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How devastating was the Beirut explosion? | DW News
In Lebanon rescuers in Beirut are searching for survivors after two explosions left much of the city in ruins. The blasts happened at a warehouse where tonnes of the highly expl...
Leaked bodycam video shows new details of George Floyd's arrest
In partial footage obtained by the Daily Mail from the body cameras worn by two of the now-former Minneapolis police officers involved in the arrest of George Floyd, a panicked ...
2 huge Beirut explosions kill 190, injure 5 thousands
Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, August 4, with at least 190 dead & around 5,000 injured, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes of smoke bi...
Beirut explosion: scores dead and thousands hurt as blast rips through city
Beirut has been rocked by two powerful explosions, devastating parts of the city and injuring thousands of people. Eyewitness footage shared widely on social media showed a sect...
US Judge Esther Salas Speaks Out About The Shooting That Killed Her Son And Injured Her Husband
This should be a wake-up call for authorities all over the world, to ensure the safety of our judges as well as all the other civil servants. Unlimited freedom for criticism, de...
Hong Kong mulls Covid-19 testing for schools, priority return of some pupils
Hong Kong’s education minister said on Tuesday the government would consider conducting mass Covid-19 screening for schools and was looking at prioritising the resumption of fac...
How ‘Hong Kong spirit’ helps city’s bars and nightlife scene stay resilient
Hong Kong’s bars remain resilient – despite the fact that the city’s food and drink industry has been battered by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is still reeling from the losses incu...
Apple is no longer China’s biggest smartphone brand
China used to have more iPhone users than of any other smartphone brand. But those days are gone, according to newly released figures from research firm QuestMobile.
Could Trump start war with China over Scarborough Shoal to win re-election?
A Chinese military adviser has claimed the United States could launch an attack on disputed Chinese-controlled reefs in the South China Sea to boost Donald Trump’s prospects of ...
Mike Pompeo set to tour Europe to discuss US troop redeployments
The planned tour by the secretary of state comes after the Pentagon laid out a plan to shift nearly 12,000 troops out of Germany. There are fears in Europe that Washington is us...
South China Sea: why did Duterte bar Philippine military from US exercises?
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Philippine navy not to join US-led military exercises in the South China Sea.
Donald Trump says TikTok will be ‘out of business’ in US unless sold by September 15
US President Donald Trump said on Monday that the US government should get “a very large percentage” of the sale of video-sharing app TikTok, which is owned by Chinese tech gian...
China may not like forced TikTok sale but experts warn few other options
US President Donald Trump has threatened to put TikTok ‘out of business’ if its US operations are not sold by September 15, and experts say the short video app’s Beijing-based p...
The fear of robots displacing workers has returned
But do not expect tech-induced lay-offs just yet
Opening schools WILL cause a second wave unless testing improves
Scientists said reopening schools in the UK would inevitably result in another crisis that peaks in December. But it could be avoided if test and trace was dramatically ramped up.
The rise of the Econian
A study has shown that protestors who took part in Extinction Rebellion’s demonstrations last year were overwhelmingly middle-class, highly educated and southern. Well, there’s ...
How the Pandemic Defeated America
A virus has brought the world’s most powerful country to its knees.
US-China relations are entering a dangerous period- Why cool heads must prevail
In a book of essays called “The Next Great War?”, which examines Sino-American relations through the lens of the first world war, Richard Rosecrance warns of “the tyranny of sma...
The pandemic shows the urgency of reforming care for the elderly
“It smelled like death,” says Stephanie (not her real name) of her first day at Camilla Care Community, a nursing home in Mississauga, a city in Canada. She and other care worke...
John Oliver takes an eye-opening look at the way U.S. history is taught in schools
"A history of America that ignores white supremacy is a white supremacist history of America."
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