China slams G7 ‘manipulation’ over human rights criticism
19 June 2021 | 5:29 pm
Beijing has accused the G7 leaders of interference after they denounced China's rights record and called for a new probe into the origins of COVID-19.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he was merely speaking his mind when criticizing the leaders of France and Germany. During a call with Donald Trump, he said Merkel and Macron were not doing enough for Kiyv.
25 Dec 2019
Following criticism of his climate policy by climate activist Greta Thunberg, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said "I'm not here to impress people overseas." Over 200 fires are still raging across Australia.
27 May 2020
The finance professor has been outspoken against the German government, calling its coronavirus policy a "disaster," and appeared in anti-lockdown rallies. He accused the students of vandalism and expected an apology.
17 Oct 2020
I try to take my pains and turn them into art. So says Mana Neyestani, an Iranian cartoonist who lives in exile here in France. He fled Iran whilst awaiting trial after he draw a cartoon deemed highly offensive by Azeris living in northwestern Iran. He insists he never meant any offence in the cartoon. As his new book "Trois Heures" (Three Hours) comes out, he spoke to us about its inspiration: a three-hour wait at Paris's Orly airport with nothing but a refugee travel document.
25 Nov 2020
Beijing accuses London of having a "colonial mindset" and "double standards" after Britain's government said it is considering reviewing a deal allowing its judges to sit on Hong Kong's highest court over concerns China is trampling on the semi-autonomous city's freedoms.
2 Jan 2021
French health workers aged 50 and up will be vaccinated ahead of schedule after officials faced criticism from the public. Meanwhile, the UK is readying its Nightingale field hospitals. Follow DW for the latest.
16 Jan 2021
India's drug regulator's decision to grant emergency use approval to a local vaccine has raised eyebrows as the company developing it has not provided proof of its efficacy.
10 Jan 2021
WhatsApp asked its users to agree to its new updated terms, which would allow the service to share users' data with Facebook and facilitate e-commerce.
2 Mar 2021
Earlier this week, AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said fellow sportsman LeBron James, and other socially conscious athletes, should stick to sport.
12 Apr 2021
Jose Mourinho hits back at Manchester United's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who believes Son-Heung Min conned the referee during United's 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.
19 Apr 2021
But it's uncertain how many more refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Central America are set to benefit.
13 May 2021
The Wyoming representative was one of the few Republicans to not fully support former president Trump. She intends to remain in Congress, but could face a tough battle to keep her seat.
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Beijing said it "successfully completed" major military exercises around Taiwan, and repeated military threats against the self-ruled island following a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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A North Korean tailor said it had started offering brighter and more elegant clothes for summer, in a recent video released by state media.
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday he discussed with Rwandan President Paul Kagame "credible reports" that Rwanda continued to support the M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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After banning imports of Russian coal in April, Europe's largest coal producer, Poland, is now suffering a shortage. As prices soar, Warsaw is scrambling to find emergency solutions that could speed up its coal phaseout.
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Russia's Foreign Ministry has claimed Switzerland is no longer "neutral," so it cannot represent Ukrainian interests in Russia. The Alpine country has a long tradition of acting as a "protecting power."
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A young Kenyan entrepreneur is offering solutions to the film and music industry by making customized equipment from scratch. Paul Kihuha can make anything and everything for film production using local scrap metal. The genius dropped out of school but was lucky to tap into creative training from his father who was a blacksmith.