But it's uncertain how many more refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Central America are set to benefit.
One child died and nearly 40 others have been injured in incidents related to the Tread+. Peloton has said the warning from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission is unfair.
African countries have been vaccinating their populations against COVID-19 for weeks, but progress has been slow. Supply problems, confusion over vaccination schedules and fears of side effects are causing delays.
The Russian government said it had arrested two men who were planning to attempt a coup in Belarus and intended to assassinate President Alexander Lukashenko.
The day was inevitable. But with COVID placing restrictions on the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral, the memorial service seemed more surreal than many other royal events. Sertan Sanderson reports from London.
The Czech Republic has accused Russian intelligence of being involved in a 2014 explosion at a military ammunition warehouse.
The Open Arms vessel was left at sea for 19 days after the Italian interior minister at the time did not allow it to dock at a Sicilian port. Matteo Salvini is accused of abuse of office and unlawful detention.
Denying the Holocaust is an illegal offense in several European countries and offenders can end up in jail. Imran Khan would like the same punishments meted out for those who blaspheme against the Prophet Muhammad.
Moscow has restricted access for foreign warships near the Crimean Peninsula as its troop buildup on the Ukrainian border prompts concern.
The letter called on the Russian leader to provide medical treatment to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who is on hunger strike in prison. It was signed by J.K. Rowling, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Duchovny and others.
The Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca vaccines are not that similar, scientists have said. Meanwhile, Qatar has said it wants a "COVID-free" World Cup. Follow DW for the latest.
Only 30 people, including his widow Queen Elizabeth, were allowed to attend, due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The ceremony saluted both his service to the Royal Navy and support for the UK monarch.
As thousands of mostly COVID-deniers prepared to rally this weekend, regional courts have ordered the protests in Dresden and Kempten to be canceled.
About 30 people, including members of the Royal Family, gathered to remember Prince Philip's life during his funeral at St. George's Chapel. Here are some photo highlights from the ceremony.
Sixteen months after the coronavirus was first detected in China, more than 100 million people have been infected. The death toll has now hit a new grim milestone.
The intelligence agency says Alexander Sosonyuk was caught "red-handed" receiving sensitive data from a Russian official. Tensions between the neighbors have escalated over a Russian military buildup along the border.
New US sanctions against the Kremlin interests are not very harsh. It suggests that the White House may be hoping to reach an understanding with Russia's Vladimir Putin, writes Konstantin Eggert.
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Myamar's junta continues its violent crackdown on protesters forcing many to seek refuge with the country's ethnic rebel forces. Rebel groups have now come together with ousted lawmakers to form a parallel unity government. And we report on how the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in cosmetic surgeries in Taiwan.
An increasing number of people hold mass prayers in mosques and visit supermarkets during the holy month of Ramadan.
Nigerian students develop a Covid fighting robot to help infected patients.
In Ghana, many young women are forced into marriages to help their families avoid financial hardship.
A Tanzanian church gives hearing-impaired Christians a place to worship.
UNICEF estimates a major increase in child mortality is linked to disruptions in health care systems caused by COVID.
Nine-year-old Licypriya, a young climate activist, says parents must leave behind a beautiful planet for their children.
Tobias Pflüger, a German lawmaker, says that Berlin can mediate the Kashmir conflict between India and Pakistan.
Pakistan is grappling with a slow vaccine rollout and impatience with lockdown, as new infections surge in the country.
Hyasintha Ntuyeko's company provides sanitary pads for underresourced school children in Tanzania.
A potential national registry threatens the status and identity of West Bengal's wetland and border area residents.
Cape Verde entrepreneur Edmara Cunha gives the traditional rag doll a new look.
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Because of COVID-19, migrant workers can't send so much money home. In Kenya, the poorest are hit the hardest.
Around 164 million people work abroad. They support families and help their home countries through big remittances.
Romanian migrant workers are fighting for better working conditions in Germany's meat processing industry.
Millions of Indian migrant workers have lost their job due to the coronavirus. Some are now getting vocational training.
In Colombia, jaguars are threatened with extinction due to the destruction of their natural habitat. Is there any hope?
An innovative approach to livestock farming in the La Sepultura biosphere reserve in Mexico helps protect local forests.
16-year-old Pleng Kruesopon lives in Bangkok. She’s a keen diver and dreams of one day working for the UN.
Demétrio Martins is a former drug lord who found God. Now he visits Rio de Janeiro’s slums getting gangsters to reform.
Adela Vasquez lives with her family in modest circumstances in the highlands of the state of Chiapas.
Ghislaine Maxwell had argued that negative press and financier Jeffrey Epstein's death inhibited her chances of a fair trial. The British socialite is accused of grooming teenage girls for Epstein to sexually abuse.
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