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3 months ago

New variant: EU countries slammed for slow vaccine sharing - Vaccine equity campaigners have long warned the EU that sharing doses was essential to prevent new variants emerging. EU countries made big promises on vaccine donations, but have so far struggled to deliver. Why? Go to article

5 hours ago

WHO classifies omicron a 'Variant of Concern' -- The UN health body has given the new variant a name and said it is a variant of concern. The WHO urged against hasty travel curbs while it gathers more data.

8 hours ago

New coalition promises climate revolution -- Germany's new coalition has promised a climate bonanza but can the targets be hit?

7 hours ago

Who is Germany's chancellor-in-waiting? -- It's time to take a fresh look at the man who revived the SPD. Often likened to a robot, Olaf Scholz has never really been popular in his own party. But now he's set to head the next German government.

10 hours ago

New govt. to ease migration, citizenship rules -- Pledges include long-fought issues of dual citizenship, family reunions for refugees and simplified visa applications.

14 hours ago

Lukashenko says migrants have 'right' to go west -- The Belarusian strongman encouraged migrants to continue their journey into the EU. "We will not try to catch you, beat you, and hold you behind barbed wire," he said.

3 hours ago

Ukraine president alleges 'coup plot' in media briefing -- President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told journalists that Kyiv had information about a coup plot involving people in Ukraine and Russia and seeking to supplant him with a media oligarch. However he offered few details.

11 hours ago

Rescuer found alive in Siberia mine accident -- After expecting no more survivors following a devastating fire at a coal mine in Russia — one more person was found alive. Over 50 people were killed in the accident — including 46 miners.

13 hours ago

US lawmakers meet with Taiwan's president -- A bipartisan US Congressional delegation has arrived in Taiwan to meet senior leaders of the island. The visit, the second by US lawmakers this month, comes amid rising tensions between Taiwan and China.

18 hours ago

Curfew in Solomon Islands after days of unrest -- Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has said protesters involved in the riots were being misled by foreign powers. Meanwhile, Australian troops have arrived in the capital to help local enforcement restore order.

11 hours ago

Ai Weiwei on surviving captivity -- The Chinese artist was in Berlin to discuss his new memoir, which also vividly depicts his father's years of internment.

6 hours ago

What next for migrants stuck in Belarus? -- Berlin has denied claims that Germany agreed to take in 2,000 migrants. Meanwhile, COVID concerns are mounting.

13 hours ago

Qatar touts dismountable stadium for 'sustainable' 2022 World Cup

1 day ago

Eliminating violence against women — Jane tells her story (Twitter)

16 hours ago

'I couldn't see my father when he died' — Germany records 100,000 COVID deaths (Twitter)

16 hours ago

Interpol elects new president despite torture accusations (YouTube)

16 hours ago

Channel drownings a disgrace to Europe - The deaths of 27 migrants trying to cross from France to England in a rubber dinghy represents a collective failure.

7 hours ago

New COVID variant sparks international alarm — as it happened

3 hours ago

EU states agree to suspend travel from southern African nations over new coronavirus variant

9 hours ago

Why is the COVID mortality rate spiking in Germany?

1 day ago

Who can travel to Germany now that COVID restrictions are being tightened again?

1 day ago

India battles floods amid extreme weather -- Experts say a surge in weather-related catastrophes on the subcontinent is due to human-induced climate change.

8 hours ago

Santa Claus is gay in new Norwegian ad -- A Christmas ad depicts Santa Claus' gay romance, marking Norway's decriminalization of homosexuality 50 years ago.

7 hours ago

Shoppers, protesters line up for Black Friday -- All over the world, retailers lure customers on "Black Friday" with discounts and special offers.

9 hours ago

COVID-19 antiviral pills as game changers? -- Antiviral drugs like Paxlovid could slash hospitalizations and deaths from coronavirus. Treatments would bring us a step closer to the end of this pandemic.

8 hours ago

The new social platform for young Europeans - 29.05.2021 - Young, bold, European. ENTR a digital space for open discussion about what really matters and what connects us all.

5 months ago

Germany's next government tackles the housing crisis

10 hours ago

COVID: Germany calls in air force to transfer ICU patients

14 hours ago

Germany: Merkel calls for more contact restrictions in fourth wave

1 day ago

What are the key issues for Germany's new government?

1 day ago

Celebrating the world's first ever Day of the Mediterranean

8 hours ago

Inside Europe 25.11.2021

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DW News Africa with Christine Mhundwa, 26 November 2021

7 hours ago

AfricaLink on Air — 26 November 2021

8 hours ago

Germany's new Africa policy holds few surprises

9 hours ago

Bangladesh's BNP opposition party in dire straits as leader's health deteriorates

10 hours ago

DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 26 November 2021

11 hours ago

How India's stand-up comedians are challenging authority

13 hours ago

How Japanese travel 'abroad' without leaving home

13 hours ago

DW Business – Europe & America

3 hours ago

China's economy: What next for the Asian powerhouse?

5 hours ago

DW Business - Africa

8 hours ago

Retailers pin hopes on Black Friday sales

10 hours ago

Nuclear power in Hungary: Green, cheap and independent?

8 hours ago

Are you #doingyourbit?

8 hours ago

Living Planet: Rethinking tourism in Barcelona

1 day ago

The price of perfume, climate miseducation in schools & tourism's toll

1 day ago

Weekly roundup — Is it time?

11 hours ago

Fact check: Should 5- to 11-year-olds be vaccinated against COVID-19?

9 hours ago

What we know about the new corona variant from Africa

12 hours ago

The coronavirus pandemic is far from over

8 months ago

Queer South Africa: Zanele Muholi's photography breaks taboos

12 hours ago

World in Progress: From South Africa's townships to the world

2 days ago

Germany's 16 states: Saarland

2 days ago

Freddie Mercury: inimitable and unforgettable

2 days ago

Germany record biggest World Cup qualifying win yet against Turkey

7 hours ago

Opinion: Ralf Rangnick could be Manchester United's best move in years

11 hours ago

Bayern Munich: Qatar rift between fans and bosses escalating

12 hours ago

Beijing Olympics: What could a diplomatic boycott achieve?

14 hours ago