Germany: Commissioner urges more aid for Roma in Ukraine
13 August 2022 | 4:47 pm
The top German official for antiziganism says Romani people face structural discrimination in Ukraine. Roma make up 1-1.5% of the country's population.
Finance Minister Christian Lindner has warned that Germany's gas crisis could spark an electricity shortage. Despite opposition from his Green coalition partner, he is pushing for a delayed phaseout of nuclear power.
Germany's queer community is demanding that the Catholic Church accept their sexual identities. More than 100 members, including pastors, friars, and nuns have come out recently.
Newly released statistics show roughly a third of young Germans have moved out of their parents' homes over the past year, a slight increase. However, fewer young people are getting married and having children.
The first Ukrainian grain ship has entered the Bosporus after being given the green light to proceed. The EU does not know how many Ukrainians have gone home after being given protected status. DW rounds up the latest.
The deal would entail upcoming salary increases for thousands of ground staff workers at German airports. The breakthrough comes after a Lufthansa strike paralyzed operations on July 27.
The two sides both accused each other of carrying out three strikes on the Zaporizhzhia plant. Meanwhile, more grain ships departed from Ukrainian ports under a Turkey-brokered deal.
Twelve people have been killed with 31 injured — 18 of them seriously — after a Polish bus filled with religious pilgrims slipped off a road and crashed near Varazdin in northwestern Croatia, authorities said.
German officials have expressed fears that a worst-case winter of energy problems could prompt an extremist backlash. How bad things get may depend on how well they manage the crisis – in policy and perception.
Data suggest that Germany may be on the brink of an economic downturn that could ultimately lead some businesses to move abroad.
The Russian army is still shelling Ukrainian cities, but the rolling barrage along the front line appears to have stopped. Observers say a turning point has been reached — thanks in large part to military aid.
The war in Ukraine has exposed Germany's overreliance on Russian gas, prompting a search for alternatives. Solar power is one and is already seeing a surge. Is the former solar powerhouse on the cusp of a new solar boom?
Kyiv said it hit the main supply route between Kherson and the south bank of the Dnieper overnight. Meanwhile, calls for access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant grow after recent shelling. Follow DW for the latest.
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