The Netherlands: Amsterdam's Red Light District

The Netherlands: Amsterdam's Red Light District

Amsterdam's red light district is famous for skimpily-clad prostitutes posing in lit-up windows. But residents are fed up with all the tourists and littering.
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Cyprus: Bird Killer Mafia

Cyprus: Bird Killer Mafia

Despite an official ban, birds are being killed in droves in Cyprus, and sold as a delicacy. This is having dramatic ramifications for the bird population.
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An expert discusses multiple sclerosis

An expert discusses multiple sclerosis

Prof. Lutz Harms is a neurologist who researches multiple sclerosis at the Charite hospital in Berlin. He talks about current research and options for treatment.
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Present it!: Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid

Present it!: Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid

At 500 kilowatts, this is the most powerful production Cayenne that Porsche has to offer. And it's a hybrid. This monster of a car has an electric motor. The 2.5 ton Cayenne can travel 40 kilometers on all-electric drive. Then the 4-liter V8 takes...
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Test it!: Mazda CX-30

Test it!: Mazda CX-30

Mazda has developed the new Skyactiv-X engine for its CX-30. It makes gasoline act like diesel, increasing the ratio of air to fuel and resulting in savings of up to 30 percent.
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Examine it!: the 2019 Caravan Salon

Examine it!: the 2019 Caravan Salon

2019 is shaping up as a record year for recreational vehicles. The proof can be seen at the Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf, one of Europe's most popular RV trade fairs. This year's fair-goers are interested in the compact models.
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Start-up nation and self-driving cars

Start-up nation and self-driving cars

Tel Aviv may have more start-ups per capita than any other city in the world. Many foreign firms also do R&D in Israel, because the business and science ecosystems are so nurturing. Technology for self-driving vehicles is one focus among many.
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Cyber-attacks - how companies can defend themselves

Cyber-attacks - how companies can defend themselves

Companies often underestimate the danger of online attacks, especially small firms. IBM wants to teach managers what to do in an emergency by simulating an attack.
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Nigeria: A second chance through dance

Nigeria: A second chance through dance

Officials say Nigeria has more than 10 million children who are missing out on education. So how can they find their way back into classrooms? DW discovered how dance is helping some of them find the focus they need to keep learning.
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Danger! Firefighters catch snakes in Thailand

Danger! Firefighters catch snakes in Thailand

Bangkok's fire department catches more snakes than it extinguishes fires. During the rainy season the reptiles often hide in peoples' homes. With snakes ranging from harmless to highly poisonous, fireman Sontaya Wangjam never knows what to expect.
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Facial-recognition court case in Britain

Facial-recognition court case in Britain

British police are testing controversial high-tech facial-recognition cameras. But critics say this technology raises serious privacy concerns. Now, a court will decide.
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Disputes continue over rebuilding of Notre Dame cathedral

Disputes continue over rebuilding of Notre Dame cathedral

President Macron says Notre Dame will be rebuilt in five years -- but that's a tall order. Architects say the current plan won't work. And local residents are concerned about lead emissions that were released as the cathedral burned.
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