Belarus opposition leader Tikhanovskaya ‘safe’ in Lithuania
16 August 2020 | 4:00 pm
Lithuania's foreign minister said that Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the main challenger to Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus' recent presidential election, had traveled to the neighboring country.
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Heiko Maas voiced his concern amid floundering trade talks between the EU and UK. The two sides have also not agreed on whether to extend the negotiation period, if an agreement is not made by the end of the year.
9 Jun 2020
While other politicians have slammed a rumored 9,500 US-troop exit from Germany, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says Berlin will simply "take note of" Donald Trump's plan. He admitted that US-German ties were "complicated."
22 Jun 2020
On World Refugee Day, Germany’s foreign minister has called for increased protection of refugees. The number of people displaced by war and conflict is nearly equal to the population of Germany.
4 Aug 2020
Lebanon's foreign minister has resigned. The Middle East country has been gripped by protests against corruption and mismanagement that have shattered its economy.
22 Aug 2020
Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has resigned as part of a Cabinet reshuffle. It comes as Warsaw seeks to play an active EU role amid the Belarusian crisis.
16 Sep 2020
Mongolians gather in Ulaanbaatar to speak out against Beijing's controversial language policy in its ethnic minority regions.
17 Nov 2020
Walid al-Moallem, a top diplomat and confidante of President Bashar al-Assad, died following years of poor health and heart problems. No immediate details were offered on the cause of death.
4 Dec 2020
His country is very much at the heart of the as-yet unresolved Brexit negotiations, facing the prospect of a “no deal” scenario in the middle of a pandemic: FRANCE 24 spoke to Ireland’s Foreign Minister Simon Coveney. He says that bridging gaps such as the ones on fisheries and fair competition “is not an easy political compromise to strike” between Britain and the EU. Brexit however, has to be resolved “within days”, he says, warning that the absence of an agreement would result in “huge uncertainty and costs that both economies and societies can’t afford right now”.
31 Dec 2020
Khawaja Asif, former foreign minister and a prominent opposition figure, has been arrested by anti-corruption authorities in a disproportionate assets case. The opposition has criticized the arrest.
13 Feb 2021
Haitian Minister of Foreign Affairs Claude Joseph spoke to FRANCE 24 about concerns the United States and the international community have of the recent political turmoil in his country over the presidential term limit.
13 Mar 2021
Ayman Safadi told DW his country was not receiving nearly enough doses from the COVAX initiative to innoculate its population. He made the comments as he met with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Berlin.
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Google uses unclear language and deceptive designs that trick users into agreeing to give up their data, EU watchdogs have said. The tech company has two other pending antitrust suits in the EU.
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Germany is on the path to legalizing recreational marijuana use. Safety and public health will be top priorities in the upcoming legislation, the health minister has said.
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At the summit in Spain, leaders say they want to send a message to Russia, as NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says Moscow's war in Ukraine presents the "biggest challenge" in the alliance's history.
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Migration has become the major option of survival for many Nigerian youths. Many reasons have been argued to be the cause for youth migration abroad. One of such reasons is the extreme rate of poverty. And as poverty keeps biting hard on the population, Nigerians especially the youths tend to seek various creative means to go in search of greener pastures abroad. Guardian TV was out to speak with young Nigerians on why migration is an option.