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The UN has called for action after an increase in people fleeing conflict and persecution despite the COVID pandemic.
Commemorating the upcoming 80th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, German President Steinmeier said the suffering of the former Soviet people should be "burned into Germany's collective memory."
The veteran thrust his people's plight into the spotlight, urging German reparations for colonial-era atrocities.
Germany's "New Right" pushes racist ideologies by subtle, and slick professional means.
That June 19 has been made a US holiday to commemorate the end of slavery is overdue and important. But police reform is much more urgent for combating systemic racism, says Johanna Soll.
The delta variant is spreading. More transmissible than alpha, it is sparking concerns of further loss and lockdowns.
Around half of the German population have now received at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine. Elsewhere, experts say Japan must ban spectators at the Olympics. Follow DW for the latest.
The Kremlin has blamed nihilism, the spread of new variants and low vaccination rates as the Russian capital reported a record number of daily infections.
India's vaccination campaign has exposed a deep urban-rural divide. Women are also falling behind in COVID vaccinations.
Prospects for India's vehicle sector hang on the monsoon season and a successful vaccination campaign.
Armed attackers have abducted at least 80 pupils and five teachers from a school in the state of Kebbi. Security forces are searching for the kidnapped students and staff.
The German Chancellor said the price of synthetic fuels would go down in the future as demand increased. German airline chiefs remained cautious about profit margins.
Prosecutors said the man killed his girlfriend in a jealous fit of drunken rage after she did not return home from a party.
The bear caused havoc on the streets, a military base and even wandered onto an airport runway. Hunters shot it dead when it wandered back into the forest.
The jewelry maker offers pendants shaped like Ukraine — just without the peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014.
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After Benjamin Pavard's head injury in France's recent win, questions are being asked about UEFA's concussion protocols.
Denmark's Christian Eriksen shares a hopeful message after his health scare; Mackenzie Scott donates billions — again.
Germany wants to have 10 million electric cars on the road by the end of the decade, but how realistic is this?
Paris is working to welcome tourists back — but the French capital faces some unexpected competition.
Women in Turkey are demanding more protection from male violence — urging Ankara to rejoin the Istanbul Convention.
Each year, the winner of the prestigious Ingeborg Bachmann Prize is chosen among authors reading a 25-minute text on TV.
With jobs scarce due to COVID some Mozambicans have turned to illegal gold mines. Organic farming offers an alternative.
See how a TikTok trend is feeding into anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.
Some of the world's poorest countries and communities are also some of the most jab-wary.
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