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 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....

 2022-07-26 14:40 

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It's not a gas: EU deal to reduce consumption highlights divisions within the bloc...

EU Energy ministers have signed off on a deal to reduce gas consumption by 15% but the agreement is littered with exemptions and derogations for a number of member states....

 2022-07-26 14:40 

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EU deal to reduce consumption highlights divisions within the bloc...

EU Energy ministers have signed off on a deal to reduce gas consumption by 15% but the agreement is littered with exemptions and derogations for a number of member states....

 2022-07-26 14:35 

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Euro 2022: UEFA dismiss Swedish VAR complaints...

UEFA have denied that VAR is being implemented differently at Euro 2022 than at men's football tournaments. The denial comes after members of the Swedish team complained that fewer VAR cameras were being used....

 2022-07-26 13:29 

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DR Congo: At least 5 killed during anti-UN protests in Goma...

A government spokesman in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) confirmed the deaths. Dozens more were injured after protesters blocked roads and looted the UN peacekeeping mission headquarters....

 2022-07-26 13:29 

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DR Congo: Protesters and UN peacekeepers killed in clashes...

Anti-UN protests in the eastern cities of Goma and Butembo turned violent, with deaths reported in both cities. Reports indicate that peacekeepers fired on protesters at the UN peacekeeping mission headquarters....

 2022-07-26 13:16 

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IMF lowers growth forecast, warns of global 'recession'...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut global growth forecasts, and warned the world could be "teetering on the edge of global recession."...

 2022-07-26 13:03 

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Myanmar activists vow to fight back following executions...

Rights groups and civil society members in Myanmar have vowed to keep up their fight against the military authorities following the execution of four pro-democracy activists....

 2022-07-26 12:54 

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Germany on the hunt for labor...

From heavy industry to healthcare to household maintenance, the German economy is facing a shortage of workers. Immigration reform may be on the table to attract more foreign labor....

 2022-07-26 12:38 

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Germany: Wildfires in eastern states causing 'very tense' situation...

Firefighters in Germany are battling blazes in Brandenburg and Saxony after last week's heat wave. Over 700 people have been told to leave the area, with authorities planning further evacuations....

 2022-07-26 12:33 

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Russia to leave International Space Station after 2024...

The chief of Russia's space program has said the decision to leave the station has been made, but "all obligations to partners" will be met....

 2022-07-26 12:17 

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Ukrainian refugees face poor job prospects in Germany...

Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees arrived in Germany since the Russian invasion of their country. They were promised access to housing, financial support and the job market. But things have not been that easy....

 2022-07-26 11:38 

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How Xi Jinping's Hong Kong, Xinjiang trips help him tout his achievements...

The trips will help Xi to strengthen his leadership and show Communist Party members that the policies implemented in both places can help maintain stability, say experts....

 2022-07-26 11:19 

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Germany: Wrzburg knife attacker ordered to psychiatric clinic...

The man, a Somali refugee, is mentally ill and should be placed in a psychiatric ward, his attorney argued. In June of last year, he was responsible for the deaths of three women in an attack in the center of Wrzburg....

 2022-07-26 11:12 

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Russia's reengagement with Africa pays off...

The visit of Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to Africa is part of Russia's ongoing charm offensive on the continent....

 2022-07-26 11:08 

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Australian police make arrest in cold case murder of German backpacker...

Some 17 years after a German woman was murdered in Australia, police have now made an arrest in the case. Simone Strobel was 25-years-old when she disappeared after a night out with her boyfriend and friends....

 2022-07-26 10:52 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Kyiv reports 'massive missile attack' on Black Sea coast...

Ukraine's military said Russia fired multiple missiles at targets on the Black Sea coastline near the recently-struck port of Odesa. Authorities say port infrastructure was hit at Mykolaiv. DW rounds up the latest....

 2022-07-26 10:38 

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Is Putin to blame for Poland's runaway inflation?...

Poland has one of the highest inflation rate in Europe, which the governing PiS party attributes to Russia's weaponization of food and energy. But the opposition blames the government's lax fiscal policies. Who's right?...

 2022-07-26 10:19 

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EU energy ministers reach deal on emergency gas plan...

Energy ministers from the EU agreed a plan to cut gas use across the bloc amid fears Russia could stop supplies. But some say the current watered-down proposal will not be enough to prepare for winter....

 2022-07-26 10:02 

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Lufthansa cancels almost all flights in Germany over planned Wednesday strike...

Ahead of a planned strike on Wednesday, Lufthansa announced it is cancelling flights at airports in Frankfurt and Munich. Both cities are hubs for the German carrier....

 2022-07-26 09:34 

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Climate change: When does planting trees make sense?...

Trees can be powerful allies in the fight against global heating because they can trap CO2 and lock it away. But planting billions more of them won't be enough to save the climate....

 2022-07-26 09:28 

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Myanmar junta defends 'lawful' executions as outrage grows...

Despite mounting outrage over the executions of four political prisoners, Myanmar's military rulers have pushed back against criticism, calling the executions "justice for the people."...

 2022-07-26 07:18 

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EU energy ministers hold extraordinary meeting on gas savings plan...

Energy ministers from the EU are to discuss a plan to cut gas use across the bloc amid fears Russia could stop supplies. But some say the current watered-down proposal will not be enough to prepare for winter....

 2022-07-26 06:34 

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Japan executes man over 2008 Tokyo stabbing rampage...

Seven people were killed in 2008 when a man drove a truck into a crowded shopping district in Tokyo and began stabbing passersby. The attacker told police at the time: "It didn't matter who I'd kill."...

 2022-07-26 06:07 

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Eva Peron: Legend lives on 70 years after death...

She was loved and reviled in equal measure in Argentina: A saintly social justice warrior to some, a self-serving manipulator to others. But globally, Eva Peron remains a pop culture icon....

 2022-07-26 06:07 

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Eva Peron: Legend lives on 70 years after her death...

She was loved and reviled in equal measure in Argentina: A saintly social justice warrior to some, a self-serving manipulator to others. But globally, Eva Peron remains a pop culture icon....

 2022-07-26 03:21 

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Northern Irish leader, Nobel laureate David Trimble dies...

Trimble was instrumental in ending 30 years of violence that killed more than 3,500 people in Northern Ireland. British PM Boris Johnson and Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin have led the tributes....

 2022-07-25 22:40 

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Joe Biden slams Donald Trump over 'medieval hell' of January 6...

The president criticized his predecessor's decision not to stop the violence at the US Capitol when he had the chance. Biden will end coronavirus-induced isolation Tuesday if he tests negative....

 2022-07-25 21:43 

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Tunisian voters back president over constitutional changes: exit poll...

According to an exit poll, more than 90% of Tunisians have supported the redrafting of the constitution that critics say would damage democracy. Major parties boycotted the vote as a protest and the turnout was just 25%....

 2022-07-25 19:47 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Kyiv says grain shipments to start 'this week'...

Officials said Ukrainian grain shipments are set for export within days under a UN-backed deal, after a Russian strike on the port of Odesa cast doubt over Moscow's commitment. DW rounds up the latest....

 2022-07-25 17:57 

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Shooting spree near Vancouver leaves two dead...

Canadian police say several homeless individuals were targeted in a shooting spree in Langley, British Columbia. Residents were told to "stay alert" and avoid the scene....

 2022-07-25 17:57 

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Shooting spree near Vancouver leaves 2 dead...

Canadian police say several homeless individuals were targeted in a shooting spree in Langley, British Columbia. Residents were told to "stay alert" and avoid the scene....

 2022-07-25 17:35 

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Pope apologizes for 'evil' against Indigenous people in Canada...

During a landmark visit to Canada, the head of the Catholic Church apologized to Indigenous survivors for the "cultural destruction" at Church-run residential schools....

 2022-07-25 16:18 

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Lavrov tours Africa amid diplomatic isolation...

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is visiting Africa as part of a push by Moscow to strengthen ties with the continent. Russia aims to confront the West by building its reputation as a defender of Africa....

 2022-07-25 16:15 

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Colombia's new left-leaning president has big economic plans...

President-elect Gustavo Petro will take up his office on August 7th. He is trying to bring together a coalition of politicians to make sure he can get through his economic, tax and land reforms....

 2022-07-25 16:14 

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Philippines: Marcos Jr. vows recovery but quiet on human rights in first policy speech...

The new Philippine president has set out an ambitious economic and social blueprint for his six-year term. However, his family's chequered past and the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic pose significant hurdles....

 2022-07-25 15:48 

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Russia's Lavrov says grain deal won't stop attacks on Ukraine...

Russia's top diplomat Sergey Lavrov has insisted that an agreement on grain exports did not stipulate that Moscow would stop hitting Ukrainian "military targets."...

 2022-07-25 14:50 

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Russia to cut Nord Stream 1 gas flow to 20% of capacity...

Russia's Gazprom said it would again reduce gas deliveries through Nord Stream 1 for 'repairs.' The reduction in gas flow would correspond to 20% of the pipeline's capacity, cutting the current flow in half....

 2022-07-25 14:50 

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Russia to further slash gas deliveries to Germany via Nord Stream pipeline...

Russia's Gazprom said it would again reduce gas deliveries through Nord Stream 1 by 20% for 'repairs,' cutting the current flow in half. The new blow to supply comes as Europe scrambles to store gas for winter....

 2022-07-25 14:34 

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'Killer robots': Will they be banned?...

A United Nations panel in Geneva remains split on whether to ban autonomous weapons, which don't need a human to pull the trigger. The war in Ukraine is complicating the conversation....

 2022-07-25 14:26 

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Monkeypox is 'almost certainly' sexually transmitted...

The outbreak is a 'global health emergency' but experts don't fully know how monkeypox is transmitted. Close contact between people may be all it takes....

 2022-07-25 14:19 

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India airline safety in focus after series of technical glitches...

A number of mid-air technical malfunctions have forced pilots to make emergency landings in recent weeks, drawing public attention to the issue of aviation safety....

 2022-07-25 14:19 

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Indian airline safety in focus after series of technical glitches...

A number of mid-air technical malfunctions have forced pilots to make emergency landings in recent weeks, drawing public attention to the issue of aviation safety....

 2022-07-25 13:19 

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Plant-based meats cut climate pollutants fastest today...

Investments to replace animal flesh with vegan meats are more powerful than other climate solutions in the short-term, a report from Boston Consulting Group found....

 2022-07-25 13:13 

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Offbeat films triumph at Indian Film Festival Stuttgart...

A film on an 80-year-old burning her marital bed and a documentary on a rural newspaper run by women won prizes at the event in the southern German city....

 2022-07-25 13:03 

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Is Pakistan heading towards early elections?...

Supporters of ousted prime minister Imran Khan are calling for early elections. Some experts say that a new poll could be the answer to some of the country's political and economic turmoil....

 2022-07-25 11:41 

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Germany: Number of young people falls to record low...

People aged 15 to 24 have never made such a small share of Germany's population. The latest figures show only 10% of the population fall into this age group — putting Germany below the European average....

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