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At the age of 15, Leonora Messing secretly left her home in Saxony-Anhalt. She’d planned her journey down to the last detail, traveling via Turkey to Syria. She had her heart set on marrying an IS fighter — a man she had never even met before.
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As tensions escalate in the Gaza Strip, many displaced Palestinians are now gripped with fear about Israeli forces launching a relentless assault on the city of Rafah.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he expected that "regardless of the outcome of the US elections", Washington "will continue to be a committed NATO ally".
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On January 6, the US aviation regulator FAA ordered the temporary grounding of certain Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft operated by US airlines or in US territory, affecting 171 planes.
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Russian investigators have said they are carrying out a 14-day forensic "investigation" of the opposition leader's body. Navalny's family has so far been refused access to his remains.
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Israel's GDP fell by 19.4 percent in the last quarter of 2023, according to preliminary figures published by the country's Central Bureau of Statistics on Monday. It's the biggest contraction the economy has seen since the early days of the Covid pandemic, and can be attributed to the impact of the war on Gaza following the October 7 Hamas attacks.
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in South Korea amid reports that communist North Korea is supplying weapons to Russia for its war against Ukraine. The alleged arms transfer was condemned at this week's meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Tokyo.
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His life was worthy of a novel. An Armenian orphan who arrived in France as a stateless refugee and became a poet and Communist activist, Missak Manouchian was a figure of the French Resistance during World War II.
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Germany's reliance on exports made it particularly vulnerable to changes in global trade patterns, he said, and the broader structural problem for the German economy was its lack of workers. Without migrant workers Germany's economy would collapse, Mr Habeck said.
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Yulia Navalnaya, widow of Alexei Navalny, seeks more EU support in Brussels, which has swiftly condemned and sanctioned Russia following Navalny's death. He was widely regarded as Putin's most influential opponent.
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Russians shouldn’t lose hope, says Dmitry Gudkov, they should feel rage. The opposition politician and former State Duma Deputy, who was a companion of Alexei Navalny spoke to DW about the death of Putin’s greatest critic.
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Ukrainian refugees are finding work in Croatia's hospitality industry. After the coronavirus pandemic, hotels in the popular holiday destination are struggling to find staff.

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The technological and economic feasibility of CCS is central in the conversation around "abated" production. Given the challenges that the technology has faced, limiting its use and efficacy to date, it is clear that CCS is not able to abate emissions from fossil fuels sufficiently.
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Agriculture ministers from around the European Union are gathering in Brussels this Monday to discuss ways to address demands of protesting farmers. In today's Business Daily, we look at some of the proposals put forward by the EU Commission to make things easier for farmers. Also in this edition, FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell takes a look at a type of online scam called "pig butchering", where users of dating websites fall for fake crypto investments.
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The head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Monday that "the world" may undershoot the 3.3% merchandise trade growth rate for this year.
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However, in recent decades the country has also begun coming to terms with some of its colonial-era atrocities, including in Tanzania and Namibia. Germany's mass killings of Nigeria's Indigenous Herero and Nama people in the early 1900s has been referred to by many historians as the first genocide of the 20th century.
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As the country gears up for its first elections since 2020, human rights activists have said the conditions for a democratic vote do not exist in Belarus. The regime is doing its utmost to keep voters under its control.
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