Russia has released the US basketball player, who had been serving a 9-year sentence in a penal colony, in exchange for a notorious arms dealer. US President Biden has said Griner is "on her way home."
Russia is expanding its attacks on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine. At the start of winter, there are hundreds of thousands of people without electricity or heating. DW reporter Jan-Phillipp Scholz met some of them.
A Mozambican court on Wednesday found a former president's son and 10 other people guilty on charges related to a $2 billion "hidden debt" scandal that crashed the southern African nation's economy, sentencing them each to more than 10 years in prison.
Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani, the right-hand man and ex-boyfriend of company founder Elizabeth Holmes, is planning to appeal an almost 13-year prison sentence for fraud. Prosecutors argued he played an essential role in defrauding investors of $900 million. Theranos falsely claimed it could run blood tests with a single prick of a finger.