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 2021-11-07 10:37 

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Coronavirus digest: Calls grow for free COVID tests in Germany...

A leading health expert and state leaders have said cities should reintroduce widely available free COVID testing as Germany struggles with a new surge in infections. DW has the latest....

 2021-11-07 08:38 

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Iran conducts war games in Strait of Hormuz...

The Iranian military has launched yearly exercises aimed at "responding to aggression." The war games come as Iranian negotiators are set to meet EU and US representatives at the end of the month for nuclear deal talks....

 2021-11-07 06:49 

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Taiwan says 16 Chinese warplanes enter air defense zone...

It is one of the largest Chinese incursions into Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) since early October, coming as an EU delegation wraps up a visit to Taipei....

 2021-11-07 03:02 

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Italy convicts first 70 'ndrangheta members in massive Mafia trial...

The 'ndrangheta organized crime network took over from the Cosa Nostra as the wealthiest and most powerful Italian Mafia in the world. Another 355 people will be tried and face sentencing in coming years....

 2021-11-07 00:48 

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Iraq: Prime minister unhurt after assassination attempt by drone...

The residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi was hit in an apparent drone attack, Iraqi officials said. The military have described the strike as an assassination attempt....

 2021-11-06 23:39 

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Italy: 800 migrants on board German rescue ship allowed to disembark...

The Sea-Eye 4 rescued more than 800 people from the central Mediterranean this week — including 200 minors and five pregnant women. The overcrowded ship was stuck at sea for days before getting permission to dock....

 2021-11-06 20:57 

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Poland: Protests erupt over abortion law after woman dies...

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets after the death of a 30-year-old pregnant woman. Activists say she lost her life because of Poland's near-total ban on abortion....

 2021-11-06 20:31 

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Coronavirus: Leipzig protesters rally against COVID measures...

More than 1,000 people demonstrated in the eastern German city against government coronavirus measures. Meanwhile, a domestic intelligence chief warned the COVID deniers' scene was becoming increasingly radicalized....

 2021-11-06 20:18 

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Bundesliga: Christopher Nkunku leads from the front as Marsch finally makes his mark...

Long-serving Yussuf Poulsen got the winner, but RB Leipzig's victory over Borussia Dortmund felt like an arrival for Jesse Marsch. The American's fingerprints were on the win but Christopher Nkunku made it happen....

 2021-11-06 19:32 

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Mandatory COVID vaccines: A controversy across Europe...

As the number of COVID-19 cases rises in Germany, particularly in care homes, politicians are debating what should be done. DW takes a look at where other European countries stand on compulsory vaccines....

 2021-11-06 19:29 

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US court freezes Biden's COVID vaccine mandate for companies...

The federal appeals court said it found "grave statutory and constitutional" issues with the rule requiring employees at big companies to be vaccinated against the coronavirus — or tested regularly....

 2021-11-06 18:44 

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Spain: Mallorca police probe plane diversion...

Some 21 passengers aboard the flight from Morocco fled after the emergency landing, prompting authorities to investigate if the incident was linked to illegal immigration....

 2021-11-06 18:37 

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Are music festivals safe?...

Eight people died at a music festival in Texas — and it's not the first time a fatal event has taken place. Has concert safety actually improved over time?...

 2021-11-06 18:08 

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UN Security Council calls for ceasefire in Ethiopia...

The council's 15 member countries released the statement as Tigrayan rebels threatened to capture the capital, Addis Ababa, a year into the fighting. Twitter also has disabled the trends section on Ethiopia....

 2021-11-06 18:08 

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UN Security Council calls for cease-fire in Ethiopia...

The council's 15 member countries released the statement as Tigrayan rebels threatened to capture the capital, Addis Ababa, a year into the fighting. Twitter also has disabled the trends section on Ethiopia....

 2021-11-06 17:18 

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Sudan anti-coup groups prepare for civil disobedience...

Civil society groups in Sudan have called for a two-day strike and rejected internationally backed efforts for talks with the military over a power-sharing arrangement....

 2021-11-06 16:43 

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Lukas Nmecha: A target man for Wolfsburg and Germany...

Wolfsburg's Lukas Nmecha has been in good form this season, so much so that Germany head coach Hansi Flick has called up the 22-year-old. But what is it that makes Nmecha so special?...

 2021-11-06 16:26 

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The era of tech whistleblowing is here —but will it lead to lasting change?...

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is the latest in a row of tech insiders who have exposed wrongdoing in the industry. So far, their revelations have had limited legal impact. But change could be coming....

 2021-11-06 15:42 

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Italy: Archaeologists discover 'slave room' at Pompeii...

The room containing three beds and one window was excavated in a villa buried by the 79 A.D. volcanic eruption. Officials say it offers "a very rare insight into the daily life of slaves" in the ancient city....

 2021-11-06 15:34 

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Opinion: Germany is caught in a COVID Groundhog Day...

In the famous film, a man trapped in a time-loop is condemned to relive the same awful day. DW's Sabine Kinkartz knows how he feels as Germany enters its second pandemic autumn....

 2021-11-06 14:57 

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Afghanistan: Germany to send envoy to negotiate aid for population — report...

Germany wants to realign its relationship with the Taliban to meet key strategic objectives. According to a report, envoy Markus Potzel will travel to Afghanistan in the coming weeks to negotiate aid and evacuations....

 2021-11-06 14:25 

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Climate activists rally outside COP26 in Glasgow...

Thousands of activists have gathered in Glasgow to demand action to curb the climate crisis. It is but one of many of the events planned globally during the UN climate conference....

 2021-11-06 14:01 

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COVID: German health chiefs call for stricter curbs...

The fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic has sparked fresh calls for tougher measures for unvaccinated people to prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed this winter. Germany this week saw a record daily caseload....

 2021-11-06 12:59 

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German engine technology found in Chinese warships — report...

Engines developed in Germany can evade export control bans due to their status as a so-called dual use technology, a German media investigation has revealed....

 2021-11-06 11:23 

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Who are the Tigray fighters, and why is Ethiopia at war with them?...

A year ago, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed launched a military campaign against Tigray fighters, promising a quick victory. But Tigrayans managed to turn the tide. DW explains who they are and why they're fighting....

 2021-11-06 11:15 

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Sierra Leone: Scores dead in oil tanker explosion at gas station...

The explosion, in the capital, Freetown, happened as large crowds gathered to collect leaking fuel. The tanker was earlier damaged in an accident with a bus....

 2021-11-06 10:32 

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Germany: Several injured in knife attack on train...

The attack took place on an Intercity Express (ICE) train between the southern German cities of Regensburg and Nuremberg. Police reported several injuries....

 2021-11-06 10:28 

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Sierra Leone: 80 dead in oil tanker explosion at gas station...

The explosion, in the capital, Freetown, happened as large crowds gathered to collect leaking fuel. The tanker was earlier damaged in an accident with a bus....

 2021-11-06 10:24 

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'Destination Culture:' a DW tour across Germany...

A tour of the cultural treasures of the eastern German state of Saxony kicks off DW's multimedia series "Destination Culture" on November 6....

 2021-11-06 09:28 

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Facebook whistleblower warns company is neglecting languages other than English...

Facebook is taking an English-first approach in tackling "extreme" online content, whistleblower Frances Haugen told DW. She warned that the current situation in Ethiopia shows how dire the consequences can be....

 2021-11-06 08:57 

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Yazidis still displaced in their own country...

Years after the Yazidi massacre by the "Islamic State," tens of thousands of survivors still aren't able to return home. In Iraqi Kurdistan, a German aid worker is trying to help these refugees....

 2021-11-06 08:36 

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Coronavirus digest: Austria to apply tough restrictions on unvaccinated...

Starting Monday, Austria will ban unvaccinated patrons from entering cafes, restaurants and large events. Meanwhile, Australia has met its 80% vaccination target. DW has the latest....

 2021-11-06 07:21 

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Houston: 8 killed in stampede at music festival...

Around 50,000 people were attending the Astroworld Festival when some of the crowd rushed the stage. Authorities say several people have been injured and killed....

 2021-11-06 06:53 

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Mallorca airport closed after fake emergency diverts plane...

A flight from Morroco to Turkey was diverted to the Mediterranean island due to a medical emergency, which turned out to be false. Twenty passengers fled the plane in an attempt to enter Spain illegally, police say....

 2021-11-06 04:43 

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Brazil raises billions in 5G tender...

Winning bids went to subsidiaries of Telefonica, Telecom Italia and America Movil. Huawei was exluded from the tender amid US-China tech standoff....

 2021-11-06 03:49 

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US Congress passes Biden's sweeping infrastructure bill...

A majority of lawmakers voted to approve Biden's $1.2 trillion package — setting up the president to sign it into law. Political infighting among the Democrats, however, meant delays on Biden's social welfare bill....

 2021-11-06 03:32 

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Coronavirus: Denver Zoo records first known COVID cases in hyenas...

Samples from various animals at the zoo were tested after several lions fell ill. The two infected hyenas are believed to be the first in the world to contract COVID-19....

 2021-11-06 03:21 

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Brazilian pop star Marilia Mendonca dies in plane crash...

The 26-year-old Latin Grammy winner had posted a video of her walking towards the plane earlier in the day. The plane crashed between Mendonca's hometown and Caratinga, north of Rio de Janeiro....

 2021-11-06 01:28 

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Colin Powell: US leaders honor late secretary of state...

US leaders paid tribute to Colin Powell, the country's first Black secretary of state, at a funeral service in Washington. The 84-year-old died in mid-October from COVID-19 complications....

 2021-11-06 00:04 

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US Democrats scrap vote on Biden welfare bill amid infighting...

Political infighting among President Joe Biden's Democrats has led to a delay in passing a sweeping bill that would boost social welfare programs and measures to combat climate change....

 2021-11-05 23:50 

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Greta Thunberg slams COP26 as 'greenwashing' failure...

The 18-year-old Fridays For Future mainstay said that the world needed "immediate drastic annual emission cuts." She called world leaders to action instead of "profiting from this destruction."...

 2021-11-05 22:32 

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Bundesliga: Mainz secure a point against Gladbach after Widmer's magic...

Mainz secured a well-earned point against Borussia Mnchengladbach, who continue to struggle on the road this season. For Mainz, it was another step in the right direction under coach Bo Svensson....

 2021-11-05 21:15 

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EU warns UK of 'consequences' if Northern Ireland trade deal suspended...

The EU says there will be "serious consequences" if the UK triggers Article 16 of the Northern Ireland protocol....

 2021-11-05 20:32 

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Flash flooding wreaks havoc in Bosnia...

Severe flash flooding caused by heavy rains following unseasonably warm weather has hit much of Bosnia. Power was knocked out in the capital, and a key oxygen facility for COVID-19 patients had to be evacuated....

 2021-11-05 19:38 

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US stocks soar after strong jobs report...

The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ have all hit records after a better than expected jobs report from the US Labor Department....

 2021-11-05 19:34 

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Morocco-Algeria relations: What is fueling the current tensions?...

Tensions between the two neighboring North African countries have been growing, and Algeria's rhetoric points towards an armed conflict. Analysts however doubt that an escalation is imminent....

 2021-11-05 19:20 

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What are the chances for peace in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict?...

As the civil war in Ethiopia is coming to a head, PM Abiy Ahmed's opponents are forging an alliance for a "safe transition." A national dialogue that provides a way out of the crisis appears to be a distant prospect....

 2021-11-05 19:08 

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UN rights chief urges Sudan army to restore government...

Top UN rights official Michelle Bachelet has slammed the military's violent repression that followed an October 25 coup. Sudan's prime minister is under house arrest....

 2021-11-05 17:37 

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French Catholic Church recognizes 'responsibility' for child sex abuse...

French bishops have agreed that the church allowed for the abuse of children to become "systemic." The recognition follows the release of a shocking report last month....

 2021-11-05 17:21 

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Taiwan visit 'not a provocation,' says EU delegation...

A group of EU lawmakers has concluded its three-day visit to Taiwan amid accusations of provocation from Beijing. The delegation has called for more international engagement....

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