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 2022-08-08 05:51 

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Italy: World War II bomb found in Po River detonated safely...

About 3,000 people living near the village of Borgo Virgilio were asked to leave the area as a precaution before the detonation. An unusually serious drought revealed the unexploded bomb well below the typical waterline....

 2022-08-08 03:29 

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China to help Bangladesh repatriate Rohingya refugees...

More than a million Rohingya refugees live in Bangladesh. having fled neighboring Myanmar....

 2022-08-07 23:43 

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Police investigate German soccer player Nico Schulz for domestic violence...

Police said they are conducting a criminal investigation against Nico Schulz after "a complaint filed by an ex-girlfriend."...

 2022-08-07 23:05 

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Taliban blocking Afghan evacuations to Germany: report...

A year after the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan, Berlin's efforts to evacuate thousands of at-risk Afghans are stalling....

 2022-08-07 21:11 

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Colombia: Gustavo Petro sworn in as first leftist president...

Colombia's first leftist president, ex-guerrilla Gustavo Petro, has been inaugurated in Bogota. He aims to curb rampant inequality in the Latin American country....

 2022-08-07 20:10 

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Israel, Gaza militants agree to Egypt-brokered cease-fire...

Israel and the Islamic Jihad group announced that a cease-fire would come into effect Sunday night. The truce could end the worst cross-border conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants since last year....

 2022-08-07 19:35 

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US Senate passes $430 billion anti-inflation bill...

The bill aims to tackle climate change, lower the costs of medication for the elderly and reduce energy prices, while forcing the wealthy to pay more taxes....

 2022-08-07 18:20 

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UK museum agrees to return looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria...

The Horniman Museum in London said it was clear the objects had been "acquired through force" by British colonial troops and that handing them back to Nigeria was the right thing to do....

 2022-08-07 18:17 

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Israel-Gaza: Egypt reportedly pushing for cease-fire...

Talks toward a truce are reportedly underway after Israel said it was targeting the Islamic Jihad group in Gaza with airstrikes, while the Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israeli cities in response....

 2022-08-07 18:17 

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Gaza militants say they agreed to Egypt-brokered truce with Israel...

The Islamic Jihad group said a cease-fire would come into effect tonight — but Israel has not yet confirmed. The truce could end the worst cross-border conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants since last year....

 2022-08-07 15:27 

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An irresistibly versatile actor: Dustin Hoffman turns 85...

From "The Graduate" to "Tootsie," he has tackled diverse roles — and he's still at it as he now turns 85. A look back at this charismatic actor's impressive career....

 2022-08-07 15:07 

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Blinken lands in South Africa at start of Africa tour...

The top US diplomat's visit is seen as an attempt to counter Moscow's influence on the African continent. It comes on the heels of an Africa tour by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov....

 2022-08-07 13:43 

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Germany braces for social unrest over energy prices...

German officials have expressed fears that a worst-case winter of energy problems could prompt an extremist backlash. How bad things get may depend on how well they manage the crisis in policy and perception....

 2022-08-07 11:33 

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Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang accuses China of psychological warfare...

A Chinese warship reportedly came closer than 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) to Taiwan as Beijing continues its military drills. But Taipei said it will not be cowed by its "evil neighbor."...

 2022-08-07 11:18 

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Germany's love-hate relationship with nuclear power...

Nuclear power has been celebrated, condemned, and banned in Germany. Now it might be making a comeback. Here is a timeline....

 2022-08-07 11:03 

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International students who fled Ukraine face deadline to leave Germany...

Ukrainian refugees in Germany can easily apply for a two-year residency permit....

 2022-08-07 10:31 

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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund tempering great expectations after holding off Bayer Leverkusen...

Borussia Dortmund began their 2022/23 campaign with a hard-fought and fortunate win over Bayer Leverkusen. Expectations are always sky high in Dortmund, but both club and fans are trying to keep their feet on the ground....

 2022-08-07 10:27 

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Brazil: German diplomat arrested, suspected of killing husband...

German consul Uwe H. was arrested by Brazilian police on suspicion of killing his husband and trying to cover up the alleged crime. Authorities said the victim, a Belgian national, had been severely beaten first....

 2022-08-07 09:26 

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Colombia set to swear in Gustavo Petro as president...

Colombia's first leftist president, ex-guerrilla Gustavo Petro, is set to be inaugurated in Bogota. He aims to curb rampant inequality in the Latin American country....

 2022-08-07 09:14 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Russian-backed official dies after being shot...

Occupation official Vitaly Gura died after "an assassination attempt," Russian-backed authorities and media reported. Meanwhile, four more ships set sail from Ukraine's ports, loaded with food. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-08-07 09:14 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Zelenskyy calls for sanctions after Zaporizhzhia worker hurt...

A worker was injured in shelling at the nuclear power plant, Europe's largest. An official of the Russian-backed administration in the Kherson occupation administration died after being shot. Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-08-07 07:00 

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US Senate debates $430 billion anti-inflation bill...

The bill aims to tackle climate change, lower the costs of medication for the elderly and reduce energy prices, while forcing the wealthy to pay more taxes....

 2022-08-07 06:57 

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Islamic Jihad commander killed in Gaza as violence flares...

The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad says another of its top commanders has been killed in an Israeli airstrike. Israeli security forces say they have also arrested 20 members of the group in the West Bank....

 2022-08-07 01:10 

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Ivorian President Ouattara pardons predecessor Gbagbo...

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara has pardoned former President Laurent Gbagbo, who was facing a 20-year prison sentence. A civil war between supporters of the two leaders killed 3,000 people in 2011....

 2022-08-06 22:09 

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Brazil arrests 5 more in murder of Amazon expert, journalist...

Police have accused the suspects of involvement in an illegal fishing ring. Three of those arrested are suspected of hiding the bodies of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira....

 2022-08-06 19:51 

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Has Russia's carpet bombing of Ukraine been halted?...

The Russian army is still shelling Ukrainian cities, but the rolling barrage along the front line appears to have stopped. Observers say a turning point has been reached — thanks in large part to military aid....

 2022-08-06 19:06 

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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund edge to nervy victory of Bayer Leverkusen...

Borussia Dortmund had goalkeeper Gregor Kobel to thank as they held on to beat Bayer Leverkusen. Marco Reus scored the winner, but injuries to new arrival Karim Adeyemi and others are tempering expectations....

 2022-08-06 19:01 

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If Germany falls into recession, businesses could jump ship...

Data suggest that Germany may be on the brink of an economic downturn that could ultimately lead some businesses to move abroad....

 2022-08-06 18:33 

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Uganda suspends LGBTQ group for 'operating illegally'...

Campaigners have called the move "a witch hunt" and say it will prevent them from carrying out life-saving work in the conservative East African country....

 2022-08-06 16:55 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Parts of nuclear plant 'seriously damaged'...

Ukraine says Russian shelling at the Zaporizhzhia plant poses serious safety risks. Meanwhile, the head of Amnesty International in Ukraine left the watchdog following a controversial report. DW rounds up the latest....

 2022-08-06 16:49 

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Bundesliga: Hertha Berlin slump to fourth straight derby defeat against Union...

New season, new president, new coach — but derby day in Berlin ended in familiar fashion for Hertha. The rebuild has been postponed, as rivals Union march on....

 2022-08-06 16:30 

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Cuba: Fire, explosions at fuel depot leave dozens injured...

Cuban firefighters are trying to quell an out-of-control blaze at an oil storage tank that was sparked by an overnight lightning strike. The accident comes as the island struggles with fuel shortages and daily blackouts....

 2022-08-06 16:08 

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Israel preparing for weeklong Gaza operation...

Israel has conducted airstrikes targeting the Islamic Jihad group, with the Palestinian militants firing a barrage of rockets at Israeli cities in response. Meanwhile, Gaza's only power plant is running out of fuel....

 2022-08-06 15:08 

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Turkey to pay for some Russian gas in rubles...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also says his country will extend use of Russia's Mir payment system. His announcements came after meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Sochi....

 2022-08-06 13:22 

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UK hospital takes boy off life support after parents lose court battle...

Archie Battersbee, 12, was taken off life support after courts concurred with doctors who deemed him to be "brain-stem dead." He had been in a coma since early April....

 2022-08-06 11:45 

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Japan: Hiroshima marks 77th anniversary of the first atomic bomb...

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, a native of Hiroshima, attended the commemoration dedicated to the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing. The attack claimed over 140,000 lives....

 2022-08-06 11:45 

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Japan: Hiroshima marks 77th anniversary of the first atomic bomb attack...

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, a native of Hiroshima, attended the commemoration dedicated to the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing. The attack claimed over 140,000 lives....

 2022-08-06 10:55 

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US: Tesla accused of false advertising over Autopilot claims...

The complaint could see Tesla lose its license to sell cars in California. Meanwhile, federal authorities are investigating two crashes where Autopilot was suspected to be in use....

 2022-08-06 10:02 

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Croatia: Pilgrims killed when Polish bus slips off road...

A group of Polish nationals was headed to Medjugorje when their bus crashed near the town of Varazdin, Croatian officials have said. Several passengers were killed....

 2022-08-06 09:22 

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Wagner for all in Bayreuth...

The Bayreuth Festival has long been regarded as an elitist classical music festival for the affluent set. That's about to change this year with free outdoor concerts....

 2022-08-06 09:02 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Amnesty International's Ukraine chief quits...

The head of Amnesty International in Ukraine left the watchdog over claims that Ukrainian soldier were endangering civilians. Russia's offensive in Donetsk continues with fierce fighting in Bakhmut. DW has the latest....

 2022-08-06 08:04 

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US: Flash floods in California's Death Valley leave 1,000 stranded...

The US national park, considered one of the driest places in North America, saw a torrential downpour that flooded hotels and tore up paved roads, leaving visitors stranded....

 2022-08-06 07:33 

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Taiwan says China's military drills a 'possible simulated attack'...

Taiwan described recent Chinese air and sea incursions as "a possible simulated attack." China has ramped up its military exercises after senior US lawmaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei....

 2022-08-06 07:17 

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Bundesliga: Sadio Mane and Jamal Musiala vital to Julian Nagelmann's new Bayern Munich 'DNA'...

Bayern Munich kicked off the new Bundesliga season with a devastating win over Eintracht Frankfurt. Sadio Mane and Jamal Musiala look set to play key roles as Julian Nagelsmann takes Bayern into a new era....

 2022-08-06 06:12 

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US: Indiana passes abortion ban post Roe v. Wade ruling...

The Indiana abortion bill contains exceptions — including in cases of rape and incest limited to 10 weeks, and to prevent serious physical health risks to the mother....

 2022-08-06 05:03 

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Indiana passes abortion ban post Roe v. Wade ruling...

The Indiana abortion bill contains exceptions — including in cases of rape and incest limited to 10 weeks, and to prevent serious physical health risks to the mother....

 2022-08-06 03:18 

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Nicaraguan police accuse bishop of inciting violence...

Bishop Rolando Alvarez, a vocal critic of President Daniel Ortega, has been holed up in his residence for two days. The Catholic Church has been targeted in a crackdown on civil society....

 2022-08-05 22:00 

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JUST IN — Texas jury orders Alex Jones to pay additional $42.5 million in punitive damages...

Alex Jones has been ordered to pay $42.5 million in addition to the $4.1 million he was ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents....

 2022-08-05 20:23 

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Devastating Bayern Munich blow Eintracht Frankfurt away in Bundesliga opener...

Bayern Munich delivered a devastating demonstration of firepower against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga opener. Five different goalscorers, including Sadio Mane, showed there's life after Robert Lewandowski....

 2022-08-05 19:14 

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Russia-Ukraine updates: Kyiv, Moscow trade blame over nuclear plant shelling...

The two sides both accused each other of carrying out three strikes on the Zaporizhzhia plant. Meanwhile, more grain ships departed from Ukrainian ports under a Turkey-brokered deal. DW rounds up the latest....

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