Sigmar Gabriel

Israel’s War on Culture

In June 2014, after three Israeli teenagers went missing from a settlement, Israel launched Operation Brother’s Keeper, one of the most sweeping …

Israel

Yes, Turkey has definitely become a rogue regime

When the Clinton administration formulated the notion of rogue regime, they defined it as a country that embraced terrorism, was governed by an …

Five important demographic facts on the new German government

Over 40 percent are women, but few ministers hail from the East or a migrant family: DW takes a closer look at the demographics of Chancellor Angela …

Peter Altmaier

Russia dismisses poisoning accusations by Britain as ‘nonsense’

LONDON — Russia on Tuesday dismissed accusations of any involvement in the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter as “nonsense,” saying it will only …

Russia

New Foreign Minister Heiko Maas pledges Germany will not 'duck away' from global responsibilities

Heiko Maas has outlined his duties as Germany's new top diplomat during a handover ceremony at the Foreign Ministry. Maas said Germany must foster …

India News

UK seeks allies' support after former Russian spy, daughter poisoned with nerve agent

Britain is weighing its options and rallying support from allies across the West, a day after Prime Minister Theresa May issued an ultimatum saying …

Russia

Angela Merkel's new chief of staff: Helge Braun – the all-rounder

Hardly anyone knew who Helge Braun was before now. From now on, though, as minister of the chancellery, he will coordinate all the work of …

World News

SPD leadership ousts Sigmar Gabriel from German cabinet | Financial Times

The new leadership of Germany’s Social Democrats has stamped its authority over rivals by ousting foreign minister and former party chief Sigmar …

Europe

Germany's SPD announces its ministers in next Merkel government

Germany's Social Democrats have revealed who their six ministers will be in the next Angela Merkel-led government. After a week of heady rumors, …

Germany

Germany to get new foreign minister as Sigmar Gabriel loses job

Germany’s acting foreign minister announced on Thursday that he will not be a member of Angela Merkel’s new coalition government.<p>Sigmar Gabriel, from the Social Democrats (SPD), Mrs Merkel's coalition partners, had been widely expected to leave after tense relations with Andrea Nahles, the new SPD …

Angela Merkel

Sigmar Gabriel's political career

Sigmar Gabriel will not be part of Angela Merkel's next coalition government, bringing to an end nearly 20 years at the helm of the SPD. DW looks at …

Germany

Turkey asks Germany to change travel advice, extradite Kurd

BERLIN (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister is urging Germany to reconsider its travel advice for his country, which has seen a slump in German tourists …

North Africa

28-year-old student tries to derail next German government

BERLIN (AP) — The young rebel behind a political campaign that could cause turmoil across Europe looks like a typical German university student — he's usually in sneakers, jeans and a hoodie, has soft features, short blond hair and an overall polite demeanor.<p>But don't underestimate baby-faced …

Europe

World Trade Organization warns that Trump risks trade war

GENEVA — The World Trade Organization warned Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump is risking an economically damaging trade war if he goes ahead …

Globalization

Top US officials tell European foreign policy leaders to ignore Donald Trump

"There is a lot more support for continuing our past policies than it might appear from some of the statements," Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, …

Donald Trump

Widerstand gegen Chinas neue Seidenstraße wird stärker

Sydney/Berlin (Reuters) - Gegen Chinas Pläne zur Wiederbelebung der alten Seidenstraße formiert sich immer mehr Widerstand.<p>Die USA, Australien, …

Germany

European Diplomats Aim to Curb Iran Actions, Save Nuclear Deal

MUNICH—European diplomats met with a senior Iranian official Saturday in a bid to curtail Iran’s regional muscle-flexing and meet a key Trump administration demand.<p>The push by the European diplomats to check Iranian meddling in Yemen, Syria and other parts of the Middle East is aimed at persuading …

South Asia

Sigmar Gabriel tells Serbia it must accept Kosovo's independence to join EU

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has voiced his support for Serbia's membership in the European Union, but not before it accepts Kosovo's …

Europe

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Sport<p>Rafael Nadal overcame two time warnings and Novak Djokovic shrugged off a knee problem to battle into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday …

Europe

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has harsh words for apparent successor Martin Schulz

Accusing the head of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) of failing to keep his word, outgoing foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel had some strong words …

Europe

Poland's president Andrzej Duda to sign Holocaust bill into law

The Polish president has said he will sign into a law a bill making it illegal to blame Poland for crimes committed by Nazis, despite protests from Israel and accusations that Warsaw was trying to airbrush war crimes against Jews.<p>In a televised address on Tuesday Andrzej Duda announced he would put …

Europe

Germany sold technology to Iran for use in Syrian chemical attacks

A German firm's chemical and biological technology was purchased by Iran and allegedly used against Syrian civilians.<p>><br>• ><p>UN chemical weapons experts …

Pressure mounts on Poland to back away from Holocaust bill

Trump says will raise election meddling with Putin in Helsinki meeting<p>Trump also said he would discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine and other …

Europe

Sigmar Gabriel underscores German responsibility for Holocaust

Germany alone carried out the Holocaust, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has said amid a row over Poland's bill about Holocaust terminology. Critics, …

News

Europe’s defining choice on Poland

Europe’s decision on whether or not to declare Poland in breach with European rule of law standards comes down to a choice between principles and …

Europe

US-Turkey relationship sours further as leaders dispute phonecall over Syria offensive

Turkey is at loggerheads with its NATO allies in the US and Germany over its military operation against Kurdish militants in Syria.<p>Washington and Ankara dispute what happened during the a call on Wednesday between US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.<p>Turkey …

Middle East

Germany: Angela Merkel's conservatives and SPD open grand coalition talks

Germany's two largest parties have formally launched talks to form a new government after September's elections. Party leaders were upbeat about the …

Germany

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World<p>Israel's army said Thursday it hit dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria overnight after rocket fire towards its forces it blamed on …

Middle East

LIVE: Key gov., military leaders on Israel's critical future challenges

Yair Lapid, Naftali Bennett and Avigdor Liberman will discuss Israel's security challenges on the second day of the 2018 INSS conference.<p>><br>• ><p>INSS …

Israel

Turkey warned US ahead of Syria airstrikes, report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Turkey warned the United States before carrying out airstrikes against U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin province, Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday, according to a report by Reuters.<p>"Turkey was candid," the defense secretary said on a flight to Asia, the Reuters report …

Middle East