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Jun 27, 2017 2:10 PM

Data security in cars

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Robust economic growth

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To avoid false diagnoses

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The long, uneven road

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Jun 27, 2017 9:29 PM

The long path toward same-sex marriage in Germany

Angela Merkel's ruling conservatives have long denied gays and lesbians the right to marry. That has left Germany lagging behind internationally in terms of equal rights. So why the U-turn from Chancellor Merkel now?

Jun 27, 2017 8:21 PM

Hamburg sends home Berlin G20 police over public sex & booze parties

A group of some 220 Berlin police officers were sent home from Hamburg, accused of - amongst other things - public sex acts, property damage and mishandling service weapons. "They were bored," said a spokesman.

Jun 27, 2017 5:42 PM

Opinion: Angela Merkel's calculated change of heart on gay marriage

The German chancellor has halfheartedly abandoned her opposition to same-sex marriage. The move was solely a political calculation, says DW's Gero Schliess. Nevertheless, it is good news for Germany.

Jun 27, 2017 5:33 PM

German, Iranian Foreign Ministers: Iran nuclear deal must stay

After meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif, Sigmar Gabriel said Germany would resist any questioning of the deal. Zarif also commented on the US travel ban, but human rights issues went unmentioned.

Jun 27, 2017 1:45 PM

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DW Director General Erik Bettermann: "Deutsche Welle ensures Germany's multimedia presence"

Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) has been in dialogue with the world for 60 years. Since its first day on air, it has transformed from a shortwave radio broadcaster to a multimedia organization. "With its journalistic content in 30 languages, DW ensures Germany's multimedia presence in the world," said Erik Bettermann, Deutsche Welle's Director General. He added that competition for global audiences is becoming increasingly fierce due to an ever-growing amount of media products, especially in the field television.

Trends and Perspectives

Migration, the digital revolution, the trend towards sharing rather than owning, and a new relaxed attitude to business: many factors are changing the way people live in Germany. In the “Trends and Perspectives” section of the latest edition of “DE Magazin Deutschland” and on, learn about how current trends are affecting society and life in Germany. You can also read a report about the rediscovery of the German forest, and gain some fascinating insights into the everyday work of deep-sea researcher Antje Boetius.

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