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Angela Merkel lays out Germany's coronavirus strategy - DW News.

Angela Merkel lays out Germany's coronavirus strategy - DW News.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said "we are in a difficult stage of the pandemic" in a press conference on Thursday. Germany extended its current lockdown to at least February 14 on Tuesday, reflecting the high daily infection rate and death coun...

Joe Biden’s first 24 hours in office: What did he change? - DW News.

Joe Biden’s first 24 hours in office: What did he change? - DW News.

Biden signed over a dozen of executive orders on his first day in the Oval Office, including ones that saw the US rejoin the international Paris climate accord and the World Health Organization, from which the former president had withdrawn US mem...

Why is Boris Johnson so economical with the truth? - Conflict Zone.

Why is Boris Johnson so economical with the truth? - Conflict Zone.

DW's Conflict Zone host Tim Sebastian confronts Andrew Bowie, a vice-chairman of Britain's Conservatives, on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit promises. Watch the program and let us know what you think below or join the conversation on Face...

President Joe Biden's inauguration speech and analysis - DW News.

President Joe Biden's inauguration speech and analysis - DW News.

The United States has a new president. Joe Biden took the oath of office today, becoming America's 46th president. In his inaugural speech Biden made a call for unity to his fellow Americans. He takes power at a time when the US is reeling from th...

Independant panal says China could've avoided the coronavirus pandemic - DW News.

Independant panal says China could've avoided the coronavirus pandemic - DW News.

The head of an independent panel investigating the WHO’s response to the COVID 19 pandemic stated that the pandemic could have been avoided had China acted sooner. In a report made public on Monday former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a...

Leading tech journalist Kara Swisher on how social media can misinform the public - DW News.

Leading tech journalist Kara Swisher on how social media can misinform the public - DW News.

"They look like idiots, but are they? Or are they people that were just incredibly manipulated?" DW's Washington Bureau Chief Ines Pohl interviews tech journalist Kara Swisher on the riot at the Capitol, social media's role in it and Donald Trump....

How fair is the vaccine roll-out worldwide? - COVID-19 Special.

How fair is the vaccine roll-out worldwide? - COVID-19 Special.

The news organisation VICE has discovered the wealthy are paying big bucks for specially organised "vaccine holidays". At a time of travel bans they take a luxury trip to India or the Emirates. Long enough to get their two jabs and fit in some sig...

Navalny reveals investigation into  «Putin's Palace»  - DW News.

Navalny reveals investigation into «Putin's Palace» - DW News.

Who owns the sprawling palace complex, with its own amphitheatre, a teahouse and a helipad at the Black Sea? Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has released a two-hour video investigation into the complex, saying the palace was built for Russian Presid...

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Stricter rules and tougher controls as Germany extends lockdown - DW News.

Stricter rules and tougher controls as Germany extends lockdown - DW News.

Germany extends its lockdown until at least mid-February, with stricter rules on mask-wearing as part of tougher controls to curb new variants of Covid-19. Although the country has been reporting a drop in new infections, German leaders hope furth...

Pakistan vax: Two vaccines approved, mass trials for CanSinoBio - DW News.

Pakistan vax: Two vaccines approved, mass trials for CanSinoBio - DW News.

With coronavirus cases on the rise, Pakistan has just approved China's Sinopharm COVID 19 vaccine for emergency use. The approval comes just days after authorities green lighted the Oxford-Astra Zeneca vaccine. But Pakistan is also hosting mass tr...

How the coronavirus pandemic sparks innovations - COVID-19 Special.

How the coronavirus pandemic sparks innovations - COVID-19 Special.

Innovation has been key in battling the coronavirus pandemic. Scientists developed vaccines at breakneck speed, putting governments on offense. They're inoculating whole populations to outsmart COVID and looking at other ways to innovate our way o...

President Trump: The 24 final hours in the white house - DW News.

President Trump: The 24 final hours in the white house - DW News.

Washington has become a fortress city of roadblocks and barricades, and the FBI is vetting all 25,000 people providing security for President-elect Joe Biden's upcoming inauguration. Rehearsals of the ceremony are taking place in a city that now r...

Guatemala cracks down on US-bound migrant caravan - DW News.

Guatemala cracks down on US-bound migrant caravan - DW News.

Police in Guatemala have broken up a group of thousands of migrants from central America who are trying to reach the United States. Officers used batons and shields to force the migrants back towards the Honduran border. The migrants had camped ou...

Refugees stuck in winter shelters at EU border in Bosnia - DW News.

Refugees stuck in winter shelters at EU border in Bosnia - DW News.

European lawmakers are set to discuss the fate of migrants stranded along the EU's external borders. The situation is especially acute in Bosnia, where thousands of mostly Middle Eastern migrants remain in limbo. Bosnia is not an EU member, but it...

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Which treatments are most effective against COVID-19? - COVID-19 Special.

Which treatments are most effective against COVID-19? - COVID-19 Special.

While everyone's focused on COVID-19 vaccines, what about a cure or treatment for those infected with coronavirus or those of us who could still catch it? Especially as a second or third wave crests in many countries. Hospitals have a small arsena...

US: Tense calm ahead of Joe Biden's presidential inauguration - DW News.

US: Tense calm ahead of Joe Biden's presidential inauguration - DW News.

President Trump's supporters have begun their rallies across the country but there hasn't been reports of major violence. Security has been beefed up in state capitals ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. Police and National Guard troop...

Kenyan healthcare workers go on strike - vaccine shortage in Africa - Coronavirus Update.

Kenyan healthcare workers go on strike - vaccine shortage in Africa - Coronavirus Update.

In Kenya 32 healthcare workers died of Covid-19, over 3000 got infected. Now healthcare workers are on strike. They demand better pay, medical cover and adequate protective gear. Africa has so far secured only one fifth of the Covid-19 vaccination...

Why was Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny arrested upon his arrival in Russia? - DW News.

Why was Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny arrested upon his arrival in Russia? - DW News.

After recovering in Berlin from reported Novichok poisoning, opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been arrested upon his return to Russia. Supporters say he is a political prisoner. The press was denied entry into the airport's arrival hall. A pub...

Caravan of Central American migrants heads toward US border - DW News.

Caravan of Central American migrants heads toward US border - DW News.

Thousands of migrants from central America are gathering in Guatemala for an expected push north towards the United States. Mexican border forces are on alert for their arrival. It's thought the migrants are hoping Joe Biden's incoming administrat...

Poisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny heads back to Russia - DW Deutsch.

Poisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny heads back to Russia - DW Deutsch.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is heading home from Germany - where he's been recovering from a nerve agent attack that almost killed him. Navalny INSISTS Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the poisoning - which the Kremlin denies....