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Peru: Pedro Castillo sworn in as president

The political novice was inaugurated on the country's 200th independence day. Castillo, however, faces difficulties in the polarized nation.

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Germany floods: The challenge of waste disposal

Thousands of tons of refuse are being cleared from Germany's flood-hit regions. Removing unprecedented mountains of belongings is a challenge, but it is also helping residents begin to move forward.

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US issues new Syria sanctions

The US Department of the Treasury has announced sanctions against eight individuals and 10 entities tied to the Syrian government and President Bashar Assad.

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Schumacher’s openness ‘helpful to everyone’, says Haas F1 chief engineer

2020 F2 champion Schumacher graduated to F1 this year with Haas, and has so far led its efforts at the rear of the field, beating teammate Nikita Mazepin in all but two races both drivers have finished.Schumacher has regularly been heard exchanging feedback with race engineer Gary Gannon on team radio, and has also welcomed advice from four-time F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel.Komatsu ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/schumachers-openness-helpful-to-everyone-says-haas-f1-chief-engineer/6638037/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Leverkusen chemical blast likely released toxins into air

A total of seven people are suspected or confirmed to have died after an explosion at a German chemical complex. The smoke generated likely released toxins into the air.

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China jails billionaire for 18 years for 'provoking trouble'

Sun Dawu, a farming magnate and a vocal government critic, was embroiled in a land dispute with a state-run competitor. His legal team argued the trial was unfair owing to the length of the hearing and its secrecy.

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Who can currently travel to Germany?

Who is allowed to visit Germany? Do they need to quarantine or is a negative coronavirus test sufficient? Entry regulations to Germany remain complicated. We provide answers to the most important questions.

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Leverkusen explosion: Little hope for 5 missing workers

A total of seven people are suspected or confirmed to have died after an explosion at a German chemical complex. Nearby residents have been warned about contaminants.

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Indonesia: Indigenous groups face COVID vaccine barriers

Just under 1% of Indonesia's 17 million Indigenous people have been vaccinated against COVID. Bureaucratic and geographical obstacles are to blame for the low rate of inoculation.

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German court charges Syrian doctor with torture, murder

A Syrian doctor living in Germany stands accused of committing crimes against humanity, including torture and murder during his time working at a military hospital.

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UK announces global rollout of coronavirus vaccine doses

The first batches will go to Commonwealth countries like Kenya, Jamaica as well as Asian countries like Laos, Indonesia and Cambodia. The UK wants to have the whole world vaccinated by 2022.

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COVID: UK announces rollout of global vaccine donations

The first batches will go to Commonwealth countries like Kenya, Jamaica as well as Asian countries like Laos, Indonesia and Cambodia. The UK wants to have the whole world vaccinated by 2022.

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Red Bull: New evidence will put Silverstone F1 crash in ‘slightly different light’

Title rivals Verstappen and Hamilton collided while fighting for the lead of the race at Copse on the opening lap of the British Grand Prix two weeks ago, resulting in a 51G crash for Red Bull driver Verstappen.Hamilton was hit with a 10-second time penalty for causing a collision, but recovered to win the race and reduce Verstappen’s championship lead to eight points.But Red Bull has ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/marko-new-red-bull-evidence-will-put-crash-in-slightly-different-light/6637973/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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'Get the camel drivers:' Racism scandal in Olympic cycling

Germany cycling official Patrick Moster has come under fire after shouting out racist remarks during the men's road time trial at the Tokyo Olympics. He apologized after television cameras picked up his comments.

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Verstappen "not interested" in ongoing chatter on Silverstone crash

Verstappen and Hamilton collided at high-speed while fighting for the lead on the opening lap of the British Grand Prix, resulting in a 51G crash for Verstappen at Copse.Mercedes driver Hamilton was deemed to be predominantly at fault for the crash, resulting in a 10-second time penalty, but he recovered to win the race and cut Verstappen’s lead at the top of the drivers’ ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/verstappen-not-interested-in-ongoing-chatter-on-silverstone-crash/6637852/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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US and Russia hold arms control talks in Geneva

The meeting between senior US officials and their Russian counterparts follows a landmark summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin last month.

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What could have been: When a top team boss missed a dream F1 test

“You’re kidding!” That was Norfolk hotshoe David Sears’s reaction when his late father, ex-touring car hero Jack Sears, told him that family friend Colin Chapman, boss of the Lotus team from just up the road in Hethel, had been on the phone to invite Sears Jr to an upcoming December Formula 1 test at Paul Ricard.It was early November 1979. Sears had won two of the UK’s four major ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/what-could-have-been-when-a-top-team-boss-missed-a-dream-f1-test-/6637217/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Thailand: Is royal reform a far-fetched dream?

Intent on shaking up Thailand's current political order, the pro-democracy movement broke a long-standing taboo by openly criticizing the all-powerful and wealthy monarchy.

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Top US diplomat Blinken warns India over human rights record

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned New Delhi not to backslide on human rights amid mounting criticism that the Indian government is cracking down on dissent and discriminating against its Muslim population.

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How music helped during the pandemic

A German study reveals how music has helped people cope with emotional stress during the COVID lockdown. But which songs are the most effective?

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Coronavirus digest: Sydney extends lockdown by four weeks

Australian authorities have extended Sydney's lockdown until August 28 after a spike in COVID cases. Meanwhile, more than half of Germany's population is now fully vaccinated. Follow DW for the latest.

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India: Sleeping migrant workers killed in highway crash

At least 18 people were killed overnight when a truck rammed into a broken down bus in northern India. The passengers were sleeping near the vehicle at the time of the accident.

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McLaren backs decision to delay pitstop clampdown until Belgian GP

The FIA issued a technical directive at the end of June informing teams that it would be moving to slow down pit stops and restrict automated processes on safety grounds.The new ruling was set to come into force from this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix, but in an update issued at Silverstone, F1’s lawmakers opted to postpone it to the other side of the summer break at the Belgian Grand ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/mclaren-backs-decision-to-delay-pitstop-clampdown-until-belgian-gp/6637835/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Coronavirus lambda variant spreads across Latin America

The WHO classified C.37 as a "variant of interest" after it appeared in a number of countries simultaneously. In Peru, where the lambda variant was identified in August 2020, it now accounts for most of new infections.

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Germany: Jewish leader warns against cooperation with AfD

Jewish life is only possible in Germany with a complete isolation of the far-right AfD, the Jewish council has said. The warning comes ahead of Germany's September elections.

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Armenia says three troops dead in clashes with Azerbaijan

The Armenian Defense Ministry has said three of its soldiers have died in clashes in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan rejects Yerevan's account, accusing Armenia of a military provocation.

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Noisy F1 engines won't lead to sponsor exodus, says Brown

Red Bull is leading a push for F1 to move towards louder and more emotive engines from 2025 when new power unit rules are due to be introduced.It wants F1 to ditch the quiet and economical current turbo hybrids in favour of something more exciting, which runs on environmentally-sustainable fuel.Red Bull team boss Christian Horner thinks the formula would tick F1’s green credentials on ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/noisy-f1-engines-wont-lead-to-sponsor-exodus-says-brown/6637782/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Illegal gold mining on Colombia's rivers rising: UN

The illegal activity has caused major environmental damage in Colombia, one of the world's most biodiverse countries. Officials say the spike in mining is also deeply concerning "because it has ties to organized crime."

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Tokyo Olympics Digest: USA men's basketball bounces back big

The United States rebounded strongly from their first Olympic loss in men's basketball in 17 years. Meanwhile, Germany won their first medal in swimming since 2008. Follow the latest from Tokyo with DW.

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Tokyo Olympics Digest: Team USA men's basketball bounces back big

The United States rebounded strongly from their first Olympic loss in men's basketball in 17 years. Meanwhile, Germany won their first medal in swimming since 2008. Follow the latest from Tokyo with DW.

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Climate tipping points are now imminent, scientists warn

Around 13,000 researchers have called for urgent action to slow down the climate emergency as extreme weather patterns shock the world. They listed three core measures.

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Is the Geneva Refugee Convention living up to the times?

As the UN document turns 70 years old, experts say there is a lack of political will to implement the rights of refugees under the agreement. Countries in Africa are already moving beyond it.

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Tokyo Olympics Digest: Ariarne Titmus tops Katie Ledecky again

Titmus won part two of her "duel in the pool" with Ladecky, the Australian winning gold in the 200-meter freestyle. Meanwhile, Germany won their first swimming medal in 13 years. Follow the latest on DW.

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Ecuador strips Julian Assange of citizenship

Ecuador has revoked the citizenship of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Authorities say regulatory formalities had been ignored during Assange's naturalization.

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Tech giants report more than $50 billion combined profits

Apple, Microsoft and Google's parent company Alphabet have seen a surge in revenue. The results are attributed to the coronavirus pandemic — but also the easing of lockdowns.

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Biles praised for prioritising her mental health

The US Olympic chief praises Simone Biles for prioritising her mental health after she withdraws from the women's gymnastics team final in Tokyo.

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Free Test Kits @ Hard Summer via DoseTest

Hey r/trap! For anyone in Southern California going to Hard Summer this weekend, we will be there handing out reagent test kits for anyone in need! We will have hundreds of kits to hand out & a variety of different test kits available in order to try and help keep people as safe as possible! We will likely be in the general parking area for the first several hours as doors open (1PM - 5PM). If you would like to get in touch with us to find out where we will be, give us a follow on Instagram @ Dosetestcom and we will do our best to communicate our location with you. For anyone unfamiliar with reagent testing, I've attached a link to our site to gain a better understanding. Can't wait to see everyone this weekend, stay safe!!! [Dosetest.com](https://dosetest.com/)

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China flood disaster: Passersby harass German reporter

Foreign journalists reporting on the flood disaster in China have been hindered in their work by normal citizens who feel the reporters are presenting a distorted picture of the country.

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COVID: US urges vaccinated people to wear masks inside again

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said the spread of the delta variant means even fully vaccinated Americans should return to wearing face masks in public indoor spaces.

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Has Formula 1 ever increased a penalty after an appeal?

The FIA announced on Tuesday that Red Bull have protested the penalty that Lewis Hamilton received at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix, believing it wasn’t harsh enough.This isn’t the first time an F1 team has protested a penalty, but have the FIA ever changed a penalty after a protest, and have they ever increased the severity of one after an appeal?James Hunt, McLaren ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/has-formula-1-ever-increased-a-penalty-after-an-appeal/6637677/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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US top diplomat Antony Blinken arrives in India

Afghanistan and China are among the items on the agenda when Blinken meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.

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UK COVID 'pingdemic' sparks labor shortage

More than 600,000 people have been pinged by the UK's coronavirus warning app and told to self-isolate. Business leaders warn that the lack of available workers is putting the economic recovery at risk.

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Om Unit Deadbeat - Woah! (Om Unit Remix)

Om Unit and Deadbeat come correct with two new burning mixes of the latter's track Woah! originally released as part of Ryan Elliot's Panorama Bar mix for Ostgut Ton back in 2014, with the original included here in a remastered form for good measure.

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Judoka Saeid Mollaei: Tokyo a place of destiny

Iranian Saeid Mollaei just wants to be a judoka and an athlete. He’s had to fight a long time for that status and in Tokyo rewarded himself with a silver medal. His story begins and ends in the Budokan.

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Has anyone seen Mr. Carmack live recently? How was it?

I see there's a Mr. Carmack show in my city in 2 months or so. I was wondering how his shows are as of recent? I know that a couple of years ago he started playing his more flowy, chill stuff at his live shows. I have no problem with that, as it's also great. Just want to know what type of vibe to expect.

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Autosport Podcast: Remembering F1 winner Reutemann with John Watson

The motorsport world mourned the loss of Carlos Reutemann last month, who died at the age of 79 following a battle with health issues.The Argentinian had a an incredible career in Formula 1, driving for Brabham, Ferrari, Lotus and Williams over the years and winning 12 grand prix.He came close to winning the world championship, but the title was always just out of reach for the fast ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/autosport-podcast-remembering-f1-winner-reutemann-with-john-watson/6637638/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Tunisia: A political crisis fueled by economic woes

On the face of it, President Saied's move to suspend the Tunisian parliament seems motivated by party politics. Above all, however, it stems from Tunisia's economic crisis, which has deeply split the country.

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Tigray: UN warns refugee camps are 'running out' of food

The UN World Food Programme chief is calling for supply trucks to be allowed to deliver food to thousands of refugees in Tigray, saying current rations will run out on Friday.

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How McLaren is tackling the challenge of F1 2022

All 10 teams are currently working flat out on their designs to meet the demands of the biggest package of rules changes in years.They are doing it against the background of a cost cap that reins in the biggest-spending teams, as well as a sliding scale of aerodynamic testing restrictions that works against the best performers. Those two factors provide a fresh context to the usual pattern of ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/how-mclaren-is-tackling-the-challenge-of-f1-2022/6637611/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Greece: Extreme drought sparks forest fires

Strong winds are hampering firefighters' efforts. Alerts have been sent to residents warning them to "be ready to follow instructions."

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Sweden charges Iranian over 1988 'war crimes and murder'

The 60-year-old is accused of partipating in the killing of political prisoners over 30 years ago. The executions were allegedly carried out at the behest of Ayatollah Khomeini.

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Masi: "No frustration" over F1 team radio calls

Team managers or sporting directors have been linked by a radio channel to race control for many years, with the option of speaking to the race director about any issues that might arise.This year for the first time, selected messages are being broadcast on TV, which potentially allows teams to put their views across in public.After Verstappen and Hamilton made contact on the first lap of ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/masi-no-frustration-over-f1-team-radio-calls/6637591/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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HRW: Israel and Hamas committed 'war crimes'

A report from the human rights watchdog has concluded that violence during the May Gaza conflict amounted to war crimes. The investigation focused on three Israeli air strikes.

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Opinion: Fundamental rights are not vaccination privileges

Ever since Germany launched its vaccination campaign, a debate has raged about rights and restrictions. Christoph Strack asks whether the state can impose curbs on those with full protection where it’s unnecessary.

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Red Bull lodges FIA request to review Silverstone F1 clash

Following its examination of the accident and the decision by the FIA stewards to deem that Hamilton was ‘predominantly’ to blame for the collision, Red Bull has pushed forward with its desire to take the matter further.The FIA has confirmed that, in according with its International Sporting Code, Red Bull has lodged a petition for the matter to be looked at again.A video conference ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/red-bull-lodges-fia-request-to-review-silverstone-f1-clash/6637564/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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IMF: Lack of access to vaccines hurting global economic recovery

Economies in developed countries are improving while the struggles in other countries are getting worse, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has found. The key difference? Access to coronavirus vaccines.

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F1 should let Hamilton/Verstappen duel rip, says Webber

The Australian has called on the category to embrace the rivalry between the two star drivers, and the growing tension between the Mercedes and Red Bull squads off the back of the controversial first-lap clash at Silverstone.Hamilton was handed a 10-second time penalty for his role in the clash - which resulted in a 51g impact for Verstappen - but still fought back to win the British Grand ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/f1-should-let-hamilton-verstappen-duel-rip-says-webber/6637450/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Germany: Drugs gangs grow more brutal and unscrupilous

The killing of a top journalist in the Netherlands shows that drugs gangs are increasingly likely to use violence, a new German report shows. It also highlighted increased trafficking of "New Psychoactive Substances."

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Germany: Drugs gangs grow more brutal and unscrupulous

The killing of a top journalist in the Netherlands shows that drugs gangs are increasingly likely to use violence, a new German report shows. It also highlighted increased trafficking of "New Psychoactive Substances."

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Japan's bento box — so much more than just a packed lunch

From its humble beginnings in the 12th century, the bento box has come a long way to being a healthy and filling midday meal that is both cheap to make and often a miniature work of art.

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India: Tax raids expose government's media intimidation

Raids on the Dainik Bhaskar newspaper and Bharat Samachar television network have sparked accusations of intimidation from a government angry with the media's response to its handling of the pandemic.

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Tokyo 2020: US gymnast Simone Biles pulls out of womens' team event

On a day of shocks at the Tokyo Games, multi-Olympic champion Simone Biles was forced to withdraw from a team event due to injury. Questions remain as to whether she will be able to defend her four golds from 2016.

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What are the COVID entry rules for travelers to European countries?

The hospitality sector in Europe is breathing a sigh of relief. As COVID incidence rates fall, restrictions are being relaxed, making tourism possible again. DW Travel offers a brief recap of what rules apply in the EU.

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2021 F1 Hungarian GP session timings and how to watch

F1 heads to its familiar final round before the summer break with the Hungaroring set to welcome an intriguing rendezvous between world title protagonists Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen after their opening lap clash at the British GP.Hamilton has slashed Verstappen’s F1 world championship lead down to eight points following his victory at Silverstone, fighting back from a 10-second time ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/2021-f1-hungarian-gp-session-timings-and-how-to-watch/6637506/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Richard Wagner and the Jews

The composer wrote antisemitic essays, but some Jewish artists played a special role in his life. Wagner's relationship with Jews remains a topic of debate.

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De Vries? Kvyat? Williams’ F1 options if it loses Russell

It's a call that is hugely important to the two drivers involved, as it will define the nature of their F1 career – and the success they can achieve – over the next few years.But it's also a decision whose ramifications are not just limited to the men in the cockpit, because it will impact other teams on the grid too.On the one side are teams like Alfa Romeo who see it as an ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/de-vries-kvyat-williams-f1-options-if-it-loses-russell-/6637481/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Haiti presidential security chief arrested over assassination

Presidential security chief Jean Laguel Civil is suspected of being involved in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. A warrant was also issued for a top judge who was fired by Moise.

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Tunisia: EU's Borrell calls for quick return to stability

The European Union has urged Tunisian President Kais Saied to return stability to the country as soon as possible. Ousted Prime Minister Hichem Michechi has made his first comments since his dismissal.

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Trial opens in 'rotten' Vatican finance scandal

A trial that involves a cardinal and 9 others accused of a money scandal has opened in the Vatican City State. It is being deemed as a landmark trial in the Vatican's modern history.

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Germany: Blast at chemical site shakes Leverkusen

Residents in the western German city have been asked to stay inside and keep their windows and doors closed. Operators of the chemical plant said it wasn't clear what caused the explosion.

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Germany: Deadly blast hits Leverkusen chemical site

One person has died and at least 16 are injured after an explosion rocked a chemical plant in Leverkusen. Operators of the site say it's not yet clear what caused the blast.

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F1 champions Hamilton, Mercedes launch charitable diversity initiative

Having been worked on for several months, and coming off the back of the Hamilton Commission Report, the ‘Ignite’ initiative will work towards helping ensure there is a much broader pool of talent making it into the motorsport industry.Funding for the charity will come jointly from both Hamilton and Mercedes, and it will work closely with the world champion’s personal foundation, Mission ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/f1-champions-hamilton-mercedes-launch-charitable-diversity-initiative-/6637412/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Kazunori Takishima: The Olympics superfan

The Japanese native has been travelling to both the Summer and the Winter Olympics for 15 years. But after spending about €35,000 on tickets in an attempt to set a world record, he's not allowed to attend his home Games.

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Alonso feels like 25 ahead of turning 40 during Hungary F1 round

Alonso will celebrate his birthday on Thursday at the Hungaroring, joining 41-year-old Kimi Raikkonen as the only other driver on the grid to be racing over the age of 40.The two-time F1 world champion won his first title at the age of 24 in 2005, and returned to the grid with Alpine this year after two seasons away racing in sportscars, IndyCar and at the Dakar Rally.Doubts were raised ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/alonso-feels-like-25-ahead-of-turning-40-in-hungary/6637390/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Locals fight to recover Italy's lost farming terraces

As small-scale farmers have struggled to compete against industrial agriculture, the charm and environmental benefits of terraces have faded from the landscape. Can they be restored?

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Wolff feels "responsibility" to ensure Bottas has good F1 future

With Mercedes set to make a call on whether or not to keep Bottas or take George Russell as Lewis Hamilton's team-mate next year, there has been speculation linking the Finn with options elsewhere.A return to the Williams team that handed him his F1 debut is one possibility, while it is understood that Alfa Romeo has put him high on its wish list for 2022.Bottas is still holding out hope ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/wolff-feels-responsibility-to-ensure-bottas-has-good-f1-future-/6637360/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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GB's Dean takes stunning gold in swimming

Tom Dean takes gold ahead of compatriot Duncan Scott, while Georgia Taylor-Brown wins triathlon silver as Great Britain's strong start to the Tokyo Games continues.

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Naomi Osaka crashes out of Olympics tournament

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka has suffered a surprise shock loss in her home Olympics. The 23-year-old is a face of the Games, having lit the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony.

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Hong Kong: First guilty verdict under national security law

A former waiter was found guilty of secession and terrorism under Hong Kong's national security law. The trial, a test for free speech in the territory, showcased the limits of Beijing's tolerance for dissent.

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Cuba says its Paris embassy attacked, blames US

Cuba has accused the United States of encouraging such an attack through "calls for violence." Washington earlier urged Cuba to release detained protesters.

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GB's Dean takes stunning gold in swimming

Tom Dean claims a stunning gold and Duncan Scott silver to ensure a British one-two finish in a thrilling 200m freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Tokyo Olympics Digest: Flora Duffy wins Bermuda's first-ever gold

Bermuda's long wait for a gold medal finally ended after Flora Duffy's stunning win in the women's triathlon. Alaskan Lydia Jacoby also made history in the women's 100-meter breaststroke. Follow DW for the latest.

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Tokyo Olympics Digest: Alaskan teen shocks defending champion

Lydia Jacoby produced a shock in the women's 100-meter breaststroke, knocking off defending champion and teammate Lilly King. Flora Duffy won Bermuda's first-ever gold medal in the triathlon. Follow DW for the latest.

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Flora Duffy wins Bermuda's first Olympic gold ever

The Island nation of Bermuda won its first-ever Olympic gold medal as Flora Duffy emerged victorious in the women's triathlon. She finished more than a minute ahead of her rivals on a stormy course.

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North and South Korea restore emergency hotline

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in have exchanged letters in recent months and agreed to improve their ties — starting with reopening emergency hotlines between Seoul and Pyongyang.

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Trump ally Tom Barrack denies acting as UAE agent

The close ally of former US President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty to charges that he illegally lobbied on behalf of the Emirati government.

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Niger: Gunmen kill 14 in village near Mali border

Officials said the attack by unidentified shooters on motorbikes "targeted civilians" in Banibangou — near the jihadist-plagued tri-border region spanning Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso.

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Opinion: Tunisia's democracy in danger

Tunisia is on edge. With parliament suspended and the prime minister fired, the Arab Spring's sole success story may be on the verge of failure in the place where it all began, says Rainer Sollich.

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Iran: Drought, water shortages spark protests

The government has been taken aback — yet poor management of the country's water resources is a well-known and longstanding problem.

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BioNTech wants to 'eradicate' malaria with mRNA vaccine

After developing a coronavirus vaccine in record time, the German pharmaceutical company aims to start trialing a malaria shot next year using the same breakthrough mRNA technology.

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We need to talk cameras...

Having been lucky enough to watch Albon go through Maggets and Becketts (pirelli testing) from a Silverstone grandstand I am begging the question: *Why the fuck can we not have stationary camera positions through the craziest corners?* The casual fan has literally no clue just how extreme an F1 car is through high speed corners, all becuase of horrific zoomed in, moving coverage. Is there really nothing we can do? I remember one time they had them through the fast chicane of Melbourne, and another time eu rouge floor cameras. These angles _honestly_ mesmerised young me and helped me fall in love with the sport. Fuck sake the indy 500 stationary cameras are indredible! Is there an email or anything that we can all literally bombard with "Give us more stationary cameras" I have so many other reasons as to why we should have these but feel like this shouldn't need to go on any longer.

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Mercedes braced for ‘bruised’ Red Bull to fight back in Hungary

Mercedes ended Red Bull’s five-race win streak at the British Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton fought back from a 10-second time penalty to score his eighth home victory.Hamilton was penalised after clashing with Red Bull driver Verstappen on the opening lap at Copse, resulting in a 51G crash for the Dutchman.The weekend saw Mercedes enjoy an upswing in form after being comprehensively ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/mercedes-braced-for-bruised-red-bull-to-fight-back-in-hungary/6636958/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Lebanon names Najib Mikati as new prime minister

The Sunni telecoms tycoon secured enough votes from lawmakers to become Lebanon's prime minister. France and the US have expressed support for the move.

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Ivory Coast heavyweights meet in bid for reconciliation

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara and his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo are meeting 10 years after a power struggle between the duo saw 3,000 people die and Gbagbo banished. Could real reconciliation be on the cards?

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Saudi Arabia eyes early 2022 slot on F1 calendar

The inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will be the penultimate round this year, taking place on 5 December, one week before the finale in Abu Dhabi.But despite its positioning for its first event, the promoter of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and chairman of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Faisal, says that the preference for 2022 is to be nearer the ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/saudi-arabia-eyes-early-2022-slot-on-f1-calendar/6637128/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Gertrude Stein: A complex pioneer of modernism

The icon of 20th-century literature, who died 75 years ago, was a Jewish-American lesbian author and art collector — who also had ties with pro-Nazi officials.

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What is the IPCC and what does it do?

Scientists with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are meeting to finalize the first part of its first major climate assessment in seven years. But what exactly is the IPCC?

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Daley and Peaty spark Tokyo gold rush for Team GB

Day three of the Tokyo Olympics was 'Magic Monday' for Team GB with three golds - for divers Tom Daley and Matty Lee, swimmer Adam Peaty and Tom Pidcock in mountain biking.

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Ferrari "needs to be realistic" about Hungary F1 win chance

Off the back of a recent run of encouraging races, including Leclerc finishing runner-up at the British GP, the Italian squad is upbeat about the progress it is making with its SF21.And heading to this weekend’s race at Budapest, the team is well aware of how strong it was at F1’s last high downforce race at Monaco – where Leclerc took pole and Sainz finished second.Despite those ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/ferrari-needs-to-be-realistic-about-hungary-f1-win-chance/6636944/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Saudi F1 promoter has discussed human rights concerns with drivers

The inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will take place in Jeddah later this year as part of a 10-year deal for the nation to stage an F1 race, with a view to moving to the new entertainment city of Qiddiya in the future.But the decision to hold a race in Saudi Arabia has led to criticism from bodies such as Amnesty International, which said the event would “be part of ongoing efforts to ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/saudi-f1-promoter-has-discussed-human-rights-concerns-with-drivers/6637116/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Noor Mukadam and the brutalization of women in Pakistan

A 27-year-old woman was first shot and then slaughtered by her male acquaintance in Islamabad last week. Experts say Noor Mukadam's brutal murder puts a spotlight on toxic misogyny in Pakistani society.

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Noor Mukadam and violence against women in Pakistan

A 27-year-old woman was first shot and then slaughtered by her male acquaintance in Islamabad last week. Experts say Noor Mukadam's brutal murder puts a spotlight on toxic misogyny in Pakistani society.

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Russian regulator blocks Alexei Navalny's website

Authorities have removed websites belonging to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and dozens of his allies. The move comes during the run-up to parliamentary elections in September.

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Pakistan: Scottish climber dies in K2 avalanche

Rick Allen was hit by an avalanche while climbing K2, the world's second-highest mountain. The renowned climber was on an expedition for a children's charity.

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Girl power at the Bayreuth Festival

The festival opened with a crime thriller staging of Richard Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman," with singer Asmik Grigorian and conductor Oksana Lyniv outshining the men.

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Germany: Lawmakers split over COVID vaccine rights proposal

Germany's justice minister has stressed her opposition to compulsory vaccination and restrictions for those refusing the jab. Angela Merkel's chief aide has suggested increasing freedoms just for vaccinated people.

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Ferrari &amp; Richard Mille: A shared passion for racing

More than any other, Ferrari is also the most popular outfit thanks to support from its loyal tifosi who passionately cheer the famous scarlet-coloured cars from the grandstands.Since it was founded by the legendary Enzo Ferrari in 1947, the Italian marque has led the field in precision engineering, technological innovation and above all, a passion for racing. Across seven decades, some of the ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/ferrari-richard-mille-a-shared-passion-for-racing/6637064/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Big Solar: Where do large solar power plants pay off?

Are solar power plants only profitable in the desert or also in gray northern Europe? Can the sun provide sufficient energy to factories? And where are we going to find space for PV modules? Some answers for the future.

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UN warns of spike in Afghan civilian deaths

In a new report, the UN says there has been a sharp increase in the deaths of women and children in Afghanistan. The Taliban is seeking to expand its territory, with devastating consequences for civilians.

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McLaren: "Not unrealistic" for Norris to target P3 in F1 championship

Norris has scored points in every single race so far this year and only failed to finish in the top five once, including podiums at Imola, Monaco and the Red Bull Ring.Fourth place at the British Grand Prix lifted Norris into third place in the standings above Red Bull's Sergio Perez. He sits five points clear of the Finnish driver, and is nine ahead of Red Bull's Sergio Perez in ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/mclaren-not-unrealistic-for-norris-to-target-p3-in-f1-championship/6636940/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Wolff: F1 cannot rule out further Hamilton/Verstappen crashes

The collision between the drivers at the recent British Grand Prix has become a major talking point in F1, after Red Bull and&nbsp;Verstappen&nbsp;angrily hit out at their Mercedes rivals for what happened.And ahead of what is likely to be an intense Hungarian GP this weekend with the two drivers set to meet for the first time since their crash, Wolff accepts that further incidents remain ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/wolff-f1-cannot-rule-out-further-hamilton-verstappen-crashes/6636909/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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US: Massive California blaze triggers lightning fears

Smoke columns from fires in the US state of California could spawn lightning storms that cause more blazes, experts warn. Several communities have been evacuated.

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How has the pandemic affected mental health?

Throughout the pandemic, some people have experienced mood swings, irritability, and other symptoms of depression. Epidemiologist Elise Paul says people should look at how their symptoms are impacting their life.

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Coronavirus digest: French parliament approves vaccine pass

Lawmakers in France have passed a bill requiring special passes for social venues. Meanwhile, Australia's New South Wales state continues to see a rise in COVID cases. Follow DW for the latest.

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Tokyo Olympics Digest: Titmus pips Ledecky to gold in 400m freestyle

A big day in the pool has seen Australia's Ariarne Titmus claim gold ahead of rival Katie Ledecky in the 400m freestyle. Great Britain's Adam Peaty won gold in the men's 400m breaststroke. Follow DW for the latest.

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US vows to support Afghan forces against Taliban

A top US general declined to say whether airstrikes against the Taliban would continue after the US troop pullout, but pledged to support Afghanistan "from over the horizon."

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India: 9 killed as boulders fall from hilltop in landslide

In a video that went viral on social media, large boulders were seen falling from a hill and hitting several parked vehicles before destroying a bridge in the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh.

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Peaty writes his name into history books

Adam Peaty writes his name into the history books once again as he wins 100m breaststroke gold in Tokyo to become the first British swimmer to defend his Olympic title.

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Germany: Greens candidate Baerbock apologizes for using N-word

Annalena Baerbock was telling a story about a pupil refusing to complete an assignment containing the racial slur. Meanwhile, Armin Laschet has once again apologized for laughing while visiting a flood-stricken town.

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Republican Trump critic named on US Capitol riots inquiry

Congressman Adam Kinzinger says he'll work "to get to the truth and hold those responsible for the attack fully accountable." Republican leaders have boycotted the inquiry into the Capitol Hill riot on January 6.

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Tokyo Olympics: Kimia Alizadeh and her fight against her critics

Kimia Alizadeh is many things: heroine, enemy of the state, refugee, Olympic bronze medalist in taekwando. She thinks she failed in Tokyo after missing the medals podium — but the opposite is the case.

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Fauci: 'Vulnerable' Americans will need third vaccine shot

The top US infectious disease official has also pleaded with citizens to get vaccinated, saying the country finds itself in an "unnecessary predicament." A number of states are seeing a fresh surge in infections.

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France: Macron calls for ꞌunityꞌ after COVID protests

Thousands of protesters across France have rebelled against plans for COVID-19 passes to enter restaurants and mandatory vaccinations for health workers. However, three-quarters of the population support the idea.

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Tokyo Olympics Digest: USA men's basketball loses opener to France

The US men's basketball team continued to struggle in their opening game. Japan’s Yuto Horigome claimed the first ever Olympic skateboarding gold, while Germany won it's first Olympic medal. Follow the latest on DW.

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Tokyo Olympics: What is 3x3 basketball all about?

In yet another attempt by the IOC to appeal to younger audiences, 3x3 basketball made its debut at the Olympics. It's a trend backed by rapper Ice Cube and FIBA, who dub it "the number one urban team sport in the world."

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Opinion: Small farms are the future of food systems

Small-scale farmers can play a crucial role in creating sustainable food systems. But more investment is needed, writes Sabrina Elba, UN Goodwill Ambassador for the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

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How to become a Guest &amp; Facilities Coordinator in F1 – Qualifications, skills &amp; more

While most people might think of mechanics and engineers when they think of jobs in Formula 1, there are a whole host of other behind the scenes jobs that go on – including hospitality.To find out what it takes to work in one of these highly sought after jobs, we spoke to Haas F1 Team’s Guest &amp; Facilities Coordinator Alysha Lane to find out what qualifications you need, what skills you ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/how-to-become-guest-facilities-coordinator-f1/6636620/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Russell: Too many penalties will force F1 drivers to be cautious

Russell was given a three-place grid drop for the British GP after tangling with Carlos Sainz on the first lap of the Saturday sprint event.Although the FIA stewards have often taken a “let them race approach” to first-lap incidents, both the Russell/Sainz tangle and the following day’s lap one clash between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton led to penalties.Russell said that the ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/russell-too-many-penalties-will-force-f1-drivers-to-be-cautious/6636495/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Croatia: Bus crash claims 10 lives, 45 injured

Police say the bus traveling from Germany to Kosovo swerved off the highway. Authorities are investigating what caused the crash.

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Javid apologises for 'cower' Covid remark

Health Secretary Sajid Javid apologises for his poor choice of word when he said people should no longer "cower" from coronavirus,

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Israeli airlines see first flights take off for Morocco

The first flights from Israel to Morocco have taken off from Tel Aviv, just months after both countries signed a normalization deal. Ties soured during the Palestinian intifada of 2000-2005.

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Less freedom for the unvaccinated, Merkel's top aide warns

The German chancellor's most senior adviser has said that those who fail to get their coronavirus jabs will enjoy less freedoms. Helge Braun warned they may be denied entry to bars and cultural events.

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Typhoon In-fa hits China's eastern coast

Typhoon In-fa has made landfall near Shanghai, where authorities canceled hundreds of flights and warned residents to remain indoors.

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Haas planning to solve Schumacher’s "crooked" F1 seat for Hungary

F1 rookie Schumacher revealed last month that he had been sitting in a crooked position since making his debut at the start of the year with Haas.But it was not due to a problem with the seat, but because of Schumacher’s own body shape that has seen him face a similar scenario throughout his junior career.Schumacher sought advice from four-time F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel about ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/haas-plans-to-fix-schumacher-crooked-seat-for-hungary/6636340/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Belgium hit with renewed flooding amid heavy rain

Parts of Wallonia, the southern French-speaking region of Belgium, were particularly hard-hit by the new floods. The town of Dinant saw considerable damage, with cars having been swept away by the waters.

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Clashes in Paris over Covid measures

French anti-riot police fired teargas as clashes broke out during protests against Covid-19 curbs and vaccination.

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Record Budapest Pride stands up to anti-LGBTQ laws

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has threatened to refuse EU coronavirus aid after the bloc moved against his laws. LGBTQ people expressed fear at the direction the country was going.

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Wolff: Mercedes FE drivers "deserve to be in F1" amid Williams links

Alongside heavy speculation that George Russell will graduate from Williams to partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes next season, 2019 FIA Formula 2 champion de Vries has been tipped as a potential replacement for Russell.Fellow Mercedes F1 reserve driver Vandoorne has also entered the frame for the seat in a move that would see him reunite with new Williams CEO Jost Capito, with the pair known ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/formula-e/news/wolff-mercedes-fe-drivers-deserve-to-be-in-f1-amid-williams-links/6636336/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Germany: Storm warning issued as country reels from floods

Weather officials issued a storm warning for parts of western Germany, while Bavaria might face flash floods. Across the country, survivors of last week's tragedy are bracing for more heavy rain.

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New Brexit drama looms over Northern Ireland protocol

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rekindled Britain’s spat with the EU over the Northern Ireland protocol. Brussels has rejected all attempts to renegotiate it.

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Turkey hits back at UNESCO concern over Hagia Sophia

The UN cultural agency had voiced "grave concern" for the World Heritage Site in Istanbul after it was changed from a museum to a mosque. Turkey said there was "no negative impact" to the building.

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The Netherlands gears for future with flood-control project

The recent floods claimed many lives in Germany and Belgium but left the Netherlands relatively unscathed. DW's Bernd Riegert reports on what the country has done to reduce flood risks.

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Afghanistan imposes nighttime curfew to stem Taliban push

The Afghani government announced curfews in 31 our of 34 provinces amid the Taliban offensive. Following US airstrikes against the militants, the Taliban warned "there will be consequences" for the bombing.

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Opinion: The Cuban authorities are afraid of us

The real Cuba has moved even further away from the country propagated by the authorities and in the state-run media. The anger on the streets is growing, says Cuban blogger and government critic Yoani Sánchez.

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Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty into semis

On day one of the Tokyo Olympics, Adam Peaty progresses while GB's women's footballers continue their winning ways.

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Fact check: Do trans athletes have an advantage in elite sport?

The Tokyo Games marks the first time openly transgender athletes compete as Olympians, but the eligibility has cast closer scrutiny into whether there is an unfair advantage. The experts behind the studies weigh in.

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Masi: F1 should be "proud" of way first sprint weekend worked

Masi was ultimately responsible for writing the sporting regulations that cover sprint weekends, with input from the teams and the F1 organisation.The final updated version was only published a few days before Silverstone after late changes were approved by the World Motor Sport Council.The Australian says that any necessary detailed updates to the rules will be discussed before the second ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/masi-f1-should-be-proud-of-way-first-sprint-weekend-worked/6636089/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Germany: Flood helpers 'pelted with garbage'

In addition to having trash thrown at them, aid workers are also receiving insults, Germany's Federal Relief Agency has revealed. The Querdenker anti-lockdown movement has been blamed.

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West Africa's liver cancer cases linked to hepatitis

Liver cancer is strikingly prevalent in West Africa. Specialists point to high rates of hepatitis as a likely cause, but the region is not well equipped to deal with the epidemic.

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Tokyo's youngest Olympian hopes to inspire others despite exit

Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza hopes her story can inspire people from war-torn countries despite a first round defeat. At just 12 years old, Zaza is the youngest Olympian to feature at the Tokyo Games.

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Sainz: McLaren one of the most difficult F1 cars to overtake

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Carlos&nbsp;Sainz&nbsp;Jr says his former McLaren team produces "probably the most difficult cars to overtake" after spending the British Grand Prix stuck behind Daniel Ricciardo.Since leaving McLaren for Ferrari over the off-season, Sainz&nbsp;has often encountered his former team on track as the two outfits battle over third place in F1's 2021 constructors' ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/sainz-mclaren-one-of-the-most-difficult-f1-cars-to-overtake/6636088/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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India monsoon death toll trebles

More than 125 people have died in the massive flooding and landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains. The western state of Maharashtra has been the worst affected.

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Verstappen: Restrictive F1 "still a long way from IndyCar"

Ahead of last week's British Grand Prix, F1 officially presented its all-new car for 2022, with a live car being shown off at Silverstone.The new cars for 2022 have been slowed down, with a larger percentage of the overall downforce being generated by the floor in order to reduce reliance on clear air, allowing cars to race each other closer.Responding to the presentation, Verstappen ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/verstappen-restrictive-f1-still-a-long-way-from-indycar/6636001/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Srebrenica massacre: Bosnia to outlaw genocide denial

The international body set up to implement post-war peace has overruled Bosnia's parliament which has failed to counter attempts to downplay the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

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Srebrenica: Bosnia's peace envoy outlaws genocide denial

The international body set up to implement post-war peace has overruled Bosnia's parliament which has failed to counter attempts to downplay the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

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Coronavirus digest: Sydney anti-lockdown rally turns violent

Dozens of people have been arrested after protesters clashed with police in Australia's largest city. Meanwhile, the US has bought 200 million additional vaccines as a backup. Follow DW for more.

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G20 ministers fail to agree tougher climate goals

Environmental ministers have gathered in Naples, but failed to implement more ambitious climate targets. The countries only pledged to keep global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius.

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DR Congo faces major challenges in COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The Democratic Republic of Congo is struggling to vaccinate its population amid growing cases of COVID-19. Skepticism, misinformation and poor infrastructure have forced the country to discard thousands of expired doses.

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Sierra Leone abolishes the death penalty

Sierra Leone's president said he would sign the abolition of capital punishment, fulfilling a personal campaign pledge. Some 99 people in the country are currently sitting on death row.

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Germany mulls emergency text alerts after deadly floods

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has signaled his support for emergency text alerts on public broadcaster ARD. Privacy concerns have so far kept such mechanisms out but deadly floods have led to new support.

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German police ID 1,600 potential child sex abuse suspects online

German police say they are investigating more than 1,600 people from multiple countries on suspicion of possessing or sharing images of child sex abuse. Many of the suspects are themselves children.

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The EU and North Macedonia: More 'trauma' before membership?

There is "no alternative" to EU membership for North Macedonia, PM Zoran Zaev tells DW's Conflict Zone. But after 16 years of waiting and "too much trauma," can Skopje overcome the hurdles it faces to join the bloc?

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Horner stands by criticism of Mercedes F1 British GP celebrations

In the wake of the collision between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen at Silverstone, Red Bull was left furious at both the accident and the way in which Mercedes and its driver cheered its success afterwards.Verstappen himself called Hamilton’s actions "disrespectful" while Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko said that Mercedes had shown its "style" by celebrating while its rival was ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/horner-stands-by-criticisms-of-mercedes-british-gp-celebrations/6635848/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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Red Bull still considering FIA action after $1.8m Verstappen F1 crash

Hamilton and Verstappen collided on the opening lap of Sunday's British Grand Prix at Copse, resulting in a 51G impact for Verstappen with the barrier.Verstappen was able to walk away from the crash, but was taken to hospital as a precaution after being heavily winded and bruised in the accident. He was discharged that night after undergoing CT and MRI scans.Hamilton was hit with a ...<a href="https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/red-bull-still-considering-fia-action-after-18m-verstappen-f1-crash/6635852/?utm_source=RSS&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=RSS-F1&amp;utm_term=News&amp;utm_content=uk">Keep reading</a>

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First German COVID case at Tokyo Olympics

German cyclist Simon Geschke will miss out on the road race after testing positive for coronavirus at the Olympics. The first positive test on the German team coincided with the opening ceremony.

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Will there be an mRNA vaccine for cancer?

Vaccines for cancer caused by some viruses already exist. But the search for a cure for cancer is ongoing. Scientists are now trialling mRNA cancer vaccines.

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Haiti buries slain President Jovenel Moise

Haitians mourned President Jovenel Moise at a funeral in his hometown, as anger over his death triggered violent protests in the days prior.

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The history of Nord Stream

The Nord Stream pipeline between Russia and Germany has caused much transatlantic strife in its two-decade history. But Angela Merkel's dogged separation of trade and politics won out in the end.

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What are the new COVID symptoms?

How do I know if I have COVID? This question has been on our minds since the start of the pandemic. We still can't really answer it, and even a cold should not be taken lightly.

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Nigeria receives US planes for Boko Haram fight

The US-made aircraft were formally sold under the Trump administration in 2017. Nigeria wants the 12 attack planes to battle an Islamist insurgency, having lost several craft in recent months.

Published on [Deutsche Welle]