Category Archives: Germany

Angela Merkel’s African business summit marred by protest

The German chancellor welcomed 11 African leaders to Berlin to introduce them to the CEOs of Germany’s biggest firms. Outside, protesters demanded Germany stop doing business with dictatorships across the continent. Continue reading

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Angela Merkel puts on hold arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Germany will stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia, at least for the time being. The decision comes in the wake of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate. Continue reading

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Angela Merkel puts on hold arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Germany will stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia, at least for the time being. The decision comes in the wake of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate. Continue reading

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Angela Merkel puts on hold arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Germany will stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia, at least for the time being. The decision comes in the wake of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate. Continue reading

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Germany and EU tell UK: No Brexit cherry-picking

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier came to Berlin to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. They made perfectly clear that there is not a hair’s breadth between their positions on Britain leaving the European Union. Continue reading

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Germany claims success with program to support migrant returnees

A German government program aims to help migrants who choose to leave Germany voluntarily to find jobs and prospects in their home countries. But critics say the results of the program are little more than lip service. Continue reading

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Angela Merkel fights for future in parliament as EU migration summit beckons

Angela Merkel has told German MPs that the question of migration could decide the fate of the EU. The chancellor is under increasing pressure at home from her Bavarian CSU allies. Continue reading

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Global Media Forum 2018: DW event deals with global inequality

Inequality around the world is the topic of the 11th Global Media Forum in Bonn. Participants will discuss how media outlets can address the issue and show what can be done to alleviate such a problem in the first place. Continue reading

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Carles Puigdemont and his Catalan independence MPs reunite in Berlin

Ex-Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, wanted for rebellion in Spain, has met representatives from his JuntsxCat party in a Berlin hotel. The party insists it is open to talks with Mariano Rajoy’s government in Madrid. Continue reading

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Opinion: Violence and the G20

As images of mass protests and burning cars overshadow the G20 summit, police in Hamburg have clamped down. It’s a necessary move. Otherwise, DW’s Henrik Böhme says the demands of peaceful demonstrators will go unheard. Continue reading

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