July 2019

Greek opposition New Democracy conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis (C) delivers a speech in front of the party's headquarters. According to projections, the conservatives have clearly won the parliamentary elections in Greece.
Greek opposition New Democracy conservat... […]

New PM Mitsotakis: ‘Voters gave us strong mandate to change Greece’

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the leader of the conservative New Democracy (ND) party, is to be sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on Monday. Economic reforms and bilateral collaborations with Europe are on his agenda.
Combo shows IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde (L) at the IMF headquarters in Washington, DC, April 10, 2019 and newly-appointed EU commission head Ursula von der Leyen in Strasbourg on July 3, 2019. Photos: Saul Loeb / AFP and Frederick Florin / AFP
Combo shows IMF Managing Director Christ... […]

New EU team smashes glass ceiling but new challenges loom

EU leaders have broken the glass ceiling in naming two women to the bloc's top jobs but questions remain over whether they and their two male colleagues can rise to the challenges ahead
ILLUSTRATION - Ein Mauszeiger ist auf einem Computermonitor auf einem Button zu sehen, mit dem man eine gefälschte Nachricht melden kann. Beleidigungen, Beschimpfungen und «Fake News» stoßen bei nahezu allen Internetnutzern in Deutschland auf Ablehnung. Das geht aus einer repräsentativen Forsa-Studie im Auftrag der Landesmedienanstalt NRW zum bundesweiten «Safer Internet Day» an diesem Dienstag hervor. (zu dpa: «Studie: Große Ablehnung von Beleidigungen und «Fake News» im Netz»)
ILLUSTRATION - Ein Mauszeiger ist auf ei... […]

How to check whether pictures and videos are real

The graphic offers some tips on how to check whether pictures and videos are authentic. For access, questions have to be added by drag and drop.
The harbour in Helsinki is to be seen alongside the cathedral. Finland replaces Romania this Monday (01.07.20199) and takes over the presidency of the EU. Photo: Bernd Thissen/dpa
The harbour in Helsinki is to be seen al... […]

Finland takes over EU presidency from Romania in low-key handover

Finland takes over the rotating six-month EU presidency from Romania starting from July 1, and has adopted the motto "Sustainable Europe – Sustainable Future." Other topics such as Brexit, migration, human rights, among others, are on the agenda, as well.