Thousands were arrested in a violent crackdown on anti-government protests in Belarus. Those who have since been released say that they were tortured and beaten. DW spoke with three men about their experiences.
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Belarusia's Alexander Lukashenko says his Russian counterpart offered assistance, amid days of anti-government protests.
After days of violent protests, DW spoke to opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova about her country's political future.
The US has signed a deal with Poland to begin the redeployment of American troops from Germany to the Eastern European country. The agreement also makes Poland the new headquarters of the US Army V Corps.
The US-sponsored resolution only got two "yes" votes at the UN Security Council, falling far short of the nine it needed to be adopted. China and Russia rejected the proposal, while Germany abstained.
Since the start of the year, more than 4,000 asylum-seekers have left squalid camps in northern France and made the perilous crossing to England's south coast. They face an uncertain future in the United Kingdom.
The country's health minister has defended the decision to force Germans returning from mainland Spain and the Balearic Islands to undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing. Find out more about other key developments.
Ferries added extra sailings back to England, and the Eurotunnel rail shuttle for vehicles sold out as thousands of vacationing Britons scrambled to return home to avoid having to self-quarantine for 14 days.
The Indian government has scaled down this year's independence festivities due to rising coronavirus cases in the country. The South Asian country's future depends on its response to the pandemic.
While some countries are reporting more and more new cases every day, others are adapting to a "new normal." Data for the global picture shows that the pandemic is far from over. DW's weekly statistics update.
As temperatures rise, many are seeking places to cool off. But with COVID-19 cases on the rise overcrowding is a risk.
Germany's automotive and industrial sectors were already undergoing huge structural changes before the pandemic struck. The IG Metall union thinks a shorter working week could now help prevent mass layoffs.
The mayor of the Dutch city had issued an emergency order after scores of young people took to the streets, pelting police officers with stones and fireworks. Social workers cited "coronavirus boredom" as the motive.
The German government has admitted it does not know what firearms and explosives police have impounded in the past few years and whether they were taken from extremists. The news comes amid a rise in far-right extremism.
In a cryptic Instagram post, MS Dhoni said fans should “consider me as retired.” The 39-year-old is considered one of India’s most successful cricket captains and best-loved sports personalities of all time.
Iran has said the establishment of diplomatic ties between its arch-rival Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a "dagger in the back" of all Muslims, while Turkey said the UAE had "betrayed" the Palestinian cause.
The overwhelming losers of the historic agreement between Israel and the UAE are likely to be the Palestinian people.
After the huge explosion that rocked the Lebanon’s capital, young people are coming to the aid of their fellow citizens.
Beirut's Sursock Art Museum survived 15 years of war, but not the blast. The arts community is at risk of collapse.
Germany has a shortage of nurses and caregivers. But too few foreign workers are being hired to fill the vacancies.
The protests in Belarus mark the first time the majority has taken to the streets, says DW's Olga Kapustina.
The Israel-UAE deal is good news for the region, but leaves one tragic loser, writes DW's Rainer Sollich.
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One Beirut couple will forever link the city's massive explosion with the birth of their son, George.
Foreign students coming to Germany this semester whose courses are only online will not be eligible for visas.
Thousands of veterans, relatives of the dead and far-right groups will visit Yasukuni Shrine to commemorate the event.
Biologists fear a community of organisms living on the ocean surface could be decimated as nets sweep up plastic.
Global organizations such as the IMF and the World Bank are equally complicit in perpetrating the bias, experts say.
A study finds that AGRA’s work is actually counterproductive to the objectives of many African farmers.
Mail-in voting is among biggest issues in the 2020 US presidential election campaign. How does it work?
One-time Eurovision contestant Corinna May has lost a court case after she had trouble voting in a local election.
In Germany, the media are running out of superlatives to describe Bayern's historic and "mercilessly good" 8-2 win.
Schools are set to open in Germany. But is it safe to send kids to the classroom with the pandemic still unchecked?
Schools have started again in Germany after the summer break, and we discuss what might lay ahead.
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