Twenty coronavirus hotspots in Delhi - including the famous Sadar Bazar -- will be sealed, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday, assuring that the government will ensure delivery of essential items in these areas. The govern...
Police investigating the murder of a nurse found brutally beaten to death in her family home 25 years ago have made a fresh appeal for information in a bid to finally bring her killer to justice. Janet Brown, 51, was found at the foot of the stai...
Two women doctors of the government-run Safdarjung Hospital in south Delhi were assaulted on Wednesday evening when they were out buying groceries. The doctors had gone to a market in nearby Gautam Nagar where they live, when they were confronted ...
Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories where they say cramped and filthy conditions make social distancing impossible.
President Donald Trump says he'll "take a look" at the legal case of Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as "Joe Exotic," who is the central figure of the new Netflix series "Tiger King."
A high school student has been singing at her balcony with her guitar since the lockdown began in Paris, providing a brief respite from virus worries.
Many of us are starting to feel stir-crazy self-isolating during the coronavirus crisis. But imagine being cooped up for 1 1/2 years! Romain Charles from the European Space Agency was -- and can tell us how to really deal with cabin fever.
In isolation with your family or partner during the corona crisis? Here are seven tips on how to get along with your loved ones (without going crazy).
Machine-learning systems are looking for molecules that will stop the progression of COVID-19, and treat symptoms. Researchers are working with GAN technology, which is also used to make deepfakes.
China has announced that travel restrictions imposed on the province at the center of the country's coronavirus outbreak are to be lifted. But residents of Wuhan, Hubei's capital, will have to wait another two weeks before they're allowed to trave...
Spain is one of the countries worst affected by the coronavirus, and it's been under lockdown for more than a week. DW's Jan-Philipp Scholz listened to how Spanish people are coping with an exceptional situation.
Russia has closed its borders to foreigners as part of its coronavirus restrictions. That has left hundreds of people stranded in the country's airports. DW caught up with one Russian-Ukrainian couple in Moscow who were separated by the closure.
Not sure how to explain the coronavirus to your children? We have six tips that will probably help you.
A Spanish pharmaceutical company thinks its anti-tumor drug could be effective against the virus. The active ingredient was originally found in the waters around the Balearic Islands.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a three-week lockdown to combat the spread of coronavirus. Beginning tonight at midnight local time, the country's 1.3 billion people will be barred from leaving their homes.
Serbia has extended curfew hours to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Public transport has stopped, and most shops, cafes and restaurants have been closed. DW visited one Belgrade family that's having to get used to plenty of togetherness.
In Hungary, a two-week lockdown period has just started. Many Hungarians agree that a lockdown is necessary to slow the spread of the coronavirus. But others fear these extended emergency measures could hand PM Viktor Orban too much power.
Colombia's coronavirus outbreak is threatening the already precarious existence of Bogota's homeless people. Their vulnerability to contracting the virus is compounded by limited access to clean water, soap and medical attention.
False information, conspiracy theories and distorted images. As coronavirus spreads, so do the fake news stories.
The number of new COVID-19 cases in South Korea has dropped but many who are vulnerable still need help. Volunteers are reaching out to help those less fortunate and most at risk.
More and more German artists are being affected by the corona pandemic. Theaters and concert halls have had to close. Perfomances have been cancelled. Theaters and performers have unexpectedly plunged into an existential crisis.
Although it was hit hard by the coronavirus, South Korea managed to rein it in quickly without a shutdown. No one knows for sure how it was done, but making use of internet technology to track cases and travel information seems to have helped.
Spanish hospitals are struggling to cope with a lack of personal protective equipment, like face masks. More and more private initiatives are springing up to provide doctors and nurses with homemade gloves and surgical masks.
Taiwan will donate 10 million masks to countries hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, after finding ways to successfully manage a looming shortage of face masks for its medical staff and ordinary citizens alike. So how did the country do i...
Scientists around the world are searching for a vaccine that can help in the fight against COVID-19. They are also looking at pathogens that caused past epidemics - like the Ebola virus which was first identified in 1976.
COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in the US and Europe, while Taiwan has been able to contain the virus quickly. Since the SARS epidemic in 2003, the country has been preparing for the outbreak of a new virus. The immense effort and stringent measures...
TUI, the world's biggest tour operator, has secured EUR1.8 billion ($2. billion) in government aid as its business is ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.
Government economists in Germany say the coronavirus will lead to an 'inevitable' recession. Lawmakers passed a EUR750-billion relief package to ease the pain. Small-business owners are applying for help, but getting through isn't always easy.
In Spain, nursing homes have been overwhelmed by coronavirus infections and deaths. Banned from visiting, relatives are fearful for their loved ones. DW correspondent Jan-Philipp Scholz has this report from Seville.
In Kenya, people have to get used to some stringent restrictions on daily life due to the coronavirus outbreak. The government has brought in an evening curfew, but there's been criticism of the way the police have been enforcing it.
The picturesque northern Bavarian town of Bamberg is a popular tourist destination. But visitors have stayed away since the coronavirus pandemic began. Traditional hotels and restaurants are now struggling to survive and hoping for government aid.
Washington State military members are using 3D printers and computers to design and produce face shields to help protect health care workers treating coronavirus patients.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has new guidance for essential workers as it takes a small step toward reopening the country.
A long-standing Jewish tradition is surviving the coronavirus pandemic by moving online. While they cannot gather at one table, families are sharing the Passover meal known as Seder through platforms like Zoom.
The coronavirus has forced Jewish families to limit the celebratory Passover meals known as seders and embrace digital connections with socially distant family and friends.
Health officials in Saskatchewan have released projections showing that between 3,000 and 8,300 people could die in the province from the COVID-19 pandemic. They say between 153,000 and 408,000 residents will be infected.
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday social distancing and other measures aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus were having an impact. At the daily White House briefing, Trump told reporters Americans were heading into the "final...
President Donald Trump on Wednesday doubled down on his claims that the United States was going to investigate the World Health Organization. "I think they have to get their priorities right," Trump said during a White House briefing.
Hawaii National Guard troops are screening passengers for coronavirus symptoms at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. All visitors to Hawaii are now required to be quarantined for 14 days.
Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, making Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in a general election campaign being waged against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said during a virtual townhall event that much of the pain caused by the coronavirus pandemic could have been avoided by "swift" action, but added that all the help reveals the "soul of America."
Apollo 13′s astronauts say they never gave a thought to their inauspicious mission number as they blasted off for the moon 50 years ago.
Three southeast Indiana counties have among the highest per-capita coronavirus infection rates in the US. Sean Durbin is working to stem the spread of the virus in Decatur County, while grieving the loss of a friend to COVID-19.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday that the state is seeing encouraging signs in its fight against coronavirus, but cautioned that everyone still has to follow stay-at-home orders.
As cases of coronavirus soar past 400,000 in the United States, a group of workers potentially expose themselves to the contagion on a daily basis, and they aren’t medical workers. They’re the grocery store workers keeping the supply chain going as A
U.S. researchers have opened another safety test of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine, this one using a skin-deep shot instead of the usual deeper jab. Researchers are testing a vaccine by biotech company Inovio Pharmaceuticals.
New York state has 149,316 reported coronavirus cases compared with Spain at 146,690, according to a Reuters tally, as top U.S. officials say social distancing and stay-at-home orders are helping to control the spread. This report produced by Jillian
The Newfoundland and Labrador government shared models forecasting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday. If one-third of the population were infected over two years, one scenario predicted cases could peak in November and ICU bed capac...