Neo-Nazi Stephan Ernst has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2019 murder of German politician Walter Lübcke. The trial has raised questions about the German authorities' ability to track extremists.
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Germany has said there was a lack of data regarding the effectiveness of the AstraZeneca vaccine for older people. The UK-based firm is also in the midst of a dispute with the EU over reneging on its deal with the bloc.
Russian authorities have detained associates of the jailed opposition leader after protests in more than 100 Russian cities last weekend. A Moscow court also rejected Navalny's appeal against a 30-day pretrial detention.
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Visitors from countries deemed high risk due to mutations of the coronavirus, such as the UK, Brazil and South Africa, will face travel restrictions to Germany, the Interior Minister has said.
World Health Organization experts have begun their fact-finding mission on the origins of the global coronavirus pandemic. But it is not yet clear where they will be allowed to go and who they will get to talk to.
In a report published on Thursday, Transparency International paints a grim picture of how corruption undermined many nations' COVID-19 response last year and eroded democratic institutions.
The swimming event was scheduled to take place from March 4-7 in Tokyo, but has been postponed to May. Meanwhile, Australia has extended its travel bubble suspension with New Zealand. Follow DW for the latest.
AstraZeneca has announced delivery bottlenecks concerning its vaccine — but only for the EU. So is the UK getting preferential treatment? There are also question marks over its efficacy in elderly people.
Judges from Pakistan's top court have upheld the acquittal of a suspect accused of involvement with the gruesome beheading of reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002.
The coronavirus and a row over Brexit have strained internal UK ties. Scotland's leader, Nicola Sturgeon, questioned whether the trip was "really essential" during a lockdown.
Poland's divisive new abortion law, which effectively outlaws the practice, went into effect late on Wednesday. Protests erupted across the country overnight with more expected in the coming days.
The move temporarily freezes billions of dollars in arms sales inked during Trump's last weeks in office. The State Department says it will conduct a routine review of the deals before canceling or going ahead with them.
Christian activists say channel owners are careful not to offend Islamic fundamentalists for fear of a backlash.
Somali women's rights activists and politicians want a 30% quota for female lawmakers to be enshrined in law. Ahead of upcoming elections, female candidates and campaigners are apprehensive.
The coronavirus has raged for a year now, and Germany is no longer considered as an example of good pandemic management.
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