One of the largest spending plans in US history has passed through the Senate after half a day of debate and deliberation. It will now return to the House of Representatives.
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The conflict in Tigray, the northern region of Ethiopia, has mostly been unfolding under a media blackout since early November. Thousands of civilians have likely died as a result of the crisis.
Demonstrators have not been put off by security forces, who have escalated an increasingly brutal crackdown.
Lockdown — a time without parties and drug use? Not quite. Despite COVID, tons of cocaine is ending up in Germany. The stimulant is crossing the Atlantic in record quantities, hidden in shipping containers.
The referendum is being held despite it being extremely rare to see women in Islamic full-face veils on Swiss streets.
Whether hacking attacks or disinformation campaigns, online meddling could sway public opinion and influence the outcome of the September vote, experts warn. Recent incidents suggest that the threat is real.
The head of Germany's vaccination committee says a shortage of vaccines will come to an end in the next months. Meanwhile, home-testing kits in supermarkets have sold out within hours.
Coronavirus vaccines are rare and many citizens are waiting for a shot. FDP leader Christian Lindner claims doses are being discarded due to poor logistics planning. Are they?
Residents of New Zealand's biggest city ventured out Sunday after restrictions were lifted. No new local COVID-19 cases were recorded throughout the day.
Brussels will call on Washington to lift the export ban on AstraZeneca's vaccine to ensure the producer's obligation to the EU is met, according to the Financial Times.
Paraguay's president is facing increasing pressure from protesters angered by a lack of vaccines and the country's overburdened health system.
The COVID-19 lockdown across the UK has thrown up yet another challenge: How to cope with the infestation of rats.
There's been a huge jump in the number of new amateur adult content creators since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey's iconic first tweet on the platform is up for sale at a digital memorabilia auction. Bidding for the tweet has already reached $2.5 million.
Demonstrators blocked roads after the Lebanese pound fell lower. As poverty and hunger spreads, pressure is mounting on politicians to form a new government.
Senegal is facing its worst political unrest in years following the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. At least five people have been killed in clashes between protesters and police.
Activists are trying to reinvigorate the pro-democracy movement after a break due to the pandemic. Protesters risk being prosecuted under a draconian royal defamation law.
French media regulators have stepped in to preserve the Chinese state-run channel's permission to stay on the air in Europe.
Joe Biden's rhetoric about Saudi Arabia has changed since entering office. The new president's approach has been tempered as he shies away from punishing the nation for alleged human rights abuses.
A number Belarus nationals who were injured during peaceful anti-government marches in the summer 2020 are now in Germany receiving medical treatment. DW spoke to two of them. This is their story.
The Grand Ayatollah is not only the spiritual leader of Iraqi Shiites, but also an important political figure. Here is a portrait of the man who will receive a visit from Pope Francis in the Iraqi city of Najaf.
Although the German luxury carmaker is making huge investments in electromobility, Porsche says its cleaner synthetic fuel will allow older models of its performance car range to stay on the road for longer.
The French are not keen to repatriate 'IS' fighters abroad. Refusing to do so will backfire, says Luisa von Richthofen.
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It was billed as the battle of the strikers and Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland ensured it lived up to that.
The German chancellor has warned that the coronavirus pandemic threatens to roll back advances in women's rights.
March 8 marks the UN's International Women's Day — an occasion that is meant to be a global celebration. But with more and more women suffering each day, there is little to rejoice in Africa, writes DW's Mimi Mefo.
Find out more about the Golden and Silver Bear winners of the Berlin Internationl Film Festival's competition.
The Berlinale's winner will grab headlines for being a "Romanian sex-tape movie." But Radu Jude's work lives up to Berlin's political reputation, says DW's Elizabeth Grenier.
The German-Speaking Jewry Heritage Museum could be forced to close. An Israeli professor has a plan to save it.
The Golden Globes have named an Asian woman as best director for the first time ever.
China set an ambitious 2060 carbon neutrality target, but its new five year plan is a tentative roadmap.
Believers in the conspiracy thought Donald Trump would win his war against the "deep state" with the military's support.
Kenya has successfully created embryos of the nearly extinct northern white rhino. But now scientists must transfer them into a surrogate southern white rhino mother to save the species.
How did Merkel go from Europe's leadership champion in the COVID-19 fight to lagging behind on vaccines and testing?
Lombardy in Italy was the first place the horrors of COVID-19 were felt outside of China.
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