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North Korea preparing for first nuclear test since 2017

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North Korea is preparing for its first nuclear test since 2017, according to the United Nations. Most recently,...

Scotland submits plans for independence referendum to court

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The Scottish government is having its plans for a new independence referendum reviewed for legality by the UK Supreme...

US President Biden arrives in Brussels for NATO and EU summits

U.S. President Joe Biden will travel to Brussels next week Thursday for a special NATO summit. The White House said...

Will Qatar step in if Russia turns off the gas?

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There is still enough gas to get us through the rest of the winter, even if Russia turns off the gas tap in response to...

America won't let China play the role of benefactor

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Angela Merkel did not even try to mask her recent disagreement with the U.S. government: "I believe that we need the...

Controversial Indian Farm Bills Explained

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In light of the increasingly destabilising protests by farmers in India, theConsulate General of India in Munich, has...

Raila Odinga - 5 intriguing facts you never knew

Raila Odinga
Raila Odinga is an outstanding personality in Kenyan politics, the party leader for Cord, and former Kenyan Prime...

The Role of the Third Sector in Health Service Provision in Africa

African healthcare in the spotlight
The Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) have been fully implemented in most African countries since 1987. They aimed...

African Health Sector under stress

Child mortality is improving in African nations
Africa has a variety of problems, fortunes and misfortunes but now the most pressing one that needs urgent attention and...

Independence referendums since 1957

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"Should Scotland be an independent country?" 4.3 million Scots answered this question yesterday after months of...

Pakistan goes to key elections

Pakistan elections can be violent affairs
For the first time in Pakistan's 66-year-history, the South Asian nation which is a key ally in the US war on terror, goes...

Germany leads the way in Syrian refugee resettlement

Germany first in Syria refugees resettlement
In the free world there exists a tradition on welcoming refugees from war, revolutions or civil conflicts. The Syria Civil...

Looking Back and Forth at Cyprus

As the Eurozone crisis widened to include Cyprus, it revealed Europe is not out of the woods yet. Russia was quick to...

Germans and Climate Change

With its Energiewende (energy transition) Germany has, in the last decade, advanced policy initiatives that have shaken up...

A vote for emigrants?

The right to vote is the fundamental tenet of democracy. Through one's ballot, a citizen is transformed into a politically...

Weakening Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage

With support for Chancellor Merkel's official opposition to the legalisation of gay marriage exceedingly low amongst the...

Where Are The Evangelists?

Over a half-century ago, in the immediate aftermath of World War Two, the Christian Democratic Union was founded in...

Anti-Euro Party Makes Its Official Debut

Alternative For Germany
The Alternative For Germany party, which opposes the existence of the Euro currency, made its official opening debut over...

£8000 Relic of Munich Tragedy

The Munich Clock, on the South-East corner of Old Trafford --munichFOTO/Wiki
A citizen of Manchester is set to collect £8000 for copies of the programme of a Manchester United football match planned...

Syrian President: Regime Change Will Bring Chaos

Bashar Al-Assad, the President of Syria, remains defiant
With resistance to his regime mounting and more blood spilling onto the streets of Syria, President Bashar Al Assad seems...
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Large majority votes for new constitution in Tunisia

Tunisia's President Kais Saied has expanded his power with a new constitution, adding to worries about an impending end to...
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Russia and Ukraine apparently reach grain agreement

In the conflict over the blockade of grain exports from Ukraine, UN Secretary General António Guterres, Turkish President...
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NATO significantly expands rapid reaction force to 300,000 soldiers

In response to Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine , NATO will rebuild its defenses and increase the number of its...
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China and Russia want to move even closer together economically

The U.S. has criticized China for announcing increased cooperation with Russia. "China claims to be neutral, but its...

Putin sees no requirement for martial law in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin currently sees no preconditions for declaring martial law in Russia. Such a situation...

Russia must be excluded from Swift payment system

For a few days now, everyone has been talking about an abbreviation: Swift. The international payment system Swift is used...

Russian President Putin declares war on Ukraine

Vladimir Putin has declared war on Kiev. "We seek the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine," the Russian...

EU leaders announce tough sanctions package against Russia

EU leaders have announced a tough sanctions package against Russia. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said...

President Vladimir Putin is still playing games

Vladimir Putin is becoming a real enigma with each additional year of his already lavish term in office (21 years). The...
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Laschet, not Söder, CDU candidate for Chancellor

Following his selection as candidate for chancellor, Armin Laschet calls on the CDU/CSU to unite in the election campaign....

Let us Gear up the Battle Againgst TB among Children!

The state of health centers in many developing countries is appalling. This is upsetting because it renders the recent...

Researchers and HIV Santuaries Need Smart Innovations For AIDS Eradication

HIV/AIDS has had a devastating impact on the socio-economic growth of the world in the last three decades, leading to the...
Recep Tayyip Erdo?an

Erdogan's power lust puts him ahead of Turkey

The Turkish military's attempt last year to overthrow the government of strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had...

Delivering Better Maternal Care to the World

Maternal mortality is a global problem and it needs a global solution, therefore a collective action is very vital and...

The Climate Change Discourse is Here - Action is Vital and Urgent

As the planet warns further, heat-waves and other weather extremes that today occur once in hundreds of years, if ever,...
Is democracy being hijacked by the ruling elite

Battle of the Dynasties (And the Other Guy)

As the US elections are gearing up again for the coming year, both the Democratic and Republican caucuses are in the final...
Mobiles good for banking?

Banking Without Boundaries

Almost two decades ago Bill Gates, one of the founders of Microsoft, famously dismissed retail banks as "dinosaurs"....
Stefan and Martina

Spies, memories and the Wall

East German spies from the infamous "Staatssicherheit", or Stasi in short, kept snooping on Stefan Rudolph's father, a...
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Increasing foreign fighters at Syria conflict

  Acording to CNN estimations up to 11,000 foreigners have travelled to Syria to take up arms agains Bashar Al Assad's...
Over 300,000 students making their way to Germany

Quarter of a million students descend on Germany

Most of the incoming 300,000 students prefer not to leave the country once they have finished their studies. For Education...
No end in sight to Syrian conflict

As Syrian conflict continues, neighbors become increasingly involved

As the Syrian conflict continues to rage, international tension in the region is reaching yet another high point. Israel...
Statista chart shows the results of the poll conducted by Pew Research Center

Ukrainian majority want a single state

According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center and published by Statista, the Statistics portal, an...
Finally, a minimum wage for Germany

Germany's first minimum wage - 8.50 Eur

Germany's first ever legislation for a minimum wage has been set by Chancellor Angela Merkel at 8.50 euros an hour (£7;...
GOP has a reputation to maintain

Republican Shenanigans, it's Democracy Stupid!

Carl von Clausewitz, a German soldier, once said, "War is politics by other means." But many in the United States (US)...

Paraguay Goes to the Polls

Paraguay heads to the polls for presidential and parliamentary elections today, after five years of Leftist...

Gun Control Debate to Take A Backseat

The turbulent gun control debate in th US is nearing an end as the senate and lawmakers move on. The broad spectrum of...

FDP Calls for More Security Following Boston Bombings

Once again a terroristic attack on American soil draws consequences around the world. Following the wake of the recent...

Bavarian parliament under pressure to cease nepotism

The Bavarian State Parliament is turning up the pressure on those accused of nepotism within the government...

An Alternative for Germany

Euro-skeptic political parties have been far from uncommon over the last half-decade. Finland, Greece and Britain have...

Cyprus Highlight Cracks In European Unity

The rapidly developing story of Cyprus' bailout left much of Europe's media speculative and unsure as to how the crisis...

French German Relations Under Strain

France and Germany, whose relationship lies at the core of the EU, have seen fraying diplomatic ties recently as policy...

Eye on the Phillipines

Tensions in the South China Sea have come to the surface in the wake of the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman. Philippino...

Boston bombing painfully carves itself onto national memory

As charges are being prepared by prosecutors and the Boston police are still celebrating their effective action, the city...
Merkel Does U-Turn On Women's Quota

Merkel Commits to a Women's Quota

After a significant internal dispute over the issue, the CDU is going to adopt a commitment to setting up quotas for women...
U.S. Secretary of State in Beijing

China and the U.S. to Work Together on Cyber Security

China and the United States have agreed to work together to ensure cyber security. In a landmark move after months of...
Fakhrul Islam, secular politician killed this week by the Taliban

Secularist Politician Killed by Taliban

A secularist candidate in the Pakistani elections has been killed by the Taliban. Fakhrul Islam was killed was killed on...
Tomislav Nikolic is the incumbent President of Serbia

Serbia Rejects EU-Brokered Deal

Today, the Serbian government rejected an EU-brokered deal regarding the status of Serbians living in Kosovo. The...
The existing controversial mosque in Sendling --munichFOTO/Wiki

Anti-Islamic Protest in Central Munich

The "Civil Rights Party for More Freedom and Democracy" today held a petition in central Munich against the opening of a...
North Korean military warns foreigners to evacuate. --munichFOTO/Wiki

North Korea Warns Foreigners to Evacuate South Korea

North Korea has warned all foreigners to leave South Korea by the 10th of April. The North has warned foreign companies...

A Recovery To Think About

In 2008, Iceland's three largest banks collapsed, its economy faltered, their currency collapsed and its international...