Germans want political continuity in post-Merkel era
11 July 2021 | 1:43 pm
In less than 100 days, Germans will go to the polls to vote for a new parliament. The latest opinion polls show that the coronavirus pandemic is overshadowing all other concerns.
Russia's war on Ukraine and its economic fallout are likely to stay at the top of Germany's political agenda in 2023. But the economic pinch could undermine support for the government's Ukraine policies. What challenges will Chancellor Olaf Scholz face?
In December, Sweden extradited Mahmut Tat, a Turkish Kurd whom Ankara accuses of belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which it considers a terrorist organisation
Peru has been rocked by violent protests since early December. Back then, Pedro Castillo, the leftist president who had vowed to tackle the country's poverty and inequality, attempted to dissolve Congress and rule by decree.
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?
Controversy surrounding the Adani Group's business practices, and the Indian government's close ties with the industrial giant, have sparked public protest and emboldened the BJP's opponents.
Lando Norris has said he will “probably” still speak out on political issues despite F1 banning drivers from doing so. The 23-year-old believes it is important for F1 drivers to be able to speak up for things they believe in.
Having lived away from Malaysia and intermittently in Germany for 19 years, Brenda Haas finds these days that culture shock goes both ways.
Germany's former chancellor received a prank call from a pair claiming to be Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko. During the call, she apparently said the Minsk peace deal had bought time for Ukraine.
Polls and election commission figures suggest young voters could play a defining role in Nigeria's election on Saturday. Many are flocking to Peter Obi, whose campaign has tapped into frustrations against the established parties.
Nigerians will vote on Saturday in what could be their most credible and close electoral contest since military rule ended nearly a quarter of a century ago, and the first in which a presidential candidate who is not from one of the two main parties stands a chance.
A poll conducted by Germany's DPA news agency suggests many Germans disapprove of arming Ukraine in its war against Russia. Meanwhile, Russia's Medvedev denied the country was running out of missiles. DW has the latest.
A new poll in Germany suggests six people in 10 would approve of investing more still in the armed forces, even if it meant making cuts elsewhere or borrowing. They were much less keen on giving up a bank holiday for it.
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