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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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.
8 Jun 2020
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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10 Jun 2020
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19 Jun 2020
Today there are three times as many millionaires worldwide compared to 20 years ago, a new study has shown. In Germany, that number has doubled.
Lagos conducts over 42,000 COVID-19 tests as 177 dies, COVID-19 cases worldwide now 11.34 million and more
5 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
13 Jul 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Dr. David Nabarro, the World Health Organization's special envoy on coronavirus, said he was "extremely worried" about the rising number of Covid-19 cases worldwide. Nabarro urged world leaders to "take this virus seriously" and said it was "hard to understand" why the Trump administration had decided to pull the US out of the WHO in the midst of the pandemic.
15 Jul 2020
Countries around the world re-imposed lockdowns and curbs to contain new coronavirus outbreaks, as global cases surged past 13.2 million with more than 576,000 deaths.
27 Jul 2020
The number of coronavirus infections has now topped 16 million, according to the tally by the US-based Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, North Korea reported its first "suspected" case. Follow DW for the latest.
20 Dec 2020
Lawmakers worldwide, especially women, are facing an "upward trend" of violence and intimidation, warns the International Parliamentary Union. Most of the 552 cases it examined involved abuse of opposition MPs.
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29 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
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