Polish President Andrzej Duda has won the country's presidential election, the country's National Electoral Commission has said. The right-wing politician will lead Poland for five more years.
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Germans should stay vigilant during summer vacations to prevent a second wave of COVID-19 infections, Health Minister Spahn said. He said Germany conducted a record number of tests last week. Follow the latest from DW.
Life for refugees in Greece does not always get easier when their status is officially recognized. On the contrary: Often already traumatized by war, they face the risk of poverty and homelessness.
When Ali Rahimi arrived in Austria in September 2015, he was full of hope. Hope that he would be able to live in peace and learn to read and write. Since his deportation, he lives in constant fear for his life.
With the rise of the "Islamic State," a host of Arab-led initiatives were created to disrupt extremist content online. But their activities have triggered concerns about their wider role in countering terrorism.
The leader of the Turkish Community in Germany group has joined a wave of criticism of plans to turn Istanbul's iconic Haghia Sophia museum into a mosque. Gökay Sofuoglu said the world would lose a symbol of harmony.
Primaries for Hong Kong's pro-democracy camp drew higher numbers of voters than expected, despite fear of reprisal under a new national security law. The vote was seen as a test for resistance to the law out of Beijing.
President Trump is eager to lift coronavirus restrictions despite major upticks in infections across several US states. Experts criticize him for ignoring scientific data. A California doctor shared his concerns with DW.
Just over 60% of people in Germany would be willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a new survey has found. For researchers, the staunch opponents aren't the problem — it's the growing number of people on the fence.
A slaughterhouse in Germany has filed for state support after a coronavirus outbreak spread to more than 1,500 employees and triggered a local lockdown. Under German quarantine law, the request might succeed.
The United Kingdom might witness a rebounding of terrorist violence as coronavirus containment measures taper off, experts warn. Far-right groups are seeking to exploit the conspiracy narratives linked to COVID-19.
Sex workers and brothel operators have protested for the right to return to work in Germany. Formally, legal sex work remains outlawed due to the coronavirus despite lifted restrictions for shops and restaurants.
The Indian movie legend and his actor son, Abhishek, are in a stable condition after being admitted to hospital. The younger Bachchan's wife Aishwarya and their 8-year-old daughter have also tested positive.
Almost 1 million people watched a broadcast of the funeral of South Korean capital's Mayor Park Won-soon, who died in an apparent suicide after a secretary filed a police complaint for sexual harassment against him.
In light of a controversial security law, Germany's Green Party has called on the government to end an extradition agreement with Hong Kong. There is "good reason" Germany has no such deal with China, a lawmaker said.
The UK government has said it intends to regain control of its borders and reduce low-skilled migration. London also said it will spend nearly €800 million on border infrastructure to intensify checks and regulation.
In a reversal of four decades of hardline Islamist policies, Sudan is to scrap laws that had made leaving Islam potentially punishable by death, allow non-Muslims to consume alcohol and ban female genital mutilation.
Football fans in France have returned to the stands for the first time since the coronavirus shut down soccer. A star-studded Paris Saint-Germain routed French League 2 club Le Havre 9-0 in the exhibition match.
The Defense Ministry intends to make amends with gay soldiers who were rejected from promotion and subjected to medical exams. But will the plan address historical cases and other anti-LGBT+ discrimination?
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Travel warnings, risk areas, quarantine requirements: For many of our readers, the entry regulations for Germany remain confusing. Here are a few answers to the most important questions.
A Turkish court has revoked the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia's museum status, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan immediately signing a decree to open it to Muslim worshipers. The ancient building was once a cathedral.
Lebanon is on the brink. Millions of people are at risk of going hungry. DW's Aya Ibrahim takes a look at how things got so bad in the Middle East nation.
Munich-based start-up Sono Motors is planning to launch a solar-powered electric vehicle to bring people together through car-sharing and ride-sharing. The project's survival was ensured by a crowdfunding campaign.
At the 23rd International AIDS Conference, a case was presented in which a patient in Sao Paulo showed no trace of HIV for over a year after he stopped therapy. Scientists are skeptical about the case.
The fossil indicates that the species stemmed from a line of dinosaurs even more ancient in origin than the one that was said to have given rise to the T-Rex. The carnivores were dubbed "Aratasaurus museunacionali."
The coronavirus is not the same that came out of China half a year ago. Like other viruses, it has mutated. A recent study suggests: the globally predominant strain is more infectious than the original. We look at what gene mutations of the coronavirus could mean. Could it become more deadly?
Many animals and plants are finding a home among Germany's active military training grounds.
Kenya canceled its entire academic year over concerns of spreading the coronavirus. This is unprecedented for the east African nation, but may prove to be a blueprint for other countries to follow as the pandemic is forcing governments to draw on economic and human resources they simply don't have. DW visits the teachers and students locked out of the classroom in Nairobi.
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