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Pakistan: Blast near mosque in Peshawar leaves dozens dead

A police official building, where a large number of people had gathered for worship, had collapsed and that several people were believed to be trapped under the rubble. Authorities said they suspect a suicide bombing. A suspected suicide attack near a mosque in the city of Peshawar in northwestern Pakistan ... Read full article »

Could Adolf Hitler's seizure of power have been prevented?

Adolf Hitler's rise to Reich Chancellor on January 30, 1933 changed world history, yet a new Berlin exhibition imagines how things might have turned out differently. In the early 1930s it looked as if Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party would be unlikely to ever take power. By the autumn of 1932, the Nazis ... Read full article »

Japan: Two skiers presumed dead after avalanche

Police are trying to confirm the identities and nationalities of the two men. They were caught in an avalanche in the Nagano region. Two men have been found after getting caught in an avalanche and are presumed dead, police from central Japan's Nagano region said Monday. Police official Tomohiro ... Read full article »

Tunisia's parliamentary election sees 11% voter turnout

The tepid turnout of 11.3%, according to provisional figures, came as opposition groups boycotted the election. The vote was seen as a test for President Kais Saied's rule and the country's democracy. Voters shunned Tunisia's parliamentary elections Sunday, with only 11.3% showing up to the booths, ... Read full article »

Ukraine updates: Zelenskyy urges faster weapon deliveries

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that the situation in Ukraine remains "tough." Kyiv has requested fighter jets after Berlin agreed to supply it with Leopard 2 tanks. DW rounds up the latest. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has urged allies to "speed up" weapon supplies, ... Read full article »

Erdogan hints Finland could join NATO without Sweden

The Turkish president reiterated Ankara's demands that Sweden extradite "terrorists." Finland and Sweden have made a joint bid to join the military alliance, ending decades of non-alignment. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested that Ankara could approve Finland's application for NATO ... Read full article »

Fact check: 4 myths about Mahatma Gandhi

On the 75th anniversary of the Indian independence movement leader's death, DW examines claims related to Gandhi's sexuality, racism accusations, an alleged friendship with Adolf Hitler and a meeting with the Dalai Lama. January 30 marks the 75th anniversary of the assassination of Mohandas Karamchand ... Read full article »

Scotland reviews transgender prisoners policy after outcry

Transgender prisoners would not be sent to a women's prison if they have a history of violence against women, at least until the review is completed, the Scottish government has said. The Scottish government said on Sunday that it would review the treatment of trans prisoners and introduce measures to ... Read full article »

At Argentina junta memorial, Scholz evokes Iran protests

At a memorial to victims of Argentina's military dictatorship, Germany's Olaf Scholz said it made him think of Iran's ongoing crackdown on protesters. He also visited a VW factory. Olaf Scholz spent a second day in Buenos Aires on Sunday, visiting a memorial to those killed in the country's military ... Read full article »

Karim Adeyemi finally makes his mark for Borussia Dortmund

Karim Adeyemi made his biggest mark in Borussia Dortmund colors as the club won their third straight Bundesliga game in 2023. The relief on Karim Adeyemi's face was evident. The 21-year-old closed his eyes and pushed the air out of his mouth. The Borussia Dortmund winger had waited a long time for ... Read full article »

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