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 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....

 2021-09-23 12:45 

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EU proposes universal charging plug for all smartphones...

The European Union has said it will impose a universal charger for smartphones. The switch to a standard USB-C cable would represent a blow for US tech giant Apple....

 2021-09-23 12:43 

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Study finds sexual assault can lead to dementia...

Women who have experienced sexual violence are more likely to develop disruptions in blood flow in the brain and diseases like dementia and stroke....

 2021-09-23 11:48 

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Genetic lottery: Excuse to do nothing or do everything?...

We inherit genes from our parents like it's a lottery — a game of luck. And we're still learning about genetics, and how to use the science for society....

 2021-09-23 11:12 

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Polish province overturns 'LGBT ideology free zone'...

A province in southern Poland near Krakow overturned its symbolic anti-LGBTQ designation. The EU held up recovery funds because of the discriminatory declaration....

 2021-09-23 11:07 

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Opinion: Spare Germany the blackouts...

The risk of power outages is rising as renewable energy growth in Germany struggles to keep up with coal's exit. We know what must be done, but will the politicians get on board, asks DW's Ashutosh Pandey....

 2021-09-23 10:56 

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Formula One legend Michael Schumacher on Netflix...

An invincible race car driver, but also a loving family man. The streaming service's new film, "Schumacher,"; unveils different facets of the Formula One giant....

 2021-09-23 10:33 

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Cannabis in elite sports: Performing on a high...

What's wrong with lighting up a joint ahead of the big game? Things aren't quite that simple when it comes to cannabis in competitive sports. WADA is set to review its list of banned substances....

 2021-09-23 10:32 

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Nazi war crimes suspect in Canada dies before extradition to Germany...

Helmut Oberlander, an ex-Nazi interpreter, had been fighting to stay in Canada for nearly 26 years. Before his death, he had argued that he was forcibly conscripted by the Nazis....

 2021-09-23 10:32 

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Coronavirus digest: Nobel prizes cancelled amid pandemic uncertainty...

This year's scientific and literature Nobel laureates will again receive their awards remotely, instead of in Stockholm. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-09-23 10:32 

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Coronavirus digest: Nobel prize ceremonies scaled back amid pandemic uncertainty...

This year's scientific and literature Nobel laureates will again receive their awards remotely, instead of in Stockholm. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-09-23 10:21 

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Most Germans find religion unimportant, survey shows...

A significant majority of Germans say religion plays no role in their life, a poll has shown. Fewer than one in eight adults believe that faith makes the world a fairer place, although younger people were more positive....

 2021-09-23 09:29 

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Coronavirus digest: Pandemic could be over in a year, says Moderna chief...

With increased supplies of vaccines globally, the pandemic should be brought under control by the second half of next year, Moderna Chief Executive Stephane Bancel has said. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-09-23 09:17 

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German election: SPD's front-runner Olaf Scholz is brimming with confidence...

Euphoria is spreading among the Social Democrats. Chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz has a good chance to succeed Angela Merkel and he's out wooing voters with big promises. Sabine Kinkartz hits the road with his campaign....

 2021-09-23 08:16 

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Taiwan applies to join trans-Pacific trade deal after China wants in...

Taiwan has formally filed to join the trans-Pacific trade deal initially negotiated by the US. Intended to freeze China out, Trump walked away from the deal but now China and Taiwan want in....

 2021-09-23 08:15 

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New German government to focus on enhanced mobility and transport concepts...

As Germany gets a new government soon, it's becoming obvious that no mainstream party can afford not to present a more modern transport policy for the years ahead. DW looks at the major plans and challenges....

 2021-09-23 08:15 

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German election: Why the next government wants to overhaul transport...

With Germany about to get a new government, the mainstream parties can't afford not to present a more modern transport policy for the years ahead. DW looks at the major plans and challenges....

 2021-09-23 07:41 

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Children dying every week in Syrian camps: report...

The NGO Save the Children has said two children die per week in the camps of Roj and Al Hol. The camps were set up to house families of suspected "Islamic State" members, but hold many people who were fleeing the group....

 2021-09-23 07:06 

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How the US and Iran compete to fuel Lebanon...

Hezbollah has imported fuel from Iran to supply Lebanon, while the US wants to power Lebanon with Egyptian gas and Jordanian electricity. The energy race between the geopolitical rivals has implications for the region....

 2021-09-23 06:06 

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Sign language users get creative despite COVID...

On International Sign Languages Day, September 23, we look at how users have creatively responded to the pandemic and the challenges they continue to face....

 2021-09-23 03:24 

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Algeria bans Morocco from its airspace amid growing tensions...

Algeria said this was a "civilized way" of handling the Moroccan tensions that reignited last year. Morocco did not give an immediate response to flying ban....

 2021-09-23 03:21 

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COVID: US approves Pfizer vaccine boosters for older, at-risk Americans...

The FDA's limited approval comes weeks after US President Joe Biden's administration announced a sweeping plan that would allow nearly all American adults to get a third shot....

 2021-09-23 03:21 

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COVID: US approves BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine boosters for older, at-risk Americans...

The FDA's limited approval comes weeks after US President Joe Biden's administration announced a sweeping plan that would allow nearly all American adults to get a third shot....

 2021-09-23 01:06 

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US snubs UN commitment to stamp out racism...

The US was not present when global leaders pledged to double down on racism. Meanwhile, the Honduras president publicly denied drugs trafficking allegations....

 2021-09-22 22:52 

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Germany stands firm on conditions for relationship with Taliban...

As the Taliban government pushes to be recognized by the international community, Germany has listed a set of requirements that need to be satisfied....

 2021-09-22 21:18 

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Tunisia: President Kais Saied declares he will rule by decree...

President Kais Saied has tightened his grip on power with the announcement that he will rule by decree. Political opponents have labelled the move a 'coup.'...

 2021-09-22 20:32 

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Lithuania: Cybersecurity agency warns against Chinese-made phones...

Lithuania said phones made by Chinese firms such as Huawei and Xiaomi pose cybersecurity and censorship risks. The companies have denied the allegations....

 2021-09-22 19:54 

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Merkel, defense minister meet soldiers behind Afghanistan evacuation...

Germany's Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer praised Bundeswehr soldiers for "achieving incredible things" by getting thousands out of Afghanistan....

 2021-09-22 19:15 

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Lebanon power deal: Beginning of the end of Syria's isolation?...

A new Syrian-Jordanian deal on energy for Lebanon is being seen by some as another step towards the international rehabilitation of the brutal Assad regime....

 2021-09-22 18:51 

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Germany's Angela Merkel to leave office with high global rating...

People in most surveyed countries trust Angela Merkel to do the right thing on the global stage. However, Greeks are still skeptical of the German chancellor, according to a PEW poll....

 2021-09-22 16:54 

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France to send ambassador back to the United States...

Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden have agreed "open consultations" could have prevented the diplomatic row between Paris and Washington over a nuclear submarine deal....

 2021-09-22 16:25 

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Haitian migrants at US border keep hoping...

Thousands of Haitians have arrived in the US border town of Del Rio in Texas. Rumors are fueling their hopes of being allowed to stay. But the American president, whom they're looking to for help, has other plans....

 2021-09-22 16:16 

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WHO: Air pollution causes 7 million premature deaths a year...

The UN health agency now ranks air pollution on a par with smoking or an unhealthy diet. As a result, it has issued new, stricter guidelines they claim could save millions of lives....

 2021-09-22 15:18 

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How has COVID impacted Pakistan's education system?...

Pakistan's schools have been heavily hit by the pandemic. Students have experienced several school closures, and experts speculate that such a loss could have impacts for years to come....

 2021-09-22 15:17 

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Russian plane disappears with six on board...

The aircraft was reportedly flying at a very low altitude when it disappeared from the radar in the Khabarovsk region. A search-and-rescue mission is underway....

 2021-09-22 14:37 

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Biden expected to make global vaccine pledge during virtual summit...

The US will pledge to buy another 500 million vaccines to share with the world, according to the White House. President Biden is expected to make the announcement at today's virtual summit with other world leaders....

 2021-09-22 14:37 

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Biden makes global vaccine pledge during virtual summit...

The US will buy another 500 million vaccines to share with the world, President Joe Biden said. He made the announcement during a virtual summit on the pandemic with other world leaders....

 2021-09-22 14:25 

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German police arrest man over attack on bus passengers...

A 30-year-old man allegedly attacked passengers on a bus that was traveling to Serbia, prompting a standoff with the police. The vehicle was eventually seized....

 2021-09-22 13:58 

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China exits coal-fired power abroad...

President Xi Jinping vowed China will end overseas coal-fired power projects and increase support for low carbon energy in the developing world and. That's big news ahead of the November climate conference in Glasgow....

 2021-09-22 13:58 

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Fighting Female Genital Mutilation with a fairytale...

Ntailan Lolkoki was subjected to the gruesome practice of FGM when she was a child. She is now fighting this deep-rooted tradition with the help of a story....

 2021-09-22 13:58 

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China to exit coal-fired power abroad...

Beijing is to end support for overseas coal-fired power projects and plans to up investment in low-carbon energy. It's big news ahead of the November climate summit, but private investors need to follow suit....

 2021-09-22 13:44 

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Thousands flee Myanmar town as military clashes with rebels...

Most of Thantlang's 10,000 people have escaped amid fighting between the military and the anti-junta movement. The resistance fighters claim 30 soldiers have been killed....

 2021-09-22 12:20 

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Coronavirus: Is India entering the final stage of pandemic?...

Scientists say the COVID-19 pandemic may have turned a corner in India, with infections becoming more manageable. However, the potential for new variants remains a cause for concern....

 2021-09-22 12:20 

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Coronavirus: Is India entering the final stage of pandemic?...

Scientists say the COVID-19 pandemic may have turned a corner in India, with infections becoming more manageable. However, the potential for new variants remains a cause for concern....

 2021-09-22 12:01 

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COVID: New rules for the unvaccinated in Germany...

For those who have chosen not to get vaccinated in Germany, life could become more expensive in the coming months. Quarantine compensation payments and free coronavirus tests are set to be scrapped soon....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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Climate change: EU-backed study shows alarming state of oceans...

Ocean temperatures and water levels are continuing to rise as a result of human intervention. This is having a widespread impact on sealife and weather patterns....

 2021-09-22 11:30 

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Familial Forestry in India: Caring for trees like they're family...

Trees are good for both biodiversity and people, helping to guard against drought. Which is why Shyam Sunder Jyani encourages communities in Rajasthan to nurture them like loved ones....

 2021-09-22 10:24 

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Meet the Germans live: Dating, elections and gender-neutral language...

Rachel Stewart answered your questions in the latest Meet the Germans livestream. Catch up on the best bits here....

 2021-09-22 10:09 

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Coronavirus digest: Biden to push rich nations to increase vaccination efforts...

President Joe Biden will host a coronavirus summit where he is expected to call upon other rich nations to donate more vaccines. The WHO has recorded a decline in infections and deaths globally. All the latest with DW....

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