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 2022-11-10 13:28 

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Germany World Cup squad: Gtze and Moukoko in, Hummels out...

Hansi Flick has recalled Germany's 2014 World Cup hero Mario Gtze alongside teenager Youssoufa Moukoko and surprise package Niclas Fllkrug. There's no place for veteran defender Mats Hummels or the injured Marco Reus....

 2022-11-10 12:59 

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Australia: Hackers demand $10 million for stolen health data...

The blackmailers have already uploaded sensitive records about treatments related to drug abuse, HIV and abortions. Healthcare company Medibank refused to pay the ransom....

 2022-11-10 12:55 

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ASEAN summit: Is the bloc as we know it finished?...

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has been accused of indecision and division over issues such as the Myanmar coup and other crises. Amid US-China tensions, analysts have cast doubts on the bloc's relevance....

 2022-11-10 12:54 

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Midterm election: Key Senate races too close to call...

Whether Democrats or Republicans will control the US Senate comes down to three states....

 2022-11-10 12:51 

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Paris metro workers strike disrupts transit...

Rail workers in the French capital are seeking higher pay while pressuring the government over a planned pension overhaul bill. The one-day strike will severely limit public transport....

 2022-11-10 12:11 

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Philippines military clashes with Muslim rebels in south...

New fighting between Muslim rebels and government forces threatens to reignite a decades long conflict. Both sides have said they want to maintain peace....

 2022-11-10 11:04 

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German parliament approves new welfare scheme...

German lawmakers have voted to replace the "Hartz IV" social safety net with a new proposal from the ruling center-left coalition containing more benefits....

 2022-11-10 10:36 

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What became of pledges made at COP26?...

Political and business leaders announced plans to cut pollution and protect forests at a climate summit in Glasgow last year but have taken little concrete action to honor those promises....

 2022-11-10 10:33 

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Egypt: Dissident hunger striker hospitalized by authorities...

Detained pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah has been refusing to eat or drink. His family now says Egyptian authorities have placed him under "medical supervision."...

 2022-11-10 10:30 

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German ifa culture award goes to Osman Kavala...

Turkish culture patron and human rights activist Osman Kavala, imprisoned in Turkey these past five years, has been awarded the ifa culture prize from Germany — a political signal....

 2022-11-10 10:17 

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EU announces energy support package for Moldova...

The 250 million pledge of support comes as Moldova faces a energy crisis this winter amid a Russian gas cut off....

 2022-11-10 10:11 

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World Cup in Qatar: 'Reforms are a PR stunt'...

With less than two weeks to go until kickoff in the controversial World Cup in Qatar, the human rights situation in the emirate is still considered poor. There have been changes, but do they go far enough?...

 2022-11-10 09:42 

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Ukraine updates: Kyiv doubts Russia's pullout from Kherson...

President Zelenskyy is skeptical of Russia's withdrawal announcement, saying "the enemy does not bring us gifts." Meanwhile, a top US general said Russia's army has lost more than 100,000 personnel. DW has the latest....

 2022-11-10 09:42 

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Ukraine updates: Kyiv doubts Russia's pullout from Kherson...

President Zelenskyy is skeptical of Russia's withdrawal announcement, saying "the enemy does not bring us gifts." Meanwhile, a top US general said Russia's army has lost more than 100,000 personnel. DW has the latest....

 2022-11-10 09:20 

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Hurricane Nicole makes landfall in Florida...

Nicole made landfall as a category 1 hurricane with maximum winds of 75 miles (120 kilometers) per hour. As the storm weakens over land, it is expected to dump heavy rain along the southeast coast of the US....

 2022-11-10 07:31 

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Spectacular bronze statue find in Italy to 'rewrite history'...

Dating back to the 2nd century BC, more than 20 bronze statues discovered during excavations in a thermal resort in Tuscany is one of the finds of the century....

 2022-11-10 06:31 

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US: Voters back proposals to secure abortion rights in 4 states...

Voters in four states have backed proposed amendments to their state constitutions ensuring access to abortion....

 2022-11-10 06:06 

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Opinion: US democracy survives the midterm election...

The predicted disaster for the Democratic Party and democracy in the US has failed to materialize. Donald Trump apparently has far less influence than had been feared around the world. That's a good sign, says Ines Pohl....

 2022-11-10 04:31 

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US couple sentenced for plot to sell submarine secrets...

The federal judge said the case sounded like the plot of a crime novel or a spy movie, before sentencing the US Navy engineer and his wife to roughly 20 years for putting the country at risk....

 2022-11-09 23:53 

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Biden hails midterm election as 'good day for democracy'...

The US president said that democracy was the winner after a better-than-expected midterm election performance for his Democratic Party. Joe Biden also said he intends to run for re-election but has yet to finally decide....

 2022-11-09 22:38 

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Nkunku, Rose give Bundesliga familiar feel...

Bundesliga Player of the Year Christopher Nkunku is reaching greater heights under Marco Rose. Hours after being named in France's World Cup squad, Nkunku helped RB Leipzig beat Freiburg and return to a familiar spot....

 2022-11-09 21:43 

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Midterm election: Senate control hinges on 3 states — LIVE...

Votes are still being tallied across the US as Republicans seek to take control of Congress from Biden's Democrats. The fight for a majority in the Senate has come down to three races, with Georgia heading to a runoff....

 2022-11-09 20:56 

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Germany's tank swaps to arm Ukraine are a chronicle of hesitation...

Germany's "ring exchange" of tanks to avoid directly arming Ukraine got off to a slow start. But some experts see it as the prelude to a shift in German security policy....

 2022-11-09 20:35 

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Afghanistan's Taliban bans women from amusement parks...

Afghanistan's ultra-conservative authorities have ordered that women should no longer be allowed to enter amusement parks. The decree comes after a wider announcement restricting access to public spaces....

 2022-11-09 19:45 

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Midterm election: US Senate control hinges on three races — LIVE...

Votes are still being tallied across the US as Republicans seek to take control of Congress from Biden's Democrats. The fight for a majority in the Senate has come down to three races, with Georgia heading to a runoff....

 2022-11-09 18:20 

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Flying the coop: Where Twitter refugees are flocking to...

Since Elon Musk became CEO of Twitter, data shows a million users have fled the platform. DW rounds up some of the most popular microblogging alternatives — and sees if Mastodon lives up to the hype....

 2022-11-09 18:15 

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What is climate finance and how does it work?...

Egypt climate talks focus on financing for low-income countries to adapt to a warming world and pay for climate destruction....

 2022-11-09 17:43 

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DRC: food crisis to hit Goma amid renewed fighting...

Thousands have fled the fighting in North Kivu, resulting in a serious humanitarian crisis. But for those staying behind, food price increases and shortages are now threatening lives and livelihoods....

 2022-11-09 17:43 

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DRC: Food crisis hits Goma amid renewed fighting...

Thousands have fled the fighting in DR Congo's North Kivu province. Soaring food price and shortages are now threatening lives and livelihoods of those who stayed behind....

 2022-11-09 16:24 

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The science of dance...

Dancing is part of every human society. But are we born with this ability, and is it exclusive to humans?...

 2022-11-09 16:18 

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Should 'radical' climate activism be penalized?...

Whether throwing food at art or glueing themselves to streets, climate activists are eschewing large marches in favor of small, bold acts. Some political figures are calling for increased criminalization in response....

 2022-11-09 15:37 

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'Digital Benin' lists looted colonial artifacts...

The new digital platform catalogs objects that were stolen from Benin Kingdom during the colonial era: Over 5,000 items across in 20 countries have been identified....

 2022-11-09 15:37 

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RECOMMENDED — What's the risk for those living close to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine?...

Although it's impossible to say for sure what consequences an accident at a nuclear power plant might have on human health in the environment nearby, experts can make some predictions....

 2022-11-09 15:37 

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Nuclear risk: How does Zaporizhzhia compare with Chernobyl?...

Although it's impossible to say for sure what consequences an accident at a nuclear power plant might have on human health in the environment nearby, experts can make some predictions....

 2022-11-09 15:35 

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Midterm election: Key races still too close to call — LIVE...

Ballots are still being tallied across the US as Republicans wrestle to seize power of Congress from Biden's Democrats. The battle for control of the Senate has come down to four key races....

 2022-11-09 15:13 

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From Nigeria to Ukraine to Germany: Nigerian student resumes studies...

The war in Ukraine has upended the lives of many African students in the country. A young Nigerian student shares the story of how she managed to escape the invasion, and highlights what she hopes the future may hold....

 2022-11-09 14:31 

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JUST IN — Senior Russia-installed official in Kherson has died...

Russian media and officials say that Kirill Stremousov, installed by Russia as the deputy leader of the occupied Ukrainian region of Kherson, has died. He was reportedly killed in a car crash....

 2022-11-09 14:31 

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Senior Russia-installed official in Ukraine's Kherson dies...

Russian media and officials say that Kirill Stremousov, installed by Russia as the deputy leader of the occupied Ukrainian region of Kherson, has died. He was reportedly killed in a car crash....

 2022-11-09 14:31 

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UPDATES — Russia orders troops fall back from Kherson city in Ukraine...

Russian media and officials say that Kirill Stremousov, installed by Russia as the deputy leader of the occupied Ukrainian region of Kherson, has died. He was reportedly killed in a car crash....

 2022-11-09 14:07 

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German prosecutors probe cardinal over allegedly false affidavit...

The Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, is under investigation for allegedly making a false statement while under oath about his knowledge of sexual abuse....

 2022-11-09 14:03 

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EU asylum applications reach 'new high' since 2015...

The EU's asylum agency said a rise in monthly figures of people seeking refuge in Europe has "accelerated,4; putting further pressure on host countries....

 2022-11-09 13:47 

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Islamabad rents rise amid influx of Afghan refugees...

Renters in Pakistan's capital are complaining of costlier housing due to Afghan arrivals. However, Afghans, who fled the Taliban to resettle in the West, insist they are stuck in the country due to visa delays....

 2022-11-09 13:29 

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India picked to relieve Apple's China iPhone woes...

The iPhone maker plans to make more of its products in India, signaling frustration with Beijing's zero-COVID policy and geopolitical tensions. Has the tech giant's love affair with China hit the rocks?...

 2022-11-09 12:38 

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UK: Man detained after throwing eggs at King Charles III...

Despite the eggs not appearing to hit the British monarch, the man who allegedly threw the eggs was detained by police....

 2022-11-09 12:27 

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Midterm election: How did 2020 US election deniers perform?...

Over 140 Republicans who backed former President Donald Trump's election lies won their races, including House and Senate seats and offices where they could influence the outcome of future elections....

 2022-11-09 12:12 

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Meta cuts 11,000 jobs, Mark Zuckerberg apologizes to staff...

Meta Platforms said it would let go 13% of its workforce, or more than 11,000 employees, the first broad job cuts in the company's history. CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees he wanted to "take accountability."...

 2022-11-09 12:10 

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Indigenous Indonesians want EU support on land rights...

As the EU and Indonesia work on a free trade agreement, one tribe is seeking European help on securing rights. Many indigenous peoples are at risk of losing their land as economic development increases....

 2022-11-09 11:25 

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Qatar World Cup: 'Counterproductive' alcohol restrictions worry fans...

The first men's football World Cup in an Islamic country will be particularly challenging for supporters who like to drink alcohol. Fan representatives fear Qatari restrictions could even fuel drunkenness....

 2022-11-09 11:22 

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Germany halts Chinese buyouts of semiconductor firms: report...

The German government has reportedly blocked the sale of two semiconductor companies, one based in Dortmund and one in Bavaria. Core components in computers and more, many leading semiconductor manufacturers are in Asia....

 2022-11-09 11:22 

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Germany halts Chinese buyouts of semiconductor firms...

The German government has blocked the sale of two semiconductor companies, one based in Dortmund and one in Bavaria. Core components in computers and more, many leading semiconductor manufacturers are in Asia....

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