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Indian government to hold talks with farmers amid intensifying protests -- The government advanced talks with protesting farmers who have threatened to block entry points to the capital. The protests over controversial farm laws have entered the sixth day.

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US justice department moves to drop Flynn charges -- The DOJ has said all legal action involving former Trump adviser Michael Flynn should cease in light of a full presidential pardon last week from "any and all" offenses connected to the Mueller investigation.

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Coronavirus digest: Red Cross warns of vaccine 'fake news' -- The head of the Red Cross has said vaccine misinformation could create a "second pandemic." Elsewhere, US President Donald Trump's coronavirus adviser has resigned. DW rounds up the latest developments.

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Coronavirus pandemic slows Africa's progress against HIV - HIV infection rates are falling in many African countries, and effective drugs are increasing the life expectancy of patients. But the coronavirus pandemic has meant a major setback in the fight against AIDS.

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World AIDS Day: 'Why did I survive?'

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Eurozone finance ministers agree on bailout fund reform -- The long-awaited reforms come against the backdrop of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The main aim is to ease access to credit lines for member states during times of financial and economic crisis.

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Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon aims for 2021 independence vote - The Scottish leader has refused to rule out legal action to force a Scottish independence referendum. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused a second vote on the issue after Scotland voted to stay in the UK in 2014.

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Angela Merkel: No-deal Brexit would send a bad signal to the world

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Logistics companies fear Brexit chaos

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US election: Wisconsin, Arizona confirm Biden win - Wisconsin and Arizona have confirmed Joe Biden's electoral victory over Donald Trump amid ongoing allegations of fraud from Trump's campaign. Both states have said the election was conducted fairly.

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Trump says he will leave office if Electoral College votes for Biden

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Biden given the go-ahead to start transition process

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Brazil: Amazon deforestation races to 12-year high under Bolsonaro -- Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest this year reached its highest level since 2008, government data shows. The destruction comes as President Jair Bolsonaro continues to weaken environmental regulations.

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Ethiopia: Tigray leader urges PM Abiy to 'stop the madness' -- Hundreds have died in the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region and thousands more have fled. As the TPLF and Ahmed trade jabs, thousands of refugees are in dire need of humanitarian assistance in Sudanese camps.

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Coronavirus: Germany to create 19 medical storage facilities for future emergencies -- Germany is to set up medical storage units, hoping to stave off some of the shortages experienced at the onset of the pandemic. Meanwhile, German medics are alarmed at the current rise in ICU occupancy rates.

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COVID-19 hinders fight against malaria in Africa -- The WHO is worried that it will fail to reach the goals set in the fight against malaria. Death rates are expected to rise sharply again in 2020 because resources are being diverted to fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

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France's Macron under fire for political lurch to the right -- President Macron is aiming to pass laws that would restrict protests, protect police and fight radical Islam. But facing increased public pressure, politicians have said they plan to revise a controversial security bill.

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A glimpse into India's nomadic Banjara community -- The Banjaras in India are largely marginalized from mainstream society. Historically reputed as nomadic traders, many now work as laborers and are searching for ways for their children to have a brighter future.

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AfricaLink on Air - 30 November 2020 -- Ethiopia's conflict in Tigray: PM Abiy says the military has control of Tigray capital Mekele, TPLF vows to continue fighting +++ Nigeria: President Buhari vs Boko Haram +++ VW CEO in Ghana speaks to DW +++ Africa's sharing culture: Ghana: How dangerous are prescription drugs?

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DW News Africa with Christine Mhundwa, 30th November, 2020 -- Conflicting accounts emerge over the situation in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray with the government declaring victory but Tigray defence forces saying they are still fighting 'on all fronts'. And the futuristic hand carts lightening the load for street vendors in Kenya.

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Opinion: Coronavirus Christmas debate misses the point - As Germany begins the start of the Christmas season with the first Sunday of Advent, what's normally a time of reflection has become politically charged. It's a development DW's Anja Brockmann finds disconcerting.

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DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 30 November 2020 -- Hong Kong's parliament will cease to have an effective opposition from December 1. A lawmaker and a protester tell us what that means for the future of democratic voices in the city. And the long suffering elephant, finally free from neglect and loneliness.

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Polio victim becomes health worker to fight epidemic -- Waqas Nisar is fighting the epidemic, telling his own story to parents who are reluctant to vaccinate their kids.

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Bike hopes for Ghanaian school kids -- Many children in Ghana's rural areas endure long walking distances to reach their schools. A cycling club donates bikes

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In the hands of Mozambique's Islamist fighters -- Ibraimo Abudo was lucky to escape Islamic fighters in Mozambique with his life.

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How a disgruntled Rohingya politician sees Myanmar election -- Myanmar's recently held general election once again saw widescale disenfranchisement of ethnic minority communities.

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Building houses with cigarette butts? -- A waste processing company in West Java is turning cigarette butts into materials that can be used to build houses.

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Jakarta man feeds the poor with meals on mopeds -- Ahmad Marzuki earns minimum wage, but he still sets aside resources every month to help feed poor people.

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China UK embassy relocation stirs controversy in London -- Residents of a London East End neighborhood say China's embassy relocation could result in disruptive protests.

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Kenya: Traditional beads and the fight against FGM -- As puberty starts, Maasai girls are gifted with beads. It means they are ready for marriage and FGM can target them.

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How young people in The Gambia protect their neighbourhood -- Fed-up with robbers, young people from one of the largest cities in Gambia set up a militia to patrol the streets.

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Cape Verde: Solar energy changes people's lives in isolated village -- A project provides two neighboring and isolated rural communities with renewable energy free of charge.

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Indonesia: COVID-19 medical waste polluting Cisadane river -- Communities living along Cisadane river have reported seeing a deluge of COVID-19 medical waste washing up on the banks.

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Cape Verdean women find a way out of economic crisis -- Cape Verdean women found alternatives to tackle the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How skateboarding changed young Angolans lives -- For this group of young Angolans, the skateboard opens the door to a world of learning, self-knowledge and fun.

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Myanmar election: voters set to cast ballots amid COVID-19 -- The vote is being seen as a test for Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy party.

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Brazil: The drug lord turned preacher -- Demétrio Martins is a former drug lord who found God. Now he visits Rio de Janeiro's slums getting gangsters to reform.

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Mexico: Sustainable farms for biodiversity -- An innovative approach to livestock farming in the La Sepultura biosphere reserve in Mexico helps protect local forests.

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Teenage dreams in Thailand -- 16-year-old Pleng Kruesopon lives in Bangkok. She's a keen diver and dreams of one day working for the UN.

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Global Teen Faith Kathure -- Faith Kathure is a cheerful 17-year-old who loves hip hop and and writes poems.

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COVID-19, the great unequalizer -- The pandemic highlights how vulnerable poor people are in countries marked by extreme inequality.

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Indonesia: Coronavirus babies -- Free time, poverty and no access to contraception during lockdown have led to a surge in births.

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Uruguay and COVID-19 -- A swift lockdown, widespread testing plus Uruguay's good healthcare system have proved their worth.

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Tunisia: Invasive crabs as delicacy -- Blue crabs were jeopardizing the livelihood of many fishermen; now they're selling them instead.

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South Africa: incentivizing conservation -- Landowners who set up a nature reserve get a tax break. Wilderness Foundation Africa helps them.

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US: Joe Biden picks Janet Yellen for treasury chief -- US President-elect Joe Biden says he will nominate former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as treasury secretary. If willing, and confirmed by the Senate, she would become the first woman to hold the post.

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