New Zealand receives Indigenous remains from Austria
03 October 2022 | 12:52 pm
An Austrian museum has returned home the remains of dozens of Indigenous New Zealanders stolen in the 19th century. The remains were "stolen with no regard" for New Zealand tribes, officials from both countries said.
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The EU is proposing to put nuclear power on its list of sustainable energy sources. But Austria is threatening to file a case with the Court of Justice of the European Union to get that text annulled. The country has never embraced nuclear energy and is even home to the world's only power station to have been built but never fired up. Austria produces more than 75 percent of its electricity from renewable energy and is a leader of anti-nuclear advocacy in Europe. Our correspondents report.
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New Zealand has opened its borders to tourists for the first time in over two years. Meanwhile, Germany recorded no COVID deaths in a day for the first time since September 2020. DW has the latest.
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