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 2021-09-23 07:41 

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Children dying every week in Syrian camps: report...

The NGO Save the Children has said two children die per week in the camps of Roj and Al Hol. The camps were set up to house families of suspected "Islamic State" members, but hold many people who were fleeing the group....

 2021-09-23 07:06 

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How the US and Iran compete to fuel Lebanon...

Hezbollah has imported fuel from Iran to supply Lebanon, while the US wants to power Lebanon with Egyptian gas and Jordanian electricity. The energy race between the geopolitical rivals has implications for the region....

 2021-09-23 06:06 

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Sign language users get creative despite COVID...

On International Sign Languages Day, September 23, we look at how users have creatively responded to the pandemic and the challenges they continue to face....

 2021-09-23 03:24 

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Algeria bans Morocco from its airspace amid growing tensions...

Algeria said this was a "civilized way" of handling the Moroccan tensions that reignited last year. Morocco did not give an immediate response to flying ban....

 2021-09-23 03:21 

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COVID: US approves Pfizer vaccine boosters for older, at-risk Americans...

The FDA's limited approval comes weeks after US President Joe Biden's administration announced a sweeping plan that would allow nearly all American adults to get a third shot....

 2021-09-23 03:21 

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COVID: US approves BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine boosters for older, at-risk Americans...

The FDA's limited approval comes weeks after US President Joe Biden's administration announced a sweeping plan that would allow nearly all American adults to get a third shot....

 2021-09-23 01:06 

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US snubs UN commitment to stamp out racism...

The US was not present when global leaders pledged to double down on racism. Meanwhile, the Honduras president publicly denied drugs trafficking allegations....

 2021-09-22 22:52 

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Germany stands firm on conditions for relationship with Taliban...

As the Taliban government pushes to be recognized by the international community, Germany has listed a set of requirements that need to be satisfied....

 2021-09-22 21:18 

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Tunisia: President Kais Saied declares he will rule by decree...

President Kais Saied has tightened his grip on power with the announcement that he will rule by decree. Political opponents have labelled the move a 'coup.'...

 2021-09-22 20:32 

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Lithuania: Cybersecurity agency warns against Chinese-made phones...

Lithuania said phones made by Chinese firms such as Huawei and Xiaomi pose cybersecurity and censorship risks. The companies have denied the allegations....

 2021-09-22 19:54 

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Merkel, defense minister meet soldiers behind Afghanistan evacuation...

Germany's Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer praised Bundeswehr soldiers for "achieving incredible things" by getting thousands out of Afghanistan....

 2021-09-22 19:15 

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Lebanon power deal: Beginning of the end of Syria's isolation?...

A new Syrian-Jordanian deal on energy for Lebanon is being seen by some as another step towards the international rehabilitation of the brutal Assad regime....

 2021-09-22 18:51 

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Germany's Angela Merkel to leave office with high global rating...

People in most surveyed countries trust Angela Merkel to do the right thing on the global stage. However, Greeks are still skeptical of the German chancellor, according to a PEW poll....

 2021-09-22 16:54 

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France to send ambassador back to the United States...

Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden have agreed "open consultations" could have prevented the diplomatic row between Paris and Washington over a nuclear submarine deal....

 2021-09-22 16:25 

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Haitian migrants at US border keep hoping...

Thousands of Haitians have arrived in the US border town of Del Rio in Texas. Rumors are fueling their hopes of being allowed to stay. But the American president, whom they're looking to for help, has other plans....

 2021-09-22 16:16 

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WHO: Air pollution causes 7 million premature deaths a year...

The UN health agency now ranks air pollution on a par with smoking or an unhealthy diet. As a result, it has issued new, stricter guidelines they claim could save millions of lives....

 2021-09-22 15:18 

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How has COVID impacted Pakistan's education system?...

Pakistan's schools have been heavily hit by the pandemic. Students have experienced several school closures, and experts speculate that such a loss could have impacts for years to come....

 2021-09-22 15:17 

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Russian plane disappears with six on board...

The aircraft was reportedly flying at a very low altitude when it disappeared from the radar in the Khabarovsk region. A search-and-rescue mission is underway....

 2021-09-22 14:37 

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Biden expected to make global vaccine pledge during virtual summit...

The US will pledge to buy another 500 million vaccines to share with the world, according to the White House. President Biden is expected to make the announcement at today's virtual summit with other world leaders....

 2021-09-22 14:37 

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Biden makes global vaccine pledge during virtual summit...

The US will buy another 500 million vaccines to share with the world, President Joe Biden said. He made the announcement during a virtual summit on the pandemic with other world leaders....

 2021-09-22 14:25 

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German police arrest man over attack on bus passengers...

A 30-year-old man allegedly attacked passengers on a bus that was traveling to Serbia, prompting a standoff with the police. The vehicle was eventually seized....

 2021-09-22 13:58 

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China exits coal-fired power abroad...

President Xi Jinping vowed China will end overseas coal-fired power projects and increase support for low carbon energy in the developing world and. That's big news ahead of the November climate conference in Glasgow....

 2021-09-22 13:58 

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Fighting Female Genital Mutilation with a fairytale...

Ntailan Lolkoki was subjected to the gruesome practice of FGM when she was a child. She is now fighting this deep-rooted tradition with the help of a story....

 2021-09-22 13:58 

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China to exit coal-fired power abroad...

Beijing is to end support for overseas coal-fired power projects and plans to up investment in low-carbon energy. It's big news ahead of the November climate summit, but private investors need to follow suit....

 2021-09-22 13:44 

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Thousands flee Myanmar town as military clashes with rebels...

Most of Thantlang's 10,000 people have escaped amid fighting between the military and the anti-junta movement. The resistance fighters claim 30 soldiers have been killed....

 2021-09-22 12:20 

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Coronavirus: Is India entering the final stage of pandemic?...

Scientists say the COVID-19 pandemic may have turned a corner in India, with infections becoming more manageable. However, the potential for new variants remains a cause for concern....

 2021-09-22 12:20 

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Coronavirus: Is India entering the final stage of pandemic?...

Scientists say the COVID-19 pandemic may have turned a corner in India, with infections becoming more manageable. However, the potential for new variants remains a cause for concern....

 2021-09-22 12:01 

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COVID: New rules for the unvaccinated in Germany...

For those who have chosen not to get vaccinated in Germany, life could become more expensive in the coming months. Quarantine compensation payments and free coronavirus tests are set to be scrapped soon....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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Climate change: EU-backed study shows alarming state of oceans...

Ocean temperatures and water levels are continuing to rise as a result of human intervention. This is having a widespread impact on sealife and weather patterns....

 2021-09-22 11:30 

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Familial Forestry in India: Caring for trees like they're family...

Trees are good for both biodiversity and people, helping to guard against drought. Which is why Shyam Sunder Jyani encourages communities in Rajasthan to nurture them like loved ones....

 2021-09-22 10:24 

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Meet the Germans live: Dating, elections and gender-neutral language...

Rachel Stewart answered your questions in the latest Meet the Germans livestream. Catch up on the best bits here....

 2021-09-22 10:09 

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Coronavirus digest: Biden to push rich nations to increase vaccination efforts...

President Joe Biden will host a coronavirus summit where he is expected to call upon other rich nations to donate more vaccines. The WHO has recorded a decline in infections and deaths globally. All the latest with DW....

 2021-09-22 10:09 

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Coronavirus digest: Germany to overcome pandemic by spring, health minister says...

Germany will achieve herd immunity by next year, according to Health Minister Jens Spahn. The WHO has recorded a decline in infections and deaths globally. All the latest with DW....

 2021-09-22 09:43 

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Canary Islands: Volcanic eruption effects could last months, say experts...

Researchers say the eruption on La Palma could wreak havoc throughout December in a worst-case scenario. Earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain are continuing to pose a danger to residents....

 2021-09-22 09:33 

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Let's talk about sex — in space...

It's naturally part of every human space exploration but remains taboo. Here's what we do and don't know about cosmic sex....

 2021-09-22 09:29 

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Witnesses recount horror of Perm State University shooting...

Witnesses describe the brutality of the attacker, who killed six people and wounded dozens at the Russian university. University lecturers say students should not be left to deal with the trauma alone....

 2021-09-22 08:51 

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Ukraine: Presidential aide targeted in assassination attempt...

A top aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was shot at in an attempted assassination the left his car's driver wounded, Ukrainian police have said....

 2021-09-22 08:48 

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Nambia: A timeline of Germany's brutal colonial history...

Though relatively short-lived, Germany's colonial presence has had a major impact on present-day Namibia. Here's a timeline of Germany's brutal colonial past in the African country....

 2021-09-22 08:48 

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Namibia: A timeline of Germany's brutal colonial history...

Though relatively short-lived, Germany's colonial presence has had a major impact on present-day Namibia. Here's a timeline of Germany's brutal colonial past in the African country....

 2021-09-22 08:31 

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China's Evergrande reaches deal on key bond payment...

The sprawling real estate firm caused financial markets to panic amid fears it could default on a huge interest payment. This agreement with bondholders has calmed the market for now....

 2021-09-22 07:48 

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Germany's 16 states: Berlin...

Berlin is many things: the German capital, seat of government and cultural metropolis. But above all Berlin is fascinating, a city that is constantly changing. Maybe that's why it's such a tourist hotspot....

 2021-09-22 04:24 

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Gabby Petito: Coroner identifies body of US woman, rules death a homicide...

US authorities confirmed that a body found at a Wyoming national park has been identified as Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, who went missing on a trip with her fiance, Brian Laundrie....

 2021-09-22 00:30 

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UN General Assembly slams "space joyriders" — live updates...

The US and China came out in favor of dialogue and diplomacy as Turkey announced it would sign the Paris Agreement. South Korea called for US talks with the North. Follow DW for the latest UN updates....

 2021-09-21 22:00 

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German election: Angela Merkel hits campaign trail with Armin Laschet...

The longtime chancellor has tried to stay out of the battle to replace her. But with her party struggling and the election days away, she's putting her star power to work to boost her would-be heir's fortunes....

 2021-09-21 21:49 

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'Hang the Greens' posters must be removed, German court rules...

Overruling an earlier decision, judges ordered a small far-right party to remove its controversial posters that appeared to target the Green Party....

 2021-09-21 20:01 

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German highway closed after suspected hostage situation...

A man apparently took two bus drivers hostage on a German highway before he was later arrested, according to the police....

 2021-09-21 20:01 

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German police make arrest after suspected hostage situation...

A man apparently took two bus drivers hostage on a German highway before he was later arrested, according to the police. The vehicle was eventually seized and a man has been detained....

 2021-09-21 19:41 

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UK family settles suit with US diplomat's wife over dead teen...

The family of Harry Dunn, who was killed in a crash involving the wife of a US diplomat, said a US civil suit has been settled but the criminal case was still going....

 2021-09-21 18:20 

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McDonalds vows to reduce plastic in Happy Meal toys...

By 2025, the fast-food chain aims to "drastically"; cut plastic in Happy Meal toys worldwide. More-sustainable toys could be made from cardboard and recycled materials, the company says....

 2021-09-21 18:02 

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World Cup Qualifying: Lea Schller's four-goal heroics paper over Germany's cracks...

Germany downed Serbia in dominant fashion to maintain their unblemished record in 2023 World Cup qualifying. The 5-1 win only tells half the story of a side still struggling to play to their full potential....

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