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The two leaders talked via videolink amid a tense standoff over Ukraine. US officials said Russia would face severe sanctions if troops crossed the border into Ukranian territory.
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What happens at Chancellor Olaf Scholz's swearing-in ceremony? The event is devoid of the pomp seen elsewhere.
On the cusp of taking the reins from Angela Merkel, incoming chancellor Olaf Scholz has sent a strong signal about where his government's foreign policy priorities lie. DW has rounded-up the most important points.
The volcano had erupted on Saturday, leaving thousands homeless. Indonesian President Joko Widodo has visited the area and pledged to rebuild.
During the COVID pandemic, epidemiologist and eccentric Karl Lauterbach became known as a voice of reason for some, and an infuriating lockdown supporter for others. Now he will be Germany's new health minister.
A rights group says that scores of former security personnel have been killed by the Taliban since they came to power.
Some 100 Japanese members of parliament prayed at the memorial that commemorates Japan's war dead — including convicted war criminals. South Korea and China slammed the visit.
Berlin's Humboldt University has criticized Bild after the paper blamed scientists for COVID restrictions. The tabloid ran pictures of three scientific researchers, labeling them "lockdown makers."
The UN health body said its recommendation was based on evidence from more than a dozen trials. Meanwhile, India has reported its lowest daily caseload in 558 days. Follow DW for all the latest COVID developments.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, tourism in the Southeast Asian country has plummeted. The consequences are dramatic for those who work in the industry.
Germany's federal and state leaders have decreed that care home workers must get vaccinated. But there are concerns have arisen over serious staffing shortages if care workers react by quitting their jobs.
A huge fire tore through an overcrowded prison in Burundi, claiming 38 lives and injuring many more.
The data gathered by the latest mission could "help us find out whether there is life elsewhere in our universe and if there is another planet like Earth," the European Space Agency said.
The US marks the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Tuesday. President Joe Biden and Jill Biden commemorated the day with a visit to Washington's World War II Memorial
The 67-year-old electrician received an 8.5-year jail term. While the sadomasochist "operations" were conducted at the men's request, the court found their consent to be legally invalid.
Authorities now believe the father killed his wife, three children and himself because he feared social services would take his children away. He had been caught forging a COVID-19 vaccination certificate for his wife.
A group with alleged ties to the "Islamic State" has "enslaved and sexually abused" hundreds of women and girls in Mozambique over the past three years, Human Rights Watch said.
A "rogue officer" shot dead his wife and five other people before he killed himself, police said. The shooting is the latest incident highlighting police brutality in Kenya.
The "Faceless — Women in Prostitution" photo exhibition sheds light on the daily realities of sex workers in Germany.
Brussels says the Belarusian government created the crisis by luring migrants with false promises. But some say Poland and the EU are ignoring human suffering.
German judoka Marie Dinkel was sexually abused by her coach when she was 13. Now 25, she speaks to DW about her experience, lack of trust and how she hopes to help others.
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Germany's new foreign minister sets the tone on Chinese policies before taking office.
India's draconian anti-terror law has come under fire from rights groups for stifling the freedoms of civil society.
Norwegian football club Tromso IL has released a jersey with a QR code link to highlight human rights concerns.
Sellers are increasingly offering secondhand luxury items to clients around the world, something once unimaginable.
The smart bandage can monitor chronic wounds with a sensor, saving time for both health care professionals and patients.
Hamilton's win in Saudi Arabia means the 2021 Formula One drivers' championship will be decided on the final weekend.
Every year many animal species go extinct, never to be seen again. But some species are rediscovered as well.
The first South America section at the Miniatur Wunderland has been opened after four years of work on two continents.
Pandemic dynamics — how to prevent the next lockdown?
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