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Prince Philip laid to rest at Windsor Castle: Key moments - DW News.

Prince Philip laid to rest at Windsor Castle: Key moments - DW News.

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh - husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth the Second for more than seven decades - has been laid to rest. He died just short of his 100th birthday. Coronavirus restrictions meant that only 30 close family members ...

How – and why – to rein in Big Tech - DW Analysis

How – and why – to rein in Big Tech - DW Analysis

In March 2021, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, four of Europe's most powerful women sent a letter to Brussels. It included a dire warning. The pandemic had shown how much the EU depends on foreign technology, they wrote — and this needs...

Global COVID-19 death toll passes 3-million mark - DW News.

Global COVID-19 death toll passes 3-million mark - DW News.

The world has reached another grim milestone in the history of the coronavirus pandemic. According to figures from Johns Hopkins University, COVID-19 deaths have passed the three million mark. The worst-hit country is the United States with more t...

Zelensky, Macron, Merkel call for Russia to pull troops from Ukraine border - DW News.

Zelensky, Macron, Merkel call for Russia to pull troops from Ukraine border - DW News.

The leaders of Germany, France and Ukraine have called on Russia to pull its troops back from the Ukrainian border. Ukraine's president Volodymr Zelensky proposed a summit that would also include Moscow - which Kyiv fears is preparing an invasion....

Raul Castro steps down as head of Cuba's Communist Party - DW News.

Raul Castro steps down as head of Cuba's Communist Party - DW News.

Raul Castro steps down as head of Cuba's Communist Party | DW News Raul Castro has announced his resignation as head of Cuba's ruling Communist Party - putting an end to six decades of rule in the country by members of the Castro family. Raul, who...

Chicago police release footage of shooting of unarmed 13-year-old - DW News.

Chicago police release footage of shooting of unarmed 13-year-old - DW News.

Chicago police release a much-debated video. It contains footage from a police officer's body camera that appears to show a 13-year-old boy dropping a handgun, then raising his hands just before the officer shoots, and kills him. The release of th...

COVID therapies and the long way to recovery  - COVID-19 Special.

COVID therapies and the long way to recovery - COVID-19 Special.

The long-term health effects of the coronavirus are still poorly understood. Some people bounce back quickly. While others struggle to recover from the virus.Facing trouble focusing and breathing, or suffering severe symptoms like organ damage. Re...

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More than 700 killed since Myanmar's military coup in February - DW News.

More than 700 killed since Myanmar's military coup in February - DW News.

The European Union is reportedly planning to sanction ten individuals and two companies connected to the military regime in Myanmar. According to news agency Reuters, the sanctions could come into effect by next week. The sanctions come amid a war...

Russia-Ukraine conflict: How did it start, where will it lead? - DW News.

Russia-Ukraine conflict: How did it start, where will it lead? - DW News.

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Paris for talks on escalating tensions with Russia. They'll be joined on a video call by German chancellor Angela Merkel. There's been growing alarm in re...

Hong Kong court sentences prominent pro-democracy activists - DW News.

Hong Kong court sentences prominent pro-democracy activists - DW News.

Ten of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy campaigners have been sentenced for their roles in the 2019 anti-government protests. Media tycoon, Jimmy Lai, will serve a total of 14-months in prison. He's been given TWO sentences for unauthorized as...

German Bundestag debates national COVID 'emergency brake' - DW News.

German Bundestag debates national COVID 'emergency brake' - DW News.

Europe is in the grips of an intense third wave in the coronavirus pandemic. In France, more than 100,000 people have now died from COVID-19. Meanwhile, Germany is seeing its largest rise in new infections since early January, despite vaccinations...

At least 8 dead in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx warehouse - DW News.

At least 8 dead in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx warehouse - DW News.

There has been a shooting in the US city of Indianapolis. Local media say multiple people have been taken to hospitals in the area. Police were called to respond to reports of shots fired at a FedEx facility on the southwest side of the city near ...

China's economy grows at record 18.3% after 2020 pandemic slump - DW News

China's economy grows at record 18.3% after 2020 pandemic slump - DW News

China's economy grew a record 18.3% in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same quarter last year, according to the country's National Bureau of Statistics. It's the biggest jump in GDP since China started keeping quarterly records in 1992. ...

Chile, Israel and the problem with vaccinations - DW News.

Chile, Israel and the problem with vaccinations - DW News.

Remember the first COVID-19 vaccine jabs? They gave us hope that life might return to what it was before the pandemic. If we could only get enough people vaccinated. But some of the nations leading the world in vaccinations are still struggling wi...

Brazil's intensive care units fill up with young COVID patients - DW News.

Brazil's intensive care units fill up with young COVID patients - DW News.

The majority of coronavirus patients in ICUs in Brazil are aged 40 or younger. A recent report by the Brazilian Association of Intensive Medicine is based on data from over a third of Brazil’s intensive care wards. It shows significant increase in...

Latest research on vaccine side effects, immune reaction and thrombosis risks - COVID-19 Special.

Latest research on vaccine side effects, immune reaction and thrombosis risks - COVID-19 Special.

The risk of dying from COVID is much higher than getting a blood clot from a vaccine. But even more concerning is a new report from Oxford University that shows catching the coronavirus puts you at even more risk of a deadly blood clot. Each delay...

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US-Japan talks to focus on tensions with China - DW News.

US-Japan talks to focus on tensions with China - DW News.

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to be the first world leader to visit US President Joe Biden on Friday. Reports suggest an increasingly assertive China will be a key theme of the talks. Japan is also a security ally of the United Sta...

Russia-Ukraine crisis: What does Putin want? - To the Point.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: What does Putin want? - To the Point.

Vladimir Putin has ordered a build-up of Russian troops on Ukraine's border. Are fears of full-blown war justified? Our guests: Gesine Dornblüth (freelance journalist), Alexander Rahr (Russia expert), Roman Goncharenko (DW). Subscribe: For more ne...

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Turkish lira in freefall over Erdogan's 'unorthodox' inflation theory - DW News.

Turkish lira in freefall over Erdogan's 'unorthodox' inflation theory - DW News.

In Turkey, the coronavirus pandemic weighs on an already ailing economy. The Turkish lira plunged to almost record-levels after President Erdogan fired his third central-bank chief in two years ... to install a like-minded critic of high interest ...

What will withdrawal of US & NATO troops mean for Afghanistan? - DW News.

What will withdrawal of US & NATO troops mean for Afghanistan? - DW News.

US President Joe Biden has announced all American forces will leave Afghanistan by this September - which marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. The troop withdrawal will start May first. Biden says the exit will be done in full co...