Daylight Saving Time 2024: Navigating the Clock Adjustment Weekend

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Biannual uncertainty arises for many individuals as the question lingers: Should the clock be set forward or backward this...

Germany Achieves Lowest CO2 Emissions Since the 1950s

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Germany witnessed a substantial decline in its CO2 emissions last year, marking a notable achievement in its environmental...

NASA's Webb Telescope Reveals Carbon-Bearing Molecules on Exoplanet K2-18 b

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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has made a groundbreaking discovery on the exoplanet K2-18 b, a celestial body 8.6 times...

Germany Plans New Agreements with Six Countries to Address Labor Shortage

In response to the ongoing nationwide labor shortage and the need to tackle illegal immigration, the German government has...

Last Generation irk all generations with disruption campaign

After the airport blockades on Thursday, members of the "Last Generation" disrupted road traffic nationwide on Friday....

Reform to German immigration laws

The German parliament recently approved a new law that will simplify the employment search process for non-EU nationals...

Italy blocks ChatGPT

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Italy's data protection authority has blocked the artificial intelligence-based chatbot ChatGPT because it violates data...

Oil spill spreads off Philippines

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After an oil tanker sank off the Philippines, a huge oil slick has spread off the coast of Oriental Mindoro province south...

Energy generation emits more carbon dioxide than ever before

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) is calling for more speed in the energy transition as global carbon dioxide...

North Korea apparently fires missile into open sea

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North Korea has fired a suspected long-range missile at the Sea of Japan, according to the South Korean military. The...

Rescuers free more survivors in earthquake zone

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Seven days after the devastating earthquake in the Turkish-Syrian border region with tens of thousands of dead, survivors...

More than 1,500 dead - another tremor at noon

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Heavy earthquakes in Turkey on the border with Syria have killed more than 1,500 people in both countries, and thousands...

Google parent Alphabet cuts around 12,000 jobs

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Google parent Alphabet is set to become the next tech industry heavyweight to cut thousands of jobs, according to media...

Tank deliveries to Ukraine

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The Greens and FDP are putting pressure on Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) to supply Ukraine with Leopard main battle tanks...

Iran acquires four used Airbus aircraft

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Iran has received four used passenger aircraft to replace planes in its aging fleet, despite sanctions in place. Iran's...

US fears migrant rush from Mexico

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The mayor of the Texas border city of El Paso is a member of U.S. President Joe Biden's Democratic Party. Oscar Leeser is...

British and Americans warn against new arms deliveries to Russia

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The United States and Great Britain have unanimously warned against new arms deliveries from Iran to Russia. Washington...

Earthquakes shake Greece

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Several quakes shook parts of Greece on Tuesday morning. The strongest earthquake had a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter...

Earthquake of magnitude 5 shakes island nation of Indonesia

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After an earthquake on the Indonesian island of Java, the number of dead has risen to at least 56. This was announced by...

Old-age poverty is increasing

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More and more people in Brandenburg are dependent on social welfare. In June of this year, there were 27,380 women and...

Apple Vision Pro Welcomes TikTok Integration

In a significant stride within the realm of mixed reality headsets, Apple's latest flagship, the Apple Vision Pro, has...
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China Unveils Fifth Antarctic Station: A Hub for Scientific Exploration

In a significant move for polar research, China inaugurated its fifth Antarctic station near the Ross Sea on Wednesday....
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2023 is Record-Breaking Warmest Year Globally

In a recent announcement by the EU climate change service Copernicus, it has been projected that the ongoing year will go...

Blockchain Revolutionizes Microfinance, Paving the Way for Financial Inclusion

Blockchain technology is making waves in the world of microfinance, ushering in an era of unprecedented financial...

Technical University of Munich to Reinstate Tuition Fees for Non-EU Students

A decade after the Free State of Bavaria abolished general tuition fees, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is set...

The Paradox of Selective Awareness: "Woke" Businesses and Unfounded Discrimination

In recent times, the term "woke" has gained prominence, signifying an increased awareness and sensitivity towards social...

Shortage of 400,000 Workers Expected in Bavaria by 2035

A new study has revealed that Bavaria will face a shortage of 400,000 workers by the year 2035, according to recent...

Munich and Berlin: Among the Top 10 Best Student Cities in the World

Germany's vibrant academic landscape continues to attract international attention, with two of its cities, Munich and...

Swimming in Germany, Top Marks for Bavarian Lakes

Bavarian Prime Minister Söder, together with Health Minister Klaus Holetschek (both CSU) and the President of the State...

Microsoft opens new Experience Center EMEA

Microsoft this week inaugurated its brand-new Experience Center EMEA in Munich. Here, customers and partners can learn...

US tourist murdered at Neuschwanstein

An American woman was killed after being thrown more than 160 feet into a ravine by a man who had allegedly sexually...
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Finland joins NATO

Finland became the 31st member country to join NATO on Tuesday. Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto presented U.S. Secretary...
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EU imposes new sanctions on Iran

The European Union has tightened its sanctions against Iran for the third time since the beginning of the year. EU foreign...
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Twitter wants to disclose tweet recommendation software

Twitter owner Elon Musk apparently wants to make good on his promise to ensure greater transparency in tweet...
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More green hydrogen from Africa for Germany

The largest investment with German participation for the production of "green" hydrogen in Africa is planned in...
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In Germany, 23 percent of the population has immigrated since 1950

In 2021, 14.2 million people who have immigrated since 1950 will live in Germany. This was announced by the Federal...
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Almost 9 percent inflation in Germany

The inflation rate in Germany was 8.7 percent in February. This was announced by the Federal Statistical Office in...
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Planned labor migration: Germany is courting skilled workers in Ghana

Germany wants to recruit more skilled workers from Ghana. During their visit to the West African country, Federal...
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Cyberattacks in NATO countries quadrupled within two years

Russian cyberattacks in NATO countries quadrupled last year compared to 2020, according to the Google search engine. In...
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Ukrainian population in Germany increased more than sevenfold

After the Russian attack, about 1.1 million Ukrainians came to Germany last year. Slightly more than two-thirds immigrated...

Turkish Airlines transports tons of supplies from BER

Tons of relief goods for the people affected by the earthquake in Turkey will be flown out these days also from the...
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New Zealand retrieves three tons of cocaine from the Pacific Ocean

New Zealand authorities have landed a find of more than three tons of cocaine from the Pacific Ocean. The drug was...
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Russian petroleum: EU agrees on price cap

EU member states have agreed on price caps for Russian petroleum products. "EU ambassadors today approved the price caps...
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South Korea expects low growth

For the first time since spring 2020, the Korean economy contracted at year-end 2022. Real gross domestic product fell by...
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Biden declares weather emergency for California

U.S. President Joe Biden has declared a state of emergency in the state of California because of the ongoing winter...
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Apple apparently wants to bring Macs with touchscreens to market

Apple could launch Mac computers with a touchscreen in a departure from its previous strategy, according to a media...
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Germany officially rejects reparation claims from Poland

With regard to Polish claims for reparations for losses suffered during World War II, Poland says it has received a formal...
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North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea

North Korea has again conducted weapons tests shortly before the end of the year, according to information from Seoul....
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Russia and Iran use new trade route

Russia and Iran are building a new transcontinental trade route that stretches from the eastern edge of Europe to the...
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Taiwan wants to expand cooperation with Europe

Taiwan wants to expand its cooperation with the European Union. President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday at a meeting with...
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New Zealand bans smoking for future generations

New Zealand wants to ban smoking by law for future generations. The parliament in the capital Wellington passed a...
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USA apparently want to deliver Patriot air defense system

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy expressed his gratitude for the emergency winter aid for his country initiated at...
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Croatia joins the Schengen area without border controls

The way is clear for Croatia to join the Schengen area without border controls. This was agreed by the responsible...
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Chinese and Russian aircraft penetrated air defense zone

Two Chinese and six Russian fighter jets entered South Korea's airspace surveillance zone Wednesday, according to Seoul....
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USA bans new Huawei smartphones

"Unacceptable risk to national security": The U.S. telecommunications regulator FCC sees a risk of espionage in Huawei and...
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Immigration record in Great Britain

The latest immigration statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have the British government reviewing visa...
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EU decides on new sanctions against Iran

The EU is imposing new sanctions because of the serious human rights violations in Iran. At a meeting in Brussels on...
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North Korea fires 80 artillery shells

North Korea fired numerous artillery shells Friday night. The South Korean military said it detected the first of about 80...

Accommodation for refugees in Berlin

The Berlin Senate has set itself a goal: Conditions like those that prevailed in the city in 2015 are to be avoided at all...
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Bundeswehr general warns of attacks on infrastructure and cyber attacks

Bundeswehr General Carsten Breuer has warned of possible attacks on Germany's critical infrastructure. "Every substation,...