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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 2:32 PM ET

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The Bayreuth Festival cancelled

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Coronavirus latest: US death toll surpasses China's - The US death toll is now greater than China's official count. And a record number of people have died in the past 24 hours in both Spain and the UK. Follow DW for the latest. Go to article

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Russian bar shakes up self-isolation -- As Russia joins the coronavirus lockdown, a St. Petersburg creative agency has come up with a way for people to go out without leaving their homes. Now the founders of the platform want to take your social life online.

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Blood test detects more than 50 types of cancer -- Researchers have reported success with a new type of blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer, and locate the tumor in the body. The test can identify some particularly dangerous tumors at an early stage.

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EU warns Hungary over coronavirus power grab -- Brussels has warned EU member states that emergency measures cannot undercut democracy. On Monday, Hungary's parliament passed a bill that gives Prime Minister Viktor Orban sweeping powers.

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Guaido accused of attempted coup in Venezuela -- Guadio has been accused of trying to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro as part of an attempted coup d'etat. The opposition leader recently vowed to reignite his campaign against the government.

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Tokyo smoking ban in restaurants and bars takes effect - The Tokyo Summer Olympics have been postponed, but a new law banning smoking in restaurants and bars has not. Officials hope the ban, originally scheduled to make Olympic dining smoke-free, may actually be helpful in the fight against the coronavirus.

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Italy launches mental health service for lockdown -- The COVID-19 outbreak has been wearing down Italians, who have lived under a strict lockdown since March 9. How bad the psychological consequences are depends on how long the crisis lasts. But there is help.

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The rush for rapid testing -- Are enough people being tested for COVID-19 in Germany? Various tests are being developed and brought out onto the global market. There is still no reliable self-testing kit, however.

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Coronavirus and sports: Bundesliga eyeing May return

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Coronavirus: Concerns over Champions League matches which still went ahead

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Corona confusion: How to make sense of the numbers and terminology

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Germany's coronavirus slump: How deep will it be?

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Tourists stuck in locked-down Cuzco hostel wait to be repatriated

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New curriculum raises eyebrows in Hungary -- Anti-Semitic authors will soon be compulsory reading in Hungarian schools, and history books will be rewritten to promote pride in the nation. Viktor Orban's controversial new school curriculum is drawing outrage.

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Truth and coronavirus -- Policymakers must tell the truth in order to slow the further spread of the coronavirus, DW's Rodion Ebbighausen writes.

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German state finance minister Thomas Schäfer found dead

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Coronavirus: Netherlands recalls 'defective' masks bought from China

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Coronavirus: China and responsible action

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'We are only at the beginning of the coronavirus crisis,' says economic historian

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Why tracking personal data to fight coronavirus could be problematic -- Our personal data shows every step we take. That makes it a potentially powerful tool in stopping the spread of the coronavirus, as countries like South Korea are discovering. But privacy experts warn there's a downside.

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Coronavirus: Greek refugee camps a 'time bomb' -- Europe's biggest asylum seeker camp of Moria, on the Greek island of Lesbos, was designed for 3,000 refugees but houses 20,000. Given the coronavirus, evacuating it is paramount, says migration expert Gerald Knaus.

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Chinese manufacturing: Signs of post-virus hope? Indicators suggest that the world's second-largest economy is on its way back to normalcy, but some analysts disagree.

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Daily news on COVID-19 -- Stay safe by being informed. Broadcast from Germany every day in under 5 minutes.

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Solidarity and humor in the coronavirus crisis -- This is how people around the world are standing together amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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A personal trainer on the street - Keeping fit during the coronavirus outbreak isn't easy. People are trapped at home and gyms are closed.

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Learn German with DW -- Whether you're looking to improve your German or interested in starting with the basics, DW can help.

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Berlin opens first hostel for the homeless amid coronavirus pandemic

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Despite coronavirus, foreign doctors struggle to get degrees recognized in Germany

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Pigeons at risk of starvation over coronavirus empty streets

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My coronavirus quarantine — daily grind brought to a halt

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Europe and Iran complete first INSTEX deal dodging US sanctions

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Will Germans trade privacy for coronavirus protection?

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Coronavirus latest: Italy registers nearly 1,000 new deaths in single day

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AfricaLink on Air - 31 March 2020

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Opinion: Mali votes amid coronavirus fears, jihadist threats

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New African consulates cause trouble for Western Sahara

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Coronavirus Special Podcast: Episode 1

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Coronavirus: China's Wuhan prepares for the uncertain end of COVID-19

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Coronavirus and Islam: Pakistani clerics refuse to shut down mosques

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Coronavirus: 'Chinese-looking' Indians targeted in racist attacks

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The female face of war

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Telework breaks the mold in office-bound Japan

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Bayer agrees $39.6 million settlement over Monsanto's Roundup labeling

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Coronavirus in sewage foreshadowed outbreak in Dutch city

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Science unscripted: It feels good to do the right thing

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Solidarity: How the coronavirus makes us more willing to help

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Coronavirus: How do ventilators work?

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Don't forget climate threat, Earth Hour activists urge

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Making leather from Mexican cacti

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Living Planet: A rare breed

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Colombia: Young, indigenous people fight to preserve their culture

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Corona can't stop the BTHVN2020 Music Barge

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Rammstein singer Lindemann in hospital — is it coronavirus?

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Nick Cave: An artistic life revealed

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Coronavirus: Bundesliga must finish season or face dire financial consequences

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Coronavirus: Are outdoor sports healthy exercise or a dangerous risk?

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Coronavirus: Lower-league clubs getting creative to raise money

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Yemen: Has the suffering all been for nothing?

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Saudi minister: 'We don't have a history of murdering our citizens'

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Saudi Arabia dismisses criticism over Khashoggi murder

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Nigerian information minister: 'This government does not violate anybody's right'

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