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 2021-07-29 16:08 

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Turkey: Wildfires fueled by strong winds...

At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured as fires sweep across Antalya. Authorities say firefighters have contained several fires yet high winds make the path of those still burning unpredictable....

 2021-07-29 16:04 

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Armenia PM calls for Russian troops on border with Azerbaijan...

Armenia has previously accused Azerbaijan of making incursions into its territory, and is looking to Moscow for help in securing its side of the border....

 2021-07-29 16:00 

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Skin-contact doping: An athlete's nightmare...

From handshakes to contact sports athletes touch all the time. But even such brief physical contact may be enough to get you a positive doping test....

 2021-07-29 15:41 

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COVID: Why India's economy cannot afford another lockdown...

As experts warn of a potential third COVID wave, many Indians are worried about their next paycheck. Small businesses and informal workers fear another lockdown could spell an end to their livelihoods....

 2021-07-29 15:11 

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Russia's Nauka science module docks with ISS...

It's been almost two decades in the making, but the multipurpose laboratory module has finally arrived. The module is equipped with a huge robotic arm for a special purpose....

 2021-07-29 15:00 

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From COVID to Malaria: The potential of mRNA vaccines...

Messenger RNA are little helpers. Scientists have long studied their potential in medicine. COVID-19 gave them a chance to prove it. Could malaria be next?...

 2021-07-29 14:54 

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COVID: Germany set to donate vaccine doses to other countries...

Starting in August Germany will make its first international donation of vaccine doses. Preparations are underway and politicians hope to solve another problem simultaneously....

 2021-07-29 14:07 

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Malta failed to protect murdered journalist, says inquiry...

A public inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia has concluded that the Maltese state failed to protect the journalist from threats to her life....

 2021-07-29 12:49 

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Why are German chemical plants located near big cities?...

A fatal explosion at a chemical complex near Cologne has raised concerns about the park's proximity to one of Germany's biggest cities. Chemical plants located near major cities are a common sight in the country....

 2021-07-29 12:41 

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German inflation levels exceed 3% for first time since 2008...

It's the first time since the global financial crash that inflation in Germany has reached such levels....

 2021-07-29 12:28 

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Far-right 'Goyim Party Germany' trial begins...

Three men accused of forming a far-right criminal organization that spread antisemitic content have appeared in a German court....

 2021-07-29 12:14 

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India seeks to reform its military amid new security threats...

Experts say India has "a lot of catching up to do" in the domain of technological advancement, such as artificial intelligence. The country faces security challenges from multiple fronts, including China and Pakistan....

 2021-07-29 11:50 

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Pentagon chief in Vietnam to boost security ties...

Despite deeper cooperation, the US administration has stressed there will be limits to the relationship until Hanoi makes progress on human rights....

 2021-07-29 10:51 

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Olympic athlete's positive COVID test highlights everpresent risk...

Pole vaulter Sam Kendricks' positive coronavirus test sent shockwaves through the Tokyo Olympics. The case has put the pandemic center stage as infections in Japan's capital hit a record high....

 2021-07-29 10:13 

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Why the Wagner festival is a mythical experience...

Wagner fans travel go to great lengths to attend the Bayreuth Festival. The composer himself contributed to building the myth surrounding his opera festival....

 2021-07-29 10:13 

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The Wagner festival: Why it is mythical...

Wagner fans go to great lengths to attend the Bayreuth event. The composer himself contributed to building the myth surrounding his opera festival....

 2021-07-29 09:56 

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COVID: Sydney seeks military help amid record rise in cases...

Sydney has been hit hard by a major outbreak of the highly contagious delta variant in recent weeks. Despite strict lockdown measures, the spread of the virus has continued....

 2021-07-29 08:51 

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Ever Given reaches Rotterdam after Suez Canal debacle...

The giant container ship finally arrived at its destination more than four months after being stuck for six days in the waterway that links Europe with Asia....

 2021-07-29 07:38 

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China names Xi ally, 'wolf warrior' as new ambassador to US...

The new envoy has vowed to bring US-China ties "back on track" at a time when both sides are clashing on a wide range of issues, from trade and technology to human rights and foreign policy....

 2021-07-29 07:16 

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Alaska earthquake triggers tsunami warning in Pacific Ocean...

The US Geological Survey said the quake measured 7.2, triggering a tsunami warning for the US Pacific territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands....

 2021-07-29 07:16 

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Tsunami warnings lifted after Alaska earthquake...

The US Geological Survey said the quake measured 8.2, but officials lifted tsunami warnings for Alaska, Hawaii, and the US Pacific territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands....

 2021-07-29 07:10 

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Taliban attacks pose 'existential crisis' to Afghanistan: US watchdog...

A surge in Taliban attacks could pose a real threat to the Afghan government and its "unprepared" security forces, according to a report by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction....

 2021-07-29 06:58 

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Earth Overshoot Day moves forward by nearly a month...

The COVID effect didn't last. Earth Overshoot Day, the day humanity exceeds its yearly allotment of the planet's biological assets, is nearly back to its record high. What can be done to ease the burden?...

 2021-07-29 06:39 

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Tokyo Olympics: German cycling coach sent home after racist remarks...

Germany cycling official Patrick Moster has been sent home after shouting out racist remarks during the men's road time trial at the Tokyo Olympics. He apologized after television cameras picked up his comments....

 2021-07-29 06:39 

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Tokyo Olympics: German cycling official sent home after racist remarks...

Germany cycling sports director Patrick Moster has been sent home after shouting out racist remarks during the men's road time trial at the Tokyo Olympics. He apologized after television cameras picked up his comments....

 2021-07-29 05:50 

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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies aged 72...

Blues-rock band ZZ Top's bassist, Dusty Hill, has died at the age of 72. His surviving band mates said he died in his sleep at his home in Houston....

 2021-07-29 05:40 

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Coronavirus digest: Thailand sees record daily cases, deaths...

COVID-19 infections have continued to climb in Thailand's worst outbreak since the pandemic started. Tokyo Olympics organizers also reported the highest increase in cases linked to the Games. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-07-29 04:12 

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Tokyo Olympics digest: American Caeleb Dressel wins 100m freestyle...

A photo finish decided the men's 100-meter freestyle final as Dressel picked up his second gold in Tokyo. Germany picked up a medal in rowing, and extreme heat forced changes in tennis. Follow the latest on DW....

 2021-07-29 04:12 

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Tokyo Olympics digest: San Marino become smallest nation to win medal...

Trap shooter Alessandra Perilli became the first Sammarinese to win an Olympic medal. American Caeleb Dressel won his first individual gold and Germany picked up a medal in rowing in rowing. Follow the latest on DW....

 2021-07-29 03:24 

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Israel tells France it is taking Pegasus allegations 'seriously'...

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz discussed the spying allegations concerning Pegasus, a software developed by Israeli cyber-surveillance company NSO, during a meeting with his French counterpart in Paris....

 2021-07-29 02:52 

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Nicaragua opposition nominates odd pair as election tag team...

A former guerrilla chief and Miss Nicaragua 2017 are representing the opposition in the next presidential election amid a crackdown on President Daniel Ortega's contenders....

 2021-07-29 00:14 

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Tunisia: France urges 'rapid' PM appointment...

France has joined Western voices in demanding Tunisia end the political turmoil amid concerns over press freedom and Tunisian opposition slamming a "coup."...

 2021-07-28 22:52 

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Jailed Muslim cleric and wife released from Nigerian prison...

Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife have been in jail since 2015. On Wednesday, a Nigerian court acquitted the couple and ordered their release....

 2021-07-28 21:39 

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Chelsea FC owner Abramovich sues KGB book author...

Roman Abramovich is suing a British journalist for libel over a book about KGB influence in modern Russia which claims the billionaire was acting as "Putin's cashier" when he bought Chelsea....

 2021-07-28 19:31 

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German fishing contest cannot exclude women, court rules...

Women must be allowed to compete in a 500-year-old annual contest to catch the biggest trout in a stream running through a small Bavarian town, judges have ruled....

 2021-07-28 18:33 

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Patrolling Lithuania's border with Belarus...

A growing number of African and Middle Eastern migrants have been illegally entering Lithuania from Belarus. The country says it is finding it hard to cope. Alexandra von Nahmen reports from the Lithuanian border....

 2021-07-28 17:49 

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Canada: Sponge fossils may be oldest animal life ever found...

Scientists are claiming the 890 million-year-old sponge fossils found in remote Canadian mountains could change ideas about animal evolution....

 2021-07-28 17:23 

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Biden welcomes Belarus opposition leader to White House...

Democracy and human rights were the focus of talks between the US president and Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Washington DC....

 2021-07-28 17:12 

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Peru: Pedro Castillo sworn in as president...

The political novice was inaugurated on the country's 200th independence day. Castillo, however, faces difficulties in the polarized nation....

 2021-07-28 16:43 

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Ghana: Anti-gay bill seeks long jail terms for LGBTQ people...

The proposed bill could see LGBTQ community members imprisoned between five to 10 years for identifying or advocating for their rights....

 2021-07-28 15:51 

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Germany floods: The challenge of waste disposal...

Thousands of tons of refuse are being cleared from Germany's flood-hit regions. Removing unprecedented mountains of belongings is a challenge, but it is also helping residents begin to move forward....

 2021-07-28 15:15 

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US issues new Syria sanctions...

The US Department of the Treasury has announced sanctions against eight individuals and 10 entities tied to the Syrian government and President Bashar Assad....

 2021-07-28 15:15 

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US issues new Syria sanctions over rights abuses in prisons...

Those targeted include an armed group that killed a Kurdish politician and eight individuals tied to the Syrian government and President Bashar Assad....

 2021-07-28 15:11 

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Opinion: Germany's mandatory testing for travelers is only sensible...

Unvaccinated travelers returning to Germany may soon be obliged to undergo COVID tests. This shows how great the government's concern is about the next coronavirus wave, says Jens Thurau....

 2021-07-28 14:41 

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Leverkusen chemical blast likely released toxins into air...

A total of seven people are suspected or confirmed to have died after an explosion at a German chemical complex. The smoke generated likely released toxins into the air....

 2021-07-28 14:38 

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China jails billionaire for 18 years for 'provoking trouble'...

Sun Dawu, a farming magnate and a vocal government critic, was embroiled in a land dispute with a state-run competitor. His legal team argued the trial was unfair owing to the length of the hearing and its secrecy....

 2021-07-28 14:17 

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Leverkusen explosion: Little hope for 5 missing workers...

A total of seven people are suspected or confirmed to have died after an explosion at a German chemical complex. Nearby residents have been warned about contaminants....

 2021-07-28 14:13 

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Indonesia: Indigenous groups face COVID vaccine barriers...

Just under 1% of Indonesia's 17 million Indigenous people have been vaccinated against COVID. Bureaucratic and geographical obstacles are to blame for the low rate of inoculation....

 2021-07-28 14:04 

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German court charges Syrian doctor with torture, murder...

A Syrian doctor living in Germany stands accused of committing crimes against humanity, including torture and murder during his time working at a military hospital....

 2021-07-28 13:45 

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UK announces global rollout of coronavirus vaccine doses...

The first batches will go to Commonwealth countries like Kenya, Jamaica as well as Asian countries like Laos, Indonesia and Cambodia. The UK wants to have the whole world vaccinated by 2022....

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