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The world can rely on Germany, whatever happens in the country's upcoming general election, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has told the UN General Assembly.
As Germany stands on the brink of an election and the end of the Angela Merkel era, a stormy UN General Assembly raised fresh questions about its place in the world — and the depth of the challenges ahead.
Fake election posters, fabricated quotes or false claims about postal voting — a lot of fake news about Germany's upcoming federal election is circulating on social media. Some are easy to recognize, others are more subtle. Our fact check shows how to recognize the disinformation and what the parties are doing about it.
While German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been critical of China's human-rights record, trade ties between the two countries have grown stronger under her watch. DW's Richard Walker looks at the foreign-policy tightrope Merkel's successor will inherit.
Representatives from all seven of Germany's main parties have squared off in the final television debate. The matchup came three days before a vote whose outcome remains unpredictable.
Misbah Khan, a Green party candidate for the German federal parliament, talks to DW about her journey in German politics as a young female politician who was born abroad.
Looking back at Chancellor Angela Merkel's 16 years in office, senior economist Gabriel Felbermayr believes Germany would have achieved more if a series of global emergencies hadn't diverted attention and resources.
Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel had her hands full as she made a flying visit to a bird park. A group of Australian lorikeet parrots provided the perfect photo opportunity on the campaign trail.
The pope has said Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki should remain as Cologne’s archbishop, but accused him of big mistakes. The senior cleric was accused of protecting priests suspected of sexual abuse.
The 3 million young people who will vote in Germany for the first time ever this Sunday can barely remember a world before Chancellor Angela Merkel. And it seems they are eager for change.
There can be no more "faits accomplis" by the US in light of the submarine row with France, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has told DW. He called the US decision on the AUKUS pact "sobering" for European allies.
Despite diplomatic protests from a number of Latin American countries, an auction of pre-Columbian art went ahead in Germany this week. Here's a selection of artworks for sale — all legal, says the auction house.
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The timely film, which portrays divisions in Afghan society, as well as the government's false claims, was screened at the Human Rights Film Festival Berlin.
Former US President Donald Trump first imposed the measure in March 2020. But the ban will soon be lifted for fully vaccinated people from the European Union and the United Kingdom.
A referendum proposing that authorities in Berlin seize and take into public ownership more than 200,000 homes could pass on September 26. But political and legal hurdles mean it may never become reality.
Thousands of demonstrators, including Greta Thunberg, marched in Germany to demand "no more excuses" from politicians as Germans prepare to head to the polls.
What's wrong with lighting up a joint ahead of the big game? Things aren't quite that simple when it comes to cannabis in competitive sports. The World Anti-Doping Agency is set to review its list of banned substances.
Auf Youtube und Instagram veröffentlichen auch rechte Influencer Bilder und Videos. Doch auf den ersten Blick ist oft nicht zu erkennen, dass damit Fremdenhass verbreitet werden soll.
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