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 2021-09-19 17:08 

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Canary Islands: Volcano erupts on La Palma, lava threatens homes...

The volcano is spewing red-hot lava and ash into the sky, triggering the evacuation of some residents on the island of La Palma. The eruption was preceded by more than 22,000 earth tremors....

 2021-09-19 16:37 

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Putin's party set to win Russia's parliamentary elections...

After complaints of voting violations and a crackdown on the opposition, Russian President Vladimir Putin's party, United Russia, is poised to retain its majority....

 2021-09-19 16:37 

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Putin's party set to win Russia's parliamentary elections...

After complaints of voting violations and a crackdown on the opposition, Russian President Vladimir Putin's party, United Russia, is poised to retain its majority....

 2021-09-19 16:15 

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Coronavirus digest: Vaccine bookings spike after Italy extends COVID pass requirements...

Pressure to get vaccinated is mounting in Italy after the government said all employees must show evidence of a shot, negative test or recent recovery from COVID-19. Follow DW for more....

 2021-09-19 15:22 

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German election: Annalena Baerbock calls for a 'climate protection government'...

After an election campaign with many lows, the Greens are meeting for a small party conference in Berlin to lick their wounds and gain momentum for the last days before the election....

 2021-09-19 15:00 

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JUST IN: Volcano erupts on Spanish island of La Palma...

The volcano erupted after a week of intense seismic activity, which prompted authorities to begin evacuating the area....

 2021-09-19 15:00 

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Volcano erupts on Spanish island of La Palma...

The volcano erupted after a week of intense seismic activity, which prompted authorities to begin evacuating the area....

 2021-09-19 14:19 

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Afghan women demand their rights under Taliban rule...

As female employees in Kabul were reportedly told to stay home, some staged a protest against the latest restrictions on women by the new Taliban government....

 2021-09-19 11:59 

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Nigerian kidnappers free 10 more students after collecting ransom...

Gunmen who kidnapped more than 100 students from a high school in northwestern Nigeria months ago have released 10 more of the hostages. But 21 others still remain in captivity....

 2021-09-19 11:52 

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Berlin: Thousands demonstrate over abortion, euthanasia laws...

Germany's annual march against abortion, euthanasia and stem cell research has provoked fierce opposition from rights groups. Counter-demonstrators called for easier access to abortions across Germany....

 2021-09-19 11:15 

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Germany praises Pakistan's role in confronting Afghanistan crisis...

Germany's ambassador to Pakistan said the South Asian nation would play a supportive role in the future of Afghan peace and prosperity and thanked Islamabad for helping Germany evacuate Afghans through its border....

 2021-09-19 11:15 

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German diplomat thanks Pakistan for aiding Afghans...

Germany's ambassador to Pakistan said the South Asian nation would play a supportive role in the future of Afghan peace and prosperity and thanked Islamabad for helping Germany evacuate Afghans across its border....

 2021-09-19 11:09 

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'Hotel Rwanda' hero awaits verdict on terrorism charges...

A Rwandan court is expected to issue a verdict on Paul Rusesabagina. His story, in which he saved scores of people during the Rwandan genocide, inspired the film 'Hotel Rwanda,' but now Kigali accuses him of terrorism....

 2021-09-19 09:46 

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Hong Kong: 'Patriots only' election starts without pro-democracy candidates...

The first vote under Hong Kong's newly revamped election system will ensure that "patriots rule Hong Kong," by keeping out any "anti-China" elements....

 2021-09-19 03:49 

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Israel prison break: Military recaptures last 2 Palestinian fugitives...

Six Palestinian inmates had escaped a maximum-security Israeli prison in the city of Jenin through a tunnel earlier this month. With the last two escapees arrested, all are now once again in Israeli custody....

 2021-09-19 03:05 

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France accuses US, Australia of 'duplicity' over submarine deal collapse...

Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian lamented the "duplicity, disdain and lies" from allies over the growing crisis. The French Ambassador to Australia said he read about the scuttled defense deal in the Australian press....

 2021-09-18 23:43 

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SpaceX: First tourist mission to orbit Earth splashes down...

The all-civilian crew aboard the SpaceX Inspiration4 flight mission splashed safely down to Earth. Their return comes after spending three days in Earth's orbit, in a pioneering mission for space tourism....

 2021-09-18 23:21 

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Afghanistan: US drone strike victims seek compensation...

Relatives of the Afghan family killed after their father was falsely identified by the US military as a terrorist say they want a face-to-face apology and reparations....

 2021-09-18 22:44 

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US to speed up 'removal flights' for Haitian migrants after border surge...

The US plans to put most of the 10,000 Haitian migrants under a bridge on the Mexico border on planes home. US authorities can bypass asylum seekers' rights based on a Trump-era pandemic order....

 2021-09-18 20:01 

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Bundesliga: What's behind Jesse Marsch's slow start at RB Leipzig?...

RB Leipzig followed up heavy losses to Bayern Munich and Manchester City with an unfulfilling draw against Cologne. Off to their worst start since their 2016 promotion, new coach Jesse Marsch has much to sort out....

 2021-09-18 19:59 

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Afghanistan: More signs of Taliban restricting women's rights...

Fears over rights under Taliban rule are rising after the Islamist militants closed the Afghan Women's Affairs Ministry and ordered only boys back to schools....

 2021-09-18 19:33 

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Hungarian opposition mounts challenge to Orban with unified primaries...

A diverse cast of political parties from the left, liberal and even far-right have come together in an alliance that hopes to build on the success of municipal elections in 2019....

 2021-09-18 19:31 

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Coronavirus digest: German vaccine take-up higher in north...

Health Minister Jens Spahn has called for more efforts to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates in southeastern Germany. Nationwide, nearly 63% of the population have received both shots. Follow DW for more....

 2021-09-18 19:08 

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Greece opens first refugee holding camp on Samos island...

The new facility is one of five being built with EU funds. Rights groups have complained that the Samos camp, with its barbed-wire fences and surveillance cameras, is more like a jail....

 2021-09-18 19:03 

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US Capitol: Pro Trump protest draws just a few hundred...

Police vastly outnumbered pro-Trump protesters at a rally in support of those charged for breaching the US Capitol in January. Security had been tightened amid concerns of a repeat of the violence....

 2021-09-18 18:22 

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Evergrande: Chinese property giant admits to misconduct by executives...

Six Evergrande executives cashed in their investments just as the company's liquidity crunch became clear. China's second-largest real estate company is close to collapse....

 2021-09-18 18:10 

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Russia: Reports of voting violations overshadow elections...

Russia's parliamentary elections entered the second day with several reports alleging widespread violations in favor of the ruling United Russia party....

 2021-09-18 17:51 

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Germany steamroll Bulgaria in World Cup qualifying opener...

Germany dominated Bulgaria to open their World Cup qualifying campaign. Despite the big win, the focus remains on making improvements headed into the summer's European Championships in England....

 2021-09-18 16:16 

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Germany: Munich kicks off alternative Oktoberfest...

Dozens of local restaurants and pubs in Munich are keeping the Oktoberfest tradition alive, while the festival grounds again hosts COVID-19 testing centers....

 2021-09-18 16:01 

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Bundesliga: Another Lewandowski record as Bayern Munich caps off terrific week...

Following decisive wins over RB Leipzig and Barcelona, Bayern Munich's class was again on display against Bochum. Robert Lewandowski toppled another Gerd Mller record and Leroy Sane rewarded Julian Nagelsmann's faith....

 2021-09-18 15:53 

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Yemen: Houthis execute 9 over key leader's killing...

The Shiite militants' top court had sentenced the nine over the 2018 death of Saleh al-Samad, the most senior Houthi leader to be killed by the Saudi-led coalition....

 2021-09-18 13:25 

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France's Notre Dame cathedral restoration finally ready to start...

President Macron's goal remains to reopen the cathedral to worshippers in 2024, when France hosts the Olympic Games. The cathedral will be restored to its previous design....

 2021-09-18 11:20 

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Germany: Second climate activist on hunger strike hospitalized in Berlin...

Another climate activist on hunger strike in Berlin has been taken to the hospital after fainting. Six activists calling themselves "the last generation" have not eaten since the end of August....

 2021-09-18 10:38 

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Christo's dream: Wrapped Arc de Triomphe opens in Paris...

With the protective barriers removed from around the famous arch, people can get up close to the transformed war memorial....

 2021-09-18 10:11 

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Bomb kills at least 2 in eastern Afghanistan...

At least two people have been killed and 20 others have been wounded in separate explosions in eastern Afghanistan. Witnesses have said the explosions targeted Taliban vehicles....

 2021-09-18 08:24 

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Documentary 'Sabaya' shows rescue of 'IS' sex slaves...

Hogir Hirori's award-winning documentary portrays the struggles of activists determined to save Yazidi girls and women who were captured by the "Islamic State."...

 2021-09-18 07:56 

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Coronavirus digest: Germany's incidence rate falls for fifth day in a row...

Germany's seven-day incidence rate has decreased again slightly to 72.0. A week ago, the value had been 82.8. Follow here for the latest coronavirus news....

 2021-09-18 07:54 

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Is Germany about to take a big step into the digital future?...

As Germans go to the polls to elect a new government, what can they expect for their digital future? What are the various parties promising and why does Europe's biggest economy need to play catch-up anyhow?...

 2021-09-18 07:20 

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Belarus men holed up in Swedish embassy one year on...

Last year, Vladislav and Vitalij Kusnetshik sought political asylum at the Swedish embassy in Minsk. They have refused to leave the compound since, warning the Lukashenko regime may torture them....

 2021-09-18 04:30 

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Guinea: Junta leaders deny exile to deposed president...

Junta leader Col. Mamady Doumbouya said Conakry would not surrender deposed President Alpha Conde. Regional leaders have put pressure and sanctions on the junta members....

 2021-09-18 02:36 

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Brazil: Soccer great Pele returns to ICU after surgery...

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, best known in the sporting world as Pele, is back in the ICU. The Brazilian soccer great just had surgery to remove a tumor from his colon....

 2021-09-18 01:33 

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US holds thousands of migrants under Texas bridge...

More than 10,000 migrants, mainly fleeing Haiti, are currently being held under a bridge at Del Rio near the US-Mexico border as immigration facilities in the area have reached capacity....

 2021-09-17 23:48 

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Real estate heir Robert Durst found guilty of murdering best friend...

A California jury found Durst guilty of killing Susan Berman in 2000, but prosecutors believe he killed another two people. The trial comes years after Durst appeared to confess to the murders in an HBO documentary....

 2021-09-17 22:57 

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Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika dies at 84...

The former president of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, has died at 84. The long-serving leader stepped down from power in 2019 following pressure from mass protests....

 2021-09-17 22:17 

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US Capitol: Security tight ahead of protest backing pro-Trump rioters...

US security agencies are bracing themselves ahead of Saturday's so-called "Justice for J6" rally. The pro-Trump protest is for the 600 people arrested after January's deadly riot at the US Capitol....

 2021-09-17 20:18 

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US: FDA votes against widespread COVID vaccine boosters...

Advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration have voted against approving COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to Americans ages 16 and up. The panel later backed booster shots for the elderly....

 2021-09-17 19:52 

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France recalls ambassadors from the US and Australia...

The move came after Australia broke off a submarine deal with France to buy nuclear-powered subs from the US....

 2021-09-17 19:52 

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France recalls ambassadors from the US and Australia over submarine deal...

The move came after Australia broke off a submarine deal with France to buy nuclear-powered subs from the US. The White House said it regrets France's decision....

 2021-09-17 19:37 

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Gazprom: EU lawmakers urge probe over soaring prices...

A group of EU lawmakers has accused the Russian energy giant of manipulating the market in an attempt to pressure Brussels over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline....

 2021-09-17 19:11 

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US admits Kabul drone strike mistakenly killed civilians...

A senior US general said the drone strike killed as many as 10 civilians, including children. The Pentagon originally claimed that it destroyed an explosive-laden vehicle heading for Kabul airport....

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