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What Lufthansa pilots ready to strike want

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In the middle of the peak vacation season, Lufthansa pilots have voted to take a tougher stance against their employer,...

China's lockdown drama continues: 264 million people affected by Corona measures

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For many months, it was something of an evening ritual in this country for the daily Corona figures to be recited on the...

New cars in the EU to be emission-free from 2035

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The EU countries want only climate-neutral new cars to be sold in the European Union from 2035. The ministers of the 27...

More than 1000 dead in Afghan earthquake

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The Afghan-Pakistan border region has been shaken by a violent earthquake. According to official figures, at least...

Bundeswehr general sees concrete military threat to Germany

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Senior Bundeswehr General Martin Schelleis has warned of serious military threats to Germany. "We are under acute threat...

Territory occupied by Russia corresponds to one third of Germany

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The war in Ukraine has been going on for almost a hundred days - and Russian troops hold large parts of Ukraine. "About 20...

G7 countries could save more gas than Russia exports

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The G7 countries could save more gas than Russia exports by 2025, according to a study. As the "Süddeutsche Zeitung"...

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...

G7 help Ukraine in cyberspace

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Free data flow, sustainability and the framework conditions for digital technologies were actually the top topics for the...

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...

Germany prepares exchange of heavy weapons for Ukraine

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The German government is preparing a ring swap for the delivery of heavy weapons to Ukraine. According to information...

Potatoes increase in price by 88 percent

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Even before the start of the war in Ukraine, producers of agricultural products raised their prices more sharply than they...

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...

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...

Lufthansa considers suspension of air traffic

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Lufthansa says it is closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine and is considering suspending flights. At the moment,...

British consider troop increase in Baltics and Poland

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In view of the Russian troop presence on the border with Ukraine, the British government is considering sending hundreds...

Second lava flow on La Palma could form new headland

A second lava flow could reach the sea on the Canary volcanic island of La Palma on Monday and form a new headland there....

Lava from Cumbre-Vieja volcano pours into the sea

Lava around 1,000 degrees from the volcano that erupted on the Spanish Canary island of La Palma just over a week ago...

Mediterranean countries fight against forest fires

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Thousands of firefighters continue to battle devastating wildfires in Greece, Turkey and Italy. In a massive fire in the...
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First ship with Ukrainian corn set sail from Odessa

For the first time since the beginning of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, a ship carrying grain has left...
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Severe earthquake shakes the Philippines

The north of the Philippines has been shaken by a violent earthquake. The Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of the...
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Germany expects heat wave of up to 40 degrees

For weeks, the southern countries of Europe have been suffering from drought and heat. A heat wave with highs of up to 40...
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Italy's government wants to decide drought emergency

Italy's government wants to decide on a state of emergency because of the severe drought in parts of the country. On...

Berlin risks blockade on climate protection

And the next hurdle is already looming: The reform of emissions trading, the EU's most important climate protection...
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U.S. Senate passes gun safety bill

The vote in the House of Congress on Thursday was 65 in favor and 33 against. Now the bill must pass the House of...

Zelensky pledges participation in G7 and NATO summits

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyyhas accepted the invitations to the G7 and NATO summits at the end of June....
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Germany approves armaments for 350 million euros

In the first good three months of the Ukraine war, the German government approved the delivery of weapons and other...

Up to 10,000 people in need of protection still waiting to leave Afghanistan

Ten months after the radical Islamic Taliban took power in Afghanistan, up to 10,000 people are still waiting to leave for...
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Missile tests day after military exercise by South Korea and the U.S.

Despite international sanctions, North Korea has again tested several ballistic missiles, according to South Korean...
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Biden calls for assault rifle ban and stricter gun rules

Following a series of deadly attacks with firearms, U.S. President Joe Biden has called for tougher gun laws and a ban on...
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Biden has modern missile systems delivered to Ukraine

The U.S. government is supplying Ukraine with modern multiple rocket launchers as part of a new security package to defend...
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U.S. wants to deliver anti-ship missiles to Ukraine

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

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...
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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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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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Euro exchange rate rises significantly

Speculation of an imminent interest rate hike in the euro zone drove up the euro exchange rate on Thursday morning. One...
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Authorities report more than 300 dead in South Africa

The death toll from severe flooding in South Africa has risen to more than 300. By Wednesday evening, 306 deaths had been...
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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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US inflation rate above eight percent for the first time in 40 years

The last time prices rose as dramatically as they are now, a certain Ronald Reagan was reigning in Washington. Olivia...
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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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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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US, UK and Australia want to jointly develop hypersonic weapons

The United States, UK, and Australia plan to jointly develop hypersonic weapons. The trilateral cooperation is taking...
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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...
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Storm "Zeynep" kills at least nine people in Europe

At least nine people lost their lives on Friday in Germany and other countries as a result of hurricane "Zeynep". In the...
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Russia accuses U.S. of targeted escalation

The deployment of 2,000 soldiers to Europe announced by the United States is further fueling the Ukraine conflict in the...
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Russia apparently continues troop buildup

The strength of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border has continued to increase "over the past 24 hours," according to...

Germany apparently stops arms exports to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Shomart Tokayev has discussed in a phone call with Russia's president how to calm the...
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UK struggles with new corona wave

The Corona pandemic has not yet been defeated in Great Britain either. To convey this message, British Prime Minister...
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Significantly more asylum applications in the EU

The number of asylum seekers in Europe has increased significantly, according to the EU's asylum agency. The reasons are a...
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EU to jointly purchase electricity and gas

There is no end to the soaring energy prices. In European wholesale, a megawatt hour of gas cost more than 90 euros at the...

Volcanic eruption on La Palma

On the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma, a volcano erupted on Sunday in the Cumbre Vieja area for the first time in 50...
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China and India wrestle over Afghanistan's mineral resources

The promising, threatening and haggling have begun. Americans and Europeans have packed their weapons and left, and now...
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Misinformation on Facebook slow down vaccination readiness

In the debate about how to deal with persistent vaccination refusers, the role of social networks such as Facebook,...

Tesla wants to open its charging stations to everyone

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is always good for a surprise. Now, in response to a request from an interested party, he has written...