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Poaching threatens fundamental principles of the UN

On 26 September Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier hosted a high‑level meeting on poaching and illicit wildlife trafficking together with Gabonese President Bongo Ondimba. more

G7 foreign ministers meeting under German Presidency

Foreign Minister Steinmeier invited his counterparts from the G7 countries to a meeting of foreign ministers on the margins of the UN General Assembly on Thursday (25 September). more

Iran: Time to resolve the nuclear issue

Foreign Minister Steinmeier met Iranian President Rouhani on the fringes of the UN General Assembly on 25 September. They spoke about the situation in the Middle East and Iran’s nuclear programme. more


Supporting the fight against Ebola

The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is the worst epidemic since the virus was discovered in 1976. The Federal Government has provided more than 16 million euros to help combat the virus. more

'Liberty Train' multimedia project

The magazine deutschland.de is running a special blog and using social media to accompany the docu-drama about the journey of GDR embassy refugees from Prague. more

Master’s programme for computer science lecturers from Afghanistan

The motto of this year’s event was 'Information technology is the door to the world in the era of globalisation. It enables Afghanistan to join the international economy.' more

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