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Deutsche Welle

Afghan Taliban meet with Chinese officials after talks with US collapse


A Taliban delegation has met with China's special representatives for Afghanistan in Beijing. The meeting comes after US President Trump unexpectedly called off talks with the Taliban earlier this month.

A life for space: Sigmund Jähn, Germany's first cosmonaut, dies aged 82


He started his career as a printer and socialist boy scout. Then he became a fighter pilot, cosmonaut and political icon. After communism Sigmund Jähn remained dedicated to space exploration and science.

Bundesliga: Late own goal denies Borussia Dortmund all three points in Frankfurt


Borussia Dortmund twice let a lead slip as they dropped points for the second time this season against Eintracht Frankfurt in Sunday's curtain closer. The result leaves BVB in third, three point behind leaders Leipzig.