Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz is on a trip to Africa. His destinations there include Senegal, Niger and South Africa. His first talks could be about new gas cooperation.
Arms deliveries to Ukraine are to continue "for as long as necessary". That is the conclusion of the G7 meeting on the Baltic coast. In the afternoon, a NATO summit took place in Berlin.
For the second time, Catholic priests blessed queer couples in a nationwide action on Tuesday - against the will of the Vatican. The blessings could soon even be officially permitted in Germany.
A hooded protest in a church suddenly made her famous. Ten years later, the Russian punk band Pussy Riot is still fighting Putin. The musicians kicked off their European tour in Berlin.
Germany is moving ahead with its military aid to Ukraine. Ukrainian soldiers landed in Rhineland-Palatinate on Tuesday for training on what is currently probably the most modern artillery system.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy received German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in Kyiv and thanked her for supporting the country in the war against Russia.
A Ukrainian woman living in Germany, together with Ukrainian refugees and many German friends and supporters, is organising help for a Ukrainian orphanage, near Ushhorod, in the Carpathians.
The commemoration of the end of World War II in Europe is overshadowed this time because Russia is at war in Europe.
Germany is trying to become independent of Russian natural gas in record time. The magic word is liquefied natural gas, for which several import terminals are to be built.
Matthias Maurer spent almost six months on the ISS. Now his return to Earth has begun. The journey in a "Crew Dragon" capsule will take just under 24 hours.
On Tuesday, the Federal Cabinet met at Schloss Meseberg north of Berlin for a two-day closed meeting. The Ukraine war and its consequences are the central topic.