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Macky Sall · Dakar

Senegal president says 11 newborn babies die in a fire at regional hospital

44% Center coverage: 85 sources
Senegal's President Macky Sall said on Wednesday that 11 newborn babies died in a fire at the neonatal section of a regional hospital. The hospital is in the town of Tivaouane, around 120 km (74.56 miles) east of the capital Dakar.See the Story
Europe · Washington

Blinken warns China threat greater than Russia long term

59% Center coverage: 46 sources
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will lay out a three-pillar approach to competing with Beijing in a race to define the 21st century's economic and military balance. While the U.S. sees Russia as the most acute and immediate threat to international stability, the officials said the administration believes China poses a greater danger.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Biden says Second Amendment 'not absolute' at police executive order signing

50% Right coverage: 22 sources
President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the Second Amendment is not absolute. He called for new limitations on guns in the wake of this week's massacre at a Texas elementary school. Biden was speaking at the White House before signing an executive order on policing. He that he would visit Texas with first lady Jill Biden in the coming days.See the Story

Actor Kevin Spacey charged by police with four sexual assaults on men in UK

44% Right coverage: 9 sources
Kevin Spacey charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men. The 62-year-old has also been charged with causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent. The alleged incidents took place in London between March 2005 and August 2008, and in Gloucestershire in April 2013. It follows a review of the evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police.See the Story
Europe · Kyiv

Ukraine says war in Donbas region at 'maximum intensity'

70% Right coverage: 10 sources
Russian troops come close to taking key highway in the east, but are beaten back. Moscow has poured thousands of troops into its assault, attacking from three sides. Sense of normality returning to Kyiv, says DW correspondent Rebecca Ritters. Russian foreign ministry threatens to expel Western journalists over YouTube block.See the Story
Asia · Manila

Marcos says Philippines to uphold South China Sea ruling

42% Center coverage: 7 sources
Ferdinand Marcos Jr. vows to uphold international ruling against China over disputed waters. China has staked its claim over nearly all of the South China Sea's resource-rich waters. The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration in 2016 declared that Beijing's historical claim on the waterway was without basis.See the Story

'Putin must not win this war,' Germany's Olaf Scholz tells Davos | DW | 26.05.2022

Coverage: 2 sources
Olaf Scholz is addressing the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. His remarks are set to focus on the consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. This year's WEF, which will conclude later on Thursday, is meeting around the theme "History at a Turning Point"See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Facebook rejects Abbott allegation about Texas shooter’s posts

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Texas Governor Greg Abbott says officials had "no meaningful forewarning" of the shooting. The gunman said in separate Facebook posts 30 minutes before the rampage that he had "shot his grandmother," and was going to "shoot up an elementary school" Abbott was heckled over his gun control stance by rival Democrat Beto O'Rourke.See the Story

Belarusian opposition figures win Charlemagne Prize | DW | 26.05.2022

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Belarusian pro-democracy activists Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Veronika Zepkalo and Maria Kolesnikova were awarded this year's Charlemagne Prize. The prize recognizes work done in the service of European unification. The three women have become the face of Belarus' opposition movement. German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock attended the ceremony.See the Story

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