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Chancellor Angela Merkel and the British Prime Minister Theresa May walk into the Federal Chancellery, framed by the British and EU flags.

Theresa May at the Federal Chancellery Finding a fair balance with the United Kingdom

At a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Berlin, the Chancellor expressed her optimism with regard to the Brexit negotiations. It is possible to find a fair balance, she said, between the negotiating position of the EU27 and the United Kingdom. more

Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 - the Official Mascots for PyeongChang 2018

Olympic Winter Games 2018 Peace and prosperity – the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games

In addition to sport, political rapprochement between North and South Korea is in the spotlight at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. more

Israeli soldiers on the Golan Heights

Syria conflict Iran called on to de-escalate the situation

The confrontation between Israel and Iran is further worsening the Syrian conflict. The German government has thus called on Iran "to abandon its aggressive stance towards Israel and to renounce its aggressive policy vis à vis the state of Israel," reported federal government spokesperson Steffen Seibert. more

68th Berlin International Film Festival Countdown runs for the fight for the Bears

385 films in ten days and half a million film fans – Thursday will see the start of the Berlinale. The 19 films in the competition include four German productions. This year’s Berlin International Film Festival is taking place under the influence of the 'MeToo' debate. more