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.
Vice President Leni Robredo discusses her opposition to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs and how their allegiance to different political parties is designed to make leaders accountable for their actions.
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."
Riyadh initially offered multiple accounts about Khashoggi's disappearance, but later said the journalist was killed by rogue officials inside its consulate. The UN blames Saudi officials for his "premeditated" murder.
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Negotiating teams are aiming to hammer out the legal text of a Brexit deal ahead of the bloc's summit of leaders. Any potential deal they reach faces its toughest test at the political level.
Protesters blocked streets, staged sit-ins and clashed with police, in a second day of unrest in the region of Catalonia. The Spanish government condemned the separatists, saying it was "not a peaceful movement."
A family of six discovered in makeshift rooms on a farm in the Netherlands was thought to be "waiting for the end of time." An Austrian man has been arrested in connection with the discovery.
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