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  • Anticipated Honda closure adds to UK's Brexit gloom

    Japanese car giant Honda is expected to announce the closure of its only car plant in Britain. Several carmakers have announced plans to trim UK operations, with concerns that a no-deal Brexit could disrupt supply lines.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Arms Race: Will Europe Be Victim of Nuclear Power Plays?

    U.S. President Trump has accused Russia of violating the INF arms control treaty and has suspended the pact, firing the starting gun on a new high-tech arms race. NATO is caught in the middle of what’s been described in Berlin as the “Trump-Putin problem.” By DER SPIEGEL Staff

    Posted: by SPIEGEL Online

  • Arrests in Germany: Syrian Torturers Face Justice in Europe

    In a first, German authorities have arrested two men accused of being part of the Syrian regime’s torture apparatus. Thousands of Syrian residents, and even German citizens, have been caught in Assad’s jails, which have been the sites of widespread human rights abuses.

    Posted: by SPIEGEL Online

  • Assessing WhatsApp's 5 years with Facebook

    When Facebook bought messaging app WhatsApp five years ago, it looked like a complete mismatch of values. But recurring frictions haven’t stopped WhatsApp from securing spectacular growth globally.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Chinese investments in Europe take a dive

    Heightened security concerns on the continent have been just one reason for a sharp drop in China’s investment activities across Europe. A fresh study shows, though, that German firms remain coveted takeover targets.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • German discounters' banana tactics irk Ecuador

    Ecuador is the world’s largest exporter of bananas. The fruit plays just as big a role as oil for the country’s economy and its fight against poverty. Some German discounters seem to care little about that.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • German word of the day: Die Schnulze

    If your Valentine’s Day didn’t go as planned and you end up alone in your apartment, you might want to put on today’s word of the day and have a big jar of ice cream.

    Posted: by The Local Germany

  • German word of the day: Kuddelmuddel

    Today’s word of the day is one that sounds like a child made it up – but is more likely what state you would find your bedroom in of you didn’t fold your clothes for ages.

    Posted: by The Local Germany

  • Germany avoids recession with flat final 2018 quarter

    Slow global trade, auto industry troubles and low water on the Rhine all contributed to a final-quarter GDP of 0.0 percent, meaning Europe’s biggest economy staved off a technical recession by the smallest of margins.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • How Friday's public transport strike in Berlin will affect you

    Commuters, tourists and other passengers will be faced with huge disruption Friday as employees of the capital’s public transport operator BVG are to take part in a strike – their first in six years. We’ve gathered the latest updates to show you what transport is in place and what isn’t, so you can plan ahead.

    Posted: by The Local Germany

  • How to resolve the Venezuelan debt conundrum

    With the US and other countries throwing their weight behind Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate leader, time seems up for the Maduro government. But keeping the debt-ridden country afloat will prove a massive task.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Liquefied natural gas: US hype and German obedience?

    The US has a vested interest in selling liquefied natural gas to Europe’s biggest economy as it produces a lot more than it needs at home. But is LNG really vital for Germany’s long-term energy strategy?

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Mann+Hummel: Hidden champion fights fine particles

    In many German cities, official thresholds for air pollution through particulates and nitrogen oxides have been exceeded for a long time. Germany’s Mann+Hummel is working on technology to filter out the harmful dust.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Merger between T-Mobile and Sprint on the line

    With their multi-billion-dollar merger in the US still undecided, senior executives of T-Mobile and Sprint took their case to Washington. Some there doubted whether their promises on prices and competition were credible.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • No more BMWs or Mercs on Fifth Avenue?

    Donald Trump doesn’t want to see any more BMWs or Mercedes on Fifth Avenue in New York. To that end, he has made different, partly contradictory threats and offers in the trade conflict with the EU. Will it work for him?

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Opinion: The A380 dream crash-lands

    The end of the Airbus A380 is not the end of European aircraft manufacturing. It is the result of mistakes that were made many years ago. Now Airbus has to learn the right lessons, says DW’s Henrik Böhme.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Poles abandoned in Brexit no-man's land

    Warsaw wants Poles in the UK to come home and help the booming economy, well, keep booming. London now says it wants them to stay, but where does that leave the almost 1 million people caught in the middle?

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Tears of Chios drive Greece's mastic business

    The Greek island of Chios is the only place in the world where the multipurpose mastic resin is cultivated. It’s used for refining desserts, drugs and cosmetics — and nowadays also for making beer taste (even) better.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Touted Honda closure adds to UK's Brexit gloom

    Japanese car giant Honda is expected to announce the closure of its only car plant in Britain. Several carmakers have announced plans to trim UK operations, with concerns that a no-deal Brexit could disrupt supply lines.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Using Huawei technology is a matter of faith

    What role can Chinese network supplier Huawei play in building Germany’s 5G network? It’s a question of faith, but not only — so Berlin is taking its time to give a definitive answer.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • Vladimir Putin finds unlikely ally in Polish farmers

    Poland is rarely an advocate of moves that might help Moscow. But as its farmers suffer from EU sanctions against Russia and fear incoming agribusiness, Putin’s anti-sanctions coalition has garnered an unlikely ally.

    Posted: by DW.com

  • What's behind America's Nord Stream objections?

    Time could be running out for the Nord Stream 2 project as France may withhold support. The project to bring gas from Russia directly to Germany has many detractors, especially America.

    Posted: by DW.com