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 2021-10-09 13:35 

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Georgia: Several dead after part of building collapses...

Many of the residents in the building were thought to be trapped in the rubble as rescue workers searched for survivors. The accident is suspected to be caused by unsafe renovation work....

 2021-10-09 13:23 

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Iran's first post-revolution president Abolhassan Banisadr dies in Paris...

The first president of post-revolution Iran served only 16 months before being impeached by parliament. In exile in Paris, he co-founded the National Council for the Resistance of Iran with Massoud Rajavi....

 2021-10-09 11:58 

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Let's talk about sex, habibi!...

Throughout the Middle East, sex education is slowly becoming less of a taboo. On social media, millions are daring to ask everything about "it."...

 2021-10-09 11:43 

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Germany better under Hansi Flick, says North Macedonia coach Blagoja Milevski...

North Macedonia made headlines after beating Germany in a World Cup qualifier earlier this year. Can they do it again? Coach Blagoja Milevski tells DW that although the Germans have improved, another win is achievable....

 2021-10-09 11:34 

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Is Europe ready for a post-COVID migration wave?...

Illegal immigration to Europe went down during peak pandemic times. As Europe reopens, migrant flows are back up. But what does this mean, for migrants and the EU?...

 2021-10-09 10:40 

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Russia: 26 dead in mass alcohol poisoning...

The 26 people are believed to have died from drinking poisonous moonshine. Another 28 are suffering from alcohol poisoning, with some reportedly in a coma....

 2021-10-09 09:53 

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WHO probes new Ebola case in Democratic Republic of Congo...

Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo said that 100 people were being monitored after a 3-year-old boy died from the disease this week....

 2021-10-09 08:49 

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Beethoven's last symphony finished by AI...

Researchers used algorithms to finish composing Beethoven's 10th Symphony. But can computer programs be as creative as actual musicians?...

 2021-10-09 08:30 

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Germany's flood-hit regions brace for winter...

Rebuilding efforts are progressing slowly in western Germany. The cold weather is likely to make the work even harder....

 2021-10-09 07:34 

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US, China chief trade negotiators hold 'candid' talks...

Beijing is seeking the elimination of US tariffs, while Washington sees the discussions as a test of bilateral engagement between the two major economic powers....

 2021-10-09 07:30 

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Angela Merkel leaves lasting legacy in Israel...

Angela Merkel is headed to Israel for a last official visit. With the shared history of the Holocaust ever present, the German chancellor deepened the firm alliance between the two countries during her time in office....

 2021-10-09 06:03 

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China's Xi Jinping vows 'peaceful reunification' with Taiwan...

"The historical task of the complete reunification of the motherland must be fulfilled," Xi Jinping promised amid growing tensions between Beijing and Taipei....

 2021-10-09 02:37 

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Libya: Migrants shot dead at detention center...

At least six migrants have been killed after guards opened fire at an overcrowded detention facility. It is the latest violence against migrants following recent mass arrests....

 2021-10-09 01:59 

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US court temporarily reinstates Texas abortion law...

Texas has won its bid at a federal appeals court to temporarily reimpose the strictest abortion law in the US....

 2021-10-09 01:54 

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IMF will decide on Kristalina Georgieva's future 'very soon'...

The IMF's managing director faces allegations that during her previous stint at the World Bank, she pressured staff to alter data to benefit China....

 2021-10-08 23:05 

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US and Taliban set for talks in Doha...

The weekend summit in Qatar will be the first face-to-face meeting between the two sides since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan....

 2021-10-08 22:24 

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COVID: Brazil death toll passes 600,000...

An increase in vaccinations has slowed the daily death rate, but Brazil remains the second worst-affected country in the world....

 2021-10-08 22:03 

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Hansi Flick's effect on Germany becomes clearer with victory over Romania...

Germany overcame Romania with less gloss than in recent performances. Nevertheless, it is increasingly clear that Hansi Flick has changed the direction of this side. One more win will secure World Cup qualification....

 2021-10-08 21:46 

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World leaders hail agreement on global corporate tax rate...

Most countries have now signed up to a historic deal to ensure a minimum 15% corporate tax rate. Only four smaller economies are still holding back....

 2021-10-08 20:31 

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Facebook, Instagram face technical problems again...

Users are facing problems accessing the social media giant's apps and services for the second time in a week....

 2021-10-08 20:27 

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US will not charge police officer who shot Jacob Blake...

The Justice Department says it won't pursue federal criminal charges against the Wisconsin officer over the shooting last year. Jacob Blake was left paralyzed after the incident that sparked days of rioting....

 2021-10-08 19:54 

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Chile corruption probe after president cited in Pandora Papers...

President Sebastian Pinera said he found "it difficult to understand" why the public prosecutor wanted to investigate claims of wrongdoing in the sale of a mining company via a family-owned firm....

 2021-10-08 19:47 

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Who is Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dmitry Muratov?...

Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov is one of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winners. His story has been marked by the fight for freedom of opinion — one that has seen the loss of many companions....

 2021-10-08 19:11 

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Turkey court keeps civil rights activist in jail despite EU pressure...

Osman Kavala told an Istanbul court the charges against him "are not based on any evidence." He's spent years in pretrial detention, and was arrested again on separate charges hours after a Turkish court acquitted him....

 2021-10-08 18:38 

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Germany: Jewish musician files lawsuit against hotel over antisemitism claim...

An alleged antisemitic incident at a hotel in eastern Germany sparked outrage earlier in the week. Now the affected singer has said that he will press charges....

 2021-10-08 18:28 

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Germany suspends soldiers in military guard over far-right allegations...

The reports involve "several dozen soldiers" from a battalion that carries out ceremonial duties. The troops are also being investigated for sexual abuse, the Defense Ministry said....

 2021-10-08 17:25 

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Opinion: Maria Ressa fights for free press in Philippines...

The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the Philippine journalist Maria Ressa is a recognition of the importance and precarity of holding the line for independent journalism in an age of authoritarian populism and fake news....

 2021-10-08 16:56 

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Opinion: Poland is not yet lost to the European Union...

The ruling by Poland's top court seems to many to suggest that the country wants to leave the EU. There is, however, no way that this will happen, writes DW's Bartosz Dudek....

 2021-10-08 16:56 

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Tata Group takes over Air India in $2.4 billion deal...

The Indian government has agreed to pay three-quarters of Air India's outstanding debt and relinquish all its shares in the airline. Tata is one of India's biggest companies....

 2021-10-08 16:19 

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Poland claims Belarusian forces fired shots across border...

Poland has summoned a Belarusian official after border forces said they had been fired at. The allegations represent an escalation of tension at the already tense border....

 2021-10-08 15:49 

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Burkina Faso: Justice for Thomas Sankara...

In Burkina Faso, a historic trial is taking shape: the death of iconic leader Thomas Sankara in 1987. But the main defendant and former president Blaise Compaore will be absent....

 2021-10-08 14:44 

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Koreans celebrate their language but fear foreign encroachment...

Imported English phrases are becoming commonplace, but linguistic purists fear the adoption of "Konglish." Experts say more foreign words are used in South Korea as a result of globalization and international media....

 2021-10-08 14:40 

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Iraq: Soldiers, prisoners and displaced people head to polls early...

Two day's ahead of Iraq's Sunday vote, certain groups have already been called to cast their ballot. A low turnout is expected as anti-government activists call for a boycott....

 2021-10-08 14:22 

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Can the Nobel Prize revitalize African literature?...

Abdularazak Gurnah is the fourth author from sub-Saharan Africa to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. Is the tide turning for African writers?...

 2021-10-08 13:43 

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The uphill battle facing Chad's new transition council...

Chad's interim parliament, built to prepare Chad for civilian rule, has finally been announced after a five-month wait. But is the National Transition Council merely window dressing for the military junta?...

 2021-10-08 13:39 

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Which fruit is your favorite?...

Apples, plums, and pears are the most popular types of fruit from Europe and since it is currently harvest time, everything is tasting particularly good. We want to know from you which fruit you like the most....

 2021-10-08 13:07 

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Czech PM Babis under pressure as parliamentary election begins...

All 200 seats in the more important lower house of the Czech Republic's Parliament are up for grabs. Opinion polls suggest that scandal-struck Prime Minister Andrej Babis could be keeping his job....

 2021-10-08 12:55 

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Pakistan's Islamic parties push for Taliban recognition in Afghanistan...

As the Taliban lobby for international recognition of their "Islamic Emirate" in Afghanistan, the group's ideological allies in Pakistan are applying political pressure on Islamabad....

 2021-10-08 12:44 

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Germany: Oldest Nazi defendant protests innocence...

A former guard at Sachsenhausen has claimed that he "knew nothing" about the thousands of murders that took place at the concentration camp. He is accused of aiding in the killing of more than 3,500 prisoners....

 2021-10-08 12:29 

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Beijing condemns French senator for calling Taiwan a 'country'...

China has reacted angrily after a French lawmaker referred to the island of Taiwan as a country. Tensions between Beijing and Taipei have reached new levels in recent weeks....

 2021-10-08 12:12 

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Who is Maria Ressa, journalist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate?...

Ressa received the award for "efforts to safeguard freedom of expression," primarily with her news outlet Rappler, and during a decades-long career in investigative and broadcast journalism in Southeast Asia....

 2021-10-08 11:53 

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EU calls out Poland after controversial court ruling...

Poland's ruling against the primacy of EU law has sparked anger among some of the bloc's member states. Poland's prime minister has denied the possibility of a "Polexit."...

 2021-10-08 10:48 

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Afghanistan: Multiple deaths in mosque blast...

The Taliban say several people have been killed in an explosion at a mosque in northern Afghanistan. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast....

 2021-10-08 09:35 

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Nigeria: Security forces rescue nearly 200 hostages...

Heavily armed gangs have been stepping up raids on schools and villages in northwestern Nigeria, often taking hostages for ransom....

 2021-10-08 09:02 

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Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win Nobel Peace Prize...

The Nobel committee has announced that Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov will receive this year's prize. They were chosen " for their courageous fight for freedom of expression" in the face of authoritarian crackdowns....

 2021-10-08 08:57 

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Cautious recovery for Portugal's tourism industry...

After a long lockdown at the beginning of the year, vacationers are returning to the Algarve. Hoteliers and restaurant owners are optimistic about the future....

 2021-10-08 08:33 

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The coronavirus pandemic is far from over...

Some countries are reporting more new coronavirus infections compared with the previous two weeks. Global data trends show that the coronavirus pandemic isn't over yet. DW sums up the current situation in three charts....

 2021-10-08 08:29 

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Saudi Arabia and Newcastle United: Deal follows Qatari agreement and assurances to Premier League...

After Saudi Arabia resolved a dispute with Qatari broadcaster BeIN Sports, a Saudi-led consortium has taken over Newcastle United. The purchase - condemned by human rights campaigners - could not happen in Germany....

 2021-10-08 08:28 

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Award spotlights Sandra Mujinga's ghostly art...

With her ghostly-looking fabric sculptures, Congo-born Sandra Mujinga won the Preis der Nationalgalerie, which recognizes outstanding work by artists under 40 who live in Germany....

 2021-10-08 08:27 

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Gorillas delivery service fires back over workers' strike...

After a series of protests at the delivery service, Gorillas workers claim working conditions have only gotten worse. But the company is sending a clear message to dissatisfied workers — strikers will be fired....

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