Pandemic, climate change threaten global stability: WEF
21 January 2021 | 7:00 am
Economic and social fallout from COVID-19 are among the most imminent threats to the world, a new report shows. The pandemic will leave deep scars on young people, already reeling from financial and environmental crises.
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2 Jan 2022
There is a lot of information out there about the pandemic, COVID-19 and the virus that causes it, but also a lot of mis- and disinformation. To tell one from the other, it helps to understand how science works.
3 Jan 2022
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4 Jan 2022
Atanaz is a French hip-hop artist whose family stems from the French West Indies. During his time in New York, he studied the American hip-hop business model in parallel to law. He popped by FRANCE 24 to talk to Marjorie Hache about his new album "Vivre," which very much reflects the mood - and hope - for a post-pandemic world.
6 Jan 2022
The UK government on Tuesday reported a record of more than 200,000 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours as the highly transmissible Omicron strain surges through the country. It said it had logged 218,724 infections — the highest daily total since the pandemic began.
8 Jan 2022
Children have had to cope with a lot of new rules over the past two years, from masks to hand-washing and social distancing. DW met with kids in the German capital, Berlin, to get their perspective on the pandemic.
15 Jan 2022
Austria raises alarm over pandemic's impact on children
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How the pandemic has dramatically reshaped the workforce as millions of mothers quit their jobs due to the closure of schools and childcare centres. Also Annette Young speaks to Professor Rosalind Gill, the co-author of a new book, 'Confidence Culture,' that says instead of calling on women to boost their confidence, it is up to companies themselves to change their corporate culture. Plus the South African para-surfer with cerebral palsy, who has turned her disability into a strength.
4 Feb 2022
'Blanket booster programs are likely to prolong the pandemic' – WHO. Global: The global Covid death toll has passed 5.3 million, with a figure of 5,377,204 according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, infections passed 277 million world wide.
4 Feb 2022
With one of the highest vaccination rates in the world, Spain is looking at an exit strategy from the pandemic. Its government says it's time to start treating COVID-19 like any other endemic seasonal respiratory disease. DW's Jan-Philipp Scholz reports.
22 Mar 2022
COVID-19 Special Is now the endgame for the pandemic
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Baky Meïté is a former captain of the Ivory Coast rugby team. Back in the spring of 2020, he put his rugby career on hold to work as a janitor in a geriatric hospital in Paris. He has now published a book, "Les Chiffons Bleus", as a tribute to his former colleagues who appear somewhat forgotten today. He joined us for Perspective.
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Mercedes and other car manufacturers could now be forced to pay millions in "dieselgate" compensation. Owners can sue if their vehicle was fitted with unlawful defeat devices.
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In March 2020, Paris emptied as the first Covid-19 lockdown was announced. City dwellers fled and sought refuge in the countryside. Three years later, what has become of those Parisians who embarked on a new way of life? And how has the arrival of these "neo-rurals" affected the local landscape? Our team went looking for the answers in the Perche regional park in north-western France, an area where many Parisians have settled.
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The White House has said an American aid worker who was kidnapped in the West African nation more than six years ago has been released from custody.
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A Thai court has sentenced a 26-year-old man to two years in jail for selling satirical calendars featuring rubber ducks, which authorities said insulted the king. Inflatable yellow ducks were used as a symbol during pro-democracy protests in 2020.
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The Iranian authorities have promised that whoever is behind the poisoning of Iranian schoolgirls will be mercilessly punished — but the government has lost all credibility with the people.