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China issues weather warnings as temperatures plunge

Severe weather alerts are in place in several southern Chinese regions amid a spell of freezing cold. Heavy snowfall in the capital has also caused major traffic disruption. Chinese authorities on Wednesday renewed an orange weather alert — the highest level in a three-tier system — for some ... Read full article »

Wed Feb 21, 2024 08:38
EU agrees on stricter air pollution limits

The European Union has agreed on new rules to have cleaner air and zero pollution by 2050. The bloc wants to introduce stricter limits for particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and other harmful pollutants. Negotiators from the European Parliament and EU member states have reached a provisional agreement ... Read full article »

Wed Feb 21, 2024 08:38
Ukraine updates: Germany's Baerbock vows to hold Putin accountable

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said that the world will not forget who is responsible for the war in Ukraine. Meanwhile, Putin said Russia has no intention of deploying nuclear weapons in space. DW has more. Germany's Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has reaffirmed support for Kyiv ahead ... Read full article »

Wed Feb 21, 2024 06:08
DR Congo: UN Security Council sanctions 6 rebels over violence

The UN Security Council has sanctioned 6 people from armed groups amid escalation between the Congolese government and M23 rebels. The US and France called for Rwanda to stop supporting the group. The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday sanctioned six people belonging to five armed groups in the ... Read full article »

Wed Feb 21, 2024 05:37
New Zealand lawmaker dies during charity run

New Zealand parliamentarian and Green Party member Efeso Collins collapsed and died during a charity race, his party said. A New Zealand parliamentarian died suddenly while taking part in a charity race on Wednesday, his colleagues said. Green Party member Efeso Collins collapsed during a "Water ... Read full article »

Wed Feb 21, 2024 04:08
Don't lose hope, 'be more angry' after Navalny death: Gudkov

Russian opposition politician in exile Dmitry Gudkov has told DW he hopes that Alexei Navalny's death will spur on opponents of Vladimir Putin, not intimidate them or lead them to despair. Dmitry Gudkov, a former member of Russia's Duma lower chamber of parliament now in self-imposed exile and facing ... Read full article »

Wed Feb 21, 2024 02:36

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