Air conditioners and other cooling devices are critical for millions of people worldwide, particularly with rising temperatures. But while these appliances can save lives, they're also big contributors to global warming.
Around a quarter of Singapore residents have had their health records breached following a cyberattack on the country's public health system. Hackers targeted Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, a two-time cancer survivor.
Census authorities have revealed the results of the latest language data in India, taking into account the languages spoken by the nation's over 1.2 billion people. The results showed some interesting findings.
French President Emmanuel Macron has fired his security aide Alexandre Benalla for beating a protester and impersonating a police officer. Macron faces fierce criticism for failing to respond to the incident sooner.
An attempt to translate the paper outlining the UK's exit from the EU has unleashed a wave of ridicule from native speakers on the continent. The German version is said to be "archaic" and "mythical" in its word choice.
South Korea's former president was sentenced to eight more years over abusing state funds, meaning she now faces a total 32 years in prison. The latest case involved illegal payments from the country's spy agency.
In light of the ongoing trade dispute with the US, China is making more concessions to the EU. But what actually becomes of a perceived deeper partnership on paper remains to be seen, says DW's Frank Sieren.
As part of efforts to curb the spread of misinformation, WhatsApp will launch a test to limit forwarding messages. Further limits will be placed on users in India, where the forwarding function has led to mob lynchings.