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Daily Bulletin 20.04.2017 | 18:30 UTC
World
Pakistan's Panama Papers ruling is a win for everyone
Pakistan's apex court has ruled there's insufficient evidence to remove PM Sharif from office in a corruption case. DW analyzes why the verdict is satisfactory for the ruling party, the opposition as well as the army.
On the French election campaign trail in the Le Pen 'laboratory'
The National Front has a good chance of winning the first round of France's presidential election. Suddenly, a northern town ruled by the right-wing party is in the limelight. Bernd Riegert reports from Henin-Beaumont.
News
Public health
Epilepsy drug behind thousands of 'severe birth defects' in France, regulators say
A drug used to treat epilepsy has led to up to 4,100 cases of "severe malformations" of children in France, according to regulators. Despite the risk, a ruling has allowed pregnant women to continue to use it.
Labour leader Corbyn comes out fighting
In his first campaign speech, the UK's opposition Jeremy Corbyn leader said Labour can win the June election. Eschewing calls to make this a plebeiscite on Brexit, he drew on old battles that may have already been lost.
Reports: German government plans cyberattack 'hackback' ahead of election
According to German media reports, Berlin wants to create conditions to be able to hit back in the event of a cyberattack. The move comes as the country gears up for September's general election amid fears of hacking.
Germany
Study: German kids not suffering because of refugees
Even amid Germany's booming economy and social safety net, more youth in Germany are living under the poverty line, says a new study. But the trend does not hold for German-born children. DW's Kathleen Schuster reports.
TOP STORIES
Why the Greens are wilting in German national election polls
A lack of hot-button issues and charisma are dragging the Greens down in opinion surveys ahead of national elections. Nonetheless, they may win a share of power - whether the grassroots like it or not.
Sports
Europa League live: Schalke vs. Ajax
Schalke need a big result in the second leg of their Europa League quarterfinal against Ajax after suffering a 2-0 loss in Amsterdam last week. Follow all the action with DW's live blog!
Dortmund target Cup triumph and third spot after turbulent period
A difficult two weeks for Borussia Dortmund ended with elimination from the Champions League in Monaco. Attention now turns to the Bundesliga and a German Cup semifinal in Munich.
What to watch out for on Matchday 30 in the Bundesliga
It's all about the battle for Europe this weekend with Hoffenheim on the brink of qualification while Schalke and Leverkusen are stranded. Dortmund look to continue their recovery but Darmstadt could be relegated.
Gladbach aiming for Europe as renaissance gathers speed
Under Dieter Hecking, Borussia Mönchengladbach hope to become a force in German football again. DW speaks to Oscar Wendt about the club's hopes of setting themselves apart from the chasing pack and qualify for Europe.
Environment
Living Planet: Doing our bit
From sourcing superfoods to combating food waste, we explore the weird and wonderful ways people are living green.

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