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Macron, Scholz and Draghi back EU candidate status for Ukraine
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Germany to send Kyiv anti-aircraft missiles and radar systems
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Wednesday that his country will supply Ukraine with modern anti-aircraft missiles and radar systems, stepping up arms deliveries amid criticism that Germany isn’t doing enough to help Kyiv in its time of need.
Putin will not dictate peace terms in Ukraine, Scholz says
On the final day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that Vladimir Putin can't dictate peace terms in a war he "won't win."
Kyiv slams 'second-class treatment' after Scholz dashes fast EU hopes
It comes after Scholz had said there are no shortcuts to Ukraine's EU membership bid.
Scholz's party stands firm on Ukraine after historic state vote loss
The German Chancellor has been accused of indecision over the war in Ukraine.
Scholz warns UK against 'unilateral' change to N Ireland Brexit accord
London says the deal is "not tenable" in its current form and Northern Irish unionists are refusing to take part in a power-sharing administration unless it is scrapped.
Scholz's Social Democrats 'suffer heavy losses' in regional election
The election in Schleswig-Holstein was seen as a test for Scholz's Social Democrat-led government.
Germany calls for Serbia and Kosovo to return to negotiating table
"I want to contribute to the countries of the Western Balkans becoming members of the EU, and the precondition for peace and stability in the region is the agreement between Belgrade and Pristina."
'Sulky liver sausage': Scholz slammed after refusing to visit Kyiv
“This is about the most brutal war of extermination since the Nazi invasion of Ukraine, it’s not kindergarten," said Ukraine's ambassador to Germany, Andrij Melnyk.
Olaf Scholz's SPD secure victory in Saarland regional election
The western German state had been held by the conservative CDU since 1999.
Tesla's first European ‘Gigafactory’ opens near Berlin
Tesla is currently Europe's second largest EV manufacturer, behind German carmaker Volkswagen.
Analysis: In just one week, the EU has changed forever
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has thrust the bloc into a new chapter that until recently would have been unthinkable.
'New era': Scholz pledges €100bn boost to German defence spending
The German chancellor made the announcement at a special session of the Bundestag in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Russia does not want war with Ukraine, Putin says after meeting Scholz
Germany's chancellor and the Russian president have spoken after talks in Moscow, seen as a last chance for diplomacy amid mixed messages on Russia's intentions over Ukraine.
Scholz emphasises solidarity with Ukraine ahead of Moscow trip
Scholz's two-day trip to Kyiv and Moscow comes after his government was criticised for refusing to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine or spell out which sanctions it would support against Russia.
Crisis in Ukraine: Biden promises Zelenskyy 'swift, decisive' response
Meanwhile, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will visit Ukraine on Monday and Russia on Tuesday in an attempt to calm down the prospects of invasion through diplomatic talk.
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Europe's week: Ukraine, Warsaw fines, microchips & Maastricht turns 30
It was a week of frantic shuttle diplomacy as Western leaders raced between cities in an attempt to avert war in Ukraine.
Scholz: Germany and US 'absolutely united' on Russia sanctions
Germany's Chancellor Scholz visits the US amid criticism of his government's stance towards Russia, while the French president hopes to convince Moscow to stand down over Ukraine.
Ukraine crisis: First US troops land in Poland as Xi backs Putin
Here are things to know about the international tensions surrounding Ukraine.
Macron says cost to Russia will be 'very high' if it attacks Ukraine
Speaking alongside Chancellor Scholz, the French president also said France and Germany were united in seeking to defuse the crisis.
Blinken defends Germany after Ukraine criticism over Russia stance
The US Secretary of State said he had "no doubts" over Germany's determination to stand up to Russia, after Kyiv accused Berlin of "encouraging" Vladimir Putin.
Leaders of Germany, Spain meet to align left-wing agendas
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez in Madrid to plan how to boost progressive policies in the 27-nation European Union.
East German Stasi kept records on Scholz during 1970s, 80s
East Germany's secret police kept extensive records on Chancellor Olaf Scholz when he was a senior member of the West German Social Democratic Party’s youth wing in the 1970s and 80s, German tabloid Bild reported.
China proposes green co-operation with Germany, including clean energy
President Xi says the world's second and fourth-largest economies should realise the growth potential of trade in services.
'Massive consequences': EU leaders warn Russia not to invade Ukraine
"Any further military aggression against Ukraine will have massive consequences and severe cost in response," EU leaders said in a statement following a summit in Brussels.
Scholz, Polish prime minister discuss migration, energy, and EU
Germany's new chancellor Olaf Scholz met with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to speak about migration, energy and the EU.
Germany's Social Democrats elect top three party leaders
Party delegates from Germany's centre-left Social Democrats elected three top officials on Saturday just days after its candidate, Olaf Scholz, became Germany’s ninth post-World War II chancellor.