British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson says we need to stop the criminalization of drug use. DW's Ines Pohl caught up with him in New York where the issue has been high on the agenda of a UN meeting.
As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police, and rights groups think the number is much higher.
The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much higher.
The next pandemic could spread within 36 hours, disrupt economies and destabilize national security, WHO and World Bank experts have said. The panel said current efforts to manage a pandemic are "grossly insufficient."
Lufthansa and the cabin crew trade union UFO remain at odds over pay for some 21,000 workers.
Fritz von Weizsäcker, the son of late German President Richard von Weizsäcker, was stabbed while giving a medical lecture in Berlin. One other person was seriously injured in the attack.
The origins of the migrants discovered aboard the Danish-owned ferry are unknown. The driver of the truck has been detained for questioning over possible involvement in human trafficking.
In their first head-to-head TV debate, Prime Minister Johnson and Labour leader Corbyn sought to win over voters ahead of the December 12 election. The two faced scrutiny over their plans for Brexit and public spending.
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