After the change of power in Brazil, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz wants to open a new chapter in relations with the largest and most populous country in Latin America. As a thank-you, there was a hug.
For more than 20 years, the EU and the South American confederation Mercosur have been negotiating a free trade agreement. Chancellor Scholz wants to promote this during his trip to Latin America.
The Bundestag commemorates the victims of nationalism with an emotional hour of remembrance.
In a first step, Germany wants to deliver 14 Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks from the Bundeswehr stocks to Ukraine. Vice-Chancellor Habeck calls the decision "absolutely logical".
After a missile strike on Polish territory last November, Germany promised its neighbour Poland that German Patriot missile defence systems would be moved to Poland. Now they are on their way.
An aid organisation and other sponsors donate more than 700 field stoves to Ukraine and Moldova. The handling is uncomplicated. How did the idea come about?
The German Development Minister Svenja Schulze travelled to the city of Odessa in the south of Ukraine. She got a first-hand impression of the reconstruction measures and pledged further financial support.
The last movement had been postponed again by one day due to weather conditions - now the new skywalk over Rügen's steep coast is finally in position. But it will take a while until it opens.
The International Criminal Court in The Hague cannot prosecute Russia's President Putin for his war of aggression on Ukraine. Foreign Minister Baerbock wants to change that - and send an important signal to Moscow.
The compulsory mask requirement in local transport is already history in many federal states - the demands for an adjustment of the regulation in long-distance transport have been growing steadily. Now the Minister of Health is reacting.
In a secret action, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock travels to the Kharkiv region in eastern Ukraine, which was liberated in September. She also wants to send a signal to Moscow. "Kharkiv stands for the incredible perseverance and courage of the Ukrainians. In all parts of Ukraine, people should know that they can rely on our solidarity and support."
The Russian attack on neighboring Ukraine has led to the largest movement of refugees since World War II, according to the UN refugee agency UNHCR.