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28 May
A controversial public health order invoked by the Trump administration in 2020 to curb the spread of COVID-19 in migrant holding facilities was due to be lifted on Monday. But a federal judge has quashed the move.
13 Apr
DW speaks to Ben Cowling of the School of Public Health at the University of Hong Kong.
22 Mar
Poland is allowing millions of Ukrainians fleeing the war access to the labor market and to health and social benefits. Polish officials are struggling to register and help all the people arriving in the country.
5 Feb
Inflation in Turkey has soared to nearly 49 percent - the highest level in two decades. It's another sign that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's unorthodox monetary policy may not be bearing fruit. Also in the show: as energy prices surge, British authorities unveil more financial aid for electricity bills, and Facebook shares plunge as it reports a drop in user numbers for the first time.
3 Dec 2021
President Joe Biden had scrapped the Trump-era policy on his first day in office. But a Texas judge has now ordered its reinstatement.
28 Nov 2021
Twenty years ago, Portugal was plagued with heroin addiction and HIV infections. The country decided to take a new approach to the problem, becoming the first in the world to decriminalise drug taking. Since then, drug users are no longer treated as criminals to be locked up in jail, but as people who need medical care and supervision. The gamble has paid off, as our team found out.
28 Nov 2021
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Ayman Safadi, Jordan’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, said it was time to reassess Western policy vis-à-vis Syria and that the approach followed in recent years had failed. “The only end to the crisis is a political solution,” he added. The Jordanian minister also hinted that his country was favourable to bringing Syria back into the Arab League.
22 Sep 2021
Facebook unveils new policy for fighting 'social harm'
21 Jun 2021
Human rights activists slammed Croatian authorities for violent pushbacks of migrants and called for the abolition of the EU's Frontex border agency. Croatia denies taking violent measures against migrants.
2 Jun 2021
China will allow couples to have three children after a census showed its population is rapidly ageing, further unwinding four decades of strict family planning controls in the world's most populous nation.
30 Apr 2021
After Trump's tumultuous four-year presidency, Joe Biden is returning US-Africa relations to old shared values. With a focus on mutual respect, the new partnership will not be about competing with China.
12 Feb 2021
A military task force, consisting of up to 15 members, will assess US policy towards China and make recommendations to the president. The move is part of a larger White House foreign policy review.

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Presidents and ministers from global powers have been crisscrossing Africa over the past few weeks - we get some analysis on the geopolitical chess game taking place on the continent from Eric Olander, Editor-in-Chief of The China-Global South Project.
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