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  • India has imposed higher levies on a range of US products after Washington ended key trade privileges for New Delhi. The US accuses India of being a "high-tariff country" that limits access to its gigantic market.

  • Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize for promoting it.

  • Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat

    Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat.

  • Copy of Charles Darwins Origin of Species sells for record half million

    A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin.

  • German pilot killed in Polish air show tailspin

    The pilot, who was in his 60s, was flying a Soviet-era aerobatic plane when it suddenly plummeted into a river. Footage of the crash shows a more than 20-second tailspin.

  • The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donations filling the church's coffers.

  • Somali civilians, Kenyan police officers killed in blasts

    A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after a rival militia executed a group of civilians.

  • Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dead at 96

    Famed for opulent film and opera productions, Zeffirelli led a storied life and often courted controversy. He died Saturday in Rome.

  • Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: Whats at stake

    The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the region. DW examines the key actors involved and their interests.

  • Saudi Arabia demands decisive response to Gulf oil tanker attacks

    Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption.

  • Ebola outbreak puts DR Congos neighbors on high-alert

    The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier this week.