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 2022-08-09 14:29 

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German Catholics reject Vatican's abortion stance — report...

A majority of German Catholics don't approve of Pope Francis and the Vatican criticizing abortion, according to a survey commissioned by a Catholic weekly....

 2022-08-09 14:15 

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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz takes equal pay demand to football bosses...

Germany's chancellor has reiterated his call for the men's and women's national football teams to receive equal pay. While failing to commit to the idea, Germany's FA has expressed a willingness to "discuss" the issue....

 2022-08-09 13:47 

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Caution, when your love's got COVID and you just had it...

If you're asking how cautious to be when your partner's got COVID and you've just recovered, it's not easy to advise....

 2022-08-09 13:39 

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Issey Miyake: Japanese fashion designer dies aged 84...

He created wrinkle-free fashion and world-renowned perfumes, in addition to dressing Apple founder Steve Jobs....

 2022-08-09 13:14 

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Uzbekistan team wins Chess Olympiad in Chennai, Ukraine takes women's crown...

Uzbekistan's men have won chess' most prestigious international team tournament in Chennai, fending off stiff competition from India's B team and Armenia. Ukraine won the women's event, ahead of Georgia and India....

 2022-08-09 12:52 

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Why are there so many shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea?...

A 17th century shipwreck recently found in Lbeck is one of many well-preserved wrecks at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Why do they hold up so well there?...

 2022-08-09 12:37 

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Can Nepal maintain neutrality amid China-US tensions?...

Sandwiched between China and India, Nepal wants to avoid being caught up in geopolitical power games. The country's leadership is again proposing a Cold War-era idea formalizing its policy of non-alignment....

 2022-08-09 11:59 

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German theme park reopens after death on roller coaster...

The move comes three days after a woman fell to her death while riding on one of the amusement park's rides. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident....

 2022-08-09 11:40 

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How are Taiwanese dealing with China's military threat?...

Despite the Chinese military's large-scale air and sea exercises around Taiwan, life across the island has largely remained the same. William Yang reports from Taipei....

 2022-08-09 11:38 

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Former Chancellor Merkel's spokesman begins work as ambassador to Israel...

Steffen Seibert has officially taken office as Germany's new ambassador to Israel. A former journalist, he was Angela Merkel's spokesman until December last year and for the majority of her time in office....

 2022-08-09 11:20 

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UN team finds escalating evidence of Myanmar junta's crimes...

UN investigators have said there is growing evidence of crimes against humanity in Myanmar since last year's military coup. The team said it had compiled documentary evidence of the junta's crackdown on dissent....

 2022-08-09 11:04 

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What is the Palestinian Islamic Jihad?...

The small militant faction has often been overshadowed by Hamas, but Israeli officials describe it as one of the most dangerous Palestinian armed groups....

 2022-08-09 10:43 

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Dark matter: An invisible glue that may not even exist...

There's something in the universe that seems to hold everything together, a dark matter like glue. We can't see it, and yet it's got to be out there, right?...

 2022-08-09 09:51 

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Solomon Islands' move to delay elections stokes fears of autocratic slide...

The Solomon Islands' prime minister says he wants to postpone 2023 elections until after his country has hosted the Pacific Games. But critics see the move as another step to undermine democracy in the Pacific nation....

 2022-08-09 09:51 

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Solomon Islands' move to delay election stokes fears of autocratic slide...

The Solomon Islands' prime minister has said he wants to postpone 2023 election until after his country has hosted the Pacific Games. But critics see the move as another step to undermine democracy in the Pacific nation....

 2022-08-09 09:32 

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Bees have a secret survival weapon that might surprise you...

The humble honeybee can control temperature in astounding ways — from keeping the hive cool during heat waves to cooking their enemies alive....

 2022-08-09 09:32 

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New Zealand's rare kakapo parrot sees population boom...

The world's heaviest parrot was at risk of dying out completely, but thanks to the work of Maori tribe members and conservationists, the kakapo's population has now reached its highest number in over 40 years....

 2022-08-09 08:44 

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Nagasaki's mayor warns of 'tangible' crisis on nuclear anniversary...

The mayor of Nagasaki has highlighted the threat of nuclear war on the anniversary of the atomic bomb strike that flattened the city. He said Russia's invasion of Ukraine showed that peace through deterrence was fragile....

 2022-08-09 08:21 

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California mining firms seek to clean up lithium's dirty production footprint...

Three large mining projects based in California's "Lithium Valley" aim to recover lithium with minimal environmental impacts. They have potential to disrupt the global lithium supply chain....

 2022-08-09 08:21 

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California mining firms seek to clean up lithium's dirty production footprint...

Three large mining projects based in California's "Lithium Valley" aim to recover lithium with minimal environmental impacts. They have the potential to simplify the global lithium supply chain....

 2022-08-09 08:20 

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Live ticker: Kenya election 2022...

Kenyans are voting to elect their fifth president, a new parliament and county officials. Closing polls had opposition leader Raila Odinga and Vice President William Ruto in a dead heat. Find all the live updates here....

 2022-08-09 08:20 

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Kenya election 2022 — live updates...

Kenyans are voting to elect their fifth president, a new parliament and county officials. Closing polls had opposition leader Raila Odinga and Vice President William Ruto in a dead heat. Find all the live updates here....

 2022-08-09 08:01 

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Taiwan launches military drills as China extends own exercise...

Taiwan has sounded the alarm over ongoing Chinese military drills in the Taiwan Strait, accusing Beijing of trying to change the decades-long status quo in the region....

 2022-08-09 08:00 

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European food companies break their plastics promises...

Two-thirds of pledges to go greener on plastic fail or are dropped, a DW investigation has found. Here's how European food and drink companies break their own commitments, and how legislation might hold them accountable....

 2022-08-09 07:29 

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EU's emergency gas plan comes into force...

The plan calls on EU countries to reduce their gas consumption amid fears that Russia could stop deliveries. The head of Germany's network regulator says that the plan could put the brakes on rising gas prices....

 2022-08-09 07:01 

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Ukraine: UN head calls shelling at Europe's largest nuclear plant 'suicidal'...

Since Russian forces occupied a Ukraine nuclear power plant in March, the situation has deteriorated and the site has reportedly been shelled, raising concerns of a catastrophe....

 2022-08-09 03:11 

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Polar bear killed after hurting French tourist in Norway...

A polar bear has been killed after it injured a French woman at a campsite on the Svalbard Archipelago north of Norway. The bear entered a tent before wounding the victim's arm....

 2022-08-09 02:23 

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South Korea: 7 die from torrential rain in Seoul...

Heavy rains across the South Korean capital have killed at least seven people. Rains this heavy haven't been seen in 80 years in some areas....

 2022-08-08 23:31 

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Donald Trump says FBI carried out 'unannounced raid' on Mar-a-Lago property...

The former US president said his Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, is "currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents."...

 2022-08-08 19:52 

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Olivia Newton-John, 'Grease' star and singer, dies aged 73...

The British-born Australian actor, singer and philanthropist died "peacefully" at the age of 73, according to a post on her social media account....

 2022-08-08 18:51 

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Ahmaud Arbery's killers get life sentences for hate crime...

A US judge handed the father-and-son duo who chased and shot the 25-year-old Black man life sentences for hate crime charges — on top of their life sentences for murder charges....

 2022-08-08 17:41 

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Cuba: Massive fire at oil storage facility engulfs third tank...

A deadly fire at Cuba's main oil terminal Matanzas is still burning days after one of its gas tanks was struck by lightning. Mexico and Venezuela have deployed teams to help contain the blaze....

 2022-08-08 17:30 

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Blinken outlines new US policy for sub-Saharan Africa...

The US is hoping to counter China and Russia's influence in a region Blinken described as a "major geopolitical force." The US secretary of state is visiting three African countries to promote the plan....

 2022-08-08 17:02 

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Iran nuclear talks end as EU submits 'final text'...

Iranian officials said they were examining the document presented by European Union diplomats at the negotiations to restore the 2015 nuclear deal....

 2022-08-08 15:44 

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Wolf packs spreading rapidly across the Alps, activists say...

"The wolf is here to stay," a Swiss wolf-protection group has said, estimating there are now over 300 wolf packs roaming the Alps. That number could reach 800 in the coming years....

 2022-08-08 15:29 

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Is support for Ukrainian refugees waning in Germany?...

The outbreak of the war in Ukraine was met with an outpouring of humanitarian support from volunteers across Germany. How strong is the solidarity with the refugees after almost six months of war?...

 2022-08-08 15:21 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Ukraine hits bridges in Russian-held Kherson...

Kyiv said it hit the main supply route between Kherson and the south bank of the Dnieper overnight. Meanwhile, calls for access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant grow after recent shelling. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-08-08 14:58 

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COVID lockdown at 'China's Hawaii' widens...

A lockdown on the Chinese island of Hainan has been extended to cover several cities. The tourism-dependent province, which had comparatively few cases during the pandemic, is battling its worst outbreak so far....

 2022-08-08 14:44 

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CPEC: Why is India wary of others joining the China-Pakistan project?...

Despite New Delhi's criticism, both Beijing and Islamabad seem set to push ahead with their CPEC expansion plans and include countries like Afghanistan....

 2022-08-08 14:42 

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What you need to know about Kenya's 2022 elections...

Kenyans will head to the polls on Tuesday to elect their fifth president since independence. The election pitches opposition leader Raila Odinga against current Vice President William Ruto. So what's at stake in Kenya?...

 2022-08-08 14:42 

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Kenya Election 2022: What you need to know...

Kenyans will head to the polls on Tuesday to elect their fifth president since independence. The election pitches opposition leader Raila Odinga against current Vice President William Ruto. So what's at stake in Kenya?...

 2022-08-08 14:14 

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Dark matter: Why we keep searching for something that may not even exist...

Our understanding of the universe keeps improving. But there's a huge invisible force out there called dark matter and we're virtually clueless about it....

 2022-08-08 14:07 

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Kenya: Battered economy takes center stage in election...

Kenyan voters head to the polls on Tuesday, with the high cost of living a pressing issue for the electorate. The global economic downturn is negatively impacting Kenya and the continent....

 2022-08-08 12:27 

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Israel: Fragile cease-fire with Palestinian militants in Gaza holding...

The fragile cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad appears to be holding. The cease-fire follows three days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants that left dozens dead, hundreds injured....

 2022-08-08 12:23 

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Germany's SPD decides to keep Gerhard Schrder, despite Putin ties...

Germany's left-leaning SPD party has decided not to expel former Chancellor Gerhard Schrder, saying that his close ties with Vladimir Putin and Russia's energy companies did not amount to a violation of the party rules....

 2022-08-08 12:20 

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Jewish music festival asks: What exactly is Jewish music?...

Cologne's inaugural Shalom Music festival unites classical, jazz, club, folk and even medieval music under the banner of Jewish music. But does anything actually unite this radically diverse program?...

 2022-08-08 12:02 

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Rhine's low water levels hit German shipping, minister touts dredging...

Industrial production tends to decrease when the Rhine River remains as low as it currently is, challenging Germany's industry to deal with heightened tensions around supply chains and other resources....

 2022-08-08 10:41 

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Japan's wildlife turns on the human population...

Bears, boars, monkeys and even dolphins are becoming bolder and more aggressive as climate change impacts their habitats and forces them into confrontations with humans....

 2022-08-08 10:29 

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Sex tourism: When conscience takes a vacation...

A lot of travelers are looking for sexual adventures — and are willing to pay for them. But many tourist destinations shy away from addressing the issue....

 2022-08-08 10:25 

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