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 2022-01-03 14:27 

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Five world powers issue pledge to prevent nuclear war...

China, France, Russia, the UK and the US have agreed that a nuclear war "cannot be won and must never be fought."...

 2022-01-03 14:10 

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Bangladesh: How climate-resilient farming is empowering women...

Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate catastrophes. Efforts are being made to help the local communities, particularly women, overcome the effects of climate-related problems....

 2022-01-03 13:44 

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American teenager Ricardo Pepi secures club-record Bundesliga move...

Augsburg have parted with around $20 million for striker Ricardo Pepi, who turns 19 next week. The US international becomes Augsburg's record signing and is the second-most expensive deal for a MLS player....

 2022-01-03 13:36 

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Why fairy tales need updates to survive...

Classic fairy tales are being revisited and diverse characters added. But even H.C. Andersen and the Brothers Grimm modified stories to reflect the values of their time....

 2022-01-03 13:35 

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Turkey: Inflation hits Erdogan-era high of 36%...

Annual inflation has climbed to its highest level since 2002, while the Turkish lira has fallen to record lows. However, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insists on keeping interest rates low....

 2022-01-03 12:57 

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Yemen: Houthis seize Emirati-flagged vessel...

The Saudi-led coalition has accused the Yemeni rebels of an act of "piracy" against a ship containing medical supplies, whereas the Houthis claim the "military cargo ship" was engaging in "hostile acts."...

 2022-01-03 12:51 

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How J. R. R. Tolkien became the father of fantasy...

J. R. R. Tolkien, born 130 years ago, gained global fame with "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings." Life events inspired his stories from the fictional Middle-earth....

 2022-01-03 12:48 

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Should I feel guilty about my carbon footprint?...

Can new year's resolutions to go vegan and fly less help stop climate change — or are individual lifestyle changes a distraction from real solutions?...

 2022-01-03 11:58 

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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro in hospital for checks, possible operation...

President Jair Bolsonaro was taken to a Sao Paulo hospital overnight with a suspected intestinal obstruction, domestic media report. He has suffered several complications since he was stabbed at a rally in 2018....

 2022-01-03 10:43 

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South Africa: Devastating parliament fire 'under control'...

A man is set to appear before court over the fire that ripped through South Africa's parliament complex in Cape Town. The oldest section of parliament was still burning over a day later, though the blaze was contained....

 2022-01-03 10:39 

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South Korea: Man who crossed DMZ likely defected from North in 2020...

The Defense Ministry in Seoul believes that the man who was observed crossing the heavily guarded border, bound for North Korea, had fled south in late 2020. Very few try to cross the DMZ, fewer still heading north....

 2022-01-03 10:23 

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One Free Press Coalition spotlights rising imprisonment of journalists in China...

The One Free Press Coalition's January list spotlights the ten most urgent cases of journalists' imprisonments, focusing on the dire state of press freedom in China....

 2022-01-03 10:00 

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Coronavirus digest: India starts vaccinating 15- to 18-year-olds...

India opened up its vaccination program for those aged 15 to 18 from Monday, as the country faces a surge in infections. Australia will continue reopening the country even as cases are on the rise. DW has the latest....

 2022-01-03 09:31 

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Ex-president and Polish icon Lech Walesa is broke...

Former Polish president Lech Walesa says he has gone broke due to COVID-19. But the leader of Poland's Solidarity movement has been sailing close to the wind financially for some time....

 2022-01-03 08:17 

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Fact check: How do I spot fake news?...

Whether it's COVID-19, climate change or migration — fake news spreads six times faster on social media than facts. But how can I identify and check fake news? Here's some advice from DW's fact-checking team....

 2022-01-03 06:54 

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Hong Kong news site announces closure, cites media crackdown...

Pro-democracy news site Citizen News said its decision to shut down came in response to the recent closure of Stand News. It is the third pro-democracy publication to cease operations in recent months....

 2022-01-03 06:54 

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Hong Kong 'Citizen News' site announces closure, cites media crackdown...

Pro-democracy news site Citizen News said its decision to shut down came in response to the recent closure of Stand News. It is the third pro-democracy publication to cease operations in recent months....

 2022-01-03 06:54 

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Hong Kong site Citizen News announces closure, cites media crackdown...

Pro-democracy news site Citizen News said its decision to shut down came in response to the recent closure of Stand News. It is the third pro-democracy publication to cease operations in recent months....

 2022-01-03 06:34 

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Trade halted in Evergrande shares in Hong Kong...

The company currently has been struggling to meet payments on hundreds of billions in outstanding debt. Evergrande only said in a short statement that the suspension was pending the announcement of "inside information."...

 2022-01-03 03:43 

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Israel: Jerusalem Post site hacked on anniversary of killing of top Iranian general...

The Israeli news site is back to normal functioning after being hacked with a pro-Iran image. The incident comes as Iran prepares to mark two years since the killing of Qassem Soleimani....

 2022-01-03 03:02 

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Tesla posts sales of almost 1 million cars in 2021...

The electric carmaker sold 936,000 vehicles last year, up 87% from its 2020 sales. The company's autopilot system is currently being probed over safety concerns....

 2022-01-02 23:44 

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Mali: Political parties reject military's five-year transition to democracy plan...

Major political parties in Mali have said no to the military government's five-year plan for transition to civilian rule. Since August 2020, the military has carried out two coups and postponed elections....

 2022-01-02 22:57 

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Biden promises Ukraine 'decisive' response if Russia invades...

In a call with his Ukrainian counterpart, President Joe Biden promised Kyiv that the US would "respond decisively" if Russia invades Ukraine. Hundreds of thousands of Russian troops have amassed at the Ukrainian border....

 2022-01-02 21:18 

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German health minister's office vandalized...

People angry over COVID curbs have been held responsible for damaging the offices of two German lawmakers on New Year's Eve — including the constituency office of Health Minister Karl Lauterbach....

 2022-01-02 21:01 

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Sudan: Abdalla Hamdok resigns as prime minister...

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said he would step down from his role. The move comes less than two months after he was reinstated following a military coup....

 2022-01-02 19:49 

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Richard Leakey: Fossil hunter who helped prove humans evolved in Africa, dies at 77...

Paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey was the middle son of world renowned anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey. He helped uncover evidence to prove humankind evolved in Africa....

 2022-01-02 18:57 

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Junior hockey teams from Russia and Czech Republic ejected from plane...

Fellow passengers said members of the Russian team had been smoking on the plane and refused to wear face masks. The Czech team manager said the Czechs were put "into the same bag" as the Russians....

 2022-01-02 18:12 

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Amsterdam: Thousands protest COVID measures despite ban on gatherings...

There were some clashes between riot police and protesters, as thousands defied a ban on large gatherings in the Dutch capital....

 2022-01-02 17:15 

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Sudan: Security forces kill 2 at anti-coup protests...

The Doctors' Committee said two people were killed by authorities. Sudan's military leader has vowed to crack down on protesters demanding civilian rule, saying they "would not achieve a political solution."...

 2022-01-02 16:45 

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Taliban are revoking Afghan women's hard-won rights...

Initial restrictions imposed by the Taliban after their takeover mostly targeted urban women. Now, the expanded rules could affect all women in Afghanistan....

 2022-01-02 15:28 

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France removes EU flag from Arc de Triomphe after right-wing outrage...

Officials took down a temporary European Union flag at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after it drew fury from conservatives and the far-right. The flag was intended to mark the start of France's six-month EU presidency....

 2022-01-02 15:06 

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Majority seek refugee protections after reaching Germany, report says...

EU rules call for the nation where asylum-seekers first enter the bloc to process requests for protection. But most applications in Germany come from people other EU countries failed to register, a media report says....

 2022-01-02 14:32 

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Cape Town: Fire ravages South African Parliament...

Firefighters are battling a blaze in the national Parliament buildings that caused the roof of the old National Assembly to collapse. The cause is not yet known, although a person has been detained for questioning....

 2022-01-02 14:15 

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Lionel Messi tests positive for COVID...

The soccer star is self-isolating after a positive coronavirus test. His fellow PSG players Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico and Nathan Bitumazala have also tested positive for the virus....

 2022-01-02 13:04 

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Sudan: Security forces fire tear gas at anti-coup protesters...

Sudan's military leader has vowed to crack down on the protesters demanding civilian rule, saying they "would not achieve a political solution." Dozens of people have been killed since the October 25 coup....

 2022-01-02 13:04 

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Sudan: Two killed in Omdurman, police fire tear gas in Khartoum in anti-coup protests...

The pro-democracy Doctors' Committee said two were killed in Omdurman. Sudan's military leader has vowed to crack down on the protesters demanding civilian rule, saying they "would not achieve a political solution."...

 2022-01-02 12:56 

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Cape Town: Fire in South African Parliament, National Assembly roof collapses...

Firefighters are battling a blaze in the national Parliament buildings in Cape Town that caused the roof of the old National Assembly to collapse. The cause of the fire is not yet known....

 2022-01-02 12:56 

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Cape Town: Fire in South African Parliament, old National Assembly roof collapses...

Firefighters are battling a blaze in the national Parliament buildings in Cape Town that caused the roof of the old National Assembly to collapse. The cause of the fire is not yet known....

 2022-01-02 10:58 

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Many asylum-seekers enter Germany before applying for protection, report says...

EU rules call for the nation where asylum-seekers first enter the bloc to process requests for protection. But most applications in Germany come from people other EU countries failed to register, a media report says....

 2022-01-02 09:55 

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Coronavirus digest: France cuts COVID-19 isolation time...

Fully vaccinated people in France who test positive will only have to isolate for seven days, and can leave quarantine after five with a negative test. The UK, meanwhile, refuses to curb large events. DW has the latest....

 2022-01-02 09:00 

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Opinion: Restitution of colonial looted art is only the start...

Western museums are now returning looted art to Africa. But this does not mean that colonialist thinking is history, says Annabelle Steffes-Halmer....

 2022-01-02 07:15 

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Defector crosses armed border into North Korea...

A defector has crossed from South Korea into North Korea. Seoul has said it could not confirm if the individual was still alive after crossing the heavily militarized border and appealed for the person's safety....

 2022-01-02 07:14 

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How to find the COVID-19 facts in a misinformation pandemic...

There is a lot of information out there about the pandemic, COVID-19 and the virus that causes it, but also a lot of mis- and disinformation. To tell one from the other, it helps to understand how science works....

 2022-01-02 06:47 

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Opinion: Churches in Germany need a change in outlook...

For centuries, Germany's Christian majority was taken for granted. But membership of the two main churches is dwindling, and neither Catholics nor Protestants have found ways to stop the trend, Christoph Strack says....

 2022-01-02 06:02 

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South Africa: Fire burns in Parliament district of Cape Town...

Firefighters are battling a blaze in the Parliament precinct in Cape Town....

 2022-01-02 06:02 

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Fire burns in South African Parliament...

Firefighters are battling a blaze in the national Parliament buildings in Cape Town. The cause of the fire is not known as of now....

 2022-01-02 04:04 

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Junior hockey teams from Russian and Czech ejected from plane in Canada...

Fellow passengers said members of the Russian team had been smoking on the plane and refused to wear masks. The Czech team manager said the Czechs were put 'into the same bag' as the Russians....

 2022-01-02 02:50 

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Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea booted from US trade pact over rights violations...

The US removed Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from the African Growth and Opportunity Act due to rights violations and military coups....

 2022-01-02 01:31 

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Dutch police break off illegal rave...

Hundreds attended the rave, including people from as far as Italy and Spain. Hundreds of police were mobilized to shepherd participants away from the venue....

 2022-01-01 23:37 

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MEP suggests that BioNTech founders appear on euro notes...

German Free Democrat politician Moritz Krner said that the pair have saved 'millions of lives.' The euro is set to be redesigned over the coming years....

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