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3 days ago
Armel Bella Kotchap is the only newcomer in the German national team’s latest squad. Lauded by Lothar Matthäus, the defender is experiencing a rapid career upswing, but for the time being he’s auditioning for the DFB.
20 Sep
Unflattering terms were used at a German Football Association human rights congress aimed at "intensifying the discussion" ahead of the World Cup. One speaker in particular made waves with an impassioned personal plea.
19 Sep
The British government has approved the extradition of Julian Assange to the US, where he is wanted for leaking classified files. His wife and lawyer, Stella Assange, told Deutsche Welle that press freedom was under threat in Europe.
18 Sep
Multiple anti-transgender and homophobic attacks, especially the death of a transgender man, raise the question: How safe are queer people in Germany?
17 Sep
Nigeria’s got talent: Her name is Toma Onu, a creative painter who uses her toes to create one-of-a-kind artworks. Toma lives with cerebral palsy, but this has not deterred her from sharing her art with the world.
16 Sep
We take a look at the tributes to tennis great Roger Federer, who is retiring next week. We also discuss how the Chinese and Russian press are covering the talks between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in Uzbekistan. We then find out about the history of sending migrants from the south to the north of the US.
16 Sep
Two years after his death, Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona is still making the record books. The shirt he was wearing when he scored one of soccer's most memorable goals at the 1986 World Cup has sold at auction for a record $9.3 million.
13 Sep
The Italian and Spanish leagues have lagged behind others in western Europe, until very recently. Italy's top flight is now professionalized while Spain are breaking records. But a referees' strike is a black cloud.
13 Sep
Nebraska resident Duane Hansen spent years growing in his garden the 846-pound (384 kg) pumpkin he named 'Berta' to set a record for riding 38 miles (61 km) it down river.
12 Sep
They may have scored only one goal between them on Sunday, but Union Berlin and Freiburg are the Bundesliga's top two. The underdog clubs have different styles but share traits which help them continue to overachieve.
12 Sep
Palestinian militants took 11 members of the Israeli delegation hostage inside the Olympic village in Munich, Germany, on September 5, 1972. The terrorists, who claimed to be part of the Black September movement, were demanding the liberation of Palestinian prisoners held in Israel. After killing two hostages, they negotiated for a plane to take them out of the country. But a German police operation to rescue the Israelis went horribly wrong. In the end, all the hostages were killed, along with five of the eight attackers and a German police officer.
10 Sep
We look at deadly unrest in Iraq after the resignation of a prominent Shiite cleric. It comes months after failure to form a government following elections. Also, we look at the Paul Pogba scandal that could overshadow France's preparation for the World Cup. As Serena Williams begins her last grand slam before retirement, Time Magazine looks back at her legacy for women's sports. Finally, a man sets a new record for the longest paddle in a pumpkin!
8 Sep
We begin by looking at the British front pages after Liz Truss is named prime minister. Also, Libération looks at how professional sports can reduce their carbon footprint in the wake of Paris Saint-Germain's scandal about private jets. Plus, Kylian Mbappé speaks to the New York Times. Finally, a chimpanzee who escaped from a zoo in Ukraine is brought back to safety!

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Only negotiations will bring an end to the conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, mediators and security experts agree. But the latest escalation and involvement of Eritrean troops is a setback to peace.
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There's been no let-up in Iran's biggest protests since 2019, which have seen unprecedented footage of public burnings of the hijab. Despite disruptions to the internet, popular unrest has flared for a sixth day across the country over the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.
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President Xi Jinping wants to establish the People's Republic of China as the leading world power of tomorrow. Never before has China been so successful and pursued such ambitious goals.
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