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 2022-06-29 17:43 

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Former leaders Merkel and Obama meet in Washington...

The pair of former German and US leaders visited a museum together, with former US President Barack Obama taking the opportunity to praise his "friend."...

 2022-06-29 17:27 

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Libya: Twenty migrants 'die of thirst' in desert, 30 more missing in Mediterranean...

The bodies of 20 migrants have been discovered in the Libyan desert, while in a separate incident a rubber dinghy sank in the Mediterranean with at least 30 people on board....

 2022-06-29 17:21 

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Opinion: NATO summit: Sweden, Finland boost unity against Putin...

NATO's ambitions are growing. Sweden and Finland are set to join and the alliance is strengthening its eastern flank with more troops. This is the right approach against Vladimir Putin, says Bernd Riegert....

 2022-06-29 16:51 

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Austria: No charges against investigator who brought down government...

Prosecutors have dropped their probe into the man who commissioned a recording of the former vice-chancellor offering bribes. They cited a lack of evidence and the man's current jail sentence on an unrelated charge....

 2022-06-29 16:44 

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144 Ukrainian soldiers return home in prisoner swap — live updates...

In the largest prisoner exchange since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began, 144 Ukrainian soldiers were exchanged for an equal number of Russian and separatist fighters. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-29 16:22 

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Russia tightens legislation on 'foreign agents'...

Russian lawmakers passed a law expanding the definition of "foreign agents," a tool used to crack down on Kremlin critics and impose new restrictions on them....

 2022-06-29 16:08 

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Eswatini: Security tight on protest anniversary...

Wednesday marks one year after a violent crackdown on pro-democracy activists that left dozens dead, many injured and several arrested in the tiny Southern African country of Eswatini....

 2022-06-29 15:32 

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Ukraine bans Russian music and books...

As war rages, Ukraine's parliament is defending itself against the invaders with new laws banning Russian music and literature. What authors can still be read, who can still perform and what exceptions are there?...

 2022-06-29 15:20 

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Facebook removes posts about abortion pills in US...

After the US Supreme Court overturned a major abortion law, Facebook is removing information about abortion online. An employee claims the tech giant is also removing messages from workers about it....

 2022-06-29 14:35 

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Euro 2022: What to watch out for in England...

Euro 2022 kicks off in England on July 6, with the hosts having sold plenty of tickets under the weight of expectation. An absent star returns, there's more competition than ever but questions over stadiums linger....

 2022-06-29 14:24 

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Vietnam's climate credentials come under scrutiny after activist jailing...

The Vietnamese government's commitment to action on climate change has come under the spotlight after a leading environmental activist was sentenced this month to two years in prison on murky charges of "tax evasion."...

 2022-06-29 14:23 

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Europe searches for ways to ease summer travel chaos...

Flight cancellations and long lines at airports: This isn't what air travelers had bargained for as they set off on their long-awaited trips after the pandemic. Now governments are stepping in to minimize their misery....

 2022-06-29 14:11 

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Germany's Scholz under pressure for answer at press conference...

The German chancellor was accused of being disrespectful and arrogant after he snubbed a Deutsche Welle journalist who asked about security guarantees for Ukraine. The government has rejected the criticism....

 2022-06-29 13:34 

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Russian default: Will sanctions hurt Putin's foreign investors?...

By most accounts, Russia has defaulted on its sovereign debt because it was unable to make a payment to its creditors. But reality is trickier than that, and shows Moscow has been strategic in bracing for the fallout....

 2022-06-29 13:34 

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Russia's default: Will investors take a hit?...

By most accounts, Russia has defaulted on its sovereign debt because it was unable to make a payment to its creditors. But reality is trickier than that, and shows Moscow has been strategic in bracing for the fallout....

 2022-06-29 13:34 

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Russia's default: Will investors take a hit?...

By most accounts, Russia has defaulted on its sovereign debt because it was unable to make a payment to its creditors. But reality is trickier than that, and shows Moscow has been strategic in bracing for the fallout....

 2022-06-29 13:32 

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Female referees at World Cup 2022: Snubs, hostility and chauvinism...

It takes a thick skin and real determination to become a top level referee, and that's even more true for women. The men's World Cup in Qatar will feature six female officials and they've all had to come up the hard way....

 2022-06-29 12:42 

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NATO declares Russia its 'most direct threat,' offers Finland, Sweden membership...

At the Madrid summit, leaders said they wanted to send a message to Russia, as NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Moscow's war in Ukraine presents the "biggest challenge" in the alliance's history....

 2022-06-29 12:32 

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Indonesia: Jokowi visits Ukraine and Russia amid global food crisis...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said he will try to convince the Ukrainian and Russian leaders to end the war, which has stoked inflation as well as caused food and energy shortages in many developing countries....

 2022-06-29 12:21 

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Germany: Inflation sinks slightly to 7.6%...

The news of a minor decline in German inflation came as a surprise to both analysts and consumers....

 2022-06-29 12:06 

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EU seeks ban on flavored heated tobacco products...

The European Commission wants to crack down on the use of novel tobacco products as part of a plan to fight cancer. However, the ban would not cover all vaping products....

 2022-06-29 11:55 

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Milky Way maps teach us about stars, asteroids and life...

An astronomer's work never ends. Europe's Gaia mission has mapped billions of stars, planets and asteroids in our galaxy but the job is far from done....

 2022-06-29 11:50 

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Turkey to seek extradition of 33 'terrorists' from Finland, Sweden...

The request comes after the three countries signed a deal that clears the way for Sweden and Finland to become members of NATO....

 2022-06-29 10:41 

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With vast arable lands, why is Africa dependent on imported grain?...

Despite having vast amounts of arable land, nutritious indigenous crops and a booming agricultural sector, Africa still imports most of its grain....

 2022-06-29 10:09 

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Germany to return looted artefacts to Africa...

Germany has agreed to return trove of looted African colonial artifacts, including over 1,000 Benin Bronzes that will be repatriated to Nigeria....

 2022-06-29 10:09 

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Germany to return looted artifacts to Africa...

Germany has agreed to return trove of looted African colonial artifacts, including over 1,000 Benin Bronzes that will be repatriated to Nigeria....

 2022-06-29 09:56 

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Food consumerism: What's stopping the switch to a climate-friendly diet?...

The global food system allows us to buy almost any product we want, whenever we want — often at the cost of the environment. Scientists say we need to consume less. But are we even capable of changing our eating habits?...

 2022-06-29 08:11 

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NATO to unveil new strategy in response to 'direct threat' from Russia...

At the summit in Spain, leaders are expected to agree upon a new strategic blueprint in response to Russia, which NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said is presenting the "biggest challenge" in the alliance's history....

 2022-06-29 07:14 

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Depeche Mode discloses Andy Fletcher's cause of death...

The keyboardist, a founding member of the British electronic band Depeche Mode, died at the age of 60 following an aortic dissection....

 2022-06-29 06:19 

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India: Tensions high in Udaipur after killing of Hindu man...

Authorities shut down internet and restricted gatherings in the western Indian town after a widely-circulated video showed two men slitting a tailor's throat. It comes amid widespread religious tensions in India....

 2022-06-29 04:04 

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Philippines: News site Rappler ordered to shut down...

The site, co-founded by Nobel laureate Maria Ressa, was known for covering Duterte's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs. The move comes a day before President Rodrigo Duterte is due to leave office....

 2022-06-29 03:19 

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French parliament picks first-ever female speaker...

Yael Braun-Pivet is a former lawyer who has served in parliament since 2017. She used her first speech in the new role to defend abortion rights....

 2022-06-29 02:05 

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EU agrees new cars must be emissions-free after 2035...

After over 16 hours of negotiations, the EU's environment ministers struck a deal to on proposed laws to combat climate change. From 2035 onward, only new cars and vans with zero CO2 emissions will be permitted....

 2022-06-29 00:55 

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Ukraine's Zelenskyy calls Russia 'terrorist state' in speech to UN — live updates...

Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged the UN to investigate Russia's airstrike on a shopping mall. He also called for Russia to be expelled from the Security Council. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-28 19:36 

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Colombia: Prison fire kills 51 inmates...

Prison authorities have blamed a riot for the fire, which killed 51 people and injured dozens more. More than 1,200 people were in the overcrowded prison at the time....

 2022-06-28 19:34 

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Options remain for women in US states with abortion bans...

Post-Roe, just over half of US states are set to implement abortion bans. But pregnant people may still terminate — although this can be expensive, and they must be careful. The good news is that help is available....

 2022-06-28 18:52 

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US: Donald Trump wanted to join Capitol rioters, former White House aide testifies...

The former US president allegedly tried to grab the steering wheel after being told he could not joint his supporters. A secret service agent was forced to restrain him, according to the testimony....

 2022-06-28 18:44 

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Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years...

Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted of grooming some of Jeffrey Epstein's victims in 2021. Her defense lawyers had argued she was being scapegoated for Epstein's crimes despite testimony about her direct involvement....

 2022-06-28 18:44 

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Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison...

Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted of grooming some of Jeffrey Epstein's victims last year....

 2022-06-28 18:40 

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BREAKING — Turkey has agreed to back Sweden and Finland's bids to join NATO, according to the Finnish president...

This is a breaking news story and will be updated....

 2022-06-28 18:40 

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Turkey ready to back Sweden, Finland NATO bids...

Finnish President Niinistoe...

 2022-06-28 18:12 

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BREAKING — Germany and the Netherlands promise additional self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine...

The countries continue to provide arms to Ukraine as Russia's invasion presses on....

 2022-06-28 18:05 

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G7 disappoints on energy and food crises...

The Group of Seven summit has ended with only modest solutions to the global energy and food crises. The struggles of poorer nations were sidelined by Russia's disastrous war in Ukraine....

 2022-06-28 17:38 

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Japan warns of possible power cuts amid record high heatwave...

Tokyo's temperatures have broken 150-year-old records in June. With power supplies tight, Japan is asking residents to turn off air conditioners to avoid blackouts....

 2022-06-28 17:00 

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Netherlands: Two arrested in brazen robbery at world's premier art fair TEFAF...

Armed robbers smashed a glass display case and threatened visitors at gunpoint in a daring jewel heist at the TEFAF in Maastricht. Police caught two suspects and are searching for at least two accomplices....

 2022-06-28 17:00 

Deutsche Welle

Netherlands: Two arrested in brazen robbery at world's premier art fair TEFAF...

Armed robbers smashed a glass display case and threatened visitors at gunpoint in a daring jewel heist at the TEFAF in Maastricht. Police caught two suspects and are searching for at least two accomplices....

 2022-06-28 16:36 

Deutsche Welle

Texas: 50 migrants found dead inside truck...

The tragedy is one of the deadliest incidents to occur near the US-Mexico border. An investigation is underway into the incident and three individuals are in custody...

 2022-06-28 15:46 

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G7: Western democracies unite to face China and Russia...

The war in Ukraine triggered a struggle for power and influence. Russia and China are challenging the existing world order. Western democracies are seeking to counter this and are looking for allies....

 2022-06-28 15:24 

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Albinism in Malawi: Skin-deep murder for profit...

A Catholic priest, a local policeman and ten other individuals conspired to commit a brutal murder in rural Malawi in 2018. The 22-year-old victim finally received some justice in court for being mutilated for his skin....

 2022-06-28 15:24 

Deutsche Welle

Malawi case shines light on anti-albino prejudice in Africa...

A Catholic priest, a policeman and 10 others conspired to commit a brutal murder in rural Malawi in 2018. A court has found them guilty of mutilating the 22-year-old victim for the pigment of his skin....

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