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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

06.02.2018, Berlin: Posters advertising the Berlinale, Berlin's International Film Festival (15 - 25 February 2018) light up the city's Potsdamer Platz.

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

Press release Human Rights Commissioner on the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers

The International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers (12 February) draws attention to a particularly perfidious form of abuse of children’s rights – their exploitation as soldiers in conflicts. Germany is engaged in protecting the rights of children in numerous projects throughout the world. more