US: Biden signs order to protect travel for abortion
04 August 2022 | 2:22 pm
The order will facilitate out of state travel for abortion to parts of the country where the procedure is still legal. The move comes amid Republican-led attempts to outlaw abortion following the reversal of Roe v. Wade.
The US president has used harsh words to describe Mohammed bin Salman's (MBS) human rights record. But that was before Russia invaded Ukraine and sent oil prices soaring.
In South Africa, blockchain pioneers developed a crypto platform that allows users to trade unique electronic artworks. Part of the price is donated to conservation projects, which help save endangered animals.
The US Department of Defense believes Russia is installing proxy officials in order to seize Ukrainian land. A bridge in the Russian-controlled Kherson region was reportedly damaged by shelling. DW rounds up the latest.
Lawmakers voted 267-157 to protect same-sex and interracial marriages amid concerns that the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade could jeopardize other rights.
Progressive US lawmaker Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez was arrested on Tuesday at an abortion rights protest. Donning bandanas reading "We won't back down", she along with other prominent Democratic lawmakers marched from the Capitol building to the Supreme Court, denouncing the Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. In total, 35 people were arrested, including 17 - exclusively Democratic - members of Congress.
The US president has announced executive actions to tackle climate change, but stopped short of declaring a formal emergency. The move coincides with heat waves battering the US and Europe.
US intelligence services have said Russia's military has lost 15,000 troops so far in its war on Ukraine. Meanwhile, the mayor of Ukraine's Kharkiv reported Russian shelling in the city. Follow DW for more.
United States of America's President, Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19. White House press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, disclosed in a statement, noting that the 79-year-old president is experiencing “very mild symptoms.” Biden is fully vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
The ruling by a majority of judges in the United States’ Supreme Court to overturn the right to a legal abortion across the entire country has also sent shockwaves through Europe.In our programme we examine abortion rights around the EU and look at how the situation might evolve.
The congressional committee probing the January 6 riot at the US Capitol has held eight hearings with explosive testimony. But it all might not be enough for prosecutors to charge the former president.
The president highlighted his predecessor's decision to just sit and watch for "three hours" while the events at the US Capitol unfolded. Biden said Trump's "lies" emboldened "the crazed mob."
US top diplomat Antony Blinken will press Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on a proposal to release jailed Americans. It will be their first conversation since the start of Russia's Ukraine invasion in February.
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