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 2023-01-24 19:29 

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The sur: Argentina, Brazil currency plan has lots of holes...

The "sur" is meant to achieve the nearly impossible: a common currency and economic integration for Argentina and Brazil, countries that don't even have a free trade agreement. But economists aren't convinced....

 2023-01-24 19:27 

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Lebanon blast investigator charges former PM, top prosecutor...

The Beirut port blast investigator has resumed his probe after a suspension lasting more than a year. He's now charged the prosecutor general and seven others, but the prosecutor has deemed the probe's restart illegal....

 2023-01-24 18:20 

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Germany to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine — reports...

Not-yet-confirmed news reports from several outlets say Germany's government has decided to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine along with allies. This follows a fairly long-running debate....

 2023-01-24 17:57 

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Classified documents found at former US Vice President Pence's home...

Pence's lawyer said the documents "were inadvertently boxed and transported." The find is the latest in a string of incidents involving sensitive files discovered at the residences of high-ranking US politicians....

 2023-01-24 17:48 

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EU approves two insects for human consumption...

Swapping steaks for crickets can cut greenhouse gas pollution and slow species extinction but persuading people to eat them will be tricky....

 2023-01-24 17:13 

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Recognize the disabled as Nazi-era victims — German charity...

A new appeal urges the Bundestag parliament to recognize disabled people or others deemed too sick either to live or to procreate as victims of the Nazi regime. Roughly 300,000 were killed or forcibly sterilized....

 2023-01-24 16:23 

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Germany's Africa aid strategy highlights need for green jobs...

Germany has mapped out a vision of how it will work with partners on the African continent. The aid strategy stresses the need for sustainable jobs. However, there was some criticism about a lack of concrete proposals....

 2023-01-24 16:09 

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M23 rebel group leaves a trail of trauma in eastern Congo...

Displaced survivors and witnesses of atrocities at the hands of the armed group M23, which is fighting the army in eastern Congo, have spoken with DW about their trauma as they seek to rebuild their lives....

 2023-01-24 15:56 

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Oscars: 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' tops 2023 nominations...

"Tr," "All Quiet on the Western Front" and "The Banshees of Inisherin" are also among Academy Awards' most nominated films....

 2023-01-24 15:20 

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German police swoop in drug raids on asylum shelters...

Police, including special operation forces, have raided asylum shelters and private dwellings in southwestern Germany after an investigation lasting several months....

 2023-01-24 15:20 

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Just how dangerous is mercury, anyway?...

Mercury is a naturally occurring element found in air, water and soil. But it's also a dangerous toxic nerve poison....

 2023-01-24 14:39 

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'All Quiet on the Western Front' gets 9 Oscar nominations...

The German anti-war drama is nominated for best picture and best international feature. DW spoke with director Edward Berger....

 2023-01-24 14:29 

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Cameroon: Investigative journalists want more protection...

After the murder of their colleague Martinez Zogo, a critic of the government, Cameroonian journalists say they won't be intimidated and give up. Press bodies and media professionals are calling for better protection....

 2023-01-24 14:29 

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In Cameroon, investigative journalists want more protection...

After the murder of their colleague Martinez Zogo, a government critic, Cameroonian journalists have said they won't be intimidated and give up. Press bodies and media professionals are calling for better protection....

 2023-01-24 14:26 

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German government sued over 'failure' to meet climate targets...

A prominent environmental group accused Berlin of failing to meet its own climate goals. It is asking for an emergency program to salvage the targets....

 2023-01-24 13:52 

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ChatGPT is changing education, say AI experts. But how?...

Experts say artificial intelligence chatbots like ChatGPT are changing the way students are taught and study. These "language model" AIs can write flawless-looking academic essays. Is it a threat or opportunity or both?...

 2023-01-24 13:52 

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ChatGPT is changing education, AI experts say — but how?...

Experts say artificial intelligence chatbots like ChatGPT are changing the way students are taught and study. These "language model" AIs can write flawless-looking academic essays. Is it a threat or opportunity or both?...

 2023-01-24 12:11 

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Finland foreign minister hints at joining NATO without Sweden...

Kurdish and anti-Islam protests in Sweden have angered Turkey, threatening the Nordic countries' joint NATO application. Turkey has thus far blocked the pair's NATO bid....

 2023-01-24 12:11 

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Finland's foreign minister hints at joining NATO without Sweden...

Kurdish and anti-Islam protests in Sweden have angered Turkey, threatening the Nordic countries' joint NATO application. Turkey has thus far blocked the pair's NATO bid....

 2023-01-24 11:41 

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Why is India arming villagers in Jammu and Kashmir?...

India has revived its village defense program in Kashmir following a recent spate of deadly attacks. The decision to send weapons into the contentious region has not gone uncondemned....

 2023-01-24 11:32 

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Is the EU losing the fight for human rights in Asia?...

Brussels is seeking to build influence in Southeast Asia. But the EU's habit of criticizing governments over human rights doesn't go down too well in the region....

 2023-01-24 11:28 

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Are electric jets ready to take-off?...

It could be the biggest revolution in the aviation industry since the invention of the jet engine, but there are still many hurdles for electric passenger planes before they take to the skies....

 2023-01-24 11:28 

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Are electric jets ready for takeoff?...

It could be the biggest revolution in the aviation industry since the invention of the jet engine, but there is still much in the way before electric passenger planes before take to the skies....

 2023-01-24 10:51 

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Ukraine updates: Poland asks Germany for permission to send tanks...

Poland's defense minister says Warsaw has sent a formal request for Berlin to allow the transfer of German-made Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. Follow DW for more....

 2023-01-24 10:04 

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Poland asks Germany to allow Leopard 2 tank transfer...

Poland's defense minister says Warsaw has sent a formal request for Berlin to allow the transfer of German-made Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine....

 2023-01-24 10:04 

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Ukraine updates: Poland asks German permission to send tanks...

Poland's defense minister says Warsaw has sent a formal request for Berlin to allow the transfer of German-made Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. DW...

 2023-01-24 09:58 

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Ukraine officials leave posts after corruption allegations...

Ukraine's deputy defense minister, responsible for supplies to troops, has resigned citing "media accusations" of corruption. Other government figures have also quit or been fired....

 2023-01-24 09:51 

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How the myth of whiteness in classical sculpture was created...

The myth that statues of ancient Greece and Rome were white was created over time and upheld in part to serve racist ideological purposes. But recent exhibitions have shed new light on the colorful ancient world....

 2023-01-24 09:42 

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Myanmar military accused of war crimes, case filed in Germany...

The complainants have accused Myanmar's military of war crimes and have sought legal action under universal jurisdiction. They have lodged the case with Germany's Federal Public Prosecutor General....

 2023-01-24 09:36 

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'Temperaments' at the Beethovenfest...

In this episode of DW Festival Concerts, listen to works by Paul Hindemith and Dmitri Shostakovich in a concert titled "Temperaments."...

 2023-01-24 09:03 

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France returns 47 women, children from Syria detention camp...

The French foreign ministry said the women were handed over to the "competent judicial authorities." This is the third such large-scale repatriation, taking place under humanitarian pressure....

 2023-01-24 09:03 

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France repatriates 47 women, children from Syria detention camp...

The French foreign ministry said the women were handed over to the "competent judicial authorities." This is the third such large-scale repatriation, taking place under humanitarian pressure....

 2023-01-24 08:33 

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WHO calls for 'immediate' action after cough syrup deaths...

Contaminated cough syrups have been linked to hundreds of child deaths in Africa and Asia. The WHO is reportedly investigating potential connections between the pharmaceutical companies that made the products....

 2023-01-24 06:05 

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Grlach Global: A new world order in the Asia-Pacific region...

Japan and South Korea are surrounded by nationalistic forces that pose poential threats in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. DW columnist Alexander Grlach explores their new defense alliance with the US....

 2023-01-24 05:00 

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Trial of Mexico's top cop accused of helping El Chapo begins...

Genaro Garca Luna, who was once the top security official in Mexico, has been accused of protecting drug smuggling operations and taking bribes worth millions from Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman....

 2023-01-24 02:23 

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Multiple victims in another mass shooting in California...

A man is in custody after he allegedly opened fire on people at two separate locations in Half Moon Bay in California....

 2023-01-24 02:23 

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Multiple victims in additional mass shootings in California...

A man is in custody after he allegedly opened fire on people at two separate locations in Half Moon Bay in California. He was taken into custody after driving to a police parking lot....

 2023-01-24 01:12 

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Erdogan warns Sweden not to count on Turkey for NATO bid...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was incensed by a Quran-burning protest in Stockholm last week. Sweden needs Turkey's backing to gain entry to the trans-Atlantic military alliance....

 2023-01-24 00:12 

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Jury convicts far-right Oath Keepers for US Capitol attack...

Four members of the group were found guilty of seditious conspiracy for their role in seeking to block the transfer of power after the 2020 presidential election in the second major sedition trial involving the group....

 2023-01-23 20:06 

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Norway holding Wagner Group deserter, will not deport him to Russia...

A former member of the private militia escaped to Norway seeking asylum. He is under tight security over fears for his life....

 2023-01-23 20:00 

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Why German Chancellor Olaf Scholz hesitates over Ukraine tank deliveries...

Pressure is growing on Germany to supply Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. Chancellor Scholz does not (yet) want to commit himself. That's partly because he is playing to his party, the Social Democrats....

 2023-01-23 20:00 

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Why German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is hesitant about delivering tanks to Ukraine...

Pressure is growing on Germany to supply Ukraine with Leopard 2 battle tanks. Chancellor Scholz does not want to commit — yet. That's partly because he is playing to his party, the Social Democrats....

 2023-01-23 19:58 

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Spotify cuts 6% of its workforce amid revenue crunch...

The music streaming app has said it needs to cut costs as operating expenses outpace revenues. The cuts are the latest in a string of mass layoffs in the tech world as the pandemic-fueled growth boom comes to an end....

 2023-01-23 19:00 

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Microsoft makes major investment in ChatGPT-creator OpenAI...

The US tech giant has announced it will invest billions into developing artificial intelligence applications. Microsoft is planning to integrate OpenAI technology into its own sofware....

 2023-01-23 17:24 

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Former FBI official indicted for helping Russian oligarch...

Former official Charles McGonigal was charged with violating US sanctions on Russia by receiving concealed payments from an oligarch in exchange for investigating a rival....

 2023-01-23 16:26 

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Russia, Estonia expel ambassadors amid 'destroyed' relations...

Estonia had called for "parity" in the number of staff at the embassies in Tallinn and Moscow. Russia branded this an "unfriendly move."...

 2023-01-23 16:14 

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France to move ahead on pension reform despite protests...

France's government says it will continue with plans to hike the retirement age by two years to 64, among other reforms. It says this is necessary to restore economic balance — but unions strongly disagree....

 2023-01-23 15:45 

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South Africa and Russia deepen military ties...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was in Pretoria on Monday for talks with one of Moscow's most important allies in Africa. The visit comes as South Africa prepares for joint naval drills with Russia and China next month....

 2023-01-23 15:43 

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EU places fresh sanctions on Iran over protest crackdown...

EU foreign ministers approved a fourth round of sanctions against Iranian individuals and organizations. Their meeting comes days after EU lawmakers voted to put the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on its terror list....

 2023-01-23 14:52 

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ICC under increasing pressure to suspend Afghanistan...

The ICC is under increasing pressure to suspend Afghanistan as a full member nation due to the Taliban's continued ban on womens' and girls' participation in sport, as well as restrictions on education....

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