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Samoa's first female prime minister has taken office more than three months after an election that ignited a constitutional crisis.

Tens of thousands of Afghans have been uprooted from their homes by fighting between the Taliban and government forces that has intensified as the last foreign troops complete their withdrawal after a 20-year occupation.

Both the Israeli military and the Islamist group Hamas that rules the Gaza strip are suspected of having carried out war crimes during the 11-day flare-up in May, according to a @hrw  report.

JUST IN: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said the spread of the delta variant means even fully vaccinated Americans should return to wearing face masks in public indoor spaces.

Nearly eight decades after 4,300 Sinti and Roma were killed in the gas chambers of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, their descendants have been refused compensation.

Out-of-control wildfires in Turkey close in on a thermal power plant in the country's southwest after killing eight people and injuring many more.

Germany's top vaccine body does not recommend vaccinating teens, an announcement that places it at loggerheads with politicians.

Claims that COVID-19 vaccines lead to infertility in both men and women have been swirling around social media for months. But scientists say that is a myth.


"I really am sorry, from the bottom of my heart. But if the price we pay is 590 deaths a day then this in unacceptable." German Chancellor Angela Merkel begs Germans to follow coronavirus restrictions in an unusually emotional appeal ahead of Christmas.

EXCLUSIVE: China is tracking every movement of its Uighur minority to find reasons to detain them, a leaked document DW obtained from a whistleblower shows. People have been arrested for growing beards or having too many children: #KarakaxList 

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UPDATE: The finance minister of the German state of Hesse, Thomas Schäfer, apparently committed suicide in despair about the scale of the state response required to tackle the #coronavirus  crisis, initial investigations suggest.

It was one of the most brutal nights in Nigeria, since the #endSARS  protests began. DW correspondent @FannyFacsar  witnessed the moment when shots were fired at a peaceful protest in Lagos.

A DW reporter and his camera operator have been shot at with projectiles by Minneapolis police and threatened with arrest while covering the protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.

Florida man goes home after four tumultuous years in public office.

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BREAKING: Argentina became the first major country in Latin America to legalize abortion when the Senate voted by 38 in favor to 29 against with one abstention to approve a bill allowing the procedure through the 14th week of pregnancy.