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Coronavirus latest: Global death toll reaches 60,000 - Almost half of all deaths have occurred in Italy and Spain, as Europe struggles with the pandemic. Germany has warned of an increase in domestic violence due to stay-at-home measures. Follow DW for the latest. Go to article

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Reuters stands by Iraq virus reporting -- Reuters news agency has been fined and suspended from Iraq after reporting that the official numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country weren't accurate. They say they "will continue to report on Iraq."

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Radio Free Europe rebrands in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania

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Russia's small businesses suffer in pandemic -- Moscow has told Russians to stay home on paid leave to slow the COVID-19 crisis. Small businesses are paying the price.

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Egypt muzzles critical journalists -- Reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic has become increasingly difficult in Egypt, a country that has criminalized spreading "false news" about the disease and where officials have accused journalists of "spreading panic."

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Americans stock up on guns amid pandemic -- In the United States, customers are thronging gun stores. Though firearms do nothing to protect against the coronavirus, gun owners want to be prepared for anything else that may threaten them, Julia Mahncke reports.

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Merkel sees 'bit of hope,' but keeps lockdown in place

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Two Kennedys dead in canoe accident -- A mother and young son, members of the world-famous political Kennedy family, have been confirmed dead following a canoeing accident. "Our family has lost two of the brightest lights," said Congressman Joe Kennedy.

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Pakistan rearrests 4 cleared in Pearl murder -- After a Pakistani court sparked outrage for its acquittal of four men on death row for the 2002 murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl, authorities have said they will appeal the acquittal — and have rearrested the men.

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Man shot dead for flouting virus rules -- Police in the Philippines have shot dead a man for not wearing a mask and provoking officers. President Duterte has ordered police and military to kill anyone violating quarantine or causing trouble during the pandemic.

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Twins given coronavirus-linked names -- An Indian couple has called newborn twins "Corona" and "Covid" amid the country's lockdown. The names were meant as a reminder of the hardships of the delivery but also had a positive connotation, they said.

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Hidden danger: Land mines still a global threat -- Thousands of civilians are killed by land mines each year, but international efforts are making a difference.

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IS prison riot in Syria highlights Kurds' plight -- The "Islamic State" was defeated one year ago. But Kurdish forces are still guarding thousands of former IS combatants. A recent prison riot demonstrates just how tense the situation has become in Kurdish regions.

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French doctor apologizes for 'Africa' coronavirus test idea

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US accused of seizing face mask shipments bound for Europe, Canada

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Venezuelan Navy boat rams German cruise ship and sinks

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Berlin district mayor defends deliberate coronavirus infection

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Life on lockdown across the globe -- DW correspondents provide an insight into how everyday life is changing because of the coronavirus.

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Dance away the corona blues: DW's top tunes -- "Without music, life would be a mistake." Friedrich Nietzsche knew what he was talking about.

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COVID-19 and climate: Short-term positives -- To fight future pandemics, scientists need to focus on climate change, says Chris Gordon from the University of Ghana.

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US firm denies German 'piracy' claims over vanished face masks

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Opinion: Germans rally behind Merkel amid coronavirus crisis

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Germany warns against easing coronavirus restrictions despite progress

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Senegal postpones Independence Day celebrations

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African entrepreneurs hard hit by Germany's COVID-19 crisis

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Covid-19: Relief promises for Africa's small businesses

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Coronavirus lockdown: Delhi struggles to feed migrants left behind

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Coronavirus fears hit Rohingya refugee camps

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India's new residence law triggers fury in Kashmir

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German adventurer and activist Rüdiger Nehberg dies

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Coronavirus lockdown impacts small business in Britain

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As the coronavirus triggers a global economic crisis, just how bad could it get?

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Coronavirus oil shock prompts Trump's about-face

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Coronavirus and the Fake News outbreak

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Science unscripted - Daily news on COVID-19

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Coronavirus: Study suggests Europe may have averted 59,000 deaths

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Renewables make up over half of Germany's power mix

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Covid-19 gives environment a boost

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Don't forget climate threat, Earth Hour activists urge

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Laughter in times of crisis: 10 comedies from 10 decades

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The doctor wears Prada: How fashion designers and TV series support hospitals

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Wagner music festival canceled over coronavirus concerns

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The Bayreuth Festival cancelled

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Bundesliga: Hansi Flick is perfect for Bayern Munich, but not just because of the football

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Women's Bundesliga not facing wave of bankruptcies — at least not yet

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick signs permanent contract

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Coronavirus and sports: Bundesliga deny reports of amended schedule

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Opinion: Chances for EU despite the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus: German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier calls for global alliance

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Opinion: New York and US reel from coronavirus pandemic

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Yemen: Has the suffering all been for nothing?

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Saudi Arabia dismisses criticism over Khashoggi murder

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Nigerian information minister: 'This government does not violate anybody's right'

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