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 2022-06-18 03:23 

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German diplomat named deputy UN Afghanistan envoy...

Markus Potzel will be the United Nations' new deputy representative to Afghanistan. Between 2014 and 2016 he was Germany's ambassador to Kabul....

 2022-06-18 00:21 

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Zelenskyy hails Ukraine's possible EU membership — live updates...

The Ukrainian president has talked up his country's future EU membership after Brussels recommended beginning accession talks. Vladimir Putin said Moscow "has nothing against" Ukraine joining the bloc. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-17 21:15 

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Ukraine: Boris Johnson makes second trip to Kyiv — as it happened...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has arrived in Kyiv for a second surprise visit. Meanwhile, the European Commission recommended Ukraine for EU candidate status. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-17 21:12 

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Brazil: Police confirm human remains belong to British journalist...

A forensic dental exam on remains found in the Amazon confirmed they belonged to British journalist Dom Phillips. A second set of remains, believed to be those of Bruno Pereira, are still being analyzed....

 2022-06-17 20:08 

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China test drives national digital currency...

The use of the e-CNY, or digital yuan, is now being expanded beyond the purchase of consumer goods. Beijing has cracked down on other cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and instead seeks to provide its own alternative....

 2022-06-17 20:01 

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Documenta international art show focuses on Global South...

Instead of big names, contemporary collectives from Africa, Asia and South America take center stage at the international art exhibition held every five years in Kassel, Germany....

 2022-06-17 18:33 

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DRC, Rwanda trade blame over border clash...

A Congolese soldier died in a skirmish with Rwandan forces on the troubled border between the two countries. Tensions are high between the neighbors as the DRC accuses Rwanda of supporting a rebel group in the region....

 2022-06-17 17:07 

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East Germany's 1953 uprising: Values 'still at stake' in war in Ukraine...

The war in Ukraine "painfully reminds us" how vulnerable democratic values are, officials said during an event marking the 1953 uprising in East Germany. The revolt was quashed in a brutal crackdown by Soviet forces....

 2022-06-17 16:12 

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Mnster bishop refuses to quit after sexual abuse report...

The Catholic bishop of the western German city of Mnster says he won't resign in light of a report that criticizes the way he dealt with sexual abuse. Felix Genn admitted mistakes but said he did not cover up anything....

 2022-06-17 16:00 

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Russia: Putin defends war, calls for investment during St. Petersburg address...

Speaking at a business forum in his hometown of St Petersburg, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Western sanctions would not succeed and urged business leaders to invest in Russia....

 2022-06-17 15:54 

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German farmers hit by Ukraine war and pork crisis...

The skyrocketing prices of fertilizer, animal feed, and fuel are causing pressure on Germany's farmers, with food prices continuing to rise. The government is offering help....

 2022-06-17 15:21 

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Ukraine will not host 2023 Eurovision Song Contest, UK the likely alternative...

Ukraine's Eurovison win earned the country right to host the 2023 event. Next year's contest will not take place on Ukrainian soil, with organizers tapping the UK, which claimed second place, as an alternative venue....

 2022-06-17 14:54 

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Experts urge caution on Angola-Germany green hydrogen deal...

Angola will become the first African country to supply Germany with green hydrogen as Berlin seeks to transition into clean energy. Experts say Africa has massive green energy potential, but it involves risks....

 2022-06-17 14:53 

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Ukraine: Boris Johnson makes second trip to Kyiv — live updates...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has arrived in Kyiv for a second surprise trip. Meanwhile, the European Commission recommended Ukraine for EU candidate status. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-17 14:43 

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War in Ukraine boosts US-German relations...

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has unified the Western alliance, with relations between the United States and Germany at the forefront. Their shared geopolitical vision is counting on big commitments both sides have made....

 2022-06-17 14:00 

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Traveling to Europe in Summer? Consider this...

As travelers set off on vacations to avenge being grounded for so long due to the pandemic, they are getting a reality check. Logjams at airports are ensuring a rather rocky start to their once-in-a-lifetime trips....

 2022-06-17 14:00 

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Traveling to Europe during the summer? Consider this...

As travelers set off on vacations to avenge being grounded for so long due to the pandemic, they are getting a reality check. Logjams at airports are ensuring a rather rocky start to their long-awaited trips....

 2022-06-17 12:52 

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No punishment for anti-Qatar banner as German FA welcomes 'critical discourse'...

German fans who displayed a banner urging a boycott of the Qatar World Cup during a recent Nations League game will not face punishment. On the contrary, the German FA insists it values "freedom of expression."...

 2022-06-17 12:19 

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Still fighting for free speech: Salman Rushdie turns 75...

For decades, Rushdie dealt with death threats for his book "The Satanic Verses," yet it hasn't stopped him from speaking his mind. On June 19, the brave author turns 75....

 2022-06-17 11:59 

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German health minister hints at stricter winter COVID rules...

German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach has recommended the voluntary wearing of masks in indoor public places amid a summer wave of infections. He also indicated that stricter rules were likely on their way....

 2022-06-17 11:51 

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Is breastfeeding too hyped up?...

Some women with ample maternity leave put enormous pressure on themselves to breastfeed. But sometimes it just doesn't work....

 2022-06-17 11:47 

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Why women use baby formula instead of breastmilk...

Supermarkets across the US have run out of baby formula. But why don't mothers just use breastmilk?...

 2022-06-17 10:10 

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Gazprom reduces gas supplies to Italy, France cut off...

An Italian energy firm says the Russian company is slashing its deliveries by 50%. France's gas operator says it has not received any natural gas from Russia via its pipeline from Germany for more than a month....

 2022-06-17 10:04 

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European Commission recommends Ukraine be granted EU candidate status...

The executive body of the European Union has recommended that Ukraine be granted EU candidate status. Kyiv has sought candidate status since 2014....

 2022-06-17 10:02 

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UNICEF: 36.5 million children displaced in 2021, highest number ever recorded...

The UN's children's agency says the amount of children fleeing conflict and other crises is the highest number on record. UNICEF said 'cascading crises' were to blame for the record numbers....

 2022-06-17 10:02 

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UNICEF: 36.5 million children displaced by end of 2021, highest number ever recorded...

The UN's children's agency reported that the amount of children fleeing conflict and other crises is the highest number on record. UNICEF says "cascading crises" are to blame....

 2022-06-17 10:01 

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Somalia faces grim humanitarian catastrophe...

The war in Ukraine is worsening food insecurity in East Africa after a devastating locust invasion, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ongoing drought. In Somalia alone, 6 million people are food insecure....

 2022-06-17 09:24 

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BREAKING — British government upholds Julian Assange extradition request...

The British home secretary has signed an order authorizing the extradition of Julian Assange....

 2022-06-17 09:15 

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WTO strikes deals on fisheries, food, COVID vaccines...

The World Trade Organization has concluded a string of landmark deals, including agreements to improve food security and boost coronavirus vaccine production in the developing world....

 2022-06-17 08:55 

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Droughts that have revealed relics of the past — in pictures...

As the climate crisis intensifies droughts from Iraq to Spain to the US, remnants of past towns and societies have re-emerged from receding waters....

 2022-06-17 08:55 

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Severe droughts reveal sunken relics of the past...

As the climate crisis intensifies droughts from Iraq to Spain to the US, remnants of past towns and societies have re-emerged from receding waters....

 2022-06-17 08:51 

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India: Violent protests take place over new military recruitment scheme...

Protesters set train coaches and vehicles on fire, and clashed with the police. The new military policy, aimed at creating a younger and fitter force, has angered many aspirants....

 2022-06-17 07:02 

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Activists say they must up the ante as world edges closer to climate disaster...

With less than 10 years left to avert climate catastrophe, campaigners Kumi Naidoo and Luisa Neubauer say activists need to ramp up civil disobedience....

 2022-06-17 04:54 

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China launches third aircraft carrier Fujian...

China has launched the Fujian aircraft carrier, a warship developed and built domestically. It marks a major military advancement for the country....

 2022-06-17 03:55 

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Global mental health issues saw sharp rise during pandemic: WHO...

The WHO released a report which said that mental illness had spiked across the world due to COVID and related restrictions. Young people, women, and those who were already mentally ill have been more affected....

 2022-06-17 02:40 

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Scholz in Kyiv: A train trip into the history books...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz was under pressure in Kyiv for his reluctance to deliver heavy weapons. In the end, Ukraine's EU membership candidacy took center stage and made his trip a success....

 2022-06-17 02:40 

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Scholz makes historic visit to Kyiv...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz was under pressure in Kyiv for his reluctance to deliver heavy weapons. In the end, Ukraine's EU membership candidacy took center stage and made his train trip a success....

 2022-06-16 23:36 

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Ukraine: France's Macron discusses possible Moscow visit — live updates...

While visiting Ukraine, the French President has offered to negotiate between Kyiv and Moscow. The US Department of State confirms the capture of a third American. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-06-16 21:53 

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Ukraine: Mariupol 'horrors' suggest international law violations, says UN — as it happened...

The UN's human rights chief said evidence "strongly suggests" serious violations of international law took place in Mariupol. European leaders have also visited Kyiv in a show of unity. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-16 21:14 

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German police hit suspected drug dealers, far-right extremists...

Hundreds of police officers took part in the raids which targeted parts of a Neo-Nazi network as well as suspected drug dealers in Thuringia and other German states....

 2022-06-16 20:42 

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Opinion: Olaf Scholz in Kyiv — winning back a bit of trust...

The German chancellor's trip to Kyiv was intended to give Ukraine hope and deliver "very concrete things." Though many billed it as a "mission impossible," DW's Rosalie Romaniec says it went better than expected....

 2022-06-16 18:59 

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Netherlands agency says it foiled Russian spy attempt to infiltrate ICC...

Dutch authorities said a Russian spy assuming a false Brazilian identity had attempted to gain access to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague....

 2022-06-16 18:53 

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Ukraine: Mariupol 'horrors' suggest international law violations, says UN — live updates...

The UN's human rights chief said evidence "strongly suggests" serious violations of international law took place in Mariupol. European leaders have also visited Kyiv in a show of unity. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-16 16:54 

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EU court rules against Austria on migrants' child benefits...

Austria says it has saved over 300 million since introducing a system which reduces child benefits for workers whose children live in poorer countries. But the European Court of Justice says this is unfair....

 2022-06-16 16:10 

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No freedom for victims of sexual violence in conflict...

Sexual violence is present whenever conflict erupts, according to the UN. Adolescent girls are particularly at risk. Survivors trudge on, though, amid a shocking increase in sexual crimes committed as weapons of war....

 2022-06-16 15:30 

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Italy: Man undergoes first legally-approved assisted suicide...

A 44-year-old man who was paralyzed from the neck down was the first to be authorized for medically assisted suicide. Having no independence left him physically and mentally like a "boat drifting on the ocean," he said....

 2022-06-16 14:31 

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WATCH NOW — Scholz, European leaders in Kyiv back Ukraine's application for EU candidate status at press conference...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, along with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, decried Russia's attacks during their joint trip to Ukraine....

 2022-06-16 14:31 

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Scholz, European leaders in Kyiv back Ukraine's application for EU candidate status...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, along with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, decried Russia's attacks during their joint trip to Ukraine....

 2022-06-16 13:51 

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Ukraine: Why do world leaders take the night train to Kyiv?...

The German chancellor arrived in the Ukrainian capital by rail on Thursday morning, alongside the French president and Italian premier. Such a trip is a security headache but there are few alternatives....

 2022-06-16 13:46 

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France: McDonald's to pay out over a billion to settle tax fraud case...

Fast-food giant McDonald's will pay 1.25 billion to the French state to stop a tax fraud probe, a Paris court says. It is the second-biggest tax settlement in French history...

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