G7: Germany urges leading role in coal phaseout
28 May 2022 | 12:15 pm
The climate talks in Berlin are focusing not only on the war in Ukraine and Russian energy, but also how the G7 nations can take a lead on the phasing out of coal.
In what the judge described as a "historic" case, a woman has been found guilty of sexual assault after poking holes in her partner's condoms without his knowledge or consent.
Germany’s disease control agency has lowered its risk assessment for the dangers posed by the coronavirus pandemic to the general population. China has again defended its zero-COVID strategy. DW has the latest.
Berlin's former closeness to the regime in Moscow has damaged the reputation of German foreign policy. Can Chancellor Olaf Scholz's policy shift succeed, given this fraught history?
Ten-month old Davyd suffers from a life-threatening illness. His mother has fled Ukraine to Germany with him and his brother, making their struggle for survival even more difficult.
Around 60 Ukrainian soldiers have arrived in western Germany to begin training on the howitzer 2000 artillery system. The German government has pledged to send seven of the self-propelled weapons.
Germany is set to draw down its EU deployment in Mali and increase its UN deployment. France is withdrawing from Mali amid friction with the military junta there.
Food security concerns sparked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine are topping discussions as G7 foreign ministers meet in northern Germany. The talks also aim to support Moldova amid concerns that the conflict could spread.
Since the war in Ukraine began, Germany’s controversial links to Russia have been in the spotlight. DW's Conflict Zone host Tim Sebastian talks about these ties with Ralf Stegner, a member of the German Parliament for the Social Democrats.
In a blow to Chancellor Olaf Scholz's SPD party, voters backed the conservatives, CDU, in an election Germany's most populous state. The Greens meanwhile more than doubled the number of votes they received.
Relief supplies for Ukraine are collected in the German city of Dresden and taken to northern Romania, where they are picked up by volunteers from Chernivtsi in Ukraine. It is a special aid route.
Top G7 diplomats meeting in Germany have warned the war in Ukraine is stoking a crisis that threatens the world's poorest. They also pledged to continue their military assistance to Ukraine for "as long as necessary."
The influx of cash aims to support the financing of Ukraine's government, as Russia's war has decimated tax revenue. The grant is part of over €18 billion pledged by G7 finance ministers during their summit in Germany.
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