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24 Nov 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is infecting record numbers of people in the city of El Paso, Texas. Hospitals are preparing for months of strain on the health care system, funeral homes are overwhelmed and many businesses are struggling to survive.
12 Sep 2020
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Trump tops the list of things Germans fear the most, a new survey found. But in a twist that surprised researchers, Germans reported feeling less scared overall than they've been in years.
2 Aug 2020
The US is unlikely to have recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic and a battered economy by election day in November. President Trump has a solution: delay the vote. It's a dangerous strategy, says DW's Ines Pohl.
1 Aug 2020
Agricultural workers in Costa Rica - some driving tractors - have held a caravan protest against government austerity policies aimed at curbing public spending amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
31 Jul 2020
Globally many thousands of seafarers are stuck on their ships. They cannot go home because of the coronavirus crisis and the situation is creating a backlog in the global shipping industry.
26 Jul 2020
The trial of suspects involved in the 2018 Offa bank robbery has been stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
21 Jul 2020
In our show "The New Normal", which examines the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond, FRANCE 24 brings you four reports from our correspondents around the globe.
20 Jul 2020
Global data analytics company; Nielsen, says the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a sharp drop in consumer sentiment in West Africa in the second quarter of the year. Ged Nooy, Managing Director at Nielsen Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
18 Jul 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on India's economy. Due to an alarming increase in unemployment, many people are resorting to criminal activities to make ends meet. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
16 Jul 2020
Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigned following a row with the Islamist Ennahda Party. The move has triggered a political crisis for the country as it contends with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
16 Jul 2020
Three of the largest banks in the United States have dramatically increased their reserves to cover losses from unpaid loans. JP Morgan, Wells Fargo and Citigroup have together set aside $28 billion to cover bad debts in the three months from April to June. The lenders are expecting the damage from this crisis to be protracted, and unemployment in the US to remain over 10 percent until the end of the year, with knock-on effects on the repayment of loans from households and businesses.
12 Jul 2020
A factory in the Iraqi capital Baghdad has increased production of oxygen tanks to cope with high demand from hospitals due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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1 hour ago
Blaming South Africa for the new COVID-19 variant is wrong. A global crisis needs a global response, says DW's Sertan Sanderson. Instead of finger-pointing and isolation, there should be more solidarity.
1 hour ago
According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 7,216 people have died crossing the U.S–Mexico border between 1998 and 2017. In 2005, more than 500 died across the entire U.S.–Mexico border. The number of yearly border crossing deaths doubled from 1995 to 2005, before declining.
3 hours ago
DW's Biresh Banerjee spoke to Nalin Kohli, spokesperson for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), about coronavirus-related Islamophobia in India and allegations that the Indian government is exploiting the crisis to ramp up suppression of Muslims.
3 hours ago
France's small business minister is to outline details of compensation for the nightclub and events industries, after the announcement that clubs would be forced to close for four weeks from this Friday due to rising coronavirus cases. French nightclub owners have said they feel unfairly targeted by the measures, after already having to shut for 16 months until July of this year. Also today, we look at the latest twist in the debt troubles facing the Chinese property developer Evergrande.
3 hours ago
Chinese private investment in Uganda is growing while Westerners are losing appetite to put money to work in the country, President Yoweri Museveni told Reuters, pledging to step up efforts to tackle corruption which has made slow progress. Museveni, in power since 1986 and one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, said Uganda was working to sign a number of deals with Chinese private sector lenders in sectors from agro- and fertilizer-processing, minerals processing or textiles.
1 day ago
For almost a decade, international forces in Mali have been trying to help fight Islamist groups that threatened to take over the country in 2012. But today, the government still only controls the capital and a small area around it. DW's Fred Muvunyi reports.