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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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Cooling inflation, sound economic growth and low unemployment over the past year should ordinarily be helping US President Joe Biden in what is shaping up to be a rematch with former President Donald Trump. But so far, this hasn't been reflected in the polls.
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As shoppers await price cuts, retailers like Home Depot say their prices have stabilized and some national consumer brands have paused price increases or announced more modest ones. Yet some industry watchers predict deflation for food at home later this year.
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German bishops are concerned about right-wing extremism and have explicitly positioned themselves against the populist Alternative for Germany. An unusual move, as they are usually loath to comment on political parties.
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Neither side has gained significant ground in the war started by Russia's invasion of Ukraine nearly two years ago. DW's Nick Connolly visited Ukrainian artillery units near Bakhmut, who are into their second winter on the front lines.
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In wake of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, Germany is re-examinig compulsory military service. The defense minister has called for the draft's return. A 2023 poll showed broad support - also for including women.
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German lawmakers approved a mandate for military participation in the EU Red Sea naval mission Aspides, aimed at providing safe passage for merchant vessels currently subject to attack from Iran-backed Houthi rebels.
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As part of its plan to deter people from arriving illegally in Britain, the government is moving migrants on to disused military sites and barges like the grey, three-story Bibby Stockholm in Portland which can house around 500 people in more than 200 bedrooms.
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Lina Soualem’s latest film looks back at four generations of Palestinian women, with her mother, actress Hiam Abbass, serving as a guide to their family history.
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More and more aid programs for Syria's northwest are being reduced or discontinued. This exacerbates the situation of millions in the refugee camps.

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Berlin hopes the bid to halt US troop withdrawals will buy time for talks with Washington — or lead to the plans being scrapped altogether. President Donald Trump's plans would see 12,000 troops pulled from Germany.
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Several people are killed in Chad in an attack on the national security agency’s office. The government blames an opposition party.
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Filmmaker Nausheen Khan's Land of My Dreams recounts the 2019 Shaheen Bagh protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Khan captures the resilience and powerful patriotism of the women at the forefront of the movement, while exploring her own Muslim identity.1
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As Cuba's week-long Habano festival kicks off, partly state-owned cigar manufacturer Habanos SA announced a 31 percent boost in revenue over the course of 2023.
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Dutch gang leader Ridouan Taghi, once part of a cocaine "super cartel," has been handed life in prison for a string of murders. The violence may be over for now, but organized crime still looms large in the Netherlands.
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A Ukrainian man who was one of the first to experience Russia's full-scale invasion of his country has told FRANCE 24 of his harrowing experience, and asked us never to forget about what is happening in Ukraine.