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17 Jul
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi are in Kyiv for their first visit to Ukraine since the Russian invasion. Kyiv has been making increasingly urgent calls for more military support.
13 Jul
In the first of 16 summer town hall-style events, the German chancellor received praise and even admiration though his answers to citizens’ questions offered little substance. Criticism only came from afar.
18 Jun
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, along with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, decried Russia's attacks during their joint trip to Ukraine.
18 Jun
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz was under pressure in Kyiv for his reluctance to deliver heavy weapons. In the end, Ukraine's EU membership candidacy took center stage and made his train trip a success.
13 Jun
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has called on Bulgaria to withdraw its objection to North Macedonia joining the EU. The West Balkan nation was given the nod to start accession talks two years ago but progress has stalled.
11 Jun
In his address at the digital festival, Chancellor Olaf Scholz spoke about the challenges facing the digital world. He also promised to defend online democracy while also trimming German bureaucracy.
24 May
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is in Niger, continuing a three-country tour of Africa. One of the main motivations is that Germany is interested in new sources of energy. We get analysis from Dr. Douglas Yates of the American Graduate School in Paris. Also, as Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is sworn in as president of Somalia, we take a look at the challenges ahead for him. Elsewhere, it's been a year since the explosion of Mount Nyiragongo near Goma in eastern DR Congo, with many still homeless as a result.
22 May
In a blow to Chancellor Olaf Scholz's SPD party, voters backed the conservatives, CDU, in an election Germany's most populous state. The Greens meanwhile more than doubled the number of votes they received.
7 May
The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin. Leaders voiced optimism at the prospect of both joining the European Union.
3 May
India's Narendra Modi and Germany's Olaf Scholz did not take reporters' questions following their talks in Berlin, reportedly at the insistence of the Indian prime minister.
30 Apr
On a visit to Japan, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has lauded Tokyo's support for Ukraine in the face of Russia's attack. He also stressed close German-Japanese ties.
26 Mar
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz reiterated a plan to bolster defense spending while pledging to take on more refugees. "We are standing before a monumental challenge," he said.

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