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Germany’s first big arena concert during the pandemic sparks controversy 

In September, 13,000 people can attend a concert featuring Bryan Adams in Düsseldorf’s arena. But is it a good idea?

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Racism at Bayern Munich’s youth training campus — reports 

A German public broadcaster has made explosive allegations about racism at Bayern Munich’s youth training center. The club say they are conducting an “internal investigation”, with a particular coach under scrutiny.

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Germany: Hamburg police seize 1.5 tons of cocaine 

Authorities in Hamburg have found over €300 million worth of cocaine in a cargo ship container. Officials warn the global drug trade continues to thrive despite temporary border closures during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Japan marks 75th anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bombing 

The atomic bomb dropped by the US over Nagasaki killed tens of thousands of people in an instant. During a ceremony marking the bombing’s anniversary, the city’s mayor called for a global ban on nuclear weapons.

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Deadly fire at Czech apartment block, arson suspected 

The fire killed 11 people and destroyed an entire floor of a high-rise building before firefighters could put it out. A police official said it was similar to an arson from seven years ago.

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Israel protests: Anger mounts over Netanyahu government, pandemic response 

A series of weekly demonstrations have taken place across Israel, with thousands of people demanding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resign over corruption charges and inaction during the coronavirus crisis.

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Condolences pour in for Lebanon after Beirut blast 

Well wishes and promises of assistance are flooding in after the deadly explosion in Lebanon. France said it had already dispatched aid, Germany said embassy staff were among the injured, and Trump hinted at foul play.

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Argentina’s debt restructuring deal explained 

The Argentine government has struck a substantial debt deal with some major creditors, saving it billions. What exactly is the deal about and could it save the ailing economy?

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Albania transfers ‘Islamic State’ terror suspect to Germany 

The man known as Komron B. was immediately arrested upon arrival at Frankfurt Airport. He has been accused of plotting to attack US military facilities on behalf of the “Islamic State” terrorist network.

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Journalists under threat: August’s 10 most urgent cases 

Every month, the One Free Press Coalition draws attention to unresolved cases of crimes against journalists. This month, the list includes the cases of Omar Radi, Solafa Magdy and Maria Ressa.

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Never-ending catastrophe for Yazidi children 

They have been liberated from captivity but not from their trauma: Yazidi children, kidnapped, enslaved, abused by “Islamic State,” urgently need help. A report by Amnesty International throws light on their fate.

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Coronavirus study: Young Germans hit hardest in pocket 

Germany’s under-30s have been particularly hard-hit financially by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study. The research also found that women were suffering mentally more as a result of the pandemic than men.

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Siemens Healthineers set to buy US cancer specialist Varian 

Medical technology group Siemens Healthineers has said it plans to buy the US oncology specialist Varian for $16.4 billion. The German firm says it aims to create a leading force in the fight against cancer.

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Afghan ceasefire begins, Taliban prisoners freed ahead of possible talks 

A three-day ceasefire has come into force in Afghanistan as Muslims mark Eid al-Adha. It’s hoped the temporary truce and a prisoner exchange will lead to peace talks between the Taliban and Kabul as early as next week.

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Coronavirus trend: The pandemic is far from over 

While the first countries are easing their lockdowns, others report more and more new cases every day. Data for the global picture shows: The pandemic is far from over. DW has the latest statistics.

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