Many steps led to German reunification, but perhaps none more dramatic and pivotal than the night the Berlin Wall fell, Nov. 9, 1989. Peter Brinkmann, a West German newspaper journalist based in Hamburg at the time, was there.
A new analysis of 194 countries found that women-led nations have a better handle on the coronavirus pandemic. Not only were infection rates generally lower; fatality rates were also noticeably lower, too.
Russian doctors gave opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in a coma after a suspected poisoning, permission to be transferred abroad for medical treatment, a senior physician said Friday. The reversal came after more than 24 hours of wrangling over Navalny’s condition and treatment.
The story you just read is freely available and accessible to everyone because readers like you support The World financially.
Thank you all for helping us reach our goal of 1,000 donors. We couldn’t have done it without your support. Your donation directly supported the critical reporting you rely on, the consistent reporting you believe in, and the deep reporting you want to ensure survives.