China will send a special envoy to Ukraine following the one-hour conversation between the two leaders amid growing need to end war with Russia.
Ukraine’s military intelligence has said that Russian forces would strike the Zaporizhzhia plant and then report a radioactive leak, with the aim of disrupting a looming Ukrainian counteroffensive.
More travellers are being deported from the Indonesian island for behaviour that authorities say has hurt religious sentiment of Balinese Hindus.
The German government is in ongoing negotiations with the world’s largest contract chip maker, along with Bosch, NXP and Infineon, with support close to what Japan offered the firm.
The three-year-old British girl disappeared in 2007, and this is the first formal development in the case in Portugal in years.
Head of German domestic intelligence agency says the mixing of previously separate groups – from alt-right extremists to QAnon conspiracy theorists – and their willingness to use violence were particularly worrying.
‘These ballistic tests must stop. The attempt to give itself a nuclear boost must stop. This is a threat to peace and security in the region,’ Scholz said.
President Volodymyr Zelensky’s surprise trip to Japan has been a major diplomatic coup, putting his country and Russia’s invasion at the top of the agenda.
The Council of Europe is creating a ‘register of damages’ to record tangible costs to hold Moscow accountable for its invasion.
Five members of a criminal gang that made off with the haul from Dresden’s Green Vault museum in 2019 were sentenced to up to six years in prison.
Zelensky is on a whirlwind tour of Europe to seek more aid as Ukraine prepares a long-anticipated spring offensive to retake territory seized by Russia.
New measures announced by the leaders during the May 19-21 meetings in Japan will target sanctions evasion involving third countries, and seek to undermine Russia’s future energy production, the sources said.
Philippine hospitals are in a critical condition as rich nations offer high salaries and residency to tempt the best nurses abroad.
‘Paris. With each visit, Ukraine’s defence and offensive capabilities are expanding,’ Zelensky tweeted as he arrived in France. ‘The ties with Europe are getting stronger, and the pressure on Russia is growing.’
The president will head to the city of Aachen, which is awarding him and the Ukrainian people the Charlemagne prize, given for efforts to foster European unity.
The British PM is travelling to Iceland on Tuesday for a Council of Europe summit and then to Japan for a G7 meeting on Friday. He will also press allies to counter hostile states using ‘economic coercion’ – an oblique reference to China.
Beijing has rolled out the red carpet in recent months, wooing European leaders to embrace ‘strategic autonomy’ and be less dependent on the US.
Berlin had been reassessing whether to let the deal proceed amid security concerns over the sale of what has been classed as critical infrastructure.
In Q&A, German special envoy for international climate action Jennifer Morgan suggests ways for China to increase its nationally determined contributions, including altering emissions targets or renewable energy plans.
Mainland China, which accounts for about half of the world’s total annual coal consumption, needs to do more in terms of climate commitments, a special envoy from Europe’s largest economy says.
Fifa, world football’s governing body, is threatening not to televise the Women’s World Cup in five major European countries unless broadcasters pay more for the media rights.
Germany is rolling out one of the most affordable public transit offers anywhere in the world, setting a new benchmark to encourage people to ditch their cars.
Relatives and friends cried next to coffins as they buried children and others killed in a Russian missile attack on the central Ukrainian city of Uman, while fighting claimed more lives elsewhere.
Motorcade leader Alexander Zaldastanov, who describes himself as a ‘friend’ of Putin, is under Western sanctions for his support for the annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014 and the Russian offensive in Ukraine.
Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao’s high-level visits to Germany, France and Belgium in the past week reflect how Beijing is looking to foster economic cooperation with Western countries in the face of souring US relations.
‘We’re bringing the city to a standstill so the government moves’.