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Maastricht University has doubled its money thanks to a ransomware attack three years ago. The university plans to help struggling students with its new funds.
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Airlines hoping to cash in on renewed demand are facing labor agitation after firing swathes of workers during the pandemic.
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We report on a growing and dangerous divide between feminism and transgender rights. Annette Young talks to Dr Finn Mackay, the British sociologist and campaigner who believes that it is possible to back both women's and trans rights. Also #MeToo in the world of athletics where we meet one former French athlete who's shining a spotlight on cases of sexual abuse and violence.
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The two pathogens that cause monkeypox and COVID-19 have a few things in common, but there are also many differences – especially when it comes to ease of transmission.
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At least five people were killed when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook southern Iran. The quake's epicenter was in a comparatively sparsely populated area.
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A young Cameroonian activist is the force behind a quest to restitute a sacred statue stolen by a German colonialist 120 years ago. Njobati Sylvie believes restitution is integral in confronting the Cameroon's past.
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Activists and doctors have successfully had abortion bans temporarily blocked in several US states. In Florida, the presiding judge said that the state ban violated a woman's right to privacy.
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The International Monetary Fund has concluded "constructive" talks with the government of Sri Lanka over a possible bailout. The island is facing its worst economic crisis on record, with protests over food, fuel and medicine shortages. Also on the show: why France is faring better than its neighbours when it comes to inflation. Plus FRANCE 24's Madrid correspondent Sarah Morris reports on the Spanish companies suffering from a diplomatic spat with Algeria.
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In an interview with DW's Conflict Zone, Russian former Duma MP Ilya Ponomarev said Vladimir Putin's war aims go way beyond Ukraine. He argues that it is NATO in the Russian president's sights.
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Mexican President Manuel Lopez Obrador has angered the Jewish community by comparing a prominent member to Hitler. It's not the first time the leftist leader has tried to smear opponents with such comparisons.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Hong Kong to celebrate 25 years of the former British colony's handover to Beijing amid heightened security and a clampdown on pro-democracy protests.
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Trafficking of timber is rampant in the country because of the high demand for rosewood in China.

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As Algeria marks 60 years of independence from France, we take a closer look at the deep diplomatic and social tensions that exist between the two countries. From the enduring pain over atrocities committed during colonial rule to calls for reform from within Algeria, the country has had a bumpy six decades. Yet July 5, the official date of independence, still sparks a deep, if complex, sense of pride for many Algerians.