Why did Trump attack German-Russian energy links at NATO?
12 July 2018 | 10:37 am
US President Donald Trump has launched a verbal offensive against Germany, claiming it had become beholden to Russia to meet its energy needs while expecting the US to provide its security.
Interior Minister Nancy Faeser said the German government needed to "exert maximum pressure" to remove weapons from far-right extremists of the Reichsbürger movement.
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.
After less than a week in office, Dina Boluarte said she would ask Congress to move up elections by two years. Former President Pedro Castillo, who was voted out by lawmakers, decried the move as a "dirty game."
A majority of MPs in the National Assembly have voted against adopting a report that could have seen impeachment proceedings begin. Cyril Ramaphosa has been under pressure over cash found at his private farm.
After a raid on members of a plot to violently overthrow the German state, questions are being asked about the links between the "Reichsbürger" movement the plotters belonged to, and the far-right populist AfD.
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).
Media organizations and the German Foreign Office have demanded an explanation over the bans while the EU has threatened sanctions. Elon Musk said the suspensions were due to the tracking of private jets.
One small hospital closes every month in Germany. Politicians say there are too many, and the health care system can't afford to keep them all open. But their critics say patients may die due to closures.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is tipped to retain his role as leader of the ruling ANC, but faces a wave of backlash from factions loyal to former president Jacob Zuma. Also in this edition: we speak to the head of the International Organization for Migration in Chad, where 27 people recently lost their lives in the Sahara.
German investigators have closed three Internet forums on the "darknet" with depictions of the sexual abuse of children. Four suspects were arrested.
Kamala Harris is the first female vice president in US history. She is now two years into her term in a job that has been far from easy. But is the VP doing what is necessary to fulfill her role?
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.
2 hours ago
Just two points separate Inter (40) and AC Milan (38) in 2nd and third respectively, making it a game with all to play for despite Napoli running away with the title. Ayomide Sotubo and sports analyst Adetomiwa Banjo take a look at the games this weekend on The Nutmeg.
2 hours ago
Alexander Nevzorov was sentenced to eight years in prison in absentia. He was targeted for his reporting on the bombing of a maternity hospital in Mariupol, Ukraine.
2 hours ago
A damning report from US-based short-seller Hindenburg Research alleging widespread fraud at Adani Group has shaved off at least $70 billion in market capital from the giant Indian industrial conglomerate.
2 hours ago
The sixth anniversary of the mass exodus of 740,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is nearing. With no solution for finding the refugees a permanent home, the host community's patience is wearing thin.
4 hours ago
A Russian installed official claims the eastern town of Bakhmut has been surrounded according to reports. Follow DW for more.