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27 January 2021 | 7:34 pm
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Recent discussions in Europe about a gas price cap are said to have been tough, heated and even ugly. The European Commission has put a proposal on the table, but EU member states are finding it difficult to reach a compromise among themselves – despite giving their political support to a gas price cap in late October.
Germany's government has agreed to relax its immigration laws with the aim of attracting skilled workers to its jobs market. The cabinet wants a Canadian-style points system to bring in workers who speak German or have relevant skills.
European leaders have promised aid to Ukraine "for as long as it takes." But the amount of aid promised has not been what has actually arrived in Ukraine. DW's Nick Connolly takes a look at what kind of support has been pledged so far.
Leaders from Europe and Southeast Asia are hopeful a summit this week will usher in an era of better economic ties and help European producers in Asia diversify away from China.
EU member states are divided on the cap, with Germany, Austria and the Netherlands skeptical of the policy. Talks will resume on Monday, with France a key player in the final negotiations.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine and occupation of much of its most fertile land, in the southern regions of Mykolaiv and Kherson, has been catastrophic for the country's agriculture. Back in April, our correspondent Gulliver Cragg met one of the many farmers whose land had fallen under Russian control.
Mammai Bhoo Laxmi's husband went to Qatar to work on its FIFA World Cup infrastructure as a construction worker. Within one week after arrival, he was reported dead.
EU leaders gathering in Brussels for their last meeting of 2022 had busy agenda dealing with internal disagreements and a subsidy spat with the US. A corruption scandal was also overshadowing the event.
The German government has been given the go-ahead by the European Commission to nationalize ailing gas importer Uniper, as well as Sefe (formerly Gazprom Germania).
The European Union is investing billions in infrastructure in its effort to replace Russian fuels with liquefied natural gas. This could prove to be a dead end — both for taxpayers and for the climate.
The EU's competition watchdog has accused tech giant Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, of breaching antitrust rules. An early analysis says the firm distorted competition in the online classified ads business.
People in Iran are taking to the streets, fighting back against religious clothing restrictions for women and challenging the country’s autocrat rulers. The protests cast a long shadow around the world, reaching people who have left Iran in the past and now live in exile. Two Iranian Taekwondo athletes living in Berlin are fully consumed by the demonstrations back home.
Berliners will go to the polls yet again on Sunday to vote in a referendum to make the German capital climate neutral 15 years earlier than planned. Critics deride the proposal as too costly and completely unrealistic.
Uganda's new and stricter laws to punish lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other queer people puts draconian restrictions on the media and advocates for LGBTQ rights, too.
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Russia's former leader Dmitry Medvedev said if Putin were arrested in Germany, for example, "all our missiles ... would fly to the Bundestag." Meanwhile, Russia has launched a new military satellite. DW has the latest.