DW's Jefferson Chase met up with MdB Jürgen Trittin (senior politician of the Greens, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Bundestag and a frequent visitor to the US) and spoke about the US pulling out of the UN Human Rights Council.
Remember the hope that Donald Trump would be mostly tough talk, but little action? At the halfway-mark of his first term it is time to acknowledge the huge impact he's already had — and wonder how much more could come.
After the win over heavyweights Saudi Arabia, tiny Qatar look a real threat in the knockout stages of the Asian Cup. The success of the 2022 World Cup hosts comes despite a regional trade blockade and power struggle.
German arms exports to Saudi Arabia and Turkey rose last year, eclipsing sales in 2017, despite public criticism. The trend follows a question in parliament submitted by the opposition Left party.
Speaking at a news conference in Doha, Mike Pompeo argued that the spat between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain should end. Pompeo has flown on to Saudi Arabia.
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