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 2021-08-25 11:12 

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Tanzania: Outcry after President Samia calls women footballers 'flat-chested'...

Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan is under fire for suggesting that women footballers would not be attractive candidates for marriage. Comments on social media speak of humiliation for women....

 2021-08-25 09:44 

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Germany: Angela Merkel addresses parliament on Afghanistan...

The chancellor has gone to the Bundestag to request retroactive approval for the Kabul evacuations. The government is facing heavy criticism for their handling of the crisis....

 2021-08-25 09:44 

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WATCH LIVE — Angela Merkel addresses parliament on situation in Afghanistan...

The chancellor has gone to the Bundestag to request retroactive approval for the Kabul evacuations. The government is facing heavy criticism for their handling of the crisis....

 2021-08-25 09:44 

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Merkel says Kabul evacuations will 'end in a few days'...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the August 31 deadline for foreign troops to leave Afghanistan must not be the end of efforts to support Afghans....

 2021-08-25 09:44 

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Merkel: Kabul evacuations will 'end in a few days'...

Germany will continue to support Afghans after the August 31 deadline, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told lawmakers. She added that Berlin would also not "shy away" from talks with the Taliban....

 2021-08-25 09:11 

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Nicaragua charges journalist with money laundering...

Carlos Chamorro faces the same accusations as his sister, President Daniel Ortega's main political opponent. The government has been clamping down on the opposition ahead of November elections....

 2021-08-25 09:11 

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Tokyo Paralympics Digest: Australia off to golden start...

Australian cyclist Paige Greco got the Tokyo Paralympics off to a flying start with a gold medal and world record. After a year's postponement and Tuesday's opening ceremony, Wednesday sees the real action start....

 2021-08-25 08:51 

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Afghan migrants trapped at the border between Poland and Belarus...

A group of migrants from Afghanistan has been stuck at the EU's eastern border for the past two weeks. Belarus and Poland are both refusing to take responsibility for them....

 2021-08-25 08:38 

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German DAX-30 to swell to DAX-40...

In a big shake-up, the DAX German share index is getting bigger. Since its inception 33 years ago, it has had 30 members. The reform of the country's most important stock market barometer will start in September....

 2021-08-25 08:26 

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Coronavirus digest: US donates 1 million vaccine doses to Vietnam...

The BioNTech-Pfizer shots will begin to arrive in Vietnam within the next day, the US said. Elsewhere, Japan is extending emergency measures. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-08-25 08:14 

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German video games and the international market...

The most successful games often come from the US, Japan or Poland, but rarely from Germany. Why is that the case? And why aren't they recognized as art?...

 2021-08-25 07:46 

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US VP Kamala Harris makes historic visit to Vietnam...

Kamala Harris became the first US vice president to visit Vietnam. She has urged action against "bullying" by Beijing amid tensions in the South China Sea....

 2021-08-25 07:42 

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Afghanistan: Evacuations continue as deadline nears — live updates...

US President Joe Biden is sticking to plans for the withdrawal of troops to finish by August 31. Russia is preparing its first airlifts to evacuate more than 500 people. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-08-25 06:25 

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Has summer tourism in Greece bounced back?...

Tourists are gradually returning to Greece this summer despite devastating wildfires in parts of the country and the ongoing COVID pandemic. DW reporter Sarah Hucal traveled the Cycladic islands for a first-hand look....

 2021-08-25 03:23 

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US 'Remain in Mexico' immigration policy ordered to resume...

The US Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that requires the Biden administration to reinstate the controversial Trump-era immigration policy....

 2021-08-25 02:04 

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Algeria severs diplomatic ties with Morocco...

The two North African countries have been at loggerheads for decades, mainly over the disputed Western Sahara region. Algeria said its neighbor had committed "hostile actions," while Morocco refuted those claims....

 2021-08-25 00:47 

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US: Biden's $5 trillion spending plan wins key House vote...

Democrat lawmakers ended a stalemate on advancing a mutlitrillion dollar spending framework, which aims to improve infrastructure and expand social programs....

 2021-08-24 22:52 

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Germany's workforce in desperate need of skilled immigrants, warns labor agency...

Europe's largest economy has an aging population and low birth rates, and the federal labor agency says Germany must attract at least 400,000 skilled immigrants annually to keep up with demand....

 2021-08-24 18:46 

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Qatari elections: A PR stunt or a step toward democracy?...

Almost 50 years after the establishment of the emirate of Qatar, the first general election is set to be held. Candidates are already registering to run, but there is little doubt that the power will stay with the emir....

 2021-08-24 18:23 

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Biden says US 'on pace' to finish Afghanistan pullout by deadline — live updates...

The president is keen to stick to the August 31 deadline for US troop withdrawal. Nevertheless, completing the evacuation mission by that date depends on the Taliban's cooperation, Biden said. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-08-24 17:00 

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Opinion: Chaos at Kabul Airport symbolic of 20 years of war in Afghanistan...

For days now, people have been appalled by the pictures coming out of Kabul airport. The West's mission in Afghanistan is ending as it began — with grandiose neo-colonial posturing, comments DW's Waslat Hasrat-Nazimi....

 2021-08-24 16:46 

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BREAKING — Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at 80...
 2021-08-24 16:46 

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Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at 80...

The octogenarian rocker "passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded by his family," a spokesperson said. He was described as "one of the greatest drummers of his generation."...

 2021-08-24 16:42 

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Coronavirus digest: 267,000 infants may have died due to economic hit...

The economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus pandemic has caused more children to die, according to the World Bank. New York City will require all public school teachers to get vaccinated. Follow DW for more....

 2021-08-24 16:40 

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How the Taliban's Afghanistan takeover could hurt US-Pakistan ties...

NATO has said Pakistan has a "special responsibility" to make sure Afghanistan lives up to its international commitments. But some Pakistanis say they refuse to be the "scapegoats" of the West's failure in Afghanistan....

 2021-08-24 16:08 

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What do we know about the origin of the pandemic?...

A US investigation into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic is due to conclude. Was there a laboratory accident? What animal did the virus come from? Here is what we know so far....

 2021-08-24 15:52 

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India: Manual scavengers continue to remove human waste by hand despite ban...

Manual scavenging is banned in India, but the caste-based practice — which mainly employs members of the Dalit community — has claimed many lives as it's still prevalent in many parts of the country....

 2021-08-24 15:48 

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Afghanistan: Aid workers in need...

A careful balancing act: German aid organizations worry about their local staff in Afghanistan but also want to continue to operate under the Taliban....

 2021-08-24 15:30 

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High hopes for Zambia's new president 'HH'...

Zambia's newly inaugurated President Hakainde Hichilema's election victory is a boon for democracy in southern Africa. But he faces a monumental task of rebuilding confidence in Zambia's democracy and economy....

 2021-08-24 15:14 

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New COVID rules in Germany...

Anyone in Germany who has been vaccinated twice, has recovered from the illness or has a negative test result can now move around largely freely. This increases the pressure on those who have not yet been vaccinated....

 2021-08-24 14:50 

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Tokyo Paralympics Digest: Alphonso Davies sends support to Refugee Paralympic Team...

The parade of nations at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics opening ceremony was led by members of the refugee team, who received a message of support from Bayern Munich footballer and UN ambassador Alphonso Davies....

 2021-08-24 14:48 

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Afghanistan: G-7 leaders discuss evacuations deadline...

The heads of the G-7 countries have met at a virtual summit to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan. The talks are expected to focus on the upcoming deadline for evacuations....

 2021-08-24 14:48 

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Afghanistan: Biden reportedly set on sticking to withdrawal deadline...

The heads of the G-7 countries have met at a virtual summit to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan. Though they want the US to extend its withdrawal deadline but President Biden is reportedly set to leave by August 31....

 2021-08-24 14:48 

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Afghanistan: G-7 fails to get US to extend evacuation deadline...

At an emergency G-7 summit, US allies pushed Washington to keep troops in Afghanistan beyond next Tuesday in order to facilitate evacuation flights. But President Biden is refusing to budge....

 2021-08-24 14:14 

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Afghans struggle with empty ATMs, soaring prices, dry gas stations...

Afghans have been left scrambling for cash as banking and money transfer services remain suspended. The Taliban have named an acting head of the central bank to help ease the economic turmoil, which seems a tall order....

 2021-08-24 14:14 

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Afghans struggle with empty ATMs, soaring prices...

Afghans have been left scrambling for cash as banking and money transfer services remain suspended. The Taliban have named an acting head of the central bank to help ease the economic turmoil, which seems a tall order....

 2021-08-24 13:50 

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BREAKING — Taliban say no Afghans are allowed entry to Kabul airport — live updates...

The Taliban called on the US to stop encouraging people to leave the country and said Afghan nationals would not be allowed to leave. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-08-24 13:50 

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Taliban say no Afghans are allowed entry to Kabul airport — live updates...

The Taliban called on the US to stop encouraging people to leave the country and said Afghan nationals would not be allowed to leave. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-08-24 13:42 

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Opinion: Para athletes should be taken seriously as competitive athletes...

The Paralympics in Tokyo should not constantly be about the disabilities or fates of the athletes, but about their performances, writes DW's Stefan Nestler....

 2021-08-24 13:40 

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Merkel's conservatives in trouble as center-left SPD takes lead...

Germany's center-left Social Democrats have nudged ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in polling. It's the first time in 15 years the party has led — and comes just ahead of next month's general election...

 2021-08-24 13:33 

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Afghan influencers living in fear — even in exile...

A generation of young Afghans has conquered social media and the internet over the last decade. Now they, too, are fleeing the "digitally armed" Taliban....

 2021-08-24 12:47 

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German election: Poor voters feel left behind...

Getting voters to take part in Germany's upcoming Bundestag election is a challenge in places like Duisburg-Hochfeld. Many residents there struggle day to day and have given up on politics....

 2021-08-24 11:46 

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Germany's top diplomat warns of Afghan deadline danger — live updates...

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has warned the government may fail to evacuate all of its people by August 31 as a top army captain accuses Berlin of ignoring warnings about the Taliban. DW has the latest....

 2021-08-24 11:38 

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Chad's ex-president Hissene Habre dies in Senegal jail...

The former president has died while serving a life term in prison for crimes against humanity. Local media reported that the 79-year-old died of coronavirus....

 2021-08-24 11:36 

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Afghanistan: UN receives reports of Taliban summary executions...

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet says her office has credible reports of serious violations by the Taliban. They include summary executions, blocking girls from attending school and recruitment of child soldiers....

 2021-08-24 10:59 

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Female Afghan athletes successfully evacuated to Australia...

Members of the women's national football team were among a group of female athletes successfully evacuated from Afghanistan. The news was confirmed by FIFAPRO, the association for professional footballers, on Monday....

 2021-08-24 10:30 

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Germany: Police investigate university poisoning...

Seven people have been forced to seek medical attention after a poisonous substance was left at a German university. Police are now investigating the suspected attack....

 2021-08-24 10:16 

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Philippines: Duterte to run for vice president in 2022...

Rodrigo Duterte is the ruling political party's vice-presidential nominee for next year's election. Critics say it's an attempt by the strongman to hold on to power after his presidential term ends....

 2021-08-24 09:43 

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Iran: Prison official confirms leaked abuse video...

Following leaked footage of the abuse of prisoners in Iran's Evin prison, an official has given a rare apology. The video was released by a hacker group....

 2021-08-24 09:36 

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Coronavirus: German economy shows green shoots of recovery...

German consumer demand as the coronavirus lockdown gradually eased in the spring has helped the economy grow. High public expenditure, meanwhile, blew a big hole in government spending figures....

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