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 2022-07-27 17:24 

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Europe optimistic for winter as Nord Stream cut comes into effect...

Russian gas supplies to Germany via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline have been cut to just 20% of capacity. But the EU's energy commissioner has told DW that contingency plans for the winter are already being formulated....

 2022-07-27 17:15 

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US: Joe Biden tests negative for COVID-19, ends isolation...

Biden said he is "feeling great" after antiviral treatment. However, he urged people to continue seeking vaccination and treatment if they're infected, saying "COVID isn't gone."...

 2022-07-27 17:05 

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German Cabinet approves draft legislation to protect whistleblowers...

The German Cabinet wants to provide whistleblowers with more legal security, amid pressure from the EU to comply with a 2019 directive, but civil society organizations are criticizing the new bill as insufficient....

 2022-07-27 16:36 

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Opinion: Germany loses credibility by not delivering tanks...

Governments in central and eastern Europe are disappointed that Berlin went back on its word regarding tanks for Poland. For DW's Frank Hofmann, it is the Social Democrats that are most damaging to Germany's reputation....

 2022-07-27 15:57 

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Life and ethics in an 'era of genetics'...

The promise of genetics is huge: From recreating extinct animals to securing our very own human survival on Earth. But what of the ethics in the science?...

 2022-07-27 15:29 

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China: UN rights panel calls for repeal of Hong Kong security law...

China should also release those detained during Hong Kong protests in 2019, the UN Human Rights Committee has said. It marks the panel's first recommendation since 2020....

 2022-07-27 15:10 

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Everything we thought about the origins of lactose tolerance is wrong, study says...

Only a third of adults today can digest lactose. For many years, researchers assumed humans adopted this ability when our prehistoric ancestors started drinking milk. A new study points to a different story....

 2022-07-27 15:04 

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Hungary: European Commission vice-president rebukes Orban's 'mixed-race' comments...

A recent statement by Hungarian President Viktor Orban decrying a "mixed-race" world drew a fresh rebuke. European Commission vice-president Margaritis Schinas decried the "hatred" in such words....

 2022-07-27 14:49 

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There'll be many more space stations in future...

So, Russia reaffirmed its intention to end cooperation on the International Space Station, but that's not the end. They're building their own. China is too....

 2022-07-27 14:35 

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Wildfires in Saxony and Brandenburg 'under control'...

450 firefighters are still battling the flames in eastern parts of Germany, yet there efforts are hardened by harsh conditions and scarce access to the remote areas the fires are ravaging in....

 2022-07-27 14:30 

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Ethiopia: Russian FM Sergey Lavrov dismisses 'so-called food crisis' on last leg of Africa tour...

Lavrov has sought to offer Moscow's support to Addis Ababa amid Western pressure. He has also again blamed Western sanctions for an ongoing food crisis, which has heavily impacted Africa....

 2022-07-27 14:18 

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Sri Lanka extends state of emergency for a month...

As unrest over an economic crisis continued, lawmakers extended the executive's emergency powers. Meanwhile, Singapore extended former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's permission to stay....

 2022-07-27 14:15 

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Is Pakistan becoming a dumping ground for hazardous waste?...

Environmentalists and politicians have expressed concern over reports that a number of developed countries are sending their hazardous waste to Pakistan....

 2022-07-27 14:03 

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Giora Feidman gifts clarinet to Jewish Museum Berlin...

The 'king of klezmer' shaped the soundtrack to "Schindler's List" and made Jewish music world-famous. He presented his clarinet to the museum after performing a concert....

 2022-07-27 13:51 

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Can Indonesia weather a global recession by working closer with China?...

After Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited Beijing to shore up economic cooperation as global growth forecasts grow dim. However, economists warn depending on Chinese investment can have negative consequences....

 2022-07-27 13:28 

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Studies show COVID likely came from Wuhan market, not lab...

Two studies indicate that COVID-19 emerged from an animal-to-human spillover at a market in China's city of Wuhan. Both papers bolster the theory that the virus emerged naturally, rather than escaping from a Chinese lab....

 2022-07-27 13:23 

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Blinken meets family of slain US-Palestinian journalist...

Relatives of the late journalist Shireen Abu Akleh pressed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken for accountability. The US-Palestinian reporter was killed as she covered an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank....

 2022-07-27 12:48 

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German idioms, served ice cold...

What a cool head, cold feet and cold coffee actually mean in German idioms....

 2022-07-27 12:31 

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Kenya election 2022: Your guide to the presidential candidates...

Four candidates are vying to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kenya's 2022 election. A guide to who they are and what they promise voters....

 2022-07-27 11:58 

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More flooding, drought may cause hepatitis E to spread...

Hepatitis E is one of the least understood forms of the disease. For Hepatitis Day 2022, DW looks at why it affects the world's most vulnerable people....

 2022-07-27 11:49 

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Sri Lanka's economic crisis hits trade ties with India...

Economic instability has Indian investors and exporters worried about receiving payments. The Indian government is doing what it can to help keep essential goods moving....

 2022-07-27 11:38 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Ukraine resumes operations at 3 ports for grain shipment...

Ukraine's navy said work had resumed at three ports following a UN-brokered grain export deal. Meanwhile, Ukraine struck a bridge over the Dnieper river on a significant Russian resupply route. DW rounds up the latest....

 2022-07-27 11:05 

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Turkey says Sweden and Finland not fulfilling NATO deal...

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu slammed Finland and Sweden for allowing "terror propaganda" as the two countries await Ankara's permission to join NATO....

 2022-07-27 10:06 

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India: Dozens dead after drinking methyl alcohol...

Police said the victims had consumed poisonous methyl alcohol, believing it was liquor. Illegal alcohol vendors in India sometimes add toxic chemicals to the mixture to increase their product's potency....

 2022-07-27 10:04 

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Germany: Lufthansa ground staff strike, hundreds of flights cancelled...

The carrier's ground staff went on strike, prompting more than 1,000 flights to be cancelled. The walkout comes as air travel industry faces several crises....

 2022-07-27 10:04 

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Germany: Lufthansa ground staff strike, hundreds of flights canceled...

The carrier's ground staff went on strike, prompting more than 1,000 flights to be canceled. The walkout comes as air travel industry faces several crises....

 2022-07-27 09:45 

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Giant pink diamond Lulo Rose found in Angola...

Miners in Angola have discovered a rare pink diamond that experts think may be the largest unearthed in 300 years. The gem is expected to pick up a shimmering sum when it goes on sale....

 2022-07-27 09:25 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Ukraine strikes key Russian-held bridge in Kherson...

The Antonivskiy bridge over the Dnieper river is on a significant Russian resupply route. Meanwhile, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy nominated a lawmaker from his own party as prosecutor general. DW rounds up the latest....

 2022-07-27 08:50 

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Doubts grow over Turkey's huge discovery of rare earths...

Turkey has announced the world's second-largest deposit of critical metals needed to build electric cars and wind turbines. But is the grade good enough and can Ankara end China's dominance?...

 2022-07-27 07:24 

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Amazing Planet: Lithops, the world's most camouflaged plant...

Did you know it's entirely possible for a rock to come to life? No, we're not talking about the newest season of Stranger Things, your latest nightmare or some Scandinavian tale. Introducing: lithops, or "living stones."...

 2022-07-27 07:15 

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Monkeypox spread can be 'contained' with vaccination...

Experts still don't fully know how monkeypox spreads. Close contact and sex may play a role. But vaccines could slow the spread of the virus....

 2022-07-27 06:55 

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NYC asks WHO to rename monkeypox to avoid stigmatization...

NYC health commissioner Ashwin Vasan pointed to "the painful and racist history" which the terminology evoked "for communities of color" in a letter to WHO....

 2022-07-27 05:47 

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Rising star of Italian far-right, Giorgia Meloni, eyes top job...

In the 2018 election, the far-right Brothers of Italy party won just 4% of the vote. Four years later, they're leading the polls with their leader tipped to become Italy's first female prime minister in September....

 2022-07-27 05:19 

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Turkey's strategy in Kurdish-dominated areas of Iraq, Syria under scrutiny...

Turkey's longstanding campaigns against Kurdish militants in Iraq and in Syria are under the spotlight after alleged Turkish strikes killed nine tourists in northern Iraq. It's led to a new flaring of regional tensions....

 2022-07-27 04:32 

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Afghan women report beatings, abuse under Taliban...

Women who protested against Taliban rules were threatened, detained, and tortured, human rights watchdog Amnesty International said in a new report....

 2022-07-27 02:17 

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Philippines: Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocks nation...

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has rocked the Philippine island of Luzon. Strong tremors were also felt in Manila. There were no immediate reports of casualties....

 2022-07-27 02:17 

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Philippines: Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocks nation...

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has rocked the Philippine island of Luzon while strong tremors were also felt in Manila. Landslides were triggered in the north but there were no immediate reports of casualties....

 2022-07-27 01:50 

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Trump hints at 2024 presidential bid in Washington address...

The former US President made his first visit to the capital since Joe Biden entered the White House last year. Meanwhile, Mike Pence has stuck a very different tone....

 2022-07-26 23:35 

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Mexico City authorities make record cocaine bust...

Police found 1.6 metric tons of cocaine stashed on the outskirts of Mexico City — the capital's largest-ever cocaine haul. Four suspected cartel members were arrested....

 2022-07-26 22:56 

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Macron in Cameroon offers look at past, help for future...

French President Emmanuel Macron began a three-country African tour Tuesday. He promised more defense cooperation and an honest look at the past....

 2022-07-26 21:22 

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Euro 2022: England shake off nerves to cruise to final...

A shaky opening half an hour from England gave way to a dominant 4-0 semifinal victory over Sweden as the Euro 2022 favorites flexed their muscles. They face either Germany or France in the final high on confidence....

 2022-07-26 19:13 

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Canada's Indigenous people want action to follow Pope's apology...

On a trip to Canada, Pope Francis has asked indigenous residential school survivors for forgiveness for the serious abuse and erasure of identity and culture that they endured. But is an apology enough?...

 2022-07-26 19:09 

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Croatia opens Peljesac bridge, bypassing Bosnia to ease Dubrovnik access...

Stretching over 2 kilometers, the bridge was funded by the EU and built by a Chinese firm. The bridge links two parts of Croatia divided by a stretch of Bosnian territory on the Adriatic Sea....

 2022-07-26 18:46 

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China and Indonesia agree to boost relations during Beijing meeting...

The leaders of China and Indonesia have laid out plan of expanding cooperation in an array of areas. Indonesian President Joko Widodo is the first world leader to visit Beijing since February....

 2022-07-26 17:19 

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Five facts on grain and the war in Ukraine...

The dispute over millions of tons of grain stuck in Ukraine could finally be over after the country reached an agreement with Russia to resume exports. What does that mean for the world?...

 2022-07-26 15:33 

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What's the Taiwan-China conflict all about?...

China views Taiwan as part of its territory and vows to "unify" the democratically-governed island with the mainland, using force if necessary. Tensions between the two sides have been running high in recent years....

 2022-07-26 15:22 

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Saudi Crown Prince heads Europe in first trip since Khashoggi killing...

The de facto Saudi leader is set to meet with his Greek and French counterparts. His trip comes less than two weeks after he met US President Joe Biden in Jeddah....

 2022-07-26 15:22 

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Saudi Crown Prince heads to Europe in first trip since Khashoggi killing...

The de facto Saudi leader is set to meet with the leaders of Greece and France. His trip comes less than two weeks after he met US President Joe Biden in Jeddah....

 2022-07-26 14:54 

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Germany: Stockpiling wood in fear of gas shortage...

In search for alternatives to heating with gas, Germans are increasingly turning to wood. Wood-burning stoves are subsidized by the government, but experts warn of serious health repercussions....

 2022-07-26 14:46 

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Bayreuth Festival: Opera offers an escape...

The opera "Tristan und Isolde" kicked off the Bayreuth Festival, offering brief reprieve from news of war, climate catastrophes and an ongoing pandemic....

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