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 2018-10-17 00:28 

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EU tells Theresa May to break the Brexit impasse over Northern Ireland ahead of Brussels summit...

Amid a stalemate over the Northern Irish border, the EU has urged the UK to find a "new method of thinking" for a Brexit breakthrough. EU governments are set to discuss a no-deal scenario at a summit on Wednesday....

 2018-10-16 22:13 

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Ukraine-Russian Orthodox church rift extends to Germany...

A push to establish an independent Ukrainian Orthodox church has also prompted Russian Orthodox bishops in Germany to "temporarily"; quit a joint episcopate council. Their departure follows patriarchal orders from Moscow....

 2018-10-16 21:50 

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Nations League: How Germany's players rated vs. France...

Another game, another defeat. Joachim Lw made five changes to the team which lost in Amsterdam with Thilo Kehrer, Niklas Sle, Nico Schulz, Serge Gnabry and Leroy Sane all starting. But did the transition work?...

 2018-10-16 21:30 

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Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize for novel "Milkman"...

She is the first woman to win the renowned literary prize since 2013 and the first award winner from Northern Ireland. Her novel "Milkman" explores sectarian violence that plagued the region for thirty years....

 2018-10-16 21:21 

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Ukrainian fugitive who faked death found living in French castle...

Europol has captured a fugitive wanted for "large-scale corruption" in his native Ukraine. The man was found with several accomplices living the high life in France....

 2018-10-16 21:17 

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Nations League: Griezmann brace condemns Germany to another loss...

A vibrant first half display wasn't enough for Germany, as Antoine Griezmann struck twice to turn the game in France's favor. Germany's sixth loss in 10 games leaves them in real danger of a humiliating relegation....

 2018-10-16 19:39 

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Brexit Diaries 47: Keep calm and carry on...

EU and British officials enjoyed a totally wasted Sunday and Theresa May is looking for her "inner Boudicca." Meanwhile, May's critics accuse her of "buying a pig in a poke" and claim Brussels is "boiling the UK frog."...

 2018-10-16 19:36 

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US sanctions Iran networks accused of supporting child soldiers...

The US has targeted an Iranian network of businesses that allegedly funded a paramilitary group affiliated with the Revolutionary Guard. The so-called Basij group reportedly trained and deployed child soldiers in Syria....

 2018-10-16 18:50 

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Nations League live: France vs. Germany...

The winners of the last two World Cups square off in Paris in the second Nations League meeting of the two sides. Struggling Germany need a win to stave off relegation fears and relieve pressure on coach Joachim Lw....

 2018-10-16 18:29 

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Armenian PM steps down in bid to consolidate power...

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian seeks to gain control of parliament through early elections. Pashinian came to power last spring in the wake of anti-corruption protests....

 2018-10-16 18:28 

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Save the Children: Afghanistan is not safe for children...

Recruitment attempts by extremists, violence, a lack of support — the Save the Children aid organization reports about the plight of people returned to Afghanistan as minors. Programs must be reassessed, the group found....

 2018-10-16 18:05 

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Teacher sentenced after asking pupil for nude photos...

The teacher promised to give the 14-year-old student better grades if she sent him nude photos. He also reportedly promised other pupils grade increases if they gave him a kiss....

 2018-10-16 17:35 

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CSU's Horst Seehofer: Under fire from Bavaria to Berlin...

CSU leader Horst Seehofer — the German interior minister and an uneasy ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel's — is back in Berlin and vowing to play nice after Bavaria's vote. But how long can he hold on before heads roll?...

 2018-10-16 17:31 

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Sexual abuse and violence against women widespread in Europe's parliaments...

Almost half of female politicians and parliamentary staff in Europe say they have been violently threatened, according to a new study. A majority of parliaments don't have a mechanism for women to speak out or seek help....

 2018-10-16 17:15 

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Could the Khashoggi case spell the end for Saudi Crown Prince bin Salman?...

Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman has been accused in the Western press of being an accomplice to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Is there any way the crown prince can save his image both at home and abroad?...

 2018-10-16 16:31 

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Chinese vaccine firm punished for rabies vaccine scandal...

A rabies vaccine scandal in China has resulted in 1.1 billion euros in penalties for a pharmaceuticals firm. Officials say its product did not enter the market but the case fueled consumer outrage over faulty goods....

 2018-10-16 16:03 

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Norea Koreas holds talks with UN Command and South Korea...

North and South Korea have held the first round of three-way peace talks with the US-led United Nations Command. The meeting marks the latest effort to demilitarize one of the world's most heavily armed frontiers....

 2018-10-16 15:29 

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Opinion: It's time for some humility, President Macron...

Appointing a few new ministers won't be enough to improve French President Emmanuel Macron's sinking approval ratings. He needs to change his style of leadership, writes DW's Max Hofmann....

 2018-10-16 15:15 

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German police 'not ruling out' terrorism in Cologne hostage-taking...

Police have launched raids connected to the main suspect of an attack at Cologne's central train station. Authorities said witnesses reported hearing the subject vow his allegiance to 'Islamic State' terrorists....

 2018-10-16 15:13 

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Uganda: Women use the power of knowledge to escape poverty...

MP3 players are being used as a valuable source of information for health and general well-being. A German couple are distributing the portable devices to improve the lives of illiterate women in rural areas....

 2018-10-16 15:10 

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Thailand on its way back to democracy?...

Thailand's military government says it wants to hold elections early next year, after the generals cemented their control over the state and its institutions. Some observers say the "Thai people's patience has run out."...

 2018-10-16 14:55 

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Israel defense chief calls for devastating blow for Hamas...

The Israeli defense minister said a crippling strike against the Gaza-ruling Islamist group is the only way to reduce violence. With a growing army presence near the Israeli-Gaza border, that option is becoming likely....

 2018-10-16 14:47 

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'The Night Watch': Rembrandt masterpiece will be restored in public...

The Rijksmuseum has announced the unusual step of having a world-famous painting restored in the gallery where it hangs. 'The Night Watch' is the Netherlands' most valuable painting....

 2018-10-16 13:42 

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Should there be a 'meat tax' to fight climate change?...

Meat would actually cost about triple its current market price if we factored in its environmental impact. Could a "meat tax" cut consumption and help do what needs to be done to fight climate change?...

 2018-10-16 13:01 

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Will Brits say 'au revoir' to French dream post-Brexit?...

British entrepreneurs who have settled down in France have been a blessing for the country's rural areas, but will this remain so after the UK's exit from the EU? Lisa Louis looks for answers in Verteillac....

 2018-10-16 11:43 

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Afghanistan election: Can young candidates turn things around?...

For decades, powerful warlords and tribal elders have dominated Afghanistan's political landscape. But a record number of young Afghans are aiming to break their monopoly in the upcoming parliamentary elections....

 2018-10-16 11:41 

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French president reshuffles cabinet to include key ally after resignations...

After some ministerial resignations, French President Emmanuel Macron has new names to join his prime minister in cabinet. The political balance of the group remains pretty much as it was....

 2018-10-16 11:29 

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Audi pays hefty fine over emissions cheating...

German prosecutors have announced a fine against German carmaker Audi for cheating emissions tests. The 800 million penalty came after "deviations from regulatory requirements" at the Volkswagen subsidiary....

 2018-10-16 11:11 

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Opinion: Orthodox Church rift is a defeat for Vladimir Putin...

The imminent emergence of an independent Orthodox Church in Ukraine deals a blow to Vladimir Putin's attempts to keep the country in Moscow's orbit and bruises the Russian Orthodox Church, writes Konstantin Eggert....

 2018-10-16 11:10 

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Democracy in danger: Elections are easy to manipulate...

Manipulated elections undermine confidence in democracy. Yet digital electoral systems are frighteningly vulnerable to attacks. The solution is surprisingly simple....

 2018-10-16 11:06 

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China defends Xinjiang detention camp policies...

China has issued the most detailed defense yet of its policies in the Xinjiang region. Beijing says the region's Uighur are being taught how to assimiliate, while some see echoes of earlier re-education programs....

 2018-10-16 10:07 

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Moscow Star Wars school trains novice Jedi...

The Star Wars films have a cult following all over the world. But the force seems to be especially strong in Russia. In Moscow, Jedi hopefuls are honing their skills at the world's first lightsaber fighting school....

 2018-10-16 09:39 

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German police search for clues in Cologne hostage-taking...

Police have launched raids connected to the main suspect of an attack at Cologne's central train station. Authorities believe with "high probability" that the suspect is a Syrian man with a German residency visa....

 2018-10-16 08:23 

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Obama's former photographer throws 'Shade' in new book...

Pete Souza, the former White House photographer under President Obama, has released "Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents," a book filled with archived pictures that may induce nostalgia....

 2018-10-16 07:23 

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Senegal makes gains towards fighting malnutrition...

Achieving zero hunger by 2030 is still a distant goal for most African countries. Yet Senegal is making strides towards reducing malnutrition and improving livelihoods....

 2018-10-16 07:23 

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Senegal makes gains towards fighting malnutrition...

Achieving zero hunger by 2030 is still a distant goal for most African countries. Yet Senegal is making strides towards reducing malnutrition and improving livelihoods....

 2018-10-16 06:48 

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Archaeologists uncover Viking ship remains in Norway...

Archaeologists have found the remnants of a Viking ship thought to date back to the Iron Age in Norway. One of only three other such finds, it may throw light onto how the Norsemen ruled the waves a thousand years ago....

 2018-10-16 05:53 

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Second ICRC midwife Hauwa Liman executed in Nigeria...

The execution of the 24-year-old was filmed and sent to a Nigerian news platform. Hauwa Liman had been kidnapped from the refugee center where she was working with two other medical workers in Borno state last March....

 2018-10-16 04:31 

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Australia 'open' to moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem...

The Australian government might join the US and Guatemala in moving its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said. Rivals accused him of a "desperate" ploy to sway Jewish voters....

 2018-10-16 02:50 

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Italy sends EU Commission disputed budget proposal...

Rome wants to borrow more in order to boost welfare, cut the retirement age, and grow the Italian economy. The budget puts Rome on a collision course with Brussels....

 2018-10-16 01:53 

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Ecuador demands Julian Assange stay out of politics, look after cat — report...

A document reportedly written by embassy staff imposes demands on Julian Assange in exchange for restoring his internet connection. One involves the Wikileaks' founder's pet cat....

 2018-10-15 22:22 

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65...

US billionaire Paul Allen, the man who had co-founded Microsoft alongside Bill Gates, had passed away due to cancer complications, his family said. The IT magnate and philanthropist was 65....

 2018-10-15 20:58 

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Understanding East Germany: A never-ending look at the past...

Germany is a country known for having thoroughly come to terms with its history. As the foundation dedicated to studying East Germany's communist past turns 20, however, it's clear that task remains vital to this day....

 2018-10-15 20:28 

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United Arab Emirates charges UK academic with spying...

A British academic who was in the United Arab Emirates to research the effects of the Arab Spring on the country has been charged with spying. Matthew Hedges has already been in custody for several months....

 2018-10-15 19:33 

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Top accolade for woman who broke up anti-Semitic attack...

Janina Levy intervened in an anti-Semitic attack on two men wearing kippas that caused outrage across Germany. Levy's bravery has been recognized with a coveted award for civil courage....

 2018-10-15 19:09 

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Could Saudi Arabia be moving toward an economic showdown with the US?...

The United States has pledged to put economic pressure on Saudi Arabia over the Khashoggi case, while Riyadh has vowed retaliation in return. What are the measures the two countries can take over the matter?...

 2018-10-15 18:48 

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Malta battles over memorial to murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia...

Tourist routes, the justice system and Maltese history intersect where activists set up a memorial to push for answers in the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia. One year on, authorities have tried to remove it from sight....

 2018-10-15 18:38 

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German journalist Mesale Tolu to return to Turkey for trial...

Mesale Tolu, a journalist detained for months in Turkey for alleged terror links, is returning to Istanbul to appear in court, she says. Her husband, also a journalist, is still in Turkey under a travel ban....

 2018-10-15 17:29 

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Russian Orthodox Church 'cuts ties' with Constantinople...

Russia's Orthodox Church has severed ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate, the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community. The move comes after it granted independence to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church from Moscow....

 2018-10-15 17:09 

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Hungary's homeless ban: When poverty becomes a crime...

A new law banning homelessness has taken effect in Hungary. The government argues the measure will save lives. Critics, meanwhile, call it barbarous and a criminalization of poverty....

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