A village mayor shuttered the local market for fear it might promote the spread of the coronavirus. But now, residents are running low on provisions, and local producers are suffering from loss of income.
Cases and deaths are surging in the United States as authorities debate whether to close schools in the fall. Tokyo has raised its alert level after a recent spike in infections. Follow DW for the latest.
Sweden was the last EU country with a travel ban from the German Foreign Ministry. Meanwhile, a new study says deaths from HIV and malaria could rise due to the pandemic. Follow DW for the latest.
Globally many thousands of seafarers are stuck on their ships. They cannot go home because of the coronavirus crisis and the situation is creating a backlog in the global shipping industry.
Few German companies are ensuring basic labor and human rights standards are respected in the supply chain. That's why two German ministers are now planning a law obliging companies to take responsibility.
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