News in the morning – News of November 15, 2022 – Politics


What is important today

Meeting in Bali: Ukraine war sharply condemned at G-20 summit. This is by no means a matter of course: at the G-20 summit, despite Russia’s membership, there should be a joint final declaration. The draft sees the military conflict as the cause of immense economic and humanitarian suffering in the world. Go to Article

Agreement in Brussels: More than 186 billion euros earmarked for the 2023 EU budget. In a statement, the EU Parliament explains that one billion euros more could be made available than originally planned by the EU Commission, among other things to deal with the consequences of the war in Ukraine and the Corona crisis. Go to Article

Presidential election 2024: Mike Pence is considering running against Donald Trump. The former vice president says there will be a “better choice” than his ex-boss. He himself is thinking “in prayers” about running for election, and if that means challenging Trump, “then so be it”. Go to Article

Trump before announcing his presidential candidacy. The former US President announced a “very big announcement” for Tuesday evening (local time). If he actually wants to run in 2024, that should further intensify the power struggles among the Republicans. Go to Article (SZ Plus)

Statement on the Capitol attack denied: Committee of Inquiry Considers Steps Against Trump

EXCLUSIVE: How Honorary Consuls Abuse Their Diplomatic Immunity. The black sheep among the honorary consuls rarely miss a crime. The international research “Shadow Diplomats” clarifies how the system of honorary auxiliary diplomats is shamelessly exploited. Go to Article (SZ Plus)

EXCLUSIVE: The deal between Fifa and USA. Research shows how a constellation came about that satisfied everyone: Fifa boss Infantino is untouchable – and America has the 2026 World Cup. The story of a dirty master plan. Go to Article (SZ Plus)

Chancellor Scholz travels to Singapore. On the way to the G-20 summit, the Federal Chancellor made a stop in the island state. At the summit, Scholz wants to send a clear signal against the Russian attack. His visit to Singapore could help him here: the country has joined western sanctions. Go to Article

GDV President Rollinger criticizes “uncanny belief in the state”. Rollinger has headed the General Association of the German Insurance Industry since September. A conversation about bad advice, expensive old-age provision and why the insurers are not involved in the share pension. Go to Article (SZ Plus)

Mask requirement in buses and trains could fall. Daniel Günther, CDU politician and Prime Minister of Schleswig-Holstein, wants to abolish the rule nationwide by the end of the year. CSU boss Markus Söder is also in favor. Minister of Health Lauterbach (SPD) considers the proposal to be “unplaceable”. Go to Article

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War in Ukraine:

G-20 Summit: Support for Russia is fading. At the meeting of the largest economies and emerging countries, there should be a joint final declaration – with surprisingly clear criticism of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine. Go to Article

EU Council President: More pressure on Russia. Charles Michel also wants to use the G-20 meeting to force an end to the war in Ukraine. He explains this in a press conference. Moscow apparently wants to accept the war criticism in a joint statement. To the live blog



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