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 2020-01-19 16:06 

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EU denies reports on further Turkey aid cuts...

Media reports about massive cuts in funding 'are completely wrong an misleading,' an EU spokesman has said. The bloc cut pre-accession funds to Turkey in 2017 and is not planning further cuts....

 2020-01-19 14:41 

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Hambach Forest: Germany's sluggish coal phaseout sparks anger...

Germany plans to phase out coal power by 2038. The embattled Hambach Forest is now protected, but some villages will still have to make way for the last open-pit mines. Activists and local residents are appalled....

 2020-01-19 14:18 

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Bundesliga: RB Leipzig's Tyler Adams sets his sights on title...

He's making his way back after a long injury lay off but RB Leipzig's American prospect Tyler Adams isn't in the mood to waste any more time. The midfielder believes Julian Nagelsmann's young side can win the title....

 2020-01-19 13:42 

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China: Bungee-jumping pig stunt by theme park causes outrage...

Social media users have complained about the use of a live hog to mark the opening of the bungee-jump ride near Chongqing. The pig was attached to a rope before being pushed off a 70-meter high platform....

 2020-01-19 11:43 

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Iran backtracks on plans to send black boxes from downed jet to Ukraine...

The head of the probe into the airliner that was shot down says the recordings will be examined by Iranian officials. His comments contradict those a day earlier, which said the black boxes would be sent to Kyiv....

 2020-01-19 11:40 

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Germany: Silent mediator of peace efforts around the world...

Libya's warring parties, and their various international backers, are meeting in Berlin. Such public diplomacy is an unusual step for Germany, as Berlin's peace policy efforts traditionally shun the limelight....

 2020-01-19 11:25 

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Hong Kong police conduct stop-and-search operations...

What began as a peaceful demonstration quickly escalated to brief cat and mouse clashes with police. The authorized gathering was forced to disperse after protesters threw water bottles and paint at police....

 2020-01-19 11:19 

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Blaze kills several at Czech home for mentally disabled...

At least eight people died and dozens were injured in the fire in a small Czech town near the German border. Emergency teams could not deploy a rescue helicopter due to bad weather in the mountainous region....

 2020-01-19 11:02 

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Libya summit in Berlin calls for parties to halt hostilities...

By bringing together the key players in Libya's civil war in Berlin, Germany hopes to curb foreign intervention in the conflict as well as solidify a ceasefire — but it remains to be seen what they'll agree to....

 2020-01-19 09:44 

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New snowslides hinder Nepal avalanche rescue...

Four South Korean hikers and three Nepali guides are believed to have been caught in a snowslide. New avalanches falling on the touristic trekking route has forced rescuers to halt their mission....

 2020-01-19 09:24 

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Yemen: Scores killed in missile attack on military camp...

Over 60 Yemeni soldiers were killed in the strike outside the capital of Sanaa in Yemen. The attack reportedly targeted a mosque located inside a military training camp during evening prayers....

 2020-01-19 07:49 

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Germany's Heiko Maas criticizes US for Iran strategy...

The foreign minister has condemned Washington for its handling of the Iran conflict. Maas has advised following Europe's footsteps in diplomacy and called for further negotiations....

 2020-01-19 07:05 

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Muslim world leaders visit Auschwitz in 'strong signal' of interfaith support...

Few Muslims have visited the notorious site of some of history's worst atrocities. But high-ranking leaders of Muslim and Jewish communities are coming together to mark 75 years since the extermination camp's liberation....

 2020-01-19 04:51 

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Australia fights fire devastation with multi-million tourism industry boost...

Photographs of charred koalas, apocalyptic red skies and poor air quality have haunted Australia since the bushfire crisis. The government is now investing millions into its tourism industry to turn around its image....

 2020-01-19 04:38 

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China unveils 17 new cases of mystery virus...

From the United States to Thailand, countries have set up safety to measures to contain the SARS-like virus. Chinese authorities have said they cannot rule out human-to-human transmission as the outbreak widens....

 2020-01-19 03:32 

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Leaders stake their claims ahead of Libya summit in Berlin...

Leaders and top government officials are due to meet in Berlin on Sunday to discuss a solution to Libya's complex civil war. As expectations build, politicians spoke out about their hopes for the summit....

 2020-01-19 02:38 

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Trump's lawyers, Democratic lawmakers spar over who really broke the law...

In their initial response, the US president's lawyers have described the impeachment of Trump as a "dangerous attack" for democracy. But House managers called the case as a simple one, saying: "Facts are indisputable."...

 2020-01-19 01:02 

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Women's March: Thousands protest against Donald Trump...

Thousands of women have slammed the US president's assault on reproductive rights, climate change and immigration. One protester called Trump the "biggest bully in the world."...

 2020-01-19 00:44 

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Lufthansa cabin crew threaten longer strikes...

German cabin crew union UFO has announced it will strike again for more pay and recognition as a Lufthansa negotiating partner. Over 2,000 flights were canceled during the union's last strike....

 2020-01-18 21:06 

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Opinion: Bundesliga - are you not entertained?...

As the Bundesliga enters a new decade, there is hope that the league will retain what makes it unique whilst also delivering some different results. After one matchday in 2020, it's clear that fun is here to stay....

 2020-01-18 20:33 

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UK: Prince Harry and Meghan to lose 'royal highness' titles, give up public funds...

The couple are also set to return the controversial 2.4 million pounds ($3.1 million) of taxpayers' money they received to make home improvements. The Queen said she was pleased a "constructive4; solution had been found....

 2020-01-18 20:22 

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Lebanon: Scores injured as riots break out in Beirut...

At least 160 people, both protestors and police, were injured as fresh demonstrations turned violent in Beirut. Citizens are protesting political paralysis that has led to a catastrophic economic downturn....

 2020-01-18 18:55 

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Iran to send black boxes to Ukraine from downed jet...

The head of the investigation into the passenger jet shot down due to human error has confirmed the recordings will be handed over to the Ukrainian capital. Tehran admitted the jet was misidentified as a cruise missile....

 2020-01-18 18:34 

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Hundreds of US police departments using 'dystopian' face recognition app: report...

A new report in US media has people worried about their privacy as more police forces sign on to use the program. Clearview AI offers facial recognition software that can identify a person even in poor-quality images....

 2020-01-18 18:13 

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Villagers protest Tesla factory near Berlin...

Local residents say a Tesla factory planned for a forested site outside of Berlin will pollute their water and damage the environment. The state of Brandenburg hopes the "Gigafactory 4" will add thousands of jobs....

 2020-01-18 17:56 

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Sir Simon Rattle at 65: 'A disciple for the cause'...

On Sunday, famed British conductor Sir Simon Rattle reaches what in many sectors is considered retirement age. But the head of the London Symphony Orchestra seems far from leaving it all behind....

 2020-01-18 17:35 

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Bundesliga: Erling Haaland is Borussia Dortmund's hat-trick hero...

Borussia Dortmund restarted their Bundesliga campaign, and showed both their best and worst sides. Newly-signed Norwegian talent Erling Haaland stole the show, reminding Europe that sometimes the hype is real....

 2020-01-18 17:31 

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Explainer: What are Germany's farmers so angry about?...

Thousands of farmers have taken to the streets in cities across Germany to protest new environmental regulations. They're demanding more dialogue to address the increasing challenges facing the agriculture sector....

 2020-01-18 16:37 

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Libya: Haftar loyalists block oil exports amid ceasefire...

The national oil company says crude output will drop by two-thirds and warned the militants were costing the Libyan people $55 million a day. The blockade came on the eve of a major peace conference in Berlin....

 2020-01-18 16:33 

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Why Turkey's Libya commitment angers Arab nations...

The alliance between Turkey and Libya's Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj has sparked outrage in countries across the Arab world — for a number of reasons. For Ankara, there's a lot at stake....

 2020-01-18 16:09 

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German soccer club FC St. Pauli symbol listed on UK counterterrorism guide...

The club image has appeared along with a swastika and those representing jihadi groups. The UK government is trying to make public sector workers aware of symbols that represent a possible terror threat....

 2020-01-18 14:42 

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UK will not align with EU rules after Brexit, says finance minister...

Finance minister Sajid Javid urged firms to "adjust" to the reality of Brexit. British firms have warned about "huge" costs and disruption should the UK not reach a trade deal by the end of this year's transition phase....

 2020-01-18 14:34 

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China: Four new cases of mysterious SARS-like virus...

Health officials fear the spread of the virus in the run-up to the country's massive Lunar New Year celebrations. So far, two people have died and there have been 45 confirmed cases in three countries....

 2020-01-18 12:20 

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Majorca, Ibiza crack down on party tourism...

Under a set of new ordinances, Spain's Balearic Islands have banned happy hours and pub crawls in three popular party spots. The regional government says it wants to "fight back" against excess....

 2020-01-18 12:04 

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War in Syria drives out Christian community...

Three months into Turkey's offensive, an ancient Christian community in Syria's northeast is experiencing a nightmare in a loop. With nowhere to go, their future looks increasingly bleak....

 2020-01-18 11:27 

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Berlin Libya conference: A first step toward peace?...

The German government has invited the warring parties in the North African country and their foreign supporters to the chancellery in Berlin on Sunday. The hope is to achieve stability for the whole region....

 2020-01-18 11:16 

Deutsche Welle

West African states mired in controversy over 'eco' currency...

Anglophone ECOWAS members have criticized plans by the bloc's French-speaking states to change the CFA franc's name to 'Eco'. ECOWAS had planned to launch a common currency under the same name in 2020....

 2020-01-18 10:31 

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Philippines: Taal volcano residents turn ash and plastic waste into bricks...

A Philippine city blanketed in ash has turned adversity into an opportunity. In a time of disaster, residents have got creative by mixing volcano ash and trash to help reconstruct communities ravaged by Taal....

 2020-01-18 10:02 

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Germany's Seehofer warns of 5G delays if Huawei is excluded...

Germany's interior minister says he opposes excluding Huawei from building the 5G network, despite criticism from Washington. Leaving out the Chinese firm could delay a new network by up to 10 years, he said....

 2020-01-18 04:42 

Deutsche Welle

Storm, flooding misery follow bushfires in Australia...

There was no break for Australia as torrential rain fell in the fire devastated states of New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. More bad weather is still in the forecast....

 2020-01-18 04:33 

Deutsche Welle

EU cuts pre-accession aid to Turkey by 75%...

In a letter seen by German media, the EU has unveiled cuts in aid to Turkey over illegal gas drilling off Cyprus' coast and military operations in Syria. But Brussels stopped short of ending democracy promotion projects....

 2020-01-18 02:10 

Deutsche Welle

Higher tampon prices on horizon despite German tax break?...

Manufacturers of female hygiene products are considering price increases, according to German media reports. Berlin dropped the tax rate on tampons and sanitary pads from 19% to 7% following an online campaign last year....

 2020-01-18 01:48 

Deutsche Welle

Brexit celebration: Boris Johnson reveals big plans for leave-night party...

UK PM Boris Johnson will celebrate Brexit with a light show and projected clock after plans to get London's Big Ben to ring went wrong. Celebrating Brexit is not welcomed by everyone in the deeply divided country....

 2020-01-17 23:48 

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Boeing discovers new software problem in 737 Max...

The US aerospace giant said it is "keeping our customers and suppliers informed" about the new software issue. Aviation regulators have grounded the 737 Max across the globe after two deadly crashes....

 2020-01-17 23:09 

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Opinion: Iran is not about to collapse...

There is seething unrest in Iranian society — but the situation cannot be compared to that of the revolution of 41 years ago, says guest contributor Rainer Hermann of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....

 2020-01-17 22:51 

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World's shortest mobile man dies, aged 27...

"Life can be challenging when you weigh just six kilograms and you don't fit into a world built for the average person," said Guinness World Record's Craig Glenday. But the Nepalese man didn't let his size stop him....

 2020-01-17 22:43 

Deutsche Welle

Ukraine rocked by leaked audio scandal...

Volodymyr Zelenskiy has rejected the resignation of his prime minister, who was under pressure after leaked audio seemed to show him criticize the president for his lack of knowledge. Is the premier the victim of a plot?...

 2020-01-17 21:57 

Deutsche Welle

Iran says it's banned from hosting international football matches...

Iran's football federation has said it must hold all games in a third country. It was still unclear whether the decision would affect the national team's qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup....

 2020-01-17 21:57 

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Bundesliga: Gregoritsch's dazzling debut suggests Schalke are serious...

Michael Gregoritsch scored one and made the other as Schalke got the second half of their season off to a flyer. The Austrian was making his debut after a dispute with Augsburg and has Euro 2020 in his sights....

 2020-01-17 19:34 

Deutsche Welle

EU border agency: Spike in migrant arrivals from Turkey...

Frontex registered a 46% increase in migrants arriving from Turkey in 2019, despite a deal with the EU to curb migrant influx into the bloc. The agency is also planning a massive new dedicated border force....

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