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 2021-12-06 19:02 

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Olypmics: US announces 'diplomatic' boycott of Beijing Games...

Washington has said it will not be sending any diplomatic representation to the games. However, the move does not stop US athletes from competing....

 2021-12-06 19:02 

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Beijing Winter Olympics: US announces 'diplomatic' boycott...

Washington has said it will not be sending any diplomatic representation to the games. However, the move does not stop US athletes from competing....

 2021-12-06 18:21 

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Haitian gang releases 3 more Christian Aid Ministries hostages...

Another three of 17 abducted members of a US missionary group have been freed in Haiti. The gang, who abducted the group in October, is still holding another 12 people for ransom....

 2021-12-06 17:45 

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Germany taps epidemiologist as new health minister...

During the COVID pandemic, epidemiologist and eccentric Karl Lauterbach became known as a voice of reason for some, and an infuriating lockdown supporter for others. Now he will be Germany's new health minister....

 2021-12-06 17:36 

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India-Russia: Putin visits Modi, defense deals inked...

India and Russia have signed several agreements to bolster military and trade ties as the countries' leaders met for the first in-person talks since 2019....

 2021-12-06 16:53 

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi jailing sparks global outrage...

Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power....

 2021-12-06 16:36 

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Afghanistan: Former security officials face Taliban vengeance...

Human Rights Watch says that more than 100 former Afghan security personnel have disappeared or been killed by the Taliban since the group came to power in August. The actual number could be much higher than that....

 2021-12-06 16:07 

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India: UN slams anti-terror laws amid controversial arrests...

India's draconian anti-terror law has come under fire from human rights organizations for stifling the freedoms of civil society actors....

 2021-12-06 14:54 

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UPDATE — Myanmar junta reduces Suu Kyi jail sentence to 2 years...

The charges against the included incitement against the military and violating COVID regulations. The first ruling since her ousting and arrest following a military coup was met with global outrage....

 2021-12-06 14:54 

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Germany: Torchlit rally against COVID measures in Saxony prompts outcry...

Lawmakers have condemned torch-bearing protesters who gathered outside the home of Saxony's health minister. A far-right group protesting the latest COVID-19 measures has claimed responsibility for the rally....

 2021-12-06 13:39 

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Germany's Greens approve three-party coalition deal...

The approval of Green Party members was the last hurdle for a new three-way coalition government in Germany. The two other parties, the Free Democrats and the Social Democrats have already voted in favor....

 2021-12-06 12:42 

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Demand for secondhand luxury goods on the rise...

Buying an authentic secondhand Louis Vuitton bag is no longer a risky back-alley adventure. And it is not just bargain hunters who are going online and bypassing the boutique experience in the first place....

 2021-12-06 12:34 

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Sexual abuse in German judo: 'I thought I must have deserved it'...

German judoka Marie Dinkel was sexually abused by her coach when she was 13. Now 25, she speaks to DW about her experience, lack of trust and how she hopes to help others....

 2021-12-06 12:16 

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Austria: Karl Nehammer sworn in as new chancellor...

Following a corruption scandal that engulfed the ruling People's Party, Austria has its third conservative chancellor in two months after Karl Nehammer was sworn into office in Vienna....

 2021-12-06 11:33 

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German factory orders go into reverse in October slump...

German factory orders have dropped steeply amid a downturn in demand from manufacturers — particularly from countries outside the eurozone....

 2021-12-06 10:28 

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Mercury mining makes a comeback in Kyrgyzstan...

Mercury, used in gold mining and electronics, poses serious health risks. Despite international pressure to ban its trade, Kyrgyzstan is ramping up production....

 2021-12-06 10:23 

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European Central Bank plans euro bill redesign...

The euro banknotes have undergone only one minor update since being introduced almost 20 years ago. Now, a decision on new designs to make them "more relatable" is to be taken by 2024, the ECB says....

 2021-12-06 10:12 

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COVID: Malaysia's tourism sector faces collapse...

Since the beginning of the pandemic, tourism in the Southeast Asian country has plummeted. The consequences are dramatic for those who work in the industry....

 2021-12-06 10:07 

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Germany: Greens face decision day on post-Merkel coalition deal...

The approval of Green Party members is the last hurdle for a new three-way coalition government in Germany. The two other parties, the Free Democrats and the Social Democrats have already voted in favor....

 2021-12-06 09:29 

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COVID: Unvaccinated face new restrictions in Italy...

Many areas of public life are now off-limits for Italians who have not had a COVID shot. Rising infection rates have raised concerns ahead of the Christmas season....

 2021-12-06 09:29 

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COVID-19: Unvaccinated face new restrictions in Italy...

Many areas of public life are now off-limits for Italians who have not had a COVID-19 shot. Rising infection rates have raised concerns ahead of the Christmas season....

 2021-12-06 09:16 

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Germany: Social Democrats announce ministers for new government...

The SPD is presenting its cabinet ministers for Germany's new government, which will be sworn in on Wednesday. There are a few surprises....

 2021-12-06 09:11 

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Why St. Nicholas puts candy in boots...

Were your boots ready for St. Nicholas Day on December 6? The saint's habit of secret gift-giving inspired the traditional figure of Santa Claus....

 2021-12-06 09:00 

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COVID: How Europe's prisons have fared in the pandemic...

Prisons are breeding grounds for viruses, yet carceral administrations have revealed little about COVID-19 cases, deaths and vaccinations in Europe's prisons. Data from 32 countries show the pandemic's impact on prisons....

 2021-12-06 08:06 

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India-Russia: Putin visits Modi eyeing defense deals...

The first in-person talks between Russia and India's leaders since 2019 are expected to see several agreements signed to bolster military and energy ties in particular....

 2021-12-06 07:44 

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Solomon Islands: PM Sogavare survives no confidence vote...

The vote comes a week after violent protests left four dead with Solomon Islands leader Manasseh Sogavare alleging a coup is being orchestrated by "Taiwan's agents."...

 2021-12-06 05:56 

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BREAKING — A court in Myanmar has jailed ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi for four years for inciting dissent against the military...

The charges against her include incitement against the ruling military. It is the first ruling since her ousting and arrest following a military coup on February 1....

 2021-12-06 05:56 

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi jailed for four years...

The charges against her included incitement against the military and violating COVID regulations. It is the first ruling since her ousting and arrest following a military coup on February 1....

 2021-12-06 04:17 

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India: Fresh violence erupts after civilian killings in northeast...

Violence in the state of Nagaland escalated a day after security forces killed civilians in a botched counterinsurgency operation. State police has filed a murder case against the army unit....

 2021-12-06 03:17 

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Coronavirus digest: US expert Fauci cautiously optimistic over omicron reports...

Anthony Fauci has said that early reports on the severity of omicron infections are "encouraging.4; Italy has brought in tighter restrictions against the unvaccinated. DW has the latest....

 2021-12-06 00:34 

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Chaotic scenes as French far-right candidate launches presidential bid...

Anti-racism campaigners were physically attacked and far-right Eric Zemmour put in a headlock as the presidential candidate's campaign got underway....

 2021-12-05 23:37 

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Germany: Five dead after head-on car crash in Hesse...

Five people have died after two cars hit each other in a head-on collision in the German state of Hesse. Police say a vehicle had traveled into oncoming traffic....

 2021-12-05 23:19 

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SIPRI: Global arms industry flourishing despite COVID...

A $531-billion business: The new SIPRI report shows that the world's top 100 arms producers have continued to increase sales — even in the pandemic year of 2020 and despite the global economy contracting....

 2021-12-05 23:14 

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Iraq: 'Islamic State' launch attacks in contested region...

At least two Kurdish Peshmerga forces have been killed after IS militants launched an attack near Kirkuk. Northern Iraq has seen a recent uptick in IS activities....

 2021-12-05 22:38 

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South African environment groups demand an end to Shell exploration...

Protesters are calling for Shell to stop prospecting in a pristine stretch of coastline. The company is expected to use seismic blasting, which locals fear would cripple local fishing communities and marine life....

 2021-12-05 22:07 

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Brussels police fire tear gas as anti-COVID restriction protests turn violent...

During a protest against coronavirus restrictions in Brussels, police used water cannons and tear gas. Authorities estimate 8,000 gathered, far fewer that the 35,000 a few weeks ago....

 2021-12-05 22:07 

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Brussels police fire tear gas as anti-COVID restrictions protests turn violent...

During a protest against coronavirus restrictions in Brussels, police used water cannons and tear gas. Authorities estimate 8,000 gathered, far fewer that the 35,000 a few weeks ago....

 2021-12-05 22:07 

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Brussels police fire tear gas as COVID restrictions protests turn violent...

During a protest against coronavirus restrictions in Brussels, police used water cannons and tear gas. Authorities estimate 8,000 gathered, far fewer that the 35,000 a few weeks ago....

 2021-12-05 21:37 

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Gambia: President Barrow wins election amid cries of foul play...

Gambia's electoral commission has declared President Adama Barrow the winner of Saturday's election. But opposition candidates rejected this outcome and warned that "all actions are on table."...

 2021-12-05 19:38 

Deutsche Welle

RB Leipzig cut Jesse Marsch loose, but the 'crisis' is of their own making...

Jesse Marsch has left RB Leipzig by mutual consent after less than half a season as head coach. The club claim they have acted decisively, but the American has been scapegoated for Red Bull's strategic failures....

 2021-12-05 19:24 

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Gambia: President Barrow set for victory but rivals cry foul...

Early results of the Gambian vote put President Adama Barrow far ahead of his rivals. But opposition candidates rejected this outcome and warned that "all actions are on table."...

 2021-12-05 19:14 

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Belarus summons Ukraine attache over alleged airspace violations...

Ukraine denied accusations that one of its helicopters violated Belarus' airspace after Minsk lodged a formal protest. The latest spat comes as tensions in the region continue to grow....

 2021-12-05 17:58 

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Moscow claims US spy plane nearly caused mid-air 'catastrophe'...

Russia has accused the US Air Force of creating "a threat to civil aviation." An Aeroflot passenger plane reportedly narrowly avoided hitting a NATO aircraft....

 2021-12-05 16:40 

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Gambia: President Barrow set for resounding victory — early results...

Adama Barrow has been president of Gambia since deposing authoritarian Yahya Jammeh who ruled over the country for 22 years. Five parties and an independent candidate were vying for power....

 2021-12-05 16:31 

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Coronavirus digest: Germans back mandatory vaccination plan...

Germany's new government wants to make vaccinations compulsory, a move that nearly two-thirds of the public supports. Meanwhile, India's death rate from COVID is at its highest since July. Follow DW for the latest....

 2021-12-05 15:53 

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DW suspends partnership with Jordanian broadcaster...

DW is suspending its cooperation with Jordanian media partner Roya TV. The decision comes following the emergence of anti-Israel and antisemitic comments and caricatures spread by the broadcaster in social media....

 2021-12-05 15:48 

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Deutsche Welle halts cooperation with Jordanian broadcaster...

DW is probing "serious allegations" of antisemitism posted privately online by DW employees that were reported in German media. The broadcaster is also halting cooperation with Jordan's TV Roya over antisemitic content....

 2021-12-05 14:50 

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Germany: Free Democrats formally back coalition deal...

Two out of the three parties that will form Germany's next government have now approved the agreement. After the FDP and Social Democrats, the result of the Green Party's vote will be known Monday....

 2021-12-05 14:21 

Deutsche Welle

Germany's new government: A new style...

No three-piece suits, no dress shoes, no ties. Instead, Germany's new leaders appear in sneakers and unbuttoned shirts. A change in style that also symbolizes a new attitude....

 2021-12-05 14:11 

Deutsche Welle

West Africa: Explosions, attacks in Mali, Niger kill over 100...

Explosions hit a UN camp and a bus in Mali while neighboring Niger saw an attack on a military base. The base is used by the G5 Joint Force of Sahel countries to combat militants in the region....

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