The German chemical giant has agreed to settle a class action over charges that its Monsanto unit misled consumers about the safety of its weedkiller Roundup. It contains glyphosate, which has been linked to cancer.
Anti-Semitic authors will soon be compulsory reading in Hungarian schools, and history books will be rewritten to promote pride in the nation. Viktor Orban's controversial new school curriculum is drawing outrage.
From friendly gestures or encouragement to helping others in need, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us all how humanity can come together in times of crisis. This is how people around the world are showing solidarity.
No soap, hardly any water and no space for quarantine: In the Idlib region of Syria, there is growing concern over the possible spread of
coronavirus. A women's center there is trying to educate people.
Italy is the second country, after the US, to record more than 100,000 cases. Globally, more than 35,000 people have died. Follow DW for the latest.
The polls went ahead despite the unfolding COVID-19 crisis and the kidnapping of opposition leader Soumalia Cisse. A climate of fear and uncertainty meant many would-be voters chose to stay home.
The president's calls for Brazilians to ignore isolation measures are pushing moderate fans to the other side. But further division may be what he needs to mobilize his most loyal supporters.
Russia and Saudi Arabia are locked in an oil price war as global prices plummet owing to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Riyadh will now raise their oil exports to the highest levels ever.
No leadership, no empathy — America does not deserve Donald Trump's poor crisis management. Nevertheless, the Americans just might re-elect him in November, says DW's Alexandra von Nahmen.
Glezos, a prominent Greek whose act of defiance against Nazi occupation during World War Two was a rallying cry for the country's resistance movement, died on Monday, authorities said.
The sun may be shining in Spain but most areas look like ghost towns. Shuttered shops and police patrols now dominate the streets. This doesn't sound like your typical Costa del Sol brochure.
The Singer Laren museum near Amsterdam had closed its doors earlier in March as part of nationwide restrictions because of coronavirus. Thieves have broken in and stolen a work by Vincent van Gogh.
A nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 has created panic and anger among Indians. Now there are reports of attacks against people from northeastern states that border China. Murali Krishnan reports.
Photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie has documented the plight of women, their struggle and survival in war and conflict zones around the world, from the Middle East and North Africa to the South Caucasus and Central Asia.
As the coronavirus pandemic gets a foothold in Africa, there is an urgent need to spread awareness of the disease. Here, radio and the spoken word still hold sway, so musicians and politicians are using catchy beats and memorable voices to encourage people to stop the spread of the virus and to protect themselves.
Hungary's leader has been granted greater powers to help fight the spread of coronavirus in a move critics are calling a power grab.
Just two weeks into this crisis some are actually calculating how many deaths society can accept to salvage the economy. For DW's Henrik Böhme, this is unacceptable.
77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent’s future.
In Indonesia's South Sulawesi, a popular local known as "spiderman" is helping his community fight the new coronavirus.
Over 1,500 people have been living in a squalid temporary relief camp in New Delhi since last month's violence.
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Hong Kong's domestic workers fear their rights may be the casualty when it comes to containing the coronavirus spread. Governments across south-east Asia ramp up their response to the outbreak. And Myanmar's bike borne medics providing medical aid in the country's remotest parts.
Islamist hardliners have called women's rights in Pakistan a "campaign of vulgarity" coming from the West.
Weeks after a gunman went on a rampage in Hanau, Germany is debating how to tackle right-wing radicalism in the country.
The Rohingya are a Muslim-minority group that have been driven from Myanmar's northern Rakhine State in what international human rights observers have called a campaign of "ethnic cleansing." Over 1 million have been driven across the border to Bangladeshi refugee camps.
Zohra Mojadeddi said ran for office because she doesn't want her children to face xenophobia and discrimination.
Leela Bai, a community midwife, is helping pregnant women and creating awareness about family planning in remote areas.
List leaked to DW and media partners NDR, WDR and Süddeutsche Zeitung shows how China interns Uighurs.
In Pakistan, where idol worship is looked down upon by many, Mal's work promotes cultural plurality.
Senior Saudi official Adel al-Jubeir says Riyadh is paying 'a great price' over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Every day for 25 years, a repairman in the southeastern Indian city of Chennai has fed thousands of birds from his balcony.
An erratic power supply is a huge challenge for healthcare centers in rural Pakistan. Could solar power be the remedy?
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The Tamarind Tree School in Maharashtra gives indigenous children an education.
All work and no play! Many school kids in China study 12 hours a day, even on weekends.
For Karanraj Dewasi from India, environmental pollution is a major concern.
Given Madagascar’s high maternal and infant mortality rates, midwives are now getting more training.
Almost 2,000 former illegal waste pickers now work officially in Brasilia's waste disposal system.
Colombia’s indigenous Misak people want to protect the traditions of their ancestors.
In Piplantri, Rajasthan, locals plant 111 trees every time a girl is born.
Svarta Kaffid in Reykjavik, Iceland, serves up hearty soup in a bread bowl.
We visit a mother-of-four and her dog Abby in Kenya.
Like many former British colonies, the southeast Asian country has retained an old law that criminalizes gay sex. A lawyer representing one of the three men in the case called the verdict "utterly shocking."
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