Ukraine seeks Berlin’s help in getting justice over downed jet
26 January 2020 | 7:07 am
Ukraine's Zelenskiy has asked Germany to "politically contribute" to the investigation into the downing of the Ukrainian aircraft near Tehran. Kyiv expects Iran — which shot down the plane — to compensate the victims.
The harvest saw an 8% drop over 2021 and had not been lower since 2013. Statisticians say the drop in productivity is a result of less land being dedicated to planting the vegetable.
The biggest hole is for elderly and nursing care workers," she said. In other areas, such as the metal and electrical trades, there is not only a lack of skilled workers there is also a need for more experts and people with university degrees.
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Germany's old-fashioned peace movement is increasingly divided on how to respond to the war in Ukraine. Their traditional Easter marches are growing less and less relevant to younger generations.
Thousands took part in traditional German peace marches against the backdrop of the Ukraine war. Meanwhile, Kyiv has said it will resume electricity exports to Europe after a six-month halt. DW rounds up the latest.
German companies are training young Africans to become IT experts, also for the German market. The plan hopes to reduce the shortage of skilled workers in Germany and give Africans a perspective in their home countries.
11-year-old Syrian refugee Hussain Besou is making history as he becomes Germany's youngest ever national chess player. He will play for the German national team at the Mitropa Cup in Croatia later this month.
The economies of China and Germany have become hugely intertwined. The dilemma: how to position Germany in the emerging geopolitical tensions with Beijing.
Possession of up to 25 grams of recreational cannabis should be allowed, with special clubs permitted to grow plants for members' consumption.
Germany is shutting down its last three atomic power plants this weekend after previously delaying the nuclear phaseout due to the war in Ukraine.
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock warned China against using force in Taiwan and discussed Ukraine during strategic talks in Beijing. China warned against interference in matters concerning Taiwan.
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