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The neoliberal FDP will be the smallest party in Germany's new government but it has landed key ministries and the all-important finance chief job. How much influence will the Free Democrats really have in the end?
COVID-19 infections are steeply rising in Spain after the government has reopened businesses to shore up a nascent recovery. As Stephanie Müller reports from Marbella, public health care could again reach its limits.
South Sudan's Vice President Riek Machar has been ousted as head of his party and the national armed forces, according to party rivals. They say Machar was deposed following a three-day gathering of senior members of the Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLM-IO). Machar was a pivotal figure in South Sudan's descent into civil war in 2013 and his removal could upset the delicate post-conflict balance in the country.
The vote was a test for incumbent PM Abiy Ahmed, who will begin a second five-year term. It was delayed by the coronavirus twice and could not be held in some regions due to unrest, leaving seats empty in parliament.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has warned against drawing the country into one party system.
Tourists revel in nightclubs in the beach resort of Cancun amid the coronavirus pandemic, as Mexico, unlike other countries, has not restricted tourism and was the third most visited country in 2020. In early March, 44 Argentine high school students tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from Cancun, having submitted false negative PCR tests before boarding their plane to Buenos Aires.
Papers in the UK brag about record vaccinations but the EU could have the last laugh: the bloc is considering banning vaccine exports, which would set back the UK's reopening plans. There's criticism in France over the Paris region's new "open-air lockdown". French papers also examine claims that post-colonial and gender studies go against France's universalist values. Plus, US students may not be able to party for Spring Break, but there's one age group that's back to having fun: people over 70!
A year since Wuhan entered the world's first coronavirus lockdown, clubbers in the Chinese city, some with cigarettes in hand and others wearing bunny ears, dance to pulsating beats at a nightclub called "Super Monkey".
30 Dec 2020
Rio de Janeiro residents react after several Brazilian media report that football star Neymar is organising a huge New Year's Eve party at his luxury beachside mansion near the city amid the coronavirus pandemic, a claim his lawyers have denied.
5 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Sunday.
22 May 2020
Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and heightened devotion and worship. Muslims are expected to put more effort into the teachings of Islam and here are seven important of Ramadan in Islam.