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Profits at French bank BNP Paribas were down in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Alfa Romeo launched their new car for the 2023 Formula One season, naming the C43 an evolution of its predecessor with which they finished sixth in the 2022 constructors' standings.

Hundreds have died and thousands are wounded in north-western Syria after Monday's major quake struck a region already devastated by years of civil war. Some of the survivors have talked to dpa about the harrowing situation on the ground.

#BREAKING German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius says on a surprise visit to Kiev that Ukraine is to receive more than 100 main battle tanks of the older Leopard 1A5 type from a group of several European countries.

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German power firm Siemens Energy has reported a loss of €598 million ($641 million) in the latest quarter, compared to a loss of €246 million in the same period the previous year.

German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Robert Habeck continued talks in Washington focused on the controversial US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) with its huge investments in green technologies.

#BREAKING The earthquake death toll in Turkey has risen to 4,544, officials say.

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The German aid organization Sea-Eye has brought 105 rescued migrants ashore in the southern Italian city of Naples.

RB Leipzig defender Willi Orban could miss Saturday's big Bundesliga game against Union Berlin because because he is set to donate stem cells.

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#BREAKING Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky agree full ceasefire in eastern Ukraine by year-end

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Hong Kong was calm early Thursday following the Christmas holiday which saw multiple arrests after clashes between anti-government protesters and the police

#BREAKING : Japan and the European Union have signed a free trade agreement that will cover a third of the global economy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says.

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#BREAKING Italy will close all shops, bars and restaurants, except pharmacies and food stores, as part of further efforts to contain the coronavirus, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says

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Italy's government on Friday announced a nationwide lockdown for the end-of-year holidays after experts warned the country was still at high risk from the coronavirus epidemic

Amnesty International has called on US authorities to drop the charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and urged British authorities to release him immediately

The United Nations has reported the highest casualty count in the conflict in the Ethiopian region of Tigray since October

#BREAKING Germany will largely close its borders with France, Austria and Switzerland from Monday due to the coronavirus, government sources tell dpa.

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