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Africa Conference: Merkel wants to strengthen cooperation

The German government has hosted the second major 'Africa Conference', a forum for strengthening and developing cooperation between Germany and the continent....

AKK suggests involvement in Syrian security mission – and sparks...

Defence Minister Kramp-Karrenbauer wants an internationally controlled security zone in Northern Syria. In view of the crisis in the region, Europe could...

German Army involvement in fight against ISIS ruled constitutional

The Bundeswehr supports the fight against ISIS with military trainers and reconnaissance aircraft - an activity with which the Federal Constitutional Court...

Seehofer warns of new refugee crisis and pushes for EU solution

Interior Minister Seehofer's efforts to find a solution to the refugee and migration issue are causing discomfort in his own party. According...

Munich Security Conference 2019: the key takeaways

A widening rift between the USA and Germany, conflicts with Russia and China: The Security Conference 2019 was - once again -...

EU to introduce steel tariffs in response to Trump’s trade policy

The EU Commission is planning to protect domestic heavy industry against cheap imports with protective tariffs on various steel products. Criticism comes...

Trump’s trade war: Germany sides with China

While US President Trump is increasing pressure on China, Chancellor Merkel appears to side with her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on on the issue...

Deniz Yücel released from Turkish prison

The German-Turkish journalist has left the Turkish prison. But a court allowed Yücel to be charged. The prosecutor demands 18 years imprisonment....

Police protection for founder of liberal mosque in Berlin

Having received a large number of death threats, Seyran Ateş is now under non-stop police protection, according to a report. Her newly founded mosque...

“Germany is committing suicide”

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not be allowed to speak to his German fans during the G-20 summit. Erdogan, ever the uncompromising agitator, did...