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U.S. wants to deliver anti-ship missiles to Ukraine

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According to insiders, the USA wants to provide Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles so that it can break the Russian...

EU expects 300 billion for independence from Russian energy

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According to the EU Commission, the European Union must invest up to 300 billion euros by 2030 in order to become...

Shortage of skilled workers in Germany reaches record level

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The shortage of skilled workers in Germany reached record levels in the first quarter of this year, despite the strains on...

Berlin hardly calls up funds for cycle path financing

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The federal government is donating a total of 657 million euros to the states for better bike paths. Berlin could get 30...

Real estate prices rise to record high

The price increase in the German real estate market continues with unchanged momentum. As reported by the Association of...

Inflation in Turkey rises to almost 70 percent

Inflation in Turkey continues to rise at a very high level. In April, consumer prices rose by almost 70 percent compared...

Low-income earners receive one-time payment of 200 euros

Recipients of social benefits are to receive a one-off payment of 200 euros in July due to the burden of the Corona...

European countries take action against high energy prices

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Since last fall, electricity and gas have been getting more and more expensive. Because of the Russian invasion of...

Euro exchange rate rises significantly

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Speculation of an imminent interest rate hike in the euro zone drove up the euro exchange rate on Thursday morning. One...

Authorities report more than 300 dead in South Africa

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The death toll from severe flooding in South Africa has risen to more than 300. By Wednesday evening, 306 deaths had been...

US inflation rate above eight percent for the first time in 40 years

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The last time prices rose as dramatically as they are now, a certain Ronald Reagan was reigning in Washington. Olivia...

Majority in Finland wants to join NATO

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Finnish President Sauli Niinistö assumes that his country will join NATO. Speaking to German journalists a day before...

US, UK and Australia want to jointly develop hypersonic weapons

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The United States, UK, and Australia plan to jointly develop hypersonic weapons. The trilateral cooperation is taking...

Can the U.S. meet liquefied natural gas demand?

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Managers of U.S. liquefied natural gas companies are meeting with representatives of German companies in Berlin at the end...

Lauterbach urges rapid containment of Corona wave

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Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach sees Germany again in a severe Corona wave and has urged the states to take...

Ukraine's President Zelensky combines national TV channels

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Selenskyj is having all Ukrainian television stations merged. This was reported by...

China denies help request from Moscow

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China has denied reports that Russia asked the Chinese government for military and economic assistance after the war in...

IMF and USA want to help Ukraine with several billions

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved $1.4 billion (1.27 billion euros) in emergency aid for Ukraine. "The...

Volunteer fighters move to Ukraine

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In the fight against Russian troops, Ukraine has called on volunteer fighters from abroad to join them. On Sunday - three...

Compulsory school attendance again from March 1

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The Senate agreed on Tuesday not to extend the suspension of compulsory attendance for Berlin schoolchildren, which has...
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Giffey pleads for faster naturalizations in Berlin

Berlin's governing mayor Franziska Giffey (SPD) has called for faster naturalization of people without German passports in...
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Weather service warns of extreme storms

Parts of Germany are threatened by severe thunderstorms on Thursday and Friday. Especially on Friday, according to the...
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Number of firearms in the USA has increased

The number of guns in private hands in the U.S. has increased sramatically over the past 20 years, according to a...
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Sweden's Foreign Minister has signed membership application

Sweden's Foreign Minister Ann Linde signed her country's NATO membership application on Tuesday. "Our NATO application is...
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Russian energy company stops deliveries to Finland

A Russian company that imports electricity to Finland has announced a supply stop at short notice. As the Helsinki-based...
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EU announces another 500 million euros for arms deliveries

The EU wants to provide a further 500 million euros for the supply of weapons and equipment to the Ukrainian armed forces....
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Bavarian siren tests at 11am today

At 11 a.m. today, sirens and warning apps in Bavaria will be tested for one minute to ensure they are working properly....
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Lots of sun in Berlin and Brandenburg - but drought causes problems

After several dry months now summery outdoor weather already at the beginning of May: Maximum temperatures of up to 28...
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G7 help Ukraine in cyberspace

Free data flow, sustainability and the framework conditions for digital technologies were actually the top topics for the...
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Alba Berlin enters the play-offs in first place

Games between Alba Berlin and the Basketball Löwen Braunschweig are not under a good star this year. In January, the...
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More than 30 million people for 2022 census starting May 15

Starting May 15, more than 30 million randomly selected people nationwide will be surveyed for the census. It consists of...
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Inflation in Germany rises to 7.4 percent in April

The exceptionally strong price increase continues. In April, the inflation rate in Germany reached 7.4 percent, as the...
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German government expects weaker economic growth

In view of the consequences of the war in Ukraine, the German government sees clear risks for the German economy. It...
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How the traffic light curves through budgetary law

Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) claims to have always thought through his decisions and statements and to formulate them very...

FDP against value-added tax relief for food

In the debate about rising food prices, the co-ruling FDP rejects a VAT exemption for certain products. Faction leader...
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Ukraine now has more tanks than Russia

The U.S. Department of Defense now considers the Ukrainian military to outnumber Russian forces in armored vehicles. Due...
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Transport in Berlin to become emission-free by 2037

Regional transport in Berlin and Brandenburg is to become completely emission-free by 2037. On Wednesday, Berlin's Senator...
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Germany prepares exchange of heavy weapons for Ukraine

The German government is preparing a ring swap for the delivery of heavy weapons to Ukraine. According to information...
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Ukraine war and pandemic - economic growth collapses

The five leading economic research institutes have significantly lowered their economic forecast for this year. They...
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Potatoes increase in price by 88 percent

Even before the start of the war in Ukraine, producers of agricultural products raised their prices more sharply than they...
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Baerbock promotes delivery of heavy weapons to Ukraine

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has spoken out in favor of supplying heavy weapons to Ukraine. "Ukraine needs...
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VELOBerlin in Tempelhof marks start of cycling season

After a two-year break due to the pandemic, around 200 exhibitors will present their products and services related to...
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Fear of price shock

A small group of demonstrators has gathered in front of the European Council, carrying Ukrainian flags and holding up a...
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Ukrainian refugees to be distributed in Germany

The federal and state governments want to facilitate a "swift and fair" distribution of refugees from Ukraine in Germany....
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Saudi Arabia announces ceasefire in Yemen during Ramadan

The Saudi-led military coalition active in Yemen has announced a ceasefire for the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan. "The...

Russia insists on ruble payments for gas supplies

Following the EU's widespread rejection of payment for gas supplies in rubles, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has...
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Berlin finally gets the first 200 e-charging lanterns

After a delay of several years, Berlin is converting streetlights in Steglitz-Zehlendorf and Marzahn-Hellersdorf into...
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Ministry of Transport wants to review decision on passenger car tolls

The Federal Ministry of Transport wants to consider an arbitration decision in the dispute over the failed passenger car...
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Coalition leaders agree on relief package

Due to rising prices, people in Germany are to receive one-off relief in the form of a flat-rate energy tax of 300 euros...
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Berlin builds 400 sirens

With the siren support program launched by the federal government, about 5000 sirens can be supported throughout Germany....
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Boeing 737 crashed with 132 people on board

A Chinese airplane with 132 people on board suddenly crashed from a great height in southern China. The Boeing 737 of...
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Habeck seeks alternatives to Putin's gas

In the shadow of the Ukraine war, Robert Habeck is on the road as a traveling salesman. The German government wants to...

Ukraine reports 35 dead in rocket fire near Polish border

A Russian attack on a military training area about 15 kilometers from the Polish border has killed 35 people and injured...
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North Korea tests new intercontinental ballistic missile system

North Korea has tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile system during missile launches in recent weeks, according...
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Evacuation of Mariupol fails again

The evacuation of the Russian-besieged port city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine has failed for the second day,...
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Germany delivers more anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine

Ukraine is to receive further weapons from German stocks to defend against air attacks. According to military sources, the...
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Brazil storm death toll rises to more than 200

After landslides and flooding as a result of heavy rain, the number of dead in the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro...
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30,000 Afghans are waiting for asylum decisions

Nearly 30,000 Afghan protection seekers are waiting for their asylum applications to be processed in Germany, including...

USA imposes sanctions on Russia

U.S. President Joe Biden continues to anticipate a large-scale attack by Russia on the neighboring country following the...
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No signs of Russian troop withdrawal

NATO continues to have no credible indications of a withdrawal of Russian troops from the border area with Ukraine. "There...