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German Government

25 Jan
A prominent environmental group accused Berlin of failing to meet its own climate goals. It is asking for an emergency program to salvage the targets.
9 Dec
The Ukraine war has eaten up the Bundewehr's munitions stockpile, sparking concern among politicians and the military. Meanwhile, inflation is eating away at the €100 billion in extra military spending pledged by Berlin.
12 Nov
Finance Minister Christian Lindner, whose FDP party is losing ground in the polls, has once again raised the debate of fracking for natural gas. The proposal could crack the governing coalition, as well as the bedrock.
6 Nov
Political pressure at home and strict COVID-19 policies have caused many companies working in China to rethink how they do business. Is it still worth investing in the country? An interview with China expert Jacob Gunter.
5 Nov
Chancellor Olaf Scholz's government has firmed up its plans for addressing the energy crisis as the country heads into winter. The plans still need to win the approval of Germany's state leaders.
9 Apr 2022
Leaders are asking Russian speakers in Germany not to heed "the cynical and trivializing disinformation campagin led by Russian state media." The statement came a day after a pro-Russian rally in Berlin.
15 Sep 2020
Greek officials have threatened to make asylum conditional to resettlement in a new tent facility on the island of Lesbos. The German government has signaled its intention to take in more migrants in a "second step."
24 Jun 2020
In March, economic advisers to the German government expected coronavirus-caused lockdowns to last for only 5 weeks. On Tuesday, they had to drastically revise down their former growth forecast for the current year.
12 Jan 2020
The German government is working out a possible framework for opening Turkish schools in three German cities. DW dives into what that would look like in practice.
16 Nov 2019
The German government and car industry have agreed to increase joint subsidies for electric car buyers and extend the program to 2025. The news came as VW began production of its new all-electric vehicle.
30 Dec 2018
The German government is not keeping its promises of restricting arms exports to countries fighting in Yemen, a church organization has said. Arms firms are selling weapons to Saudi Arabia via foreign subsidiaries.

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The top human rights court in Europe has found Hungary guilty of violating the rights of a refugee who died in 2016. Hungary has one of the worst records on refugee protections in Europe.
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In East Jerusalem, locals are still coming to terms with the trauma of the attack that left seven people dead as they gathered to pray at a synagogue on January 27. That attack was followed by a second incident the following day, which injured two Israelis.
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The German government has approved additional deliveries of Leopard 1 battle tanks to Ukraine. Meanwhile, IOC condemns Ukraine's Olympic boycott threat. DW has the latest.
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Some social media users and media publications are using photos from a 2022 blast that claim to show the aftermath of the suicide bombing that killed at least 100 people in a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday. We tell you where these photos are really from in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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The International Olympic Committee are making plans to reintegrate Russia and Belarussian athletes. Polish sports minister Kamil Bortniczuk has claimed that up to 40 countries could boycott the 2024 Olympics in protest.
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