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Aleppo: ‘I’ve said goodbye to my family forever’

They were a happy family – until the Syrian war arrived in Aleppo. Rima A. decided at that point to leave her loved ones and her homeland. Now she lives in Germany and and tells DW her memories of the war.

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17.07.2017 | 15:04

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Women of Instagram : Winning on the outside, but weeping on the inside.

Like a lot of women in our generation, I wake up each morning and refresh my social media feeds to get an update on the world. Mostly it’s stuff that I don’t really need to know or about people I’m not so close to. But I find these people and their lives interesting anyway. Often I end up scrolling mindlessly, not only first thing after waking up or falling asleep but also countless times in between…. and you know what, it’s exhausting.

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17.07.2017 | 13:10

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“Eyes As Big As Plates” : Natural Beauty

For their project “Eyes As Big As Plates,” Norwegian photographer Karoline Hjorth and Finnish artist Riitta Ikonen have photographed people from ten countries, dressed in plants from where they live.

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14.07.2017 | 9:25

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Women grapple with Silicon Valley’s bro culture

Sheryl Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and founder of the women’s non-profit Lean In Foundation

Abuse towards women is rife in Silicon Valley’s macho culture. Meanwhile just 7 per cent of cash goes directly towards women-led startups based in the main US IT hub. So, why aren’t women a larger driving force in Tech?

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12.07.2017 | 13:46

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Body trends to blow your mind

Summer is finally upon us in the northern hemisphere. With rising temperatures, clothes are getting scantier, regular bodies are being exposed to the critical eyes of the tabloid press and those who prey on our insecurities. This in turn has led to the next head-scratching body trend.

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10.07.2017 | 14:12

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