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Die Welt is a national daily founded in the British occupied zone after WWII. Today it has two regional sections for Berlin and Hamburg. The paper also publishes a 32-page Welt Kompact tabloid-format version of the broadsheet aimed at younger readers. Since 2006 Die Welt has shared its editorial team with the Berliner Morgenpost, a regional paper which was sold to the Funke media group in 2014.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Conservative
Circulation: 247,000 (2014)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Saturday
Visits per month: 50.000.000 - 100.000.000
Online payment model: Some content subject to a charge

Location: Berlin, Germany
Publisher: Axel Springer SE
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1946

Axel-Springer-Straße 65, 10888 Berlin
Phone: 0049 30 25 91 0
Twitter: @welt

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1.  Die Welt - Germany | 20/01/2016

Closed borders achieve nothing

A growing number of voices in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party and its sister party the CSU are calling for Germany to close its ... » more

2.  Die Welt - Germany | 18/12/2015

Low oil price Russia's major weakness

At his annual press conference Putin aimed to come across as strong to conceal his country's weaknesses, the conservative daily Die Welt believes: "At 36 ... » more

3.  Die Welt - Germany | 14/12/2015

Magic of Paris lies in voluntary action

The compromise reached in Paris testifies to a very modern form of decision-making, the conservative daily Die Welt believes: "Being innovative and improving one's living ... » more

4.  Die Welt - Germany | 01/12/2015

Germany's Syria mission lacks clear mandate

The German cabinet approved a military mission with German troops in Syria on Tuesday. The Bundestag will start discussing the mandate on Wednesday. The government's ... » more

5.  Die Welt - Germany | 27/11/2015

Berlin poised to join air show over Syria

Germany join in France's fight against the IS with surveillance flights and a warship, the German government proposed on Thursday. The proposal has yet to ... » more

6.  Die Welt - Germany | 11/11/2015

Fifa's dirt also clings to the clean

In the corruption affair surrounding the award of the 2006 Fifa World Cup to Germany accusations are now being levelled at Franz Beckenbauer, who was ... » more

7.  Die Welt - Germany | 03/11/2015

Exodus to Europe: Athens now in real need of debt relief

According to a spokesman the German Ministry of Finance is not willing to ease the stipulations for reform for Greece even though the country is ... » more

8.  Die Welt - Germany | 20/10/2015

Dangerous backlog in the Balkans

The inaction of the governments of the EU member states is to blame for the fact that the situation on the Balkan route threatens to ... » more

9.  Die Welt - Germany | 01/10/2015

Moscow's offensive will result in more refugees

By providing air support for Syrian troops in the fight against the opposition, Russian President Vladimir Putin is maintaining in power a government that suits ... » more

10.  Die Welt - Germany | 29/09/2015

Avoid repeating Afghanistan mistakes in Syria

The Taliban recaptured the Afghani provincial capital of Kunduz on Monday. What is happening now in Afghanistan should be a warning for the anti-terror coalition ... » more


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