Indian boy has 526 teeth removed
05 August 2019 | 3:19 pm
The discovery of a boy in Chennai has left dentists baffled. Doctors spent almost five hours removing the teeth to give the 7-year-old a more modest set of 21 teeth.
30 Nov 2020
Football legend Diego Maradona's doctor is being investigated for involuntary manslaughter in connection with his death. Witnesses had reportedly seen a struggle between Maradona and his physician.
2 Dec 2020
"Doctor Luque is not formally charged," says one of the lawyers for Diego Maradona's surgeon, Leopoldo Luque, after prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said they were investigating him over the treatment the football legend received for his heart condition following his discharge from hospital.
21 Dec 2020
A German geneticist has said those who turn down the new COVID-19 vaccine should carry a note also refusing intensive care treatment. He also said medical decisions should not be left to conspiracy theorists.
18 Jan 2021
The first large-scale criminal trial since Germany introduced anti-doping legislation in 2015 has resulted in a prison term for a doctor from Erfurt.
24 Jan 2021
The Italian coastguard towed the carcass of a whale, thought to be one of the largest found in the Mediterranean, to the docks in Naples on Wednesday, after it was found near Sorrento on Sunday. The carcass of the huge cetacean was seen being recovered from the waters in the southern Italian city, after it was initially found when a distressed calf led the coast guard to the body. According to local reports, the cause of death remains unknown. An animal autopsy will reportedly be carried out.
24 Mar 2021
18 Apr 2021
Medical experts' testimony dismissed the defendant's claims that George Floyd died from previous drug use. The police officer who kneeled on Floyd's was charged with murder and manslaughter.
24 Apr 2021
Mexican Deputy Health Secretary Hugo Lopez Gatell confirms the discovery of fake Pfizer Covid vaccines found in a clinic. In Mexico, some 80 people received bogus doses of the drug, which appeared to have been physically harmless, though offering no protection against coronavirus, a report in the Wall Street Journal said.
3 May 2021
Dismissed as a traitor in Pakistan but lauded as a hero by the United States, Shakeel Afridi is paying a heavy price for his role in bringing an end to Osama Bin Laden.
7 May 2021
A mother of extremely rare nonuplets is in good health and her nine babies are stable, her doctor in Morocco has said.
11 May 2021
Alexander Murakhovsky, the first doctor to treat Alexei Navalny after he was poisoned with a nerve agent last year, reappeared after going missing Friday.
18 May 2021
ReconAfrica has said it struck a massive oil field in northern Namibia. But locals said they were not properly consulted about the drilling, and environmentalists fear an oil boom could threaten the Okavango Delta.
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The funds will be used to support post-war reconstruction and Ukraine's path to joining the European Union. Meanwhile, Xi Jinping departed Moscow after a high-profile meeting with Vladimir Putin. DW has the latest.
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The album "Silent Tears" features poems set to music by women who survived the Holocaust. It is the first Yiddish-language album that has topped the European World Music charts.
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Once important seats of Christian worship, and now treasures of the country's heritage, French abbeys often have surprising histories. That’s the case of Fontevraud abbey, in the former duchy of Anjou. Run by a woman during its heyday, the abbey was turned into a prison after the French Revolution.
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Prince William has written a letter to support Alpha United Juniors, in which he slammed the "abhorrent" racist abuse aimed at their young footballers.
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After Vladimir Putin suggested Turkey could be a hub for Russian gas deliveries, the idea ignited enthusiasm in Turkey. But technical and political challenges may undermine Erdogan's energy ambitions.