Where has the variant been detected, how dangerous is it and how did it develop? DW looks at what we know about the new corona variant.
With cases of the omicron variant confirmed and amid a major fourth wave of the pandemic, Germany is relying increasingly on the military as part of its response.
Former US defense chief Mark Esper is suing the Pentagon over redactions requested from parts of his memoir. His lawyer said he is the "highest-ranking official to ever sue" over publication rights.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the UK socialite accused of grooming young girls for Jeffrey Epstein, has appeared in a New York court. Prosecutors say she gained the girls' trust by taking them to movies and...
Iran and world powers are meeting in Vienna to try to salvage their 2015 nuclear deal, but hopes of a breakthrough appear slim.
The long-time CEO of Twitter will be replaced by the company's CTO Parag Agrawal.
German consumer price rises have seen their highest spike in almost three decades as high energy costs and supply bottlenecks take their toll.
Andersson gave up her post last week just hours after lawmakers named her Sweden's first female head of government. She now faces new obstacles in the country’s fragmented parliament.
A delegation of lawmakers from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen as Taiwan seeks to bolster its international partnerships with democracies.
Supporters of nuclear energy say it can help us wean our economies off polluting fossil fuels. No surprise, it's a heated issue. But what about the facts? Can nuclear power really help save the...
The emergence of the omicron variant shows how "perilous and precarious" the situation is, the WHO's chief warned. The EU and Germany's Merkel have backed negotiations on an accord to prevent future...