German election: Iranian refugee wants a seat in the Bundestag
23 September 2021 | 8:11 am
He fled Iran a decade ago. Now Shoan Vaisi is standing for Germany's parliament. The Left Party candidate and former professional wrestler has a political mission.
Delegates of a synodal assembly on the reform of the Catholic Church adopted a paper to allow blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples from 2026.
Kazakhstan's early parliamentary elections, which are widely expected to cement President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's grip on power.
Ukraine's National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption has added the Germany-based multinational food wholesaler to its list of "international sponsors of war." Metro is accused of maintaining business with Russia.
The vote in May restarts a power struggle between a military-backed establishment and a political movement that has dominated elections for 20 years.
Berlin wants last-ditch changes to the landmark EU law spelling the demise of the combustion engine from 2035. It’s not a good look on the international stage, observers in Brussels warn.
The process of coming to terms with German colonial-era crimes in Tanzania is intended to strengthen relations. The two countries are also in talks on reparations.
A week after the Dutch provincial elections delivered pro-farming results, government plans to slash nitrogen emissions could well be delayed.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop of Osnabrück Franz-Josef Bode, who has faced heavy criticism over his handling of sexual abuse cases. In departing, Bode admitted he had made mistakes.
Strikes focused on public transport has brought the vast majority of buses, trains and planes in Germany to a halt. The 24-hour action, which began at midnight, is part of a long-running pay dispute.
A focus on Finland's NATO bid has hidden the depths of the country's labor shortage. But a chronic lack of workers is on voters' minds as they head to the polls on Sunday.
The International break is over and the return of club football provides some big games which Ayomide Sotubo previews for you in this new episode of The Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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