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 2022-05-11 03:07 

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El Salvador jails woman accused of abortion for 30 years...

A court in El Salvador has sentenced a woman to 30 years in prison because she suffered an obstetric emergency that ended her pregnancy. Abortions are banned in the Central American country....

 2022-05-11 01:32 

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Ukraine: Zelenskyy says Russian forces being repelled near Kharkiv — live updates...

Ukrainian officials say Russian forces are being driven out of villages near the major northeastern city of Kharkiv. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-10 23:20 

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Elon Musk vows to reverse Donald Trump Twitter ban...

The South African-born entrepreneur and world's richest person said the decision to ban former US President Donald Trump from Twitter was "morally wrong and flat-out stupid."...

 2022-05-10 20:54 

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Lufthansa apologizes for excluding Jewish group over mask rules...

Lufthansa apologized for excluding a group of Jewish passengers after a few were not observing COVID protocols. The group consisted of the visibly Jewish Orthodox, who accused the airline of collective punishment....

 2022-05-10 19:55 

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Ukraine's first post-Soviet president dies amid war with Russia — live updates...

Leonid Kravchuk, the first president of independent Ukraine, died after a long illness. Meanwhile German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock pledged further support to Ukraine during a visit to Kyiv. Follow DW for more....

 2022-05-10 19:34 

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Leonid Kravchuk: The man who buried the Soviet Union...

Leonid Kravchuk, the first president of Ukraine, was a Soviet apparatchik who made mistakes — but was nonetheless a stroke of good fortune for his country. DW's Roman Goncharenko looks back on his life....

 2022-05-10 17:50 

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After EU shuns Russia, will Moscow shut door to Syria humanitarian aid?...

Humanitarian groups want all relevant political players to be part of discussions on Syria's future and aid drives. But after Russia is snubbed at a donor conference, will Syrians pay the price?...

 2022-05-10 17:20 

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Karim Adeyemi moves to Borussia Dortmund as Erling Haaland departs...

Shortly after Erling Haaland's move to Manchester City was confirmed, Borussia Dortmund announced the signing of Karim Adeyemi. The Germany forward moves from Haaland's old club in Austria....

 2022-05-10 16:33 

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Finland: Parliamentary defense committee favors NATO membership...

The defense committee in Finland's parliament said it favors Helsinki's bid for NATO membership. National security would be enhanced by the Article Five mutual defense pact in the treaty....

 2022-05-10 16:00 

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Bulgaria finds middle ground on weapons deliveries to Ukraine...

In the former Soviet satellite state, the Bulgarian government was so divided on providing military aid to Ukraine that it almost collapsed. A solution came from Ukraine itself. But will the compromise last?...

 2022-05-10 15:50 

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How devastating is a DDoS cyberattack...

Last weekend, Russian hackers attacked several German government websites. These cyberattacks were seemingly harmless, much to the relief of the authorities. But many others are not so lucky....

 2022-05-10 15:35 

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UEFA agrees Champions League reforms...

UEFA has announced changes to the format of the Champions League starting in 2024-25. Meanwhile, Berlin's Olympiastadion has been awarded the final of Euro 2024, which is to be hosted by Germany....

 2022-05-10 15:26 

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Prince Charles deputizes at opening of UK Parliament...

The UK government has set out next year's agenda in a tradition-steeped ceremony in Parliament. Queen Elizabeth did not attend in the first time in 59 years....

 2022-05-10 14:51 

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Erling Haaland to Man City leaves Borussia Dortmund with only memories...

Erling Haaland has agreed to join English champions Manchester City. Haaland's performances for Dortmund have been spellbinding and the club are left with the impossible task of replacing one of Europe's finest players....

 2022-05-10 14:37 

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Sri Lanka crisis not over despite PM Mahinda Rajapaksa's exit...

There seems no immediate end in sight to the island nation's economic turmoil and escalating anti-government protests amid high public anger toward the president and his influential family....

 2022-05-10 14:34 

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Germany: Suspect in shooting death of 2 cops on rural road charged...

A 38-year-old man has been charged with the German equivalent of first-degree murder for shooting dead two young police officers. The incident happened in January near the town of Kusel....

 2022-05-10 14:17 

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What weapons Germany is sending to Ukraine...

Germany is already supplying Ukraine with light weapons, while heavy systems such as tanks and artillery are to follow. DW takes a look at what Germany has already pledged, and what else Kyiv wants....

 2022-05-10 14:00 

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Antisemitism 'deeply rooted' in German society...

A new study has bad news on antisemitism in Germany. Far-right sympathizers and observant Muslims bear the brunt of the blame, but all corners of society have their blindspots....

 2022-05-10 11:54 

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What Kenya's minimum wage rise means...

Kenya's new 12% minimum wage increase comes amid soaring prices. But only a few of the country's poor will end up with more in their pockets at the end of the month....

 2022-05-10 11:24 

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Philippines: Can Ferdinand Marcos Jr. presidency mend EU ties?...

Marcos Jr. is the son of ex-President Ferdinand Marcos, who ruled the country for decades under a brutal autocratic regime. Mending the frayed EU-Philippine relations will be a challenge for the new leader....

 2022-05-10 11:13 

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Who is Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Philippines' next president?...

Marcos has won by a landslide in the race to replace President Rodrigo Duterte. Experts say his newfound popularity is the result of a decades-long campaign to improve the family's public image....

 2022-05-10 10:58 

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German populism takes a blow in state elections...

Both the far-right AfD and the socialist Left Party were punished by German voters in recent state elections. German populism has struggled in the wake of the Ukraine war....

 2022-05-10 10:16 

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Exiled Ukrainian musicians create orchestra in Germany...

Musicians from Ukraine have founded an exile orchestra in Germany. They are now performing classical works at the Berliner Philharmonie....

 2022-05-10 10:05 

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Philippines: How a Ferdinand Marcos Jr. presidency will affect EU ties...

Marcos Jr. is the son of ex-President Ferdinand Marcos, who ruled the country for decades under a brutal autocratic regime. Mending the frayed EU-Philippine relations will be a challenge for the new leader....

 2022-05-10 09:48 

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Spain sacks spy chief amid Pegasus scandal: reports...

Paz Esteban has been reportedly fired after a controversy over spying on Catalan separatists. The phones of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and his defense minister were also hacked with the Pegasus spyware....

 2022-05-10 09:48 

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Spain sacks spy chief amid Pegasus scandal...

Paz Esteban was replaced after a controversy over the use of the Pegasus spyware to hack top Spanish officials' cellphones, as well as spying on Catalan separatists....

 2022-05-10 08:58 

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German Foreign Minister Baerbock arrives in Ukraine...

Annalena Baerbock is in Ukraine as the first member of the German government to visit the country since the war there began....

 2022-05-10 08:58 

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German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock arrives in Ukraine...

Annalena Baerbock is in Ukraine as the first member of the German government to visit the country since the war there began....

 2022-05-10 08:58 

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German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock visits Ukraine...

The unannounced trip is the first by a member of the German government since the war there began. Baerbock has said the "worst crimes imaginable'' perpetrated in Bucha would not unpunished....

 2022-05-10 08:48 

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Ukraine war and COVID pandemic fuel cybercrime...

Last week, hackers tried to disable the servers of several German authorities and ministries. A Russian group claimed responsibility on Telegram. The Federal Police Office has reported an increase in cybercrime....

 2022-05-10 08:47 

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US jailbreak 'couple': On-the-run officer dies, fugitive caught...

A 10-day search for a corrections officer and a fugitive ex-con she allegedly helped escape has ended, with police saying the former shot herself and the latter surrendered....

 2022-05-10 08:23 

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How Lithuania is freeing itself from Russian energy...

A new pipeline is connecting the Baltic states with Poland, ergo with the entire European gas network. For Poland, it's been a lifesaver. For Lithuania, it's just one part of a much larger scheme....

 2022-05-10 08:14 

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New Bob Dylan Center explores his creative process...

The center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is dedicated to the cultural significance of the elusive songwriter, and houses over 100,000 items from the musician's archives....

 2022-05-10 07:59 

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Sri Lanka: Troops evacuate outgoing PM amid unrest...

As protesters tried to enter Mahinda Rajapaksa's residence overnight, police escorted him out on Tuesday morning. The flare up of violence has left at least five people dead and scores injured....

 2022-05-10 07:38 

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Global warming: World has 50-50 chance of hitting 1.5C mark soon...

The average global temperature could exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by 2026, UN meteorologists say. The threshold is one that international agreements are trying to prevent....

 2022-05-10 07:18 

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Lebanon: Voters cling to hopes election can deliver change...

Lebanon is electing a new parliament soon. Even though many people harbour hope for change, it won't be a walk in the park for the opposition. Traditional power structures remain deeply embedded....

 2022-05-10 05:24 

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South Korea: New president calls on North to denuclearize...

At his inauguration ceremony, President Yoon Suk-yeol has proposed an "audacious" economic plan to aid North Korea, if it gives up its nuclear program....

 2022-05-10 01:47 

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Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe portrait sold for record $195 million...

Pre-sale estimates "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn" went as high as $200 million. The auctioneers have described the portrait as "one of the best of all time."...

 2022-05-09 23:38 

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Ukraine: US says civilians being sent to Russia 'against their will' — live updates...

The US military says it has "indications"; Ukrainians are being forcibly taken into Russia, and President Joe Biden dusts off a World War II lend-lease program to help Ukraine. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-09 22:27 

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Pulitzer Prizes honor Ukrainian journalists, January 6 coverage...

The US' most prestigious journalism prizes have gone to newsrooms and individuals covering conflict, public health, and social issues....

 2022-05-09 20:09 

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Fact check: Vladimir Putin's Victory Day speech...

A nuclear threat from Ukraine? A Ukrainian invasion of Crimea? Ukrainian neo-Nazis? Russian President Vladimir Putin's May 9 speech contained new and familiar accusations amid the war in Ukraine. Most of them are false....

 2022-05-09 19:54 

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Moldova's struggle with 'frozen conflict' and Russian uncertainty...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is visiting Moldova, the country that has taken in the most Ukrainian refugees relative to its own size. The small nation is one of Europe's poorest and faces many challenges....

 2022-05-09 19:21 

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Sinn Fein upset over 'game of chicken' preventing formation of executive in Northern Ireland...

After a historic election victory, Sinn Fein is ready to pick Northern Ireland's first minister, but the DUP says it will not form a power-sharing government as long a post-Brexit trade agreement stays in place....

 2022-05-09 18:08 

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Austria: Train derails outside Vienna...

It's not yet clear what caused the train to come off the tracks. At least one person has been killed and several others are being treated for injuries in hospital....

 2022-05-09 17:15 

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Eurovision Song Contest 2022: The favorites in Turin...

In Turin, paticipants are busy rehearsing for the Eurovision Song Contest, which opened on Sunday evening and will culminate on May 14. Take a look!...

 2022-05-09 16:24 

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Germany's Scholz hosts Macron in Berlin...

In his first trip abroad since winning reelection, French President Emmanuel Macron is holding talks in Berlin on Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The meeting comes as Moscow marks Nazi Germany's defeat during World War II....

 2022-05-09 15:46 

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Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe portrait could fetch record $200 million...

"Shot Sage Blue Marilyn" is going under the hammer at Christie's, where it could fetch as much as $200 million. The auctioneers have described the portrait as "one of the best of all time."...

 2022-05-09 15:02 

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Opinion: Chancellor Olaf Scholz finds clear words on Ukraine...

In his speech to the nation marking the end of WW II, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz explained why Germany needs to support Ukraine. He has found the right words to get his message across, writes Sabine Kinkartz....

 2022-05-09 14:50 

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On Victory Day, past and present collide in Berlin...

The anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe is always a politically-charged day in Berlin. Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which falsely claims to be a fight against fascism, gives new urgency to remembrance....

 2022-05-09 14:30 

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Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red liquid by anti-war protesters...

Sergey Andreev was covered in red liquid at a Victory Day event. Moscow slammed Polish officials for "their indulgence of young neo-Nazis," but Warsaw says it warned Russia not to stage the event....

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