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25 May 2022
In another tragic US mass shooting echoing the 2012 Sandy Hook killings, an 18-year-old gunman has killed more than 20 people – mostly children – in Uvalde, Texas. We take a look at how papers are reacting to the all-too-common event in the United States, including why many blame Republicans. We finish with an editorial arguing that the United States – its policies and institutions – is its own worst enemy.
1 Sep 2021
The WHO is looking into a new variant of COVID-19 named mu and has classified it as a variant of interest. Meanwhile, Australia's Victoria is seeing a surge in cases of local transmission. Follow DW for the latest.
17 Aug 2021
Guatemala has imposed a night curfew and restrictions on public gatherings amid a surge in infections. Sydney officials were facing "the most concerning day" of the pandemic. Follow DW for the latest.
7 Aug 2021
Australia's third-most populous city enters one of the "strictest lockdowns" for three days. Elsewhere, Uganda relaxes rules imposed during a six-week lockdown. Follow DW for the latest.
3 Aug 2021
Vaccines from both drugmakers have been approved in the EU for children from 12 to 17 years of age. Elsewhere, Australia continues its battle against the delta variant. Follow DW for the latest.
10 Jul 2021
Three players and four staff of England's national cricket team have tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the entire squad to isolate. Follow DW for the latest.
20 Jun 2021
Beijing aims to fully inoculate 40% of its 1.4 billion people by the end of June. Meanwhile, Indians are enjoying newfound freedoms as COVID curbs are eased, but experts are still worried. Follow DW for the latest.
20 Mar 2021
The list of European countries suspending the jab from the part-Swedish pharmaceutical giant is growing. Meanwhile, the WHO says lockdowns could be fatal for premature babies. Follow DW for the latest.
20 Feb 2021
Coronavirus digest: Australia puts 500 tennis players, staff in isolation. A worker at an Australian Open quarantine hotel in Melbourne has tested positive, prompting new virus restrictions. The Grand Slam's chief says he's "confident" the tournament will go ahead.
10 Jan 2021
The US has entered the first days of the new year with bleak figures. With over 20 million cases — the US has about a quarter of all infections recorded worldwide. Follow DW for the latest.
28 Dec 2020
Germany’s coronavirus vaccination plans hit a snag after temperature trackers showed that some BioNTech-Pfizer shots may not have been kept cold enough. All the latest with DW.
26 Dec 2020
The UK has given the vaccine to the elderly and frontline care workers across hundreds of vaccination sites. Some Latin American countries began immunizations. Keep up to date with DW.

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New Delhi has banned sharing links and clips to a BBC film about Prime Minister Modi. Now universities are cracking down on students trying to screen it.
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Thousands turn out to opposition-organised protests in South Africa to express deepening frustration over the country's power crisis. Also, in a rare trial of a former president, ex-Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz appears in court on corruption charges. Finally, faced with about 15,000 tonnes of "e-waste" dumped in landfills every year, Rwanda is focusing more resources on recycling old smartphones.
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The former US president had been blocked from the social media platforms since the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Meta said it was taking measures to prevent "repeat offenders" from violating its rules.
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The Rwandan government says it had to take "defensive measures" after a Congolese combat plane violated its airspace. The Democratic Republic of Congo says the incident amounts to an "act of war."
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Russia's repeated assaults on Ukraine's energy grid has forced many cities to roll out power cuts to save energy. In the capital Kyiv, city authorities have restricted public lighting at night - with serious consequences for people out on the streets.