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Aufnahmestopp
13.11.2015
Nach der partiellen Schließung der schwedischen Grenzen für Flüchtlinge verhängt das erste deutsche Bundesland einen Aufnahmestopp.

EU oder Krieg
09.11.2015
Luxemburgs Außenminister Jean Asselborn warnt vor einem Zerfall der EU.

Neue Lager
15.09.2015
Die Innenminister der EU haben sich auf Maßnahmen geeinigt, die Flüchtlinge aus Deutschland fernhalten sollen.

Krieg in Europa?
24.09.2014
Der ehemalige Bundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt warnt vor einem neuen Krieg in Europa.

Verletzte ausgeflogen
03.09.2014
Die Bundeswehr hat 20 verwundete Kämpfer aus der Ukraine zur Behandlung nach Deutschland ausgeflogen.

Außen und innen
26.08.2014
Der deutsche Außenminister moniert eine mangelnde Zustimmung in der Bevölkerung für eine offensive deutsche Weltpolitik.

Die Verantwortung Berlins
20.05.2014
Der ehemalige EU-Kommissar Günter Verheugen erhebt im Konflikt um die Ukraine schwere Vorwürfe gegen Berlin.

"Ein gutes Deutschland"
30.04.2014
Das deutsche Staatsoberhaupt schwingt sich zum Lehrmeister der Türkei auf.

Die Dynamik des "Pravy Sektor"
11.03.2014
Der Jugendverband der NPD kündigt einen "Europakongress" unter Beteiligung des "Pravy Sektor" ("Rechter Sektor") aus der Ukraine an.

Der Mann der Deutschen
18.02.2014
Die deutsche Kanzlerin hat am gestrigen Montag zwei Anführer der Proteste in der Ukraine empfangen.

Doing Business at the Horn of Africa
2017/05/31
ADDIS ABABA/BERLIN
(Own report) - German authorities are seeking to enhance German influence in Ethiopia, a country of strategic significance at the Horn of Africa, using several business conferences. Ethiopia is currently regarded as one of the continent's booming countries. Its double-digit growth rates over the past few years have also aroused German business interests. Berlin and . . .

No Place for Human Rights
2011/01/17
COLOGNE
german-foreign-policy.com spoke with Seyoum Habtemariam, director of the Ethiopian Human Rights Committee in Germany, about the visit of German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dirk Niebel, to Ethiopia. . . .

Stabilizing Power in East Africa
2011/01/17
ADDIS ABABA/BERLIN/MUNICH
(Own report) - The German government plans to hold talks on possible new operations in Somalia at the Munich Security Conference, in early February. This was disclosed in a report on the German Minister of Development, Dirk Niebel's visit to Ethiopia. As reported by the Ethiopian government, last week, during Niebel's visit to Addis Ababa, . . .

Inherent Racist
2010/10/04
KÖLN
About western support for the Ethiopian regime german-foreign-policy.com spoke to Dr. Berhanu Nega. Dr. Berhanu was elected as mayor of Addis Ababa in 2005. He was prevented from taking office, put in jail and released after 21 months. Dr. Berhanu who works today as Associate Professor of Economics at Bucknell University (Pennsylvania) was sentenced to . . .

Aiding Dictators
2010/10/04
BERLIN/ADDIS ABABA
(Own report) - The German Bundeswehr is expanding its support for Ethiopia's armed forces, despite persistent accusations that they committed serious war crimes. As was confirmed by the parliamentary state secretary in the German Defense Ministry, Thomas Kossendey, Berlin is offering Addis Ababa a bilateral military cooperation program for 2011, which includes the training of . . .

Complicity
2009/09/18
ADDIS ABABA/BERLIN
(Own report) - Ethiopian human rights proponents pressed charges against the German government yesterday, because of Berlin's long term support of the regime in Addis Ababa, accused for years of serious violations of human rights. There are sufficient grounds for a "reasonable suspicion" that the German government has committed "complicity in violations of the Völkerstrafgesetzbuch . . .

Human Rights in Africa (II)
2008/06/30
HARARE/BERLIN
(Own report) - With his demand for a regime change in Zimbabwe, the German foreign minister is intensifying the campaign the West has been waging for years against President Robert Mugabe. "Mugabe's regime has to come to an end," insisted Frank-Walter Steinmeier (SPD) last weekend. Berlin is seeking a regime change since Zimbabwe's leadership refused . . .

Human Rights in Africa (I)
2008/06/26
ADDIS ABABA/BERLIN
(Own report) - The German government is increasing its financial support for Ethiopia by 40 Percent despite strong accusations raised against that country by human rights organizations. This was announced by the foreign ministry in Addis Ababa following last week's negotiations between the governments of Germany and Ethiopia. The German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and . . .

Military Aid for Africa (I)
2008/01/14
ADDIS ABABA/BERLIN
(Own report) - The German government is continuing its military aid to Addis Ababa,s one year after the Ethiopian military invasion of Somalia. According to information from the German Defense Ministry, in spite of the war being waged by their country and in spite of the accusations of serious war crimes against their army, Ethiopian . . .

Stabilizing Factor
2007/10/05
ADDIS ABABA/BERLIN
(Own report) - The German government's reaction to serious war crimes committed by the Ethiopian Army is to intensify its collaboration with the Ethiopian government. On October 4, the German chancellor had extensive talks in Addis Ababa, also initiating new business deals for German enterprises. Government circles in Berlin consider Ethiopia as a "regional stabilizing . . .

Adequate Persistence
2007/03/27
MOGADISHU/BERLIN
(german-foreign-policy.com) - The German EU Council Presidency has announced aid for the Somali "transitional government" put in place by western powers, to finance a reconciliation conference. In accordance with the wishes of Berlin and Brussels, this conference will take place in Mogadishu in mid-April, with the intention of stabilizing the so-called transitional government, divide the . . .

Interests of the Superpowers
2007/01/07
MOGADISHU/BERLIN/ADDIS ABABA
(Own report) - German politicians specializing in foreign policy are promising arms aid for deployment in Somalia. According to Berlin Somalia, which was attacked and occupied by Ethiopia, should be "pacified" with "at least 10,000 soldiers" of the African Union (AU). The continuing militarization is in the service of a so-called interim government (Transitional Federal . . .

Governance Aspects
2006/03/07
ADDIS ABABA/BERLIN
(Own Report) - Despite continuing violence of the Ethiopian government against the opposition party, the Federal government of Germany continues its cooperation with governmental institutions of the strategically important country. The German Development Cooperation wants to focus more on "Governance Aspects" in the nearer future to accompany the "democratisation" of Ethiopia, as the Federal Ministry . . .

Indispensable Rights
2005/11/08
ADDIS ABEBA/BONN
(Own Report) - Despite international protests against massacres of the Ethiopian Police Berlin wants to confer about international cooperation among Germany and Ethiopia at the coming weekend in Addis Ababa. A respective conference was announced by the Goethe Institute in Addis Ababa. Especially development organisations are pronouncing against cooperation with the current Ethiopian government with . . .

Complementary Area (II)
20.01.2004
ADDIS ABEBA/NAIROBI
The German Chancellor has begun his Africa trip with talks in Ethiopia and Kenya. Both countries are close allies of the USA and are regarded as strategically important partners on the southern flank of the Islamic area of influence. In order to exploit the African periphery for raw materials for the EU, Chancellor Schroeder is seeking the removal of trade . . .

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