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Deutsche Welle

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands


Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents.

Hawaiians protest giant telescope on holy mountain


Protesters have demanded that state authorities scrap plans to build a billion-dollar telescope on "sacred space." But Hawaii's governor has refused and instead expanded powers for police to "ensure public safety."

German Women's World Cup referee Riem Hussein: Why shouldn't women referee a men's tournament?


After making her first World Cup appearance in France earlier this summer, German referee Riem Hussein talks to DW about equality in sport, VAR and a personal record.