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 2018-09-22 01:17 

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Croydon Cat Killer: London pet owners dismiss fox verdict...

Police say cars and scavenging foxes, not a serial killer, explain the suspicious deaths of hundreds of cats. But pet owners aren't convinced. Decapitation and returned collars are just some of the reasons they cite....

 2018-09-22 00:17 

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Tanzania orders arrests as ferry death toll climbs...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria. The tragedy has claimed more than 130 lives with scores still missing....

 2018-09-21 23:47 

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Former SS guard to stand trial for Nazi crimes...

Prosecutors say the former SS guard at the Stutthof Nazi concentration camp knew about hundreds of killings. Now in his 90's, he'll be tried as a juvenile, as he was younger than 21 at the time of the alleged crimes....

 2018-09-21 23:08 

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Iran: Trump administration a 'real threat' to Middle East...

Iran's foreign minister has urged the US to "start acting like a normal state." Tensions have risen between the two nations after President Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal in May and renewed sanctions on Tehran....

 2018-09-21 20:39 

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Indian bishop arrested after nun accuses him of rape...

Following public protests, Indian police have arrested Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal on suspicion of repeatedly raping a nun. The cleric described the charges as a conspiracy against the church....

 2018-09-21 20:02 

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Children contemplating suicide in Greece's Moria refugee camp...

The Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos houses more than 9,000 people — three times its intended capacity. Florian Westphal of Doctors Without Borders warns that a quarter of the children there are suicidal....

 2018-09-21 18:39 

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Opinion: Keep your nerves Germany!...

For the first time, the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany party is polling ahead of the Social Democrats. The country's political establishment must remain calm and show strength, says DW's Jens Thurau....

 2018-09-21 18:32 

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Sudan Islamic clerics attack DW show 'Shabab Talk'...

A young woman's passionate plea for freedom and respect has sparked a heated debate about gender inequality in Sudan. Video of the Arabic-language DW show went viral, garnering more than one million views....

 2018-09-21 18:25 

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Hurricane Florence leaves toxic soup in its wake...

Coal ash sites and hog farms are overflowing from Hurricane Florence, echoing the environmental chaos when chemical plants flooded during Hurricane Harvey. How can these such health risks be managed as hurricanes grow?...

 2018-09-21 18:05 

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Detroit's humble Renaissance man...

David DiChiera made Detroit more palatable for businesses after he brought opera back to downtown. It was through his strong will and foresight that today's revival of the city is possible. His death leaves a big hole....

 2018-09-21 17:28 

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German coalition to reconsider firing and promotion of ex-intelligence chief Maassen...

The heads of Germany's ruling coalition faced uproar after firing intelligence chief Hans-Georg Maassen only to immediately promote him. The issue seems far from settled as Angela Merkel agreed to reconsider the move....

 2018-09-21 17:25 

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Germany's soaring housing prices spark calls for reform...

From occupying buildings in Berlin to street protests in Munich, housing shortages and high rents are driving people in Germany to take action. Now politicians have gathered in the capital for a so-called housing summit....

 2018-09-21 16:28 

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Documentary lays bare the flight of an African migrant...

A Paris-based Ivorian refugee retraced the dangerous route he took through Africa to escape civil war and produced Revenir, eye-opening documentary screened at the African Film Festival in Cologne....

 2018-09-21 16:17 

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Turkey arrests more than a hundred soldiers over alleged Gulen links...

Among those arrested were several high-ranking officers on active duty. The move comes shortly after 15,000 soldiers and police officers were fired under a state of emergency....

 2018-09-21 15:29 

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Bundesliga sides have reasons to be cheerful after European exploits...

With four wins, two draws and one defeat, German sides got off to a decent start in Europe this week. There are reasons to be positive as the Bundesliga enters a busy period - but familiar failings persist for some....

 2018-09-21 15:22 

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Australian journalist James Ricketson pardoned in Cambodia...

The documentarian had been accused of espionage, but prosecutors failed to provide any evidence. Ricketson is the latest in a series of political prisoners released recently by Cambodia's repressive government....

 2018-09-21 15:20 

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German politics fragment as support for big parties erodes...

Conservatives and Social Democrats long dominated Germany's political culture, generating broad appeal. But their ability to unite people under proverbial big tents is waning, while small parties profit from the discord....

 2018-09-21 14:58 

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'Provocative, undignified': Artists demand resignation of German interior minister...

In an open letter, prominent German writers, actors, filmmakers and musicians have urged the resignation of Interior Minister Horst Seehofer following the latest comments of the hard-line politician....

 2018-09-21 14:49 

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Hans Scholl: Fighting for freedom until death...

He fought Hitler with slogans and leaflets; that cost him his life. On September 22, the founder of the White Rose movement Hans Scholl would have turned 100. A look back at the famous resistance group against Hitler....

 2018-09-21 14:35 

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Turkey charges Austrian journalist Max Zirngast with terrorism...

Max Zirngast was arrested last week in Ankara and questioned over his research on left-wing Turkish politicians. The Austrian government demanded an explanation for his detention and called on Turkey to release him....

 2018-09-21 13:49 

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Accident gondola of the Zugspitz cable car rescued...

The damaged cabin of the spectacular new Zugspitz cable car during an emergency exercise last week could be salvaged. However, for safety reasons, the cable car will have to stand still for a longer period of time....

 2018-09-21 13:39 

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'Restless times' exhibition features Germany's latest archaeological finds...

Weapons, art and jewelry over the millennia are on display at the "Restless Times, Archaeology in Germany" exhibition in Berlin. Europeans, that much is clear, were constantly on the go....

 2018-09-21 13:22 

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Did UN 'self-censorship' aggravate Rohingya crisis in Myanmar?...

A report detailing massive human rights violations in Myanmar has pointed to UN negligence as a factor in allowing the Rohingya crisis in Rakhine State to escalate....

 2018-09-21 13:05 

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Germany: Suspect confesses to transporting corpse of missing girl Peggy...

Police are closer to solving one of Germany's most mysterious missing-person cases. A man has confessed to transporting the corpse of a 9-year-old girl who vanished 15 years ago to the forest where it was found in 2016....

 2018-09-21 12:48 

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Maldives holds presidential election as China and India vie for influence...

The Maldives' presidential election has been dubbed a "referendum on freedom." As China gains more political influence across the archepelago, India wants an electoral setback for "pro-Beijing"; President Yameen....

 2018-09-21 12:46 

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China vows 'consequences' over US sanctions on Russian weapons purchase...

Washington's decision to impose sanctions on the Chinese military over their purchase of Russian fighter jets has left Beijing and Moscow fuming. Russia has accused the US of trying to suppress economic competition....

 2018-09-21 12:17 

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UEFA evaluation puts Germany ahead of Turkey for Euro 2024...

A UEFA evaluation report has given Germany the edge over Turkey in the two countries' bids to host Euro 2024. It named human rights and accommodation among the problematic issues for Turkey....

 2018-09-21 12:00 

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Chemicals in our everyday life harm our health...

We are exposed to a variety of chemicals every day. Some of them can even make us sick. And they can be found where we least expect them. Three recent studies reveal more....

 2018-09-21 11:53 

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Impotence test: Would you stamp your penis like a parcel?...

Three physicians have developed a simple test to find out whether a man's impotence is physical or psychological. It's easy: Just wrap a ring of stamps around your penis before going to sleep....

 2018-09-21 11:41 

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Why Berlin feels safer than the US for an American Jew...

Diane L. Wolf, senior visiting scholar at the Center for Research on Antisemitism in Berlin, reflects on her time in Germany, her Jewish family's expulsion in the 1930s and how the country has dealt with its past....

 2018-09-21 11:32 

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EU, UK 'like two hedgehogs who love each other,' says EU leader Juncker...

Following the informal Brexit summit in Salzburg, EU Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said UK-EU relations should not be "dramatized."; The European Commission chief insisted that the two sides were "not at war."...

 2018-09-21 11:15 

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Germany sees spike in workers calling in sick...

The number of employees in Germany who were written off sick rose by 60 percent in recent years — especially those with mental health complaints. Despite this, the German government has said there's no reason to panic....

 2018-09-21 10:43 

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Moorland fire sparks disaster situation as blaze spreads...

Authorities have told residents near the northern German town of Meppen to prepare to evacuate amid a raging moorland fire. Military rocket tests started the blaze more than two weeks ago....

 2018-09-21 10:43 

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Moorland fire sparks disaster situation as blaze spreads...

Authorities have told residents near the northern German town of Meppen to prepare to evacuate amid a raging moorland fire. Military rocket tests started the blaze more than two weeks ago....

 2018-09-21 10:20 

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Lake Victoria ferry capsizes, killing over 100...

It is unknown how many passengers were aboard, and authorities have said the death toll could reach 200. The Tanzanian government said the passenger ferry capsized near the dock and that 37 people have been rescued....

 2018-09-21 09:50 

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Prince's posthumous album reveals him alone at the piano...

What sounds like recordings straight from the rehearsal room, intimate and raw, is Prince's new posthumous album, "Piano & A Microphone 1983." You've never been this close to Prince....

 2018-09-21 09:33 

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Global waste to pile up by 70 percent in 2050...

Global waste growth will outpace population growth by 2050, with most of the trash being generated in urban areas. The World Bank said urgent action is needed to prevent untreated waste from clogging the streets....

 2018-09-21 08:55 

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Berlin blocks controversial Wall project...

A widely criticized project called "Dau" by Russian director Ilya Khrzhanovsky was to allow visitors to "experience a totalitarian system" behind a replica of the Berlin Wall. It was not approved for security reasons....

 2018-09-21 07:02 

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Right-wing AfD second only to Angela Merkel's weakening conservatives...

A poll shows Germany's ruling coalition continuing to lose voter support, with the populist AfD as the main beneficiary. And one conservative politician, in particular, seems to have lost the trust of the electorate....

 2018-09-21 07:02 

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Right-wing AfD second only to Angela Merkel's weakening conservatives...

A poll shows Germany's ruling coalition continuing to lose voter support, with the populist AfD as the main beneficiary. And one conservative politician, in particular, seems to have lost the trust of the electorate....

 2018-09-21 06:18 

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German firms lead exodus out of Iran...

Trump's ploy to force countries to choose between doing business with the US or Iran is working. While German firms in Iran have been preparing for months for the sanctions, the outflow of firms not slowing down....

 2018-09-21 05:17 

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Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies at age 61...

Vietnam's current president, Tran Dai Quang, has passed away following a "serious illness," state media reported. According to reports, he was being treated by local and international doctors....

 2018-09-21 04:49 

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Polls open in eSwatini, where king has absolute rule...

A country with no political parties and an absolute monarch, critics have called eSwatini's elections a sham. Authorities claim the polls "preserve its very rich cultures and traditions."...

 2018-09-21 03:51 

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Angela Merkel wants EU migrant deals with North African nations...

The German chancellor views the EU-Turkey migrant deal as a model for working with North African countries. Following an informal EU summit, the bloc decided to broaden engagement with Arab states to stem migration....

 2018-09-21 01:50 

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No place to live: Germany's daunting urban housing market...

Finding an apartment in a Germany city is hard work these days. That is especially true for those who have little money. In the countryside, in contrast, there is ample housing for all....

 2018-09-21 01:13 

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Colombia closes 'illegal' Pablo Escobar narco museum...

The museum was part of the "narco tours" offered in Medellin highlighting the life and times of Pablo Escobar. "We have to tell the story, not the mobsters," Medellin's mayor said....

 2018-09-21 01:04 

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Nigerian police recover stolen state oil funds...

A Nigerian police investigation has retrieved hundreds of millions of dollars in stolen state oil funds. It came as an Italian court sentenced two men to four years in jail in a case involving Eni and Shell in Nigeria....

 2018-09-21 00:20 

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German intelligence mulls putting largest Turkish-Islamic group under surveillance...

German intelligence is reportedly examining whether to put the Turkish-Islamic umbrella group DITIB under surveillance. The Turkish-state backed DITIB has been at the center of multiple controversies....

 2018-09-20 23:21 

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Scientists say ancient fossils made by earliest animals...

Researchers say the fossils were made by an animal that existed more than 20 million years ago, before the Cambrian Period. The animal was soft and watery, and it may have looked something like a slug or jellyfish....

 2018-09-20 22:02 

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When church bells were transformed into weapons of war**...

On September 21, church bells will ring out throughout the whole of Europe in remembrance of the end of WWI. During the war many bells were melted down into artillery guns. The pain of this loss united the people....

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