When it comes to safety on the job, women are often sidelined. Body armor worn by police, for example, is usually designed to fit men. In the German state of Bavaria, police are now making sure female officer are getting ballistic vests that fit.
Beijing officials ordered the schools to close again and urged residents not to leave the city after a new, "severe" coronavirus outbreak. The resurgence has been traced back to a food market. Follow DW for the latest.
The European Commission has recommended keeping the EU's external borders closed to non-EU citizens in an effort to prevent a second wave of the novel coronavirus. Follow DW for the latest.
The World Health Organization has warned that the path out of the coronavirus pandemic may last years and that the disease may never go away. Germany will start opening some borders on Saturday. Follow DW for the latest.
Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least one suicide attempt. Bavarian officials say conditions are adequate.
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