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Germany shooting: 2,200 people watched on Twitch

Germany shooting: 2,200 people watched on Twitch

Technology
About 2,200 people watched a gunman's video of his attack outside a synagogue in Germany before it was removed from video-streaming site Twitch.Twitch, which is owned by retail giant Amazon, said five people had watched the video as it was broadcast live.The footage remained online for 30 minutes after the live stream, during which time more than 2,200 people watched it.Twitch said the video was not promoted in its "recommended" feed."Our investigation suggests that people were co-ordinating and sharing the video via other online messaging services," the company said in a statement.The attack happened in the city of Halle in eastern Germany at about 12:00 local time (10:00 GMT) on Wednesday.The video showed a man making anti-Semitic comments to camera bef...
Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal

World
Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sanctions which has seen escalating tensions in the Gulf.Tehran and Washington have clashed after Donald Trump withdrew last year from the agreement made four years ago with six world powers and imposed sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the pact. Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA), Iran agreed to eliminate its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium, cut its stockpile of low-enriched uranium and reduce the number of its gas centrifuges for 13 years.But Mr Trump said Tehran had flouted the agreement and was aiming to build a nuclear weapon.In a joint statement on Sunday, Britain, France and Germany urged both sides to resume...
Watch: Germany, Norway advance to Round of 8 in Women’s World Cup

Watch: Germany, Norway advance to Round of 8 in Women’s World Cup

Sports
June 22 (UPI) -- Germany and Norway advanced to the Women's Soccer World Cup quarterfinals after earning victories in the Round of 16 on Saturday. Germany continued its unbeaten run at the World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria. Norway beat Australia 4-1 in penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time. Norway reached the Women's World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 2007 with Saturday's victory. "I'm really content with how we handled all this pressure and stress," Norway coach Martin Sjogren told reporters. Norway's Isabell Herlovsen opened the scoring at the 31-minute mark. Norway held the lead until Elise Kellond-Knight's goal 83 minutes in. Australia missed the first two spot-kicks in the shootout before Noway's Ingrid Engen scored the game-winning penalty. Germany...