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Israel-Iran tensions escalate over tanker attack -- The attack on the Mercer Street vessel off the coast of Oman is the latest escalation in an already fraught relationship between the two countries.

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Berlin anti-lockdown protesters clash with police - Despite a court order banning the protests, hundreds of people gathered in the German capital to vent their anger over COVID restrictions. Police said they made several arrests. Go to article

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Seehofer backs Afghanistan deportations -- Interior Minister Seehofer sees no reason why criminals cannot continue to be deported, despite the insecurity in war-torn Afghanistan. Human rights organizations and the Green party have spoken out against the policy.

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Opinion - Floods highlight need for urgent climate action - Extreme weather is becoming the norm. We must do more to minimize the damage, say Ban Ki-moon and Patrick Verkooijen.

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Florida COVID cases reach new high -- The southern US state has become the new national epicenter for the virus, accounting for around a fifth of all new cases. Australia too is battling a rising number of cases despite lockdowns. Follow DW for more.

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Millions on edge as US eviction ban expires -- Even though the government approved funding to be passed on to states for protecting renters, the money has been slow to reach people. Now, they're faced with the threat of eviction without backup.

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Arab women bear brunt of pandemic -- A new survey back the narrative that COVID has led to a harsher reality for women in the Middle East and North Africa.

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From COVID to malaria: mRNA vaccines -- Scientists see potential for messenger RNA in medicine beyond COVID-19 vaccines. Could mRNA malaria vaccines be next?

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Myanmar junta promises elections by 2023 -- Myanmar's military chief has delivered a televised address on the six-month anniversary of the coup. He said the country was stable except for "some terrorist attacks."

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Taliban says its rockets struck Kandahar airport -- An airport official says flights have been canceled as a result of the three overnight rocket strikes.

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New challenges in the Balkans -- Christian Schmidt, the new high representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina, wants to bring the country closer to the EU.

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How Germany's stolen bikes end up in Ukraine -- Hundreds of thousands of bikes stolen in Germany turn up in Ukraine every year. How do they get there?

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Despite setbacks, we must continue to vaccinate - After the rush to vaccinate, many areas are now seeing vaccine fatigue — and the tragic destruction of expired doses.

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Germany's stricter rules for unvaccinated travelers take effect

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Germany could make unvaccinated pay for COVID tests — report

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Iraq: 17,000 ancient looted artifacts returned

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Clothing rules for female athletes: 'Taking control over the outfits'

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Lamont Marcell Jacobs wins men's 100m gold -- Italian Lamont Marcell Jacobs picked up the gold in the men's 100-meter dash. Follow the latest from Tokyo on DW.

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Biles pulls out of more Olympics finals -- It remains to be seen whether the US gymnast will compete in two remaining finals slated to take place next week.

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Germany's Zverev wins tennis gold -- Alexander Zverev has recorded a straight-sets victory over Russian opponent Karen Khachanov to take gold in Tokyo.

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Shell forced to clean Niger Delta -- Energy giant Shell has been ordered to compensate the Ogoni people for polluting the Niger Delta. But is it enough?

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Afghan diva starts fashion brand amid threats -- Aryana Sayeed has launched her fashion brand, as Taliban insurgents are making battlefield advances nationwide.

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Germany: 100-year-old ex-death camp guard to go on trial

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Tokyo Olympics: South Sudan's Abraham Guem and his race for peace

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Tunisia: US urges return to 'democratic path'

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South Africa: Rhino killings on the rise after lockdown curbs ease

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Malaysian protesters demand PM Muhyiddin's resignation

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COVID: Will India be able to meet its vaccination target?

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Thailand moves to strengthen EU ties amid US-China rivalry

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China tech crackdown spooks global investors

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First women's gym opens in Afghanistan

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ECB says EU banks 'robust' after stress test

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Turkey wildfires: Death toll rises as blazes rage on

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Solar energy in unusual places

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Burundi: Poetry slam to help the environment

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Russia blames ISS incident on software glitch

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The coronavirus pandemic is far from over

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The Wagner festival: Why it is mythical

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F1: Esteban Ocon wins first ever Grand Prix with victory in Hungary

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Tokyo Olympics: Belarusian athlete Tsimanouskaya 'forced' to leave Games

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