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Joe Biden officially clinches US Democratic nomination - Joe Biden says he has enough Democratic party-backing from delegates to challenge President Donald Trump in November's US election. Biden crossed the threshold after 8 primaries were held on Tuesday.

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George Floyd latest: Paris bans Black Lives Matter rallies -- Several hundred protesters have defied a police ban on public gatherings in the French capital due to social distancing concerns. Washington and New York are gearing up for huge demonstrations. Follow DW for the latest.

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George Floyd killing spurs fresh protests across Europe -- Thousands have gathered in Berlin's city center and across Germany in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Other European cities including London also saw demonstrations, while three rallies in Paris were banned.

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Austria: Double shooting sparks nationwide manhunt -- Two women have been killed in southern Austria, prompting police to deploy a search helicopter. According to one report, the suspect took his own life after fleeing across the border to Italy.

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Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation

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The Day: Can Joe Biden win the White House?

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Moscow hotel hosts domestic violence survivors as abuse cases soar -- Some women's advocacy groups in Russia are reporting a 70% increase in calls for help. With shelters in quarantine over the coronavirus, one Moscow hotel is giving women a place to go.

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Why are German neo-Nazis training in Russia? German right-wing extremists are receiving paramilitary training in St. Petersburg, Russia, according to a new report by news magazine Focus. Who is running the training, and what do we know about the participants?

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German neo-Nazis trained at Russian camps: report

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Opinion: White privilege and the responsibility to enact change - White Americans and white Europeans need to reflect on their own lives and actions, to educate themselves. And ultimately, they have to figure out how they are going to show up and fight racism, writes DW's Sam Baker.

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Germany: 75,000th 'Stolperstein' for Holocaust victims laid

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Merkel: 'The murder of George Floyd is horrific, racism is horrific, and US society is very polarized'

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France kills al-Qaida head of North Africa -- France said Abdelmalek Droukdal was killed during an operation in Mali. Droukdal was the head of all al-Qaida affiliates in North Africa.

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Twitter, Facebook remove Donald Trump tributes to George Floyd -- Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have all taken down a video tribute to George Floyd posted by the US president's campaign team. The clip was removed for infringing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

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Reddit co-founder resigns, requests black board member -- Alexis Ohanian, Sr., said he would use future gains from his Reddit stocks to "curb racial hate." He added that he wanted to be answerable to his black daughter.

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Coronavirus: 'Wear masks in public,' WHO advises -- In a policy reverse, the WHO has said people with health issues should wear medical-grade masks, and everyone else fabric ones. Meanwhile Donald Trump says he "made every decision correctly." Follow DW for the latest.

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Iran stockpiled enriched uranium at nearly 8 times the limit — UN -- The UN nuclear watchdog has said the finding violates the terms of Iran's 2015 nuclear deal. Iran has also reportedly continued to enrich uranium to a purity of up to 4.5%, higher than the 3.67% allowed.

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Generation Z joins George Floyd demonstrations -- Many of those protesting against police brutality and racism in front of the White House and all over the United States are less than 25 years old. For them, giving up is not an option.

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Young Black Lives Matter protesters: 'Enough is enough' -- Since last week's killing of George Floyd, a black man, cities across the US have seen ongoing protests against police brutality. Many young people are among the demonstrators in Washington D.C., and they want justice.

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Coronavirus Special Podcast #19 | When COVID-19 and Ebola strike at the same time -- One global pandemic is enough of a health crisis. But the Democratic Republic of Congo is now dealing with an Ebola epidemic in the northwest of the country as well as rising coronavirus infections. DW looks at what may be in store for the DRC by meeting citizens and health care workers from a country that managed to get Ebola under control: Liberia.

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Nigeria-US friction over embattled AfDB chief Akinwumi Adesina -- The African Development Bank has launched an independent review of a report into embezzlement allegations against its president. Akinwumi Adesina has the backing of Nigeria for a second term, but the US is not convinced.

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Opinion: Let's not return to business as usual after coronavirus - The coronavirus crisis has provided us with the opportunity to make our economies more sustainable. We should be courageous and seize this moment for the environment, says DW's Neil King.

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Indonesia: Street artists create murals to fight coronavirus

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Moscow: Dancing when no one is watching -- The coronavirus has closed cultural institutions around the world, chasing performers into lockdown.

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WWII veteran in Ghana joins COVID-19 fight -- Meet the 95-year-old veteran from Ghana who walked three kilometers every day to raise money to fight the coronavirus.

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Homeless in Nairobi during the COVID-19 crisis -- Kenya's homeless are left with few options to protect themselves against COVID-19.

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Is Pakistan moving towards Chinese model of internet censorship? -- Rights activists in Pakistan fear that the country is rapidly moving towards a China-like model of internet censorship.

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New locust swarms form in Kenya -- The COVID-19 pandemic is hampering pesticide spraying as a new swarms of locusts begin to form.

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Pakistanis risk lives to migrate to Europe -- European countries are taking action to stop illegal migration, but the measures fail to deter many young Pakistanis.

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COVID-19 lockdown is tough on Indian parents, children -- With schools shut, many parents are finding it difficult to keep their children productively engaged at home.

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India's Sikh shrines feed those left hungry by coronavirus -- The shrines are supplying hot meals to over 100,000 people who have lost their livelihoods during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Shaka: Father of the Zulu nation

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India's BJP rejects allegations of Muslim suppression -- DW's Biresh Banerjee spoke to BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli about coronavirus-related Islamophobia in India.

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Amina: The warrior queen of Zazzau

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Arundhati Roy: 'Situation in India is approaching genocidal' -- COVID-19 is putting India's fault lines "on full display," Arundhati Roy has told DW.

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COVID-19 lockdown exposes social disparities in India -- The coronavirus lockdown is taking a heavy toll on India's daily-wage workers, who are unable to make ends meet.

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Life under Taliban rule in Afghanistan's Kunar province -- Following the government's ouster of the so-called Islamic State (IS) from Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, the Taliban have taken over control. Will it give it an upper hand to the Taliban in negotiations with the government?

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Mexico: A traditional cookbook -- What's the best way to preserve traditional cuisine? With a cookbook of indigenous recipes of course.

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Japan: Coronavirus destroys livelihoods -- The coronavirus pandemic has made thousands of Japanese homeless and jobless.

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Germany heads for a third drought -- Germany is heading for its third summer drought perhaps due to the jet stream.

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Combatting illegal Amazon deforestation -- Under cover of the coronavirus pandemic, illegal loggers and gold prospectors ravage the Amazon rain forest.

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Global 3000 - The Globalization Program -- Have climate protection and conservation taken backseats to the coronavirus pandemic?

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Belize: Coronavirus-era conservation -- The Belize Zoo is running out of money in the lockdown. Fortunately some donate food for the animals.

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Belgium: bed & breakfast for the homeless -- In the Belgian city of Bruges, one hotel remains open - but only for the homeless

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Virtual Tours: A way to travel while stuck at home -- Many popular tourist destinations offer virtual tours to entice future travelers

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USA: Encouraging kids in the capital to avoid crime -- Joe Houston uses fitness training to help youth in Washington DC avoid careers in crime.

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Cameroon army confirms TV anchor's death in detention -- Samuel Wazizi disappeared, from TV screens and from daily life, when police came for him on August 2, 2019 and handed him to the military. His death in detention came to light this week.

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