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 2022-05-21 09:20 

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COVID: North Korea cases surge as Kim Jong Un touts 'positive progress'...

North Korea continues to record hundreds of thousands of new "fever" cases, but leader Kim Jong Un is still optimistic. The isolated nation is largely unvaccinated, and has a shortage of testing and medical facilities....

 2022-05-21 08:47 

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Germany: Violent weather, tornadoes ravage western towns...

Tornadoes and extreme weather killed one person and left behind a trail of destruction in western Germany. Dozens were injured in Paderborn, located in the most populous German state of North Rhine-Westphalia....

 2022-05-21 05:33 

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Boeing's Starliner capsule docks with ISS in unmanned flight test...

The CST-100 traveled for 26 hours carrying cargo and crew supplies after multiple delays. Boeing plans to use the spacecraft to transport crew members in the future....

 2022-05-21 03:27 

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Ukraine: Zelenskyy says Russia must pay financial compensation live updates...

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy said his country has formally proposed receiving financial compensation for the war. The US said 40 countries will join a contact group to provide military aid. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-21 03:14 

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Australian elections underway as opposition Labor picks up narrow lead...

Australians started casting their votes as Prime Minister Scott Morrison lagged slightly behind Labor Party Leader Anthony Albanese. Climate change and inflation are some of the key issue in the elections....

 2022-05-21 01:52 

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Peru: Remains of Shining Path massacre victims finally put to rest...

Accomarca was the scene of the worst massacre during Peru's 20-year Shining Path insurgency. The late Maoist cult leader Abimael Guzman believed the blood of peasants ought to irrigate his violent revolution....

 2022-05-20 19:50 

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What now for the Nordic NATO bids?...

Turkey is forcing Finland and Sweden to keep knocking on NATO's door a bit longer despite other allies' eagerness to let them in. Teri Schultz takes a look at how the accession process may now unfold....

 2022-05-20 19:10 

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Ukraine: Russia claims full control of Mariupol steel plant — live updates...

The remaining fighters at the Azovstal steel plant have surrendered, the Russian Defense Ministry says. Ukrainian defenders took the decision to "protect the lives and health of the soldiers." Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-05-20 18:40 

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Germany: Tornado causes major damage in western towns...

A tornado left behind a trail of destruction and several injured after it tore through parts of North-Rhine Westfalia, Germany's most populous state....

 2022-05-20 18:35 

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German journalist released from prison in Iraq...

A German woman was detained last month accused of spying while reporting on the Kurdish community in northern Iraq....

 2022-05-20 18:21 

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Ford in Germany faces possible sales ban — reports...

A dispute over patent licensing on microchips in cars has the US carmaker in legal trouble....

 2022-05-20 18:06 

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Boris Johnson's father Stanley becomes French citizen...

Stanley Johnson, whose mother was French, obtained French nationality on Wednesday. He said he wasn't 'becoming French" but rather "I am French."...

 2022-05-20 17:24 

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German farmer sues Volkswagen over climate change...

An organic farmer claims emissions from Volkswagen contributed to climate change and are responsible for damaging his farm. A German court has already expressed doubts as to the case's viability....

 2022-05-20 17:03 

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Lebanon: Challenges for reformists 'difficult to master'...

Lebanese reform forces are the symbolic winners of the election, while the Hezbollah-dominated bloc lost the majority in parliament. Do the reformists have a chance to lead the country out of the crisis?...

 2022-05-20 15:50 

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US Secret Service members sent home ahead of Biden's Asia trip...

Two members of the Secret Service, who were supposed to help secure US president Joe Biden's visit to South Korea, have been sent home amid accusations of "drunken assault."...

 2022-05-20 15:10 

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Concerns grow Ethiopia's fragile truce may break...

Reports that factions involved in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict are readying themselves to fight again raise concerns that the country's fragile truce may shatter....

 2022-05-20 14:48 

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Your digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate might expire soon...

Your digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate comes with an expiration date. But what happens when it expires? Do you need a booster? We provide some answers....

 2022-05-20 14:48 

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What to do when your digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate expires...

Your digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate comes with an expiry date. But what happens when it expires? Do you need a booster? We provide some answers....

 2022-05-20 14:25 

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Germany to deliver 15 'Gepard' tanks to Ukraine in July...

Germany's defense minister has said the anti-aircraft tank will be used to protect "critical infrastructure" in Ukraine from Russian attacks....

 2022-05-20 14:22 

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India: Varanasi Gyanvapi mosque row exposes religious tensions...

A dispute over a mosque in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi threatens to fuel fresh tensions between Hindus and Muslims in the South Asian nation....

 2022-05-20 14:19 

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A 'forgotten' mass grave of WWI: Winterberg Tunnel...

An exhibition about German WWI soldiers killed in a collapsed tunnel in France traces their fate more than 100 years later. Authorities are debating on what should happen with the area....

 2022-05-20 14:16 

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Ukraine: Council of Europe discusses response to Russian invasion...

Top diplomats from the 46-member Council of Europe have met "against the background of the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine." Russia remains excluded from the group....

 2022-05-20 14:08 

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Germany signs energy partnership with Qatar...

As Berlin seeks to ween itself off Russian energy sources, Chancellor Scholz has said Qatar "plays an important role" in energy policy. The visiting Emir of Qatar has confirmed could start LNG deliveries by 2024....

 2022-05-20 13:57 

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Ukraine war: Is Germany losing its EU leadership role?...

ermany has developed a massive credibility problem since the invasion of Ukraine, because of its history as a partner of Russia. This could impact the balance of power in the EU....

 2022-05-20 13:57 

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War in Ukraine: Is Germany losing its EU leadership role?...

Germany has developed a credibility problem since the invasion of Ukraine, because of its history as a partner of Russia. This could have an impact on the balance of power in the EU....

 2022-05-20 13:28 

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German hospital opens synagogue and kosher kitchen...

Many hospitals in Germany have a Christian chapel or a "room of silence" for their patients as an opportunity for prayer. One clinic in Thuringia is now opening its own synagogue....

 2022-05-20 13:22 

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G7 finance ministers mobilize almost $20 billion for Ukraine...

The Ukrainian government has been unable to collect taxes since Russia's invasion, and now international support aims to prop up the budget....

 2022-05-20 13:19 

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Ukraine gives up defense of Mariupol steel plant — live updates...

The remaining fighters at the Azovstal steel plant took the decision in order to "protect the lives and health of the soldiers." Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-05-20 12:58 

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How is Pakistan's military looking at worsening political crisis?...

Pakistan's economy is in a shambles, and the political chaos, even after the ouster of former PM Imran Khan, is far from over. For how long the country's powerful military can remain neutral in the crisis?...

 2022-05-20 12:51 

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Is Taiwan learning to co-exist with COVID?...

Taipei has introduced a "new Taiwan model" to shift away from its "zero-COVID" strategy. But public health experts warn of an increase in COVID fatalities if the island can't streamline policies....

 2022-05-20 12:51 

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Is Taiwan learning to live with COVID?...

Taipei has introduced a "new Taiwan model" to shift away from its "zero-COVID" strategy. But public health experts warn of an increase in COVID-19 fatalities if the island can't streamline policies....

 2022-05-20 12:29 

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Indonesia ends export ban on palm oil...

Indonesia is responsible for 60% of global palm oil production and it is used in a variety of goods from food products to biodiesel. The export ban had caused prices to rise drastically on the international markets....

 2022-05-20 12:12 

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German far-right AfD in crisis...

Germany's far-right populist AfD is desperate to turn its ailing fortunes around after terrible election results. Party leader Tino Chrupalla is under increasing pressure as criticism grows from within the ranks....

 2022-05-20 11:30 

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German ex-Chancellor Schrder gives up Rosneft position...

Germany's Former Chancellor Gerhard Schrder has stepped down from the board of the Russian state-owned oil company, a week after the Bundestag announced he would lose his taxpayer-funded office and staff....

 2022-05-20 11:13 

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New York Philharmonic concerts take new meaning amid war...

Returning to international events following a COVID break, the New York Philharmonic's concerts at the Usedom Music Festival are held in a location where Nazi weapons of terror were built....

 2022-05-20 10:53 

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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund bring abrupt end to Marco Rose's reign...

Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have decided to part ways with head coach Marco Rose after just one campaign. The decision follows post-season discussions regarding the future of the club....

 2022-05-20 10:32 

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Germany confirms first case of monkeypox...

A patient in the German state of Bavaria has been infected with monkeypox, according to the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology in Munich....

 2022-05-20 10:32 

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Germany, France, Belgium confirm first cases of Monkeypox...

A patient in the German state of Bavaria has been infected with monkeypox, according to the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology in Munich. First cases were also detected in France and Belgium....

 2022-05-20 10:17 

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Mali soldiers on despite growing isolation...

An alleged coup attempt in Mali sheds light on the tensions facing the interim government of Colonel Assimi Goita. Yet, despite sanctions and isolation, Malians still back the military....

 2022-05-20 09:44 

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Germany introduces 9 ticket to offset the impact of the Ukraine war...

With energy prices soaring, Germany wants to slash the cost of public transport — for three months. But the plan has its detractors....

 2022-05-20 09:39 

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Germany's Bundestag extends troop deployment in Mali...

Germany's parliament decided how it will engage militarily with the West African country, which witnessed another coup last year....

 2022-05-20 09:09 

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Opinion: Time for high-emitting Australians to vote for real climate action...

DW reporter Stuart Braun fled catastrophic Australian bushfires in 2009. Since then climate extremes have only intensified. With leaders slow to act, voters must force change at the ballot box on May 21, he writes....

 2022-05-20 08:59 

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French comedy on Russian homophobia filmed in Ukraine...

"The Revenge of the Shiny Shrimps" follows an all-queer water polo team that lands in homophobic Russia. But the scenes had to be shot in Ukraine, before the war....

 2022-05-20 08:28 

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Russia-Ukraine war takes center stage at Davos World Economic Forum...

For the first time in its over 50-year history, the annual gathering in the Swiss resort town is taking place against the backdrop of a major war in Europe. But that's not the only thing which sets this year's WEF apart....

 2022-05-20 08:00 

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Germany's Bundestag to vote on Mali troop deployment...

Germany's parliament will decide how it will engage militarily with the West African country, which witnessed another coup last year....

 2022-05-20 06:51 

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Tunisia protesters unite for democracy — but is it enough?...

Growing discontent has led to a united national opposition against President Kais Saied. But could the pursuit of democracy backfire — and see the nation return to an iron fist rule?...

 2022-05-20 06:18 

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UWCL Final: Asisat Oshoala seeks to end 'rollercoaster' year with repeat win...

The Nigerian striker believes that a Barcelona victory would help them cement their status as one of the best women's football teams ever. But first they have to defeat an illustrious old opponent, and bad memories....

 2022-05-20 05:38 

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US: Oklahoma legislature OKs nation's strictest abortion ban...

In one of the strictest anti-abortion proposals in the country, lawmakers in Oklahoma state passed a bill that restricts abortion immediately after the baby is conceived....

 2022-05-20 05:01 

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How a Humboldt Foundation fellow joined China's military commission...

Germany's Humboldt Fellowships are very popular with visiting Chinese scientists. Back in China, some of them go on to do research for the military, a DW investigation finds....

 2022-05-20 02:53 

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Russian forces turn Donbas in 'hell,' Zelenskyy says — live updates...

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy said fighting in Donbas had turned the eastern Ukrainian region into "hell" as Russia refocused its offensive on the industrial territory. Follow DW for the latest....

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