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16 May
A vicious Covid surge in Nepal risks devastating the impoverished country and its ill-equipped healthcare system.
18 May 2020
In a desolate camp for Yemenis displaced by war, residents wonder how they can protect themselves as the novel coronavirus stalks the country. Yemen's healthcare system has been blighted by years of conflict that has driven millions from their homes and plunged the country into what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
14 Jan 2017
The House voted 227-198 to instruct committees to draft legislation by a target date of January 27 that would repeal the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act.
5 Jan 2017
The US Republican Party has begun efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or what most Americans call Obamacare. The outgoing president is determined, however, to protect his signature legislation.
5 Jan 2017
Vice President-elect Mike Pence comments on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act after meeting with Republican senators in Washington on Wednesday.

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As Germany reports another dismaying record in COVID statistics, its hardest-hit states are planning stricter curbs. Among other things, the country's beloved Christmas markets are being canceled one by one.
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As the fourth wave of the pandemic wreaks havoc in Germany, a growing number of Intensive Care Units (ICUs) have reached full capacity. The main problem: a serious shortage of specialized staff.
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After hitting historic lows on Tuesday, Turkey's currency has recovered slightly. The lira has lost 40% of its value against the US dollar since the start of the year, amid a series of controversial interest rate cuts and double-digit inflation.
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With the Taliban now in power for more than 100 days, women and girls in Afghanistan are still waiting to hear officially if they can return to work and school. Also, how do we flip the script when it comes to gender violence and teach men and boys to act appropriately? Annette Young talks to Michael Conroy, the founder of Men at Work, an UK organisation which offers training programs to foster violence-free relationships for men and boys.
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Germany's incoming coalition — made up of Social Democrats, Greens and the neoliberal FDP — has agreed on a political roadmap. DW takes a look at the key issues they're taking on, including the COVID pandemic.