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Israel-Hamas war: G20 backs two-state solution

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 21:25
Foreign ministers from the world's biggest economies have given their support to a two-state solution to the conflict. Meanwhile, Israeli strikes on Rafah have destroyed a mosque and several homes. DW has more.

Germany's Scholz backs Dutch PM Rutte as next NATO chief

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 20:22
The leaders of the US and UK have also given their support to the Dutch prime minister, who is seeking to head NATO after Jens Stoltenberg steps down in October.

Can Yulia Navalnaya unite the Russian opposition?

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 19:49
The widow of Alexei Navalny, who died last week in a Russian penal colony, has said she will carry on her husband's work. Observers think she can be a unifying figure both in and out of Russia.

Navalny's mother says she's seen son's body

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 19:32
Lyudmila Navalnaya says she was shown her son's body after days of being barred from the morgue. But she accuses Russian authorities of pressuring her to have a secret funeral.

Ukraine updates: UN decries 'horrific human cost' of war

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 18:39
The United Nations says Russia's war in Ukraine has inflicted immense suffering that will echo through the generations. Meanwhile, Denmark has committed to supporting Kyiv militarily for the next decade. DW has more.

The man who revealed the flaws of German colonial ambitions

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 18:18
Quane Martin Dibobe was brought to Germany to increase enthusiasm for colonialism. But he would become a pioneering human rights activist who challenged Germany's exploitative relationship with its colonies.

China: Several dead after ship hits bridge in Guangzhou

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 18:11
Part of the bridge, which had to be refortified in 2022 amid safety concerns, collapsed. It is located on the Hongqili Waterway in a key industrial area.

Dutch PM Mark Rutte gets US, UK backing to lead NATO

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 18:08
Jens Stoltenberg steps down as NATO chief in October. To be elected his replacement, Rutte would need the support of all 31 members of the military alliance.

Germany's recession fears: Economic outlook is grim

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 17:50
The German government's annual economic report is bleak. Any hopes that things might pick up again in 2024 have vanished into thin air.

Germany seeks a strategy to combat recession

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 17:50
The German government's annual economic report is bleak. Any hopes that things might pick up again in 2024 have vanished into thin air. Companies and citizens are feeling uneasy.

Why Rwanda supports M23 rebels in DR Congo's conflict

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 16:55
Fierce battles between Congolese troops and the M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo have intensified regional tensions. Experts say it points to worsening relations between Kigali and Kinshasa.

Cellular outage disrupts phone service across the US

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 16:51
Thousands of AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Verizon, T-Mobile and other users saw their phones in SOS mode only, but the reason behind the outages is unclear.

Germany's Bundestag votes against Taurus missiles to Ukraine

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 16:48
Lawmakers have rejected an opposition motion to deliver cruise missiles to Ukraine, but backed another motion to send Kyiv "necessary long-range weapons systems."

German union announces more public transport strikes

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 16:00
Local trams and buses will not run during parts of next week across Germany. The main walkout day will be March 1, to coincide with a climate strike event planned by environmentalist group Fridays for Future.

Ukraine: How the war is poisoning the environment

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 15:13
Russia's Ukraine war is not only taking a toll on people's lives, it's also been devastating for the environment — the long-term effects are hard to judge.

Israel-Hamas war: More Rafah strikes as truce talks underway

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 15:03
Israel has carried out overnight airstrikes on Rafah, where some 1.4 millon Palestinians have sought refuge. An Israeli minister sees signs of new cease-fire talks that could bring a pause to the war. DW has more.

Empty US offices cause headache for German bank

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 15:01
A German bank is making negative headlines for its investments in US commercial property. While many European banks have avoided these assets on a grand scale, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has embraced them. What comes next?

How is Myanmar's civil war impacting Bangladesh?

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 14:58
Fighting between Myanmar's junta and rebel groups in Rakhine state is growing more intense. Neighboring Bangladesh may soon need to reach out to rebels on security and refugee issues.

Ukrainian refugees in Germany: Why few work for a living

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 13:52
After Russia began its full-fledged war on Ukraine two years ago, more than a million Ukrainians fled to Germany. But very few of them are active in the labor market.

German police arrest suspect after Wuppertal school attack

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 12:44
Police have arrested a suspect after several pupils were injured at a school in the western German city of Wuppertal.

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