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 2022-06-22 14:36 

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Olaf Scholz: NATO partners can 'rely on Germany'...

In a speech ahead of key summits, the German chancellor has told parliament that "we will defend every square meter of NATO territory." He also described a partnership with Russia under Vladimir Putin as "unimaginable."...

 2022-06-22 14:00 

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US unveils plans to limit nicotine levels in cigarettes...

The White House plans to establish a maximum nicotine level in cigarettes sold in the United States. Nicotine is the addictive substance in tobacco....

 2022-06-22 13:44 

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France investigates government minister over rape report...

Prosecutors have received two rape reports about Chrysoula Zacharopoulou. The Greek-born junior minister had previously worked as a gynecologist....

 2022-06-22 13:33 

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Saudi crown prince makes first Turkey trip since Khashoggi murder...

Mohammed bin Salman is visiting Turkey for the first time since the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. The trip comes as Turkey faces its worst economic crisis in decades....

 2022-06-22 13:19 

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Germany lays out plan to overhaul rail network...

Transport bosses say work is scheduled to begin in 2024 as modernization of heavily used routes is essential if Germany is to meet its climate targets....

 2022-06-22 13:08 

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German idioms that refer to foreign nations...

How Germans describe an affluent lifestyle, a colloquial term used for serving time behind bars — and a typical sarcastic response....

 2022-06-22 13:07 

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France investigates government minister over rape claims...

Prosecutors have received two rape allegations against Chrysoula Zacharopoulou. The Greek-born junior minister had previously worked as a gynecologist....

 2022-06-22 13:05 

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India: 'Mosque vetting' by Hindu groups draws criticism...

Hindu nationalist groups in India claim that many mosques and Islamic monuments from the Mughal era were built on sacred Hindu sites. Muslims fear more marginalization as a result of these measures....

 2022-06-22 13:00 

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Chancellor Scholz says NATO partners can rely on Germany...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz told the Bundestag that NATO allies can rely on Germany to come to their aid, with a new level of commitment to military spending. The speech came ahead of EU, G7 and NATO summits....

 2022-06-22 12:10 

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Antisemitic mural removed at Documenta art fair...

After first covering up the artwork deemed to include antisemitic depictions, Documenta organizers have pulled down the controversial banner by artist collective, Taring Padi....

 2022-06-22 12:10 

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Antisemitic mural removed from documenta fifteen art exhibition...

After first covering up an artwork deemed to include antisemitic depictions, documenta organizers have pulled down the controversial banner by artist collective Taring Padi....

 2022-06-22 12:10 

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Antisemitic mural removed from Documenta art exhibition...

After first covering up an artwork deemed to include antisemitic depictions, documenta organizers have pulled down the controversial banner by artist collective Taring Padi....

 2022-06-22 12:01 

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Timothy Snyder compares Russian grain blockade to Stalin's starvation tactics...

US historian Timothy Snyder has compared Russia's blockade of grain supplies from Ukraine with Stalin's terror of hunger. At the Global Media Forum, he called for more independent reporting from on the ground in Ukraine....

 2022-06-22 11:25 

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The EU enlargement promise to Western Balkans holds, German envoy says...

The EU Western Balkans summit takes place in Brussels on Wednesday. Ahead of talks, the German government's envoy Manuel Sarrazin warns of the slow progress in the EU enlargement process for the Western Balkans....

 2022-06-22 11:13 

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Labor Notes 2022: US workers are pushing unions to the mainstream...

After decades in the rut, the US labor movement appears reinvigorated. At the Labor Notes conference in Chicago, labor leaders wanted to ensure it's a true upsurge, and not just a blip, as Teddy Ostrow reports....

 2022-06-22 11:13 

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Labor Notes 2022: US workers are pushing unions into the mainstream...

After decades in a rut, the US labor movement appears to be reinvigorated. At the Labor Notes conference in Chicago, labor leaders wanted to ensure it's a true upsurge and not just a blip, as Teddy Ostrow reports....

 2022-06-22 11:05 

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China: Floods in the south force evacuations, destroy property...

Flooding in southern China has forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people. Heavy rainfall has swamped cities in Guangdong province, with houses and cars swept away....

 2022-06-22 10:25 

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Two Jesuit Priests gunned down in Mexico...

A man seeking sanctuary at their church was also killed. The two priests belonged to a religious order well-known for negotiating gang disputes in Chihuahua — a region wracked by organized crime....

 2022-06-22 09:25 

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Death toll rises in Afghanistan earthquake...

Afghan emergency officials say at least 920 people have been killed following magnitude 6 earthquake in eastern Afghanistan, with warnings the death toll is likely to rise....

 2022-06-22 09:25 

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Afghanistan struck by deadliest earthquake in 2 decades...

Emergency officials say at least 920 people have been killed after a magnitude 6 earthquake in eastern Afghanistan. The death toll is likely to rise as search efforts continue....

 2022-06-22 09:14 

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Saud Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman is heading to Turkey to normalize relations...

The Saudi crown prince will visit Turkey for the first time since the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. The trip comes as Turkey faces its worst economic crisis in decades....

 2022-06-22 08:39 

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Explained: Why is Kaliningrad so important to Russia?...

Russia and Lithuania have become embroiled in a row after the EU state barred transport of some Kaliningrad-bound goods through its territory. But where is Kaliningrad, why is it part of Russia and what makes it so key?...

 2022-06-22 05:56 

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Brazil's Lula makes green promises in election bid...

The 76-year-old leftist is seeking a third term after serving as president from 2003 to 2010. Polls show he is ahead of far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro....

 2022-06-22 05:53 

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BREAKING — Scores killed in Afghanistan earthquake...

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake in eastern Afghanistan has killed "hundreds of people" according to a local official....

 2022-06-22 05:53 

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Scores killed in Afghanistan earthquake...

A magnitude 6 earthquake in eastern Afghanistan has killed "hundreds of people," according to local officials....

 2022-06-22 01:59 

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Ukraine: Zelenskyy urges more sanctions amid Donbas standoff — live updates...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on the EU to impose more sanctions on Moscow as fighting remains entrenched in the Donbas. Meanwhile, Putin is due to lay flowers to commemorate WWII. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-22 00:13 

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Bill Cosby sexually assaulted teen in 1970s, jury finds...

The entertainer had molested a 16-year-old in 1975 at the Playboy Mansion, according to a Los Angeles County jury. The victim, who is now 64, was awarded financial compensation....

 2022-06-21 22:44 

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Uvalde shooting: Texas official labels police response 'abject failure'...

Texas official Steven McCraw said that officers searched for a key that was not needed and waited an hour outside classrooms. Relatives of schoolchildren and staff are angry over how police responded to the shooting....

 2022-06-21 21:07 

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Ecuador: Clashes break out at Indigenous protests...

Police lobbed tear gas at hundreds of demonstrators in Quito amid Indigenous-led protests against high fuel prices. The country's defense minister described widespread road blockades as "a grave threat."...

 2022-06-21 20:03 

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Tens of thousands rally to defend Georgia's European future...

The European Commission has recommended EU member candidate status for Ukraine and Moldova, but said Georgia still falls short. In Tbilisi, tens of thousands came out to defend their dream of a future in Europe....

 2022-06-21 19:55 

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Opinion: World swimming body got it wrong with trans women...

FINA has largely banned trans women from female categories. But such policy is based on a flawed premise and risks marginalizing them, argues researcher and guest writer Blair Hamilton....

 2022-06-21 19:42 

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EU tries to get grain from Ukraine as Russia's war drags on...

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has called on Russia to allow Ukraine to export wheat. Russia's blockade on Ukrainian grains is a war crime, Borrell told EU foreign ministers....

 2022-06-21 19:42 

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French election: Macron seeks allies to prop up minority government...

After losing his parliamentary majority in elections over the weekend, French President Emmanuel Macron is set up for tough negotiations with opposition parties passing his reformist agenda....

 2022-06-21 19:21 

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EU court sets limits for use of passenger flight data...

While airlines are still obligated to send passenger data to authorities on people entering the EU, the bloc's top court has restricted the use of the data "to what is strictly necessary."...

 2022-06-21 18:36 

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Mohammed bin Salman: From pariah to preferred partner?...

Mohammed bin Salman is marking his fifth anniversary as Saudi Arabia's crown prince with a regional power tour. The 36-year-old is back on the international political stage thanks to oil, allies and lessons learned....

 2022-06-21 17:41 

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US Supreme Court rejects Bayer Roundup case...

Bayer has suffered a setback in its attempts to limit payouts in Roundup cases. The US Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from Bayer over a $25 million judgement....

 2022-06-21 17:38 

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First heavy weapons from Germany arrive in Ukraine...

Ukraine on Tuesday said that the first delivery of German howitzers and other heavy weapons had arrived in Ukraine. Meanwhile, the government in Berlin published a complete list of military aid sent or pledged to Kyiv....

 2022-06-21 17:29 

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Fighting a 'battle between democracy and authoritarianism'...

Independent journalists in Russia and Ukraine work in violent, life-threatening conditions. They also must fight against propaganda, division and polarization. A panel at the Global Media Forum discussed their work....

 2022-06-21 16:24 

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Novel battery, cancer vaccine among European inventor award winners...

The 2022 winners of one of Europe's most prestigious innovation awards were announced Tuesday. Some of the highlights included upgraded batteries and cancer vaccines....

 2022-06-21 16:14 

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Glencore subsidiary pleads guilty to bribery at African oil operations...

Glencore has pleaded guilty to paying millions of dollars in bribes to secure crude oil in five African countries. It is the mining company's latest mea-culpa in a series of bribery investigations worldwide....

 2022-06-21 14:26 

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Twitter board endorses Elon Musk's $44 billion takeover bid...

Elon Musk says there are still unresolved questions about his takeover bid for Twitter. However, the board has recommended that shareholders accept the deal....

 2022-06-21 14:17 

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Ukraine war: A special tribute...

In this episode of DW Festival Concert, we'll hear pieces by legendary Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov, and the Italian maestro Giuseppe Verdi's "Messa de Requiem."...

 2022-06-21 13:59 

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German antitrust body launches investigation into Google Maps...

Germany's Cartel Office has said Google Maps services could be shutting out competitors. Issues include embedding Google Maps data into other map services....

 2022-06-21 13:46 

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Mali mourns massacre victims...

The UN has offered to help investigate the killing of more than 130 people by alleged jihadists in central Mali. The country's interim government has declared three days of national mourning....

 2022-06-21 13:22 

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First Native American woman set to be US treasurer...

US President Joe Biden has nominated Mohegan Indian Tribe Lifetime Chief Marilynn Malerba to oversee the US Mint. It marks the first time a Native American's signature will appear on the US currency....

 2022-06-21 12:35 

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Why are Indians protesting against a new military hiring plan?...

The government's recruitment drive to modernize its defense forces has been met with violent protests by disappointed and unemployed youth seeking a rollback of the scheme....

 2022-06-21 12:09 

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Antisemitism debate rages at Documenta art fair...

From the inclusion of Palestinian artists to an Indonesian mural bearing alleged antisemitic tropes, Germany's renowned Documenta art gathering has opened amid heated controversy....

 2022-06-21 11:13 

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South Korea's space ambitions grow with first homegrown rocket launch...

The successful launch puts the country a step closer to domestic space development, which could curb South Korea's dependence on foreign partners and private companies for space projects....

 2022-06-21 10:19 

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Japan's central bank stands firm as yen plummets in value...

The decade of currency stability has come to an end with the rising cost of necessities and dear luxuries. But the central bank seems to be determined to keep its weak yen policy....

 2022-06-21 09:42 

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These are the German sights you most want to visit!...

Some sights in Germany draw several million visitors a year - unless there is a pandemic. They include Cologne Cathedral, the Berlin Wall, and Neuschwanstein Castle....

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