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4 days ago
Poland's PM Mateusz Morawiecki slammed Belarus' efforts to use migrants as "weapons" against the bloc ahead of talks with EU leaders. He also accused Belarus of having the "back-room support" of Russian President Putin.
14 Nov
7 Oct
In an interview with FRANCE 24, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai insisted the country was not in a new Cold War with China despite lingering tensions over trade. She also stressed that the US was keen to repair ties with France and Europe after a recent Australian submarine dispute, which led to the first-ever recall of a French ambassador to the United States.
3 Oct 2020
Germany is set to mark 30 years of reunification this weekend. The end of the Cold War also marked the beginning of a new era of international relations. What began with high hopes ultimately led to a Cold Peace.
30 May 2020
The French papers are wondering if the new Cold War has already begun between the US and China, brought on by tensions from the coronavirus crisis. Also, the US passes the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths and a New York-based Indian chef is using his fame to help feed people back home.
23 Feb 2020
The Cold War may feel like a long time ago, but its nuclear legacy is undeniable. Today there are some 14,000 nuclear warheads in the world. How best to control and manage them? And as countries push to reduce their carbon emissions, just how enthusiastic should we be about swapping coal for nuclear? We speak to Emlyn Hughes, professor of physics at Columbia University and founding director of the K=1 Project at the Center for Nuclear Studies.
11 Nov 2019
The Cold War, a global power struggle between dictatorship and democracy, ended in Berlin on November 9, 1989. The course of history, however, was set in motion by decisive events outside the country long before that.
17 Dec 2018
Pawel Pawlikowski’s film about a long-running love story in Soviet-era Poland won best film and best actress. The best comedy award went to another Cold War film, the UK's 'The Death of Stalin.'
22 Nov 2018
Hal Brands, professor of global affairs at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), reacts to the U.S. accusing China of continuing a state-backed campaign of intellectual property theft.
21 Oct 2018
President Donald Trump said Washington will exit a Cold-War era treaty that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons due to Russian violations, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow.
4 Sep 2018
Relations between Russia and the West hit such a low point this year that some saw a new Cold War in the making. So it might come as a surprise to hear that Russians view America more favorably than they have in years, as DW's Miodrag Soric learned.
18 Mar 2018
This week saw the UK announce the largest expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War. This was a repercussion following a nerve agent attack on British soil, believed to be commanded by Russia.

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