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 2021-10-12 19:40 

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G20 leaders to aid Afghans — without cozying up to Taliban...

Leaders and representatives from G20 nations have stressed the importance of supporting Afghanistan — without recognizing the Taliban....

 2021-10-12 19:18 

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ICJ sides with Somalia in Kenya maritime border dispute...

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled that a contested maritime border between Somalia and Kenya should be adjusted in a way that grants Somalia rights over most of an oil-rich chunk of the Indian Ocean....

 2021-10-12 19:14 

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Gabby Petito died by strangulation, coroner says...

The 22-year-old went missing in September on a road trip across the United States with her boyfriend. A local coroner says her body lay in the wilderness of Wyoming for up to a month before it was discovered....

 2021-10-12 19:09 

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Poland: Top court ruling against EU law comes into force...

The controversial ruling has been criticized by EU leaders and fueled speculation that Poland may one day leave the 27-nation bloc....

 2021-10-12 16:34 

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EU-UK trade war looming as Northern Ireland protocol tensions hit boiling point...

Less than a year since the EU and UK struck a post-Brexit deal, the sides are apparently preparing for a trade war. Tensions over the Northern Ireland Protocol have pushed things to the brink....

 2021-10-12 16:30 

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Austria: First arrest in Kurz corruption probe — reports...

The detained woman is accused of destroying evidence in a corruption scandal that toppled Chancellor Sebastian Kurz....

 2021-10-12 16:15 

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Scandal-hit Austria: New chancellor, same policies...

Sebastian Kurz has stepped down, but not aside. With close ally Alexander Schallenberg now in the top job, the former chancellor hopes to continue pulling the strings in the background, say analysts....

 2021-10-12 16:15 

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Germany: 'Traffic light' exploratory talks draw to a close...

The parties that made the most gains in the German election could reach common ground by the end of this week. Differences in tax policy and climate change are said to be the main sticking points in the talks....

 2021-10-12 16:15 

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Germany: SPD, Greens, FDP make progress in exploratory talks...

The parties that made the most gains in the German election could reach common ground by the end of this week. Differences in tax policy and climate change are said to be the main sticking points in the talks....

 2021-10-12 15:36 

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Opinion: Fascism still rears its ugly head in Italy...

The disturbing images of neo-fascist party leaders storming the headquarters of Italy's oldest workers' trade union is a sign that fascism is still alive and kicking, says DW's Giulia Saudelli....

 2021-10-12 15:11 

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Japan bids to harness the energy of super typhoons...

As global warming contributes to ever-more powerful Pacific storms, a new research center wants to better understand the threats they pose and utilize the energy they generate to help Japan reach zero carbon emissions....

 2021-10-12 14:47 

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Nigeria's presidential zoning practice comes under scrutiny...

The principle of rotating presidential candidates between the country's north and south is being challenged as politicians from the major parties begin to vie for positions ahead of the 2023 general election....

 2021-10-12 14:41 

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World Court rules mostly in Somalia's favor in Kenya border dispute...

The International Court of Justice has ruled largely in Somalia's favor in its maritime border dispute with Kenya. The court believe the contested border should be adjusted equitably....

 2021-10-12 14:33 

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Climate group files ICC 'crimes against humanity' complaint against Bolsonaro over Amazon deforestation...

The Austrian group AllRise says "crimes against nature are crimes against humanity" and estimates heat caused by deforestation will result in 180,000 excess deaths this century....

 2021-10-12 14:24 

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Why Africa wants the World Cup every two years...

The leaders of football in Africa believe that a tournament every two years would accelerate development. However, they face opposition from Europe, and the potential logistics involved could mean more limitations....

 2021-10-12 13:34 

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'No reason to cast doubt' on Qatar: Germany will not boycott 2022 World Cup...

Though the majority of Germans favor of boycotting Qatar 2022, DFB vice president Peter Peters says Germany will take part, citing "progress" made. He said he had no reason "to cast doubt on" Qatar....

 2021-10-12 13:34 

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Germany will not boycott the 2022 World Cup in Qatar...

Though the majority of Germans favor of boycotting Qatar 2022, DFB vice president Peter Peters says Germany will take part, citing "progress" made. He said he had no reason "to cast doubt on" Qatar's conduct....

 2021-10-12 13:01 

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IMF cuts post-pandemic growth outlook as supply disruptions linger...

The revision comes as the post-pandemic recovery falters in advanced economies, including the US and Germany. The IMF has kept its growth forecast for 2022 unchanged but has warned of "dangerous" divergent recoveries....

 2021-10-12 12:30 

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Degrees of danger: What will the world look like if we miss our climate targets?...

With the plans on the table, we're gearing up for 2.7 degrees of climate change. But how much worse would that be than meeting the Paris goals of 1.5 C?...

 2021-10-12 12:09 

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How Germany's CDU is digesting its historic defeat...

Swiftly and brutally open — that's how Angela Merkel's venerable party wants to overcome its current crisis. It's a path with many perilous unknowns. And it's happening too quickly for some....

 2021-10-12 12:07 

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India's main opposition attempts overhaul amid leadership crises...

The ruling BJP party has been left without any serious challengers to its power as the Indian National Congress faces a leadership crisis in several states....

 2021-10-12 11:49 

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Argentina: How anarcho-capitalist Javier Milei is stirring up politics...

Javier Milei is the embodiment of anti-establishment rebellion. For years, the economist did the rounds on talk shows and slammed the country's politics. Now he wants to be its leader. Young voters think that's good....

 2021-10-12 10:56 

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Macron unveils massive 'France 2030' green investment plan...

The president announced billions in spending on healthcare, green energy, and bringing industry back to France. His rivals have dismissed the plan as electioneering....

 2021-10-12 10:44 

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India: Several states hit by power outages over coal shortage...

Coal accounts for most of India's electricity generation, but late last month, more than 80% of the country's coal-fired plants had stocks that would last less than a week....

 2021-10-12 10:44 

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India: Several states hit by power outages due to coal shortage...

Coal accounts for most of India's electricity generation. But late last month, more than 80% of the country's coal-fired plants had stocks that would not last more than a week....

 2021-10-12 10:40 

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EU chief vows to help Ukraine with gas supply...

Top officials from the EU and Ukraine are getting together to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine as well as how to strengthen economic and political ties....

 2021-10-12 10:28 

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Austria faces up to Nazi past in Auschwitz...

Austria's new National Exhibition at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial underscores one main point: the country has dropped its victim myth....

 2021-10-12 06:58 

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France: Regional train strikes four people, killing three...

The people were reportedly lying on the train tracks early on Tuesday. One person has been taken to hospital in a serious condition....

 2021-10-12 06:47 

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Superman's bisexuality 'not a gimmick,' writer says...

Jon Kent, the son of original Superman Clark Kent and journalist Lois Lane, kisses reporter Jay Nakamura in an upcoming issue of the comic book "Superman: Son of Kal-El." This has garnered some attention....

 2021-10-12 06:39 

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EU giving away 60,000 free Interrail tickets...

From Tuesday, young people can apply for tickets that grant free train travel across Europe. The initiative hopes to rekindle mobility....

 2021-10-12 01:30 

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Coronavirus digest: British government had the 'wrong' approach, report says...

The UK was too slow to lock down, according to a report. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has defied Joe Biden, issuing an executive order to bar all vaccine mandates. DW has the latest....

 2021-10-12 00:57 

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Germany, France and Russia may hold summit on Ukraine conflict...

The German and French governments are hoping to meet with Russian and Ukrainian leaders to discuss the conflict in the Donbass, which erupted in 2014. Meanwhile, the EU's Ursula von der Leyen will visit Kyiv on Tuesday....

 2021-10-12 00:35 

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North Korea blames US for regional tensions, defends weapons buildup...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the US is the "root cause" of instability on the Korean Peninsula. He said Pyongyang is only increasing its military capabilities as a deterrent....

 2021-10-11 22:03 

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Afghanistan: Taliban expected to meet with EU representatives...

The talks come after Taliban members held a meeting with German officials. The Islamic fundamentalist group which governs Afghanistan say they want "positive" relations with world powers....

 2021-10-11 20:44 

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Germany win in wet Skopje to secure 2022 World Cup spot...

Thanks to a big win over North Macedonia, Germany have qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. A lot has changed since their last meeting....

 2021-10-11 19:58 

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Coronavirus digest: Merck seeks approval for COVID pill...

US pharmaceutical company Merck is looking to get its COVID-19 pill cleared for emergency use. Meanwhile, people in Germany will have to start paying for rapid coronavirus tests that used to be free. DW has the latest....

 2021-10-11 19:32 

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Opinion: AfD has accepted its fate — it's a party that doesn't mind racism...

Jrg Meuthen's decision to step down as party chairman has dug the already far-right party deeper into its hardcore nationalist trench. It's where the AfD always wanted to be, says Ben Knight....

 2021-10-11 18:49 

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Tunisia: President appoints new government amid coup allegations...

President Kais Saied has sworn in a record number of women to Tunisia's new government. The move comes after he assumed new executive powers, with the opposition accusing him of a power grab....

 2021-10-11 18:08 

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Iraq: Sadrists lead in parliamentary election...

Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's party has captured the most seats, according to initial results. The elections experienced low turnout, particularly among youth....

 2021-10-11 17:39 

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Live: North Macedonia vs. Germany...

Welcome to live coverage of Germany's World Cup qualifier against North Macedonia. The four-time world champions can qualify for the 2022 World Cup with a victory against the team that shocked them earlier this year....

 2021-10-11 17:38 

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An inquiry exposed sexual abuse within French Catholic Church — now what?...

It is estimated that 216,000 children have been abused clerics in the French Catholic Church since the 1950s. The inquiry that unearthed the scale of the abuse could also lead the way to reforms within the church....

 2021-10-11 17:09 

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US: Southwest Airlines cancels hundreds of flights...

Southwest Airlines says air traffic control issues were behind the cancellation of hundreds of flights. The pilots' union has denied reports its members staged a work stoppage to protest the airline's vaccine mandate....

 2021-10-11 16:13 

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Israel: Archeologists unearth ancient winemaking complex...

Archeologists in Israel say they have excavated the ancient world's largest winemaking complex. The Gazan white wine was exported across the eastern Mediterranean during the Byzantine era....

 2021-10-11 16:13 

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Israel: Archaeologists unearth ancient winemaking complex...

Archaeologists in Israel say they have excavated the ancient world's largest winemaking complex. The Gazan white wine was exported across the eastern Mediterranean during the Byzantine era....

 2021-10-11 15:57 

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Kashmir: 5 Indian soldiers killed in gunfight with rebels...

Suspected militants have killed five soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir amid a spike in violence in the region. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack....

 2021-10-11 15:32 

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Germany: Hamburg gets first fully automated tram...

Deutsche Bahn and Siemens have premiered a new, digitally automated train, hailing it as a "blueprint for digitalizing the rails in Germany, Europe and the world."...

 2021-10-11 15:23 

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Kashmir: Minority killings increase amid violent demographic tensions...

Kashmiri Hindus say members of their community are being killed by pro-Islamist groups to put pressure on ethnic minorities to leave the Muslim-majority region....

 2021-10-11 15:08 

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Opinion : Czech voters want an end to scandals and demagoguery...

In Czech national elections, a majority of people voted for a new democratic beginning. It will not be easy, but the election result was an important signal for Europe, says Keno Verseck....

 2021-10-11 14:39 

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Germany: Cologne's mosques to play call to prayer on Fridays...

Cologne's mayor said allowing the muezzin call to be heard was "a sign of respect." Under a new agreement, the city's mosques will be able to broadcast their call to prayer for two years, subject to renewal....

 2021-10-11 13:43 

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Philippines: What does Maria Ressa's Nobel Peace Prize mean for the rights movement?...

Advocates have praised the award for drawing global attention to the Philippines' struggle for press freedom and human rights. It also marks the first time the prize has been handed to a journalist....

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