France on Friday condemned the adoption by North Korea of a law declaring its readiness to launch preventive nuclear strikes as a “threat to international and regional peace and security”.
One of British politics’ firmest critics of China became prime minister on Tuesday as Liz Truss, a self-styled defender of the post-war western world order, replaced Boris Johnson.
A majority of German Catholics don’t approve of Pope Francis and the Vatican criticizing abortion, according to a survey commissioned by a Catholic weekly.
The former German Chancellor has drawn criticism for his ties to Moscow. In May a parliamentary committee decided to revoke his right to a parliamentary office. DW has the latest.
In Russia, critics of the war in Ukraine are increasingly being reported to the police. DW spoke with Russians who have been betrayed by their own relatives, friends, colleagues and neighbors.
As US President Joe Biden launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations, including India, to enhance trade, economic and investment opportunities, China went on the offensive against it.
Greece fully supports Sweden’s and Finland’s plans to join NATO, its foreign minister said on Saturday.
A Russian tycoon, who has urged the West to help end Moscow’s “insane war” in Ukraine, said Tuesday he had been punished by the Kremlin for his stance.
In light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, conservative Japanese MPs are pushing for the country to move further away from its pacifist principles, towards greater defense spending and counterstrike capabilities.