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 2021-11-01 20:20 

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Germany to return Mayan ancient artifacts to Guatemala and Mexico...

The historic objects were discovered last year in the state of Saxony-Anhalt. The owner says he bought them at a flea market in Leipzig in 2003 not knowing where they came from....

 2021-11-01 18:46 

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Handball federation changes rules following women's bikini scandal...

The International Handball Federation said women can wear "short tight pants" following an outcry over uniform rules. The move comes after the Norwegian team was fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms....

 2021-11-01 18:19 

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Dogan Akhanli: 'Writing is my weapon'...

A human rights activist in Turkey and beyond, the writer Dogan Akhanli died on October 31 after a short illness. He was 64. In 2019, the Goethe-Institut medal winner talked with DW about writing and state persecution....

 2021-11-01 17:33 

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Concern as Kenya's voters shun registration for 2022 election...

Kenya's electoral commission aims to enroll 6 million new voters in a mass registration drive. But it's failing dismally to meet this target....

 2021-11-01 17:28 

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North Macedonia: PM Zoran Zaev, the man who went 'all in' is all out...

For the first time in North Macedonia's 30-year history, a prime minister has resigned. Zoran Zaev stepped down after a defeat in local elections, plunging North Macedonia into political crisis....

 2021-11-01 16:38 

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Brazil's Bolsonaro attends honors ceremony in Italy amid protests...

The right-wing Brazilian leader received honorary citizenship in the small Italian town of Anguillara Veneta. Both supporters and anti-Bolsonaro protesters had shown up for the event....

 2021-11-01 16:06 

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'Dreyfus Drei': Film uncovers a lost German-Jewish past...

Australian artist Ella Dreyfus goes on a cinematic search for traces of her German-Jewish identity that were left behind when her father fled the Nazis as a child....

 2021-11-01 15:59 

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Lagos high-rise collapses, burying workers...

A 25-story building under construction in the Nigerian commercial capital has collapsed, burying workers. Emergency crews and neighbors are digging frantically in an attempt to save people trapped in the rubble....

 2021-11-01 15:52 

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Singapore bans book about censorship for including Charlie Hebdo cartoons...

The book about censorship was banned over "offensive images" containing cartoons depicting the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. The cartoons were the same ones published in the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in 2015....

 2021-11-01 15:40 

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Bundesliga: High-flying Freiburg won't be shedding their small-club status...

Four clubs remain unbeaten in Europe's top five leagues. In Italy, Napoli and AC Milan are level on points at the top of the table. Liverpool are fighting for a title with a star-studded squad. And then there's Freiburg....

 2021-11-01 15:20 

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Berlin police apologize for push-ups on Holocaust memorial...

Police in the German capital have issued an apology after photos emerged of officers disrespecting Berlin's Holocaust memorial....

 2021-11-01 14:51 

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COP26: 'Not yet where we need to be' on climate, Merkel says — live updates...

More than 120 world leaders are outlining their countries' plans to tackle climate change at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. Follow DW for the day's latest developments....

 2021-11-01 14:45 

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Why Pakistan has some of the most polluted cities in the world...

Air pollution is a major health challenge affecting millions of people in Pakistan. Experts warn that inadequate action to tackle the problem could prove disastrous for the country....

 2021-11-01 14:13 

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Germany: Human rights groups file complaint against Belarusian officials...

A lawsuit has been filed against a group of Belarusian security officials for crimes against humanity — including torture. Rights groups have asked German prosecutors to take on the case....

 2021-11-01 13:17 

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Coronavirus digest: German health chief pushes for reopening of vaccine centers...

German Health Minister Jens Spahn has urged states to reopen vaccination centers as pressure grows to administer booster shots. Meanwhile, the world has passed five milion COVID deaths. DW has the latest....

 2021-11-01 13:10 

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Afghanistan: Victims' families decry glorification of suicide bombers...

A recent event to "honor" the Taliban's suicide bombers and their "sacrifices" has drawn heavy criticism from Afghans. Relatives of suicide bombing victims told DW they feel repulsed by the glorification of murderers....

 2021-11-01 12:01 

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Germany: Rail operator Deutsche Bahn to get multi-billion euro bailout...

The funding comes as Germany's rail operated racked up over 3 billion in loses during the coronavirus pandemic. Most of the money is expected to go to rail infrastructure subsidiary DB-Netz....

 2021-11-01 11:18 

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COP26: World leaders arrive at climate summit in Glasgow— live updates...

More than 120 world leaders are outlining their country's plans to tackle climate change at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. Follow DW for the day's latest developments....

 2021-11-01 11:18 

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COP26: UN's Guterres, UK PM Johnson speak at opening ceremony — live updates...

More than 120 world leaders are outlining their countries' plans to tackle climate change at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. Follow DW for the day's latest developments....

 2021-11-01 11:18 

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COP26: UN's Guterres, UK PM Johnson speak at opening ceremony — live updates...

More than 120 world leaders are outlining their countries' plans to tackle climate change at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. Follow DW for the day's latest developments....

 2021-11-01 10:46 

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Hong Kong: Activists stand trial over banned Tiananmen vigil...

Jimmy Lai and several other activists have gone on trial for their role in last year's unauthorized event. Most of the defendants have already pleaded guilty....

 2021-11-01 09:02 

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Coronavirus: Global death toll surpasses 5 million...

While it took just over a year for the global COVID death toll to hit 2.5 million, the next 2.5 million deaths were recorded over the past eight months as the highly contagious delta variant spread around the world....

 2021-11-01 08:56 

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COP26: How to close the emissions gap and keep global warming to 1.5 C...

There are clear pathways for world leaders to honor their pledges to stop global heating at the UN climate summit this week....

 2021-11-01 08:43 

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Amsterdam cannabis cafes fear foreign tourist ban amid COVID recovery...

Locals in one of Europe's most visited cities are eyeing a ban on pot for tourists as a way to cut down on rowdy travelers, but critics say such a measure could push the industry underground....

 2021-11-01 08:04 

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Web Summit returns to Lisbon after pandemic forced it online in 2020...

Web Summit was one of several major global exhibition events that was forced online in 2020 due to the pandemic. It returns to Lisbon this week, albeit with strict rules for attendees....

 2021-11-01 07:49 

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Head of Barclays bank steps down amid Jeffrey Epstein probe...

The CEO of a major British bank has quit as investigators look into his dealings with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Barclays has said CEO Jes Staley was not aware of Epstein's sex crimes....

 2021-11-01 07:49 

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Jes Staley, head of Barclays bank, steps down amid Jeffrey Epstein probe...

The CEO of a major British bank has quit as investigators look into his dealings with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Barclays said CEO Jes Staley had not been aware of the sex crime accusations against Epstein....

 2021-11-01 07:47 

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Germany: Conspiracy theorist Hildmann helped by mole in judiciary, report says...

German public broadcasters found that an IT specialist in the Berlin prosecutor's office passed notorious conspiracy theorist Attila Hildmann confidential information about an ongoing criminal case against him....

 2021-11-01 06:40 

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Mexican journalist dies of injuries days after being shot...

Mexican magazine founder Alfredo Cardoso had been kidnapped and shot several times before he was found and hospitalized. He is the ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year, and the second killed this week....

 2021-11-01 04:48 

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Australia reopens its borders for the first time since pandemic began...

Australia reopened its borders Monday, permitting citizens to return and exit the country. Foreign workers in Australia remain unable to do so though....

 2021-11-01 03:11 

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Brazilian reporters attacked by Bolsonaro's security agents in Rome...

Jair Bolsonaro's bodyguards attacked reporters who were covering the president as he walked the streets of Rome talking to his supporters. The reporters said they will file a police complaint....

 2021-11-01 01:28 

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Brazil: Nine firefighters die in cave training accident...

Nine firefighters are dead following a training exercise gone wrong in Brazil. How the accident happened is unclear as the municipality says it was left in the dark....

 2021-10-31 22:49 

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Ethiopia: Rebel groups claim control of major northern towns...

Ethiopian authorities called on people to join the armed struggle against the Tigrayan insurgents. Amhara government officials declared a state of emergency in the region....

 2021-10-31 21:58 

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North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev resigns...

The prime minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, has announced his resignation. His exit comes after the ruling party's defeat in local elections....

 2021-10-31 20:35 

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Two trains collide in southwestern England...

Police in southwestern England said they were responding to a crash involving two trains in Wiltshire on Sunday....

 2021-10-31 19:47 

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Dutch customs officers discover four tons of cocaine in Rotterdam...

Prosecutors labeled it "the largest haul discovered so far this year" as Rotterdam becomes a favorite European entry point for cocaine. Europol said the Netherlands and Belgium are becoming hubs for cocaine trafficking....

 2021-10-31 16:31 

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Japan stabbing attack: At least 17 injured on Tokyo train...

The suspect, who was reportedly dressed as the "Joker" character, was arrested for attempted murder after the stabbing rampage. He also started a fire on the train, with smoke filling the carriage....

 2021-10-31 16:16 

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Czech cable car crashes to ground, kills one...

One person died after a Czech cable car cabin detached from its cable. Rescuers were able to rescue 15 people from a second cabin....

 2021-10-31 15:51 

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BioNTech founders: COVID is going to become more manageable...

zlem Treci and Ugur Sahin, founders of German company BioNTech, have been honored several times for developing the first COVID-19 vaccine. They spoke with DW about the future of the virus and vaccines....

 2021-10-31 14:58 

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G-20 leaders make no promises over climate change...

World leaders have failed to set a firm date for achieving carbon neutrality or for phasing out coal. Activists had hoped for a stronger signal from the G-20 ahead of the UN's climate change conference, COP26....

 2021-10-31 14:51 

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UK disputes French statement over fishing row 'deescalation'...

The British government has contradicted French claims that both sides had agreed to defuse a row over post-Brexit fishing rights, insisting it was up to Paris to back down....

 2021-10-31 14:19 

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Sudan: Protests continue as UN confirms PM Hamdok is 'well'...

Anti-coup demonstrators have taken to the streets once more, one day after at least three people died during civil unrest. The United Nations is seeking a way out of the crisis....

 2021-10-31 14:16 

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US urges China refrain from unilateral action on Taiwan...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on Beijing to deescalate tensions in the Pacific during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi....

 2021-10-31 12:24 

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Turkish ship carrying Afghan migrants towed to Greek port...

The Murat 729, carrying 400 mostly Afghan migrants and refugees, sent a distress signal after its engines failed. Turkey failed to respond to a request to take back the vessel, despite a 2016 EU deal worth billions....

 2021-10-31 12:04 

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Germany's new Bundestag: Only for the educated?...

In the newly elected parliament 87% of lawmakers have university educations, a prevailing class marker in Germany. Very few deputies have led a life as a worker and low-income earner. Sabine Kinkartz met one of them....

 2021-10-31 11:44 

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Japanese PM Kishida's coaltion set to retain power: exit polls...

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's conservatives and its junior coalition partner are projected to lose seats but remain in power following the parliamentary election, according to Japanese media....

 2021-10-31 11:08 

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Opinion: Climate education is a must...

The key to limiting global temperature rise lies in more education and solidarity, says Adnan Arslan, a member of Germany's Citizens' Climate Assembly....

 2021-10-31 09:27 

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COVID: China urges US to 'stop attacking' Beijing over virus origins...

Beijing said the use of spy agencies, not scientists, was "iron-clad proof" of Washington's attempts to politicize the origins of COVID-19. A new report published Friday shed little fresh light on how the virus emerged....

 2021-10-31 08:59 

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Afghanistan: Taliban says leader makes first public appearance...

The Taliban's reclusive supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada has been seen in public for the first time since he took control of the group in 2016. His appearance may ease rumors of his death....

 2021-10-31 07:41 

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Philippines: Top communist rebel commander killed...

George "Ka Oris" Madlos, a top leader of the military wing of the country's rebel communist party was killed during a gun battle with the army in a mountainous area of Mindanao island....

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