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 2018-08-16 14:00 

Deutsche Welle

India's former Prime Minister Vajpayee dies...

India's former three-time prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died aged 93. The poet turned Hindu nationalist initiated Indian nuclear testing in the nineties but also led a diplomatic bus trip to rival Pakistan....

 2018-08-16 13:44 

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9 shootings in 50 days: Italy's ugly face of racism...

A string of alleged or openly racist attacks on minorities in Italy has fueled a debate about whether the country has a growing problem with racism and xenophobia. Ylenia Gostoli reports from Rome....

 2018-08-16 13:43 

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Germany nosedives in FIFA rankings after World Cup exit...

Germany's embarrassing World Cup exit cost them dearly in the FIFA rankings. They've hit their lowest ebb in more than 12 years. World champions France topped the charts for the first time in 16 years....

 2018-08-16 13:40 

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Orangutan conservation bears fruit on Borneo...

The Malaysian state of Sarawak is home to some of the largest but most at-risk populations of orangutans in the world. The Semenggoh Wildlife preserve is at the forefront of efforts to ensure they survive....

 2018-08-16 13:14 

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Frenchman jailed over hoax bomb call to delay plane in London...

After realizing he was running late for his flight, a 47-year-old London librarian made a hoax bomb call to delay the plane. Police said the move was "quite ridiculous" following his appearance before court....

 2018-08-16 11:47 

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Poland's president vetoes altered election rules...

Polish President Duda has vetoed a reform of European Parliament electoral rules that would favor bigger Polish parties. He himself may need the backing of smaller parties to be re-elected in two years' time....

 2018-08-16 11:38 

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UN to open Palestinian schools despite US funding cuts...

Even with a budget shortfall, UNRWA said it is crucial to "protect the fundamental right to education." But the UN agency charged with assisting Palestinian refugees has said they aren't "out of the woods" yet....

 2018-08-16 11:11 

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Mali: Incumbent Keita declared victor after disputed vote...

Mali electoral officials have named President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a poll marred by violence and accusations of fraud. Opposition leader Soumaila Cisse had already called on his supporters to "rise up."...

 2018-08-16 11:11 

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On a Greek shore, rich Turks spend despite the crisis...

Despite the Turkish lira crisis, tourists from the country are still flocking to Greece with ample funds in their pockets. Marianthi Milona reports from Alexandroupoli, where the contradictions of modern Turkey are felt....

 2018-08-16 10:23 

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Atlantia motorway operator: Not just active in Italy...

Linked to the bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy's Atlantia toll road operator has come under enormous pressure, seeing its shares tanking in Milan. With activities in many countries, the firm has a lot to lose....

 2018-08-16 09:59 

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Journalists' role in 1988 Gladbeck hostage crisis was 'unethical' - press council...

Manfred Protze was one of the reporters who closely followed the Gladbeck hostage-takers on their escape across Germany. Now a spokesman for the German Press Council, he views the drama with fresh perspective....

 2018-08-16 09:32 

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Thailand moves to ban importing e-waste and plastic...

In a bid to stop stockpiling garbage in Thailand, the government plans to ban imports of plastic and electronic waste. The environment minister has called on the Thai recycling industry to use domestic scrap first....

 2018-08-16 08:57 

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Toni Kroos: Mesut zil talked a lot of 'nonsense' when quitting German team...

Toni Kroos had strong words for Mesut zil, saying that the manner of his departure was "out of order." He also has said that he will carry on playing for Germany after the shock early exit from the World Cup....

 2018-08-16 08:07 

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Kim Jong Nam murder: Malaysia court orders suspects to present defense...

A Malaysian judge has refused to throw out the case of two women accused of assassinating the brother of North Korea's Kim Jong Un. The murder was "no prank," the judge said....

 2018-08-16 08:02 

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Germany tolerant of LGBT neighbors, but not Muslim ones...

While homophobia has seen a drastic decrease in Germany over the years, Islamophobia has remained stubbornly stagnant. A new Playboy poll has found that most Germans are opposed to mosques, hijab, and refugee homes....

 2018-08-16 07:42 

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'Islamic State' youth fighters keep the faith in prison...

Iraqi youngsters are doing time for their roles in the "Islamic State" terror group. Some will leave jail even more radicalized. As one of the first foreign journalists, Judit Neurink visited Irbil's juvenile prison....

 2018-08-16 07:40 

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US media fight back against Trump attacks...

US newspapers have launched a concerted campaign to counter President Donald Trump's attacks on the press dubbed #EnemyOfNone. Over 350 media outlets are carrying editorials stressing the importance of free journalism....

 2018-08-16 07:04 

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German politician targeted by haters over climate refugees...

Ricarda Lang received death and rape threats after her comments about supporting climate refugees were published. The spokeswoman for the Green Youths says she won't stop voicing her opinions despite the experience....

 2018-08-16 07:04 

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German hostage drama: The day the press became the story...

It was dubbed the "darkest hour" in postwar German media history. DW takes a look back at the Gladbeck hostage drama and how coverage of the event 30 years ago shattered the nation and redefined the rules of reporting....

 2018-08-16 07:00 

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Afghanistan: Gunmen attack spy training center in Kabul...

An Afghan official has described an "ongoing" attack on the training center. Afghan security forces have joined the battle, according to authorities....

 2018-08-16 06:14 

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China, US to resume trade talks...

China has said it will hold a fresh round of trade talks with the United States in Washington later this month, providing some hope that the current conflict between the world's two largest economies can be defused....

 2018-08-16 04:17 

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Egyptian mummy in Turin museum proves embalming predates the Pharaohs...

In the Egyptian Museum since the 1900s, the mummy affectionately known as Fred has provided scientists with the recipe used for ancient embalming. It also shows bodies were embalmed 1,500 years earlier than thought....

 2018-08-16 03:22 

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Homosexual Afghan not 'gay enough' for asylum in Austria...

A migration official said the introverted nature of the 18-year-old refugee was at odds with homosexuals "being rather social." The young man feared for his safety in Afghanistan, where homosexuality is illegal....

 2018-08-16 01:25 

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Campsite owners risk charges in France as caretaker's body found...

Confirmation of the German caretaker's death means the camp's owners could be prosecuted for involuntary homicide. A flash flood swept through the camp forcing the evacuation of more than a hundred children....

 2018-08-16 00:15 

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Brazil: Lula da Silva launches presidential candidacy - from prison...

Electoral authorities have to determine if the embattled ex-president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva's controversial candidacy is legal, given his criminal conviction. Lula is the current frontrunner in the October elections....

 2018-08-15 23:22 

Deutsche Welle

German river levels fall in heat, drought as farmers seek help...

An unusually long period of heat and drought, especially in northern and eastern Germany, has seen river water levels fall to the lowest in years. Farmers are seeking help as their crops wither in the fields....

 2018-08-15 21:41 

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UEFA Super Cup: Atletico see off rivals Real Madrid in Tallinn...

Saul Niguez's fine volley helped Atletico Madrid beat rivals Real Madrid for the first time in European competition to claim the UEFA Super Cup. Real Madrid get off to a losing start under new coach Julen Lopetegui....

 2018-08-15 20:50 

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Tajikistan journalist Khayrullo Mirsaidov fighting for freedom and transparency...

Journalist Khayrullo Mirsaidov could spend years behind bars. His crime: calling out government corruption. An international campaign is working to set him free and protect free expression in Tajikistan....

 2018-08-15 20:50 

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Tajikistan journalist fights for freedom, transparency...

Journalist Khayrullo Mirsaidov could spend years behind bars. His crime: calling out government corruption. An international campaign is working to set him free and protect free expression in Tajikistan....

 2018-08-15 20:45 

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Stolen Buddha statue spotted in UK, returned to India...

A miniature Buddha statue stolen from India over five decades ago has been handed back to the country's high commission in London. Police said it was spotted at a British trade fair....

 2018-08-15 20:27 

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Philipp Lahm set to front 2024 European Championship committee...

Philipp Lahm will be head of Germany's European Championship organizing committee if Germany wins the right to host the 2024 tournament. Germany face competition from Turkey to hosts the event....

 2018-08-15 20:19 

Deutsche Welle

US condemns Turkey's 'retaliatory' tariffs...

Washington has said Turkey's tariffs on US products ranging from cars to tobacco was "a step in the wrong direction." Ankara's diplomatic and trade spat with Washington has contributed to a full-blown currency crisis....

 2018-08-15 19:31 

Deutsche Welle

Italy declares state of emergency after Genoa bridge collapse...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has declared a 12-month state of emergency in Genoa after the collapse of the Morandi Bridge. The cause of the collapse remains unclear but several possibilities have been flagged....

 2018-08-15 19:10 

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Turkey frees local Amnesty head...

Taner Kilic is charged with supporting a US-based cleric who Ankara blames for a failed coup in 2016. His arrest was one of several cases that have raised concerns over Turkey's human rights record....

 2018-08-15 19:05 

Deutsche Welle

Italy's populists dismissed Genoa bridge fears as 'fairytales'...

Italy's Five Star Movement, now in government, claimed in 2013 that an imminent collapse was a "fairytale." Resignation calls in the wake of Genoa's bridge collapse are being resisted by road operator Autostrade....

 2018-08-15 19:05 

Deutsche Welle

Italy's populists dismissed Genoa bridge fears as 'fairytale'...

Italy's Five Star Movement, now in government, claimed in 2013 that an imminent collapse was a "fairytale." Resignation calls in the wake of Genoa's bridge collapse are being resisted by road operator Autostrade....

 2018-08-15 18:45 

Deutsche Welle

Time running out for the EU's changing clocks?...

Tired of going back and forth: Should the European Union remain forever in summer's daylight saving time? A survey across the bloc on the question has received a record number of responses....

 2018-08-15 16:42 

Deutsche Welle

German court: Bring back bin Laden's suspected bodyguard...

A court in the western German city of Mnster has ruled that the deportation of Sami A. from Germany was illegal. The Islamist, who had been living in Germany for nearly 20 years, was deported to Tunisia last month....

 2018-08-15 16:24 

Deutsche Welle

Russia: Rights groups slam teenage trials...

A young woman is on trial in Moscow for allegedly founding an extremist group - one of a number of teenagers Russian authorities are prosecuting. Human rights groups are concerned, reports Miodrag Soric from Moscow....

 2018-08-15 16:08 

Deutsche Welle

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world...

World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era....

 2018-08-15 15:46 

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Niger and Germany a questionable friendship...

In its efforts to staunch the flow of migrants from Africa, Germany sees Niger as a key partner. But it risks supporting a president who is becoming increasingly authoritarian, warns DW's Thomas Msch....

 2018-08-15 15:36 

Deutsche Welle

Cambodia: Hun Sen sweeps all in election result...

All 125 seats in Cambodia's parliament were won by the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to official results just published. Rights groups say the vote was a sham after a crackdown on a rival party....

 2018-08-15 15:13 

Deutsche Welle

Twitter suspends Infowars' Alex Jones for a week...

The action follows a tweet by the far-right figure calling for violence against media and others. Twitter had so far refused to take Jones' account offline, saying the conspiracy theorist did not violate its rules....

 2018-08-15 14:52 

Deutsche Welle

Singapore copes with record-high elderly suicide rate...

In 2017, Singapore recorded its highest-ever number of suicides among people aged over 60. DW spoke with a suicide prevention specialist about what is causing this alarming trend and how the community is taking action....

 2018-08-15 14:25 

Deutsche Welle

President Trump's Global Gag Rule endangers lives in Africa...

US President Donald Trump reintroduced and expanded the Global Gag Rule to curb access to abortion services. A decision taken in far-away Washington has dire implications for African women....

 2018-08-15 14:03 

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Caspian Sea deal benefits Russia, troubles Iran...

The five countries bordering the landlocked Caspian Sea recently struck a deal to resolve their longstanding dispute over its ownership. Experts say the agreement makes Russia the "de facto naval power" in the region....

 2018-08-15 14:00 

Deutsche Welle

Russia refuses to pardon jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov...

Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov has been on hunger strike in a Russian jail for more than three months. Now the Kremlin has rejected his mother's request for clemency, and said Sentsov should request the pardon himself....

 2018-08-15 13:46 

Deutsche Welle

What's behind the remarkable rise of German fintech Wirecard?...

When a little-known online payments firm from a small German town called Aschheim overtakes Deutsche Bank in stock market value, people tend to take notice. What makes Wirecard tick?...

 2018-08-15 13:37 

Deutsche Welle

Tarantulas: Cambodia's disappearing delicacy...

Eating a fried tarantula has become a popular photo opportunity for tourists in Cambodia. However, this delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders....

 2018-08-15 13:23 

Deutsche Welle

Gothenburg car fires: Swedish man arrested in Turkey...

Swedish police believe the series of car fires started by a number of youths were coordinated using smartphones. Police are yet to determine a motive for the attacks, which saw more than 100 cars burned or vandalized....

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