Farewell visit to Washington: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Joe Biden have made a clear commitment to the transatlantic partnership.
The EU Commission wants no more petrol and diesel cars to be newly registered in Europe by the middle of the next decade.
Heavy rainfall has led to disastrous flooding in Germany. Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia have been hit worst, but Saxony and Bavaria are also affected.
The German development minister has been elected as the new head of UNIDO. He still needs to be formally confirmed before taking office in January.
During a visit to the Robert Koch Institute, the German chancellor speaks out in favour of vaccinations, but rejects compulsory vaccinations as in France.
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Normally, former US President George W. Bush does not give interviews. But he made an exception to talk of outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel, giving personal insights on her time in office and their relationship.
It’s a word that is always the subject of heated debate: "speed limit". The political parties have now adopted a stance. Will voters make their wishes clear in the autumn?
Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum thanked Merkel and Germany for becoming a major player in the area of security.
The aim of the mission is to train the armed forces so that they can counter threats from Islamist terrorist groups.
The German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) is calling for a massive expansion of wind energy in order to achieve the climate targets.
Germany and 15 other states are calling on the nuclear powers to take concrete steps towards disarmament. There has been some vague hope ever since the summit meeting between the USA and Russia.