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 2022-05-17 10:37 

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COVID digest: North Korea mobilizes army amid virus surge...

North Korea has intensified its efforts to combat a coronavirus outbreak as cases continue to rise. Meanwhile, Shanghai says it has achieved "zero-COVID" status. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-17 09:57 

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UNICEF warns of more child deaths as food costs soar...

More children are likely to suffer from lethal undernutrition as the war in Ukraine threatens to deepen a global food crisis, the agency says. The availability of emergency therapeutic hunger packs is also threatened....

 2022-05-17 09:31 

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India: Will LIC stake sale ignite a big privatization push?...

India's largest insurer has made its debut on the stock market after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government divested a small stake in it. But a big privatization drive in the near future appears unlikely....

 2022-05-17 09:31 

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India: Will LIC stake sale trigger a big privatization push?...

India's largest insurer has made its debut on the stock market after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government divested a small stake in it. But a big privatization drive in the near future appears unlikely....

 2022-05-17 08:30 

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2022 Cannes Film Festival: Glamor in times of war...

With COVID no longer an issue, Cannes is back on the cultural calendar. However Russian participation has been barred....

 2022-05-17 07:22 

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Explainer: Northern Ireland Protocol continues to cast its shadow...

On Tuesday, the UK government will announce planned legislation on the Northern Ireland Protocol that could end up killing its post-Brexit deal with the EU. A trade war could follow....

 2022-05-17 05:49 

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Mexico's number of 'disappeared' people rises above 100,000...

There are now over 100,000 people in Mexico's national register of the "disappeared.4; The UN says organized crime is among the leading causes of missing people in the country....

 2022-05-17 03:05 

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US to ease visa, family remittance restrictions for Cuba...

The Biden administration has announced the easing of curbs imposed by Donald Trump on travel to Cuba and on remittances that immigrants can send to people on the island....

 2022-05-17 01:19 

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Ukraine cedes control of Azovstal plant in Mariupol — live updates...

Ukraine's military said it was working to evacuate remaining troops from the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol. The port city had been under Russian siege since the start of the war....

 2022-05-16 23:56 

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California church shooting motivated by anti-Taiwanese hate, authorities say...

Authorities say the suspect was a Chinese immigrant who harbored grievances against Taiwan. He is facing one count of murder and five counts of attempted murder....

 2022-05-16 22:26 

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Train driver dies, dozens injured in crash near Barcelona...

The crash occurred as a freight train derailed and smashed into the front of a passenger train. Almost 90 people have been confirmed injured, of which eight were hospitalized....

 2022-05-16 20:07 

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UK PM Johnson visits Northern Ireland amid Brexit-based deadlock...

Boris Johnson has again threatened to break post-Brexit agreements with the EU as victorious Sinn Fein accuses him of pandering to the DUP, which is blocking the formation of a government after recent elections....

 2022-05-16 19:31 

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Biden approves plan to redeploy US troops to Somalia...

American military leaders said the soldiers would help counter the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab in the Horn of Africa country....

 2022-05-16 19:04 

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Macron appoints Elisabeth Borne as France's new prime minister...

She is the first woman to hold the position in over 30 years. French President Emmanuel Macron and Borne were expected to appoint the full government within days....

 2022-05-16 17:15 

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Lockdowns cripple Chinese economy...

The Chinese economy is slowing down markedly as strict lockdowns send big cities into hibernation. Repercussions will be felt in Germany, too....

 2022-05-16 16:57 

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Climate change: EU emissions surpass pre-pandemic levels...

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, emissions in the EU dropped sharply as lockdowns brought industries to a standstill and as people worked from home. Those environmental gains have now been erased, new data shows....

 2022-05-16 16:08 

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McDonald's announces it's leaving Russia entirely after 3 decades...

The fast food giant said it was leaving because of the "unpredictable operating environment" and "humanitarian4; reasons. McDonald's was quick to set up shop in the Soviet Union in the waning embers of the Cold War....

 2022-05-16 15:53 

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German state election leaves Chancellor Scholz reeling...

Chancellor Olaf Scholz is digesting a major defeat, after his Social Democrats were comfortably beaten into second place in North Rhine-Westphalia. He now needs a favor from the surging Green Party....

 2022-05-16 15:17 

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Europa League: Filip Kostic and Frankfurt's fairy-tale run...

Last summer Filip Kostic desperately wanted to leave Frankfurt. Now Eintracht's Serbian winger is set to face Glasgow Rangers in the Europa League final and once again, Kostic could be the difference maker....

 2022-05-16 15:02 

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North Korea's Kim orders military to help curb COVID-19 outbreak...

Since North Korea reported its first official coronavirus case last week, the WHO has warned it might spread rapidly in the unvaccinated country. Kim Jong Un wants the military to turn the tide....

 2022-05-16 14:49 

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Iran: Rights groups decry planned execution of Iranian-Swedish citizen...

Diplomats and agencies have called the espionage charges against Ahmad Reza Jalali unfounded. Some experts speculate that his sentencing is in retribution for the trial in Sweden of former Iranian official Hamid Nouri....

 2022-05-16 14:41 

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COP15: Ivory Coast hosts desertification talks...

The COP15 conference is meeting to address issues of land degradation, advancing deserts and deforestation. Experts and activists hope that this will not be just another high-level conference with no concrete results....

 2022-05-16 14:28 

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Food security in space: Farming salad in moon soil...

Scientists have grown plants in soil taken from the lunar surface. It's a sign that people could one day live on the moon, grow food and produce water....

 2022-05-16 13:32 

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Cannes' first female president: Iris Knobloch...

German manager Iris Knobloch, a long-time Warner Bros. executive, could make the prestigious Cannes Film Festival more corporate and more American....

 2022-05-16 13:16 

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Sweden will apply for NATO membership, Finnish parliament vote pending...

Sweden's government has decided to reverse decades of security policy and formally join NATO. Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson announced the step. Finland's parliament votes on the same plan later....

 2022-05-16 12:44 

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Russia looms large at EU-US trade and tech talks in Paris...

A transatlantic forum meant to bring Washington and Brussels closer on digital and trade issues, has switched gears to tackle global trade and supply chain disruptions sparked by Russia's ongoing aggression in Ukraine....

 2022-05-16 12:38 

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Anniversary of Okinawa's return to Japan rekindles calls for independence...

Fifty years after the US ceded rule back to Tokyo, many Okinawans are calling for a renewed independence movement and to reduce the presence of US military bases....

 2022-05-16 11:43 

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TikTok star Valeria Shashenok chronicles life during war...

The 20-year-old TikTok artist, who has made viral videos about life in an underground bomb shelter in Ukraine, now has over a million followers....

 2022-05-16 11:23 

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EU lowers economic growth expectations amid Ukraine war...

Rising energy and commodity prices resulting from Russia's war in Ukraine are slowing Europe's economic growth and increasing inflation....

 2022-05-16 11:13 

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Indonesia: Over a dozen killed as tour bus hits billboard...

At least 14 domestic tourists have been killed in a crash in East Java province. Police say there are reports the driver appeared to have been drowsy before the collision....

 2022-05-16 10:10 

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Ukraine: EU struggles to reach consensus over Russia oil embargo...

Hungary is leading opposition to the oil embargo being discussed in a foreign ministers' meeting of the 27-member union. All member states must agree on the embargo for it to come into effect....

 2022-05-16 09:55 

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African food prices soaring amid Ukraine war...

The war in Ukraine is having a drastic impact on Africa. Prices for wheat, gas, and gasoline are at record highs. Crisis regions could see things getting worse than they aready are....

 2022-05-16 09:42 

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Turkey witnesses bitcoin frenzy amid economic turmoil...

Cryptocurrency ownership is soaring in Turkey as high inflation and a weak lira prompt Turks to seek ways to preserve the value of their savings. Concerns rise about a fast-growing industry and legislation is overdue....

 2022-05-16 09:35 

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Sweden sends diplomats to Turkey for support on NATO bid...

As Swedish and Finnish lawmakers are set to formally apply for entry into NATO, member state Turkey says it is concerned about both countries hosting "terrorists.";...

 2022-05-16 09:21 

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Women's Bundesliga: Why copy the men's model?...

While 26 goals in six matches made for an entertaining 22nd and final matchday of the Bundesliga season, it also revealed glaring gaps in quality in the women's game. Here are five theses based on the season just gone....

 2022-05-16 08:14 

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Mali pulls out of regional G5 Sahel joint force...

Mali's military junta has announced it will be exiting a multi-national military force tackling an insurgency in West Africa's Sahel region....

 2022-05-16 08:13 

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Child labor on the rise in Africa...

After years of child labor decline, the COVID pandemic has pushed many African children back to work. As a result, experts and children's rights activists are calling for stricter measures to protect them....

 2022-05-16 07:56 

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Ukraine forces in Kharkiv push through to Russian border — live updates...

Ukrainian soldiers have reached the border after pushing back Russian forces in Kharkiv. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has warned of more attacks in Donbas. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-16 06:49 

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War in Ukraine: tourism specialists tells of their experiences...

After Russia's invasion of Ukraine on February 24, tourism activities ended abruptly and remain suspended indefinitely. Here are 5 stories from people working in tourism - with their hopes, fears and wishes....

 2022-05-16 06:49 

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War in Ukraine: tourism specialists relate their experiences...

After Russia's invasion of Ukraine on February 24, tourism activities ended abruptly and remain suspended indefinitely. Here are five stories from people working in tourism — with their hopes, fears and wishes....

 2022-05-16 05:16 

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Coronavirus digest: Kim slams North Korea's pandemic response...

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un called out officials for what he described as a botched response to the country's COVID-19 outbreak. Meanwhile, Shanghai is aiming to return to normal life next month. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-16 02:18 

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Zelenskyy says he will call on support from Asia, Africa — live updates...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said his government is doing everything to maintain the world's attention on the ongoing conflict. He's also planning to address parliaments in Africa and Asia. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-15 22:16 

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US: One dead, four wounded in California church shooting...

One person has been killed and four "critically wounded" in Laguna Woods, Southern California, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said. The attack occurred at a church....

 2022-05-15 22:16 

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US: One dead, five wounded in California church shooting...

One person has been killed and five wounded in Laguna Woods, Southern California, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said. The attack occurred at a church....

 2022-05-15 21:05 

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Somalia: Hassan Sheikh Mohamud elected president...

Lawmakers have finally chose a new president. Current President Farmajo was hoping to stay in power after over a year of in-fighting and delays....

 2022-05-15 19:40 

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US: Buffalo shooter targeted African-Americans, officials say...

The 18-year-old white suspect researched areas where he could take "as many Black lives as he could" before the shooting. He allegedly was known to authorities, after threatening a shooting at his high school....

 2022-05-15 16:52 

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Tunisia: Protest marks new coalition against President Saied's one-man rule...

Protesters gathered in Tunis to reject President Kais Saied's rule, blaming him for returning Tunisia to a state of autocratic rule. The New Salvation Front has coalesced several parties to oppose him....

 2022-05-15 16:15 

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Germany: Scholz's party loses in bellweather North Rhine-Westphalia election...

In a blow to the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's SPD party the conservatives, CDU, secured enough votes to remain in charge of the country's most populous state....

 2022-05-15 16:15 

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Germany: Scholz's party defeated in bellweather North Rhine-Westphalia election...

In a blow to Chancellor Olaf Scholz's SPD party, voters backed the conservatives, CDU, in an election Germany's most populous state. The Greens meanwhile more than doubled the number of votes hey received....

 2022-05-15 15:52 

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Sweden's ruling party backs NATO membership bid — live updates...

Sweden's ruling Social Democrats backed the country joining NATO. It comes after Finland confirmed that it would apply for NATO membership. DW has the latest....

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