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 2023-01-13 10:45 

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Germany to scrap COVID mask rule on long-distance transport...

Germany is to abandon the mandatory wearing of facemasks on long-distance trains and buses in early February. The requirement is among the last remaining coronavirus pandemic measures to be kept in place....

 2023-01-13 10:34 

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Why Japan's Kishida wants stronger military ties with US...

Japan's prime minister is visiting the US to discuss security ties after Tokyo recently unveiled a massive multibillion-dollar military buildup, including "counterstrike" capabilities aimed at deterring China....

 2023-01-13 10:34 

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Why Japan's Kishida wants stronger military ties with the US...

Japan's prime minister is visiting the US to discuss security ties after Tokyo recently unveiled a massive multibillion-dollar military buildup, including "counterstrike" capabilities aimed at deterring China....

 2023-01-13 10:17 

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Yazidis: Germany to vote on declaring IS crimes as genocide...

Lawmakers in Germany are seeking to classify war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria by the so-called "Islamic State" against the Yazidi community as genocide. Thousands were massacred and thousands more were enslaved....

 2023-01-13 09:50 

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Ukraine updates: France seeks to deliver tanks in two months...

France is hoping to deliver light combat tanks to Ukraine in two months' time. Meanwhile, NATO is relocating several of its surveillance planes currently stationed in Germany to Romania. DW has the latest....

 2023-01-13 09:19 

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Germany's economy grew by 1.9% in 2022, latest data shows...

Germany managed to stave off a full recession in 2022, with the economy performing better than expected. Although Russia's war in Ukraine and high energy prices slowed growth, the economy "managed to perform well."...

 2023-01-13 08:56 

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South Korea: 'Poor' preparation to blame for Halloween crush...

The South Korean police referred 23 officials to prosecutors as it wrapped up its monthslong investigation into last year's deadly Halloween crush. Over 150 people died in the disaster....

 2023-01-13 08:32 

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Lack of snow forces rethink at German ski resorts...

Unusually mild temperatures have left many German ski slopes snowless, hurting the tourist trade. Ski regions might need to reinvent themselves....

 2023-01-13 07:54 

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WEF 2023 Davos: The global elite meets amid recession fears...

Last year, Russia's invasion of Ukraine dominated the discourse in Davos. This time the fallouts from the war take centerstage as the global economy grappling with an energy crunch edges toward a recession....

 2023-01-13 07:25 

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Japan: Ex-PM Shinzo Abe assassin suspect formally indicted...

Formal charges have been made against the suspected killer of ex-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The suspect was declared fit for trial after a six-month psychiatric evaluation....

 2023-01-13 06:28 

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US: Deadly tornadoes sweep through southern states...

The tornado left about 40,000 people in Alabama and about 86,000 people in Georgia without power. Several people were killed and dozens of homes severely damaged....

 2023-01-13 03:14 

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US flights disruption caused by procedural error, says FAA...

The US Federal Aviation Administration blamed the computer outage that caused a massive disruption on "personnel who failed to follow procedures."...

 2023-01-13 02:05 

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Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis, dies at 54...

The singer was rushed to a hospital hours before her death. She had attended the Golden Globes ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate Austin Butler's award for playing her father in the film Elvis....

 2023-01-13 01:44 

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US opens online applications for migrants at Mexican border...

Asylum seekers will now be able to apply directly to the US Customs and Border Protection agency using an app. It comes as the Biden administration moves to overhaul the migration process....

 2023-01-12 23:34 

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German police say Ltzerath anti-coal protest nearly cleared...

Authorities said most climate activists occupying the village were removed, but several retreated to underground tunnels. Greta Thunberg is expected to join a major demonstration on the site on Saturday....

 2023-01-12 21:10 

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Sweden's EU presidency is at the mercy of euroskeptics...

Sweden has pledged to "make Europe greener, safer, freer" during its six-month presidency. But Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson's government depends on the support of the nationalist Sweden Democrats....

 2023-01-12 20:46 

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Ethiopia: Germany and France visit to back Tigray peace deal...

The German and French foreign ministers are in Ethiopia for two days to show support for a deal that brought fragile peace after civil war in Tigray, and to look for ways to help tackle food shortages....

 2023-01-12 20:22 

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Protests rock Peru a month after Pedro Castillo's ousting...

The police response to ongoing anti-government protests in Peru has left more than 40 people dead. The public prosecutor's office has launched an investigation into the new president, Dina Boluarte....

 2023-01-12 20:20 

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Brazil's Lula suspects pro-Bolsonaro rioters had inside help...

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pledged a thorough investigation into the recent unrest in Brasilia. Lula said that someone may have facilitated the entry of the rioters into the presidential palace....

 2023-01-12 19:57 

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Turkey summons Swedish ambassador over Kurdish militant video...

The video showed a puppet in the shape of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hanging from a rope. Sweden's foreign minister called it "abhorrent." Sweden and Finland are seeking to join NATO, amid Turkish reticence....

 2023-01-12 19:07 

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Sweden discovers Europe's largest known rare earths deposit...

Sweden's state mining company said it found vast amounts of rare earth minerals in a town in northern Sweden, which has the world's largest underground iron ore mine. Rare earths are used for manufacturing electric cars....

 2023-01-12 18:01 

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Spain: Supreme Court drops sedition charges against Catalan leader Puigdemont...

Secessionist leader Carles Puigdemont is still facing charges of embezzlement and disobedience. This lowers the maximum sentence from 15 years to four....

 2023-01-12 17:53 

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France weighs reintroducing uniforms for schoolchildren...

French first lady Brigitte Macron broke with her husband's goverment in support of mandatory uniforms in schools, saying it "erases differences" and saves parents time and money....

 2023-01-12 16:51 

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Is Islamist terror a threat to Germany?...

The arrest of two terror suspects once again raises questions about the scope of the terrorist threat to Germany. It also brings back memories of the 2016 Christmas market attack....

 2023-01-12 16:03 

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White House says classified files found in Biden's home...

The admission follows the discovery of classfied docs at the office of US President Joe Biden's former Washington institute....

 2023-01-12 15:18 

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Will the war in Ukraine spell the end of Transnistria?...

President Putin's war in Ukraine has not being going according to plan. Russia's aggression could even inadvertently bring an end to the Transnistria conflict in the Republic of Moldova....

 2023-01-12 15:09 

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FTX crypto tycoon Bankman-Fried says 'I didn't steal funds'...

Sam Bankman-Fried wrote a detailed blog post outlining what he said led to the crypto exchange's collapse. It comes a day after liquidators of FTX said they recovered around $5 billion in assets....

 2023-01-12 14:32 

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UNESCO to help in recovery of Brasilia's cultural assets...

After cultural assets were damaged by rioters who stormed Brazil's government quarters, UNESCO will join efforts to determine which artworks require restoration....

 2023-01-12 14:04 

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COP28: UAE names oil chief to head climate talks...

The man heading the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company said he would take a "pragmatic" approach to tackling climate change. He has some support but will also have to deal with critics....

 2023-01-12 14:01 

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(No) sexual desire: How the menstrual cycle affects libido...

The menstrual cycle is a hormone rollercoaster ride. It has a huge impact on sexual desire, but that's perfectly normal....

 2023-01-12 13:52 

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ECJ rules tourists deserve refunds for COVID-hit trips...

The court in Luxembourg has said that travelers whose package trips were ruined and cut short by anti-coronavirus measures should receive substantial refunds....

 2023-01-12 13:14 

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Can India's new cervical cancer vaccine protect more women?...

Indian scientists have developed a more accessible, low-cost vaccine to prevent cervical cancer. Health officials hope to reduce what has become the second-most common cancer in India....

 2023-01-12 13:14 

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India's new cervical cancer vaccine drive to protect more women...

Indian scientists have developed a more accessible, low-cost vaccine to prevent cervical cancer. Health officials hope to reduce what has become the second-most common cancer in India....

 2023-01-12 12:53 

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Muslim students concerned as India scraps education grant...

The grant has provided an educational lifeline primarily for Muslim university scholars, who now say their careers are being put in jeopardy. Many cannot afford to do research without financial assistance....

 2023-01-12 12:51 

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Why are there still Nazi sculptures in Germany today?...

Nazi leader Adolf Hitler once wanted to be a painter. During the Third Reich he commissioned and bought art works that still stand in some German public spaces....

 2023-01-12 12:20 

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Burundian refugees in Rwanda decry 'reduced' food rations...

The refugees accuse Rwanda's government and the UNHCR of starving them to force them to return home. The UN has rejected the allegation, saying it is doing its best to provide aid amid difficult economic times....

 2023-01-12 11:54 

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Falling revenues, legal woes and the metaverse bet — why Meta is in trouble...

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is in crisis. Its value plummeted in 2022 amid weak revenues, regulatory concerns and its big, costly metaverse bet. Its problems don't appear to be going anywhere in 2023 either....

 2023-01-12 11:12 

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Ukraine updates: Kyiv says situation in Soledar 'difficult'...

Ukraine says the "fiercest and heaviest" fighting is taking place in the town of Soledar, as Moscow and Kyiv fight for control. Meanwhile, Russia has once again changed its military leadership. Follow DW for more....

 2023-01-12 11:10 

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Manchester United the next destination in Wout Weghorst's unique football career...

Wout Weghorst's path to the 'Theatre of Dreams' has been anything but serene. But despite anti-vax controversies and disputes with Lionel Messi, the qualities honed at Wolfsburg could prove a useful solution for United....

 2023-01-12 10:28 

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ECJ rules against Polish workplace LGBTQ discrimination...

Judges in Luxembourg have ruled that employers cannot terminate contracts based on a person's sexual orientation. The European Court of Justice said a Polish court had made the wrong decision....

 2023-01-12 09:33 

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Australia scraps Afghan cricket series over women's rights...

The Australian cricket team was going to play against their Afghan counterparts in the United Arab Emirates, however, Australia pulled out of the series over the Taliban's further restrictions on women's rights....

 2023-01-12 08:27 

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Iran protesters fight the death penalty as executions await...

After carrying out two executions on Saturday and two in December, Iran plans to execute two more young men for their participation in the ongoing nationwide protests. Resistance is coming from within Iran and abroad....

 2023-01-12 08:27 

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Iran protesters fight death penalty as executions await...

After carrying out two executions on Saturday and two in December, Iran plans to execute two more young men for participating in the ongoing nationwide protests. But resistance is coming from within Iran and abroad....

 2023-01-12 08:07 

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Warmer winters and vanishing snow breed climate grief...

Temperature records this northern winter will increase ecological grief and anxiety for people living in once snowy regions. But could these feelings spur climate action?...

 2023-01-12 07:50 

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Australia: Cardinal Pell denied home state memorial...

The leader of the Australian state of Victoria has ruled out a taxpayer-funded memorial for Cardinal George Pell. Victoria's state premier Daniel Andrews said it would be "deeply distressing" for sexual abuse survivors....

 2023-01-12 07:43 

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HRW asks countries to 'replicate' response to Ukraine crisis...

Human Rights Watch hailed the support shown by governments for Ukraine in its annual human rights report. The group, however, also said the response "exposed the double standards" of some EU countries....

 2023-01-12 03:17 

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Brazil: Pro-Bolsonaro protest fizzels amid boosted security...

Despite calls for a "mega-protest4; to "retake power," turnout was significantly low in major cities. Authorities have upped security after the former president's supporters stormed government buildings on Sunday....

 2023-01-12 03:17 

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Brazil: Pro-Bolsonaro protest fizzles amid boosted security...

Despite calls for a "mega-protest4; to "retake power," turnout was significantly low in major cities. Authorities have upped security after the former president's supporters stormed government buildings on Sunday....

 2023-01-12 02:57 

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Biden team finds more classified documents: reports...

According to US media, Joe Biden's aides discovered another batch of classified documents in a location linked to the president. Senators requested a damage assessment by the intelligence community....

 2023-01-12 01:12 

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US and Japan boost security cooperation...

The United States said attacks in space would invoke its defense agreement with Japan and announced it would be sending a more agile Marine unit to its ally....

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