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 2018-08-21 13:26 

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Polina Semionova voted Female Dancer of the Year...

The Berlin-based Russian star ballerina Polina Semionova was honored by the prestigious yearly survey of international critics published by Tanz magazine....

 2018-08-21 12:51 

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Greece: Alexis Tsipras hails 'new era' after debt crisis...

The Greek prime minister has described a "day of redemption" after his country's bailout program officially ended. Greece's debt crisis was characterized by austerity, high unemployment and rampant poverty....

 2018-08-21 12:16 

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Bundesliga: Marco Reus could be the answer to Borussia Dortmund's search for a striker...

BVB have just barely advanced to the second round of the German Cup, and the striker question lingers. After Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's departure came Michy Batshuayi, but now what? Perhaps they already have a solution....

 2018-08-21 11:59 

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High Five: 5 untranslatable terms for joy and happiness...

What makes people happy? That differs from country to country. And that's why different languages have different words for it....

 2018-08-21 11:25 

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Hitchhiking robot HitchBOT comes to Paderborn museum...

A well-traveled HitchBOT robot will be on display at the Heinz Nixdorf Museum in Paderborn, Germany. HitchBOT traveled through Germany in 2015, visiting sites such as the Brandenburg Gate and Cologne's cathedral....

 2018-08-21 11:24 

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Refugees integrating into German jobs market, says agency...

Refugees are being well integrated into Germany's jobs market, the country's employment agency has said. New figures show that in May 2018, more than 300,000 refugees were employed in Germany....

 2018-08-21 10:49 

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Former SS camp guard Jakiv Palij deported to Germany from US...

Former SS camp guard Jakiv Palij has landed in Dsseldorf, 14 years after his deportation order was signed in the US. But whether he faces trial in Germany remains far from clear....

 2018-08-21 10:35 

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Germany: Small arms exports down, light weapons up...

The German government has approved less small arms exports during the first six months of 2018 compared to last year. But critics have cast doubt on the decrease, saying light weapons sales have grown significantly....

 2018-08-21 10:15 

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Schalke: A band of 27 brothers and captains...

Schalke's rebuilding process is far from over. Heading into his second season in charge, head coach Domenico Tedesco and his men are set to face the challenge of competing on three fronts....

 2018-08-21 10:13 

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Strong women and Childish Gambino dominate the MTV Video Music Awards...

While the hard-hitting video "This Is America" about police brutality won three awards, many top nods went to female artists. And Madonna's tribute to the late Aretha Franklin was slammed online for being self-indulgent....

 2018-08-21 10:04 

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Workers in former East German states work more, for less...

It's 28 years since the former countries of East and West Germany were reunited as one, but there are still differences in the amount of hours workers there log, according to new data....

 2018-08-21 09:38 

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Several rockets fired at the presidential palace in Kabul...

As Afghan President Ashraf Ghani delivered his Eid al-Adha message, militants launched several rockets into the diplomatic zone, near the presidential palace. Police officials said no one was hurt....

 2018-08-21 09:27 

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Jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov 'will not die in silence'...

Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov has reached 100 days into his hunger strike. The chair of the European Film Academy, Agnieszka Holland, talked to DW about his sacrifice in solidarity with other political prisoners....

 2018-08-21 08:21 

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DW Health News: cycling to work will improve your health in more ways than one...

Do you know just how healthy cycling to work is? Or that women get more migraines than men? And that coffee doesn't help weight loss? DW brings you this week's health news, all in one handy guide!...

 2018-08-21 08:06 

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership vote...

After weeks of speculation and falling polls, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared the leadership open. It came after he ditched Australia's emissions targets in what was seen an attempt to keep his job....

 2018-08-21 07:17 

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Trump criticizes Federal Reserve again...

Since becoming US president, Donald Trump has not been shy to dispense with convention. Criticizing the Federal Reserve is one such area he has crossed into, particularly when it comes to the raising of interest rates....

 2018-08-21 07:01 

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Donald Trump fears 'perjury trap' in Russia probe...

In a broad interview, the US president has said he doesn't trust the impartiality of those investigating him. " A fervent critic of Mueller's probe into Russian meddling, Trump has said he "could run it if I want."...

 2018-08-21 03:56 

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Earth's magnetic poles can flip faster than first thought...

Earth's magnetic poles can flip sooner and faster than first thought. This could have major bearing on satellites orbiting the Earth....

 2018-08-21 01:24 

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Two Iranians indicted in US on spying charges...

The US Justice Department has indicted two Iranian men on spying charges. They were arrested earlier this month for the surveillance of a Jewish facility and gathering information on an Iranian militant group....

 2018-08-21 00:14 

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Germany poised to set world's largest current account surplus...

Germany is on track to record the world's largest current account surplus for a third consecutive year. The country's $299 billion surplus is poised to attract criticism, however, both at home and internationally....

 2018-08-20 22:52 

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Eagles hits album overtakes Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' in US all-time sales...

The Eagles' greatest hits album has surpassed the late Michael Jackson's "Thriller" as the best-selling album of all-time in the US. The country-rock band has sold more than 150 million albums and continues to tour....

 2018-08-20 22:25 

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French energy giant Total officially pulls out of Iran...

France's Total had signed up last year to a $4.8 billion Iranian gas field project. However, it was forced to backtrack after the US threatened to impose penalties on any business found still doing business with Iran....

 2018-08-20 21:51 

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Brazil's army leads police in operation against drug gangs in Rio slums...

Brazil's army has been given command of police by the president in the violence-wracked state of Rio de Janeiro. Human rights groups expressed concern about unacceptable killings....

 2018-08-20 20:58 

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Opinion: Germany should help Turkey stay tied to the West...

Germany is worried about Turkey's economic stability but not enough to offer financial aid. Yet German support could be just the tool to keep Recep Tayyip Erdogan from turning his back on the EU, writes DW's Seda Serdar....

 2018-08-20 20:39 

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UN human rights chief says Security Council members risk UN's survival...

The outgoing UN human rights chief has said the five permanent members wield too much power as they can veto resolutions even in cases of alleged injustices. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein has been outspoken during his term....

 2018-08-20 19:46 

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Flash flood kills hikers in Italy's Calabria region...

At least eight hikers have died in southern Italy after heavy rain caused flash flooding in a deep mountain gorge. Authorities say it's unclear how many people are still missing....

 2018-08-20 19:05 

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German army shows off ailing NATO helicopter...

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is touring the ranks of the Bundeswehr this summer. But some of the military hardware she is admiring, like the NH90 helicopter, has seen more ground time than flight time....

 2018-08-20 18:57 

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German Cup live: Frth vs. Borussia Dortmund...

Borussia Dortmund play their first competitive game of the season under new coach Lucien Favre at Frth. Will the black and yellows breeze into the second round? Follow all the action live....

 2018-08-20 18:57 

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German Cup: Reus strikes at the death as Dortmund win dramatic duel in Frth...

Borussia Dortmund play their first competitive game of the season under new coach Lucien Favre at Frth. Will the black and yellows breeze into the second round? Follow all the action live....

 2018-08-20 18:35 

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'Fritz' — Europe's oldest gorilla — dies in German zoo...

Europe's oldest gorilla is dead. The mighty ape, named Fritz, was put to sleep at Nuremberg Zoo after becoming increasingly frail. Staff described him as "a real character" who had a weakness for raspberry jam....

 2018-08-20 18:34 

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Brazil vows to keep Venezuela border open despite tensions...

Brazil said it will not close its border with Venezuela despite attacks on migrants fleeing into the country. The government of the northern state of Roraima wants the Supreme Court to halt the entry of the immigrants....

 2018-08-20 17:58 

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Italy allows stranded migrants to dock in Sicily...

Rome had threatened to return the 177 migrants to Libya amid a standoff with Malta over who should take them. Local media reports suggested it would take some negotiations before the migrants are allowed to disembark....

 2018-08-20 17:53 

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Turkey lodges complaint at WTO over new US tariffs...

In a move earlier flagged by officials in Ankara, Turkey has lodged a complaint at the World Trade Organization against new US duties on steel and aluminum. The move comes amid an intensifying political spat with the US....

 2018-08-20 16:55 

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Inquiry into 'state capture' scandal begins in South Africa...

The commission is expected to investigate the extent of the influence of the wealthy Gupta family in South African politics. Local media dubbed the allegations as 'state capture.'...

 2018-08-20 15:59 

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Pope vows no more sexual abuse cover-ups in letter...

Pope Francis has appealed to Catholics around the world to help root out the scourge of child sexual abuse. In an unprecedented letter, he begged victims for forgiveness and vowed there would be no more cover-ups....

 2018-08-20 15:10 

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Greece 'opening a new chapter' as it emerges from bailout...

EU officials have praised Greece as it emerges from the biggest bailout in economic history. But is it a cause for celebration for the Greek people? DW put that question to EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici....

 2018-08-20 14:55 

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'Islamic State' claims responsibility for Chechnya attacks...

"Islamic State" has said it attacked two police outposts in Chechnya, with several police officers wounded. The predominantly Muslim southern Russian region has seen a spate of attacks by the jihadi group....

 2018-08-20 14:47 

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Turkey crisis: German government, business leaders dismiss talk of aid...

Germany is not planning financial aid to help Turkey deal with its currency crisis, the Berlin government says. Opportunities may arise to buy indebted Turkish firms, but for now German business leaders are indifferent....

 2018-08-20 14:28 

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WHO: Measles infections surge in Europe in 2018...

The World Health Organization has warned of a "dramatic increase" in measles infections in Europe in the first half of 2018. It said the situation was most alarming in Ukraine, and urged countries to boost immunization....

 2018-08-20 14:19 

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One-legged Venezuela man crosses South America on foot...

A Venezuelan man who lost a leg in a traffic accident has set out on a quixotic journey around South America, hoping to inspire his daughter and his beleaguered compatriots to pursue their dreams despite difficulties....

 2018-08-20 13:59 

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Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cisse: 'Truth always triumphs'...

Cisse still refuses to recognize the victory of incumbent President Ibrahim Boubar Keita in last week's runoff election, alleging electoral fraud. He spoke to DW in an exclusive interview to explain his concerns....

 2018-08-20 13:42 

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Should Germany snub artists who boycott Israel?...

Because of their support for the BDS movement, the band Young Fathers didn't perform at the Ruhrtriennale festival. In lieu of their concert, a heated debate was held on a topic that's affecting Germany's stages....

 2018-08-20 12:49 

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Japan sends home Asian Games basketballers for 'night with women'...

Four Japanese basketballers have been kicked out of the Asian Games in Indonesia for paying prostitutes for sex. The incident is embarrassing to Japan, which is to host the Olympics in two years' time....

 2018-08-20 12:49 

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Artists want to rebuild the Berlin Wall...

The Berlin Wall divided the city for 28 years. As from October, a fake replica is to be erected on the Unter den Linden boulevard. It is part of an art project of the cultural event Berliner Festspiele....

 2018-08-20 12:23 

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Is India afraid of political humor?...

In the past decade, stand-up comedy has become hugely popular in India. At the same time, comedians have come under fire for taking political swipes at the authorities. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi....

 2018-08-20 12:19 

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Philippine President Duterte confronts the limits of his power...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said that he is "exasperated"; and thinking about quitting the presidency. Who could take Duterte's place if he decides to step down? Ana P. Santos reports from Manila....

 2018-08-20 11:23 

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Aston Martin is recreating James Bond's 'Goldfinger' DB5...

Aston Martin is recreating a limited run of the 007 legendary DB5 cars. The vehicle will have the rotating license plates featured in movies including "Goldfinger,"; but there's no word on smoke screens or oil slicks....

 2018-08-20 10:58 

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Indian authorities worry about disease in flood-hit Kerala...

As water levels begin to drop, rescue efforts are underway for more than a thousand people left stranded by the floods. More than 400 people have died since the monsoon season began in Kerala....

 2018-08-20 10:34 

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The most dangerous mosquito-borne diseases...

Malaria, dengue fever, zika — mosquitoes aren't just annoying when they buzz around your ear at night, they can also infect us with countless illnesses. Here are some of the most dangerous ones....

 2018-08-20 10:22 

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Pepsi to buy Israel's SodaStream for $3.2 billion...

Pepsi, like many companies associated with the more sugary side of life, wants to improve its image. That is one of the reasons why it has moved to purchase the Israeli manufacturing company SodaStream....

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