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 2021-10-06 22:56 

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Germany repatriates women and children with links to IS...

Women and children with links to the so-called Islamic State have been brought back to Germany. They are being held in custody....

 2021-10-06 22:49 

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WHO approves first malaria vaccine after trials in Africa...

Although the vaccine is only 30% effective and requires four shots, hopes are high that it will save tens of thousands of children's lives each year across Africa. The jab was developed by GlaxoSmithKline....

 2021-10-06 21:38 

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Turkey ratifies Paris climate change agreement as last G20 country...

The Turkish parliament has ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change more than five years after Ankara first signed the deal. The move comes in time for next month's UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow....

 2021-10-06 21:13 

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UK court rules Dubai ruler hacked ex-wife's phone with Pegasus...

A judge has ruled Sheikh Mohammed used spyware on Princess Haya as part of a "sustained campaign of intimidation and threat." Mohammed denies wrongdoing, saying "these matters concern State security."...

 2021-10-06 19:57 

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Opinion: Anna Politkovskaya, a true Russian patriot...

Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya was murdered 15 years ago. The Kremlin would prefer to forget her, but there's good reason for the world to continue to remember the brave activist, DW's Miodrag Soric says....

 2021-10-06 19:56 

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Several Malian soldiers die in jihadi attack...

Security and health officials in Mali say 16 soldiers have died in an attack in the center of the country. An Islamist insurgency in Mali has claimed thousands of military and civilian lives since 2012....

 2021-10-06 17:58 

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Afghanistan mission: German Defense Ministry review begins with low attendance...

The Bundeswehr mission in Afghanistan ended on June 30. It has already been labeled a failure in the German media. Now, the Defense Ministry's review is off to a bumpy start....

 2021-10-06 17:50 

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EU summit: No firm timeline for Western Balkans accession...

EU leaders reaffirmed commitment for six Western Balkan countries to join the union but held off opening full negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia....

 2021-10-06 17:45 

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Iran warns Israel over 'presence' in Azerbaijan...

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says his country does not accept "geopolitical changes" in the Caucasus. Tensions between Iran and neighboring Azerbaijan have been on the rise of late....

 2021-10-06 17:05 

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NATO expels 8 from Russian mission as 'intelligence officers'...

NATO says some members of Russia's mission to the miltary alliance are really undeclared intelligence officers and has banned them. The move could prompt Moscow's ire....

 2021-10-06 16:47 

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What's behind the uproar over alleged antisemitic event in Leipzig?...

Police are investigating German musician Gil Ofarim's accusation of antisemitism at a Leipzig hotel. Activists are outraged and the hotel in question is on the defensive....

 2021-10-06 16:20 

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The massacre of Babi Yar: memorial concert in Kyiv...

A concert featuring Russian composer Shostakovich's 13th Symphony is being held near the Ukrainian capital to remember Jewish victims of the 1941 massacre....

 2021-10-06 16:15 

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How the US invasion changed Afghanistan...

Twenty years ago, the US-led allied forces went into Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban's hardline Islamic regime. Twenty years later, the militants are back in power, but is Afghanistan the same country?...

 2021-10-06 15:47 

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Russia fires 5 prison officials amid sexual abuse allegations...

Prison officials in the southern Russian province of Saratov have been fired following the release of videos seeming to show torture and sexual abuse. Russian authorities have opened an investigation into the claims....

 2021-10-06 15:21 

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Granddaughter of Mussolini tops polls in Rome municipal vote...

Rachele Mussolini said she wanted nothing to do with the "burden" of her surname. She insisted her success was because of her hard work, not her family history....

 2021-10-06 15:21 

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Granddaughter of Mussolini wins seat in Rome municipal vote...

Rachele Mussolini said she wanted nothing to do with the "burden" of her surname. The far-right politician insisted her success was because of her hard work, not her family history....

 2021-10-06 15:18 

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COVID: How is India vetting its vaccines for children?...

India will soon have multiple shots approved for use in minors, including a groundbreaking needleless vaccine. Experts say that inoculating children will help stem the spread of the virus, especially as schools reopen....

 2021-10-06 15:13 

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Ethiopia: Abiy names cabinet as pressure from US, EU mounts...

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has replaced two key ministers days after being sworn in for a new term. The country's leadership faces growing pressure from the West to resolve the Tigray crisis....

 2021-10-06 14:46 

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Germany: CSU leader Sder sees coalition with conservatives as rejected...

Bavarian lawmaker Markus Sder says conservatives in Germany will likely face a new era in opposition. His assessment contrasts strongly with that of fellow conservative leader Armin Laschet....

 2021-10-06 14:12 

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German President Steinmeier marks Nazi massacres in Ukraine...

Germany's head of state has called for more efforts to remember Nazi atrocities carried out in the former Soviet Union. Hundreds of thousands of people were killed during the occupation....

 2021-10-06 13:35 

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Building: What's the big deal for the environment?...

The world's cities are growing — and the billions that inhabit them need places to live and work. But how does all that construction affect the planet?...

 2021-10-06 12:57 

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Facebook under fire — will lawmakers now get tough on Big Tech?...

Following revelations by whistleblower Frances Haugen and a global outage, the US company faces renewed scrutiny. It could mark a tipping point and prompt lawmakers to get tough on the Big Tech giant....

 2021-10-06 12:44 

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Sweden: Gothenburg bombing suspect found dead...

Police have found the body of a 55-year-old man they suspect was connected to an apartment bombing in the capital last week. The blast hospitalized 16 people, four of whom were seriously injured....

 2021-10-06 12:04 

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Who is German singer Gil Ofarim?...

The 39-year-old German rock star made headlines after he posted a video on social media in which he reports an antisemitic incident at a Leipzig hotel....

 2021-10-06 12:03 

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Oil spill disasters: Ways to limit environmental damage...

A huge oil spill in California is killing wildlife and threatening protected sites. Cleanup is underway, but officials have warned of "environmental catastrophe." How can we minimize ecological disaster from oil spills?...

 2021-10-06 11:59 

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What Germans say when they don't get it...

Do you understand only train station? The German language has quirky idioms for drawing a mental blank, or when people are at a loss....

 2021-10-06 11:54 

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Who is singer Gil Ofarim?...

The 39-year-old German rock star made headlines after he posted a video on social media in which he reports an antisemitic incident at a Leipzig hotel....

 2021-10-06 11:53 

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Hong Kong: Carrie Lam proposes new housing development near Chinese border...

In her annual policy address, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Hong's Kong's controversial national security law would provide a new starting point for economic development....

 2021-10-06 11:47 

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What distinguishes 'Squid Game' from other survival thrillers...

The South Korean Netflix hit series is a new take on the "Hunger Games" and "Battle Royale" genre, but it also comments on the vicious nature of capitalism....

 2021-10-06 10:47 

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New sexual misconduct allegations in women's football...

Footballers in Australia and Venezuela have revealed harassment and sexual abuse within their respective countries. The new claims comes in the wake of a sexual misconduct case in the US....

 2021-10-06 10:18 

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More Holocaust survivors to receive pensions from German government...

The Claims Conference has negotiated new payments from Germany for 6,500 Holocaust survivors. Survivors of the siege of Leningrad and other Nazi terrors will get a monthly pension of 375 ($435)....

 2021-10-06 09:57 

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Benjamin List and David MacMillan win 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry...

Benjamin List and David MacMillan have won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their development of a precise new tool for molecular construction: organocatalysis....

 2021-10-06 09:25 

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Germany's 16 states: Hamburg...

Hamburg is Germany's second largest city. It's a Hanseatic beauty with amazing contrasts. Elegant and rough, green and urban - always startling and unexpected....

 2021-10-06 09:05 

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Coronavirus digest: Los Angeles to vote on strict vaccine mandate...

Authorities in Los Angeles are ready to enact one of the United States' toughest vaccine mandates. Meanwhile, South Korea will allow pregnant women to sign up for vaccinations starting this week. DW has the latest....

 2021-10-06 08:32 

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Pope expresses 'shame' at French sex abuse scandal...

Pope Francis spoke of "sadness and pain" over the sexual abuse of children by the French Catholic clergy, which was revealed this week in a devastating report....

 2021-10-06 08:23 

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From Bob Dylan to Tina Turner: Why song rights sales are booming...

From Bob Dylan to Neil Young and now Tina Turner, many music superstars are selling their song catalogs for hundred-odd-million sums. What's behind the megadeals?...

 2021-10-06 08:23 

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Germany's Greens propose three-way talks to explore coalition with SPD, FDP...

Germany's Green Party say they hope to enter into three-way exploratory talks with the center-left Social Democrats and pro-business Free Democrats....

 2021-10-06 08:12 

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Pandora Papers: How the fight against tax avoidance is going...

Fresh revelations about how politicians, celebrities and billionaires stash their wealth offshore have sparked calls for a tougher response. DW explores what has been achieved in the fight against tax evasion....

 2021-10-06 08:04 

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Belarusian border crisis hits local Polish business...

The standoff over migrants entering the EU between Minks and Warsaw has hit local Polish businesses near the border, many reliant on tourism. With the winter coming and no end in sight to the crisis, DW visited the area....

 2021-10-06 07:49 

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Why Cuban baseball players fled their country...

Half of Cuba's 24-member national team used this year's Under-23 Baseball World Cup in Mexico as a chance to flee the country's communist regime. They want to play professionally in the US, but not all of them will....

 2021-10-06 07:22 

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French senators visit Taiwan amid China tensions...

A group of French senators is set to meet top Taiwanese officials, including President Tsai Ing-wen, although China had warned France against the trip....

 2021-10-06 06:27 

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Germany: Police raids in 3 states target international money laundering network...

Police special forces units have carried out raids North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony and Bremen....

 2021-10-06 04:03 

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US: Convicted murderer executed despite Pope's pleas for clemency...

Authorities in Missouri have proceeded to execute a man who its claimed was intellectually disabled. Ernest Lee Johnson murdered three people in a robbery in 1994....

 2021-10-06 03:34 

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US reveals number of nuclear bombs after Trump blackout...

The United States has disclosed the number of nuclear weapons in its arsenal for the first time since former President Donald Trump decided to keep the figures a secret....

 2021-10-06 01:03 

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US: Mother of young cancer victim loses lawsuit over Bayer weedkiller...

The German chemical giant was sued by a US mother over claims that its Roundup weedkiller caused her child to die from a rare form of cancer....

 2021-10-06 00:37 

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Joe Biden says Xi Jinping is committed to Taiwan agreement...

The US president said he had spoken to his Chinese counterpart over the issue of Taiwan. Taipei had earlier expressed grievances over China's recent incursions into Taiwan's air defense zone....

 2021-10-05 23:06 

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Afghanistan: British officials hold talks with the Taliban...

Diplomats from the United Kingdom have met with the Taliban government in Kabul. The talks were held as the militant group was accused of committing "extrajudicial executions."...

 2021-10-05 22:37 

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Antisemitic graffiti found at Auschwitz-Birkenau...

The Auschwitz Memorial and Museum said the spray-painted inscriptions included "denial slogans" written in English and German. More than 1.1 million people died at the camp during World War II....

 2021-10-05 19:51 

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Slovenia: Police disperse protesters ahead of EU summit...

Thousands of anti-government protesters gathered in the Slovenian capital, just as EU leaders rolled into town for a major summit. Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse crowds....

 2021-10-05 19:24 

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France's top book prize: no lovers allowed...

The Goncourt Prize, after initially downplaying a nepotism scandal, has bowed to public pressure. Relatives, spouses, partners, or indeed lovers of jury members will no longer be eligible for the award....

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