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 2021-09-15 18:57 

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Sheriff Tiraspol: The Champions League club without a country off to a winning start...

Sheriff Tiraspol from breakaway Moldovan region Trans-Dniester, or Transnistria, beat exiled Shakhtar Donetsk on their Champions League debut on Wednesday. Sheriff's name offers a clue to their murky but successful past....

 2021-09-15 18:42 

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Champions League: Jude Bellingham leads Borussia Dortmund to victory...

In Borussia Dortmund's first game of the 2021/22 Champions League season, it was 18-year-old Jude Bellingham who led the Bundesliga to victory. Whether Dortmund can build off this win though, remains as unclear as ever....

 2021-09-15 18:17 

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Afghanistan: Taliban seize millions from former Afghan officials...

Funds amounting to over $12 million have been seized by the Taliban from former government officials, as Afghanistan experiences a severe cash shortfall....

 2021-09-15 17:56 

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Germany: Berlin climate activists push ahead with weeks-long hunger strike...

Despite the hospitalization of a strike organizer, the young activists say they will continue their protest in front of the Reichstag until German chancellor candidates speak with them before the election....

 2021-09-15 17:50 

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Afghan journalists 'have to get out of the country'...

A vibrant media landscape had developed in Afghanistan over the past 20 years. Now all media professionals face immediate danger and even death under the Taliban. Activists are pushing for urgent help....

 2021-09-15 17:28 

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Pope Francis refuses Hamburg archbishop's resignation...

Archbishop Stefan Hesse was on leave after being accused of neglecting his duty in a report on sexual abuse at the diocese of Cologne....

 2021-09-15 17:17 

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Opinion: The EU's spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak...

In her keynote speech, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen set ambitious goals. The problem is the dithering of the member states. Now more than ever is the time for concrete measures, says Bernd Riegert....

 2021-09-15 16:57 

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An end to neo-Islamism in the Middle East?...

Political changes in Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Turkey mean Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated parties are facing a crisis. A decade after the Arab Spring, insiders say its time to reboot political Islam....

 2021-09-15 15:19 

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China denies port visit by German warship...

Germany's "Bayern" warship was planned to stop over in a Chinese port as it passed through the South China Sea. Berlin says Beijing rejected the request "after a period of reflection."...

 2021-09-15 15:18 

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How German parties copy ideas from other countries...

You don't get extra votes for originality in politics — across Germany's election manifestos, influence from elsewhere is everywhere. Here are some of the policies that have been taken from other countries....

 2021-09-15 15:09 

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Arc de Triomphe wrapped as Christo gets final wish...

Celebrated late artistic duo Christo and Jeanne-Claude had first planned to wrap the Parisian landmark 60 years ago. Now the project has finally been realized....

 2021-09-15 15:09 

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UK Cabinet reshuffle: Dominic Raab removed as foreign secretary...

After months of public criticism directed at different members of his Cabinet, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is sacking and repositioning top ministers. Raab has been reappointed as justice secretary....

 2021-09-15 14:23 

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Rwanda: The mysterious deaths of political opponents...

DW has put together a list of mysterious deaths and disappearances of people critical of Rwanda's government. Monday's killing of businessman Revocant Karemangingo in Mozambique is the latest on the list....

 2021-09-15 14:09 

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Bloated Bundestag: Trouble for German democracy?...

As Germany approaches its federal elections, chances are high that the lower house of parliament could swell to over 900 members. Only China's National People's Congress is larger....

 2021-09-15 13:45 

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What does the end of the Merkel era mean for Southeast Asia?...

Analysts say that Germany's government has made a pivot towards Southeast Asia during Merkel's last years in power. Some speculate that the next government could trigger a change in Germany's approach to the region....

 2021-09-15 13:44 

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Pakistan: Media regulatory bill proposes jail term for journalists...

Critics say a plan to consolidate media regulatory agencies will further shrink press freedom in the country. Journalists and opposition parties have decried the law as "draconian" and unconstitutional....

 2021-09-15 13:38 

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Poland: Ruling party chief says 'There will be no Polexit'...

Head of the PiS party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has ruled out a Poland-European Union divorce, but nevertheless slammed the bloc's "interference4; as a rift over Polish judicial reforms deepens....

 2021-09-15 12:46 

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What are the COVID entry rules for travelers to European countries?...

The hospitality sector in Europe is breathing a sigh of relief. Many countries have eased restrictions on everyday life, making tourism possible again. DW Travel offers a brief recap of what rules apply in the EU....

 2021-09-15 12:19 

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Germany: Arsonists target COVID vaccine center in eastern town...

Police in eastern Germany are looking for three suspects behind an attempted arson attack on a vaccine center. The suspects were reportedly last spotted fleeing the scene in a red limousine....

 2021-09-15 11:58 

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Nadia Wassef's bookshop memoir is a chronicle of Egypt's upheaval...

Egyptian author Nadia Wassef speaks about opening the first independent bookstore in her home country; and her latest book in which she celebrates books and booksellers....

 2021-09-15 11:46 

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German election: Are immigrant voters ignored?...

Germany's electorate includes some 7.4 million citizens with international roots, while many more millions of residents from abroad aren't allowed to vote. Both groups are often overlooked by political parties....

 2021-09-15 11:30 

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Kosovo tribunal: KLA commander slams 'Gestapo' court...

The trial of a former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army has begun at the Special Tribunal for War Crimes during the Kosovo War. Salih Mustafa is the first defendant to stand trial before the tribunal....

 2021-09-15 11:28 

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German Africa Prize 2021 goes to Ethiopian rights activist...

Ethiopian lawyer Daniel Bekele is the winner of the 2021 German Africa Prize. The human rights defender is being honored for his unceasing commitment to monitoring and speaking out against injustice....

 2021-09-15 10:22 

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Will vaccine mandates make workers leave their jobs?...

Mandates in the US, France and elsewhere are requiring workers get vaccinated against COVID-19. But many say they'd rather leave a job than get the jab. Can an economy in crisis handle the blow?...

 2021-09-15 10:22 

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Will coronavirus vaccine mandates make workers leave their jobs?...

Mandates in the US, France and elsewhere are requiring certain workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. But many say they'd rather leave a job than get the jab. Can an economy in crisis handle the blow?...

 2021-09-15 10:07 

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Lyra McKee: Police arrest 4 over killing of journalist in Northern Ireland...

Police have made four new arrests over the killing of Lyra McKee, the reporter and LGBTQ advocate who was shot as pro-Ireland republicans clashed with police in 2019....

 2021-09-15 09:52 

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Coronavirus digest: France mandates vaccination for frontline workers...

Health workers and first reponders in France need to show proof of vaccination or face suspension. The African Union pleaded with vaccine producers and nations to be able to buy jabs. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-09-15 09:52 

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Coronavirus digest: WHO sees drop in global cases...

The World Health Organization says only about 4 million coronavirus cases were reported globally last week — a significant drop. Meanwhile, the African Union wants to be able to buy more jabs. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-09-15 08:45 

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Can ecotourism help preserve Chile's Pehuenche way of life?...

Isaac Huenchunao wants to safeguard the future of his culture by bringing in tourist dollars. Can a people who have lost so much to foreign invasion welcome outsiders to their Andean home?...

 2021-09-15 08:01 

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South Korea says it tested missile after North's launches...

South Korea has said it carried out its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test just hours after the North fired two ballistic missiles into the sea....

 2021-09-15 08:01 

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South Korea says it tested missile after North's launches...

South Korea has said it carried out its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test just hours after the North fired two ballistic missiles into the sea....

 2021-09-15 07:41 

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Hong Kong jails Tiananmen Square vigil activists...

Nine veteran activists have been sentenced to jail for taking part in a vigil for the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre. The case has involved a total of 26 activists who took part....

 2021-09-15 07:29 

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EU to prioritize global vacation, von der Leyen says in State of EU address...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the EU will donate 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to low-income countries....

 2021-09-15 07:29 

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EU to prioritize global vaccination, von der Leyen says in State of EU address...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the EU will donate 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to low-income countries....

 2021-09-15 06:47 

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Romania: The new mayor looking to clean up local politics...

In the central Romanian city of Targu Mures, a former archaeologist and political newcomer is seeking to heal ethnic divisions and clean up corruption and mismanagement....

 2021-09-15 04:51 

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Seoul: North Korea fires two ballistic missiles...

North Korea's latest missile tests come as top officials from China and the South hold talks. This is Pyongyang's second projectile launch this week, the South Korean military has said....

 2021-09-15 03:51 

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India: 6 men plotting terror attacks arrested, police say...

Indian authorities say they have uncovered a "Pakistan-backed" terror plot that aimed to target large congregations across major cities. Two of the suspects, they said, were trained in in Pakistan....

 2021-09-15 03:37 

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US: California Governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall attempt...

California's Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom has successfully fended off an attempt to topple him in a recall election. Republicans had tried to unseat him over his policies on immigration, COVID-19 and crime....

 2021-09-15 03:08 

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Faroe Islands: Activists slam killing of hundreds of dolphins...

Locals have expressed concern over negative attention after hundreds of dolphins were killed. Conservation activists have called the 400-year-old tradition cruel....

 2021-09-15 00:21 

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UN urges 'repurposing' of global agricultural subsidies...

The UN calls for a radical global rethink of agricultural subsidies in a new report, saying more than 80% of the government funds either distort prices, harm the environment, or feed inequality....

 2021-09-15 00:20 

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US: Californians vote on recalling Democrat governor...

The most populous US state is voting on whether or not to recall its Democrat governor over his COVID-19 handling. President Joe Biden has called his main challenger a Trump "clone."...

 2021-09-14 21:45 

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Haiti: PM dismisses prosecutor tying him to president's murder...

Prosecutor Bed-Ford Claude has asked a judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry over the murder of President Jovenel Moise. Henry has sacked Claude in response....

 2021-09-14 21:36 

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Football legend Pele leaves ICU after surgery...

Brazilian soccer superstar Pele has thanked his fans for their support on social media after undergoing surgery. The 80-year-old is recovering after doctors removed a suspected colon tumor....

 2021-09-14 20:54 

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Champions League: Bayern Munich ease to win in Barcelona...

In the first game of the 2021/22 Champions League season, Julian Nagelsmann's Bayern Munich faced Barcelona in one of the most anticipated games of the competition. In the end, it proved a mismatch....

 2021-09-14 19:48 

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US limits chokeholds and no-knock entries for federal agents...

The US Justice Department has tightened federal policing rules following a massive public outcry over the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. The department said it wanted to build "trust and confidence."...

 2021-09-14 19:17 

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In Niger, living in fear of terrorists...

Thousands of people have died and tens of thousands have fled their homes in Niger's Tillaberi region, which is being ravaged by terrorist attacks. Now, the attackers are increasingly targeting children....

 2021-09-14 19:07 

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Norm Macdonald, comedian and former SNL cast member, dies at 61...

His death comes after a nine-year private battle with cancer. He was made famous by his deadpan comedic delivery as the host of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update."...

 2021-09-14 18:56 

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Merkel wraps up Balkan tour in Albania urging progress on EU membership...

The German chancellor has said bringing western Balkan countries into the EU would be in Germany's "geo-strategic interest." Six countries in the region are at different stages on a path to membership....

 2021-09-14 18:14 

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Pakistan: How 'blood money' laws allow murderers to be pardoned...

Medical student Asma Rani was shot and killed in 2018. But Pakistan's forgiveness laws might allow the convicted murderer to walk away from his sentence....

 2021-09-14 17:50 

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Stonehenge repair work to fix cracks and holes begins...

Detailed laser scans showed the stones, which date back some 4,500 years, are in need of essential repair work. Bad news for tourists: The restoration requires scaffolding to wrap parts of the prehistoric monument....

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