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 2022-04-25 18:08 

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Opinion: Here's why Ukrainians dislike the German president so much...

In Germany, hardly anyone is familiar with the "Steinmeier formula" for Donbas. In Ukraine, however, it is not forgotten — and it's the reason why the German president is not welcome, says Yuri Andrukhovych....

 2022-04-25 18:08 

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Opinion: Here's why Ukrainians dislike the German president so much...

In Germany, hardly anyone is familiar with the "Steinmeier formula" for Donbas. In Ukraine, however, it is not forgotten — and it's the reason why the German president is not welcome, says Yuri Andrukhovych....

 2022-04-25 17:09 

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Coronavirus digest: Lockdown fears in China's Beijing...

Residents of Beijing have been panic buying food with heightened fears of a Shanghai-style lockdown. Germany's vaccine council has been asked to look into a second booster ahead of autumn. DW has the latest....

 2022-04-25 16:06 

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Turkey: Rights activist Osman Kavala sentenced to life in prison...

Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala has been found guilty of attempting to overthrow government by an Istanbul court. The rights activist was sentenced to life without possibility of parole....

 2022-04-25 15:46 

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Rwanda defends controversial asylum pact with the United Kingdom...

Kigali is hitting back at critics, justifying the controversial deal to relocate asylum seekers in Britain to Rwanda. Human rights groups and the United Nations have slammed the agreement as "unethical."...

 2022-04-25 15:12 

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Oldest person in the world, Kane Tanaka, dies at 119...

A Japanese woman believed to be the oldest in the world has died at the age of 119. Kane Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903, and saw the reigns of five Japanese emperors....

 2022-04-25 13:54 

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Kyiv Symphony Orchestra: 'Voice of Ukraine' tour comes to Germany...

The orchestra is determined to raise the voice of Ukrainian culture in the face of Russian attack, and begins the German leg of its Europe tour....

 2022-04-25 13:53 

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Hong Kong Foreign Correspondent's Club suspends human rights award over legal fears...

Citing legal concerns, the club has suspended the 26th edition of its human rights reporting award. Hong Kong's national security laws have stifled free press in the former bastion of democracy....

 2022-04-25 13:48 

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ISS: Commercial astronaut team heads back to Earth...

The four astronauts from American startup Axiom Space Inc. are expected to touch down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida. They are the first all-private crew to have stayed on the International Space Station....

 2022-04-25 13:37 

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Russia announces expulsion of 40 German diplomats in tit-for-tat move — live updates...

Russia's foreign ministry says it has made 40 German diplomatic staff "persona non grata." US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made a visit to Kyiv. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-25 11:33 

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Germany opens trial of Gambia death squad suspect...

Prosecutors in Germany accuse the man of crimes against humanity and murder in Gambia. Among the victims of the so-called "Junglers" death squad was a prominent journalist and AFP correspondent....

 2022-04-25 11:30 

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India: States prepare as COVID cases rise again...

The number of COVID infections is increasing again in India, but the rate of hospitalization remains low. The surge in cases coincides with the release of a WHO report claiming a higher death toll than reported....

 2022-04-25 11:08 

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Japan: Inflation rises due to COVID and Ukraine war...

Japan has not experienced sharp price rises since the 1970s, but its economy is now feeling the aftershocks of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine....

 2022-04-25 10:36 

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EU, India agree to deepen trade and tech ties amid Ukraine conflict...

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for talks in New Delhi. Climate and trade security — as well as the conflict in Ukraine — dominated the agenda....

 2022-04-25 09:13 

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Crypto FC: NFTs, hand dryers and big promises...

Crawley Town have become the first professional football club to be bought by a cryptocurrency firm. The new owners promise to "shake up the status quo" and recruit global fans with NFTs. Is this new dawn what it seems?...

 2022-04-25 08:58 

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Japan: Child confirmed dead as boat accident death toll rises to 11...

Rescuers are still searching for over a dozen people who were on a tour boat when it sank in northern Japan. Hopes for survivors are dwindling, however, as the region's waters are only a few degrees above freezing point....

 2022-04-25 07:39 

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More than just parties: Exploring Miami Beach's cultural side...

Despite its reputation as a party city, the US resort town has something for everyone. Its historic buildings hold clues about its popularity even during the pandemic....

 2022-04-25 05:36 

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World military spending hits all-time high, report finds...

The US and China spent the most on their military in 2021, accounting for 52% of the total global defense expenditure, according to a new SIPRI report. Russia also saw a spending jump ahead of its invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-04-25 04:16 

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Ukraine: US announces new military aid to Ukraine after Blinken, Austin visit — live updates...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made a secrecy-shrouded visit to Kyiv to tell President Zelenskyy that the US is intensifying efforts to help Ukraine. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-25 03:24 

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Nicaragua closes OAS office, expels staff...

Nicaragua's decision came amid international condemnation of President Daniel Ortega's reelection, with the US and the European Union pressing him to hold fresh elections....

 2022-04-25 02:44 

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Opinion: Macron needs to bring France back together...

Emmanuel Macron's victory against Marine Le Pen was narrower than five years ago. If he wants to stop the far right from rising further, the president will need to adapt his program — and his ways, Lisa Louis writes....

 2022-04-25 00:13 

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French presidential election: Macron defeats Le Pen to secure second term...

The centrist Emmanuel Macron has outclassed his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the second round of France's presidential election....

 2022-04-24 20:47 

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Slovenia: Newcomer set to oust right-wing premier Jansa...

Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa looks to have lost his reelection bid toa green-liberal opposition party led by Robert Golob, according to preliminary results....

 2022-04-24 18:07 

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Emmanuel Macron, unpopular, but president again...

Emmanuel Macron's win this time round was much tighter than in 2017, when he shattered France's traditional party system. DW profiles the French president....

 2022-04-24 18:01 

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Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election, exit polls show — live updates...

Exit polls show Emmanuel Macron has beaten far-right challenger Marine Le Pen to win reelection in the French presidential election. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-24 17:10 

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F1: Verstappen and Red Bull embarrass Ferrari at Imola...

Formula One world champion Max Verstappen delivered a dominant Emilia Romagna Grand Prix victory in the heart of Ferrari territory in Italy on Sunday to show he will not give up his title without a fight....

 2022-04-24 14:42 

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Ukraine blames Russia for Mariupol evacuation failure — live updates...

A senior negotiator on the Ukrainian side, Mykhailo Podoliak, urged "a real Easter truce" and asked Russia to consider "the remnants of its reputation." Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-24 12:41 

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Nigeria: Blast at illegal oil refinery kills scores...

At least 80 people have died in an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in southeastern Nigeria, emergency officials say. The disaster highlights the country's problems with oil theft amid high levels of poverty....

 2022-04-24 11:42 

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Barbra Streisand at 80: Still topping the charts...

She won over Hollywood and Broadway, and continues to release hit records. But even at 80, Barbra Streisand still sees herself as the girl next door....

 2022-04-24 08:53 

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Slovenia: Jansa faces off against newcomer Golob in tight parliamentary vote...

Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa, a Donald Trump admirer, is battling a challenge from his green-liberal rival, Robert Golob. The opposition has cast the vote as a "referendum on democracy."...

 2022-04-24 08:38 

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EU chief Ursula von der Leyen begins India tour...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is in New Delhi for her first official visit. She is set to hold talks on climate change, trade and security....

 2022-04-24 08:05 

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Mariupol: Before and after pictures show extent of devastation...

The southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol was once a thriving port city, with a population of about 440,000. The Russian army has turned it into a site of destruction and death....

 2022-04-24 07:22 

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Are there still Russian soldiers in Belarus?...

When Russia launched its attack on Ukraine, some of the troops invaded from Belarus in the north to occupy the areas around Kyiv and Chernihiv. They have now withdrawn — but are they still in Belarus?...

 2022-04-24 07:04 

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Ukraine urges 'Easter truce' in Mariupol on Orthodox holiday — live updates...

A senior negotiator on the Ukrainian side, Mykhailo Podolyak, urged "a real Easter truce" and asked Russia to consider "the remnants of its reputation." Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-24 06:38 

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Women less likely to recover from long COVID — UK study...

More than two-thirds of people hospitalized with COVID-19 still suffer symptoms a year later, UK researchers say. Women and obese people are most at risk of long COVID....

 2022-04-24 06:00 

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French presidential election: Voters head to the polls — live updates...

French voters are casting their ballots in the second round of the presidential election. They will choose between centrist President Emmanuel Macron and far-right challenger Marine Le Pen. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-24 06:00 

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French presidential election: Voters choose between Macron and Le Pen — live updates...

French voters are casting their ballots in the second round of the presidential election. They will choose between centrist President Emmanuel Macron and far-right challenger Marine Le Pen. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-24 00:39 

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Ukraine: Zelenskyy says Blinken, Austin will visit Kyiv — live updates...

It would be the highest-level visit by an American delegation since Russia began its invasion of Ukraine two months ago. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-23 20:20 

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Opinion: Bayern Munich's 10th title - joy or relief?...

Bayern Munich have won their 10th straight Bundesliga title, sparking renewed conversation about the competitive issues at the top of German football. Perhaps the biggest concern though, is the question of fun....

 2022-04-23 19:21 

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich's tenth title prompts celebration but also concern...

Ten league titles in a row should be cause for celebration, one might think. But Bayern Munich's latest triumph is accompanied by acute concern, both in Munich and further afield....

 2022-04-23 18:55 

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Germany: Climate activists protest against coal mine expansion...

As the energy debate rages on in Germany, thousands of demonstrators gathered in the northwestern village of Ltzerath to protest against the expansion of a coal mine....

 2022-04-23 16:50 

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'Not our fight': Why the Middle East doesn't fully support Ukraine...

Middle Eastern countries are still on the fence when it comes to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Their citizens are pointing out the West's double standards around conflict and refugees. Should Europe be worried?...

 2022-04-23 16:50 

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'Not our fight': Why the Middle East doesn't fully support Ukraine...

Middle Eastern countries are still on the fence when it comes to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Their citizens are pointing out the West's double standards around conflict and refugees. Should Europe be worried?...

 2022-04-23 15:44 

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New Ebola case confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo...

A new case of Ebola was reported by the Democratic Republic of Congo authorities, just four months after the end of the last outbreak....

 2022-04-23 15:23 

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Ukraine says missiles hit residential buildings in Odesa — live updates...

Ukraine says five people have been killed in Russian missile strikes on the southern city of Odesa. Meanwhile, Russian forces are reportedly trying to storm the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-23 15:00 

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EU strikes deal to tame internet giants, Google, Facebook...

The European Union agreed on new regulations that require social media companies and online marketplaces to remove illegal content. Advertisement targeting minors will also be banned....

 2022-04-23 14:54 

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Japan hunts for missing tour boat with 26 on board...

A search is underway for a missing sightseeing vessel with 26 people on board off the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Authorities lost contact with the boat after receiving a distress call....

 2022-04-23 08:42 

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Does the wave of Ukraine support hurt aid for other crises?...

As the international communtiy is focussed on Ukraine, there are concerns that aid for other crises around the globe is suffering....

 2022-04-23 07:41 

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Ukraine war: Mariupol evacuations planned — live updates...

Ukrainian Deputy PM Iryna Vereshchuk says a humanitarian corridor out of Mariupol is due to open at midday. UK intelligence said Russian forces made no major gains in the last 24 hours. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-04-23 05:51 

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US: Gunman opens fire in Washington DC...

A lone gunman injured four people when he opened fire at an upscale neighborhood in Washington DC. He appeared to shoot from an upper floor window in an apartment building....

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