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Tax haven leak incriminates more than 300 politicians

High-ranking politicians, oligarchs and celebrities are said to have hidden their money in tax havens. This is reported by...

China and India wrestle over Afghanistan's mineral resources

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The promising, threatening and haggling have begun. Americans and Europeans have packed their weapons and left, and now...

More than 53 degrees measured in Death Valley in California

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People in the western United States must continue to prepare for extreme heat and wildfires at the beginning of the week....

Delta variant will dominate in Germany as early as July

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Immunologist Carsten Watzl expects that the more contagious delta variant of the coronavirus will still be the predominant...

Global Hacker Attacks : A new cyberwar threatens the West

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Not long ago, everyone was talking about cyberattacks by intelligence agencies. Russian hackers drilled into the...

Hack attack: Investigators seize Bitcoin worth millions

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Investigators have recovered the bulk of a ransom payment in the digital currency Bitcoin following the hacking attack on...

Burned out cargo ship with microplastics sinks

The Sri Lankan Navy wanted to tow the "X-Press Pearl" into deeper waters. Originally, 25 tons of partly dangerous...

Belarus cut off from air traffic

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When the political will is there, EU states can act quickly, very quickly. Just one day after the forced landing of a...

What happens on Saturday with Whatsapp?

More than two billion users are supposed to accept new terms of use and a revised privacy policy by Saturday. This...

Jerusalem experiences most violent riots in years

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Once again, Palestinians and Israeli security forces fought fierce street battles in Jerusalem over the weekend. At least...

Study suggests low risk of infection in public transport

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Although employers must allow employees to work from home, many Berliners still rely on public transportation. A joint...

More than 480 executions worldwide despite Corona 2020

Despite the Corona pandemic, at least 18 countries continued to carry out the death penalty last year. A minimum of 483...

Germany incidence value rises to 107.7

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Sunday, March 21, 10:42 a.m.: More than half of all states and independent cities in Bavaria are now considered hotspots....

EU vaccination passport to arrive by summer

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The EU states want to establish a system of mutually recognized Corona vaccination passports by early summer. The 27 heads...

German clinics halt Astrazeneca vaccine claiming too many side effects

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After regions in Sweden had already suspended vaccination with the Astrazeneca vaccine, now also clinics in Lower Saxony...

Germany closes border to Czech Republic and Tyrol

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Due to the accumulation of virus mutants, the German government imposes an entry ban from the Czech Republic and Tyrol....

Germany weather news latest

Snow and ice have paralyzed road and rail traffic in many regions of Germany. According to Deutsche Bahn, there were...

Bad weather brings heavy snowfall

A blizzard and bitter cold in the north, freezing rain in the center and spring-like foehn in the south, means Germany is...

Germany aims for entry ban for UK nationals

According to Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU), the German government wants to agree by this Friday on a...

Corona news latest in Germany

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The Robert Koch Institute reported new weekly lower corona figures for Germany on Sunday. According to the report, the...

Taliban close schools for young women

The Taliban apparently want to exclude young women from higher education. The new regime of radical Islamic "Koranic...
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Devastating forest fires in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the scale of natural disasters in his country as unprecedented. Authorities...
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Misinformation on Facebook slow down vaccination readiness

In the debate about how to deal with persistent vaccination refusers, the role of social networks such as Facebook,...

Tesla wants to open its charging stations to everyone

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is always good for a surprise. Now, in response to a request from an interested party, he has written...
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High vaccination rate saves Great Britain from the worst

Suddenly, at the beginning of June, the curve began to reverse - again. The line mapping how many people in the UK tested...
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Cyberattack on Kaseya could affect more than 1000 companies

A cyberattack on the United States IT firm Kaseya may have affected more than a thousand companies, according to experts....
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Open letter against Seehofer's cybersecurity strategy

The accusation is a serious one: Horst Seehofer's cabinet is demonstrating poor governance with its plan to adopt the...

Tornado destroys houses in Czech Republic

A suspected tornado left a trail of devastation in the southeastern Czech Republic on Thursday. According to an initial...
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To-go plastic littering the oceans

Every year, between 307 and 925 million larger pieces of trash enter the oceans from European rivers. About 80 percent of...
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U.S. health agency orders disposal of millions of vaccine doses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is ordering the discard of millions of Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses...
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New Corona rules in Berlin

Incidences in Berlin are going down as vaccination rates are going up. "We have been able to reduce the numbers in recent...

Large companies must disclose taxes in the EU in the future

In the future, large companies in the EU will have to disclose how much profit they generate in each country and how much...
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China announces three-child policy

In China, couples will be allowed to have up to three children in the future. The Politburo of the Communist Party decided...
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U.S. intelligence agencies to clarify origin of pandemic

U.S. President Joe Biden has ordered the United States intelligence community to get to the bottom of the origin of the...
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International Energy Agency: No new oil and gas fields!

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is calling for a farewell to the petroleum age: With immediate effect, there should...
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Japan's economy shrinks again

The Japanese economy contracted by 1.3 percent at the beginning of the year as a result of the third wave of coronavirus....
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German-Indian Business Forum starts collecting funds to help COVID-hit India

The Indian community in Germany is pulling out all stops to send help to fellow citizens back in India as the Asian...
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Hamas fire rockets at Jerusalem

The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians escalated dangerously on Monday. After massive rocket attacks from the...
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At least 33 killed in Kabul explosion

At least 33 people were killed in an explosion near a school in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday. At least 55 others...

New infections rise to nearly 11,000 cases

Health offices in Germany reported 10,976 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In...

Corona vaccine counterfeits cause uncertainty

The number of coronavirus infections in Baden-Württemberg and throughout Germany continues to rise rapidly. The 7-day...
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Biden makes climate policy global

After a temporary absence, the United States is again claiming a leadership role in the global fight against climate...
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Biden withdraws U.S. troops from Afghanistan

The U.S. is ending the longest war effort in its history. A high-ranking U.S. government official said Tuesday evening...
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Covid-19 rapid tests provide unreliable results

Covid 19 rapid tests are supposed to be a pillar of infection protection in Germany. However, according to a recent...
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SPUTNIK V: One of the world's most sought-after vaccines

The official Twitter account of "Sputnik V" reports new successes every day. Last week alone, the Russian Corona vaccine...
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump hints at candidacy in 2024 election

In his first speech since leaving office, former U.S. President Donald Trump underscored his claim to leadership among...
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More courage, less covid caution

As the lockdown drags on and the German government plays Russian roulette with personal liberty and measured responses,...
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World War II bomb defused in Frankfurt

The evacuation of Frankfurt's Niederrad district began this morning. For four days, the city's crisis team had planned...

German border controls cause concern

The introduction of German border controls has been sharply criticized in the EU. "The measures have quite serious...
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Donald Trump, a victim of Cancel Culture

"Well, Kevin, I guess these people are angrier about the election than you are!" That was reportedly Donald Trump's...

Germany authorises autonomous driving

The German government is making it easier to use autonomous cars and buses, making them possible in defined zones...

Emergency declared after fire in power plant

Following a fire in a large Nuremberg power plant, the city has declared a disaster situation. The district heating supply...

Weather chaos for Germany

The weather in central to northern Germany has turned extreme and lead to chaos for travelers. No trains are running...

Berlin opens first prison for persons in preventive detention

Berlin was the first German state to establish an open prison for persons in preventive detention. Two detainees have now...

Data protection must not fall victim to the virus

The Corona pandemic has "once again shown how data protection has to be used as a scapegoat when things get out of...
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US troop withdrawals from Germany halted

The U.S. military is completely putting on hold the partial withdrawal from Germany ordered by former President Donald...

Sex app highlights dangerous consent laws

In Denmark, explicit consent toengage in sex has recently become mandatory by law, and there is already an app for it....
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Lockdown leads to riots in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, riots broke out in several cities for the third evening in a row. Hundreds of violent young people...
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Germany lockdown extended, yet again

The lockdown in Germany will be extended once again, until 14th February. The federal and state governments agreed to keep...
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Pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive

Over 3000 sites across all States and Union Territories (UTs) to be virtually connected during the launch, with around 100...