What does it mean to be declared persona non grata?
07 March 2019 | 4:04 pm
Daniel Kriener, Germany's ambassador to Venezuela, has been declared persona non grata and given 48 hours to leave the South American country. What does that mean? DW explains.
One small hospital closes every month in Germany. Politicians say there are too many, and the health care system can't afford to keep them all open. But their critics say patients may die due to closures.
Germany is urgently seeking workers from abroad — at least 400,000 each year. But is it an attractive destination for highly qualified foreigners? For some, it seems, having to learn the German language puts them off.
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German investigators have closed three Internet forums on the "darknet" with depictions of the sexual abuse of children. Four suspects were arrested.
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A returnee community in northeastern Nigeria offers a glimmer of hope to the millions of people still displaced from attacks by militant group Boko Haram.
As respiratory infections sweep through Germany, there's a dramatic shortage in medicines. But the president of Germany's medical association has come up with a bright idea to solve the problem — drug flea markets.
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For years, companies have been producing touching Christmas commercials, reaching millions of people. But the approach is not entirely altruistic.
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