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Repentant recruit spreads word about IS

frauenISLaura Passoni was a single mother in a vulnerable state when an IS recruiter sold her a bill of goods about life with the Islamic State. Since her escape, she has dedicated her life to discouraging young people from falling into the same trap.

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29.11.2016 | 14:52

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Angela Merkel’s candidacy plans are promising

Merkel 4 malAngela Merkel’s decision to again be a candidate for German chancellor presents many new opportunities, says DW’s Kay-Alexander Scholz. She could be the right person to provide an answer to the rising tide of populism.

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22.11.2016 | 15:08

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Africa’s exiled ‘witches’

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In West Africa, many people believe in supernatural powers. Every year, thousands of women are branded as witches and persecuted. They can only survive in isolated villages.

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22.11.2016 | 14:48

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Ghana’s ‘Fitvolution’

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Nearly 30 percent of Ghana’s population is overweight. Many of the country’s inhabitants suffer from the same nutrition problems as people in industrialized countries. Bernice Asiedu wants to change Ghanaians’ unhealthy Lifestyles.

 

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15.11.2016 | 15:50

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Pakistani artist Saher Sohail illustrations strike a chord with the diaspora

sohailTouted as the ‘Pakistani Martha Stewart’, Saher Sohail has been making waves on social media with her witty illustrations that are based on the experiences of a second-generation Pakistani woman living abroad. DW blogger Roma Rajpal-Weiß spoke to her about her art and the inspiration behind it.

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02.11.2016 | 14:46

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