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 2021-09-24 13:04 

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Nirvana's iconic 1990s album 'Nevermind' turns 30...

Nirvana made music history in 1991 with "Nevermind" and its members became mainstream rockers overnight. However, that wasn't how Kurt Cobain wanted it....

 2021-09-24 13:00 

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What do the German Greens want if they gain power?...

The Greens have been hoping of being part of Germany's federal government. What would they want to push through?...

 2021-09-24 12:38 

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Cologne cardinal stays, despite sex abuse cover-up scandal...

The pope has said Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki should remain as Cologne's archbishop, but accused him of big mistakes. The senior cleric was accused of protecting priests suspected of sexual abuse....

 2021-09-24 12:37 

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Poland-Belarus border: Five refugees die in one week...

Poland has so far refused to allow journalists, human rights observers, or EU border guards near its frontier with Belarus. Authorities in neither country have confirmed how four of the five perished....

 2021-09-24 12:35 

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India: Why many medical students are taking their own lives...

Some students who have taken the NEET medical entrance exam have killed themselves — alarming authorities in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Entrants say the pressure is immense....

 2021-09-24 12:09 

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Billie Eilish, Elton John to sing live at Global Citizen concert...

Pop stars Billie Eilish, Elton John and Coldplay are among the many artists performing at the 2021 worldwide concert for climate and against poverty on Saturday,...

 2021-09-24 11:30 

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EU accuses Russia of involvement in 'Ghostwriter' cyberattacks...

The European Union has warned the Kremlin that the it could "consider taking further steps" over Moscow's complicity in recent cyber attacks targeting the bloc's members....

 2021-09-24 10:44 

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India: Police arrest 28 men over suspected gang rape of minor girl...

The sexual assault took place over nine months after her boyfriend raped her and filmed the incident in January. The video was then used to blackmail the 15-year-old and force her to have sex with multiple people....

 2021-09-24 10:21 

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Germany: Fridays for Future protests kick off with Greta Thunberg in Berlin...

Activists are demanding "no more excuses" from politicians as Germans prepare to head to the polls. Thousands of people are expected to march in demonstrations across the country, with Greta Thunberg expected in Berlin....

 2021-09-24 10:20 

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German election: Which chancellor hopeful does the EU want?...

Armin Laschet, Olaf Scholz or Annalena Baerbock: As Germany prepares to elect a new government, EU countries are watching intently. A look at initial reactions from Paris, Warsaw and Brussels....

 2021-09-24 10:10 

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UN General Assembly: Germany struggles to define its place in the world...

As Germany stands on the brink of an election and the end of the Angela Merkel era, a stormy UN General Assembly raised fresh questions about its place in the world — and the depth of the challenges ahead....

 2021-09-24 10:08 

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China: Central bank declares all cryptocurrency transactions 'illegal'...

The People's Bank of China moved to bar all cryptocurrency transactions Friday. Overseas exchanges providing cryptocurrency services to mainland China will be considered illegal....

 2021-09-24 10:06 

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#MeToo, #MuteRKelly and the shaky legacy of cancel culture...

Digital protest movements like #MeToo and #MuteRKelly have raised awareness and produced real results, but social media movements also have their disadvantages....

 2021-09-24 09:35 

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Parrots swoop in for Angela Merkel's swansong...

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel had her hands full as she made a flying visit to a bird park. A group of Australian Lori parrots provided the perfect photo opportunity on the campaign trail....

 2021-09-24 09:35 

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Parrots swoop in for Angela Merkel's swan song...

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel had her hands full as she made a flying visit to a bird park. A group of Australian lorikeet parrots provided the perfect photo opportunity on the campaign trail....

 2021-09-24 09:21 

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Coronavirus digest: WHO approves Regeneron drug cocktail for treatment...

The WHO approved a cocktail of monoclonal antibodies that imitate natural antibodies. The treatment first gained international attention when it was used to treat then-US President Donald Trump. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-09-24 08:12 

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Education key as German labor market tries to keep up with pace of change...

Workers already know it: The jobs market is changing fast. From the "working from home" revolution to certain jobs becoming obsolete owing to new technologies, there is real uncertainty about the future for many....

 2021-09-24 07:36 

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Turkey's Diyanet religious body threatens secularism...

Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs is rapidly becoming more visible, rich and powerful. Critics fear its leader is working to erode the separation of church and state....

 2021-09-24 06:22 

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George Floyd: Former cop Derek Chauvin appeals murder conviction...

Derek Chauvin was convicted on charges of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for killing George Floyd. The death of Floyd sparked massive protests for racial justice....

 2021-09-24 06:14 

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China's Evergrande in uncharted waters after key interest deadline passes...

With the property giant on the brink of defaulting on its debt, Beijing looked unlikely to bail the company out. The fallout could ricochet across global financial markets....

 2021-09-24 05:42 

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North Korea rejects calls for declaration to end 1950s Korean War...

South Korea has repeatedly called for fresh talks to negotiate an official end to the Korean War, which ended in a truce in 1953. North Korea said it would be willing to resume talks if Seoul "abandons its hostility."...

 2021-09-24 01:53 

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UN chief urges food systems change amid climate change threat...

Island nations talked of rising sea levels and the US and the EU voiced frustration with Iran over nuclear talks. Pakistan urged patience with the Taliban in Afghanistan....

 2021-09-23 22:53 

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German election: Candidates to replace Angela Merkel spar in final TV debate...

Representatives from all seven of Germany's main parties, squared off in the final television debate. This comes three days before a vote whose outcome seems unpredictable....

 2021-09-23 21:15 

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Carles Puigdemont arrested in Sardinia: reports...

The Catalan independence leader has reportedly been arrested after almost four years as a fugitive. He was stripped of his immunity as a member of the European Parliament....

 2021-09-23 21:15 

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Carles Puigdemont arrested in Sardinia...

The Catalan independence leader has been arrested after almost four years as a fugitive. He was stripped of his immunity as a member of the European Parliament....

 2021-09-23 20:36 

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US: Shooting at Tennessee supermarket leaves at least 1 dead...

The shooting at a Kroger grocery store has left at least a dozen people injured, according to police. The suspect behind the shooting is reportedly dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound....

 2021-09-23 20:19 

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US House approves $1-billion for Israel's 'Iron Dome'...

Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system is on course for a $1-billion cash injection from the US, after a bill was approved in the US House of Representatives....

 2021-09-23 19:22 

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German foreign minister urges EU-US cooperation in Indo-Pacific...

There can be no more "faits accomplis" by the US in light of the submarine row with France, Heiko Maas has told DW. He called the US decision on the AUKUS pact "sobering" for European allies....

 2021-09-23 18:31 

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MH17 families suffer continuing loss and anger...

Seven years after the MH17 disaster, victims' families are having their days — and say — in court. But Teri Schultz reports the fact that none of the accused are present has caused added pain....

 2021-09-23 17:15 

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Dutch boy wins right to COVID jab despite vaccine-skeptic dad...

The 12-year-old wanted the vaccine so he can visit his grandmother who is battling lung cancer, and took the case to court as his "pleas were being ignored."...

 2021-09-23 16:57 

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Kenya bans film for 'promoting same-sex marriage'...

Authorities in Kenya have pulled the plug on a film depicting romantic love between men. "I am Samuel" is being called an affront to the country's constitution....

 2021-09-23 16:57 

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Kenya bans film for 'advocating same-sex marriage'...

Authorities in Kenya have pulled the plug on a film depicting romantic love between men. "I Am Samuel" is being called an affront to the country's constitution....

 2021-09-23 16:40 

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UN: Climate change increases risk of violent conflict...

A reliance on shrinking resources, such as water, could increase tensions on the ground, UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned. But problems could be mitigated through "climate adaptation."...

 2021-09-23 15:52 

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Cameroon's real estate nightmare...

As more people flock to Cameroon's cities, they are looking to buy land and settle down. But the process is fraught with uncertainties....

 2021-09-23 15:50 

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German election and climate change: What are the parties' pledges...

The fight against climate change is one of the German voters' main topics of concern. With a few days until the election, DW takes a look at what the main German political parties plan to do about it....

 2021-09-23 15:28 

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BP limits UK petrol deliveries as driver shortage bites...

The oil company BP is set to restrict deliveries of petrol and diesel to some gas stations in the face of a driver shortage. A lack of truck drivers has also disrupted food supply in the UK....

 2021-09-23 15:25 

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Hungary: Leaders slam migration, LGBTQ at 'family values' summit...

Viktor Orban and Mike Pence are among the Conservative leaders and thinkers from around the world meeting in Budapest to "defend" the notion of the nuclear family from "left-wing" attacks....

 2021-09-23 14:55 

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Afghanistan: Girls' education faces bleak future under Taliban rule...

Even though the Taliban's reliance on foreign aid money could moderate their stance toward women, higher education for girls and women in the country still faces many challenges....

 2021-09-23 14:43 

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Opinion: Small-scale farmers must control our food system...

The global food system is being hijacked by multinationals, warns farmer Paula Gioia. She says that industrial farming interests marginalize the rights and solutions of small-scale farmers....

 2021-09-23 14:29 

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Orban-backed football club causing a stir in Slovakia...

An ethnic Hungarian football club is thriving in Slovakia's top-flight league, thanks partly to funding from the Hungarian government. DW visited the club, DAC, as they faced off against rivals Slovan Bratislava....

 2021-09-23 14:16 

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#SeeYouInCourt: Climate litigation heats up...

With politicians failing to take climate action, activists from Asia to South America to the UK are taking governments and polluters to court in a last ditch bid to reduce emissions — and global heating....

 2021-09-23 14:12 

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Child who survived Italy cable car crash to stay in Israel for now...

Eitan is at the center of a custody battle between his Israeli grandfather and his aunt who lives in Italy. In May, the six-year-old's parents and younger brother were killed in a cable car crash in Piedmont....

 2021-09-23 14:05 

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Cambodia: Climate change, Mekong dams threaten world's biggest inland fishery...

One of the world's richest inland fishing grounds, Tonle Sap lake nourishes tens of millions of people. But climate change and dam construction are threatening livelihoods at the lake as well as regional food security....

 2021-09-23 13:47 

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German election basics: From the vote to replacing Angela Merkel...

Germans go to the polls this Sunday to elect a new Bundestag parliament, which will then determine who replaces Chancellor Angela Merkel. But who can vote? And who can be elected? Here are the main facts....

 2021-09-23 13:40 

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EU welcomes extension of license for Poland's TVN24...

The US-owned network had fallen afoul of the ruling Law and Justice Party over its critical coverage. The row strained relations between Washington and Warsaw....

 2021-09-23 13:38 

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FENIX Trophy: Amateur clubs competing in alternative European Super League...

Six months after the attempt to launch a European Super League, another new European football tournament started on Wednesday night. Among the participants in the FENIX Trophy are HFC Falke and FC United of Manchester....

 2021-09-23 13:28 

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'Yemen's Banksy': Murad Subay creates art against war in Berlin...

Yemen remains the world's worst humanitarian crisis, say humanitarian organizations. At the Human Rights Film Festival in Berlin, street artist Murad Subay comments on the horrors of war....

 2021-09-23 13:06 

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Ukraine approves law to limit influence of oligarchs...

It comes a day after a potential assassination attempt on the chief aide to Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy....

 2021-09-23 13:03 

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UN warns of 'human rights catastrophe' in Myanmar...

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for urgent action to curb "terrible and tragic" consequences of the conflict. She also cited an economic and political crisis made worse by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-09-23 12:55 

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US envoy for Haiti resigns citing 'inhumane' deportations...

In his resignation letter, the US representative to Haiti offered his apologies to those affected by his country's recent round of deportations....

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