International donor conference for Lebanon Germany pledges assistance worth millions

The German government has pledged another 20 million euros to alleviate the acute suffering in Lebanon, announced Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas after an international donor conference. In the wake of the devastating explosions in the port area of Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, on Sunday, France hosted the conference.

Understanding Europe in 100 seconds

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The EU institutions Understanding Europe in 100 seconds

We are all part of Europe, and each of us influences European politics. But how, exactly? The European Council, the European Commission, the Council of the EU and the European Parliament are responsible for setting the EU’s objectives, and for realising them. By voting in Germany’s Bundestag elections, we can influence who becomes the head of government in Germany, and thus automatically sits on the European Council - an overview