Belgium has recorded a steep rise in coronavirus infections. The government has ordered bars and restaurants to close, and urged people to wear face masks and work from home. Hospital workers say they're overwhelmed.
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Ireland has imposed heavy new restrictions and shut down non-essential businesses, becoming the first EU country to re-enter lockdown. Follow DW for the latest on the pandemic.
One person, one vote: It's the law of the land in the US. But advocacy groups argue that isn't the case for minorities.
A new cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh appears to be failing after reports of shelling from both Azerbaijani and Armenian forces. Russia, which mediated the truce, says the continued fighting is "unacceptable."
With better equipment and more experience, residents will be allowed visitors throughout the second wave of COVID-19.
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Politician Karoline Preisler — hospitalized with COVID-19 earlier this year — confronts those who trivialize the virus.
Germany will continue to support Iraq as part of the anti-IS coalition and a NATO police training mission, the chancellor has said. She praised Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi for his support of democratic reforms.
Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said a study on racism among Germany's police "should have been commissioned long ago." He plans to work with Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, who has previously rejected such a study.
Iran mistakenly shot down Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 at a time of spiraling military tensions with the US. Now Iranian and Ukrainian officials are meeting to reach a deal on compensation for the victims' families.
A violent altercation broke out between Chinese and Taiwanese diplomats at a Taiwan National Day celebration in Fiji. Taiwan said an official was hospitalized with a head injury after Chinese officials crashed the event.
Armed men have broken into a jail in eastern Congo and released almost all the prisoners. The local mayor said an Islamist militant group was behind the attack.
The US debate commission has implemented a new rule ahead of the final presidential debate on Thursday. Each contender will be muted for two minutes at a time to allow their opponent to speak uninterrupted.
Protesters in Colombia have demanded that the president meet with Indigenous groups to discuss rising violence in parts of the country. Trade unions and student groups have also called for a national strike.
The Indian government has opposed the concept of same-sex marriage, saying it is "against Indian culture."
The seizure of Italian fishing boats by Libya is nothing new, but the recent capture of two boats is complicated by the fact that the 18 detained fishermen are being held by one of the two rival governments in Libya.
Many believed that the coronavirus pandemic was largely under control in Germany. The current spike in infections has proved them wrong. Now lawmakers are scrambling to regain control, DW's Jens Thurau writes.
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