Coronavirus digest: US officials report first reinfection case
05 September 2020 | 9:04 am
The first case of coronavirus reinfection in the US has been documented in Nevada, following similar reports from Hong Kong and in Europe. Catch up with the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Europe is becoming more aware of itself as an economic and trading power – that’s the message from France’s secretary of state for European affairs, Laurence Boone. She talks about the new tools the EU has given itself to take on unfair competition, especially from Chinese companies, but she also downplays the warnings of a possible conflict with the United States over subsidies.
Because of climate change, we need new food crops that can withstand heat and drought and increase yields. Conventional propagating methods are lengthy and expensive. The CRISPR gene scissors promise rapid success. But is the process safe?
Russia's invasion of Ukraine had a major impact on all countries in the region. DW takes a closer look at how Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary and Romania have been affected by the ongoing war.
An acute economic crisis, rising food insecurity and a lack of jobs are forcing many Pakistanis to embark on dangerous journeys to reach Europe.
Hong Kong has undergone dramatic changes since the imposition of the national security law in the summer of 2020. Many pro-democracy politicians and activists have been arrested.
The EU exported nearly 1.7 million tons of used textiles in 2019 but experts say their fate abroad is "highly uncertain."
The Hong Kong Alliance leaders were arrested under the national security law for failing to handover details about the organization's meetings and finances.
Shares in global investment bank Credit Suisse fell sharply on Wednesday sending shares plunging in other European banks.
Journalists forced to leave Hong Kong have set up numerous online platforms from abroad to document the developments in the city. But they face a shortage of resources, as well as limited access to news sources.
Albert Ho, a prominent pro-democracy figure in Hong Kong, has once again been arrested. He is already facing up to a decade in prison for other charges under the national security law.
The EU's ambition is to turn hydrogen from a polluting niche market to a clean mass market. Renewable hydrogen is seen as crucial for Europe to meet its international climate commitments, and to limit its dependence on natural gas providers, be that Russia or other countries.
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Critics of Laos' repressive one-party state, both in the country and in exile in Thailand, have been targeted in a recent series of arrests and attacks.
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