2021: Changes in abortion laws worldwide
30 December 2021 | 1:40 pm
Poland has virtually banned abortion, and the United States is also looking at tightening restrictions. But other countries, like Thailand and Benin, have started to loosen their restrictive measures. An overview.
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Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday.
3 Apr 2020
Russia has seen its biggest leap in cases and Spain has also registered a massive increase in unemployment. Meanwhile, Germany and Italy have extended their lockdowns. Follow DW for the latest.
9 Apr 2020
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20 Apr 2020
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22 Apr 2020
The number of documented executions was the lowest in ten years, according to Amnesty International. But the human rights group estimates that thousands went unreported.
21 May 2020
The total number of coronavirus infections across the world has surpassed the five-million mark. "We still have a long way to go in this pandemic," says the WHO. Follow DW for the latest.
31 May 2020
From Seoul to Florida, Lithuania to Uruguay, drive-in cinemas, which gained immense popularity during the 1950s and '60s, are making a comeback worldwide. With theatres closed across the globe to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, drive-ins are an attractive and safe alternative for cinemagoers.
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As Black Lives Matter protests continue to amplify worldwide, European papers affirm that despite what some politicians say, US racism is not the exception. Canadian writer and activist Naomi Klein talks to Le Monde about the current period and how to move forward. And a real-life treasure hunt launched by an art collector a decade ago comes to an end.
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Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
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Shares in Sony slumped more by than 10 percent in Tokyo on Wednesday on news of Microsoft's $75 billion deal to buy the video games maker Activision Blizzard. Investors fear the acquisition could mean popular titles like Call of Duty would be moved exclusively to Microsoft platforms. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Stephen Carroll examines the consequences of the deal for the companies involved, and their rivals.
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