Left turns are dangerous and slow down traffic. One solution? Get rid of them. New research shows that limiting left turns at busy intersections would improve safety and reduce frustrating backups.
Dean Morrice described by judge as ‘dangerous neo-Nazi’ who pumped out racist propaganda online
A massive Mafia trial is underway in the Calabrian region of southern Italy, but people there say only a cultural shift will free them from the clans’ stranglehold.
1 June is the first day of the meteorological summer and with fine weather forecast around the country, schools on half-term and the recent relaxation of coronavirus restrictions, people are...
The potential consequences of the origins of the virus are shattering – if they can be proved
In Scott Kimball, the FBI thought it had found a high-value informant who could help solve big cases. What it got instead was lies, betrayal, and murder.
Some online are calling for compensation for people who wanted more children in the past.
An essay by Guillaume Rivest
A lucky find in the belly of a whale has changed the lives of a group of poor Yemeni fishermen.
Police in the UK thought they were raiding a pot farm but instead found a Bitcoin mine allegedly stealing power.
Hikes in house prices have dramatically outstripped wage increases during the economic recovery since the last recession.
'Red tourism' is now one of the hottest travel trends in China, with tourists flocking to sites significant to the Communist Party's history. But critics say these sites present a doctored version...
North Korea's elite university brags of alleged partnerships with Western institutes, including two German ones. Those, however, bristle at the notion of partnership. DW investigates.
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it's that we can’t rely on the decency of those around us. A willingness to blindly trust simply doesn’t compute.
Reuters photojournalist Adnan Abidi on shooting Delhi’s COVID-19 crisis
Travel to Somalia isn't actually that difficult, it's just scary. Last year, I travel to Mogadishu en route to every country in the world.
Matteo Salvini’s anti-immigrant political campaign coincided with a surge of racist abuse and attacks. Black Italians fear another oncoming wave.
Some of the trees are more than 1,000 years old and are part of rare ecosystems that some independent estimates suggest make up less than one per cent of the remaining forest in B.C. Close to 25...
Paris subways has long and interesting story. Illegal exploration of tunnels can show the power of the underground world of France.
Are Anthony Fauci and “Plandemic” cranks both like the persecuted astronomer? It’s time to retire this trope.
How burial grounds and crematoriums across India were overwhelmed with bodies following a devastating second wave of COVID-19 infections
(Bloomberg Markets) -- When Chrystia Freeland became Canada’s minister of finance in August, she had a mandate from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to aggressively pursue economic growth. She was...
After that, the human body can't repair itself.
The Austrian Airlines flight wanted to change its route to avoid Belarus, but Russia rejected this, the airline said. Meanwhile, Belarusian national airline Belavia canceled flights to eight...
Groups alleging human rights abuses against minorities in China are calling for a full-blown boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, a move likely to ratchet up pressure on the IOC,...
A case study in the social-media echo chamber.
A blaze ripped through the overcrowded settlement of Susan’s Bay in Freetown in March. Photographer Henry Kamara documents the aftermath
“It makes you realize how little people actually care,” one person said about seeing her wealthy and carefree friends jet-setting around a world trying to get through a pandemic.
The tape recorders in room WT-1 were activated by an ingenious system of electronic signals that did not require the pushing of buttons. The Secret Service logged the president’s movements around t…
Low season is the new high season, as a wave of former stay-homers are crashing down on beaches, camp sites, hotels, and restaurants.
The country’s missile-defense system tells a national story.
Photos John Minchillo
Even when there's no pandemic underway, the local economy may take a hit.
President Joe Biden ordered aides to determine the origin of the virus that causes COVID-19, saying on Wednesday that U.S. intelligence agencies are pursuing rival theories potentially including...