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Russian dissident Alexei Navalny has been moved from his prison to a hospital for convicts, officials say. EU foreign ministers are meeting to discuss the Kremlin critic's health, saying they hold Russia responsible.
Several police officers who were seized by anti-France demonstrators from radical Islamist group TLP have been freed. Protesters want the French ambassador to the country expelled in an ongoing dispute over blasphemy.
Japan says it is asking Myanmar to free a Japanese journalist who has been taken into custody amid a crackdown on the opposition.
Dasha Navalnaya's plea comes a day after doctors warned her father is at risk of kidney failure. Meanwhile, allies of the Kremlin critic have called for widespread protests on Wednesday.
The capital is the worst-hit city in India, with new infections threatening to overload the health care system. The country as a whole has reported another record daily rise in cases.
Teens 16-and-up can receive the BioNTech-Pfizer shot, and anyone 18-and-up can get the Moderna shot.
The US pushes ahead with its vaccination drive while Indian hospitals try to adapt to deal with an overwhelming surge in new COVID-19 infections. Follow DW for the latest.
For the first time in over a year, people can travel to New Zealand from Australia without having to contend with a strict quarantine. The countries' leaders hope to expand the arrangement.
Many states are reporting shortages of medical oxygen, treatment drugs and hospital beds.
President Felix Tshisekedi has flagged security in the country's troubled eastern region as a priority.
Five rockets have targeted an Iraqi air base hosting US soldiers, wounding two foreign contractors and three Iraqi soldiers. It's the latest attack coinciding with tensions between Baghdad's allies Tehran and Washington.
Drug consumption rooms allow addicts to use safely. In Germany, they’re common; but in Scotland — Europe’s drug death capital — progress is painfully slow.
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Twelve teams have agreed to join a Super League, but no German clubs are involved at this stage. The move is a direct challenge to UEFA's Champions League and undermines Europe's domestic leagues. Here's the latest:
Mining critical resources endangers nature and human rights. Yet the industry is expanding.
Some claim that getting a jab causes infertility, while others say it can manipulate human DNA. DW investigates.
"Not even water?" The good news about Ramadan in lockdown is not having to hear such questions, young Muslims in Germany say. But that gain doesn't come without a new set of challenges.
Five centuries ago, Martin Luther refused to withdraw his criticism of the Catholic Church. The rest is history.
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