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[l] at 4/13/24 2:09am
The German government wants to become less dependent on China and pay less attention to profits and more to human rights – at least In principle. But there won't be many signs of that during Chancellor Olaf Scholz's upcoming trip to the country. A DER SPIEGEL analysis.

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[l] at 4/11/24 12:39am
Five years after the fire at Notre-Dame, the iconic cathedral in Paris now has a roof and a tower again. The reconstruction is almost complete in what is no less than a national tour de force that has led to rare unity in a divided republic.

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[l] at 4/5/24 7:11am
Criticism of Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip is growing in Germany and around the world. Because of the country's solidarity with Israel, Berlin is losing is diplomatic stature elsewhere. What can be done?

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[l] at 4/3/24 2:09am
When Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, Alexandra Prokopenko quit her job at the Russian Central Bank. In an interview, she explains why the Russian president's economic policy is so successful. And what the West could do that would really harm the Kremlin.

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[l] at 4/3/24 2:09am
When Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, Alexandra Prokopenko quit her job at the Russian Central Bank. In an interview, the economist explains why the Russian president's economic policy is so successful. And what the West could do that would really harm the Kremlin.

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[l] at 4/2/24 6:54am
The Germans have long been known for their love of notes and coins. Businesses, however, are slowly moving away from cash. Younger people prefer to pay by app, and the European Central Bank is also contemplating a digital euro.

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[l] at 3/27/24 10:15am
Electric cars are selling poorly, and many German manufacturers are still focusing on the combustion engine. The threat from cheaper Chinese competitors is growing. Might this be the death knell of Germany's fabled automobile industry?

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[l] at 3/22/24 10:39am
Some say the Garden of Eden was located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in present-day Iraq. Now, the wetlands there are drying up. The man fighting to save the marshes is risking his life to do so.

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[l] at 3/19/24 9:43am
The biggest humanitarian crisis in decades is raging in the Global South. Around 50 countries are nearing bankruptcy, and 165 million people have fallen into poverty. The story of a brother and sister who have lost almost everything. Except each other.

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[l] at 3/19/24 8:46am
The first survivors of the Hamas massacre have returned to Kfar Aza, where almost ten percent of the population were either murdered or abducted. It is a changed place, and the community is fractured.

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[l] at 3/15/24 10:40am
Russia's democracy may be dead, but the regime is sparing neither effort nor expense in staging the presidential election. Large voter turnout is supposed to give Putin's rule the appearance of legitimacy.

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[l] at 3/14/24 6:36am
Around 30 percent of the Latvian population are Russian speakers. The government believes they could provide Vladimir Putin with a bridgehead into the country. The atmosphere is growing tense.

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[l] at 3/14/24 5:00am
UNRWA employees are alleged to have participated in the October 7 terror attack against Israel. Is there any truth to the allegations? And what happens to the Gaza Strip if the most important humanitarian relief organization is abolished in the middle of the war?

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[l] at 3/13/24 10:44am
German cities are suffering from a shortage of bus drivers, and local transportation companies are looking all the way to the shores of Lake Victoria to find what they need. They aren't the only Kenyans in high demand in Germany at the moment.

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[l] at 3/5/24 4:53am
Since the collapse of Wirecard, Jan Marsalek has been on the run and is one of the most wanted men in the world. A DER SPIEGEL investigation has revealed how he went underground and that he's a Russian spy.

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[l] at 2/29/24 6:36am
Kyiv's soldiers have been fighting under the most difficult of conditions for two years. They are running out of ammunition and replacement troops are few. Many are no longer capable of imagining normal life. A visit to the front.

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[l] at 2/27/24 5:00am
Almost 50 people have recently died in drug-related violence in Marseille – even as ever more people are moving there. The government is investing billions in the city, but can it still be saved?

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[l] at 2/26/24 9:18am
Russia has reverted to a dictatorship under President Vladimir Putin. Most people in the country seem to be accepting the war against Ukraine as well as the death of opposition activist Alexei Navalny. Why?

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[l] at 2/21/24 5:46am
An open letter about Hitler salutes in the schoolyard and swastikas on the benches of a school in the municipality of Burg made nationwide headlines in Germany. But is the place really a hotbed of right-wing extremism? We went to find out.

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[l] at 2/20/24 7:26am
Indonesia is building a brand new capital city in the jungles of Borneo. Critics say it's a waste of money and will continue rampant environmental destruction. But might it perhaps become a model city one day?

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[l] at 2/19/24 9:15am
Lionel Messi has proven to be a major draw for Inter Miami and the U.S. professional soccer league MLS. The Americans are pinning all their hopes on the superstar footballer, but he is getting older and a recent summer tour turned out to be a disaster.

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