7 Dec 2021
The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
5 Aug 2020
Kevin Kühnert, the 31-year-old rising star of Germany's Social Democrats, plans to leave the party's junior wing and run for a Berlin seat in the German Bundestag next year. The chances are his ambitions don't end there.
5 Jan 2020
Legal resistance to wind farms has become more common in Germany as the country switches to renewable energy. The Social Democrats have suggested direct financial compensation for those who live near a windmill.
15 Dec 2019
Although an immediate end to the coalition with Merkel's conservatives is off the table, the SPD must still decide which direction to take — and how far left it wants to go — after a series of brutal electoral losses.
21 Feb 2018
Germany's Social Democrats have launched a critical internal vote on whether to enter another grand coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives.
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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa, who delivered the keynote address at this year's DW Global Media Forum in Bonn, has been at the forefront of the campaign against fake news and disinformation in the Philippines.
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In less than a decade, India's digital penetration has more than doubled to reach over 50 percent of its 1.3 billion residents. It's all part of PM Narendra Modi's ambitious plan to turn the country into a trillion-dollar digital economy.
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It's been one year since Myanmar's military toppled the democratically elected government and launched a brutal crackdown on popular protest. DW spoke with Dr. Sasa, a spokesman for Myanmar's government-in-exile, about how the opposition plans to restore democratic rule.
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Three years into Lebanon's devastating financial collapse, some 80 percent of the population is now living below the poverty line. The situation is driving more and more people to risk their lives on the open seas.
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A Russian-installed official in the Ukrainian city of Kherson says Russian forces who have conceded swaths of territory are "regrouping." Kyiv claims gains in three of the four regions Moscow says it has now annexed.