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The European Green Deal: Visionary policy or empty promises? | DW News

The new President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has vowed to put the climate at the heart of her presidency. Today she's been...

Final push in the UK election campaign | DW News

Ahead of Thursday's elections in the UK, politicians are making a final push for votes. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives are still...

'No genocidal intent': Aung San Suu Kyi makes case for Myanmar at genocide trial | DW News

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the UN's top court that there was no proof of "genocidal intent" behind her country’s military...

How the US obstructs the World Trade Organisation | DW News

The World Trade Organization is facing its biggest crisis since it was founded a quarter century ago. WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo had...

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rejects genocide charges

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has vigorously defended Myanmar’s conduct at a hearing into genocide allegations. Bob Rae, Canada's special envoy...

B.C. doctors missed patient's cancer diagnosis twice

Karel Pekarek's terminal cancer went undiagnosed after two visits to two emergency rooms in B.C.'s Lower Mainland in June. His family knows an...

B.C. plane crash leaves multiple people dead

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP have confirmed multiple fatalities after a small plane crashed on Gabriola Island off the east coast of Vancouver...

“Shame!” Indigenous Leaders & Delegates from Global South Stage Dramatic Walkout at COP25 in Madrid

Democracy Now! was broadcasting live from the United Nations climate summit in Madrid, Spain, when hundreds of climate advocates and people’s...

Rep. Ro Khanna Urges “Universal Condemnation” of Trump as Democrats File Impeachment Charges

House Democrats have unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump that formally charge him with high crimes and misdemeanors...

“The Most Extreme Fires We’ve Ever Seen”: Record Climate-Fueled Wildfires Engulf Australia in Smoke

As world leaders gather to address the climate crisis in Madrid, massive wildfires have engulfed Australia in flames and smoke. More than 100...

Billionaire Presidential Hopeful Mike Bloomberg Addresses Press at COP25 But Won’t Take Questions

Former New York mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg spoke at the U.N. climate summit Tuesday, saying he came to the climate...

Top U.S. & World Headlines — December 11, 2019

#DemocracyNow Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our...

De Blasio: Jersey shooting an 'Anti-Semitic crime'

A day after gunmen targeting a Jewish market in Jersey City left several dead, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called the incident an...

Watchdog: FBI errors but no bias in Russia probe

The Justice Department's internal watchdog tells Congress he's concerned the FBI made so many "fundamental errors" as it investigated ties between...