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North Korea hints it may resume nuclear tests - North Korean state media said the country would consider restarting "suspended activities," amid preparations for a "long-term confrontation" with the United States.

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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile in fourth test this month

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North Korea accuses US of 'provocation' amid sanctions

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Japan condemns North Korea's latest missile tests

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US Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to keep Capitol attack records secret - In a setback for former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents to a congressional committee investigating the 2021 Capitol attack.

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US: Trump's company accused of misleading banks, tax officials - New York State's attorney accused Trump's real estate business of seeking to obtain economic benefits with lenders and tax authorities, by manipulating the value of his properties.

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US: Ex-President Donald Trump files suit against NY attorney general

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A dark anniversary: One year after the attack on the US Capitol

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US: Biden says he 'didn't anticipate' extent of Republican obstruction -- US President Joe Biden said that he did not promise too much with his agenda, but did underestimate Republican opposition. He was speaking to mark one year since his inauguration.

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Coronavirus digest: Travel bans ineffective, WHO says - The World Health Organization said bans on international travel have proved ineffective. Meanwhile, the English will lower their masks. Follow DW for the latest coronavirus news.

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COVID: Germany logs more than 100,000 cases for first time

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COVID: How divisive are vaccine mandates?

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Brazil: Rio police occupy favela to 'reclaim territory' -- In a major operation to push back against gangs, about 1,200 Brazilian military police were deployed to a neighborhood as part of a project to "change the lives of the people."

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Dutch museums open as salons to protest COVID rules -- Famed museums and Amsterdam's concert hall offered haircuts and manicures, as the cultural sector protested lockdown measures that allow shops, hairdressers and gyms to open — but not cultural venues.

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Berlin investigates Green Party leaders over COVID payments - The Berlin prosecutor's office is investigating COVID bonuses to Green Party leadership. The breach-of-trust probe targets current Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and Economy Minister Robert Habeck, among others.

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Germany's Green party: Internal strife and drop in opinion polls

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EU to withhold funds for Poland over Turow coal mine -- The European Commission is punishing Poland after Warsaw ignored a court order to pay a daily fine over the Turow coal mine near the Czech border.

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Norwegian mass killer Breivik still a danger, psychiatrist says at hearing -- Neo-Nazi Anders Behring Breivik is seeking parole after serving half of a 21-year sentence for a terrorist attack that killed 77 people in 2011. A psychiatrist has said he is still dangerous and "you cannot trust him."

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UK: Boris Johnson defies leadership challenge to oust him over 'partygate' -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a possible leadership challenge as lawmakers within his own Conservative Party seek to remove him. In the latest blow, one Tory parliamentarian defected to the opposition.

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Nepal faces new omicron-fueled coronavirus surge -- Health officials are worried the sheer number of new infections will once again overwhelm the Himalayan country's fragile health care system.

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Examining the poor reputation of Africa's armies -- African armies are perceived as underfunded, underequipped, and ineffective. There is a long history of coups and human rights violations. Twenty sub-Saharan militaries were involved in armed conflicts in 2020.

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Spain: Pets receive divine blessing -- Pets are considered "living beings with their own sensibility" according to a new law in Spain that took effect at the start of the year. The day of St. Anthony comes just in time to solemnly bless these beloved animals.

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AfricaLink on Air — 19 January 2022 -- Nigeria's jailbreaks and missing inmates+++Uganda mooting plans to elect president through parliament+++Zimbabwe veteran politician and author Olivia Muchena on young people & leadership+++Plight of Zambia's undocumented African migrant traders+++Kenya trying to cut carbon emmissions with trains

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World in Progress: In search of better lives, away from COVID and bleak economic prospects -- Many emergency shelters for migrants have become overcrowded in Central America. Despite the pandemic — and sometimes because of it — people are trying to find better prospects elsewhere and dare to make the dangerous trek up north. Most of them want to reach the US. And it's not just the coronavirus pushing people to try and escape poverty, it's also the climate crisis.

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Opinion: Deserved defeat for Novak Djokovic - The final decision has been made in the case of Novak Djokovic: The Australian Open will take place without the Serbian. This entire saga has had many losers, writes DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons.

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DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 19 January 2022 -- The treason trial of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha resumes after a pandemic pause. We speak to his colleague in exile Sam Rainsy, who says the country has become a one-party dictatorship. And, opposition grows to a hamster cull in Hong Kong after fears the animals may have passed on COVID-19 to humans.

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Taiwan's domestic migrant workers demand better conditions -- Migrant domestic workers in Taiwan are not protected by labor laws. Rights activists say this leaves them open to abuse.

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Activist rallies Kenyans to donate blood -- Kenyan Aisha Dafalla raises awareness of how important it is to donate blood.

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Pakistan launches door-to-door vaccine campaign for women -- Authorities in Karachi have kick-started a campaign to erase the gap in the rates of inoculation between men and women.

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Kashmir: Remote villagers unite to clean up their stream -- Women in a poor, remote mountain village are spearheading the cleanup of their local stream.

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DW News Africa with Raheela Mahomed, 14 January 2022 -- Where are Africa's stolen treasures? Plus, teen pregnancies are on the rise in Africa.

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Mughal dynasty 'heir' lays claim to Delhi's Red Fort -- Sultana Begum, a resident of Kolkata city, wants the Indian government to hand over the 17th-century Red Fort to her.

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The future of rice farming in Ghana -- West Africa wants to become independent of rice imports, but many farmers lack the right tools to achieve that goal.

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Tanzania's economy strives for growth -- Although Tanzania has successfully grown its agricultural sector, there are concerns about its future.

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Cameroon: Grand cultural bonanza -- Bamenda's Nkwen Festival of Heritage, Arts and Culture — bringer of joy to those stuck in a conflict zone.

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The Japanese way of recycling brewery waste -- A Japanese startup is using organic waste produced during beer production to manufacture paper products.

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Pakistan: Social stigma overshadows AIDS -- High-risk groups include intravenous drug users and sex workers. Transgender people are particularly marginalized.

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Baby lost in Kabul chaos reunited with family -- A boy that went missing during the hasty US-led evacuation from Kabul in August has been reunited with his family.

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In this village, dowries are a thing of the past -- This remote village in Kashmir is one of the rare places in South Asia that has managed to put an end to the practice.

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Saving preterm babies in Ghana -- Incubator shortages at hospitals across Ghana are affecting premature babies. But people are working to provide support.

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World in Progress: In search of better lives, away from COVID and bleak economic prospects

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Brazil: Fighting the pandemic with songs -- An old tradition repackaged: Cotton spinners in Brazil add personal songs to their woven wares.

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Mozambique: National park gold rush -- Gold miners destroy the environment in Chimanimani National Park. Will legalizing them protect it?

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Israel: The peaceful village in the Negev -- People of different religions live together peacefully in a village in the Negev Desert.

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Global Teen from South Africa -- Mbali Mbeleko comes from South Africa. She loves to speak Afrikaans and wants to become an independent woman.

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Algae for a cleaner climate? -- Plastic, fertilizer, fuels, even cow farts — there are all things that algae can make more sustainable.

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Recycling in Nigeria -- Oluwaseyi Moejoh wants to make environmentalism more popular in Nigeria.

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Global Teen: Namibia -- Dubi Gawusas is from Namibia and has six sisters. When she's older, she wants to become a teacher or a pilot.

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Child waste pickers in Syria -- Rakan is one of many Syrian children deprived of a childhood, scavenging through mounds of rubbish.

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Cape Town's 'recycling evangelists' -- A startup wants to encourage recycling. Participating households are rewarded with vouchers.

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World in Progress: Uncertain futures -- The COVID-19 pandemic has not only lead to a global health crisis, but also to economic hardships. Some people from Latin America and the Caribbean are getting so desperate they embark on a dangerous journey north to make it all the way to the US — in the middle of the pandemic! We also hear how one neighborhood in Australia managed to pull off a vaccination success story.

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