Continued operation of the two nuclear power plants in Bavaria and Baden-Wuerttemberg beyond 2022 is becoming increasingly likely. Economics Minister Habeck has now announced that all precautions would be taken for this scenario.
Step by step, Germany wants to end its dependence on Russian gas. Now Chancellor Scholz can win the United Arab Emirates as a partner. However, the planned first delivery via the LNG terminal near Hamburg is still small.
In addition to supplying weapons, accepting Russian conscientious objectors in Germany would certainly be one way to support Ukraine in its defensive struggle. But this is not quite as simple as it seems at first glance.
Olaf Scholz's first speech to the United Nations has one addressee in particular: Vladimir Putin. The chancellor denounces Russian imperialism and demands punishment for war crimes: "We will hold the murderers accountable."
The federal government has launched what is probably its biggest social reform, the so-called citizen's money (Bürgergeld). In the future, the state is to meet the unemployed and the needy more on an equal footing.
Many weeks have passed since Chancellor Scholz last spoke with Kremlin leader Putin. Since then, there have been numerous dramatic developments in the war zone. In a recent phone call, Scholz is now pushing for a diplomatic solution.
Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has visited Kyiv for the second time. She has assured Ukraine of further assistance in the removal of mines in former combat zones.
"Rock on which modern Britain was built", "unique stateswoman", "role model and inspiration for millions": The Queen's death causes shock and mourning all over the world - also in Germany.
It took another night session after all: At noon on Saturday, the traffic light coalition started their negotiations on the third relief package, and about 18 hours later there was an agreement.
Adapted vaccines are to provide better protection against infection with the current sub-variants of the corona virus in future. The European Medicines Agency EMA has now given the green light for two such vaccines. Vaccinations with these vaccines are to start quickly in Germany.
Mikhail Gorbachev - known as "Gorbi" - was one of the last living fathers of German unity. Now the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who fought to the end for democratic freedoms in Russia, has died.
Shortly before the end of the 9-Euro-Ticket, Deutsche Bahn has drawn a positive balance. Around 26 million of the special journeys were sold through the company's channels alone.