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 2022-06-21 09:35 

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UK rail workers stage biggest strike in 30 years...

Britain's biggest rail strike in decades has brought parts of the country to a standstill. Workers are walking out in protest at below-inflation pay rises as the cost-of-living spirals upwards....

 2022-06-21 08:50 

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Hong Kong: Famed Jumbo floating restaurant sinks...

The floating restaurant sank while being towed away from Hong Kong. The restaurant was forced to shut its doors during the pandemic in 2020 and laid off all of its staff....

 2022-06-21 08:24 

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'Biodiversity loss is humanity's greatest threat'...

Talks are currently underway in Kenya on a new international treaty to tackle dramatic species loss. What exactly is at stake? Here's what you need to know....

 2022-06-21 07:44 

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Nature in crisis: How can we prevent biodiversity loss?...

With one million plants and animals at risk of extinction, we take a deep dive into what can be done to protect the world's precious biodiversity....

 2022-06-21 07:34 

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Using candy and jam to protect Brazil's Amazon rainforest...

With young Indigenous people leaving the Amazon in search of jobs the rainforest is losing one of its best lines of defense. Could ensuring they have economic opportunities at home help protect biodiversity?...

 2022-06-21 05:41 

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Rugby league bars transgender athletes in women's sport...

The sport's authority cited "welfare, legal and reputational risk" for the decision. Over the weekend swimming's world governing body FINA voted to restrict transgender athletes in elite women's competitions....

 2022-06-21 03:28 

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Honduras: Man sentenced over 2016 killing of prominent environmental activist...

Environmental activist Berta Caceres was shot to death in her home in March 2016. Her family expressed dismay over the sentence, saying the "maxmum penalty was not applied."...

 2022-06-21 00:54 

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Ukraine: Russia ramps up Luhansk attacks — live updates...

Russian forces are pressing on with their offensive in eastern Ukraine, entering the industrial zone of Sievierodonetsk, according to Luhansk authorities. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-06-20 22:33 

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China: Gaming firm NetEase sees stocks slump amid tech crackdown...

The Chinese government is imposing restrictions on gaming companies such as NetEase to prevent addiction. The measures are delaying the release of major titles such as "Diablo Immortal," hurting the industry....

 2022-06-20 19:26 

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France: Macron to hold talks with opposition parties over hung parliament...

French President Emmanuel Macron is facing difficult negotiations after his centrist bloc lost its absolute majority in parliament. The conservatives have already ruled out forming a coalition....

 2022-06-20 19:10 

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'Journalists should not become activists,' Global Media Forum urges...

Should journalists embrace or shun activism? At this year's DW Global Media Forum, media experts warn not to blur the lines between value-driven journalism and activism....

 2022-06-20 18:48 

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Explainer: Why Germany is reviving dirty coal to counter Russian gas cut...

Germany has struggled to fill its gas storage sites since Russia began throttling its supply. Among the possible solutions are an increased use of coal for power production, and industry incentives to reduce consumption....

 2022-06-20 18:46 

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Crypto investors brace for painful period as market slumps...

After crashing below the crucial $20,000 level, bitcoin remains on the edge with an uncertain outlook. But why are the cryptocurrency and its peers crashing?...

 2022-06-20 18:00 

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Dutch researchers uncover Roman temple complex...

In a "highly unusual find," archaeologists in the Netherlands uncovered the remains of temples where Roman soldiers once paid tribute to their gods and goddesses....

 2022-06-20 17:04 

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Israel: Prime Minister Naftali Bennett to dissolve parliament and call early elections...

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid have agreed to dissolve parliament and call early elections. It will be Israel's fifth election in three years....

 2022-06-20 16:15 

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Japan: Same-sex marriage ban declared constitutional by Osaka court...

An Osaka court has denied claims to recognize same-sex marriages. Japan is the only G7 country that does not recognize same-sex unions, but recognizing same-sex partnerships puts it among Asia's more liberal states....

 2022-06-20 16:08 

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'Potato' outrage over anti-discrimination agency pick...

Ferda Ataman brings a wealth of personal and professional experience to the role of heading Germany's anti-discrimination office. But her nomination has triggered controversy....

 2022-06-20 15:53 

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Brazil: Petrobras CEO resigns amid anger over fuel prices...

The head of Brazil's state-run oil company has stepped down following mounting political pressure over a fuel price hike. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro had called the move a betrayal of the Brazilian people....

 2022-06-20 15:18 

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Philippines: President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. names himself agriculture minister...

Marcos Jr. has given himself the position of secretary of agriculture ahead of taking his presidential office and amid prohibitively high global prices. The Philippines is heavily reliant on importing its staple — rice....

 2022-06-20 14:55 

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Ethiopia: Hundreds of people killed in ethnic attack, witnesses say...

Hundreds of civilians have reportedly been killed in what appears to be an ethnically motivated attack. Witnesses speaking on condition of anonymity saying they feared reprisals reported at least 260 deaths....

 2022-06-20 14:11 

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Rwanda hosts Commonwealth summit amid rights, security concerns...

Rwanda is hosting the CHOGM summit. It brings together leaders from Commonwealth countries, including 19 African states....

 2022-06-20 13:20 

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Germany seizes first Russian-owned property under sanctions...

In the first case of its kind, German prosecutors have seized several apartments belonging to a Russian lawmaker. So far other sanctioned assets have simply been frozen....

 2022-06-20 11:53 

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Philippine Nobel laureate Maria Ressa: Journalism is 'at an existential moment'...

Speaking at the Global Media Forum in Bonn, Ressa noted that lies, laced with anger and hate, spread faster than facts. "Rebuilding trust with truth is vital to combat the rise of fascism," she said....

 2022-06-20 11:50 

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Belgium returns gold tooth of Congo independence hero Patrice Lumumba...

The only remnant of the murdered Congolese independence leader, a gold tooth, was returned to his family during a ceremony in Brussels. His 1961 murder is a reminder of Belgium's brutal colonial history....

 2022-06-20 11:44 

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300 Years of Johann Sebastian Bach's 'Well-Tempered Clavier'...

The legendary German composer's creation is the most influential piano work in music history, played to this day by musicians who want to perfect their technique....

 2022-06-20 11:37 

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Syria: Suspected IS attack on bus leaves several dead...

At least 15 people have been killed in an attack on a bus in a remote part of eastern Syria according to a monitoring group. The death toll appears to be one of the highest from terror attacks in recent years....

 2022-06-20 09:45 

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German industry supports government gas reduction plan...

German industry associations have said Russia's reduction of gas supply means taking stopgap measures that are politically unpopular, but necessary....

 2022-06-20 09:27 

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How can developing countries confront biopiracy?...

Developing countries are increasingly calling on richer nations to share the profits from discoveries based on their rich biodiversity. As talks get underway in Nairobi, DW takes a closer look at the issue of biopiracy....

 2022-06-20 09:27 

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How can developing countries confront biopiracy?...

Developing countries are increasingly calling on richer nations to share the profits from discoveries based on their rich biodiversity. As talks get underway in Nairobi, DW takes a closer look at the issue of biopiracy....

 2022-06-20 09:04 

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Can Finland and Sweden help decarbonize EU economies?...

Demand for key metals is booming. Geopolitical realities and pandemic-related supply chain issues are increasing the pressure on EU countries to proceed with mining activities of their own to decarbonize their economies....

 2022-06-20 08:58 

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Ukraine: EU condemns 'real war crime' of Russian grain blockade...

Josep Borrell, the EU's foreign policy chief has called for Russia to end its blockade of Ukrainian ports. His comments come ahead of a meeting of the bloc's 27 foreign ministers....

 2022-06-20 08:40 

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Philippines: Sara Duterte sworn in as vice president after emphatic election victory...

Sara Duterte won a landslide electoral victory in May, despite questions surrounding her father's human rights record that saw thousands of drug suspects gunned down during his presidency....

 2022-06-20 05:10 

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DW honors journalists who documented horrors of Mariupol siege...

Ukrainian journalists Mstyslav Chernov and Evgeniy Maloletka have won DW's Freedom of Speech Award for their work documenting the siege of Mariupol. Chernov explains why they intend to return to the frontlines....

 2022-06-20 03:44 

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Strong earthquake hits Taiwan...

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries after the quake, and no tsunami warnings were issued....

 2022-06-20 02:44 

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Ukraine awaits EU candidate status, Zelenskyy declares 'historic week' — live updates...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that a "historic week" has begun as Kyiv awaits a decision from Brussels as to whether the country will be conferred EU candidate status. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-06-19 23:10 

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Colombia elections: Ex-guerrilla leader Gustavo Petro wins...

Voters in Colombia decided between leftist Gustavo Petro and businessman Rodolfo Hernandez, whose sudden rise prompted comparisons with Donald Trump....

 2022-06-19 20:57 

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France elections: Macron's bloc loses parliamentary majority...

French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance has lost its parliamentary majority, on the back of record results for the far left in second place and the far right in third....

 2022-06-19 19:26 

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FINA restricts participation of transgender athletes in women's competitions...

Swimming's world governing body will only allow transgender athletes who transitioned before age 12 to compete in elite women's competitions. Some support a desire for inclusion, others say it would make races unfair....

 2022-06-19 18:09 

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France elections: Macron set to lose parliamentary majority — projection...

People in France have cast their ballots once again as the country sees its final round of parliamentary elections on Sunday. First projections say President Emmanuel Macron's bloc has lost its parliamentary majority....

 2022-06-19 17:43 

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Wildfires force Germany, Greece and Spain to evacuate residents...

Europe continues to struggle with a heat wave despite some respite from record high temperatures for the time of year. One of several wildfires raged out of control on Greece's second-largest island....

 2022-06-19 16:23 

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Ads delivered to your mailbox? German activists say 'nein'...

Over 28 billion printed ads land in German mailboxes every year, wasting resources and polluting the environment, according to activists with the Deutsche Umwelfthilfe group. They urged the government to take action....

 2022-06-19 15:44 

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Germany: Far-right AfD conference halted amid Ukraine war infighting...

After struggling at recent state and federal elections, the far-right party failed to agree its new foreign policy stance, particularly over Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The party conference in Saxony broke up early....

 2022-06-19 15:00 

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Turkey's femicide problem: All eyes on court verdicts...

Next week, two court rulings in Turkey regarding a femicide case as well as the legality of the country's exit from a key accord against gender-based violence are being closely watched by women's rights groups....

 2022-06-19 14:38 

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UK braces for biggest rail strikes in decades...

Over 50,000 railway workers across the UK are expected to take part in a series of strikes next week after pay negotiations failed. The government says the unions oppose "modernization."...

 2022-06-19 14:38 

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Colombia elections: Ex-guerrilla leader faces off against outsider millionaire...

Voters in Colombia are deciding between leftist Gustavo Petro and businessman Rodolfo Hernandez, whose sudden rise prompted comparisons with Donald Trump....

 2022-06-19 11:30 

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Germany to fire up coal plants as Russia turns down the gas...

The German economy minister says Germany must curb its gas use as Russia reduces its supply. Otherwise, things "could get tight in winter," he said....

 2022-06-19 11:26 

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Russia claims Ukrainian generals killed in missile strike — live updates...

Russian officials claim dozens of Ukrainian officers, including generals and members of Ukraine's high command, were killed in a missile strike. NATO chief Stoltenberg said the war "could take years." DW has the latest....

 2022-06-19 10:46 

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DW Global Media Forum discusses journalism in a time of crisis...

Media experts from around the world are coming together in the former German capital Bonn for DW's Global Media Forum. It offers a forum to debate the future of journalism in a time of wars, crises, and catastrophes....

 2022-06-19 10:14 

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Colombia elections: Ex-guerilla leader faces off against outsider millionaire...

Voters in Colombia are deciding between leftist Gustavo Petro and businessman Rodolfo Hernandez, whose sudden rise prompted comparisons with Donald Trump....

 2022-06-19 08:21 

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Patrice Lumumba: Belgium to return remains of assassinated Congo leader to DRC...

Patrice Lumumba was assassinated over 60 years ago as Belgian officials looked on. The repatriation of the remains of Congo's first democratically elected leader comes as Belgium seeks to confront its dark colonial past....

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