German election: Greens and FDP meet for preliminary two-way talks
02 October 2021 | 2:08 pm
The Greens and the Free Democrats have held a first meeting on the long road to forming a new German coalition government. Both the SPD and the CDU/CSU hope to secure the support of the two kingmakers.
11 Jan 2022
Russia's President Putin is set to bask in the global limelight as a series of high-profile conferences on security in Europe kicks off this week. What could be better for an autocratic ruler, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
17 Mar 2022
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21 Mar 2022
Sixty years ago, French and Algerian officials inked a peace deal, the Évian Accords, bringing an end to an eight-year war and paving the way for Algerian independence. Also, a 19-year-old woman says she was raped by Sudanese security forces on the sidelines of a protest. Rights groups fear sexual violence is being used as a weapon of war. And we bring you a report on Ugandan efforts to track down the Islamist ADF militia, an operation that takes them into neighbouring DR Congo.
25 Mar 2022
The three leaders discussed food security in Cairo as the Russian invasion of Ukraine sparks concerns about economic stability. Israel is also seeking to strengthen its alliances against Iran.
4 Apr 2022
22-year-old Cameroonian Desmond Mbun has developed a device to help people with visual impairments to navigate Cameroon's bustling towns. It's in the developmental stage, but in a country where few such mobility aids exist, it's a start.
3 Apr 2022
A new film paints a portrait of the woman known in South Sudan as the "mother of the nation". The film follows Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior, who is the widow of revolutionary leader and national hero John Garang de Mabior, in her role as the country's vice president amid a fragile peace deal in the country. The portrait is remarkable for its intimate access as its director is also her daughter, Akuol de Mabior. She joined us for Perspective to tell us more about "No Simple Way Home".
28 Apr 2022
The Guardian Sports Editor, Christian Opara examines the problems plaguing Nigerian football and the way out of the country's dwindling fortunes in the sport.
3 May 2022
France's far-left LFI and its Green Party EELV have joined forces ahead of parliamentary elections in June, aiming to prevent President Emmanuel Macron "from pursuing his unjust and brutal policies."
7 May 2022
Northern Ireland voters go to the polls today (May 5) in what could be the most important election in a generation. They will elect the 90 members of the Northern Ireland Assembly, from which a power-sharing executive should be formed. These institutions were created by the 1998 Good Friday peace agreement. According to opinion polls, Sinn Fein - representing mostly people of Catholic and Irish background - could become the largest party for the first time.
13 May 2022
Scientists theorize that "supermassive black holes" lie at the center of all galaxies, including our own. "Sagittarius A*" is orders of magnitude more dense than the sun but it's also quite some distance from Earth.
22 May 2022
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.
22 Jun 2022
Hackers breached the system used Germany's ruling Green Party and gained access to accounts previously used by Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and Economy Minister Robert Habeck, party officials said.
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In the first papal visit to South Sudan, Pope Francis is highlighting the plight of women in the young nation who face the world's highest material mortality rate and are subject to widespread sexual violence.
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