Trial of alleged Egyptian spy in Merkel’s press office starts
23 February 2021 | 2:33 pm
The 66-year-old has been accused of passing on information to the Egyptian secret service when he worked at the German federal government's press office.
20 Oct 2021
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hopes to continue working well with new German government during Chancellor Angela Merkel's farewell visit to the country.
24 Oct 2021
Between the frenzied rush of wardrobe changes and photographers readying for shoots, Iman Eldeeb's agency is slowly breaking new ground for Egypt's fashion scene by hiring a diverse line-up of models.
25 Oct 2021
Angela Merkel was praised as the "Eiffel Tower" of the European Union at her 107th, and likely final, leaders' summit. Even former US President Barack Obama sent a video message to Brussels for her.
27 Oct 2021
At her last European Union leader's summit, outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is leaving power "at a time when there is cause for concern" for the European Union, citing disputes on migration, the bloc's economy, and the rule of law in EU countries. of Angela Merkel
5 Nov 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron took Germany's Angela Merkel to the Burgundy town of Beaune as part of her farewell visit. He presented her with France's highest award, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor.
1 Dec 2021
As Russia and China attempt to master sophisticated technologies, the head of MI6 is set to warn that "unlike Q in the Bond movies, we cannot do it all in-house."
5 Dec 2021
Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a greater commitment to Africa than her predecessors. But her policies haven't necessarily made a difference on the ground.
13 Dec 2021
Functioning democracy completes peaceful transition of power. These days, that is no longer always a given. Germany's story is one of continuity but also change, even if the new chancellor is a familiar face who has been dubbed the Scholzomat for his monotone ability to stay on-message. Olaf Scholz may sound boring, but the platform of the country's first three-party coalition since the 1950s reads like a manifesto for wholesale reform.
20 Dec 2021
Angela Merkel is about to step down as German chancellor. After 16 years, the country will soon have a new government, and a new chancellor. In this DW interview led by Max Hofmann, Merkel looks back at her political legacy.
2 Jan 2022
The Syrian refugee Anas Modamani became famous in 2015 after he took a selfie with Angela Merkel in Berlin. How is he getting on today? What role did Angela Merkel play in his life since?
8 Jan 2022
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film news, including the new Paris-set and female-led spy thriller "The 355" starring Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong'o and Penélope Cruz, as well as the French-language adaptation of Philip Roth's 1990 novel "Deception" directed by Arnaud Desplechin, plus the Icelandic nature vs nurture film "Lamb" starring Noomi Rapace.
12 Jan 2022
An investigation has uncovered that Denmark's secret service helped the US to spy on German politicians. It's not the first time there have been reports of the NSA monitoring German leaders, but it is the first time Denmark has been named as a direct partner.
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German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said Berlin would not stand in the way if Poland decides to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine. French President Emmanuel Macron did not rule out sending heavy tanks to Ukraine.
30 mins ago
If you believe Russian state media, then Germans back President Putin and mock Chancellor Scholz. But where do these stories claim to get their information from?
1 hour ago
There has been much dismay over the Green Party leadership's compromise with 'big coal' that led to the demolition of the village of Lützerath. Will this drive the environmentalist party to breaking point?
1 hour ago
How can Germany help end conflicts in Africa and support its growing young population? Germany's Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Svenja Schulze, answers questions from DW's social media users in Africa.
2 hours ago
Ghana has doubled its efforts to achieve universal health coverage by encouraging online registration with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Ghanaians can now register for NHIS via a mobile app at their convenience.
2 hours ago
Asteroid 2023 BU is the closest near-Earth object we have ever encountered. At mere thousands of kilometers above Earth, small space rocks like this one have the potential to threaten vital communications satellites.