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Deutsche Welle - Top Stories

13h ago - Key vote on Brexit deal debate fails in UK Parliament - British MPs issued narrow support for debating Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, but rejected his plan to complete the process in just three days. EU officials are backing a delay, but what comes next is not wholly clear. Go to article

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Chile president unveils reforms after protests -- The president of Chile has announced a series of social reforms after a metro fare-hike sparked days of deadly protests. Whether the reforms will stop the general strike planned for Wednesday remains to be seen.

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Bolivians riot as election hangs in balance -- Leftist incumbent President Evo Morales seems poised to claim victory over conservative challenger Carlos Mesa. But violent protests have broken out nationwide over allegations of election fraud.

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US diplomat testifies Trump tied Ukraine aid to probe -- An impeachment inquiry against US President Donald Trump intensified after a top US diplomat testified before Congress about the president's alleged pressuring of Ukraine. Democrats described it as a "damning" statement.

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Hong Kong frees murder suspect whose case sparked protests -- Chan Tong-kai was released from a Hong Kong prison on Wednesday where he was serving a sentence for money laundering.

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North Korea to demolish joint tourist site -- South Korean tours to Mount Kumgang in the North were long seen as a symbol of cooperation. But with Seoul unwilling to defy US sanctions on Pyongyang, the tourist project has been on hold for over a decade.

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Botswana election: A baptism of fire for democracy -- 21.10.2019 -- The ruling Botswana Democratic Party could see its first defeat at the polls since independence in 1966. What would a changeover of power mean for Africa's model democracy?

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Most US states back Facebook antitrust probe -- The US state of New York launched a probe to determine if Facebook's actions "stifled competition and put users at risk." Some 47 out of the 50 American states have joined against the tech giant.

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A risky, refreshing Syria proposal by new defense chief - 18h ago - Kramp-Karrenbauer told DW she wants an international security zone in Syria — a major shift in German policy thinking.

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Mexico sends in troops after failed 'El Chapo' son arrest22.10.2019

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Brexit was a 'waste of time and energy,' says Juncker22h ago

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Norway ranked as best place to be a woman -- Although Germany ranked as one of the best in education, women lost significant ground in representation in politics.

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Germany: neo-Nazi politician voted out of town council

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DW Business – Europe & Asia

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In the Balkans, locals fight to save their wild flowing rivers from hydropower

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How Germany contributed to creating the Van Gogh myth

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Turkey, Russia broker deal on further withdrawal of Kurdish YPG -- They also agreed that Turkish and Russian troops will carry out joint patrols. They said that they would give Kurdish fighters 150 more hours to withdraw further from the Turkey-Syria border region.

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Hate crimes toward Kurds in Turkey a 'disgrace' -- An elderly Kurdish man was attacked in hospital; a man and his son were gunned down on the street — and no charges were filed. Human rights experts see a worsening situation due to Turkey's offensive in northern Syria.

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Japan and South Korea seek to mend relations -- Increasing costs are pushing the two countries to end their trade dispute and disagreements over historical treaties. Despite the dawn of a new imperial era, damaged mutual trust could prove a hindrance to an agreement.

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Vatican denies book's near-bankruptcy claim -- An investigative author's claim that the Vatican is close to "bankruptcy" has been denied by two leading Vatican bishops. One, Archbishop Nunzio Galantino said there was "only a need for a spending review."

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What's behind wealthy Chile's deadly protests?21.10.2019

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Lonely Planet lists Bonn in top 10 -- The Lonely Planet travel guide has placed Germany's former capital, Bonn, among its top 10 cities to visit in 2020. Austria's second city, Salzburg, topped the list, ahead of Washington, DC.

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Who needs journalists? In Germany, politicians can interview themselves

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Berlin's new rent freeze: How it compares globally

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Germany: Chances of refugees gaining asylum depend on where they apply

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10 reasons for Portugal

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African women earn more than male migrants in Europe: UN study

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Ahead of Brexit, Brit galleries head for Paris

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DW News Africa with Christine Mhundwa, 22 October 2019

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AfricaLink on Air – 22 October 2019

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The 77 Percent - What should Africa do with people who leave but are forced to return?

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Sudan renews cease-fire pact with rebels, lets in aid

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DW Business Asia

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DW News Asia with Melissa Chan, 22 October 2019

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How Hong Kong protests are inspiring movements worldwide

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DW Business – international

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EU farmers want farming policies changed

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Traders angry over Nigeria's decision to close borders

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Spectrum: Intercourse and the art of communication

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Will 'Prime Editing' make genetic scissors more precise?

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Why isn't Germany taking over the moon?

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SESAME Field Trip: 'We Palestinians pray for peace'

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Alaska: Climate change threatens indigenous traditions

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Maldives: Fighting corruption and construction in a tropical paradise

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In Brazil, photographer Sebastiao Salgado finds hope in reforestation

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A life against racism: Theodor Wonja Michael

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Doris Lessing's legacy

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Peter Handke: No more interviews?

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Champions League: Lewandowski double and Tolisso stunner lead shaky Bayern to win

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Champions League: Against Atletico, Leverkusen's failure to launch continues

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Champions League: Inter clash a chance for redemption for Dortmund's Jadon Sancho

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Opinion: Süle's injury leaves Löw with just one viable option

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Will elections settle any of Afghanistan's problems?

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Czech FM: PM Babis' corruption cases 'leave bad taste'

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US ambassador for religious freedom: 'It's a fundamental right for everybody'

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US Syria envoy: President Trump was 'misunderstood'

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