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 2022-05-18 13:38 

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JUST IN — Turkey blocks early talks on Finland and Sweden's NATO bids, diplomatic source tells DW...

Turkey has blocked discussions on Finland and Sweden's accession NATO hours after the countries officially launched their bids to join the alliance, a diplomatic source told DW on condition of anonymity....

 2022-05-18 13:38 

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NATO: Turkey blocks early talks on Finland and Sweden's bids...

Turkey has blocked discussions on Finland and Sweden's accession NATO hours after the countries officially launched their bids to join the alliance, a diplomatic source told DW on condition of anonymity....

 2022-05-18 13:21 

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Is Bangladesh heading toward a Sri Lanka-like crisis?...

Like Colombo, Dhaka has also taken on massive foreign loans to embark on what critics call "white elephant" projects. The economic turmoil in Sri Lanka should serve as a cautionary tale, say experts....

 2022-05-18 13:10 

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How NATO weapons from Afghanistan are impacting Kashmir's militancy...

Bombs and weapons used in Afghanistan by militants and US forces are making their way into India-administered Kashmir, raising fears that they could bolster an Islamist insurgency in the area....

 2022-05-18 12:22 

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Ukraine: Russian soldier pleads guilty of murder at Kyiv trial — live updates...

A Russian soldier, held in Ukraine, pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed civilian at a trial in Kyiv. Meanwhile, Moscow has expelled envoys from France, Italy, and Spain. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-18 12:22 

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Germany to give Czechs tanks so it could provide more weapons to Ukraine — live updates...

The Czech Republic will receive tanks donated by Germany as the country pass its stocks of Soviet weaponry to Ukraine. Meanwhile a Russian soldier pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed civilian. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-18 12:10 

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Germans and eroticism: It's complicated...

How well do Germans do in bed? That's what Rachel Stewart asked a woman who should know. A conversation about the sexual needs of German women, the insecurity of men — and the evolution of the vibrator....

 2022-05-18 12:09 

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Russia expels scores more European diplomats — live updates...

Moscow has expelled scores of envoys from France, Italy, and Spain in an apparent tit-for-tat move. Ukrainian and Russian officials have traded accusations over the stagnation of peace negotiations. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-18 11:46 

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Hong Kong: Why are Catholics worried over free speech?...

Following the arrest of pro-democracy Cardinal Joseph Zen, some Catholic community members in Hong Kong worry the government may now shift the focus of its crackdown to the religious community....

 2022-05-18 11:46 

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Hong Kong: Why Catholics are worried over free speech...

Following the arrest of pro-democracy Cardinal Joseph Zen, some Catholic community members in Hong Kong worry the government may now shift the focus of its crackdown to the religious community....

 2022-05-18 11:43 

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UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for renewables push following damning climate report...

The UN chief has called for more investment in renewables and an end to the millions of dollars in subsidies for fossil fuels. Several climate indicators broke troubling records last year....

 2022-05-18 11:27 

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Belarus: 'Attempted terrorism' to be punishable by death...

Belarus has introduced the death penalty for attempted terrorist attacks. The move could affect opposition activists who are currently on trial....

 2022-05-18 09:56 

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El Salvador: MS-13 gang blames killing spree on broken pact with government — report...

The violent gang MS-13 has backed up claims of a years-long pact with the government, according to Salvadoran media. They said a recent killing spree was revenge for the deal being broken....

 2022-05-18 09:33 

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Iraq: UN envoy urges politicians to end stalemate to prevent unrest...

In a UN Security Council briefing, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said the streets in Iraq could "boil over" if political leaders were unable to end a political stalemate that has gripped the country for over seven months....

 2022-05-18 08:24 

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The dangers of app-based delivery work...

While new delivery startups boast about record investment earnings, many of their workers complain about tiring work, poor compensation and organizational issues. Paul Krantz reports from Berlin....

 2022-05-18 08:01 

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Carbon pollution pushed environmental breakdown to record levels in 2021...

People have warped the climate so much that in 2021 oceans grew hotter, higher and more acidic than ever recorded, according to the World Meteorological Organization....

 2022-05-18 06:20 

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Finland and Sweden formally submit bids to join NATO military alliance...

Two new prospective members of the 73-year-old NATO alliance have submitted their applications to join. Their bids, which come in light of Russia's aggression in Ukraine, have already faced resistance from Turkey....

 2022-05-18 05:47 

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Finland and Sweden poised to submit NATO bid...

Two new prospective members of the 73-year-old NATO alliance are both due to make their application to join. Their bids, which come in light of Russia's aggression in Ukraine, have already faced resistance from Turkey....

 2022-05-18 05:39 

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Pollution kills 9 million people a year, new study finds...

The latest figures put pollution on par with smoking in terms of global deaths. In comparison, COVID-19 killed about 6.7 million people globally since the pandemic began....

 2022-05-18 03:48 

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Beer bottle shortage for summer season, German breweries warn...

Rising production costs and logistical issues could lead to a beer bottle shortage, breweries say. Small and mid-sized breweries are likely to be most affected....

 2022-05-18 01:47 

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Ukraine peace talks stall, officials say — live updates...

Ukrainian and Russian officials have traded accusations over the stagnation of peace negotiations. Occupied Kherson, which has already taken on the ruble, edges closer to joining Russia. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-18 00:47 

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UN rights chief condemns violence in Haiti...

Michel Bachelet said that violence has reached "unimaginable4; levels in Haiti....

 2022-05-18 00:47 

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UN rights chief condemns 'unimaginable' violence in Haiti...

Michel Bachelet said that violence has reached "intolerable levels" in the Caribbean country. The human rights commissioner said that the fragility of state institutions had fueled lawlessness in Haiti....

 2022-05-17 22:33 

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Buffalo shooting: Biden slams white supremacist 'terrorism'...

The US president visited the site of the mass shooting, where he blamed politicians and the media for spreading the extremist ideology behind the "terrorist" attack....

 2022-05-17 19:35 

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Twitter shares details of Elon Musk deal...

Twitter has published an account of its deal with Elon Musk suggesting his concerns about "fake users" only arose after setting a price. The Tesla mogul's takeover is not yet complete, with Musk calling it into question....

 2022-05-17 18:29 

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Spain: Cabinet approves menstrual leave bill...

Spain can become the first European country to cover sick leave for workers experiencing period pain. The draft law, which still has to pass through parliament, has sparked a debate....

 2022-05-17 18:02 

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'Like Hell': An eyewitness recounts her evacuation from the Azovstal steel works...

Two months of permanent bombardments and without medicine or enough food: A civilian spoke with DW about her rescue from a bunker in the Azovstal steel works in Mariupol....

 2022-05-17 18:02 

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'Like hell': An eyewitness recounts her evacuation from the Azovstal steel plant...

Two months of nonstop bombardments, without medicine or enough food: A civilian spoke with DW about her rescue from a bunker in the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol....

 2022-05-17 18:02 

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Azovstal eyewitness recounts her evacuation from Mariupol steel plant...

Two months of nonstop bombardments, without medicine or enough food: A civilian spoke with DW about her rescue from a bunker in the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol....

 2022-05-17 17:58 

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Sri Lankan lawmakers fail in no-confidence motion bid...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesignhe has said his country only has enough gasoline to last one more day, and is $74 billion short of funds to pay for essentials....

 2022-05-17 17:33 

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Putin says EU ditching Russian oil is 'economic suicide'...

Russia's president has said banning oil imports from his country would be impossible for some dependent European states, after the EU failed to reach consensus to impose the measure....

 2022-05-17 17:12 

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Germany: Prosecutors seek 5 years for 101-year-old ex-Nazi guard...

Prosecutors are seeking five years for the oldest person to ever be charged with war crimes. The 101-year-old has professed innocence and disputes he was involved in mass murder at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp....

 2022-05-17 16:54 

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Will the "Islamic State" benefit from the Ukraine war?...

The terrorist group says it will take advantage of the fact that the West is distracted by war in Ukraine. But any advantage it will get from the war likely has less to do with terrorism, and more with economics....

 2022-05-17 16:36 

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NATO application puts Finland's Russian trade on thin ice...

As Finland moves to join NATO, DW wonders how hard the economic impact of delinking economically with Russia could be. The other NATO wannabe, Sweden, has far less to worry about....

 2022-05-17 16:15 

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ICC sends war crimes investigative team to Ukraine — live updates...

The largest-ever group of ICC investigators is being sent to Ukraine on a mission to find evidence that the court in The Hague could use to prosecute war criminals. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-05-17 15:11 

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Libya rival PM flees capital after militia violence...

Libya's two governments are both backed by armed groups. Violence erupted in Tripoli after one tried to establish authority there....

 2022-05-17 14:57 

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Somalia's new president promises peace...

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud faces many challenges: From the fight against militant organization al-Shabab to a potential famine threatening millions of Somalis. Is he the right man for the job? DW takes a look....

 2022-05-17 14:54 

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EU vows response if UK scraps Northern Ireland Brexit rules...

Brussels says a UK proposal to effectively override parts of a Brexit deal with a new law is "not acceptable." The UK has proposed a new law to override part of the Brexit agreement on Northern Ireland trade....

 2022-05-17 14:37 

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Germany's Green 'superheros': Habeck and Baerbock...

Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and Vice Chancellor Robert Habeck of the Green Party are the most popular politicians in Germany at the moment. Why is that?...

 2022-05-17 14:33 

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Europa League: Joe Aribo on verge of cementing Rangers' legacy...

An incredible volume of games in a variety of positions has seen Joe Aribo's status rise as Rangers face Frankfurt. A win would see the Nigerian banish his World Cup disappointment and may lead to a Premier League move....

 2022-05-17 14:33 

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Europa League: Joe Aribo on verge of cementing Glasgow's legacy...

An incredible volume of games in a various positions has seen Joe Aribo's status rise as the Rangers face Frankfurt. A win would see the Nigerian banish his World Cup disappointment and may lead to a Premier League move....

 2022-05-17 14:28 

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Ukraine war: Repatriated Pakistani students worry for their future...

Hundreds of Pakistani students in Ukraine were brought home after Russia invaded the eastern European country. Now they can neither go back nor find a place in local universities....

 2022-05-17 14:15 

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US Air Force announces successful hypersonic weapon test...

The US Air Force announced its successful test measured at five times the speed of sound. A B-52 bomber off the coast of California carried out the test....

 2022-05-17 12:45 

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Finland's Parliament approves NATO membership application...

Finland has overwhelmingly approved a proposal to join NATO after a parliamentary debate. Fewer than 10 lawmakers opposed the proposal....

 2022-05-17 12:44 

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India: Is it time to declare marital rape a crime?...

The recent failure of an Indian court to deliver a clear verdict criminalizing marital rape has highlighted the public divide on the issue....

 2022-05-17 12:05 

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Australians to vote in key election for global climate goals...

Australia, one of the world's most climate-vulnerable countries, votes on Saturday. As a major exporter of coal and one of the worst CO2 emitters per capita, the result will be decisive for global climate goals....

 2022-05-17 12:05 

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Australian election could end country's climate inaction...

Australia, one of the world's most climate-vulnerable countries, votes on Saturday. As a major exporter of coal and one of the worst CO2 emitters per capita, the result will be decisive for global climate goals....

 2022-05-17 12:05 

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Australian election could end country's climate change inaction...

Flood and drought-stricken Australia votes on Saturday. As a major exporter of coal and one of the world's worst CO2 emitters per capita, the result will be decisive for global climate goals....

 2022-05-17 11:57 

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Lebanon: Hezbollah and allies lose majority in parliament...

The Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement and its allies have lost their majority in the Lebanese parliament. The result reflects growing dissatisfaction with the country's ruling political class....

 2022-05-17 11:07 

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Donna Summer: 10th death anniversary of disco legend...

The sultry Queen of Disco, who during childhood moved churchgoers to tears with her gospel singing, succumbed to lung cancer 10 years ago today....

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