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The number of people killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank has risen to 10, Palestinian authorities said. Meanwhile, the Israeli military claimed it has identified three rockets fired from Syria. Live updates:

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Russia freezes the bank accounts of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, a move the US-funded broadcaster said was one of the "desperate attempts" at censorship.

More than 100 Catholic priests across Germany have begun offering blessings to same-sex couples, even though it goes against the Vatican and the German Church's rules 🏳️‍🌈

At least 12 worshippers were killed in an explosion at a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul during Friday prayers.

Miss Universe Myanmar called attention to the violent political crisis in her country during the pageant's national costume show in Hollywood.

Germany's antisemitism commissioner said that the current tension between Israel and Gaza has German Jews worried about their safety after several antisemitic incidents took place this week.

The United Kingdom's cultural scene is back following more lockdown easing. But despite the excitement over enjoying art again, are all artists going to benefit?

Hundreds of bits of rocket, space stations and satellites have returned to Earth since the 1960s. They are often dumped at sea. How sustainable is that?

This Muslim-Jewish motorcycle club in Denmark is on the road to bridge divides and promote tolerance.

JUST IN: China's 'Zhurong' rover has successfully landed on Mars.

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"I really am sorry, from the bottom of my heart. But if the price we pay is 590 deaths a day then this in unacceptable." German Chancellor Angela Merkel begs Germans to follow coronavirus restrictions in an unusually emotional appeal ahead of Christmas.

A five-year-old boy who had not received the measles vaccine went on holiday to Costa Rica with his parents. The country had been measles free for five years before his arrival.

EXCLUSIVE: China is tracking every movement of its Uighur minority to find reasons to detain them, a leaked document DW obtained from a whistleblower shows. People have been arrested for growing beards or having too many children: #KarakaxList 

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UPDATE: The finance minister of the German state of Hesse, Thomas Schäfer, apparently committed suicide in despair about the scale of the state response required to tackle the #coronavirus  crisis, initial investigations suggest.

It was one of the most brutal nights in Nigeria, since the #endSARS  protests began. DW correspondent @FannyFacsar  witnessed the moment when shots were fired at a peaceful protest in Lagos.

For Iraqi women like this model and Instagrammer, daring to be visible in a conservative country can be a death sentence.

A DW reporter and his camera operator have been shot at with projectiles by Minneapolis police and threatened with arrest while covering the protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.

Florida man goes home after four tumultuous years in public office.

Police dogs in Ecuador received their last salutes before going into retirement. Good job! ?

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"I feel objectified. I feel like a piece of land that Indians were waiting to buy." Kashmiri women say they're being harassed and sexually abused in Indian-administered Kashmir. Here are their stories.

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