10 December 2023
Joint statement from US President Biden, Canada's PM Trudeau, France's President Emmanuel Macron, Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italy's PM Giorgia Meloni, and UK's PM Rishi Sunak on the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas:
German Defense Minister: Reducing or withdrawing UNIFIL forces from the Lebanese-Israeli border would be a wrong signal
1 month ago
The German chancellor condemns a firebomb attack on a Berlin synagogue and vows protection for Jews
Barricades, e-scooters and a children's playground burned. Our emergency services were only able to put out the fires with the support of the Berlin Police. We provided emergency medical care to 2 police officers. The situation has relaxed. We were there with 40 people1 month ago
Barricades, e-scooters and a children's playground burned. Our emergency services were only able to put out the fires with the support of the Berlin Police. We provided emergency medical care to 2 police officers. The situation has relaxed. We were there with 40 people
White House official: President Biden held a call with Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany in advance of Chancellor Scholz’s travel to Egypt and Israel. President Biden held a separate call with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt
1 month ago
German Foreign Minister: We are discussing with the United Nations and our partners how to bring humanitarian aid into Gaza from the Rafah crossing
1 month ago
Scholz: Hamas would not have been able to launch an attack without Iranian support in recent years
1 month ago
German police banned a pro-Palestinian demonstration planned for today in Berlin on the ground of public safety. Berlin's Mayor Kai Wegner: "We will not tolerate celebrations of terrorism, murder and hostage-taking"
2 month ago
Germany increases military aid for Ukraine. The air defense portion of the so-called "winter package" alone is worth around one billion Euro and contains Patriots, IRIS-T. The Patriot system includes:- Command Unit- Radar Unit- 8 Launchers- 60 missiles; The IRIS-T SLM contains an entire system, plus undisclosed number of missiles.On top of that the following items will be sent and which around 20 million Euro worth:- 3x Gepard Flakpanzer- 10x Leopard 1A5- 15x APCs (type not mentioned)- 20x armored medical vehicles (type not mentioned)- 155mm ammunition (unknown number)
US, France, Germany, Italy, UK will help Israel 'defend itself': joint statement
2 month ago
Germany's Hamburg airport suspends flights after threat of attack on plane from Tehran - DPA, citing spokesperson
2 month ago
.@Bundeskanzler on Serbia, Kosovo: It’s important the situation does not escalate further
Dodik: Hungary ready to take over projects in RS that Germany cancelled
@SecDef Austin: At today's meeting, I urged allies and partners to dig deep and donate whatever air defense ammunition they can, as Ukraine heads into another winter of war
The first German emergency aid for Libya has arrived in Benghazi. Efforts are underway to get the material to the people in the disaster area as quickly as possible
Germany prosecutors say a BND foreign intelligence officer and another man have been charged with treason for allegedly passing secret documents to Russia's FSB. The officer, identified as Carsten L., was arrested in Berlin in December3 month ago
Germany prosecutors say a BND foreign intelligence officer and another man have been charged with treason for allegedly passing secret documents to Russia's FSB. The officer, identified as Carsten L., was arrested in Berlin in December
Reuters: Shooting near Wuppertal Central Station in Germany, and two perpetrators are being sought
3 month ago
A German company allegedly provided electronics for Russia's Orlan10 drones - also after the war started - and thus indirectly helping Russian to precision fire on Ukrainian forces. The company‘s boss was detained by German authorities
3 month ago
German Foreign Minister: The coup in Niger affected the plans of our forces to withdraw from the Sahel region
4 month ago
German Public Prosecution announces the arrest of a German on charges of espionage for Russia
4 month ago
German Military Aid to Ukraine delivered: 10 Leopard 1A5; 20 MG3 for mounting on Leopards, Marder etc; 1.305 Rounds 155mm ammunitionn; 2.064 Rounds 155mm smoke ammunitionn; 16 Mercedes-Benz Zetros; 10 Mobile ground surveillance radars
4 month ago
German strategy: China's decision to expand its relations with Russia has immediate security implications for Germany
In Vilnius President of Ukraine Zelensky held meetings with PM of Canada Justin Trudeau, Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz, PM of UK Rishi Sunak
Germany to send new arms package to Ukraine which will include: — 2 Patriot launchers; — 40 Marder 1A3 IFVs; — 25 Leopard 1A5 MBTs; — 5 Bergepanzer 2 ARV; — 20k 155mm rounds; — 5k 155mm smoke rounds; — Drone detection and drone protection package; — LUNA drone system; — Pioneer package
5 month ago
Germany will not supply cluster ammunition to Ukraine as it is a signatory to a convention banning the production and use of that type of weapon, German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius said on Friday in Bern
Germany intends to deploy an additional 4,000 troops in Lithuania on a long-term basis
Josep Borrell: The Foreign Affairs Council starts with a VTC with @DmytroKuleba. Ukraine remains our 1 priority. We are formally adopting today our 2nd EPF top-up worth €3.5 billion. We will continue to double down on our military support on both equipment and training. For as long as it takes
President Biden "spoke today with President Emmanuel Macron of France, Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany, and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom. The leaders discussed the situation in Russia. They also affirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine," according to the White House.
5 month ago
Germany's parliament has passed legislation to open up new opportunities for job seekers from countries outside the EU
5 month ago
Chinese Premier Li Qiang meets German Chancellor Olaf Scholz ahead of the seventh China-Germany inter-governmental consultation. Latest from Qiang's trip where he called for “de-risking” decisions to be taken by companies rather than governments