Category Archives: Germany

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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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 says DW’s Henrik Böhme. Continue reading

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Who’s who in Hamburg’s G20 protests

The G20 summit is attracting a panoply of protests – even before US President Donald Trump’s first appearance in Germany. DW breaks down the main demos on the streets and waters of Hamburg. Continue reading

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Opinion: Planned G20 protests will have little effect in Hamburg

For weeks, chatter about the demonstrations accompanying the G20 summit in Hamburg has approached hysteria. But the summit is not a good target for those who actually want to achieve something, says DW’s Bernd Riegert. Continue reading

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How safe is bus travel in Europe?

Monday’s fatal bus crash in the German state of Bavaria is the latest in a series of horrific bus accidents in Europe. DW looks at how safe bus travel really is. Continue reading

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Angela Merkel presents CDU election manifesto

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised tax cuts and a dramatic reduction in unemployment as her re-election campaign finally got into gear. Her SPD opponent Martin Schulz called the manifesto faint-hearted. Continue reading

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Angela Merkel presents tax cut election manifesto

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised tax cuts and a dramatic reduction in unemployment as her re-election campaign finally got into gear. The Social Democrats said the plan only helps the affluent. Continue reading

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