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Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:24 PM ET

Deutsche Welle - World

Coronavirus latest: Death toll tops 2,000 in the US, doubling in three days -- The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread rapidly in the US, with New York City at the epicenter of the outbreak. President Trump has said he would "consider" a quarantine for the region in and around the city.

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Coronavirus shakes foundations of the European Union - The unity of EU members faces a new, painful test with the coronavirus crisis. If the bloc fails to stand up to it, the entire project might "lose its foundations," warned Italy's Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte.

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Is Russia running a coronavirus disinformation campaign?

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Coronavirus spotlights EU tensions

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Don't forget climate threat, Earth Hour activists urge -- Lights are off for Earth Hour around the globe as activists try to put climate disruption back on the agenda. Experts readying for the next UN summit in Glasgow admit mass travel by delegates will need a rethink.

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Coronavirus latest: More than 10,000 dead in Italy - The death toll in Italy has now exceeded 10,000, while Spain recorded its worst day yet. The Chinese city Wuhan — ground zero of the coronavirus pandemic — has partially reopened to outsiders. Follow DW for the latest.

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India: Police under fire for using violence to enforce coronavirus lockdown

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Germany spared spiking death rates – so far

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Why does Indonesia have a high COVID-19 mortality rate? -- Indonesia has the second-highest COVID-19 mortality rate in the world. The government has been reluctant to impose a nationwide lockdown despite a steady spike in coronavirus cases and virus-related deaths.

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North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile' into sea in latest apparent test -- North Korea has launched a projectile into the sea in what appears to be its fourth missile launch in March alone. Pyongyang has continued to carry out missile tests despite a UN ban and US sanctions.

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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile over Riyadh -- At least two ballistic missiles have been destroyed by Saudi forces, state-run media reported. The news came after warring factions in the Yemen conflict supported calls for a ceasefire due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mali to go ahead with elections despite COVID-19 crisis - With coronavirus cases on the rise, the government has declared a medical emergency in the country. But people will still head to the polls on Sunday to vote for a new parliament.

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Mali: Incumbent Keita declared victor after disputed vote

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Mali's President Keita prepared to talk to jihadists

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Corona: DW laureate criticizes 'ideological stubbornness' of Irani leadership -- The Iranian government cannot free itself from fatal ideological patterns even in the face of the Corona epidemic, political scientist Sadegh Zibakalam told DW.

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Opinion: How many deaths can we afford? -- Just two weeks into this crisis some are actually calculating how many deaths society can accept to salvage the economy. For DW's Henrik Böhme, this is unacceptable.

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Coronavirus: Practicing Islam amid pandemic -- The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted social and economic life across the globe. But in the Middle East, authorities have coupled religious edicts with public health advice to curb the outbreak and guide the faithful.

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Doubts over China's claim of beating coronavirus -- The Chinese government wants to get the economy back on track, and says the COVID-19 epidemic is virtually over. But experts fear Beijing may be ignoring a still-existing hazard.

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The female face of war -- Photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie has documented the plight of women, their struggle and survival in war and conflict zones around the world, from the Middle East and North Africa to the South Caucasus and Central Asia.

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Coronavirus: Countries scramble to retrieve tourists stranded in Asia -- Thousands of European tourists are stranded in Nepal, Sri Lanka and other locations across Asia. Germany has arranged emergency flights to bring citizens home as countries close their borders due to the pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Trump signs $2.2 trillion relief bill into law -- The coronavirus stimulus bill has been approved as the United States tries to stave off the economic impact of COVID-19. The US has recently overtaken China to become the epicentre of the deadly virus.

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Opinion: Economy vs. human life is not a moral dilemma - As the coronavirus brings the global economy to a halt, some leaders are seriously suggesting that a few should die so the many can live. Such a suggestion is nothing less than moral bankruptcy, says Martin Gak.

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Indonesian 'spiderman' helps people fight coronavirus -- In Indonesia's South Sulawesi, a popular local known as "spiderman" is helping his community fight the new coronavirus.

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No going back after deadly Delhi riots -- Over 1,500 people have been living in a squalid temporary relief camp in New Delhi since last month's violence.

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Cyclone Idai hit Zimbabwe -- Cyclone Idai hit Zimbabwe a year ago.

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DW News Africa with Christine Mhundwa, 13 March 2020 -- South Africa: Coronavirus is coming+++One Year after Cyclone Idai+++MASA Market for Performing Arts celebrates art in Abidjan

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DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 13 March 2020 -- Hong Kong's domestic workers fear their rights may be the casualty when it comes to containing the coronavirus spread. Governments across south-east Asia ramp up their response to the outbreak. And Myanmar's bike borne medics providing medical aid in the country's remotest parts.

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Women's march in Pakistan faces extremist violence -- Islamist hardliners have called women's rights in Pakistan a "campaign of vulgarity" coming from the West.

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Anger and solidarity in Hanau after deadly racist attack -- Weeks after a gunman went on a rampage in Hanau, Germany is debating how to tackle right-wing radicalism in the country.

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The plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar -- The Rohingya are a Muslim-minority group that have been driven from Myanmar's northern Rakhine State in what international human rights observers have called a campaign of "ethnic cleansing." Over 1 million have been driven across the border to Bangladeshi refugee camps.

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Former Afghan refugee elected to Hamburg Parliament -- Zohra Mojadeddi said ran for office because she doesn't want her children to face xenophobia and discrimination.

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Being a midwife in Pakistan's remote areas -- Leela Bai, a community midwife, is helping pregnant women and creating awareness about family planning in remote areas.

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Imprisoned for no good reason -- List leaked to DW and media partners NDR, WDR and Süddeutsche Zeitung shows how China interns Uighurs.

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Sculpting Hindu gods in an Islamic country -- In Pakistan, where idol worship is looked down upon by many, Mal's work promotes cultural plurality.

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Saudi Arabia dismisses criticism over Khashoggi murder -- Senior Saudi official Adel al-Jubeir says Riyadh is paying 'a great price' over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

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Meet the 'birdman' of Chennai -- Every day for 25 years, a repairman in the southeastern Indian city of Chennai has fed thousands of birds from his balcony.

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Health centers in Pakistan: Harnessing the power of the sun -- An erratic power supply is a huge challenge for healthcare centers in rural Pakistan. Could solar power be the remedy?

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World in Progress - A weekly look at globalization, education, economic development, human rights and more. Through in-depth interviews and features, explore the far-reaching and interconnected consequences of a globalized economy.

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World in Progress: The injustice of coffee production

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India: Education for indigenous children -- The Tamarind Tree School in Maharashtra gives indigenous children an education.

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China: All work and no play for kids -- All work and no play! Many school kids in China study 12 hours a day, even on weekends.

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India: Global Teen -- For Karanraj Dewasi from India, environmental pollution is a major concern.

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Madagascar: Midwives saving lives -- Given Madagascar's high maternal and infant mortality rates, midwives are now getting more training.

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Brazil: Reforming the garbage economy -- Almost 2,000 former illegal waste pickers now work officially in Brasilia's waste disposal system.

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Colombia: Indigenous communities forge the future -- Colombia's indigenous Misak people want to protect the traditions of their ancestors.

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India: Planting trees, celebrating girls -- In Piplantri, Rajasthan, locals plant 111 trees every time a girl is born.

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Global Snack: Iceland - soup in a bread bowl -- Svarta Kaffid in Reykjavik, Iceland, serves up hearty soup in a bread bowl.

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Kenya: Global Living Room -- We visit a mother-of-four and her dog Abby in Kenya.

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Europol warns against coronavirus scams -- The European police authority has warned that con artists are preying on fears of illness by offering fake masks, medicine, COVID-19 tests and even vaccines. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.

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