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 2023-01-14 06:42 

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After Qatargate, can the EU Parliament clean up its act?...

The EU legislature wants to tighten its rules in the wake of shocking corruption allegations dubbed Qatargate. The president's proposals aren't published yet, but the tussle over reform plans has already kicked off....

 2023-01-14 06:09 

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Germany: Government rows over new security strategy...

How should Germany define its security interests in the future? The coalition government is divided over this issue — especially when it comes to dealing with China....

 2023-01-14 06:09 

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Germany: Government struggles over new security strategy...

How should Germany define its security interests in the future? The coalition government is divided over this issue — especially when it comes to dealing with China....

 2023-01-14 05:58 

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Iran executes British-Iranian national on spying charges...

A former Iranian deputy defense minister with dual British citizenship has been executed, according to Iranian media. The death sentence had sparked international condemnation....

 2023-01-14 05:53 

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Peru: Boluarte rejects calls for resignation amid protests...

President Dina Boluarte also apologized for ongoing political unrest that has left dozens of people dead, as Peru's attorney general announced a probe into the deaths....

 2023-01-14 02:32 

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Taliban urged to lift 'oppressive' restrictions on women...

Members of the UN Security Council said female aid workers are essential in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the head of one NGO told DW some Taliban leaders agree the restrictions on women are harmful....

 2023-01-13 22:31 

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Power struggle in the Russian armed forces...

Sergey Surovikin has been removed as head of the Russian armed forces in Ukraine and replaced by Valery Gerasimov. Is there a power struggle raging in Moscow?...

 2023-01-13 22:25 

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Brazil: Supreme Court includes Bolsonaro in riot probe...

Brazil's prosecutor general said that former President Jair Bolsonaro may have "publicly incited the commission of a crime" with his social media activity. Bolsonaro backers recently stormed public offices in Brasilia....

 2023-01-13 22:09 

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Brazil: Prosecutors urge Supreme Court probe of Bolsonaro...

Brazil's prosecutor general said that former President Jair Bolsonaro may have "publicly incited the commission of a crime" with his social media activity. Bolsonaro recently stormed major public buildings in Brasilia....

 2023-01-13 21:16 

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Explainer: What the rare earths find in Sweden might mean for the EU...

A big find of raw materials critical for green technology has been announced in Sweden. Since Europe does not produce its own so-called 'rare earths' so far could this news be a gamechanger?...

 2023-01-13 21:05 

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German media report defense minister soon to resign...

German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht may leave her post as soon as next week, according to German news outlets. Lambrecht was recently criticized for a New Year's Eve message posted on social media....

 2023-01-13 21:00 

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Dortmund's Haller scores hat trick after cancer treatment...

The French-born Ivory Coast striker was subbed on just after halftime during a friendly match in Spain's Marbella when he scored three goals in eight minutes....

 2023-01-13 20:56 

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Biden, Kishida tout stronger military role for Japan...

Weeks after Tokyo announced a doubling of military spending, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida traveled to Washington to boost security ties. The rising threats of China, North Korea and Russia topped the agenda....

 2023-01-13 18:58 

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Turkey dissatisfied with Swedish reaction to Erdogan effigy...

Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into the incident, which occurred during a Kurdish demo in Stockholm. Sweden said the act was an attempt to sabotage its bid to join NATO....

 2023-01-13 18:42 

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Trump Organization fined $1.6 million for tax fraud...

It is the maximum penalty allowed by law but not the biggest legal worry the former president has....

 2023-01-13 18:27 

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Lithuania gas pipeline explodes, nearby village evacuated...

The explosion occurred in northern Lithuania, with no victims reported so far. Lithuanian authorities are now conducting a probe into the blast....

 2023-01-13 18:08 

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Opinion: Putin has lost the gas war against Germany...

Russia can no longer use its natural gas to blackmail Berlin. Germany has filled its storage facilities without Gazprom's help, and it's prepared for next winter as well, writes Andrey Gurkov....

 2023-01-13 17:12 

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Greta Thunberg decries eviction of German coal camp...

The climate activist gave her backing to protesters ousted from nearby a huge coal mine that is due for expansion. Germany's reliance on fossil fuels remains a divisive issue amid the energy crisis....

 2023-01-13 16:43 

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German, French ministers want African solidarity with Europe...

The top envoys said they wanted African countries to be part of a more unified front against Russia. Many African nations have shown a reluctance to condemn Russia's invasion....

 2023-01-13 16:37 

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Cost of turning Hitler birthplace into police station soars...

The budget to convert the building where Hitler was born into a police station has spiraled amid delays and building material shortages....

 2023-01-13 16:23 

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Greece drops misdemeanor charges against migrant rescuers...

Misdemeanor charges against the activists were declared invalid after the UN called for them to be dropped. But they are still facing further investigations, including into people trafficking....

 2023-01-13 16:07 

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Germany's Scholz hosts new Iraqi PM for energy talks...

Germany has pledged to support Iraq and called for urgent reforms amid economic and political crises. Shia al-Sudani took office in October after a yearlong impasse....

 2023-01-13 15:40 

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Sweden opens first satellite launch port on EU mainland...

In northern Sweden, EU and Swedish officials have inaugurated the first spaceport for satellite launches on the European Union mainland....

 2023-01-13 15:10 

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Czechs vote for new president in 2-day first round...

Former Prime Minister Andrej Babis is battling against two other main rivals to replace outspoken veteran Milos Zeman as head of state. The vote is considered likely to go to a runoff at the end of the month....

 2023-01-13 14:30 

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Will the US and Pakistan join forces against the Taliban?...

The spike in militant attacks on security forces and police in Pakistan has created possibilities for increased anti-terror cooperation between Islamabad and Washington....

 2023-01-13 14:23 

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How do we solve antibiotic resistance?...

Antibiotic resistance threatens to take us back to a time before penicillin when the majority of deaths were caused by infections. What are we doing to solve the crisis?...

 2023-01-13 13:35 

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Kush: The drug 'killing' West African youth...

Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia are grappling with an increasing number of young people becoming addicted to a substance known as kush or K2. The abuse of the drug has already killed several people in the region....

 2023-01-13 13:32 

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Ex-Bayern Munich boss Jens Scheuer takes on WSL challenge with Brighton...

From a Bundesliga title to a relegation scrap in England, Jens Scheuer's latest move is unexpected. The former Bayern Munich coach talks to DW about the motivation behind the decision and the impact of Christian Streich....

 2023-01-13 13:24 

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Biden classified documents probe: What you need to know...

The discovery of classified documents at Joe Biden's residence has cast a shadow over his political future. But comparisons with Donald Trump must be taken with caution. DW takes a closer look....

 2023-01-13 12:26 

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Irregular EU border crossings hit 'highest' level since 2016...

Almost half of the 2022 irregular border crossings were made overland through the Western Balkans, EU border agency Frontex said. The preliminary figures do not include Ukrainian refugees....

 2023-01-13 12:12 

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Germany urges Russia to give Alexei Navalny medical care...

Germany is calling on Russian authorities to provide "urgent" medical care to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. The dissident has said he is being denied access to basic medical treatment, despite being sick....

 2023-01-13 11:02 

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North Korea drones trigger political blame game in South...

A recent intrusion by five drones — including one that came close to the president's office in central Seoul — has political parties trading blame and the military coming under fire....

 2023-01-13 10:57 

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Africa: How digital health services are benefiting patients...

With rising internet connectivity, African governments are turning to digital health services to handle a shortage of health workers — and to better connect rural communities. But not everyone is quick on the uptake....

 2023-01-13 10:57 

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How Africa's digital health services are benefiting patients...

With rising internet connectivity, African governments are turning to digital health services to handle a shortage of health workers — and to better connect rural communities. But not everyone is quick on the uptake....

 2023-01-13 10:54 

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Ukraine updates: Russia claims control of Soledar...

After days of heavy fighting in Soledar, Russia's Defense Ministry has now said it has captured the eastern Ukrainian town — although Kyiv has not yet confirmed. DW has the latest....

 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....

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