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[l] at 6/30/22 2:54am
New reporting exposes how Greek police are exploiting refugees to engage in illegal pushbacks of other would-be asylum-seekers at the EU’s external border. Witness testimony, satellite images and other documents provide evidence of how officials are taking advantage of people seeking protection.

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[l] at 6/29/22 3:36am
The Americans warned Germany, as did the Eastern Europeans. But Germany just continued buying more and more natural gas from Russia. The addiction stretches back several decades, and it is full of misjudgments and errors.

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[l] at 6/28/22 7:53am
In an interview, recently appointed New York Times Executive Editor Joe Kahn talks about how Donald Trump's disinformation campaign is gaining steam, discusses the media outlets he considers to be his newspaper's competition – and explains why he advises journalists against battles on Twitter.

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[l] at 6/28/22 7:53am
In an interview, recently appointed New York Times Executive Editor Joe Kahn talks about how Donald Trump's disinformation campaign is gaining steam, discusses the media outlets he considers to be his newspaper's competition – and explains why he advises journalists against battles on Twitter.

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[l] at 6/24/22 7:09am
In an interview, leading German virologist Christian Drosten discusses his concerns about a major new wave of COVID-19 this winter, his own mistakes in the pandemic and the reasons he distanced himself from a government committee convened to battle the disease.

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[l] at 6/24/22 6:40am
Germany is facing a potentially difficult winter due to natural gas shortages. In an interview, German Economy Minister Robert Habeck talks about what Putin is trying to achieve and how Germany is seeking to dull the effects.

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[l] at 6/23/22 10:55am
The Ethnological Museum in Berlin is home to a statue called Ngonnso, taken from her home by German colonialists at the beginning of the 20th century. A tribe in Cameroon has been demanding her return for decades. And now, they may finally be granted their wish.

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[l] at 6/23/22 10:27am
Should Ukraine be granted candidate status for the European Union? Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš says that Putin's war means there is no longer a middle path for Eastern Europe. Either countries join the EU or they become part of the Russian empire.

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[l] at 6/23/22 10:24am
The cafés are open, restaurants are booked up and the squares are full of people. After months of fear, residents of Kyiv are slowly resuming their old lives. But it's harder than it may seem. A walk through the traumatized Ukrainian capital.

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[l] at 6/21/22 7:05am
The regime of Bashar Assad is apparently deeply involved in the trade of synthetic drugs. German investigators have now found proof that Syria's dictator is apparently funding his rule with drug money.

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[l] at 6/20/22 9:15am
In 1994, Hutu extremists slaughtered 800,000 Tutsi using nail-spiked clubs, machetes and other weapons. A UN unit led by Chief Prosecutor Serge Brammertz is still trying to track down those responsible, but it is a race against time.

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[l] at 6/20/22 6:57am
In an interview, American diplomat Karen Donfried expresses her concern about Russia's advances in the Donbas and her approval of German Chancellor Scholz's pledges to provide more military aid to Kyiv and increase Berlin's own defense spending. She says Washington also supports EU membership for Ukraine.

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[l] at 6/17/22 9:45am
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy wants his country to become an EU member as rapidly as possible. But no all countries in the bloc are supportive of the idea. And potential members in the Balkans that have been waiting for years for the privilege are losing their patience.

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[l] at 6/17/22 8:48am
DER SPIEGEL reporters have been traveling across Ukraine for months reporting on the war, mostly by train. As they have navigated the country's vast rail network, they frequently experience stories of terror and flight, courage and defiance.

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[l] at 6/15/22 4:08am
The Russian army is suffering high casualties in the war against Ukraine and Vladimir Putin badly needs fresh troops. He wants to avoid a general mobilization, so the military is relying on other methods.

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[l] at 6/10/22 1:29pm
The war in Ukraine has morphed into an artillery battle, with Kyiv even more reliant than ever on heavy weaponry from the West. The country no longer has high hopes for significant support from Germany.

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[l] at 6/10/22 11:09am
The EU promised to quickly wean itself off of Russian natural gas. But the European Commission in Brussels is far behind its stated goals – with potentially serious consequences for this winter.

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[l] at 6/9/22 1:07pm
In her first year as head of the new European Public Prosecutor's Office, Laura Kövesi has seized three times as much money as her agency costs. It's not just criminals she's fighting – but also bureaucracy.

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[l] at 6/9/22 12:31pm
Despite the Taliban's grip on power and recently introduced requirement that women cover themselves, some refuse to be intimidated. They organize demonstrations and continue to fight for their rights. We spoke to three of them.

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[l] at 6/9/22 6:21am
Europe can no longer rely solely on the United States as a protective force. It must learn how to defend itself in a way that brings everyone into one boat, including skeptics. How might that happen?

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[l] at 6/8/22 6:36am
The Taliban are ruling ever more harshly, oppressing women and running moral police patrols in Kabul. Now they are appealing to the world to help the country in one of its worst-ever hunger crises. Should the West work with the Islamists?

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