Donald Trump and Joe Biden clash in chaotic first debate — as it happened
12 hours ago
The debate saw heated clashes between President Donald Trump and his Democrat challenger Joe Biden. The two sparred over healthcare and the COVID-19 pandemic — trading personal jabs as well. DW breaks down what happened.
In India, Covid-19 pushes poorest children into work
13 hours ago
In this week's edition, we focus on the world's second-most populous nation: India. With the country soon expected to become the hardest hit by Covid-19, experts believe that the outbreak is disproportionately affecting some 40 million children from the poorest Indian families, who are now being pushed into child labour. Our correspondents Suhel Khan, Adil Bhat and Mandakini Gahlot report from New Delhi.
Belarus opposition leader wants Putin 'to participate' in mediation
1 day ago
Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya hopes that Emmanuel Macron will be a mediator of the Belarusian crisis and that he can "influence" Russia's Vladimir Putin to participate in mediation. Tikhanovskaya also calls on the French president to press for economic sanctions against Belarusian companies that support the regime of Alexander Lukashenko.
Top Vatican official denies fraud allegations, accuses Pope of firing him
1 day ago
Cardinal Angelo Becciu has hit back at Pope Francis, after the Holy See announced his resignation on Thursday. The now-former head of the Vatican's saint-making body says the pontiff pushed him out over fraud claims.