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 2021-09-16 22:46 

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West African leaders impose sanctions on Guinea junta...

Regional leaders from the ECOWAS group of countries have called for elections in Guinea following a military coup. It is the second country in the region now under the rule of a junta....

 2021-09-16 22:12 

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UK inventor, computing pioneer Clive Sinclair dies at 81...

Sir Clive Sinclair, the man who helped bring affordable computers into people's homes in the 1980s, has passed away at the age of 81, UK media reported....

 2021-09-16 20:14 

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The end of the Merkel-Macron era — a mediocre legacy?...

German Chancellor Merkel is meeting French President Macron on what could be her final working visit to France. Some analysts say their cooperation should have produced more results....

 2021-09-16 19:48 

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Facebook deletes accounts of German anti-lockdown group...

The tech giant says the Querdenken (Lateral Thinking) movement was causing "social harm" by promoting conspiracy theories against coronavirus restrictions....

 2021-09-16 19:22 

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'New' Van Gogh drawing unveiled in Amsterdam...

"What a fine sight an old working man makes," wrote Vincent van Gogh to his brother Theo about the subject of the newly discovered sketch. The previously unknown work is named "Study for 'Worn Out.'"...

 2021-09-16 18:40 

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Dutch foreign minister resigns over Afghan evacuation crisis...

Sigrid Kaag lost a vote of no confidence over her handling of the evacuation of refugees from Afghanistan last month. Hundreds of Dutch nationals were left behind following the chaotic airlift from Kabul....

 2021-09-16 18:40 

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Dutch foreign minister resigns over Afghan evacuation...

Sigrid Kaag lost a vote of no confidence over her handling of the evacuation of refugees from Afghanistan last month. Kaag tendered her immediate resignation following the parliamentary vote....

 2021-09-16 17:39 

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China applies to join trans-Pacific trade pact...

Beijing has applied to join a free trade agreement, once called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which had been originally designed to counter Chinese economic clout. Now, China sees economic opportunity...

 2021-09-16 17:06 

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Spanish officials fear volcanic eruption on La Palma...

The island of La Palma in the Canaries was hit by an "earthquake swarm," with officials warning magma is building up under the Cumbre Vieja volcanic chain....

 2021-09-16 17:00 

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Berlin and Paris concerned over Russian mercenaries in Mali...

The Russian mercenary group "Wagner" is notorious; among other things, it has been accused of war crimes in Syria. Now it's allegedly set be deployed in Mali. Germany and France are threatening to withdraw their troops....

 2021-09-16 16:31 

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Elton John delays European tour after hip injury...

The 74-year-old singer has postponed the Europe leg of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" to 2023. The British rock icon said he felt "considerable pain and discomfort" following an awkward fall....

 2021-09-16 16:31 

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Elton John delays European tour dates after hip injury...

The 74-year-old singer has postponed the Europe leg of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour to 2023. The British rock icon said he felt "considerable pain and discomfort" following an awkward fall....

 2021-09-16 16:16 

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Nigeria: Airstrikes kill civilians by accident — reports...

Nine people are reported to have died after Nigerian air force jets fired on a village in Yobe State whilst targeting Boko Haram militants in the area....

 2021-09-16 15:27 

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Germany go full throttle towards Euros...

Upcoming games against Bulgaria and Serbia may be World Cup qualifiers in name, but they're more like warm-ups for next year's Euros. A mini-tournament in February also gives Martina Voss-Tecklenburg extra preparation....

 2021-09-16 15:15 

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Coronavirus digest: China vaccinates nearly 1 billion...

China has vaccinated over 70% of its population. Meanwhile, UNICEF has urged nations to reopen schools. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-09-16 15:11 

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Ozone hole larger than usual, EU scientists say...

A group of EU scientists say the hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica is larger than the continent itself . The discovery comes as the world marks the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer....

 2021-09-16 14:43 

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EU unveils Indo-Pacific strategy in response to US-led pact...

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said the bloc was "not informed" about the "AUKUS" security pact in the Indo-Pacific and took it as a sign the EU needs to develop its own strategy for the region....

 2021-09-16 14:42 

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Afghanistan: Pakistan braces for more 'Islamization' after Taliban victory...

In the late 1990s, Pakistan saw a surge in religious extremism when the Taliban came to power in neighboring Afghanistan. Would it be any different this time around?...

 2021-09-16 14:04 

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Indonesia: Jakarta court rules in favor of residents' clean air bid...

A court has ordered President Joko Widodo and other top officials to take measures to tackle air pollution. It's a landmark ruling for the residents who filed the case, but not everyone is celebrating....

 2021-09-16 13:20 

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Somalia: President suspends executive powers of prime minister...

Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has suspended the prime minister's power to hire and fire officials. The move is the latest escalation in a dispute sparked by the investigation of an unsolved murder....

 2021-09-16 13:17 

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'Forests will gradually be converted to desert' if we don't act now, says forester...

As global heating intensifies, the risk that we may lose our forests altogether has never been greater. Indian-born forester Somidh Saha is on a mission to save Germany's dying forests....

 2021-09-16 13:17 

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Turkey: Prosecutor wants German journalist cleared of terror charges...

German-Turkish journalist Mesale Tolu is accused of disseminating "terrorist propaganda" and membership of a "terrorist organization."...

 2021-09-16 13:17 

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'Forests will gradually be converted to desert' if we don't act now, says forester...

As global heating intensifies, the risk that we may lose our forests altogether has never been greater. Indian-born forester Somidh Saha is on a mission to save Germany's dying forests....

 2021-09-16 12:55 

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This way home: A dog's magnetic sense of direction...

Dogs are known for their navigation skills. As with birds, cats and fish, dogs can find their way home from almost anywhere. We just don't know why....

 2021-09-16 12:55 

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'Dozens' in Kremlin have COVID, says Putin...

The Russian president is likely to self-isolate for at least another week. He cancelled all in-person events earlier this week after announcing the outbreak....

 2021-09-16 12:52 

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German police make Berlin's biggest ever crystal meth bust...

Police in the German capital have seized over 18 kilograms of crystal meth, along with a heavy assortment of other drugs, amounting to over 4 million....

 2021-09-16 12:50 

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Why COVID cases are rising again in some Indian states...

As cases go down in the rest of the country, the states of Maharashtra and Kerala continue to log relatively high COVID numbers despite vaccinations gaining pace....

 2021-09-16 11:44 

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Germany indicts 4 for supporting al-Nusra in Syria...

German federal prosecutors have said they indicted four men on suspicion of providing help to Islamist militant group Jabhat al-Nusra....

 2021-09-16 11:26 

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EU lawmakers seek end to science experiments on animals...

The European Union should intensify efforts to phase out the use of animals in scientific research, lawmakers have said in a resolution....

 2021-09-16 10:26 

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Kosovo's President Vjosa Osmani: Principled, yet willing to take risks...

Vjosa Osmani, the fifth president of the Republic of Kosovo, is currently visiting Berlin. So what drives the woman holding Europe's youngest state's highest political office?...

 2021-09-16 10:07 

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Angela Merkel: German chancellor in times of crisis...

The chancellor led Germany through many international crises. How successful was she? A DW documentary interviewed former heads of state, historians and journalists....

 2021-09-16 09:58 

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US gymnasts blame sports officials, FBI for failing to stop sex abuse...

Top US gymnasts slammed the FBI for failing to act on complaints against an ex-doctor convicted of serial sex abuse. They recalled how gymnastics officials turned 'turned a blind eye' to their abuse....

 2021-09-16 09:06 

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France hits back as Australia dumps submarine deal...

Paris has expressed a feeling of betrayal after Australia went back on a deal to buy French submarines. Canberra says the decision was necessary for Australia to meet its strategic needs....

 2021-09-16 08:56 

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Germany: Police arrest several after threat to Hagen synagogue...

The possible threat to a synagogue in the western town of Hagen comes ahead of a planned service for a major Jewish holiday. Terrorism authorities are also involved in the investigation....

 2021-09-16 08:56 

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German dieselgate trial begins without ex-VW boss Martin Winterkorn...

A time-consuming investigation and the pandemic held up court proceedings against those deemed responsible for the VW emissions scandal. But while four VW executives stand trial, their ex-boss still dodges justice....

 2021-09-16 08:31 

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Eritrean, Tigray forces committed 'war crimes': Rights watchdog...

Human Rights Watch detailed the killing and rape of Eritrean refugees by Eritrean troops and Tigray rebels. The report documents atrocities committed around two camps in northern Ethiopia....

 2021-09-16 08:26 

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Will Russia swallow up Belarus?...

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko is forging closer ties with Russia. Isolated by the West, Lukashenko has agreed to a road map for closer integration that stops short of political union — for now at least....

 2021-09-16 08:23 

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Deutsche Bahn, train drivers union reach pay deal...

Germany's rail operator and a train drivers union have reportedly agreed on a new pay deal. The dispute had earlier seen three rounds of strikes....

 2021-09-16 08:14 

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How celebrities try to influence German elections...

The election campaign is entering the final phase — and culture is again playing a leading role. Artists are crusading for their parties, including "rzte" drummer Bela B....

 2021-09-16 07:58 

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UN: Pandemic did not slow advance of climate change...

The results of the United in Science 2021 report are an "alarming appraisal of just how far off course we are," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....

 2021-09-16 07:26 

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Afghanistan: UN refugee chief warns of 'greater suffering'...

The world should expect more suffering, instability and displacement in Afghanistan if additional support is not provided to the country, the head of the UN agency for refugees has said....

 2021-09-16 04:51 

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Philippines says Duterte won't cooperate with ICC 'war on drugs' probe...

President Duterte's legal counsel said the Hague-based war crimes court has no jurisdiction to probe the Philippines' anti-drug crackdown. He added that ICC investigators will not be allowed entry into the country....

 2021-09-16 03:54 

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Haiti: Beleaguered PM Ariel Henry sacks justice minister...

Prime Minister Ariel Henry has sacked his justice minister, one day after sacking the chief prosecutor. Henry has been accused of having connections to the killing of President Jovenel Moise....

 2021-09-16 00:53 

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SpaceX blasts off for world's first tourist trip into orbit...

Four civilians have blasted off into space on the first ever trip into orbit by amateur space travelers....

 2021-09-16 00:23 

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French soldiers kill Islamic State leader in Western Sahara, Macron says...

French troops have killed the leader of the west Africa branch of IS according to French President Emmanuel Macron. The group is responsible for scores of violent attacks in several countries....

 2021-09-16 00:08 

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US, UK and Australia announce Indo-Pacific defense partnership...

The US and UK will share nuclear-powered submarine technology with Australia as part of the new three-way defensive alliance. The move comes amid tense relations with China....

 2021-09-15 22:29 

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UN urges moratorium on some AI systems...

A UN body has called for a halt on the sales and use of AI technologies that "pose a serious risk to human rights until adequate safeguards are put in place." It singled out some facial recognition programs....

 2021-09-15 20:55 

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Champions League: Manchester City hit RB Leipzig for six...

Jesse Marsch's debut as RB Leipzig head coach was more than disappointing as the Bundesliga side were outplayed and outscored by a ruthless Pep Guardiola team....

 2021-09-15 20:42 

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Germany: Police respond to threat at synagogue...

German police have closed off a synagogue and its surrounding area after receiving reports of a possible attack during the festival of Yom Kippur....

 2021-09-15 19:32 

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Germany says it will grant visas to 2,600 Afghans...

Berlin has pledged to grant German residency permits to 2,600 Afghans who are deemed to be vulnerable or are in danger. Journalists, activists and academics are among those on the list....

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