As the G7 came to a close in Japan, the leaders of the world's major economies agreed that the world could face another major financial crisis if nothing is done to increase growth. Finding common ground on the best solution is another matter.
The head of Environmental Action Germany has called the results from the country's recent diesel summit "Mickey Mouse policies." His consumer organization is going to court in an effort to enforce driving bans.
German car makers "gambled away" public trust by manipulating emissions values in their diesel cars, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a Dortmund campaign speech. She added that honesty is part of the economy.
German carmakers risk falling behind when it comes to electric vehicle technology, chancellor candidate Martin Schulz has warned. The SPD leader said carmakers they can no longer afford to be "arrogant."
The G20 summit is underway in Hamburg amid a citywide shutdown and widespread protests. Chancellor Angela Merkel urged leaders to show unity on climate change, trade and migration. Follow DW's live updates here.
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