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 2022-01-20 16:50 

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Teen pilot becomes youngest woman to fly solo around the world...

A 19-year-old has become the youngest woman to complete a round-the-world journey by plane on her own. She completed the trip in five months despite several obstacles....

 2022-01-20 16:46 

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EU parliament decides to restrict live animal transports...

The EU has moved to regulate live transports of animals more strictly. The changes come after an animal welfare investigation had revealed shocking insights into the industry....

 2022-01-20 16:46 

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EU parliament restricts live animal transports...

The EU has moved to regulate live transports of animals more strictly. The changes come after an animal welfare investigation had revealed shocking insights into the industry....

 2022-01-20 16:26 

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US won't resume Sudan aid without civilian government...

Washington has pressured Sudan to end violence against anti-coup protesters and restore a civilian-led government. Demonstrators, judges and prosecutors have condemned a crackdown on protesters....

 2022-01-20 15:33 

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Israel to buy 3 submarines from Germany's Thyssenkrupp...

The Israeli government has announced a deal to buy 3 submarines from German giant Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems....

 2022-01-20 15:17 

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Two Mexican journalists killed in just two weeks...

In Mexico, the year has begun with two murders of journalists in just two weeks. Investigators though claim the deaths are not related to the victims' work and the president refuses to address the issue....

 2022-01-20 15:09 

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Why some church windows depict Hitler...

Devil or fool? Several churches have stained-glass windows portraying Adolf Hitler. Who were the artists and what are the artworks all about?...

 2022-01-20 14:29 

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Blinken says NATO speaks with unity on Ukraine-Russia tensions...

Washington's top diplomat was in Germany as part of a whistlestop tour of Europe amid fears that Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine. He said NATO stood united ahead of a meeting with his Russian counterpart....

 2022-01-20 13:29 

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Pakistan: Women with obstetric fistulas face harsh discrimination...

Women who form the condition during childbirth are often thrown out of their homes and separated from their families. Doctors say that more needs to be done to expand healthcare and treat the preventable condition....

 2022-01-20 12:39 

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5 reasons why oil prices could soon hit $100 a barrel...

Oil is trading at a seven-year high as strong demand faces off with supply troubles and waning inventories. For consumers reeling from high energy bills, more pain could be in store with the rally yet to run its course....

 2022-01-20 12:39 

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Five reasons why oil prices could soon hit $100 a barrel...

Oil is trading at a seven-year high as strong demand faces off with supply troubles and waning inventories. For consumers reeling from high energy bills, more pain could be in store with the rally yet to run its course....

 2022-01-20 12:15 

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German military plane 'denied' from flying over Mali...

The military junta in Mali has refused to let a German military transport plane to fly over its territory. Germany, which has soldiers based in Mali, is now seeking an explanation....

 2022-01-20 12:15 

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Mali 'denied' German military plane access to airspace...

The military junta in Mali has refused to let a German military transport plane fly over its territory. Germany, which has soldiers based in Mali, is now seeking an explanation....

 2022-01-20 11:51 

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Antibiotic-resistant superbugs kill more people than AIDS or malaria: study...

More than a million people worldwide die each year from infections linked to microbes resistant to antibiotics, a new study has found. Researchers describe the threat as "one of the greatest challenges facing humanity."...

 2022-01-20 11:28 

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Liberia: Stampede at church event kills dozens...

President George Weah was expected to visit the site of the tragedy which occurred in a suburb of the Liberian capital Monrovia. Police have warned the death toll may increase....

 2022-01-20 11:15 

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Ex-Pope Benedict XVI named in child abuse report...

Benedict served as the head of the Catholic Church from 2005 to 2013. He is accused of failing to act in four child abuse cases during his time as archbishop of Munich and Freising from 1977 to 1982....

 2022-01-20 11:15 

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Ex-Pope Benedict XVI 'failed to act' in child abuse cases — report...

Benedict served as the head of the Catholic Church from 2005 to 2013. The child abuse cases occurred during his time as archbishop of Munich and Freising from 1977 to 1982....

 2022-01-20 11:10 

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US Secretary of State Blinken visits Berlin amid Ukraine-Russia tension...

Washington's top diplomat is visiting Germany as part of a whistlestop tour of Europe amid fears that Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine....

 2022-01-20 11:10 

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US Secretary of State Blinken says NATO speaks with unity on Ukraine-Russia tensions...

Washington's top diplomat is visiting Germany as part of a whistlestop tour of Europe amid fears that Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine. He said NATO stood united ahead of a meeting with his Russian opposite number....

 2022-01-20 10:39 

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Amanda Gorman: A year after 'The Hill We Climb'...

Two books, the covers of Vogue and TIME, a Super Bowl debut, and a 2036 presidential bid backed by Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton. This poet has been busy....

 2022-01-20 10:29 

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From sports stars to exiles: Belarusian athletes on life abroad...

For the sportspeople who opposed the regime of Alexander Lukashenko, life looks very different, with many in exile. But what has happened since they left Belarus? DW spoke to some of those making new lives elsewhere....

 2022-01-20 09:39 

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German actor Hardy Krger dies at 93...

He had studied at an elite Nazi school, but after the war, he became a film star and an outspoken opponent of far-right violence. He has died at the age of 93....

 2022-01-20 09:38 

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US State Secretary Blinken visits Berlin amid Ukraine-Russia tension...

Washington's top diplomat is visiting Germany as part of a whistlestop tour of Europe amid fears that Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine....

 2022-01-20 09:16 

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CIA cast doubt on 'Havana Syndrome' being a foreign attack — reports...

Most cases of the mysterious health condition, dubbed "Havana Syndrome", are unlikely to have been caused by a foreign power, according to an interim CIA report cited by the US media....

 2022-01-20 09:14 

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AFCON 2021: Sierra Leone's 'nearly men' enjoying their moment...

For the first time since 1996, Sierra Leone are back competing in an African Cup of Nations. The Leone Stars have upset two tournament favorites in a remarkable comeback story....

 2022-01-20 08:38 

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Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell requests retrial...

Maxwell has been convicted on five counts of sex trafficking by a New York court, and is expected to be sentenced in June. But her lawyers demand a retrial over one of the jurors....

 2022-01-20 08:07 

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Israel and Germany urge the UN to condemn Holocaust denial...

Ambassadors of Israel and Germany say denying the Holocaust threatens peaceful coexistence worldwide. Their appeal comes 80 years after the Wannsee Conference, where Nazis discussed the extermination of Europe's Jews....

 2022-01-20 07:35 

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What Holocaust remembrance work means today...

In 1942, Nazi leaders met in a villa to plan the Holocaust: 80 years after the Wannsee Conference, the memorial center's director Deborah Hartmann still sees links with today's society....

 2022-01-20 06:40 

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Coronavirus digest: Germany sees another record high in daily cases...

Daily COVID-19 infections and the seven-day incidence rate have reached a new high in Germany. Meanwhile, New Zealand has ruled out lockdowns as it braces for the spread of omicron. DW has the latest....

 2022-01-20 06:40 

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Coronavirus digest: UK's Health Secretary says COVID-19 could be around 'forever'...

Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, says the UK must learn to live with COVID-19. Meanwhile, daily COVID-19 infections and the seven-day incidence rate have reached a new high in Germany. DW has the latest....

 2022-01-20 06:14 

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US President Joe Biden's first year weighed down by disappointment...

From winning a record number of votes to an unpopular presidency struggling to pass key legislation, how did it go so wrong? With elections around the corner, Biden has little time to turn things around....

 2022-01-20 04:41 

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North Korea hints it may resume nuclear tests...

North Korean state media said the country would consider restarting "suspended activities," amid preparations for a "long-term confrontation" with the United States....

 2022-01-20 04:27 

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US Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to keep Capitol attack records secret...

In a setback for former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents to a congressional committee investigating the 2021 Capitol attack....

 2022-01-20 01:44 

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Tonga eruption: First aid flights take off from Australia, New Zealand...

The airport's runway has been cleared of ash to make way for the flights. Additional aid is expected later this week....

 2022-01-19 23:14 

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Dutch museums open as salons to protest COVID rules...

Famed museums and Amsterdam's concert hall offered haircuts and manicures, as the cultural sector protested lockdown measures that allow shops, hairdressers and gyms to open — but not cultural venues....

 2022-01-19 23:13 

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German Cup: Union cement status as undisputed kings of Berlin...

Union Berlin tasted victory against city rivals Hertha once again as they met for the first time in the German Cup. Their victory provides further proof of their capital city supremacy, writes DW's Tom Gennoy....

 2022-01-19 22:45 

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US: Trump's company accused of misleading banks, tax officials...

New York State's attorney accused Trump's real estate business of seeking to obtain economic benefits with lenders and tax authorities, by manipulating the value of his properties....

 2022-01-19 22:21 

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US: Biden says he 'didn't anticipate' extent of Republican obstruction...

US President Joe Biden said that he did not promise too much with his agenda, but did underestimate Republican opposition. He was speaking to mark one year since his inauguration....

 2022-01-19 20:44 

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Coronavirus digest: Travel bans ineffective, WHO says...

The World Health Organization said bans on international travel have proved ineffective. Meanwhile, the English will lower their masks. Follow DW for the latest coronavirus news....

 2022-01-19 20:33 

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Berlin investigates Green Party leaders over COVID payments...

The Berlin prosecutor's office is investigating COVID bonuses to Green Party leadership. The breach of trust probe targets current Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and Economy Minister Robert Habeck, among others....

 2022-01-19 18:53 

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Brazil: Rio police occupy favela to 'reclaim territory'...

In a major operation to push back against gangs, some 1,200 Brazilian military police were deployed to a neighborhood as part of a project to "change the lives of the people."...

 2022-01-19 18:46 

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EU to withhold funds for Poland over Turow coal mine...

The European Commission is punishing Poland after Warsaw ignored a court order to pay a daily fine over the Turow coal mine near the Czech border....

 2022-01-19 18:15 

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Norwegian mass killer Breivik still a danger, psychiatrist says at hearing...

Neo-Nazi Anders Behring Breivik is seeking parole after serving half of a 21-year sentence for a terrorist attack that killed 77 people in 2011. A psychiatrist has said he is still dangerous and "you cannot trust him."...

 2022-01-19 17:04 

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UK: Boris Johnson defies leadership challenge to oust him over 'partygate'...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a possible leadership challenge as lawmakers within his own Conservative Party seek to remove him. In the latest blow, one Tory parliamentarian defected to the opposition....

 2022-01-19 16:25 

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Coronavirus digest: South Africa launches 1 billion-dose vaccine plant...

A vaccine-manufacturing facility to improve Africa's ability to produce jabs for diseases including COVID-19 opened after an investment by a South African-American billionaire. Follow DW for the latest coronavirus news....

 2022-01-19 15:37 

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Angela Merkel rejects United Nations job offer...

Germany's former chancellor thanked UN chief Antonio Guterres "and let him know that she would not be taking up the offer." She was reportedly offered to chair a high-level advisory body....

 2022-01-19 14:30 

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Nepal faces a new omicron-fueled coronavirus surge...

Health officials are concerned that the sheer number of new infections will again overwhelm the Himalayan country's fragile health care system after the delta variant tore through the country last year....

 2022-01-19 14:30 

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Nepal faces new omicron-fueled coronavirus surge...

Health officials are worried the sheer number of new infections will once again overwhelm the Himalayan country's fragile health care system....

 2022-01-19 14:29 

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Why Germany refuses weapons deliveries to Ukraine...

Germany has declined to join allies like the US and UK in shipping weapons to Ukraine. The country faces an unpredictable Russian troop buildup on its borders — and there is precedent for armed aggression....

 2022-01-19 14:04 

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Are armies in Africa more of a problem than a solution?...

Many armies in African countries are perceived as underfunded, under-equipped, and ineffective. They are also seen as prone to stage coups and violate human rights. But experts say a more nuanced view is needed....

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