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[l] at 11/25/22 9:49am
The uprising against the Islamist dictatorship in Iran is entering a new phase and the regime is doing all it can to survive. For how much longer can the mullahs cling to power?

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[l] at 11/23/22 1:15pm
Moldova is seeking to join the European Union, but Russia is doing everything it can to destabilize the small republic. The Kremlin has radically throttled gas deliveries and is orchestrating protests in the country.

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[l] at 11/22/22 2:24pm
With their bank accounts frozen and their savings inaccessible, Lebanese depositors are turning to drastic means to withdraw their money. The population hails them as heroes while officials have shied away from prosecuting them.

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[l] at 11/22/22 9:13am
The German government is moving towards legalizing marijuana, creating an entirely new industry in the country. But the effort faces significant challenges, including European law.

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[l] at 11/21/22 8:01am
What a debacle for FIFA. At the end of the opening match, Al Bayt Stadium was almost empty, with the Qatari fans having long since headed for home. It was a powerful symbol of a World Cup taking place under a cloud of suspicions.

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[l] at 11/20/22 3:16am
During their retreat from Kherson, the Russians took buses, ambulances and computers and destroyed the electricity supply. Most of the city's inhabitants are breathing a sigh of relief, but there are some who actually miss the occupiers.

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[l] at 11/18/22 9:56am
Qatar has spent several years developing its national team ahead of the World Cup, which kicks off on Sunday. The global public, though, is skeptical of the event. Nobody quite knows what to expect.

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[l] at 11/17/22 11:28am
He has been an adviser to seven presidents, and he played a major role in protecting millions of people from AIDS. Now, pandemic expert Anthony Fauci is stepping down – as one of the most loved, and most hated, medical professionals of all time.

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[l] at 11/16/22 12:46am
For years, South Sudan has suffered from massive flooding. Now, the water is no longer draining away – and around 8 million people are at risk of starvation. The climate crisis is bringing this already highly vulnerable country ever closer to collapse.

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[l] at 11/11/22 10:43am
The autocratic countries of the Persian Gulf play a key role in the new world order – and for the future of Germany's economy. Complete dependence will be difficult to avoid.

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[l] at 11/11/22 9:01am
Until recently, Europe had been urging Africa to focus on the development of renewable energy sources. But a natural gas project in Senegal suddenly has Germany, France, Italy and others flocking to the country hoping for a new supplier.

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[l] at 11/10/22 1:35pm
"Every Herero, with or without a gun, will be shot." That was the order given in October 1904, setting off Germany's genocide in Namibia. New research shows how the crime continues to have an effect today, and how Berlin seems uninterested in real reconciliation.

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[l] at 11/9/22 10:44am
This year, the Social Design Awards from SPIEGEL WISSEN and Bauhaus are going to a group from Osnabrück engaged in reforestation work, two architecture students from Düsseldorf and a group from Franconia who dream of flooding an autobahn.

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[l] at 11/9/22 9:58am
Europe is threatened by recession, war and a deep economic crisis. Christine Lagarde, the head of the European Central Bank, is fighting a steep increase in prices as the continent experiences its worst inflation since the introduction of the common currency. Can she pull it off?

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[l] at 11/8/22 10:03am
The Brazilian state of Acre in the Amazon rainforest region was once considered a model of environmentalism. Under Bolsonaro, though, deforestation accelerated. Can the country's new president get things back on track?

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[l] at 11/4/22 11:09am
China has allegedly established dozens of police stations abroad, including many in Europe. Beijing has sought to play down the reports, but one dissident in Europe recounts how he has been constantly harassed by staff members of one such office.

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[l] at 11/4/22 9:01am
The hype surrounding digital works dominated the international art world for two years. Then the market collapsed, and buyers lost millions. Yet optimism still pervades the scene.

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[l] at 11/2/22 7:42am
In the United States, abortion is no longer a basic right. The recent Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade has allowed states to criminalize the act. But the battle for women's right to self-determination continues – on the streets and underground.

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[l] at 11/1/22 9:42am
Critics like Economy Minister Robert Habeck are warning Germany's industrial giants from becoming too dependent on Beijing. But it seems many haven't the learned the lesson from Russia of the perils of doing business with autocratic countries.

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[l] at 11/1/22 8:45am
Female sterilization is one of the most widespread methods of contraception in the world, and some countries even subsidize the procedure. Experts, though, say that the women involved don't always have full control over what is happening to them.

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[l] at 10/31/22 5:19am
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is not getting positive reviews from his partners in Europe. The Franco-German relationship, once the motor of Europe, has noticeably cooled. Many fear he will put Berlin's interests first when he travels to China this week.

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