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 2022-01-17 05:38 

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Oxfam: 10 richest men in the world doubled wealth amid COVID pandemic...

Increasing inequalities are "are tearing our world apart," according to the anti-poverty charity. Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are among the world's richest....

 2022-01-17 01:09 

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Greek artist Alekos Fassianos dies at 86...

He was celebrated as one of Greece's most famous painters. Influenced by abstract art, Fassianos adopted a personal anthropocentric style and was given awards by the French and Russian governments....

 2022-01-17 00:34 

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North Korea fires unidentified projectile...

Japan's coast guard believes Pyongyang may have fired a ballistic missile. The launch would be the fourth weapons test by North Korea this month....

 2022-01-17 00:34 

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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile in fourth test this month...

Japan's Coast Guard believes Pyongyang may have fired a ballistic missile. The launch would be the fourth weapons test by North Korea this month....

 2022-01-16 19:54 

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Ukraine: Ex-leader Poroshenko to return amid treason charges...

Petro Poroshenko, the former president of Ukraine, is to return to Kyiv amid the looming threat of Russian aggression. Critics have questioned the timing of the move....

 2022-01-16 19:42 

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Texas synagogue hostage taker identified as British national...

The FBI said the man who held four hostages in a Texas synagogue was a 44-year-old British national. US President Joe Biden called the incident "an act of terror."...

 2022-01-16 19:42 

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Texas synagogue hostage-taker named as British national...

The FBI identified a man who held four hostages in a Texas synagogue as a 44-year-old British national. US President Joe Biden called the incident "an act of terror."...

 2022-01-16 18:05 

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UK to cut BBC funding by freezing license-payer fees...

The BBC is facing a loss of billions in financing as the UK government plans to freeze the license fee. The decision has been accused of being ideologically motivated....

 2022-01-16 17:54 

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Israel: Netanyahu seeks plea deal in corruption case...

Negotiations for a plea deal to end the former prime minister's corruption trial have reportedly hit a wall over the condition that he be removed from politics....

 2022-01-16 17:54 

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Israel: Netanyahu discusses plea deal in corruption case...

Negotiations for a plea deal to end the former prime minister's corruption trial have reportedly hit a wall over the condition that he be removed from politics....

 2022-01-16 17:08 

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Spain: Police arrest 'Spanish Pablo Escobar of heroin'...

Police in Spain say they have apprehended the main importer of heroin to the country. Officers arrested several others and made a substantial haul of the drug....

 2022-01-16 14:58 

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Ukraine: Microsoft reports destructive malware after cyberattack...

The US tech giant has warned of the presence of dangerous malware on dozens of Ukrainian government computers, while Kyiv blamed Russia for the recent hack....

 2022-01-16 14:41 

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Mali's ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies...

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who led the country until he was ousted in a 2020 coup, has died at the age of 76....

 2022-01-16 13:46 

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COVID: Will the vaccine mandate deal a blow to medical care in Germany's Saxony?...

Saxony's dentists are sounding the alarm: They fear that many clinics will close when compulsory vaccination against COVID-19 becomes mandatory for health professionals in mid-March. Why is that?...

 2022-01-16 13:45 

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Opinion: Deserved defeat for Novak Djokovic...

In the case of Novak Djokovic, the final decision has been made: The Australian Open will take place without the Serbian. This entire saga has had many losers, writes DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons....

 2022-01-16 12:58 

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Coronavirus digest: Germany designates all neighboring countries 'high risk'...

Germany has put Austria on its travel warning list, meaning all of its neighbors are now designated high-risk. Meanwhile, several Latin American countries have reported record daily infections. Follow DW for more....

 2022-01-16 12:54 

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Hundreds of migrants heading to the US stopped in Guatemala...

Guatemalan authorities have said they are working "humanely" to return people to their countries of origin. Over the past year, large caravans of migrants have been stopped trying to cross Central American countries....

 2022-01-16 12:29 

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Tonga volcano eruption: 'Significant' damage likely, tsunami threat recedes...

Communication with the Pacific island is still spotty after a massive volcanic eruption spewed ash into the atmosphere and triggered a tsunami that flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States...

 2022-01-16 12:07 

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Novak Djokovic leaves Australia after court rejects deportation appeal...

The Serbian tennis star has left Australia on a flight to Dubai after a court upheld a visa cancelation, arguing that his decision not to be vaccinated against coronavirus posed a risk to the Australian public....

 2022-01-16 10:17 

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The 'Green City' of Freiburg: Is this Germany's future?...

Climate Minister Robert Habeck wants to make Germany climate-neutral by 2045. The southern city of Freiburg is already close to achieving his vision....

 2022-01-16 09:01 

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Novak Djokovic to leave Australia after court rejects deportation appeal...

The Serbian tennis star will not compete in the Australian Open after a court upheld a visa cancelation, arguing that his decision not to be vaccinated against coronavirus posed a risk to the Australian public....

 2022-01-16 08:22 

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Tonga volcano eruption: 'significant' damage likely, tsunami threat receeds...

Communication with the Pacific island is still spotty after a massive volcanic eruption spewed ash into the atmosphere and triggered a tsunami that flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States...

 2022-01-16 07:35 

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Verdict expected in German journalist's trial in Turkey as free press withers...

A verdict is expected in the trial of a German journalist arrested in Turkey on terrorism-related charges. It comes as journalists critical of the government find it increasingly difficult to carry out their work....

 2022-01-16 06:59 

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Australian Federal Court rejects Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic's deportation appeal...

Australia's Federal Court has ruled against Novak Djokovic's appeal against a deportation order....

 2022-01-16 06:59 

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Australian court rejects Novak Djokovic's deportation appeal...

Australia's Federal Court has ruled against Novak Djokovic's appeal against a deportation order....

 2022-01-16 04:49 

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COVAX delivers its billionth COVID-19 vaccine dose...

The global scheme has supplied vaccines against the coronavirus to 144 countries since February 2021. But vaccine inequity remains high, with 40% of the world population yet to receive a single jab....

 2022-01-16 04:07 

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All hostages freed from Texas synagogue after standoff...

Texas Governor Greg Abbott tweeted the three remaining hostages at a synagogue in Texas have been freed. Police said the hostage-taker is dead....

 2022-01-16 01:45 

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Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption...

A tsunami has flooded Tonga's capital after a large eruption from an undersea volcano. Other Pacific islands and the US have issued advisories and have cautioned residents to seek higher ground....

 2022-01-15 21:40 

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Lebanon: Hezbollah, Amal end boycott of cabinet...

The end of the standoff clears the way for ministers to meet after a three-month gap and come up with a plan to stop the country's economic meltdown....

 2022-01-15 20:17 

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Opinion: Empty stadiums are illogical but football is a populist pandemic punch bag...

While pubs, restaurants, theaters and opera houses operate at full capacity, German football is effectively taking place behind closed doors. DW's Matt Ford says the game and its fans are being made scapegoats....

 2022-01-15 20:05 

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Man holds synagogue attendees hostage in Texas...

US media report that a man is holding a number of people hostage at gunpoint in a synagogue in Texas....

 2022-01-15 20:05 

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Man holds synagogue attendees hostage in Texas: reports...

US media report that a man is holding a number of people hostage in a synagogue in Texas. A SWAT team was responding to the situation, police said....

 2022-01-15 19:10 

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Germany: Thousands protest coronavirus pandemic policies...

As Germany battles a fifth coronavirus wave, people took to the street to rail against COVID-19 restrictions and a possible vaccine mandate. Others marched for "solidarity instead of conspiracy theories."...

 2022-01-15 17:58 

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Bayern Munich not phased by COVID-19 absentees, Dortmund pressure or Cologne...

Pandemic-enforced absentees, impressive Borussia Dortmund wins and the prospect of a brave Cologne side rekindled faint hopes of a Bundesliga title race. But it will take more than that to stop Bayern Munich....

 2022-01-15 16:39 

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Help, my child is a narcissist!...

They continually want to be the center of attention, they have an excessive sense of self-importance and have to get their way — children too can manifest narcissistic traits. So what can and should parents do?...

 2022-01-15 16:18 

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Serbia: Activists block roads to protest lithium mine...

Traffic came to a standstill on major roads as activists demanded the scrapping of a planned lithium mine. Serbia is already suffering from a series of environmental problems....

 2022-01-15 16:07 

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Ecuador expands Galapagos Marine Reserve...

Protected waters around the Galapagos, the archipelago that inspired Charles Darwin, have now expanded to 198,000 square kilometers to protect the migration routes of rare species....

 2022-01-15 15:47 

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Kosovo sends back Serbian ballots ahead of referendum...

Kosovar authorities have prevented referendum ballots from being sent to ethnic Serbs in Kosovo. They reject Serbia's efforts to set up its own polling stations in areas with large ethnic Serb populations....

 2022-01-15 12:46 

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Russian troops return after deployment in Kazakhstan...

Forces sent to help quell an outbreak of violence in Kazakhstan have returned to Russia. A Moscow-led alliance of six former soviet states were sent after a request from the Kazakh president....

 2022-01-15 11:41 

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Coronavirus digest: New French booster rules disqualify previously vaccinated...

Half a million vaccinated people in France have lost their proof of vaccination and require boosters. Meanwhile, China has begun to shut down another large city. DW has the latest....

 2022-01-15 10:24 

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Germany: Omicron wave breaks new weekly cases record...

The new wave of coronavirus infections in Germany has now surpassed numbers last seen in November. Experts are warning of the threat this poses to the unvaccinated....

 2022-01-15 08:53 

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Celebrating Moliere's enduring legacy, 400 years on...

His plays, such "Tartuffe" or "Don Juan," were scandalous and banned. As the world celebrates Moliere's 400th anniversary, here's a look at the French playwright's works....

 2022-01-15 07:57 

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Novak Djokovic in Australia immigration detention ahead of deportation ruling...

The number one ranked tennis player awaiting a federal court decision after his visa was revoked for a second time on Friday....

 2022-01-15 07:04 

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Tonga hit by Tsunami after volcanic eruption...

A tsunami warning has been issued by officials in Tonga and American Samoa after a large volcanic eruption. Parts of Tonga's capital have been flooded....

 2022-01-15 03:39 

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US: 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli ordered to pay back profits...

A federal judge has punished "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug, ordering him to return millions in profits. Shkreli is also now barred from working in the pharmaceuticals industry....

 2022-01-15 00:16 

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US 'welcomes' Russian arrests of REvil ransomware gang...

Russia's Federal Security Service has announced a major crackdown on the REvil ransomware hacking group. One of the arrested individuals was allegedly responsible for the attack on the Colonial Pipeline last year....

 2022-01-14 21:53 

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Erling Haaland at the double as Dortmund destroy Freiburg...

Borussia Dortmund beat Freiburg to keep them close to Bayern Munich, but more importantly the performance suggests Dortmund may well have turned a corner this season....

 2022-01-14 21:35 

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Tunisia: Protesters mark 2011 uprising despite ban...

Police fired tear gas and water cannons as demonstrators defied coronavirus restrictions and took to the streets to protest President Kais Saied's grip on power....

 2022-01-14 21:09 

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Poland's military not concerned about database leak...

Poland's Defense Ministry played down the importance of a leak listing equipment used by military units around the country. But military police want to know how a civil servant obtained the data in the first place....

 2022-01-14 19:40 

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Italy: Center-right parties want Silvio Berlusconi as president...

A coalition of right-wing parties is rallying behind the controversial figure, media mogul and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to become Italy's next head of state....

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