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 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....

 2023-01-11 22:21 

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Legendary guitarist Jeff Beck dies at 78...

Beck is often described as one of the greatest guitar players of all time. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice....

 2023-01-11 22:21 

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Guitar legend Jeff Beck dies at 78...

Beck is often described as one of the greatest guitar players of all time. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice....

 2023-01-11 22:14 

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Russia to send replacement spacecraft to fetch ISS crew...

Roscosmos says it will send an unmanned spacecraft to the ISS next month to serve as a return vehicle for three crew members. The original return spacecraft is damaged, apparently by a hit from a tiny meteorite....

 2023-01-11 20:55 

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US: FAA clears flights for departure after major disruption...

Air traffic operations were gradually returning to normal, the Federal Aviation Administration said, after a systems failure grounded thousands of flights on Wednesday morning....

 2023-01-11 20:43 

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Turkey convicts doctor on terror propaganda charges...

Sebnem Korur Fincanci was handed a nearly three-year jail sentence, but was released as she challenges the verdict. Human rights organizations say the trial is an attempt by the government to quell dissent....

 2023-01-11 20:02 

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Iran sentences ex-official to death over spying for UK...

Iran has given the death penalty to its former senior defense official Ali Reza Akbari "for harming the country's internal and external security by passing on intelligence" to MI6, Britain's foreign intelligence service....

 2023-01-11 19:33 

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Seizing Soledar would be a strategic victory for Russia...

Some of the fiercest fighting during the war in Ukraine has occurred in Soledar. The city is strategically important because of its massive network of subterranean tunnels and salt mines....

 2023-01-11 19:29 

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German court opens trial of suspected 'Islamic State' member...

A 37-year-old German woman is accused of crimes against humanity for her time with the so-called "Islamic State." Nadine K. is accused of "enslaving" a Yazidi woman in Syria and Iraq....

 2023-01-11 18:30 

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Inflation the main short-term global risk, Davos report says...

Short- and medium-term crises — most notably inflation, emerging from the COVID pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine — risk undermining longer-term challenges such as climate change, the study warns....

 2023-01-11 18:02 

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Russia appoints Gerasimov as overall commander in Ukraine...

Moscow has swapped out its command in Ukraine for a third time in almost 11 months. Army chief Valery Gerasimov is now to take over, seemingly in a bid to salvage Russia's faltering invasion of its neighbor....

 2023-01-11 16:59 

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Afghanistan: Explosion near Foreign Ministry kills 5...

The Taliban blocked journalists from accessing the blast site in Kabul. It's still unclear which group is responsible for the attack, but the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) has ramped up its activities in recent months....

 2023-01-11 16:38 

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Opinion: Why the climate demands a last stand at Ltzerath...

It seems unbelievable that in 2023 climate activists in Germany need to block massive excavators readying to devour a village and the coal seam below it, writes DW's Stuart Braun....

 2023-01-11 16:32 

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Uganda declares end to Ebola outbreak...

The World Health Organization praised Uganda for its concerted effort to defeat the virus, after the first case was detected in a central Ugandan district in September last year. The country recorded 56 deaths....

 2023-01-11 15:44 

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Germany: Head of RKI health agency to step down...

Lothar Wieler, who is retiring as RKI head, became a household name during the COVID crisis. Among other things, the agency has issued daily statistics on infections and mortality since the pandemic began....

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