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 2021-06-16 22:01 

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Coronavirus: Germany's CureVac vaccine only 47% effective...

The German pharma company cited "the unprecedented context of at least 13 variants" in explaining why its vaccine fell short of expectations in an interim analysis....

 2021-06-16 20:08 

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Ukraine upset by German plans to mark anniversary of Nazi Soviet invasion...

Ukraine's ambassador has rejected an invitation to an event marking the 80th anniversary of Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union at Berlin's German-Russian museum next week. He said the venue choice was "bewildering.4;...

 2021-06-16 19:43 

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Germany, Poland mark 30 years of Good Neighbourship treaty...

Signed on June 17, 1991, the Treaty of Good Neighbourship and Friendly Cooperation was a milestone in the history of Poland and Germany. DW spoke to the diplomats who negotiated the pact....

 2021-06-16 18:57 

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'Third largest diamond' ever seen found in Botswana mine...

The 1,098-carat diamond was found by the Debswana company and unearthed earlier this month. The largest diamond ever mined is the Cullinan, discovered in 1905....

 2021-06-16 18:55 

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Ethiopia's Oromia region is volatile ahead of elections...

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's home region, Oromia, could be one of the hot spots during Ethiopia's upcoming regional and parliamentary election. Outbreaks of violence have created an atmosphere of instability....

 2021-06-16 18:32 

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Biden and Putin agree, 'nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought'...

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have concluded a high-stakes summit aimed at cooperation but dominated by deep disagreements....

 2021-06-16 18:21 

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Euro 2020: Flawed hero Gareth Bale gives Wales lift off...

The surprise semifinalists of Euro 2016 are up and running. Wales captain Gareth Bale missed a penalty at a crucial moment but had the last laugh, inspiring the Welsh to their first win of the tournament....

 2021-06-16 17:00 

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President Pedro Castillo has radical plans for Peru...

Until four years ago, Pedro Castillo was a teacher in a rural school in the Andes. Then he gained national notoriety as the leader of a teachers strike, and now he's president of Peru....

 2021-06-16 16:30 

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South Africa: 20 bodies found at vacant gold mine...

Police are investigating after finding the corpses at two locations near disused gold mines. Authorities say they were badly decomposed. They are thought to have been working as illegal miners in the old shafts....

 2021-06-16 14:46 

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COVID: Political prisoners in India suffer under squalid conditions...

Many prisoners have tested positive for COVID-19 while awaiting trial, and face a lack of access to medical treatment. Experts say their condition highlights the plight of inmates held in overcrowded jails in India....

 2021-06-16 14:32 

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Euro 2020: Austria's Marko Arnautovic banned for one game after 'racist' slur...

Austrian forward Marko Arnautovic has been handed a one-game ban by UEFA for an anti-Albanian slur he allegedly directed at a North Macedonia player. Arnautovic, of Serbian descent, denies any racist intentions....

 2021-06-16 14:21 

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Berlin police in pitched battle with squatters...

Leftist squatters have set up burning barricades and are pelting police with rocks in the Friedrichshain neighborhood. They oppose a fire safety inspection the city has ordered....

 2021-06-16 13:43 

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Wacken to hold a 'mini' heavy metal festival...

Allowed to be loud again: Wacken organizers are planning with Bullhead City a streamlined version of the heavy metal festival, with top names on the bill....

 2021-06-16 13:26 

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COVID: A huge tragedy is unfolding in Afghanistan...

Coronavirus' Delta variant is possibly behind a surge in infections in the war-ravaged country. But official figures don't give out the real picture, and there hasn't been much media attention to the ongoing lethal wave....

 2021-06-16 12:58 

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COVID: Moscow orders mandatory vaccinations for many workers...

Amid a "dramatic" rise in coronavirus cases, Moscow now requires employees in industries that provide services to a large number of people to be fully vaccinated by August 15....

 2021-06-16 12:18 

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COVID: What has India learned from the second wave?...

Experts fear that amid a slow vaccination drive and easing restrictions, the appearance of new variants could spur a devastating third wave. The country is still strugglng with a severe shortage in medical supplies....

 2021-06-16 11:54 

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German industry could win big with new quantum computer...

Despite its reputation as an industrial and research powerhouse, Germany has fallen behind when it comes to quantum computing. But a new computer at home could change all of that....

 2021-06-16 11:43 

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Biden, Putin face off at long-awaited summit...

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have started a high-stakes summit that is expected to be dominated by deep disagreements....

 2021-06-16 11:36 

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German police probe failed Greenpeace Euro 2020 protest...

Two people are in hospital after a Greenpeace activist crash landed in the stadium ahead of Germany's match with France. The environment group has received a backlash for its "reckless" act....

 2021-06-16 11:04 

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Malaysian court overturns verdict in French-Irish teen's death...

The family of Nora Anne Quoirin had challenged an inquest finding that the teenager died by "misadventure4; after disappearing in the jungle....

 2021-06-16 10:59 

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EU agrees fresh Belarus sanctions over Ryanair diversion...

Sources say new measures have been approved after Belarus authorities forced a Ryanair flight to land in Minsk and arrested a dissident journalist who was on board....

 2021-06-16 10:53 

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Imams Made in Germany Imams — trained in Germany and in the German language — has been a long time coming....

After a long period of preparation Germany's first Islamic studies college has opened. Officials hope it will help the fight against extremism....

 2021-06-16 10:53 

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German-trained imams program has been a long time coming...

After a long period of preparation, Germany's first Islamic studies college has opened. Officials are optimistic that it will help fight extremism....

 2021-06-16 10:07 

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Denglish: How to use English to sound like a true German...

You may have noticed, Germans have a tendency to weave English words into their sentences and even change their accent accordingly. Not sure how to fit into the conversation like a pro? We got you covered....

 2021-06-16 10:03 

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China denies radiation leak at Taishan Nuclear Power Plant...

China has blamed damaged fuel rods for rising levels of radiation in its first confirmation of the incident that prompted concern over the facility's safety....

 2021-06-16 09:52 

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Palm oil: What's the big deal?...

Palm oil has become an ingredient in so many of our daily staples. But its link to deforestation makes it unpopular. Is it as bad as we are led to believe?...

 2021-06-16 09:28 

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Karim Khan sworn in as new ICC chief prosecutor...

The British barrister inherits a string of open investigations, including contentious probes into the Israel-Palestinian conflict and alleged US war crimes in Afghanistan....

 2021-06-16 09:04 

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South Korea fails to tackle digital sex crimes, HRW says...

The sharing of intimate pictures without permission is a huge problem in South Korea, according to Human Rights Watch. These crimes typically target women....

 2021-06-16 08:51 

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Etna: Europe's highest active volcano...

Around Mount Etna in Sicily, you can really get a sense of the power of nature especially as the majestic volcano could erupt at any time. A risk we took into account for part 15 of our series "Extreme Places"....

 2021-06-16 08:34 

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EU set to lift entry restrictions for all US travelers...

Member states have reportedly agreed to lift coronavirus travel restrictions on tourists from eight countries, including the United States....

 2021-06-16 08:16 

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Biden in Geneva for tense summit with Putin...

The US president, fresh from G7, NATO and EU summits, will meet his Russian counterpart in Switzerland for face-to-face talks. Despite tensions, the US and Russia say they want more "stable" bilateral relations....

 2021-06-16 07:58 

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Remembering a forgotten German-Jewish heritage...

The Nazis destroyed a unique German-Jewish cultural heritage. Historian Julius H. Schoeps discusses different projects aiming to commemorate forgotten personalities....

 2021-06-16 07:47 

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Taj Mahal reopens: 'New 7 World Wonders' and the pandemic...

India's Taj Mahal is among the so-called New Seven Wonders of the World that has seen tourist numbers plummet due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-06-16 07:40 

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Coronavirus digest: Taj Mahal reopens as India cases slow...

Monuments are opening as COVID restrictions are being relaxed in India. Elsewhere, Japan is pondering whether to allow spectators at the Olympics. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-06-16 06:40 

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China to send first astronauts to its space station site...

The three-member crew will be the first to blast off to China's space station site to conduct spacewalks, maintenance work and science experiments....

 2021-06-16 04:00 

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North Korea: Kim Jong Un warns of food shortages...

Kim has said extreme weather, the coronavirus pandemic and being cut off from Chinese trade could lead to another food crisis in North Korea....

 2021-06-16 03:05 

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Colombia: Car bomb explosion at military base injures dozens...

A car bomb explosion in a military base in Colombia's restive North Santander state has injured at least 36 people. No one has yet to claim responsibility for the attack....

 2021-06-16 02:15 

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Peru elections: Leftist Castillo claims election victory despite right-wing pushback...

Although all votes have been counted, Pedro Castillo's right-wing rival, Keiko Fujimori, has called on some ballots to be annulled, claiming fraud....

 2021-06-15 22:47 

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Euro 2020: German fans reconnect despite France loss...

Germany may have lost their opening game at Euro 2020. But for those able to watch the game on the big public screen this was less about a lost game of football and more about a long absent social connection....

 2021-06-15 22:34 

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Israel launches airstrikes on targets in Gaza...

The Israeli military said it was responding to "incendiary balloons" launched into southern Israel from Gaza. It is the first flare up since a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas after heavy fighting in May....

 2021-06-15 21:38 

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Biden lands in Geneva for tense summit with Putin...

The US president, fresh from G7, NATO and EU summits, will meet his Russian counterpart in Switzerland for face-to-face talks. Despite tensions, the US and Russia say they want more "stable" bilateral relations....

 2021-06-15 21:14 

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Ryanair CEO says Belarus 'broke the rules' in forcing plane to land...

Michael O'Leary, the budget airline's CEO, said Belarus falsely claimed there was "a bomb on board" a Ryanair flight in order to detain a dissident journalist, adding that air traffic control in Minsk lied to the pilot....

 2021-06-15 21:14 

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Euro 2020: Germany and Hummels caught in the eye of Pogba's French storm...

An own goal from returning defender Mats Hummels was enough to condemn Germany to defeat in their Group F opener against world champions France. With European champions Portugal up next, another early exit looms....

 2021-06-15 20:34 

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Israel far-right groups march through East Jerusalem...

Israeli nationalists are marching through East Jerusalem's Old City in a flag-waving procession. Palestinian factions, meanwhile, have called for a "Day of Rage" against the march....

 2021-06-15 20:03 

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Biden-Putin summit: Experts warn of cyber nuclear nightmare...

Cyberwarfare has become such a threat that NATO's Article 5 now covers it. As Joe Biden confronts Vladimir Putin experts warn the worst could be yet to come, with cyber pushing toward a new, more dangerous threshold....

 2021-06-15 18:38 

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Hungary approves law banning LGBTQ+ content for minors...

Hungary has passed a new law that critics say conflates pedophilia with LGBTQ+ issues. Is the government trying to deflect attention from its failures and divide the opposition?...

 2021-06-15 18:34 

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Afghanistan: Polio vaccinators killed in 'coordinated attack'...

Gunmen shot dead five vaccinators in eastern Afghanistan in what officials claim was a pre-planned attack. The country struggles with polio as many refuse to be vaccinated....

 2021-06-15 18:29 

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IBM unveils first quantum computer in Germany...

It is Germany's first quantum computer, and it is capable of bending the laws of physics and computing in order to work. IBM hopes to have a quantum computer that is 37 times faster in two years....

 2021-06-15 17:58 

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Euro 2020: France vs. Germany — live...

Save the best till last, they say. And that certainly applies to Group F as Germany finally get their Euro 2020 campaign underway against world champions France. Team news: recalled Mats Hummels and Thomas Mller start....

 2021-06-15 17:58 

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JUST IN — France beat Germany in Euro 2020 Group F opener after Mats Hummels own goal...

An own goal from returning defender Mats Hummels was enough to condemn Germany to defeat in their Group F opener against the world champions. With European champions Portugal up next, another early exit looms....

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