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Australia finally embraces its Indigenous place names
As Australia's borders finally reopen, is the country ready to embrace its Indigenous place names?
Utrecht mayor apologises for Dutch city's past role in slave trade
Mayor Sharon Dijksma said she was acknowledging the "dark side of our city's history".
Dutch leader apologises for 'extreme violence' in Indonesia
A report found that Dutch troops had committed atrocities between 1945 and 1949.
Germany and Austria repatriate 19th-century human remains to Hawaii
The bones were originally collected by a German naturalist around 1880 but will now be transported to Hawaii for burial.
Indonesian war of independence explored in new Amsterdam exhibition
The exhibit is jointly curated by Dutch and Indonesian curators but has already courted controversy over some language used.
Statue of colonial governor toppled in Puerto Rico
Juan Ponce de León was the first colonial governor of Puerto Rico and is known for putting down a rebellion of indigenous people forced into labour.
Dutch king to stop using royal carriage over colonial criticism
The carriage features images of black and Asian people offering gifts to a seated young white woman.
New Caledonia votes to remain French after pro-independence boycott
The South Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia voted to remain French in a referendum on Sunday.
Barbados drops Queen Elizabeth II and becomes world's newest republic
Barbados became independent in 1966 but retained Queen Elizabeth II as sovereign.
Greenlanders seek compensation from Denmark over colonial experiment
Seven decades after a traumatic social experiment, indigenous Greenlanders who were removed from their families and taken to Denmark as children are demanding compensation.
129-year journey nears end as France returns Benin treasures
France is displaying 26 looted colonial-era artefacts for one last time before returning them to Benin.
Women taken from African mums sue Belgium for crimes against humanity
The five women, all born between 1945 and 1950, filed their lawsuit last year amid growing demands that Belgium reassesses its colonial past.
Statue swap in Mexico City as indigenous woman replaces Colombus
It comes as Mexico moves to erase symbols of the Spanish colonial era.
Algeria recalls ambassador to France in fury at Macron criticism
The French president reportedly accused Algeria's ruling elite of perpetuating a discourse based on "untruths" and a "hatred of France".
Views from the Global South: How to decolonise the climate crisis
The Global North has a ‘moral obligation’ to listen to those on the frontlines of the climate crisis.
Macron apologises to Algerians who fought with French colonisers
Thousands were seen as traitors and killed after the French withdrawal in 1962.
Viktor Orbán hits back at European leaders over controversial LGBT law
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has accused European leaders of acting like "colonialists" in their criticism of a controversial new law banning the portrayal of homosexuality.
Germany agrees to recognise colonial killings in Namibia as genocide
As well as recognising the killings and asking descendants of victims for forgiveness, Germany has committed to spend 1.1 billion euros on mostly development projects over the next 30 years.
Power of a placename: Ireland’s many Yr Wyddfas
Towns with names like Youghal and Dún Laoghaire have confused tourists in Ireland for years. Why are Ireland's placenames so confusing for English speakers?
The Welsh mountain battle: Why Snowdon should switch to Yr Wyddfa
Wales is trying to reclaim its tallest mountain’s Indigenous name, but colonial attitudes run deep.
Oxford University to keep statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes
Oriel College said removing the statue of Cecil Rhodes, one of the architects of segregation in southern Africa, would be too costly.
Gemany agrees to repatriate Nigerian bronzes looted in colonial times
In an historic move Germany has agreed to repatriate hundreds of Benin Bronzes in the Humboldt-Forum museum in Berlin to Nigeria next year.
Germany to return Benin Bronzes looted during colonial era
Germany’s minister for culture, Monika Gruetters, said the Benin Bronzes were a key test for the way the country deals with its colonial past.
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Polisario Front declares war on Morocco over Western Sahara region
A small part of Western Sahara is controlled by the self-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. Now their army broke a 29-year-old ceasefire, declaring war on Morocco.
France hands over remains of Algeria's resistance fighters
They were returned to Algeria after 170 years, in the latest move to heal the wounds of France's colonial past.