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‘Go out and kick ass’

File photo of Poet Maya Angelou during second night of Democratic National Convention in BostonParidhi Singh wanted to figure out how it would feel to meet a ‘phenomenal’ author like Maya Angelou. So she created this mock interview with the renowned women’s rights activist and poet, who passed away recently at the ripe old age of 86.

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03.06.2014 | 9:34

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‘I thought the end of my life had come’

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Nigeria’s extremist group Boko Haram is still holding over 200 schoolgirls captive. DW reporters met a girl who managed to escape. She is leveling serious accusations against the security forces and against her school.

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23.05.2014 | 11:07

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Monika’s garden of hope

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Oscar winning documentary filmmaker Megan Mylan (left) with Monika Barman, the protagonist of her latest short film, “After My Garden Grows.”

The black screen comes to life. A young girl dressed in a rust-coloured salwar-kurta (indian shirt with drawstring pants) is expertly clambering on top of a wooden structure amidst dense green foliage. As the camera follows her, the youngster turns slowly to reveal her serene, pretty face.

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23.05.2014 | 11:00

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