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 2022-05-28 01:44 

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Ukraine: Biden accuses Russia of trying to 'eliminate a culture' — live updates...

US President Joe Biden says Russia's Vladimir Putin is trying to erase Ukrainian culture and identity. Meanwhile, Ukraine's leader vowed resistance to Russian advances in the eastern Donbas region. Follow DW for more....

 2022-05-27 23:15 

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US: NRA speakers reject new gun laws during Texas conference...

The National Rifle Association held its annual meeting in the wake of one of the deadliest US school massacres in a decade. Speakers such as Donald Trump said gun restrictions would not stop the rise of mass shootings....

 2022-05-27 19:06 

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Opinion: Police violence in Brazil is not just Bolsonaro's fault...

The death of a black man in a police car in Brazil has sparked huge protests. Police violence and racism need to become top election campaign issues if things are going to change, writes DW's Astrid Prange de Oliveira....

 2022-05-27 16:58 

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Iran says it has seized two Greek tankers in Persian Gulf...

Greece has accused Iran of "piracy" after Tehran said it had seized Greek-flagged vessels in the Persian Gulf. Days ago, Greece said it would deliver Iranian oil seized from a Russian tanker to Washington....

 2022-05-27 16:45 

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Texas shooting: 'Wrong decision' not to breach classroom earlier...

A Texas official has admitted mistakes during the Uvalde school massacre and says children had repeatedly called 911 asking for help, including one who pleaded: "Please send the police now."...

 2022-05-27 16:27 

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US: NRA holds Texas conference days after school shooting...

The controversial and powerful gun lobby saw numerous high-profile guests drop out from its annual meeting that came just days after one of the deadliest school massacres in a decade....

 2022-05-27 15:32 

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German minister slams Putin over food crisis on Ukraine trip...

Development Minister Svenja Schulze has called on Russia to allow delivery of tens of thousands of tons of grain stuck in Ukrainian ports. She also pledged Germany's help in reconstruction....

 2022-05-27 15:19 

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Which European dish would you like to try locally?...

Wiener schnitzel in Vienna? Pizza in Naples? Or Hungarian goulash in Budapest? A dish always tastes best where it comes from. Which European specialty would you like to eat where it was invented?...

 2022-05-27 15:19 

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The China shock: Germany turns away from its biggest trading partner...

China persecutes the Uyghurs and backs Russia's war in Ukraine. That's prompting Berlin to rethink its relations with Beijing. But this 'systemic rival' is also Germany's biggest trading partner....

 2022-05-27 15:16 

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Berlin museum returns dozens of artifacts to Namibia...

More than 20 looted objects from Namibia — including jewelry, tools, fashion and dolls — are being sent back to the country. The loan is the latest move by Germany to address its colonial past....

 2022-05-27 15:16 

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Berlin museum returns artifacts to Namibia...

More than 20 looted objects from Namibia — including jewelry, tools, fashion and dolls — are being sent back to the country. The loan is the latest move by Germany to address its colonial past....

 2022-05-27 15:08 

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Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard: A mudslinging spectacle...

With the livestream of the actors' legal dispute dominating social media, how has it impacted public perceptions as well as survivors of sexual violence?...

 2022-05-27 15:03 

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China rejects Blinken speech as 'smear'...

Beijing has accused the US of spreading "disinformation" after Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned China could try to upend the international order....

 2022-05-27 14:56 

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Ghana and Uganda ban grain and food exports...

Global food protectionism is now in full swing. After India, some major EU food exporting nations like Hungary halted the export of certain crops. Many African countries are also banning the export of their produce....

 2022-05-27 14:28 

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What's behind eastern Germans' empathy for Russia?...

For decades, many in former East Germany felt closer to Russia than their western compatriots. But opposition to Russia's war on Ukraine now outweighs historical grievances about the West....

 2022-05-27 13:55 

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Nigeria's hopeless fight against corruption...

Seven years after President Muhammadu Buhari promised to swiftly defeat corruption, Nigerians who are now worse off than they were in 2015 doubt that the president's anti-graft war will ever succeed....

 2022-05-27 13:40 

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Ukraine: Separatists claim to have control of key Donbas town — live updates...

Russian-backed separatists claim control of key Donbas town; UN records over 4,000 civilian deaths since invasion. Follow DW for more...

 2022-05-27 13:08 

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Ukraine: Emigrant men trapped by martial law...

A number of Ukrainian men permanently living abroad were visiting their native country when the war broke out. Now, many of them can't leave....

 2022-05-27 12:11 

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How Vietnam's economy benefits from China's pandemic policy...

Unlike China, Vietnam has largely overcome the pandemic and wants to continue building on its economic success story from recent years. Can Hanoi sustain long-term growth?...

 2022-05-27 11:46 

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Scholz: Putin's war not just against Ukraine, but European values too...

"Putin must not be allowed to get away with his cynical, inhuman war," the German chancellor in remarks to a major Catholic conference. Scholz warned Moscow is attempting to instrumentalize the impending food crisis....

 2022-05-27 11:26 

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Pakistan's citizens feel the brunt of political tug-of-war...

Political instability coupled with a severe economic crisis has compounded the suffering of common Pakistanis. The country's ruling class doesn't seem to care much....

 2022-05-27 11:20 

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G7 agrees 'concrete steps' to phase out coal...

At the end of their Berlin summit, G7 energy and climate ministers pledged to largely stop generating electricity with fossil fuels by 2035. The move comes amid unease over energy security due to the war in Ukraine....

 2022-05-27 10:51 

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Steve McManaman: 'Liverpool are an impossible team to play against'...

When Liverpool meet Real Madrid in the Champions League final on Saturday, it will be a meeting between Steve McManaman's former sides. He speaks to DW about split loyalties and his finest hour in Paris....

 2022-05-27 10:14 

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Brazil: Outrage after man asphyxiates during police arrest...

Viral videos showed Brazilian police forcing a 38-year-old Black man into the trunk of an SUV with smoke emerging from the vehicle. The man, identified as Genivaldo de Jesus Santos, died from asphyxiation....

 2022-05-27 10:05 

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Brazil: Video of police forcing man into smoke-filled car sparks outrage...

Viral videos showed Brazilian police forcing a 38-year-old Black man into the trunk of an SUV with smoke emerging from the vehicle. The man, identified as Genivaldo de Jesus Santos, died from asphyxiation....

 2022-05-27 09:37 

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Russian gas imports: Czech Republic and Slovakia scramble for alternatives...

The Czech Republic and Slovakia rely heavily on Russian gas imports. Now, the Ukraine war and skyrocketing gas costs have forced both countries to consider other energy sources....

 2022-05-27 09:29 

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Champions League: Liverpool, Real Madrid offer nostalgia as sportswashing looms...

Two of the three most successful clubs in European history meet in the Champions League final on Saturday in Paris. But in a season defined by events off the pitch, the specter of the state-owned clubs looms large....

 2022-05-27 09:12 

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Things are looking up again in Africa's tourism sector...

Africa's tourism industry all but disappeared during the pandemic, but since the start of 2022, travelers are returning to the continent. DW's Arian Kriesch reports from Cape Town....

 2022-05-27 08:34 

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China, Russia veto UN resolution on tougher North Korea sanctions...

The 13-2 vote in favor of the resolution was not enough to secure its adoption as Beijing and Moscow have veto-rights. The US said the rejection means Pyongyang "will feel free to take further escalatory actions."...

 2022-05-27 08:32 

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What's the price for removing Poland's 'no' to EU corporate tax plan?...

A deal on a key EU tax reform being held up by Warsaw is set to be inked if the bloc unlocks post-COVID reconstruction funds. But critics fear Brussels could be giving a green light to Poland's democratic backsliding....

 2022-05-27 07:42 

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Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies at 60...

Tributes have been paid to one of the founding members of the British electronic band Depeche Mode. Fletcher, who was 60, helped define the sound of 1980s and 90s synth-pop and alternative rock....

 2022-05-27 07:02 

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Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 50 civilians in flare-up of violence...

The victims were attacked while trying to escape a blockade set up by extremists, survivors said. The area of eastern Burkina Faso has seen a recent surge in attacks....

 2022-05-27 06:56 

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Learning to live with water scarcity...

Regions around the world are facing drought and water shortage, even where rain was once abundant — and that will only worsen as the planet warms. In many parts of the world, cities and countries are learning to adapt....

 2022-05-27 04:56 

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Texas school shooting: Biden to console grieving families...

The first family will meet with community and religious leaders, as well as those who lost their loved ones to the violence that left 21 people — including 19 children — dead at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas....

 2022-05-27 00:09 

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Ukraine: Zelenskyy criticizes EU disunity on sanctions — live updates...

Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy is wondering why some in the EU "hold such power" to block the sixth package of sanctions against Russia, which includes an oil embargo. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-26 17:51 

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Ray Liotta: 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' star dies...

The 67-year-old passed away in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting a new film....

 2022-05-26 17:45 

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Belarusian opposition figures win Charlemagne Prize...

Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya, Veronika Zepkalo and Maria Kolesnikova received the Charlemagne Prize of 2022. German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said the Belarusian activists were the "bravest women in Europe."...

 2022-05-26 16:31 

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Ukraine says war in Donbas at 'maximum intensity' — live updates...

Meanwhile, Ukrainian authorities have accused two Russian soldiers of violating the laws of war during shelling in Kharkiv and are seeking 12 year prison terms. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-26 14:51 

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Blinken warns China threat greater than Russia long term...

Whilst Russia represents an immediate threat, the long-term one China poses to the global order is more serious, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said....

 2022-05-26 14:43 

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Kevin Spacey: UK prosecutors charge actor with sexual assault...

The Hollywood actor faces charges of four counts of sexual assault against three men in the UK....

 2022-05-26 13:41 

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Almuth Schult targeting eighth German Cup triumph ahead of move to Los Angeles...

Veteran goalkeeper Almuth Schult is looking forward to Euro 2022 and a new chapter in Los Angeles. But she still has one final goal in Germany: an eighth German Cup triumph in her final game for Wolfsburg....

 2022-05-26 13:37 

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Nepal: What happened to China's 'Belt and Road' projects?...

Nepal's ruling party has become increasingly wary of China's expansive Belt and Road Initiative amid Sri Lanka's financial collapse, fresh loans from the US, and a shift towards India....

 2022-05-26 12:59 

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G7: Germany urges leading role in coal phaseout...

The climate talks in Berlin are focusing not only on the war in Ukraine and Russian energy, but also how the G7 nations can take a lead on the phasing out of coal....

 2022-05-26 12:27 

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Opinion: Enough talking — it's time to act...

Never has the mood at the World Economic Forum in Davos been so low. The world has reached a crossroads, says DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge. But merely discussing crises doesn't help. We must take action, she argues....

 2022-05-26 12:14 

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Kashmir: Will separatist leader Malik's life sentence lead to more violence?...

India says separatist leader Yasin Malik was responsible for funding "terrorism." However, Malik is also considered by some an advocate of using non-violent means to solve Kashmir's tensions with New Delhi....

 2022-05-26 11:30 

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Ukraine starts new war crimes trial against Russian soldiers — live updates...

Ukrainian authorities have accused two Russian soldiers of violating the laws of war during shelling in Kharkiv and are seeking 12 year prison terms. DW has the latest....

 2022-05-26 11:05 

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Philippines: Marcos Jr. to stand by South China Sea ruling...

The Philippines' incoming president vowed to prevent any foreign interference in the running of his country in comments aimed at Beijing's claims over the disputed South China Sea....

 2022-05-26 09:31 

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'Putin must not win this war,' Germany's Olaf Scholz tells Davos...

"We cannot allow Putin to win this war," the German leader said on the final day of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Russia's invasion of Ukraine has dominated talks in Davos, Switzerland....

 2022-05-26 09:27 

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Ukrainian football during wartime: World Cup still on the horizon...

Ukraine at the World Cup? Despite the war at home and months without a competitive match, the team and coach told DW of their determination to make it through the playoffs against Scotland and, potentially, Wales....

 2022-05-26 09:20 

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Germany's dirty Colombian coal...

Berlin wants to reduce its reliance on Russian coal by importing more from the biggest open-cast coal mine in Latin America. Its poor environmental and human rights standards have earned it the nickname "The Monster."...

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