German far-right AfD in crisis
23 May 2022 | 3:23 pm
Germany's far-right populist AfD is desperate to turn its ailing fortunes around after terrible election results. Party leader Tino Chrupalla is under increasing pressure as criticism grows from within the ranks.
Investigators in Germany say an extremist chat group planned bomb attacks to knock out power nationwide. They hoped to create "a civil war-like" situation to topple the country's democratic system of government.
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As Germany looks to ditch Russian oil and gas for good, its domestic energy industry is a key side actor — but can it step up to the plate? We search for clues in the village where Germany's oil sector was born.
The last time prices rose faster was for West Germany in 1981. More than any other factor, increasing energy prices, exacerbated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, are fueling inflation.
A top German court is debating the case of two army officers who have refused a mandatory vaccination against COVID-19. The two have cited their right to "physical integrity" under German law.
The European bloc is moving closer to banning Russian oil with Germany changing course to support the embargo. But many questions remain open.
India's job market is tightening, and skilled workers are finding it harder to enter the workforce. Government job drives and the informal economy have been unable to make up the difference.
The German public is divided on the issue of military support for Ukraine. Many fear the delivery of tanks and training of Ukrainian soldiers in Germany may drag the country into the war.
It was only a leak of a draft. Yet punches have already been thrown outside the US Supreme Court in the first standoff over Justice Samuel Alito's 98-page argument in favour of overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalised abortion in the United States. We ask whether the document leaked to Politico is a turning point for more than just reproductive rights.
The crew of four astronauts, including one German, splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Economy and Climate Minister says the legal action against the accelerated construction of an import terminal for liquefied natural gas will make it harder to move away from Russian energy.
Colombo has seen clashes between government supporters and protesters outside the offices of the president and prime minister. Hours later, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa offered to step down.
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