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Why did women vote for Hitler? Long-forgotten essays hold some answers

The rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party in the 1930s came on the back of votes from millions of ordinary Germans – both men and women. But aside from a few high-profile figures, such as concentration camp guard Irma Grese and “concentration camp murderess” Ilse Koch, little is known about the everyday women who embraced the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, known more commonly as the Nazi Party.

Egypt recovers one of the world's rarest atlases

CAIRO, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Egypt recovered from Germany a rare copy of the historic Cedid-Atlas, dating from the early nineteenth century, after it was smuggled out of the country, the Foreign Ministry reported in this capital.

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GUYANA | President Granger heads to Cuba for medical check up

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 17, 2019  – President David Granger Wednesday advised that will be travelling to Cuba on Saturday for a medical check-up in relation to his diagnosis of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma for which he has been receiving treatmentt in Cuba since last year.

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NAMIBIA | Has the relationship between Namibia and Germany sunk to a new low?

Dealing with the consequences of the 1904-1908 genocide, committed by German colonial troops in what was then called German Southwest Africa, remains unfinished business. Negotiations between the governments of Namibia and Germany are entering their fifth year. The main topics include the wording and modalities of an official German apology, as well as the compensation to be paid.

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US Judge Rejects Lawsuit Against Germany Over Namibian Genocide

On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain rejected a lawsuit requiring Germany to pay damages over genocide and property seizures by its colonists, who carried out a racial extermination campaign against the Herero and Nama peoples in the first years of the 20th century in present-day Namibia.

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Facebook ordered by Germany to gather less data

Facebook is again under fire for collecting data without the permission of its users. This time, the objection has come from Germany's competition authority, the Federal Cartel Office (FCO), which has told Facebook, it can only continue gathering so much data about users from beyond its app and website, if it gets individuals' explicit consent.

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New US envoy Pompeo targets Germany over NATO spending

New US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took aim at Germany over its defence spending Friday, using his first NATO meeting to push President Donald Trump's call for allies to shoulder a bigger burden.

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