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The approval of Green Party members was the last hurdle for a new three-way coalition government in Germany. The two other parties, the Free Democrats and the Social Democrats have already voted in favor.
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The SPD has presented its Cabinet ministers for Germany's new government. There are a few surprises.
Epidemiologist and eccentric Karl Lauterbach is a controversial choice for the role of health minister.
The charges against the deposed leader included incitement against the military and violating COVID regulations.
Governments and international organizations have said Suu Kyi did not receive a fair trial.
Hopes were high in 2015 after Aung San Suu Kyi and her party gained power. However, her attempt to lead the country into a better future with nonviolent means has been unsuccessful, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen.
A rights group says that scores of former security personnel have been killed by the Taliban since they came to power.
Scientists and Berlin's Humboldt University have 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 against the use of convalescent plasma in patients was based on evidence from more than a dozen trials. Follow DW for all the latest COVID developments from around the world.
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.
Lawmakers have condemned torch-bearing protesters who gathered outside the home of Saxony's health minister.
The United States, Germany, Italy, France and Britain are all standing by Ukraine in the face of Russian threats. Western leaders call on Moscow to respect Kyiv's "territorial integrity."
Washington has said it will not be sending any diplomatic representation to the games. However, the move does not stop US athletes from competing.
India and Russia have signed several agreements to bolster military and trade ties as the countries' leaders met for the first in-person talks since 2019.
Dessie and Kombolcha are now the front lines of the ongoing Tigray conflict. Ethiopian forces have claimed they have taken the key towns but Tigrayan forces say they made a planned withdrawal.
Another three of 17 abducted members of a US missionary group have been freed in Haiti.
Israel warns it will shut down systems of those using its cyber technology for anything other than preventing "terrorist acts and serious crimes." This follows outcry and even lawsuits over NSO and its Pegasus tool.
The euro banknotes have undergone only one minor update since being introduced almost 20 years ago. Now, a decision on new designs to make them "more relatable" is to be taken by 2024, the ECB says.
German factory orders have dropped steeply amid a downturn in demand from manufacturers — particularly from countries outside the eurozone.
Russia has accused the US Air Force of creating "a threat to civil aviation." An Aeroflot passenger plane reportedly narrowly avoided hitting a NATO aircraft.
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.
Mercury poses serious health risks, yet despite pressure to ban its trade, Kyrgyzstan is ramping up production.
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Gambia has reelected President Adama Barrow by a surprisingly wide margin, despite the incumbent's broken promises.
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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