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      Turkish politics and implications


      The dispute between Turkey and Germany is escalating. In the wake of arbitrary arrests and accusations about German companies, the German government announced a new, stricter policy. Erdal Yalcin from the Ifo Institute discusses the implications.


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      LNG - Better than diesel?


      Liquefied natural gas could be the magic words for future transportation. LNG is not yet widely used in Germany and the EU, but it's much cleaner than diesel. We visit Germany's LNG pioneers.


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      Inequality - Female business founders


      There are far too few women founding companies in Germany. Sophie Chung is a young doctor who founded Junomedical in Berlin - an online platform that connects foreign patients to hospitals. She spoke to us about the hurdles and prejudices.


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      Qatar crisis: A danger to German companies?


      Qatar is the richest company in the world per capita. Its wealth comes from resources, mainly natural gas. Some of its profits are invested in German companies. Qatar's neighboring countries have accused it of funding terrorist organizations.


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      Summarizing the crisis: Qatar expert Nicolas Bremer


      Qatar is defending itself against accusations of funding terrorists. Nicolas Bremer, an expert on commercial law and investments in the Arabic-speaking world, meets us at the airport on his way back from Qatar.


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      Dresscode - Forbidden socks


      Colorful socks? Stripes, spots, checks? That's ok. But socks with motifs like Mickey Mouse and Batman, no way! That's what DW Dresscode Expert Gerhard Elfers says about men's socks.


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      Prospects for the German auto industry


      Economist Clemens Fuest discusses prospects for the German auto industry in light of the trend from gas and diesel to electricity. Will it remain competitive? What would a nationwide ban on diesel mean for jobs in Germany?


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      Testing an electric car


      German carmaker Opel has brought out a new electric car, the Ampera-e. It's the European edition of the Chevrolet Bolt. DW takes it for a spin. Its range is relatively long, but so is the waiting list to buy one.


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      The power of greed


      Greed is one of Christianity's seven deadly sins, and it predates capitalism. In our society, who is greedier -- the consumer or the capitalist? Are there any positive aspects to greed?


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      Subsidies for e-mobility


      Many countries have financial incentives to buy an electric car, in the form of subsidies or tax breaks. In Germany, the government and manufacturers offer 4000 Euros per car. Norway, however, is the absolute pacesetter when it comes to e-mobility.


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