Is Germany becoming a ‘war party’ in Ukraine?
01 February 2023 | 2:48 pm
Germany has decided to supply battle tanks to Ukraine. International law experts are now debating whether this makes Germany a "war party."
Germany delivered the first of four air defense systems to Ukraine. DW's Thomas Sparrow explains the details ― and to what extent the systems can help Ukraine.
A wave of missile attacks the likes of which had not been seen in months: Russian missiles rained down on cities across Ukraine this week, including in Lviv, Kyiv, Zaporizhzhia, and many others. The attacks follow the explosions on the Kerch bridge that links Russia to the illegally annexed Crimean peninsula.
Washington is sending another round of military aid to refill Ukraine's weapons stocks, including more HIMARS rocket systems. Meanwhile, Iran denies sending Russia weapons.
Germany's nuclear shutdown is likely to be delayed, due to concerns about power supplies this winter. It's been over a decade since Germany decided to abandon atomic power. But energy shortages, caused by Russia's war on Ukraine, have forced a rethink.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomed Mongolian Prime Minister Luvsannamsrain Oyun-Erdene to Berlin Friday for discussions on increased cooperation. Raw materials and energy diversification were key topics.
A documentary film about Julian Assange, is premiering at the Berlin Human Rights Festival. The film follows Julian Assange's father's quest to free his son and challenge the authorities for keeping him in prison.
The ministers have gathered in Luxembourg to discuss increased financial aid and military training for Kyiv's forces. The EU is also set to approve new sanctions targeting Iran's so-called morality police.
The heads of Germany's spy agencies warned of continued "naivety" toward China at a parliamentary hearing. They also advised against handing Beijing too much leverage when it comes to cooperation and infrastructure.
After coalition wrangling over nuclear power, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has decided that all three plants should run throughout the winter. Germany has been scrambling to reorganize its energy mix amid gas cuts.
Germany has introduced a new program to relocate Afghans suffering persecution at the hands of the Taliban. Civil society members and minorities are considered most at-risk.
Pro-Russian accounts claim that Ukrainian "propaganda" and mainstream Western media are showing fake victims, following a Russian missile strike in Kyiv on October 10. AP and Reuters reporters on the scene were able to confirm that the civilians in the viral posts are real victims of the war in Ukraine. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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