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Opinion: Malta is a wake-up call

Within just a few years, Malta turned into a mafia state. This must be a wake-up call for the EU to be more proactive in its fight for the rule of la...

Opinion: Malta is a wake-up call

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Chris Childs says Nets’ free-agent coup should be Knicks’ ‘wakeup call’ Chris Childs played his first two seasons with the Nets before signing with the Knicks for the glory years from 1996 to 2001. The ex-point guard coul...
23:32, 2019-09-26

Malta: Human rights experts call for justice in case of murdered journalist Two years since the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on the Mediterranean island of Malta, justice has yet to be served fo...
17:36, 2019-10-16

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00:32, 2019-09-26

One of UK's most wanted men arrested in Malta after 16 years on the run Christopher Guest More Jr left the country shortly after the murder of Brian Waters in 2003One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives has been arrested i...
19:20, 2019-06-08

Malta, Shrouded in Megalithic Mystery The crowd waited expectantly at Malta’s ancient Mnajdra Temple for the spring equinox sun to peek out from behind a nearby hill.  ...
03:52, 2019-06-08

Sea-Eye migrants allowed to disembark in Malta The 65 migrants on board German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi will be taken ashore to Malta, the Maltese government has said. The ship is operated b...
17:28, 2019-07-07

Malta rescues more than 200 migrants in Mediterranean Sea Migrants aboard two rubber boats have been saved in the Mediterranean Sea off Malta. Good weather has prompted a number of other vessels to cross the...
13:00, 2019-05-25

Rescued migrants land in Malta under EU deal The latest migrant standoff in the Mediterranean has ended with 40 rescued at sea being transferred to Malta. The EU deal with Malta comes as another...
17:00, 2019-08-04

Malta's Muscat is at the precipice over journalist murder Europe was shocked by the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, an anti-corruption reporter and tireless critic of Maltese politicians. The trail seems t...
20:20, 2019-12-01

Malta PM not convincing over resignation delay, say MEPs Integrity of murder inquiry at risk while Joseph Muscat is in office, EU mission saysMalta’s prime minister, Joseph Muscat, is under renewed pressure...
14:36, 2019-12-05

Malta: Journalist's murder has 'seriously damaged' relations with EU Malta's prime minister Joseph Muscat is waiting to step down despite weeks of protests over alleged ties to the murder of a prominent journalist. An ...
21:52, 2019-12-03

Malta rescues 216 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean Sea VALLETTA, Malta — Maltese authorities say they have rescued 216 migrants aboard two dinghies in distress in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta. The mig...
12:08, 2019-05-25

Malta rescues 85 migrants from sinking vessel A total of 85 migrants were rescued from the sinking wooden boat off the coast of Malta. The Mediterranean island has been allowing more migrants on ...
13:00, 2019-05-11

Malta schools ask what's a better uniform — ties or tracksuits Children in Malta are obliged to wear school uniforms, a tradition that many European countries abandoned long ago. State schools may finally ditch t...
15:28, 2019-05-29

Malta's police 'may have turned down evidence' in journalist's murder European rapporteur raises concerns about alleged failings in Daphne Caruana Galizia caseA senior European monitor has raised serious concerns about ...
06:44, 2019-10-16

German Sea-Eye rescue ship sailing to Malta despite having no permit Migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi, operated by the Sea-Eye NGO, has headed to Malta with dozens of migrants on board. Malta has not granted them permiss...
13:52, 2019-07-07

Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to resign The Maltese prime minister has announced his resignation, according to a leading national newspaper. Joseph Muscat's decision comes as controversy mo...
16:44, 2019-11-29

Malta's PM expected to quit in crisis over journalist's murder Joseph Muscat faced increasing pressure over handling of Daphne Caruana Galizia caseMalta’s prime minister, Joseph Muscat, has told associates he pla...
16:36, 2019-11-29

Report criticizes investigation of Malta journalist slaying BRUSSELS (AP) — Council of Europe lawmakers have adopted a report criticizing the investigation into the assassination of a leading Maltese investiga...
15:24, 2019-05-29

How a journalist's murder haunts Malta's ruling elite Two years after the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta's political class have found themselves entangled in the murder investigation. DW ...
13:48, 2019-12-05

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that rescued more than 200 migrants because it entered t...
14:12, 2019-05-14

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Malta officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to their territorial waters to prevent it from docking at their ports. The s...
14:40, 2019-07-07

Malta's Joseph Muscat at the precipice over journalist murder Europe was shocked by the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, an anti-corruption reporter and tireless critic of Maltese politicians. The trail seems t...
22:12, 2019-12-01

Escaped reindeer runs loose in Malta traffic Surprised residents in a Malta city captured video of an unusual sight -- an escaped reindeer running through a busy road....
19:48, 2019-07-16

Pressure grows on Malta's PM to quit over murdered journalist Future of Joseph Muscat in doubt amid crisis sparked by Daphne Caruana Galizia caseLawmakers from Malta’s ruling Labour party met on Sunday to decide...
18:00, 2019-12-01

Malta's premier to step down over journalist murder probe Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has said he will step down in January. He has been under intense public pressure over a murder probe into the 2017 car b...
20:48, 2019-12-01

Malta grants entry to German Sea-Eye boat with 40 migrants A German-flagged NGO rescue ship carrying 40 migrants has been given the all-clear to dock in Malta. The vessel Alan Kurdi set sail for the Mediterra...
00:08, 2019-08-04

40 migrants rescued off coast of Libya brought to Malta Forty migrants rescued off the coast of Libya were successfully transferred Sunday to Maltese military boats and brought to port, the German rescue g...
02:40, 2019-08-05

Malta offers pardon for info on mastermind of reporter's murder Anti-corruption reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered in 2017. Three men face trial over her death, but none of the suspects is believed to be...
06:44, 2019-11-20

Pope to meet Malta's PM amid crisis over journalist's murder Pontiff had been urged to cancel Saturday’s meeting after Joseph Muscat announced resignation The Vatican has stressed Pope Francis’s commitment to p...
17:16, 2019-12-06

Malta: Ministers quit as journalist murder probe heats up Two ministers and Malta's chief of staff quit but deny wrongdoing. Police intensified investigations into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Gal...
18:00, 2019-11-26

Malta's PM to step down amid Daphne Caruana Galizia investigation Joseph Muscat says he will ask his party to start process to choose new leader next monthJoseph Muscat has announced he plans to step down as Malta’s...
22:00, 2019-12-01

Three formally charged in Malta for murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia Trial over anti-corruption journalist’s killing may not take place for years, say expertsThree men have been formally charged over the 2017 murder of...
14:12, 2019-07-17

Malta’s PM to step down amid scrutiny over case of slain journalist Calls for Joseph Muscat to step down grew after a probe into the 2017 car bomb killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia led to ch...
21:00, 2019-12-01

Malta: Businessman Yorgen Fenech charged over journalist murder Businessman Yorgen Fenech has been charged with complicity in the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Fenech has been linked with Prime...
15:04, 2019-12-01

Daphne Caruana Galizia case: Malta PM's party stands by him Future of Joseph Muscat still in doubt amid crisis prompted by murder investigationLawmakers from Malta’s ruling Labour party have stood by the prime...
19:12, 2019-12-01

Malta police arrest suspect in journalist murder case Malta police arrested one of the country's most prominent businessmen in connection with an investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruan...
09:20, 2019-11-20

2 Malta soldiers charged with race crimes in migrant death VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Two Maltese soldiers have pleaded not guilty to charges they participated in a racially-motivated, fatal drive-by shooting of ...
14:48, 2019-05-19

Malta: Suspect in Caruana Galizia murder may get pardon for name of killer Anti-corruption reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered in 2017. Three men face trial over her death, but none of the suspects is believed to be...
21:20, 2019-11-19

Malta to launch public inquiry into murder of prominent journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who wrote a popular anti-corruption blog, was killed by a car bomb outside her homeFollowing international pressure, the gove...
23:12, 2019-09-20

Malta's PM urged to step back from case of murdered journalist Two members of government linked to man arrested over Daphne Caruana Galizia killingA senior European monitor is calling for Malta’s prime minister t...
19:00, 2019-11-22

Malta says deal reached with Italy to take migrants from rescue boat Malta said it will accept migrants from rescue vessel that had been headed toward Italy. A second boat with rescued migrants is also sailing for Lamp...
05:28, 2019-07-06

Caruana Galizia family demand investigation into Malta PM's role Embattled Joseph Muscat will quit in January, but provoked anger by refusing to go nowThe family of Daphne Caruana Galizia is calling for Malta’s pri...
20:12, 2019-12-02

Businessman charged with complicity to murder in death of Malta journalist The probe into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a campaigning journalist who investigated and exposed corruption, has spawned a political crisis...
00:56, 2019-12-01

Migrants rescued in Mediterranean, taken to Italy and Malta as UNHCR acts Stranded migrants have been rescued by the Italian navy and taken to Lampedusa and Malta. The UN refugee agency has airlifted migrants, including bab...
22:52, 2019-05-30

Protesters block Malta's lawmakers from leaving parliament in Valletta Outraged protesters have prevented politicians from exiting the Maltese Assembly. Public pressure on significant political figures has increased rece...
01:12, 2019-12-03

Malta: Businessmen Yorgen Fenech charged over journalist murder Businessman Yorgen Fenech has been charged with complicity in the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Fenech has been linked with Prime...
23:48, 2019-11-30

Malta’s PM quits in crisis over Daphne Caruana Galizia murder Joseph Muscat says he will stay on until January but journalist’s family calls for his immediate departureMalta’s embattled prime minister Joseph Mus...
23:08, 2019-12-01

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16:12, 2019-09-18

New arrest in Malta journalist murder puts focus on political corruption Maltese police have arrested businessman Yorgen Fenech in connection with the 2017 killing of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The investigation in...
23:40, 2019-11-20

Malta’s PM faces growing pressure, protests for him to resign over journalist’s murder Calls for PM Joseph Muscat to step down grew after the probe into the 2017 car bomb killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia led ...
18:24, 2019-12-01

Malta journalist murder: Businessman offers to testify against government officials Yorgen Fenech offered to testify against government ministers in connection with the 2017 murder of a journalist that plunged Malta into a political ...
01:08, 2019-11-29

Malta urged to drop libel lawsuits against Daphne Caruana Galizia Council of Europe warns cases transferred to late journalist’s family jeopardise sourcesThe Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner has urged M...
22:24, 2019-09-19

Malta's leader will resign next month following mass protests over a journalist's murder MATTHEW MIRABELLI/AFP via Getty Images Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told the nation Sunday night that he would resign in January. His announc...
07:28, 2019-12-02

Malta journalist murder: Businessman offers to testify in exchange for pardon Yorgen Fenech offered to testify against government ministers in connection with the 2017 murder of a journalist that plunged Malta into a political ...
02:24, 2019-11-29

EU mission tells Malta PM to quit immediately over Caruana Galizia case Joseph Muscat has made serious errors over investigation into journalist’s murder, says Dutch MEPThe head of an EU mission to Malta has called on the...
16:16, 2019-12-03

Why Malta is in crisis over the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia – video explainer Malta is facing a political and constitutional crisis over its government's handling of the investigation into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, ...
11:16, 2019-12-06

Pope reiterates support of press freedom ahead of Malta PM meeting Pontiff had been urged to cancel after Joseph Muscat quit in crisis over journalist’s murderThe Vatican has stressed Pope Francis’s commitment to pre...
14:48, 2019-12-06

Daphne Caruana Galizia: police quiz Malta PM's ex-chief of staff Keith Schembri, who resigned this week, is questioned over murder of investigative journalistThe Maltese prime minister’s chief of staff, who resigne...
15:36, 2019-11-27

Malta PM's chief of staff quits as Caruana Galizia inquiry continues Police sources say Keith Schembri is assisting them in case of Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed in 2017Keith Schembri, the chief of staff to Ma...
10:52, 2019-11-26

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-lin...
03:00, 2019-07-07

Malta PM's chief of staff quits as Daphne Caruana Galizia inquiry continues Keith Schembri understood to be assisting police in case of journalist killed in 2017The Maltese prime minister’s chief of staff has resigned in an e...
11:28, 2019-11-26

Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: Malta PM vows to stay until investigation complete Anger from protesters as Joseph Muscat says his job is to ‘see this investigation concluded’Malta’s prime minister, Joseph Muscat, emerged from a mar...
07:08, 2019-11-29

Christopher Guest More Jr: One of Europe's most wanted fugitives found in Malta after 16 years on the run One of Europe's most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Malta over the brutal killing of a father at a remote Cheshire farmhouse after 16 years on...
18:40, 2019-06-08

Sweden qualify for Euro 2020, Spain demolish Malta, Argentina beat Brazil "Sweden sealed a place in the Euro 2020 finals after goals from Marcus Berg and Robin Quaison secured them a 2-0 win over Romania on Friday."...
23:28, 2019-11-15

Telus to buy German call centre firm Competence Call Center for $1.3B Telus says the deal, which consists of debt and equity, adds to the valuation of its international arm, bolstering the case for an initial public off...
05:32, 2019-12-05

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in ...
19:56, 2019-07-03

Arsenal favourite Santi Cazorla scores first international goal for four years as Spain thrash Malta Former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla was on target as Spain demolished Malta 7-0 in their penultimate Euro 2020 qualifier on Friday night....
00:00, 2019-11-16

Don’t call it the Freer/Sackler. Call it the National Museum of Asian Art. Saying protests have nothing to do with it, Smithsonian debuts a new brand that makes the Sackler name less prominent....
19:48, 2019-12-04

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19:28, 2019-10-10

Girlfriend of London DJ left in coma after Malta balcony fall tells of heartbreak as family bid to bring him home The partner of a London DJ who was left in a coma after falling from a ­balcony on holiday said she was heartbroken today....
10:52, 2019-08-29

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's Malta house for sale: Villa Guardamangia was home to the royal couple during the early years of their marriage The Queen lived on the island between 1949 and 1951 while Prince Philip served with the Royal Navy....
14:08, 2019-06-12

Steve Berry's latest Cotton Malone thriller, 'Malta Exchange,' doesn't do much thrilling "The Malta Exchange" is Steve Berry's 14th book featuring Cotton Malone, a retired Justice Department operative turned rare bookseller.  &...
10:41, 2019-04-09

Top aides call Donald Trump's Ukraine phone call 'improper' and 'unusual' during impeachment hearing One top national security aide who listened to Donald Trump's call with Ukraine's president called it "improper" while another said it was "unusual" ...
22:32, 2019-11-19

You Call it Craft, I Call it Art Weavers, sculptors and visionary eccentrics at the International Folk Art Market have liberated traditional definitions of craft. Social media is cha...
16:32, 2019-08-23

Opinion: How the Volkswagen ID 3 got its name Volkswagen's eagerly-anticipated first bespoke electric model ditches the brand's long-held naming traditions for good reason So it turns out that t...
22:48, 2019-05-08

Opinion: Less is more when it comes to F1 coverage The last Dutch GP was in 1985. But it's back on for 2020 Too many races spoil the broth as televisions become oversaturated and individual events los...
07:16, 2019-11-13

Opinion: No revolution in the EU The European Parliament will be more heterogenous than before, so finding a majority and reaching compromise will be a serious challenge, writes Bern...
17:40, 2019-05-27

Opinion: why the McLaren F1 still excites 25 years on from our first spin in the legendary F1, we reflect on the innumerable areas in which it still stands out Just how fast is a McLaren F1?...
07:36, 2019-06-08

Opinion: Red roses for mom, red cards for the right Mother's Day isn't just about flowers and family, but also feminism and the continuing struggle for women's equal rights. The movement can't let the ...
14:48, 2019-05-12

Opinion: Why Mitsubishi won't make a new Evo Gas-turbine technology and a firm focus on electrified SUVs mean a new performance saloon is unlikely to happen The gas-turbine technology in the Mit...
16:20, 2019-10-24

Opinion: The Kurds lose out again By pulling out of Syria, the US has betrayed its closest ally in the fight against the "Islamic State." It may turn out to be a grave mistake with se...
18:40, 2019-10-08

Opinion: Dyson car hardly looks like a gamble Proven success in other markets has given the brand expertise in electric motors that should prove vital to car development Never let it be forgotte...
00:48, 2019-05-09

Opinion: Homosexuality is not a disease Germany's health minister wants to ban gay "conversion therapy." The move sends an important message, as the LGBT+ community continues to face discri...
18:48, 2019-11-04

Opinion: Brexit once again, with feeling The EU has another Brexit deal with yet another British government — and it's still unclear whether Parliament will vote for it. It's not the end of ...
01:08, 2019-10-18

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which co...
06:24, 2019-05-17

Opinion: A timeless Europe This Sunday, the clocks go back again in the European Union. Daylight saving time will be with us for quite a while yet, because the EU can’t make up...
15:48, 2019-10-26

Opinion: Where the heck is this recession? Many people obviously can't wait to see the German economy plunge into a vale of tears. Of course, bad news tend to sell better, but DW's Henrik Böhm...
12:32, 2019-11-08

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of pe...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Opinion: EU stance on tariffs needs another look "Donald Trump" and "tariff war" are terms that, for many people, go together. But does the EU really behave any better? Felix Steiner dismantles a fe...
15:48, 2019-10-05

Opinion: Frankfurt is when electrification gets serious With tough new emissions targets about to be introduced, car firms are having to push electrified cars like never before Thanks to striking British ...
08:12, 2019-09-10

Opinion: The revolt of the masses 2.0 The French revolution overthrew aristocracy, the velvet one ousted Communist regimes. Today, says Ivaylo Ditchev, massed ranks of digital natives are...
23:08, 2019-05-31

Opinion: In the end, it was a backroom deal The nomination of Ursula von der Leyen for European Commission president is a victory for Angela Merkel, but a blow to the EU parliament. There's a l...
04:04, 2019-07-03

Opinion: is the new 1 Series still a driver's car? BMW's shift from rear-wheel drive for the latest 1 Series won't please everyone, but it makes sense when you look at the figures In an increasingly ...
01:36, 2019-05-27

Opinion: Terrorists and settlers This week, the contradictions of the Middle East crisis were on full display: Terror will not be defeated militarily, and criticism will have no effe...
17:56, 2019-11-16

Opinion: Bye-bye Brazil! Bye-bye Lula! Can Lula lead his country out of crisis? Many hope he will stage a comeback, but such hope is deluded, says DW's Astrid Prange, who is convinced the ...
16:52, 2019-11-17

Everybody had an opinion about ‘The Hunt’ before anybody saw it. That’s a problem. In an age of prevenge and prebuttals, meet “pre-views,” which are rendering movies irrelevant....
15:52, 2019-08-15

Opinion: JLR and BMW is an old alliance rebooted It shouldn't come as that big a surprise to see the two brands partnering up on electrification Nineteen years ago, BMW’s ownership of the then Rove...
18:52, 2019-06-06

Opinion: The forgotten lessons of D-Day Representatives from a number of countries are commemorating the Allied landing at Normandy 75 years ago with a gigantic show. But some are forgettin...
18:44, 2019-06-05

Opinion: Why Dyson failed Dyson's first car was due to be on our roads in less than 18 months, so what went wrong? Yesterday, Dyson dropped the bombshell news it is canning it...
11:04, 2019-10-11

Opinion: The future of the V8 is once again under threat New C63 V8-hybrid switch may be part of a larger transition as manufacturers struggle to limit CO2 I’d be exaggerating if I said I had to pull myself...
01:32, 2019-10-17

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03:00, 2019-05-02

Opinion: How important is a car's nationality? Brum brum: Defender production is leaving the Midlands The new Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia but can still be seen as a British ico...
13:36, 2019-05-02

Opinion: Not your grandparents' Europe Europe has come a long way over two generations, but it's not yet where it needs to be. The EU needs to reform its unequal voting system and give cit...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Opinion: Think twice about outrageous CEO (retirement) pay Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche is just the latest to have his retirement pay package highlighted. Though modest by international standards, these payof...
10:00, 2019-05-22

Opinion: What's next for journalism in the Erdogan era? Journalists have had a hard time in Erdogan's Turkey: initially dismissed from their jobs, hundreds went on to be arrested. Now, they're grappling wi...
18:00, 2019-07-11

Opinion: A synod that could make history Catholic bishops have concluded a three-week synod in the Vatican with a focus on climate change and poverty in the Amazon. It has changed the Cathol...
18:40, 2019-10-28

Opinion: Is the Tesla Cybertruck too extreme? Tesla Cybertruck The EV firm's new pick-up is its boldest design yet - but it arguably didn't need to be so radical to succeed Right, the Tesla Cyber...
12:48, 2019-11-22

Opinion: America's weekend of terror Nearly 30 people have been shot dead in El Paso and Dayton. Don't expect the violence to end — the US won't tighten its gun laws, and the president c...
03:16, 2019-08-05

Opinion: Ford's new Puma is a fresh take on the SUV The 'very European' new compact SUV could be the future of the family car The sense of excitement senior Ford people have for the Puma is clear. For...
06:20, 2019-06-26

Opinion: Has Greta Thunberg gone overboard? Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing from Europe to New York to travel carbon-free. But few ordinary people will be able to follow her ...
03:32, 2019-08-15

Opinion: US-Iran escalation a threat, but war unlikely The world is on edge over heightened tensions between the US and Iran. But that doesn't mean military confrontation is imminent, writes Rainer Herman...
20:32, 2019-05-12

Opinion: Will Monsanto be Bayer's undoing? Another heavy blow has been dealt to German company Bayer. The firm was ordered by a US court to pay compensation in yet another glyphosate-related c...
13:00, 2019-05-14

Opinion: The never-ending impeachment hearing The first public hearing in the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump revealed few new insights and was more of a marathon political drama, wr...
11:28, 2019-11-14

Opinion: Take interest in Germany's East! It's only now, 30 years after the Berlin Wall came down, that we're beginning to grasp how brutal the post-communist transformation was for East Germ...
13:00, 2019-11-09

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money and do German te...
14:24, 2019-05-10

Opinion: Why Germany beats the pessimists While investors from all over the world seek their fortunes in Germany, the prophets of doom are talking down Europe's biggest economy. Facts and fea...
13:24, 2019-06-07

Opinion: Land Rover could win at electrification Can the SUV manufacturer emerge from a tumultuous period as a frontrunner of mainstream electrification? Land Rover’s plan to restore sales and fisc...
03:08, 2019-05-13

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Grou...
13:16, 2019-06-27

Opinion: Is Maserati's big relaunch an ambition too far? Exciting plans for seven all-new models by 2023 could be another case of FCA over-promising and under-delivering This latest turnaround plan for Mas...
12:52, 2019-09-27

Opinion: Mazda’s approach to EVs is refreshing Japanese firm's new MX-30 won't follow in the footsteps of so many electric cars on sale today With the fast-arriving advent of many electric vehicle...
04:56, 2019-10-23

Opinion: Why we remember Tiananmen Square Thirty years have gone by since the world watched the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. So why must we remember the events of June 4? It's a decept...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German so...
11:04, 2019-05-31

Opinion: Identity is not just a catchword for radicals Is it possible for a societal group or nation to cultivate an identity and yet still see others as partners? What seemed to be self-evident for many ...
19:52, 2019-10-03

Opinion: Has Max Verstappen grown too big for his boots? The Dutchman's gung-ho approach risks beginning to rankle and opens him to charges of arrogance There are those who believe that Charles Leclerc’s pa...
07:16, 2019-11-29

Opinion: The significance of Germany's constitution Most Germans greatly value their constitution, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve it...
10:48, 2019-05-23

Opinion: Latin America needs solidarity Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Brazil and Venezuela: Large parts of Latin America are on fire with protest. Some simple truths would be worth ke...
19:40, 2019-10-29

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its d...
13:56, 2019-05-23

Opinion: The IPCC is right, if we want food, we have to look after our land As we learn how climate change leaves our food security — and us — hanging in the balance, it's time to stop behaving as though the planet were an en...
18:00, 2019-08-08

Opinion: Nissan will need to up the Juke's game Outgoing Juke used radical styling to obscure its dynamic flaws. The new model won't have that option It would be very easy to paint the outgoing J...
18:08, 2019-09-03

Opinion: New Mk8 Golf is still the most important Volkswagen The new VW Golf is no less important despite not coming will a fully electric powertrain Despite Volkswagen's remarkable EV ramp-up, the more convent...
12:08, 2019-10-03

Opinion: Spain needs a new political culture European states can't just to keep voting and hope that a clear majority will win. They're finding it increasingly difficult to form governments. Spa...
20:40, 2019-11-11

Opinion: Trump vs. Huawei, and the end of the smartphone? The trade spat between Washington and Beijing has reached a new level, with successful Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei stuck in the eye of...
17:24, 2019-05-24

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
13:36, 2019-06-12

Opinion: Boko Haram — no end in sight Ten years ago, the radical Boko Haram sect became a terror organisation and embarked on a trail of murder and mayhem that continues today. The Nigeri...
10:00, 2019-08-01

Opinion: 'Let's hope it wasn't a foreigner' Germany is in shock after a child was killed at Frankfurt's central train station. When tragedies like these happen, people in the country with migra...
06:36, 2019-08-01

Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and c...
14:24, 2019-06-15

Opinion: The power of informal networks In his latest book, historian Niall Ferguson discusses the way networks influence history. This can help us understand the conflicts in the world tod...
20:28, 2019-09-04

Opinion: It's time to end human trafficking To end the trafficking of men, women and children, we need to go after the smugglers — but also hold governments accountable, writes guest commentato...
05:44, 2019-07-30

Opinion: Evo Morales' time is up in Bolivia In the end, an attempt to hold on to power by calling for new elections proved fruitless. Bolivia's president reacted far too late after mass protest...
17:04, 2019-11-11

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But D...
13:04, 2019-06-26

Opinion: Parliament must not just reconvene, it needs to grow up, too The UK's Supreme Court ruling puts immense pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson. But MPs should also be feeling the heat, Mark Hallam argues. It'...
15:16, 2019-09-24

Here's a better way for pro-lifers to win the battle for public opinion Thanks to advances in scientific imagery, neonatal medicine, and contraception development, the pro-life movement is more poised than ever to shift e...
19:56, 2019-05-15

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart,...
21:44, 2019-05-31

Opinion: Europe has also betrayed the Syrians US President Trump is not the only one who has failed Syria. Others, including his predecessor Barack Obama and the European Union have as well, says...
21:08, 2019-10-26

Opinion: Germany is fighting for its identity On the 80th anniversary of the first battle of World War II, the right-wing populist AfD party scored its strongest-ever results in two states. Germa...
23:12, 2019-09-01

Opinion: EU needs a clear refugee policy The number of refugees in Greece is rising again — and the living conditions are miserable. This shows the halfhearted nature of the EU's policy towa...
23:36, 2019-10-04

Opinion: Leclerc must be prioritised at Ferrari Ferrari pit strategy cost pole winner LeClerc in Singapore Monégasque youngster has more to give than his older teammate Vettel - it's time for Ferra...
07:28, 2019-11-27

Opinion: Donald Trump is no accident The incumbent US president is commonly referred to as a "populist," but is that really true? Alexander Görlach sees it differently: Trump's election ...
14:36, 2019-11-27

Opinion: The EU needs a clear refugee policy The number of refugees in Greece is rising again — and the living conditions miserable. This shows how half-hearted the EU’s policy toward asylum-see...
21:04, 2019-10-04

Opinion: Thailand's democratic dictatorship Although Thailand's military junta has now been formally elected into office, its hold on power shows that the country's politics are a tangled hybri...
14:40, 2019-06-06

Opinion: The new Golf showcases the power of now Eighth-generation Golf isn't as future-orientated as the ID 3, but this is to the new car's advantage According to Volkswagen, the electric ID 3’s na...
19:36, 2019-10-24

Opinion: Who can save the UK from political meltdown? It's hard not to feel a sense of doom descending over the UK. Political decorum and dignity have been replaced by bullying and threats. How low can t...
11:08, 2019-09-26

Opinion: The Kremlin fears its own people Russian police reacted with force and arrested more than 1,000 people during opposition protests in Moscow. As the nervousness of Russia's rulers ris...
15:44, 2019-07-29

Opinion: BMW could revive British car manufacturing The 75 was made under BMW’s ownership of Rover BMW sold Land Rover nearly 20 years ago, but maintains a strong presence in British industry BMW’s...
02:44, 2019-08-12

Opinion: Maguire is not enough for United to succeed "Manchester United have dramatically improved their defensive options with the signings of Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, but there is still mu...
14:28, 2019-08-05

Opinion: The perennial fight for freedom The fall of the Berlin Wall has become a global symbol of freedom. But 30 years later, Germany is still searching for its identity. The search shows ...
01:28, 2019-11-09

Opinion: Ineos Grenadier is more convincing now than ever Building a credible Land Rover rival with zero experience of making cars won't be easy, but Ineos has the ingredients to make it work When Sir Jim R...
17:48, 2019-09-18

Opinion: The deadly danger of being a Jew in Germany Worshippers at a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle only narrowly escaped a mass shooting by a neo-Nazi on a Jewish holiday. Anti-Semitism...
17:36, 2019-10-10

Opinion: Performance most important for JLR's new crossover EV JLR's latest project could be a money-earner, but controlling CO2 and performance must be the main objectives Jaguar Land Rover's electric crossover ...
01:24, 2019-10-21

Opinion: EU must react to pressure from Turkey Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip to blackmail the EU. Europe must step up and decide how to react...
20:28, 2019-09-15

Opinion: Lebanon needs more than just protests and outrage The Lebanese government is trying to placate mass protests with economic reforms. That plan could work, but achieving lasting change and progress req...
22:04, 2019-10-21

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will ...
18:12, 2019-07-20

Opinion: Boris Johnson, the UK dictator The British prime minister wants a hard Brexit, no matter the cost. He didn't even hesitate to suspend Parliament. It's the kind of move you'd expect...
23:08, 2019-08-28

Opinion: VAR has stolen football’s soul VAR reared its head again in the Bundesliga, ruling out a Dortmund goal against Borussia Mönchengladbach for a neglible infringement. Video technolog...
22:36, 2019-10-19

Opinion: Why Dyson has dodged a bullet James Dyson was confident his company's EV would be like nothing else on the road Dyson's electric car plans are no more, but the now-axed project wa...
18:52, 2019-10-10

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and thei...
16:44, 2019-08-17

Opinion: Strongmen with weak economies Trump, Putin, Erdogan, Orban — are all "strong leaders" who boast that they are fostering economic dominance. The truth, says Alexander Görlach, is t...
00:48, 2019-05-02

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 wil...
17:28, 2019-08-22

Opinion: Boris Johnson, the UK the dictator The British prime minister wants a hard Brexit, no matter the cost. He didn't even hesitate to suspend Parliament. It's the kind of move you'd expect...
21:24, 2019-08-28

Opinion: Open discussions, not ingratiation The president-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, wants a more objective debate about the rule of law in Europe. But that doesn't...
19:24, 2019-07-21

Opinion: WADA's Russia ban not sufficient The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from major international sporting events for four years. However, this sanction simply doesn't go far ...
16:52, 2019-12-09

Opinion: This Borussia Dortmund can win the Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund's season started with a stutter but a dominant win over Bayer Leverkusen saw them purring along at their best. This team, playing i...
21:00, 2019-09-14

Opinion: Ukraine is tired of yesterday Nowhere is democracy's huge and impressive potential more striking than in Ukraine. The parliamentary elections have confirmed a political shakeup, w...
11:48, 2019-07-22

Opinion: EU-Mercosur pact is still alive Opponents of free trade with South America's Mercosur states are delighted that Austria is stymieing a potential deal. But the agreement is not dead ...
20:00, 2019-09-19

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for...
02:52, 2019-06-24

Opinion: Bundesliga sheds boring tag In recent seasons, the Bundesliga has struggled to deliver a title-race as Bayern Munich have run away with the title year after year. The 2019-20 se...
21:48, 2019-12-07

Opinion: Optimists are stupid. Serves them right. Research by Boston University's School of Medicine in the USA suggests optimists have a 50 percent chance of living longer than pessimists. The study...
19:44, 2019-08-27

Opinion: Why manufacturers won't ditch ICE models yet Demand for the ID 3 will be strong, but not enough to warrant VW axing the Golf Volkswagen can't stake its future on the new ID 3, so the Golf is s...
12:56, 2019-09-11

Opinion: For Germany, India's a partner with potential German Chancellor Angela Merkel is well-advised to show understanding for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He may not be a democratic role model,...
19:56, 2019-11-02

Opinion: Clemens Tönnies' resignation is inevitable Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has revealed a blatantly racist world view. The club and Tönnies have attempted to row back on the comments but ther...
20:04, 2019-08-03

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to sta...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Opinion: Volodymyr Zelenskiy's grace period must end Thus far, the West has been reluctant to criticize the Ukrainian comedian-turned-president. But with some reforms he has instigated appearing anti-de...
21:52, 2019-09-13

Opinion: The exciting season the Bundesliga needed The Bundesliga season is over, and although Bayern Munich have won the title for the seventh consecutive time, DW's Jonathan Harding thinks this has ...
19:56, 2019-05-18

Opinion: Why hillclimbing is the underrated hero of motorsport A range of spectacular cars, enthralling tussles and grass-roots fun are just some of the reasons you should check out the British Hillclimb Champion...
08:36, 2019-12-05

Opinion: Afghanistan's roller-coaster history It should be joyous: 100 years of independence. But Afghanistan is in mourning after a wedding was attacked. The US and the Taliban are thrashing out...
17:16, 2019-08-19

Opinion: Football needs more women like Stephanie Frappart Football, a man's game? For decades people said it. But women have been helping to shape the sport for ages. Now, Joscha Weber argues, it's time for ...
03:32, 2019-08-15

Opinion: Banning phones from the roads is easier said than done Campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee re...
12:40, 2019-08-13

Opinion: End of the road for the International Motor Show German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened Frankfurt's IAA motor show, likely for the last time. Not because her mandate is nearing an end, but because t...
16:40, 2019-09-13

Opinion: Austria's far-right show their true colors The audacity and arrogance of Austria's far-right led to their premature undoing. DW's Barbara Wesel sees the FPÖ scandal as a warning for conservati...
03:04, 2019-05-19

Opinion: Is the VW ID 3 the real electric car game-changer? The just-revealed Volkswagen hatchback promises to make its mark on EV acceptance We’ve all heard many assertions over the past decade on when the t...
20:52, 2019-09-09

Opinion: Georgians oppose Russian meddling Hundreds of Georgians were injured protesting against Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressing Orthodox law-makers in parliament. A veritable political ...
03:32, 2019-06-23

Opinion: Russia still lives in the shadow of the Chechen war The second war in Chechnya that started 20 years ago was supposed to be brief and victorious. Instead, its legacy continues to haunt Russia and Vladi...
15:16, 2019-09-30

Opinion: China, US digging in for long battle What's in a name? Clearly a great deal in the high-stake trade war between the US and China, which has escalated after US President Donald Trump name...
18:36, 2019-08-06

Opinion: Eurovision demonstrates the power of empathy This year's Eurovision Song Contest entries varied from a call to action to end capitalism to pure party songs. The winner won on a personal note, sa...
03:56, 2019-05-19

Opinion: WADA's Russia ban simply not sufficient The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from major international sporting events for four years. However, this sanction simply doesn't go far ...
17:40, 2019-12-09

Opinion: Merkel must step up her China strategy On her latest visit to China, Angela Merkel managed to sign 11 deals and also brought up the Hong Kong crisis. But she failed to take a genuinely cou...
21:44, 2019-09-08

Opinion: Russia's opportunistic partnership with Africa This renewed Russia-Africa partnership could become another debt trap for Africa. African leaders should tread with caution signing nuclear power dea...
12:36, 2019-10-24

Opinion: Hamilton's greatness transcends just stats Hamilton becomes F1 world champion for a sixth time Much has been written about the F1 champion's win record and six world championships, but his int...
07:20, 2019-11-20

Opinion: The chilling reality of a warming world – It’s up to us. The latest report by the IPCC shows the impacts of climate change on the ocean and the earth's frozen regions. Urgent action is needed, says DW's Ire...
12:49, 2019-09-25

Opinion: German bureaucracy discriminates against women "Men first" is the premise in German officialdom, which treats heterosexual women as appendages to their husbands. Germany has a long way to go to ma...
16:04, 2019-08-28

Opinion: Von der Leyen's ambitious plans come with a price tag The new EU Commission head wants to turn the bloc into a geopolitical, environmental and technological leader. All laudable goals, but von der Leyen ...
06:08, 2019-11-28

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
16:20, 2019-06-15

Opinion: Iran's bloody protests are just the beginning The protests in Iran following the tripling of fuel prices are arguably the most significant in the 40-year history of the Islamic Republic. They cou...
16:08, 2019-11-28

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, s...
13:00, 2019-07-10

Opinion: Champion Clijsters' shock return a very welcome one "The Belgian will be back on tour in 2020, playing a reduced schedule as she looks for her fifth Grand Slam title - and it\u0027s a very welcome retu...
21:32, 2019-09-12

Opinion: Brabham is back and may be heading for Le Mans 1975 Brazilian GP: Pace's Brabham won from sixth on the grid Revived after a period of dormancy, the British marque could tussle with an equally rege...
01:28, 2019-12-06

Opinion: Facebook's Libra and the power of money Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have been around for a while. But ever since Facebook started pursuing its own currency, financial authorities in the W...
16:44, 2019-10-25

Opinion: Does Porsche have the brand appeal of Tesla? Porsche has a brilliant past and present, but Tesla’s reign as the cool kid of EVs means brand competition is fierce Porsche, purveyor of extraordin...
16:52, 2019-09-04

Opinion: Iran must save P5+1 nuclear deal — not the EU Iran has waited for the EU to react as it reneges on its obligations under the international nuclear agreement. The ball, however, is in Iran's court...
16:04, 2019-09-07

Opinion: Beijing's cultural genocide in Xinjiang The China Cables leak shows Beijing is busy with a monstrous experiment on an entire people, the Uighurs. They need European solidarity in the face o...
19:16, 2019-11-25

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wants your opinion on AI inventions The U.S. Patent and Trademark's Office wants public comment on patenting artificial intelligence inventions and how AI may reshape intellectual prope...
18:56, 2019-08-27

Opinion: The chilling reality of a warming world – It's up to us. The latest report by the IPCC shows the impacts of climate change on the ocean and the earth's frozen regions. Urgent action is needed, says DW's Ire...
00:52, 2019-09-26

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise the...
11:48, 2019-05-25

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control languag...
14:40, 2019-05-30

Opinion: Land Rover's new models were inevitable Baby Land Rover will look ‘smoother’ than the DC100 concepts CO2 limits and demand for affordable SUVs make baby Land Rover a no-brainer, while the E...
01:40, 2019-12-09

Opinion: Syrian hospitals have become death traps Hospitals in Syria have been bombed and medical staff killed as the war continues. There's no one to help those who are trying to help, writes Dr. Ah...
13:36, 2019-07-30

Opinion: Why Canadian GP controversy is good for Formula 1 Vettel rejoined circuit just ahead of Hamilton Sebastian Vettel's contentious penalty for his Canadian Grand Prix moment has sparked plenty of deba...
15:04, 2019-06-10

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital regio...
19:16, 2019-05-22

Opinion: Why Formula E is succeeding in New York City An exciting season finale proves the electric race series is maturing quickly, and that manufacturers are firmly on board Even in its third season ...
12:16, 2019-07-15

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ...
13:24, 2019-08-10

Opinion: For Germany, India is a partner with potential German Chancellor Angela Merkel is well-advised to show understanding for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He may not be a democratic role model,...
02:00, 2019-11-03

Opinion: Specter of MH17 haunts Kremlin Dutch-led investigations into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine have unearthed new evidence that points the finger squarely ...
14:00, 2019-11-20

Opinion: Tesla's Germany plans are no coincidence In typical Elon Musk style, he almost casually announced plans to build the European Tesla factory on the outskirts of Berlin. For German carmakers t...
16:28, 2019-11-13

Opinion: Trump calling off Taliban talks is not the end The US president's surprise announcement has stalled negotiations. But neither the US nor the Taliban can risk scrapping the troop pullout deal entir...
21:44, 2019-09-08

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet ...
00:44, 2019-06-11

Opinion: New Porsche 718 GT4 receives the engine it deserves Naturally aspirated, 911-derived flat-six is good news for eco-warriors and thrill-seekers alike Much of the new Cayman GT4’s mechanical make-up see...
05:40, 2019-06-18

Opinion: Chile's constitution must come quicker than planned The fact that Chile’s government and opposition parties have agreed the country needs a new constitution is a historic event. But the process must be...
19:24, 2019-11-17

Opinion: Huawei's 5G plan for Germany is a bad deal China does everything it can to block access to information, particularly from the foreign press. So letting a Chinese firm build Germany's 5G networ...
18:56, 2019-07-09

Opinion: Should the Eurovision Song Contest be politicized? Orthodox rabbis and pro-Palestine activists are fiercely critical of the Eurovision Song Contest this year in Israel. But most people just want to en...
00:48, 2019-05-18

Opinion: EU's 'no' to Western Balkans could spark conflict The EU's fatal decision to block Albania and Macedonia's path to membership will destabilize the Western Balkans. The EU is lacking clarity when it c...
00:00, 2019-11-09

Opinion: Suppressing religion is about power, not faith Those who prevent believers from practicing their faith and destroy places of worship are usually concerned with something quite different than merel...
22:08, 2019-05-06

If ‘Pain Is an Opinion,’ There Are Ways to Change Your Mind All pain is real, but it’s also true that it’s “made by the brain” and that we can exert some control over it....
11:24, 2019-12-02

Opinion: Green numberplates could be a sign of progress Would green plates help people spot the Volkswagen e-Golf from the regular version? Government's plan to give low-emissions cars green numberplates c...
11:04, 2019-10-22

Opinion: Spain's overdue end to dictator adoration The exhumation of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco from the Valley of the Fallen is far from uncontested. But his tomb was a symbol of anti-democrac...
11:48, 2019-10-25

Opinion: Are oil-powered cars heading the way of the fur coat? Fur coats were once revered as the height of opulence, but no more. Could the car industry head the same way? Not so long ago I firmly believed that...
17:04, 2019-09-23

Nancy Pelosi Had a Good Opinion For a Change Asked about the horrific photo of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter Valeria which made headlines earlier this week, House Speaker Nancy...
20:16, 2019-06-27

Opinion: North Macedonia cements its pro-Western course Stevo Pendarovski should bring back the dignity and credibility to the office lost under his predecessor Gjorge Ivanov, writes Boris Georgievski....
03:40, 2019-05-06

Opinion: The magic of 'Robbery' will be impossible to recreate A dynamic duo and organic brand, Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben's legendary era with Bayern Munich will end this summer. 'Robbery' did more than just...
20:28, 2019-05-05

Opinion: Foreign aid is a hindrance to Rohingya repatriation Local and international NGOs have been working hard to provide relief to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. But their efforts are proving to be counter...
15:24, 2019-08-25

Opinion: Fortress Europe cracks open Leading European Union interior ministers have reached a deal on redistributing migrants rescued in the Mediterranean. It's a small sign of progress ...
23:00, 2019-09-23

Opinion: Is the Middle East seeing a new Arab Spring? From protests in Iraq and Lebanon to regime change in Sudan and Algeria, the uprisings in the Arab world are reminiscent of those that swept the Midd...
16:28, 2019-11-08

Opinion: A Ukraine summit to Putin's taste The Ukrainian president may consider the Paris summit to be a draw with Russia, but he couldn't be more wrong, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
11:56, 2019-12-10

Opinion: Action, not outcry will save the Amazon The Amazon rainforest is on fire and it's all Bolsonaro's fault. The world is outraged, but that's not going far enough. The global community will ha...
19:44, 2019-08-23

Opinion: Schalke have found their man in David Wagner After years in the wilderness, Schalke produced one of their best displays in years with a 3-1 win at Leipzig. Schalke may have finally found their p...
21:44, 2019-09-28

Opinion: can Volvo succeed where governments have failed? Volvo now offers an electrified version of its entire range The Swedish firm believes that it can take a lead on tackling climate change through bold...
02:40, 2019-10-17

Opinion: Mexicans continue to bet on AMLO, one year in Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) has been in office for one year. Despite the country's huge problems, most of the population ha...
20:20, 2019-12-01

Opinion: Unnecessary Sea-Watch 3 provocations from both sides The arrest of the "Sea-Watch 3" captain raises the question of who stands to benefit from such acts of protest. Ultimately, it may play into the hand...
19:20, 2019-07-01

Opinion: India's government is playing with fire India's ruling party has delivered on its promise to revoke the special autonomous status for Jammu and Kashmir. It is a risky move, but there is a c...
19:12, 2019-08-05

Opinion: a beginner's guide to the Nurburgring 24 hours Fantastic machinery, crazy fans and action-packed racing should make the N24 a fixture on any petrolhead’s calendar The Nürburgring is a place that ...
12:08, 2019-06-25

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks...
18:44, 2019-06-05

Opinion: Boris Johnson's clowning glory The UK got the news on Tuesday that Boris Johnson is the next Tory party leader and is now set to become the country's new prime minister. Rob Mudge ...
14:12, 2019-07-23

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests...
11:20, 2019-07-23

What3words: 'Life-saving app' divides opinion First responders have been singing the praises of what3words but some have reservations about the tech....
03:16, 2019-09-21

Opinion: More money won't alone fix Germany's military woes Germany's new defense minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has told the Bundestag she wants a bigger defense budget. But simply throwing more money ...
19:48, 2019-07-24

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left...
02:48, 2019-06-07

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch...
00:36, 2019-08-22

Opinion: modern F1 has a single track mind a href=/car-news/motorsport/opinion-modern-f1-has-single-track-mindimg src=https://www.autocar.co.uk/sites/autocar.co.uk/files/styles/car_review_imag...
07:52, 2019-11-22

Opinion: How much violence do we show as a media outlet? DW is committed to depicting reality, including its atrocious side. But where are our limits? When do we have to show violent images? When do we redo...
18:40, 2019-11-15

Opinion: A reborn Elan could drive in a new era for Lotus Reviving the Elan plays to company's strengths in making chassises and the famous Elan brand name. With it on the way, Lotus's future looks bright Ha...
07:44, 2019-11-04

Opinion: Bayern Munich do not look like Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich hold a four-point lead in the title race, but DW's Davis VanOpdorp doesn't think they're playing like champions. That's troubling with ...
21:56, 2019-05-04

Opinion: Poland solidifies its illiberal politics Poland is increasingly becoming an illiberal democracy. The nationalist right-wing Law and Justice party plans to hold onto power by consolidating th...
20:44, 2019-10-16

Opinion: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer — a battle is won, but the war isn't over By offering to quit unless the party backed her, CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has bravely confronted her critics. But AKK's possible path to...
20:08, 2019-11-22

Opinion: Is 'Emperor Abiy' at the gates in Ethiopia? The exact details of last weekend's foiled "coup" in Ethiopia still remain unclear. But the prime minister and his government could emerge strengthen...
21:32, 2019-06-24

Opinion: Egypt's suffering has reached its limits A fresh wave of demonstrations has broken out in Egypt. The el-Sissi regime is alarmed, but has learned from the past, writes Rainer Hermann of the F...
14:24, 2019-09-29

Opinion: Websites Ask for Permissions And Attack Forgiveness Web pages are increasingly powerful—asking for notifications, webcam access, or location—but this great power comes with great vulnerabilities....
15:24, 2019-11-19

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you foll...
12:12, 2019-06-04

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why R...
19:32, 2019-07-06

Opinion: are shape-changing cars the future? Suzuki’s Waku concept gives us an intriguing glimpse into what might be Suzuki unveiled the Waku SPO concept at the Tokyo motor show, where it instan...
17:36, 2019-10-23

Opinion: Jaguar gets on the front foot with an electric XJ Electric XJ will follow in the footsteps of Jaguar's EV pioneer, the I-Pace JLR's plans for an electric XJ have been confirmed, and could be the fi...
10:44, 2019-07-05

Opinion: Austria's election hasn't changed anything — yet The conservative People's Party and the Greens made big gains in Austria's snap election, and the far-right Freedom Party took a beating. But that do...
04:04, 2019-09-30

Opinion: why Ferrari has brought back the GTS after 50 years Ferrari 812 GTS The new Ferrari 812 GTS showcases a key new goal for Ferrari: unpredictability These days, Ferrari model line-ups are fairly predi...
18:20, 2019-09-09

Opinion: Trump has no plan — and is panicked and paranoid Rashly, without a plan or strategy, Trump ordered US troops to withdraw from Syria, a move that has antagonized members of his own party. No matter, ...
22:40, 2019-10-09

Opinion: Why we've reached peak wheel size - for now The Audi RS Q8 debuts with 23in rims, but don't expect bigger alloys any time soon The RS Q8 is the first Audi to be launched with 23in alloys - and ...
16:48, 2019-11-20

Opinion: F1's young guns have Hamilton in their crosshairs Verstappen and Leclerc: the biggest threats to Hamilton Which of the generation Z talents will make Hamilton generation ex? As Lewis Hamilton moves i...
07:56, 2019-12-10

Opinion: Women in Turkey (and elsewhere) are not fair game A Turkish man kills his former wife in broad daylight, and thousands take to the streets to protest violence against women. But the shocking crime is...
16:52, 2019-08-31

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he arg...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Opinion: Germany faces turbulent times The resignation of Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles makes early elections in Germany more likely. But both the CDU and the SPD should avoid any h...
15:04, 2019-06-02

Opinion: Cameroon’s stillborn dialogue for peace Talks convened by President Paul Biya to solve the Anglophone crisis have begun in Yaounde without separatist leader Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe. DW’s Fr...
11:32, 2019-09-30

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committe...
16:24, 2019-08-13

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader ha...
23:36, 2019-06-07

Opinion: how Rover’s failings provides a history lesson for UK government BMW had to sell the Rover Group, including MG When BMW requested aid to save Rover in 1999, the government refused. We reflect on lessons learned ...
02:56, 2019-08-05

Opinion: Focus is on Huawei tech as China launches 5G The People's Republic of China has launched Huawei 5G networks, but the telecoms giant cannot shake off the view it is too close to the Chinese gover...
16:20, 2019-11-01

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under contro...
16:24, 2019-08-01

Facebook fact-checking to exempt opinion and satire Facebook is planning to exempt opinion pieces and satire from its fact-checking program, sources told The Wall Street Journal, amid recent controvers...
02:32, 2019-10-02

Opinion: Audi's new headlights are good enough to play a movie Innovative digital matrix lighting on E-tron Sportback may do an uncanny impression of a cinema projector, but it gets truly clever on the motorway A...
03:40, 2019-11-20

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a thr...
16:24, 2019-07-17

Opinion: Von der Leyen a sound choice in turbulent times Up to the last minute it was unclear if Ursula von der Leyen would be accepted as the next European Commission president. Her stellar speech and a la...
22:32, 2019-07-16

Opinion: A more stable Bentley can now focus on niche projects The possibility of a open-top sports tourer is a natural next step for the Crewe-based firm The Rolls-Royce Sweptail, a one-off custom model costing ...
01:48, 2019-11-27

Opinion: Why Ford has gambled on calling its electric SUV a Mustang The Mustang badge brings upmarket appeal to the brand, but success will ultimately depend on the car On a recent trip to the United States, I met a M...
11:24, 2019-11-19

Opinion: China's newest EV start-up is worth taking seriously Human Horizons HiPhi 1 There are nearly 500 EV start-ups registered in China, and most are doomed to failure. Can Human Horizons be any different? ...
14:40, 2019-08-01

Opinion: Polish leader Kaczynski's political calculations pay off The results of parliamentary polls in Poland come as no surprise. PiS party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski's policies aimed at "ordinary folks" have made ...
16:56, 2019-10-14

Opinion: Rodrigo Duterte, protector of women's rights? A law to create "safe streets and public spaces" in the Philippines has been signed into law by Rodrigo Duterte. But the law isn't an achievement of ...
14:36, 2019-07-17

Opinion: Sebastian Kurz, the stone-faced chancellor After 17 months in office, the chancellor's former coalition partners, as well as the opposition, no longer have confidence in him. The vote was an u...
19:36, 2019-05-28

Opinion: Berlin derby was an advert for German fan culture, but some went too far The football might have been underwhelming in the Berlin derby, but this was German fan culture at its best — until rockets were fired onto the pitch...
23:04, 2019-11-02

Opinion: Schalke under David Wagner are greater than the sum of their parts While Lucien Favre is failing to get the most out of an expensively-assembled Dortmund squad, the opposite is true of David Wagner and Schalke. DW's ...
21:28, 2019-10-26

Opinion: Kovac not Bayern Munich's only problem but doing himself no favors Niko Kovac oversaw Bayern Munich's heaviest league defeat in a decade and the champions are four points off the pace. It's not all his fault but he's...
20:12, 2019-11-02

Opinion: What China and the Koreas can learn from German reunification Even though the current situation in Asia differs fundamentally from that of Europe in 1989-90, three basic rules should apply to every process of un...
16:28, 2019-11-13

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
17:16, 2019-07-13

Election 2019: Can we trust opinion polls? - podcast Opinion polls are showing a lead for the Conservatives but as the Prospect editor, Tom Clark, says, pundits and journalists should resist over-interp...
04:36, 2019-11-26

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war,...
14:04, 2019-07-14

Opinion: Scrapping the INF treaty is risky — and a lost opportunity The INF treaty was far from perfect. But instead of abandoning the deal altogether, Russia and the US should have modernized the agreement. Yet it se...
01:48, 2019-08-03

How Cardi B Changed Anna Wintour's Opinion of Her Style Cardi B has won over Anna Wintour. In a new segment of Vogue's "Go Ask Anna," the iconic editor-in-chief was asked to weigh in on the Grammy-winnin...
18:24, 2019-07-03

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
02:48, 2019-05-31

Opinion: Herzl Award for Merkel is a recognition and a responsibility Each year, the World Jewish Congress honors individuals who stand for a world in which Jews can live in safety and dignity. That is why Angela Merkel...
20:08, 2019-10-28

Opinion: Power overrules the law — especially in Middle East politics The US is dismantling the foundations of a Middle East policy based on international law. Its decision to condone Israeli settlements is just the lat...
20:52, 2019-11-19

Giants’ plan for Saquon Barkley after second opinion on ankle Saquon Barkley will avoid the knife, but his timeline for a return remains cloudy. The verdict from the second opinion on the Giants running back’s h...
18:04, 2019-09-26

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family busi...
10:24, 2019-07-16

Opinion: Freedom of speech in Germany — be mainstream or be quiet German society is growing increasingly intolerant of dissenting opinions. It is succumbing to dangerous uniform thinking, which undermines democracy,...
19:48, 2019-11-01

Opinion: 70 years of PRC — China's Communists don't deserve all the credit On the 70th birthday of the People's Republic of China, the country's ruling Communist Party gives itself high marks. But academic Perry Link disagre...
17:40, 2019-09-30

Opinion: South Africans need to face some harsh truths South Africans need to take a long, hard look at themselves and stop blaming foreigners for their country's woes, says South African journalist Shaaz...
21:24, 2019-09-05

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Ma...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it...
17:56, 2019-05-30

Opinion: Afghan politicians must honor voter courage The threats of the Taliban have failed to prevent Afghans from voting in the presidential election. Politicians should respect their courage and must...
01:04, 2019-09-29

Opinion: What China and Korea can learn from German reunification Even though the current situation in Asia differs fundamentally from that of Europe in 1989-90, three basic rules should apply to every process of un...
16:00, 2019-11-13

Opinion: Political craftsman Macron scores victory at the G7 Emmanuel Macron proved himself to be a master of diplomacy at this year's G7 by outmaneuvering the US President on Iran. In doing so, he's also taken...
11:12, 2019-08-26

Opinion: India's forced unity will not bring peace India is to be a unified nation, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. People in Kashmir are experiencing what that entails. The region is a tind...
18:56, 2019-08-15

Opinion: The Caster Semenya verdict is 'wrong and demeaning' Champion sprinter Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against regulations limiting testosterone levels in certain women's athletic events. DW's Zippor...
11:36, 2019-05-04

Opinion: Will Amazon's electric vans disrupt the car industry? The internet retailing giant's big order with Rivian could be hugely significant for the development of electric vehicles Internet retailing giant A...
13:44, 2019-09-20

Opinion: Has the new Land Rover Defender lost its intrigue? A succession of leaks and teaser images have taken much of the drama out of the forthcoming Defender's rebirth Resurrecting dead icons is not a new ...
17:36, 2019-06-25

Opinion: No political solution in sight in Hong Kong Hong Kong police is threatening to use live ammunition, but applying more force will not solve the situation. Hong Kong is facing a political crisis ...
11:00, 2019-11-18

Opinion: why the Volkswagen ID R is tackling a 'crazy' Chinese hill The Volkswagen ID R at Tianmen Mountain Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road packs 99 turns into 6.776 miles – and local bus drivers attack all of them with ...
18:16, 2019-09-01

Opinion: Goodbye car makers, hello mobility solutions providers Social pressures, the rising cost of development and the rapid pace of the industry are all factors influencing the shift towards shared mobility Car...
22:08, 2019-10-22

Opinion: Why Ford has gambled on calling its electric EV a Mustang The Mustang badge brings upmarket appeal to the brand, but success will ultimately depend on the car On a recent trip to the United States, I met a M...
03:56, 2019-11-18

Opinion: Süle's injury leaves Löw with just one viable option Niklas Süle's injury could rule him out of Euro 2020, leaving Germany coach Joachim Löw with a conundrum. The coach needs to admit to past mistakes a...
18:04, 2019-10-21

Saquon Barkley to visit ankle specialist for second opinion Saquon Barkley will miss several weeks dealing with a high ankle sprain. The star running back and the Giants are leaving no stone unturned making su...
21:48, 2019-09-24

Opinion: Amazon 'Leticia Pact' was a wasted opportunity Over the weekend, seven countries gathered in Colombia and signed the "Leticia Pact" to save the Amazon rainforest. But Brazil's president was a no-s...
23:48, 2019-09-09

Opinion: 3 proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, ...
10:52, 2019-05-03

Opinion: Three proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, ...
10:04, 2019-05-03

Opinion: Georgia caught up in geopolitical power struggle Georgia is in turmoil. Hundreds of people were injured in protests earlier this week in Tbilisi, and the parliamentary speaker was forced to resign. ...
12:44, 2019-06-23

Opinion: Spain closes chapter on honoring Franco The exhumation of the long-term Spanish dictator is anything but uncontested. But it's a historic turning point in Spain's national consensus, ending...
13:44, 2019-10-24

Opinion: Led by Megan Rapinoe, this World Cup should be a seminal moment From her comments about Donald Trump to her criticism of FIFA, Megan Rapinoe has been the perfect voice for the Women's World Cup. Now it's up to FIF...
00:24, 2019-07-08

Opinion: Women's World Cup hurt by lack of organization Germany's win against Nigeria was played in front of an almost full house. This is the exception rather than the rule, owing partly to FIFA's lack of...
20:36, 2019-06-22

Opinion: Spineless Borussia Dortmund show same old problems never went away Dortmund's 3-1 defeat to Bundesliga new boys Union Berlin came as a shock on Matchday three. After a host of smart signings in the summer, they were ...
23:28, 2019-08-31

Opinion: 80 years after World War II, we must fight for an open Europe This weekend, Poland commemorates the start of World War II in September 1939. For Germans, in particular, there is an increasing obligation to take ...
21:00, 2019-08-31

Opinion: Extinction Rebellion — nothing matters to this doomsday cult Extinction Rebellion founder Roger Hallam has downplayed the Holocaust. The statement disqualifies him as a spokesman and casts an unflattering light...
18:48, 2019-11-21

Opinion: A desperate move by Iranian President Rouhani Iran's move to partially withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal not only jeopardizes the landmark international agreement, but also puts an end to the e...
17:40, 2019-05-08

Opinion: Heart, not talent, make Liverpool miracle men From Istanbul to Anfield, Liverpool have made a habit of pulling off the impossible. It's not talent, but their relationship with their fans that mak...
16:36, 2019-05-08

Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy It's not too late for US trading partners to decide which path to take: one based on retaliation leading to trade destruction, or a path where tariff...
15:12, 2019-08-15

Opinion: EU must join US in renewed Western Balkans talks Washington is bringing the Western Balkan states back to the negotiating table. The US initiative should galvanize the EU, which is currently busy wi...
22:20, 2019-09-10

Opinion: President Trump's critics fall silent With John Bolton's departure, a reckless warmonger leaves the White House. This may be a good sign for diplomacy, but he was also one of the last cri...
10:44, 2019-09-11

Opinion: Disappointment and hope in Germany's World Cup exit Germany are out of the Women's World Cup. DW's Jonathan Harding thinks that although the defeat was deserved and the manner of the exit was disappoin...
21:56, 2019-06-29

Opinion: Imran Khan — One year of stumbling ineptitude Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan promised to provide relief to citizens when he came to power last year, but his government has only added to thei...
14:04, 2019-08-16

Opinion: Bundesliga title race better than Premier League's With three of the big five leagues won, only the English and German champions remain unknown. DW's Matt Pearson says the twists and turns at the Bund...
21:40, 2019-05-11

Opinion: Istanbul election re-do is a death knell for democracy Turkey's electoral authority has given in to presidential pressure: Istanbul's mayoral election will be rerun — and overseen largely by his henchmen....
01:56, 2019-05-07

Opinion: Hamas' and Israel's short but confusing weekend war The attacks were as spontaneous as the susbsequent cease-fire. What caused the most recent violence in Israel and Gaza? It seems the Israeli governme...
20:28, 2019-05-06

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal pr...
20:52, 2019-07-03

Opinion: JLR boss Ralf Speth on preparing for Brexit Speth: "Where am I going to store 20 million parts a day?" Britain's biggest car maker faces concerns over parts deliveries and administrative dela...
14:24, 2019-09-10

Opinion: Green number plates could be a sign of progress Would green plates help people spot the Volkswagen e-Golf from the regular version? Government's plan to give low-emissions cars green number plates ...
10:24, 2019-10-22

Opinion: Volkswagen's 'friendlier, people-focused' era begins with the ID 3 Electric hatch's 'smiling face' is a sign that Volkswagen is leaving the legacy of Dieselgate behind There was some light relief at the Frankfurt sh...
12:56, 2019-09-10

Opinion: Germany's silence on racist Wächtersbach attack On Monday, a black man was shot by a white German in Hesse. But, instead of mass outrage over the racist attack, many people seem more concerned over...
18:40, 2019-07-26

Opinion: World must wake up to the horror of anti-Semitism The attack on a synagogue in Germany on Judaism’s holiest day should be a shocking wake-up call to us all. Concerted effort at all levels of society ...
22:36, 2019-10-10

Opinion: Why the Mercedes-Benz EQV is an electric game-changer Mercedes-Benz Vans boss Marcus Breitschwerd is confident about the future of the commercial vehicle segment Stuttgart’s new zero-emission people ca...
16:48, 2019-08-20

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an...
18:40, 2019-05-23

Opinion: Vladimir Putin's law to stifle Russian journalists A new law in Russia could shut down critical speech by reclassifying some journalists as "foreign agents." By creating a climate of fear, the governm...
19:00, 2019-12-04

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "de...
13:20, 2019-06-13

Opinion: Audi has a head start over electric rivals While other manufacturers scrabble to bring a bespoke EV platform to market, Audi already has four to work with As a premium brand with performance h...
00:24, 2019-10-04

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Ge...
05:20, 2019-06-19

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nati...
18:28, 2019-07-08

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of sys...
12:40, 2019-07-31

Opinion: Brexit sinks Theresa May's UK prime ministership The beleaguered PM has thrown in the towel: She could not deliver on Brexit as promised. But her successor, too, will find that reconciling the Brexi...
19:44, 2019-05-24

Opinion: After election win, Romania's Klaus Iohannis must deliver President Iohannis secured an overwhelming two-thirds majority in Sunday's election. The time is now ripe for a fresh start in Romanian politics, say...
03:28, 2019-11-25

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especia...
18:44, 2019-06-14

Opinion: Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's colonial ruler Jair Bolsonaro says Emmanuel Macron's offer to help Brazil fight the Amazon forest fires makes him look like a colonial ruler. The Brazilian presiden...
22:08, 2019-08-27

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
20:08, 2019-06-16

Opinion: Vladimir Putin is not afraid to confront Germany The Kremlin values its special ties to Berlin, but Russian President Vladimir Putin's principle is to never be seen as weak. If Germany's government ...
20:32, 2019-12-05

Opinion: The ball is now in Hong Kong government's court Hong Kongers sent a clear message to the city's government in the local elections held this weekend. But no one really believes Chief Executive Carri...
13:20, 2019-11-25

Opinion: Donald Trump's ice-cold Greenland calculus In offering to buy Greenland, US President Donald Trump is trying once again to disrupt the postwar Western order. What he is mainly interested in is...
02:28, 2019-08-20

Opinion: By throwing flares, Mainz ultras damaged their own cause German fans are frequently demonized for their use of pyrotechnics, which many would like to see legalized. But by throwing flares onto the pitch, Ma...
00:16, 2019-08-11

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his BJP party, have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country an...
15:44, 2019-05-23

How accurate are opinion polls for UK general election 2019? Exactly two weeks from today, millions of people across the country will be voting in the General Election on December 12....
14:44, 2019-11-28

Why Norris has changed opinion over Suzuka Albon clash Lando Norris admits he is "more unhappy" with Formula 1 rival Alex Albon's Japanese Grand Prix lunge after reviewing footage, as he feels the Red Bul...
22:00, 2019-10-24

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed ...
17:28, 2019-06-21

Opinion: why Skoda is looking to start-ups for 'simply clever' new ideas One of Skoda's 'simply clever' features is doors which conceal umbrellas The Czech firm is proud of the practical features hidden in its cars – and i...
11:16, 2019-10-30

Opinion: The world must wake up to the horror of anti-Semitism The attack on a synagogue in Germany on Judaism's holiest day should be a shocking wake-up call to us all. Concerted effort at all levels of society ...
00:00, 2019-10-11

Opinion: why the Discovery Sport is crucial for Land Rover Brand's biggest seller needs to be a hit with customers if it will help boost revenue The new Discovery Sport might be easy to overlook in Land Rove...
21:20, 2019-05-21

Opinion: Land Rover's new Defender could save the Discovery Now the Defender is here, the Discovery can begin to distance itself from the Range Rover and forge its own character While Land Rover makes hay fro...
02:16, 2019-09-13

Opinion: German unification — time for the next generation to step up Has German unification been accomplished, three decades on? By no means, says Kay-Alexander Scholz, because of its difficult legacy. It is now up to ...
14:08, 2019-10-03

Opinion: Boris Johnson in Brussels — visibly invisible Boris Johnson's ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the...
08:32, 2019-07-20

Opinion: Germany not ready to win Euro 2020, and that's fine Germany will not be challenging to lift the European Championship trophy in 2020, and that's fine given the team's new development cycle. The current...
14:00, 2019-11-20

Opinion: Germany's awkward search for a national identity continues Expect the soul-searching about what it means to be German to continue after changes to the Nationality Act. The old standards used to establish a na...
17:24, 2019-07-01

Opinion: Strait of Hormuz crisis a political dead-end for Germany The past few days have highlighted a key shortcoming in Germany's foreign policy. Berlin's response to the Iran crisis shows the country's limited ab...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It sta...
20:16, 2019-06-12

Opinion: Bayern Munich had no choice but to sack Niko Kovac A shambolic showing in Frankfurt cost Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac his job. With the record champions more vulnerable than they've been in yea...
00:52, 2019-11-04

Opinion: Jadon Sancho is now Borussia Dortmund’s most important player The English teenager struck again against a stubborn Eintracht Frankfurt on matchday five. Sancho always had the skill, but has now added an end prod...
22:24, 2019-09-22

Opinion: Mind-blowing Evija is only the start for revived Lotus Heavy, jaw-droppingly powerful and costly - the Evija is no normal Lotus With a claimed power output of 1973bhp, this new hypercar is exciting in i...
20:08, 2019-07-16

New York Times opinion team declares America isn’t so great: ‘We’re just OK’ The New York Times opinion team got an early start on celebrating Independence Day, declaring that America is “just OK” with a video that argues the ...
20:36, 2019-07-02

Opinion: Fate of two-state solution depends on Israel vote There is more at stake than whether Benjamin Netanyahu will secure himself another term. It could also decide whether a two-state solution for Israel...
16:40, 2019-09-16

Opinion:John Bercow redefined the role of UK Parliament speaker Obnoxious, pig-headed, pompous and a bully: That's a smattering of what John Bercow was called while Speaker of the UK's House of Commons. But his di...
21:40, 2019-10-30

Opinion: Could China send the military to occupy Hong Kong? The people of semiautonomous Hong Kong are right to be concerned about China's government. The FAZ journalist Peter Sturm explores the mainland's pot...
20:40, 2019-07-27

Opinion: Ignore Neville's outburst, Lionesses were poor and must improve "England manager Phil Neville was left fuming by the behaviour of the Cameroon’s players but was all what it seemed? Carrie Dunn gives her view on th...
17:08, 2019-06-24

Opinion: Bayern Munich should be in no rush to replace Hansi Flick Bayern Munich are playing with freedom and belief under Hansi Flick. With the team in the hands of a man respected by the players and fans, Bayern sh...
18:00, 2019-11-24

Opinion: Greek government change amid beach holiday For the time being, the conservative victory in Greece's snap elections spells the end for Alexis Tsipras' "leftist revolution." The voters are disen...
13:48, 2019-07-08

Opinion: Smaller Frankfurt show to feature two big star cars The Volkswagen ID 3 and new Land Rover Defender are set to dominate attention at this year's 'compact' show They’re calling this a ‘reduced’ Frankfu...
15:48, 2019-09-09

Opinion: Khan-Trump meeting – will Islamabad deliver to Washington? Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's meeting with US President Donald Trump went smoothly. But the future of US-Pakistan ties depend on Islamabad's ...
08:04, 2019-07-23

Opinion: Last orders — John Bercow bows out as Parliament speaker Obnoxious, pig-headed, pompous and a bully: Those are just a sample of what John Bercow has been called during his tenure as the speaker of the UK's ...
21:24, 2019-10-30

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a gr...
12:08, 2019-06-11

Opinion: Deutsche Bank halts global adventure in lending The days when Deutsche Bank officials played big to win big are over. The lender's new credo is "back to the roots." The plan to overhaul Deutsche Ba...
01:40, 2019-07-08

Opinion: Robert Mugabe's dead, but Zimbabwe's woes persist Zimbabwe's youth felt betrayed by the greed of Robert Mugabe and his generation. The former autocrat may be dead, but there are those in government w...
20:08, 2019-09-06