Tag: Berlin

German farmers protest. The tractors drove into Berlin

German farmers protest. The tractors drove into Berlin German farmers protest.  The tractors drove into Berlin

German farmers are protesting en masse in Berlin against the policies of Olaf Scholz’s government. As a result of the strike, many roads were paralyzed. As early as mid-December, farmers entered the German capital in protest against the actions of Olaf Scholz’s government, which limited tax benefits and exemptions for farmers. At that time, approximately […]

Troubled New Year’s Eve in Germany. Attacks on police officers and firefighters

Troubled New Year’s Eve in Germany. Attacks on police officers and firefighters Troubled New Year’s Eve in Germany.  Attacks on police officers and firefighters

On New Year’s Eve, there were further riots in Berlin and attacks on responding police officers and firefighters, who were shot with fireworks. This year, the Berlin police mobilized 2,000 people on New Year’s Eve. up to 2.5 thousand officers. At the same time, the number of police patrol cars was increased from 150 to […]

Climate activists set fire to a cement factory. They point out what the concrete was to blame for them

Climate activists set fire to a cement factory. They point out what the concrete was to blame for them Climate activists set fire to a cement factory.  They point out what the concrete was to blame for them

‘Climate activists’ set fire to a cement factory in Berlin. As they explained, concrete was responsible for its deadly impact on the climate. The fire took place in the Berlin-Kreuzberg district on the site of a concrete factory located near the A100 city highway. The fire destroyed several trucks, a technical building and a material […]

New Year’s Eve in Berlin. The police mobilize troops

New Year’s Eve in Berlin. The police mobilize troops New Year’s Eve in Berlin.  The police mobilize troops

German police expect riots to break out in Berlin on New Year’s Eve. The services are mobilizing their forces and preparing for action. Fears are growing in Berlin that there will be a repeat of last year’s riots in the city’s streets. The situation is further complicated by social tensions related to the war in […]

The German government will support Siemens Energy with a huge amount

The German government will support Siemens Energy with a huge amount The German government will support Siemens Energy with a huge amount

7.5 billion euros. With this amount, the German government is supporting Siemens Energy, which is in a difficult financial situation. The German media reports on the consequences of several weeks of negotiations about the amount of aid. ‘Tagesspiegel’ reports that the government of Olaf Scholz has granted a ‘failing energy technology company’ a guarantee of […]

Olaf Scholz has a serious problem. There is a budget deficit of 60 billion euros

Olaf Scholz has a serious problem. There is a budget deficit of 60 billion euros Olaf Scholz has a serious problem.  There is a budget deficit of 60 billion euros

The German budget lacks 60 billion euros for climate policy. This is a serious problem for the government of Olaf Scholz. The German Constitutional Court ruled that the Scholz government had no right to transfer 60 billion euros intended to combat the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on climate policy. This ruling has led to […]

Terrorism in Berlin, Molotov cocktails against the synagogue

Terrorism in Berlin, Molotov cocktails against the synagogue Terrorism in Berlin, Molotov cocktails against the synagogue

A synagogue in Berlin was attacked with Molotov cocktails. According to German police, the Kahal Adass Jisroel community temple, in the Mitte neighborhood, was hit by two incendiary devices. The complex in central Berlin houses a synagogue, a kindergarten and a community center. There were clashes overnight between Muslim immigrants and police in the Neukoelln […]

Berlin: Crowd fourth attack on Israel

Berlin: Crowd fourth attack on Israel Berlin: Crowd fourth attack on Israel

A crowd carrying Palestinian flags took to the streets of Berlin. Those present celebrated the Hamas attack, handed out sweets and sang songs. The Palestinian movement Hamas launched its biggest attack on Israel in a long time on Saturday. A hail of rockets was fired from the Gaza Strip. At least 350 Israelis have been […]

Migrants, German press praises government: “Berlin hits Rome’s granite”

Migrants, German press praises government: “Berlin hits Rome’s granite” Migrants, German press praises government: “Berlin hits Rome’s granite”

The agreement reached between the 27 member countries of the European Union on a key text for migration policy is a reason for “satisfaction for Italy”, since “Germany’s amendment was withdrawn and the Italian position was approved”. Thus, sources at Palazzo Chigi, who highlight how the agreement was reached thanks to “high-level negotiations”. German Chancellor […]

Migrants, Berlin creates tensions and Italy stops German NGOs

Migrants, Berlin creates tensions and Italy stops German NGOs Migrants, Berlin creates tensions and Italy stops German NGOs

The Pact for Migration and Asylum is one step closer to being unblocked, but now it is Italy that is delaying the agreement. Yesterday, at the EU Home Affairs Council, the impasse that had persisted since July over the last regulation in the package, that of crisis management and the redistribution of migrants, seemed to […]

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