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6 Dec 2020
Domestic abuse spikes during the holidays and the coronavirus lockdown will only make things worse. One-quarter of all women experience abuse in their lives and lockdown measures are making it harder to get help.
22 Nov 2020
The Lebanese government has ordered a second coronavirus lockdown, forcing shops and restaurants to close and imposing a curfew. But many say it won't be enough to combat the pandemic.
4 Oct 2020
The bill, passed by the Israeli parliament after a 46-38 vote, allows the government to impose a state of emergency that curbs citizens' right to protest. The move has been slammed by critics as anti-democratic.
24 Aug 2020
Still reeling from a deadly port blast that ravaged their Beirut homes and businesses, Lebanese wearily brace themselves on the eve of a new coronavirus lockdown. Lebanon is to partially close down for two weeks to stem a string of record daily infection rates that have brought the number of COVID-19 cases to 10,952, including 113 deaths.
26 Jun 2020
Not many Bangladeshis would leave a permanent public sector job with decent wages, perks and pension to pursue a dream to be a full-time soccer coach, especially when you are a woman living in a conservative nation. But Mirona, Bangladesh's first woman coach in competitive club football, has done just that and hopes to teach the boys "a thing or two". shot before the coronavirus lockdown in the country.
26 May 2020
Amid Colombia's coronavirus lockdown, a whole series of precautions are being taken to keep markets running. But as DW's Nicole Fröhlich reports, some customers and vendors are failing to stick to social distancing rules — potentially rendering the safety efforts useless.
25 May 2020
Amid Colombia's coronavirus lockdown, a whole series of precautions are being taken to keep markets running. But as DW's Nicole Fröhlich reports, some customers and vendors are failing to stick to social distancing rules — potentially rendering the safety efforts useless.
21 May 2020
Although India has extended its coronavirus lockdown to the end of May, some sectors of the economy are being allowed to reopen - but for many business remains slow.
16 May 2020
French is known as the language of love, Paris as the city of romance... but how have those things been affected by the coronavirus lockdown?
13 May 2020
We look at the Lebanese press as the country enters a new coronavirus lockdown.
10 May 2020
Transport via two wheels is cheap, clean and allows mass travel while maintaining safe distances. From Bogotá to Berlin, cities around the world are betting on bicycles to get around once coronavirus lockdowns begin to ease.
5 May 2020
Shops and market open up in India as the government eases some restrictions following a 40-day long nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Many people are still out of work and worried about their futures.

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