Brussels eliminates competitive disadvantages for German companies

Textile industry in Bangladesh After the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act, the European variant is now to come. (Photo: dpa) Freiburg With a large majority, the EU Parliament voted in favor of tightening the European Supply Chain Directive – CSDDD for short – planned by the Commission. Similar to the German Supply Chain Due […]

Why China presents itself as a Ukraine mediator

Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin Peking, Berlin, Washington When government representatives from Germany and China meet in Berlin on Tuesday for the seventh German-Chinese government consultations, the topic will also be discussed that has been weighing heavily on relations between the two countries for months: China’s pro-Russian stance in the war of aggression against the […]

“Biden Scraps Australia Visit Amid US Debt Crisis”

US debt dispute: Biden cancels visit to Australia WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) – US President Joe Biden has canceled planned visits to Australia and Papua New Guinea due to an impending budget crisis in the United States. The White House announced on Tuesday that Biden would not travel any further after the G7 summit in Japan, given […]

“EU Christian Democrats Push for Ukraine’s Immediate NATO Membership”

EU Christian Democrats: Ukraine should join NATO as soon as possible The Christian Democrats in the European Parliament want Ukraine to join NATO as soon as possible after the end of the war. It is in the interest of the West to grant Ukraine NATO membership as soon as possible, according to a position paper […]

Former World Chess Champion Kasparov Doubts Russian Staging in Drone Incident

Drone incident: Kasparov does not believe in Russian staging The Russian government critic and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov (60) does not believe that the drone incident on the Kremlin premises in Moscow was a Russian staging. “I doubt the popular version that it was a KGB provocation. I have no problem imagining the […]

Blinken talks to Lavrov and demands release of US journalist

WASHINGTON/MOSKAU Since the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, phone calls between the two foreign ministers have become rare. After the meeting, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Lavrov asked Blinken to respect the decisions of the Russian authorities, which are in accordance with the legislation and Russia’s international obligations. The court will decide on the […]