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Significantly less cargo in Russian ports

According to figures from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW), goods handling in Russian ports has slumped, in...
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Lauterbach considers cannabis legislation

The federal cabinet has agreed on key points for the planned legalization of cannabis. Health Minister Karl Lauterbach...
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Biden has oil export ban under review

The USA was once the land of cheap gasoline. Those days are now over; a gallon on the West Coast now costs up to $6.70,...
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EU Commission to cut funding for Hungary by 7.5 billion euros

Because of corruption and violations of the rule of law in Hungary, the European Commission has proposed to cut payments...
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Serbia and Kosovo reach agreement in dispute over entry rules

The two Balkan neighbors Serbia and Kosovo have settled their dispute over entry rules shortly before the end of a new...
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U.S. plans crossings of Taiwan Strait by ships and aircraft

Notwithstanding heightened tensions with China over Taiwan, the United States will transit the Taiwan Strait with ships...
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North Korea preparing for first nuclear test since 2017

North Korea is preparing for its first nuclear test since 2017, according to the United Nations. Most recently,...
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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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Scotland submits plans for independence referendum to court

The Scottish government is having its plans for a new independence referendum reviewed for legality by the UK Supreme...
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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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Australia ends shipping of refugees

Australia is drawing a line under a controversial episode in its harsh refugee deterrence policy at the end of the year....
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America won't let China play the role of benefactor

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

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