Coronavirus latest: New COVID-19 cases surge in US and Brazil
The United States recorded its worst single-day jump in cases since April, while Brazil logged over 42,000 new cases. Follow DW for the latest.
How US police avoid scrutiny and keep power
In recent decades, police in the United States have amassed significant power through laws that grant them a high level of immunity, a lack of oversight, big budgets and a focus on reforms that bring little change.
Covid-19: Divided States of America
In the United States, the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic is deepening the divide between Republicans and Democrats. Faced with scientists’ decisions and the restrictions that they imply, supporters of President Donald Trump are invoking their rights set out in the First and Second Amendments of the US Constitution. Our team reports from Florida and Louisiana, two states in the south of the country, where the political battle is raging.
'Matt O'Damon': Actor adopted by Irish village during lockdown
Papers in South Africa headline on massive lines for food aid, with lockdown measures making it difficult for some communities to access food. After French drug company Sanofi seems to promise the United States preferential vaccine access, one editorialist for Le Monde writes that the French government's anger is "morally understandable, but a bit hypocritical". We also look at the love affair between American actor Matt Damon and the Irish village where he's on lockdown. Plus, a survey finds that 8 percent of French women bid adieu to bras during lockdown.
Covid-19: Donald Trump keeps putting the US economy first
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the face mask has become commonplace in many countries across the World. Yet in the United States, it continues to divide. President Donald Trump is a prime example.
Demand explodes for New York food banks as unemployment rises
New York food banks have become inundated with newcomers, deprived of income since the near-total halt of business in the United States' economic capital. "We’re seeing a lot of poverty," notices Geraldine Firmin from City Harvest, a major New York-based charitable organization, during a food donation market.
China virus death toll nears 1,400
The death toll from China's virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday, as the United States complained of a "lack of transparency" from Beijing over its handling of a crisis that has fuelled global panic.
Nigerian students abroad re-enacts NYSC experience
Nigerian students studying at the University of Arkansas, United States, has held an event to re-enact the NYSC experience to enable their host community and other foreign students to share in the unique Nigerian graduate experience.
Oil gains after US-China trade deal
Oil prices are up over 30 cents, supported by an initial trade deal between the United States and China. Meanwhile, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says surging oil production from non-OPEC countries will help the market weather political shocks. Uchenna Minnis, Managing Partner at BluFX Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus
From the United States to Thailand, countries have set up safety to measures to contain the SARS-like virus. Chinese authorities have said they cannot rule out human-to-human transmission as the outbreak widens.
US sanctions Cuba defense chief for supporting Venezuela's Maduro
The United States has banned General Leopoldo Cintra Frias and his children from entering the country. The State Department cited support for "cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment" of Venezuelans.