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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Challenge Germany and Canada

Today the Montreal Chamber of Commerce presented the conference “Together and the Challenges of Our Times” with Canada’s Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly and German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock from Germany to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the war’s implications…

“The policy of the USA has always been to prevent Germany and Russia from cooperating more closely”

Historical, political and economic background of the Ukraine war Interview by Thomas Kaiser with Jacques Baud Jacques Baud holds a master’s degree in Econometrics and a postgraduate degree in International Security from the Graduate Institute of International Relations in Geneva…

US-German gas trade war: the US trap

Let’s face it: if the price of gas is rising, if families can’t pay their bills, if industries are being forced to close down, if we are living this nightmare today, it is because of a trade war that the…

A strong signal to combat climate change ahead of the German elections

A new government will be elected in Germany on September 26th of this year. Chancellor Merkel is retiring and this election is generally seen as a directional decision for the republic’s further path. This applies in particular to concrete measures…

We must refuse the Europeanization of French deterrence through the FCAS

· Mounir Satouri (Greens/EFA, EELV) · Jordi Solé i Ferrando (Greens/EFA, Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya) · Diana Riba i Giner (Greens/EFA, Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya) · Özlem Demirel (GUE, Die Linke)   Germany, Spain and France have entered, these past few…

Europe’s Economy Shrinks in First Quarter, Germany Takes a Hit

Figures announced Thursday showed the US economy grew 1.6% during the first quarter. Europe’s economy shrank 0.6% in the first three months of the year as slow vaccine rollouts and extended lockdowns delayed a hoped-for recovery – and underlined how…

Germany Court Sides with Youth Climate Activists in Historic Ruling

Germany’s highest court has ruled the government must expand its efforts to reduce carbon emissions in order to protect future generations. The ruling came in a lawsuit brought by a group of youth climate activists, including Sophie Backsen. Sophie Backsen:…

Freedom of assembly in Germany: Protected, but regulated

Germany has strict laws protecting freedom of assembly — but also strong regulations on how it may be implemented. DW explains what is allowed and what is against the law. Germany has a long history of protecting people’s right to…

Germany may not give the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to over-65s, but that doesn’t mean it won’t work

The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has been receiving a lot of attention recently. The EU has been dissatisfied with production hold-ups, while the German health ministry has raised questions over its efficacy in older age groups. As a result, Stiko – the…

The Germany-Wide Day of Action on 5 December 2020 – a Prelude to Further Joint Engagement

“Disarmament Instead of Rearmament”: The Germany-Wide Day of Action on 5 December 2020 – a Prelude to Further Joint Engagement With more than 100 events and several thousand participants, the day of action and protest organized by the Abrüsten statt…

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