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 2023-01-21 09:33 

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Turkey cancels Swedish minister's visit over protest permit...

Turkey said the move was in response to Sweden's decision to allow a far-right protest near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. Sweden needs Turkey's approval to join the NATO military alliance....

 2023-01-21 08:56 

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Indian wrestlers call off protest against sexual harassment...

The sports minister announced a probe into accusations of sexual harassment against the sport's national federation's chief....

 2023-01-21 07:31 

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Germany considers tax cut to lower food prices...

In Germany, food prices have been on the rise for more than a year. To help households, the government is considering a reduction of the VAT rate — which could also benefit the climate and biodiversity....

 2023-01-21 07:27 

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Afghanistan: 'We're not giving up the fight'...

In late January 2022, 25-year-old Tamana Zaryab Paryani was arrested and imprisoned in Kabul. She was brutally tortured, abused, and interrogated for three weeks. Here, she tells DW her story....

 2023-01-21 06:23 

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Brazil defense minister says military not involved in riots...

President Lula had said he suspected collusion by armed forces in the January 8 riots, questioning if he could trust military personnel with his personal security....

 2023-01-21 05:06 

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US: Abortion opponents celebrate end of Roe amid backlash...

Seven months after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, anti-abortion activists are pushing for stricter limits on abortion at the state and national level....

 2023-01-21 04:14 

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Afghanistan: Top UN female officials meet the Taliban...

The UN Deputy-Secretary General Amina Mohammed led a delegation to Afghanistan this week and met Taliban rulers to convey a clear message — restore women's rights....

 2023-01-20 20:57 

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New Zealand: Chris Hipkins set to be new prime minister...

The education minister is the only candidate in the race to replace Jacinda Ardern, but still needs the endorsement from his Labour Party colleagues....

 2023-01-20 20:57 

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Opinion: Why Germany should send Leopard tanks to Ukraine...

At Friday's summit meeting at Ramstein AFB, the German government failed to approve the delivery of Leopard tanks to Ukraine. What is Berlin waiting for? asks Christoph Hasselbach....

 2023-01-20 20:51 

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US to designate Wagner as transnational criminal group...

Russia's private military company, the Wagner Group, is also facing additional sanctions with the US saying it poses a "transcontinental threat."...

 2023-01-20 19:56 

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Economic crisis: Is Egypt the 'new Lebanon?'...

Food prices doubled, salaries halved, banks restricting withdrawals: Egyptians now have the same problems as the Lebanese. But if things get worse here, the fallout will be far more damaging....

 2023-01-20 19:03 

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Rishi Sunak: UK police fine PM for not wearing seat belt...

Lancashire police have asked a "42-year-old man from London" to pay a small fine for a social media video in which he is not wearing a seat belt. They were referring to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak....

 2023-01-20 18:53 

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Gabon's foreign minister dies after heart attack...

Michael Moussa Adamo suffered a heart attack ahead of a cabinet meeting. Gabon's president described the minister's death as a "great loss" for the country....

 2023-01-20 18:15 

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Ramstein talks: No decision on German tanks for Ukraine...

US Defense Secretary Austin has said Germany would continue to exercise leadership, despite Berlin not yet approving its Leopard 2 tanks for delivery to Ukraine. DW has the latest....

 2023-01-20 17:42 

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Dani Alves denied bail on sexual assault allegations...

A Spanish court has ordered that Brazilian footballer Dani Alves be held without bail on allegations of sexual assault. He had answered a summons for questioning about "events that allegedly took place in a nightclub."...

 2023-01-20 17:18 

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German postal workers strike, deliveries delayed...

At least 15,000 German postal workers have downed tools, with Deutsche Post saying the delivery millions of packages and letters was affected. The Verdi trade union urged staff to strike on Saturday, too....

 2023-01-20 17:11 

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Church of England apologizes to LGBTQ people...

The church conceded that treatment of LGBTQ people had been "shameful" at times, but stood firm on its refusal to marry same-sex couples, offering a blessing instead....

 2023-01-20 16:33 

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Allies meet at Ramstein air base over military aid to Ukraine — live updates...

US Defense Minister Austin announced the UK would be sending heavy battle tanks to Ukraine following talks at the Ramstein air base. Germany has denied blocking Leopard tank deliveries. Follow DW for live updates....

 2023-01-20 16:33 

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No decision on German tanks for Ukraine — live updates...

US Defense Secretary Austin has Germany would continue to exercise leadership, despite Berlin not yet approving its tanks for delivery to Ukraine. Follow DW for live updates....

 2023-01-20 15:00 

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Ukraine updates: Fighting in south increases sharply...

Russian forces have stepped up fighting in southern Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia region, claiming they have captured a village. DW has the latest....

 2023-01-20 14:48 

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Why kidnappers in West Africa now target women...

Kidnapping by militants in western Africa is nothing new. However, security experts say many criminals are now abducting women and children to use them as a bargaining chip to seek political attention and raise funds....

 2023-01-20 14:17 

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London court dismisses Uyghur rights group's legal challenge...

The Uyghur rights group said the UK had failed to investigate cotton allegedly produced through forced labor. Rights groups accuse China of widespread abuses in the northwestern Xinjiang region....

 2023-01-20 14:07 

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Macron: France to hike military spending by a third...

In a speech to soldiers in southwestern France, the president said he wanted the military to be ready for "high intensity" conflicts of the future. Paris now plans to spend an extra 118 billion before 2030....

 2023-01-20 13:56 

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Germany's organic farmers are in despair...

Germany is restructuring its agriculture to make one-third of all farms organic by 2030. But as inflation rises, farmers are demanding more government support. They are set to flock to Berlin to make their voices heard....

 2023-01-20 13:33 

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Iranian regime determined to curb protests even at World Handball Championship...

Some opponents of the Islamic Republic of Iran have taken their protest to the latest major international sporting event. However, the regime have been just as determined to stop them in Poland as they are at home....

 2023-01-20 13:18 

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Australian Open: Murray ire raises player welfare questions...

It seemed a simple request: a bathroom break in a near six-hour tennis match that finished after 4am. But the refusal to grant Andy Murray's wish begs questions about putting broadcasters above player welfare....

 2023-01-20 13:18 

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How China's AI is automating the legal system...

In China, many legal matters are in the hands of artificial intelligence. Although it streamlines the process for small claims and misdemeanors, there are concerns over automating complicated cases....

 2023-01-20 13:08 

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Opinion: Rudi Vller is not the reformer German football needs...

Rudi Vller has been appointed the German national team's new sporting director. The legendary former striker may be a practical short-term solution, but he's no visionary and no reformer, says DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons....

 2023-01-20 12:27 

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Google parent company Alphabet to lay off 12,000 employees...

Google parent Alphabet said that the layoffs were due to a "changing economic reality" and that hires had been made during times of growth. The move follows similar cuts at Microsoft, Amazon and Twitter....

 2023-01-20 12:21 

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India: Are Rohingya refugees being targeted by arson?...

Rohingya refugees in India say mysterious fires ravaging their settlements and upturning their lives "have become a constant reminder that we're not wanted."...

 2023-01-20 11:19 

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Third floating LNG terminal arrives in northern Germany...

A third temporary facility to process liquified natural gas (LNG) has docked in the northern industrial port of Brunsbttel. Germany has been sourcing alternative energy supplies to wean itself off Russian gas....

 2023-01-20 11:04 

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The murky world of foreign child adoption in Africa...

Four Croatian couples are on trial in Zambia for attempted child trafficking after authorities found their child adoption papers to be fake. Their case has put a spotlight on foreign child adoption in Africa....

 2023-01-20 10:34 

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Georgia: Former soldier kills 5 in eastern town...

Georgia's interior ministry said that the shooter served in the country's contingent in Afghanistan. He killed himself when police reinforcements arrived at the scene....

 2023-01-20 10:11 

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Ukraine updates: Defense ministers discuss tanks at Ramstein...

At the Ramstein air base in western Germany, defense ministers from around the world are discussing how best to support Ukraine, particularly with tanks. Poland said it will transfer tanks regardless of Berlin's will....

 2023-01-20 09:35 

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Turn off the heat and travel: Greece, Spain, Turkey lure tourists south...

Amid high fuel costs in Germany, Greece, Spain and Turkey are trying to lure long-term winter tourists....

 2023-01-20 08:51 

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T-Mobile: 37 million US customers' data breached...

Less that a year after settling a data leak lawsuit was settled for $350 million, T-Mobile has reported that details of 37 million customers were hacked....

 2023-01-20 07:51 

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US judge fines Trump over 'frivolous' Clinton lawsuit...

The former US president had sought $70 million (64.6 million) in damages from Hillary Clinton and others over claims that his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. The judge ruled the suit "should not have been brought."...

 2023-01-20 04:23 

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Hundreds displaced from fire in Seoul slum...

The low-income Guryong village is prone to fires, floods and other disasters. Around 500 people have been safely evacuated and taken to nearby facilities....

 2023-01-20 01:55 

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Peru: Anti-government protests move from regions to Lima...

Protesters have brought their calls for President Dina Boluarte's resignation to Peru's capital city. The number of protesters killed in clashes with security forces continues to rise....

 2023-01-20 01:31 

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Folk-rock music pioneer David Crosby dies...

Influential rock musician David Crosby, a musical pioneer of the 1960s and 1970s who co-founded two of the most-lauded groups of the time, has died....

 2023-01-20 00:26 

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US announces $2.5 billion package for Ukraine, but no tanks...

The new package will replenish ammunition and boost Ukraine's stock of combat vehicles, but US, and therefore possibly German, tanks are off the table....

 2023-01-19 23:56 

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Sierra Leone: Equality law introduces job quota for women...

The newly passed equality act aims to tackle the massive imbalance between men and women in positions of power. It also guarantees at least 14 weeks of maternity leave....

 2023-01-19 20:45 

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Ukraine updates: European countries pledge new military aid...

Several countries have put together packages including air defense systems, missiles, machine guns and training among other items of military aid to Ukraine in the fight against Russia. Follow DW for more....

 2023-01-19 20:34 

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US: Joe Biden visits California to view storm damage...

The US' most populous state has been hit by a series of "atmospheric river" storms that have caused flooding and mudslides over the past three weeks. Biden has raised the level of federal assistence for relief efforts....

 2023-01-19 20:09 

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Kazakhstan to host chess world championship match, FIDE says...

With less than three months to spare, world chess federation FIDE has announced the match between Ding Liren of China and Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia will take place in Astana. Ukraine likely explains the short notice....

 2023-01-19 19:53 

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Davos 2023: Showcasing Africa, the Africa way...

After remaining in oblivion for years, African companies are forcing global investors to take notice. In Davos, backed by the celebrity power of rapper Will.i.am, they are keen to keep up the momentum....

 2023-01-19 16:50 

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Moldova: Driven to sex work by desperation and poverty...

Many sex workers in Moldova turned to prostitution to feed their families. They experience violence and humiliation in their work. Prostitution is illegal in Moldova so there is no protection from the police....

 2023-01-19 16:39 

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Germany: Union calls for nationwide postal strikes...

Trade union Verdi has called for walkouts at Deutsche Post from Thursday evening, warning that "more strikes will follow."...

 2023-01-19 16:20 

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Western leaders set to upgrade military aid for Ukraine in Ramstein...

The Ukraine Contact Group prepares to meet at the US military base in Ramstein, Germany. NATO and its allies seem set to upgrade arms deliveries to Ukraine. This may include the German Leopard 2 battle tank....

 2023-01-19 16:06 

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Alec Baldwin to be charged with involuntary manslaughter over on-set shooting death...

New Mexico prosecutors announced that they would file criminal charges of involuntary manslaughter against the actor for the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins....

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