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 2022-08-04 13:21 

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Blinken in Africa: Wielding more influence on the continent...

On his second trip to Africa, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will persue South Africa to a more critical stance on the Ukraine-Russia war and address armed clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....

 2022-08-04 12:21 

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Islamabad's difficult relations with the Pakistani Taliban...

The Afghan Taliban are mediating peace talks between Islamabad and the Pakistani Taliban, but many rights activists in the South Asian country are critical of these negotiations....

 2022-08-04 11:47 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: UN nuclear watchdog again asks for access to Zaporizhzhia plant...

The International Atomic Energy Agency head also said there was no daily contact with the plant. NATO Secretary-General called Russia's war against Ukraine an attack on the current world order. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-08-04 11:47 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Ukraine, Russia report heavy fighting in Donetsk suburbs...

Both Russia and Ukraine say the suburbs of Donetsk are besieged by heavy fighting. The International Atomic Energy Agency head also said there was no daily contact with the plant. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-08-04 11:47 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Heavy fighting reported on the outskirts of Donetsk...

Russia and Ukraine say the suburbs of Donetsk are besieged by heavy clashes. The International Atomic Energy Agency head also said there was no daily contact with Europe's largest nuclear plant. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-08-04 11:08 

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Germany's energy U-turn: Coal instead of gas...

Berlin has realized that energy imports from Russia will never again reach the levels from before the Ukraine war. So, the challenge is to wean Germany off its dependence on Russian energy sources. And to do so quickly....

 2022-08-04 11:08 

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Bundesliga ticket prices: Borussia Dortmund pricey, Bayern Munich among cheapest...

How much does it cost to attend a Bundesliga game? Which club offers the cheapest tickets? Can you really watch Bayern Munich every week for less than 10? And why is DW considering buying a season ticket at Wolfsburg?...

 2022-08-04 09:49 

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Russian contract soldiers increasingly jailed in occupied Donbas...

Ever more Russian soldiers are refusing to fight Putin's war. Human rights activists report many "refuseniks" are being jailed in Russian-controlled areas of Ukraine where they are subjected to violence and abuse....

 2022-08-04 09:14 

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Superhero film 'Batgirl' canceled...

"Batgirl," a high-profile, nearly finished movie, has been shelved by Warner Bros and won't be released or streamed....

 2022-08-04 08:49 

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Mega metal party begins at Wacken...

For two years, the world's biggest metal festival took a break due to coronavirus restrictions. Now 75,000 fans from all over the world are ready for a new Wacken experience....

 2022-08-04 08:48 

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Myanmar charges Japanese journalist with provoking dissent...

Toru Kubota is the fifth foreign journalist detained in Myanmar since the military seized power in February 2021. He is accused of stoking dissent against the military government....

 2022-08-04 08:09 

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Venezuela's gold saga set to continue despite London ruling...

The judicial battle over 31 tons of Venezuelan gold has taken a new twist after a court in London ruled that opposition leader Juan Guaido should be in control of it. The Maduro administration will appeal the ruling....

 2022-08-04 08:01 

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Pelosi meets leaders in South Korea, reportedly plans DMZ visit after contentious Taiwan trip...

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is in Seoul to meet with political leaders. Pelosi was said to have planned a visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the border with North Korea....

 2022-08-04 07:35 

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Australia: Parts of Great Barrier Reef record highest coral cover in 36 years...

A new report said the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef showed the highest levels of hard coral cover since 1985. But experts still warn the UNESCO World Heritage Site is at risk....

 2022-08-04 07:20 

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Why Taiwan semiconductors are key for global high tech...

While Russian gas can be replaced with other forms of energy, microchips made in Taiwan are indispensable. The country's chip giant TSMC has attained a global market dominance of truly systemic proportions....

 2022-08-04 05:36 

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Germany: Fire, explosions at Berlin police munitions facility...

Firefighters have responded to a blaze in the upscale Grunewald forest in the west of the German capital. A police munitions facility was affected and emergency services reported explosions at the scene....

 2022-08-04 03:13 

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China gears for live-fire drills around Taiwan...

Beijing is set to launch major military exercises encircling the island in a show of force after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's controversial visit to Taiwan....

 2022-08-04 03:13 

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China begins live-fire drills around Taiwan...

Beijing has launched major military exercises encircling the island in a show of force after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's controversial visit. Taiwan has decried the "illegitimate, irresponsible" drills....

 2022-08-04 02:15 

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US Senate backs Finland and Sweden NATO membership bids...

The US became the latest NATO member to support Helsinki and Stockholm joining the alliance. President Joe Biden hailed the 95-1 bipartisan vote as "historic."...

 2022-08-04 00:10 

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Iraq: Al-Sadr rules out talks, demands early elections...

After his supporters stormed parliament and declared a sit-in, influential Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr dismissed calls for dialogue with an Iran-backed faction and called for the dissolution of the legislature....

 2022-08-03 22:36 

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US: Biden signs order to protect travel for abortion...

The order will facilitate out of state travel for abortion to parts of the country where the procedure is still legal. The move comes amid Republican-led attempts to outlaw abortion following the reversal of Roe v. Wade....

 2022-08-03 21:04 

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijan, Armenia trade blame over renewed clashes...

The EU has demanded an end to the fighting, which left several soldiers dead. Yerevan and Baku pointed fingers at one another over the latest violence....

 2022-08-03 19:43 

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Iceland: Volcano erupts near key Keflavik airport...

Officials warned tourists and locals to stay away from the Fagradalsfjall mountain near Reykjavik following a volcanic eruption. The eruption was preceded by a series of earthquakes....

 2022-08-03 18:14 

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French lawmakers endorse 20 billion anti-inflation package...

After a heated debate, France's National Assembly voted in favor of raising pensions, capping rent increases and allowing companies to pay out higher tax-free bonuses....

 2022-08-03 18:00 

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Factcheck: The fake love story of Nancy Pelosi and Hu Xijin...

An alleged wedding photo of Nancy Pelosi is currently circulating on the web. It is supposed to show the speaker of the US House of Representatives with Chinese journalist Hu Xijin. But the entire story is a fake....

 2022-08-03 17:54 

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Austrian doctor's death puts spotlight on hate speech...

The death of the Austrian doctor Lisa-Maria Kellermayr has sparked fresh calls for greater protection for medical professionals against abuse. Police is investigating suspects in Germany....

 2022-08-03 17:31 

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Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook attack was not a hoax but '100% real'...

This US conspiracy theorist had lied about the Sandy Hook school shooting for years. But, facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit, he now admits he was wrong....

 2022-08-03 17:27 

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Germany considers U-turn on nuclear phaseout...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has raised the possibility of lengthening the life of the country's nuclear power stations. Berlin's decision to get rid of the plants has come under question amid energy security concerns....

 2022-08-03 17:16 

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China, Taiwan, the US: A long, complicated relationship...

Nancy Pelosi's unexpected trip to Taiwan sparked significant tensions with Communist China. While the US formally has a "One China" policy, it also supplies Taiwan with modern weapons systems....

 2022-08-03 16:16 

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Ukraine: Situation at Europe's largest nuclear plant 'out of control'...

After Russian forces occupied a Ukraine nuclear power plant in March, the situation has deteriorated says the UN's nuclear energy chief....

 2022-08-03 15:46 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: UN to look into attack that killed Ukrainian POWs in Donetsk...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said though it won't be a criminal investigation, a fact-finding mission will find the "truth about what has happened" in Olenivka. DW rounds up the latest....

 2022-08-03 15:31 

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Chinese fighter jets enter Taiwan's air defense zone...

With senior US lawmaker Nancy Pelosi ending her visit to Taiwan, the island's officials reported 27 Chinese military jets in its air defense zone. China is due to hold live-fire naval drills in the area this week....

 2022-08-03 15:29 

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DR Congo wants to kick out UN spokesman after protests...

Deadly anti-UN protests in the country have caused the Congolese to reexamine their relationship with the blue helmets....

 2022-08-03 15:00 

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Kenya election: Female aspirants face abuse...

Despite a gender quota in its 2010 constitution, men continue to dominate politics in Kenya. As a result, many women who fight for political participation suffer harassment, with no consequences for the abusers....

 2022-08-03 15:00 

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OrganEx may save donor organs by 'telling' cells not to die...

Researchers have developed a system that can halt or reverse cell damage. They hope it will prevent cell death in organs needed for transplant surgery....

 2022-08-03 15:00 

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Kenyan election: Female candidates face violence, abuse...

Despite a gender quota in its 2010 constitution, men continue to dominate Kenyan politics. Many women who fight for political participation suffer harassment and even violence, with no apparent consequences for abusers....

 2022-08-03 14:45 

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What was slain al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri doing in Afghanistan?...

For years, the Taliban have denied link to al-Qaeda, but the killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul tells a different story. Is Afghanistan becoming a hub for international terrorist groups once again?...

 2022-08-03 14:45 

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What was slain al-Qaida leader al-Zawahiri doing in Afghanistan?...

For years, the Taliban have denied links to al-Qaida but the killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul tells a different story. Is Afghanistan becoming a hub for international terrorist groups once again?...

 2022-08-03 14:45 

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What was slain al-Qaida head, al-Zawahiri, doing living in downtown Kabul?...

The Taliban have denied links to al-Qaida for years. But the fact that Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in downtown Kabul suggests those denials are false. Is Afghanistan becoming a hub for terror once again?...

 2022-08-03 14:06 

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Iran: Nuclear negotiators headed to Vienna for talks to revive 2015 deal...

Iranian state media reported Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani is traveling to Vienna. Tehran said it is ready to reach a deal, but one that guarantees its rights....

 2022-08-03 14:03 

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Man charged with murder over 1991 asylum shelter fire...

A man has been charged with the murder and attempted murder of people staying at a shelter for asylum seekers in western Germany in the early 1990s....

 2022-08-03 13:43 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Istanbul inspectors clear grain ship headed for Lebanon...

The first Ukrainian grain ship has entered the Bosporus after being given the green light to proceed. The EU does not know how many Ukrainians have gone home after being given protected status. DW rounds up the latest....

 2022-08-03 13:09 

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Bundesliga: Haller diagnosis and Sle injury rock Borussia Dortmund's preparations...

BVB get their campaign underway at home to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday, but Sebastien Haller's cancer diagnosis and Niklas Sle's injury have already disrupted preparations. Coach Edin Terzic is picking up the pieces....

 2022-08-03 12:59 

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Is China preparing to invade Taiwan?...

After Nancy Pelosi's visit, China is preparing its largest military show of force in decades surrounding the island. Some Taiwanese are worried, others say Beijing's tactics have not changed....

 2022-08-03 12:59 

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Taiwan on edge following Pelosi's visit...

After Nancy Pelosi's visit, China is preparing its largest military show of force in decades surrounding the island. Some Taiwanese are worried; others say Beijing's tactics have not changed....

 2022-08-03 11:26 

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Nigeria: Illegal oil refineries thriving despite government crackdown...

Refining oil illegally is so lucrative in Nigeria that many engage in the practice despite the dangers and a government crackdown. Some of those involved told DW they had no other option to earn a living....

 2022-08-03 11:26 

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Nigeria: Illegal oil refineries thrive despite government crackdown...

Refining oil illegally is so lucrative in Nigeria that many engage in the practice despite the dangers and a government crackdown. Some of those involved told DW they had no other option to earn a living....

 2022-08-03 11:06 

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Germany's Scholz says Russia blocking gas turbine delivery...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says he is calling Russia's bluff over a repaired turbine that Russia says is the reason for its decision to cut gas supplies. Moscow claims sanctions are stopping the part's delivery....

 2022-08-03 10:34 

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich expecting Matthijs de Ligt to lead from the back...

Bayern kick off the new Bundesliga season away at Frankfurt on Friday night. While Sadio Mane is tasked with replacing Robert Lewandowski up front, Matthijs de Ligt is expected to assume a leadership role at the back....

 2022-08-03 10:29 

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Germany's Schrder touts possible Ukraine ceasefire, says he met Putin again...

The former German chancellor, whose retirement jobs in the Russian energy sector and close ties to Putin have earned him much scorn at home and abroad, said he believed a grain export deal could lead to ceasefire talks....

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