Posts Tagged ‘Berlin’

Alliance between Berlin & Warsaw? New docs reveal what pushed USSR towards Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

The Russian Defense Ministry has published a batch of historical documents in the wake of the 80th anniversary of the agreement that is also known as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. The agreement has been a target of steady criticism for Western nations for quite some time. It was even mentioned by Poland and some other Eastern […]

China summons German ambassador after Berlin hosted Hong Kong protest activist

Clemens von Goetze was summoned to the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday, according to Wu Ken, Beijing’s envoy to Berlin. The move came one day after Joshua Wong, who is spearheading the anti-Beijing protests in the former British colony of Hong Kong, showed up in Germany and met Heiko Maas at an event hosted by […]

Beijing lashes out at Berlin after German foreign minister meets with Hong Kong protest activist

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met protest leader Joshua Wong in Berlin on Monday, at an event hosted by German newspaper BILD. On Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said China was “extremely dissatisfied and resolutely opposed” to Germany allowing Wong to visit the country and meet with Maas. “China has already lodged stern […]

Berlin zoo celebrates birth of panda twins

Female panda Meng Meng gave birth to Germany’s first-ever rare panda cubs at the ‘Panda Garden’ of Berlin zoo, as footage filmed on Monday shows. (Source: Ruptly) Source Article from Related Posts Syrian father who lost twins to poison gas attack uprooted again BEIRUT (AP) — When Abdel Hamid al-Yousef lost his 9-month-old […]

‘Woke’ mom sues 500 y.o Berlin Boy’s Choir for gender discrimination

   A five-century-old boys’ choir has been accused of gender discrimination for not accepting a nine-year-old girl. Her woke mother is suing Berlin’s oldest musical institution for not embracing modern world realities. The State and Cathedral Choir Berlin’s gender-based admissions criteria violate Germany’s constitution, the girl’s mother has declared, hauling the boys-only choir into court […]

US Call for German Troops in Syria Angers Berlin

youtube twitter facebook rss Source Article from Related Posts Another Trump flip-flop: US troops go to Saudi Arabia Syrian troops enter three towns after deal with Kurds Press TV – Syrian army troops have entered the towns of Tabqah, Ain Issa and Tel Tamer Communist China just doubled its number of military troops… is an invasion […]

Berlin’s Government Is Making Housing Unaffordable

Authored by Maurus Adam via The Mises Institute, As a reaction to an extremely tight housing market, the government of the German capital of Berlin has introduced price controls on rents which took effect on June 18, 2019. For the next five years, rents cannot be increased. This interventionist measure, made by a coalition of […]

Study finds that 92% of left-wing activists in Berlin live with parents, one in three are unemployed

   The vast majority of left-wing protesters arrested on suspicion of politically-fuelled offences in Berlin are young men who live with their parents, a new report found. The figures, which were published in daily newspaper Bild revealed that 873 suspects were investigated by authorities between 2003 and 2013. Of these 84% were men, and 72% […]

Berlin Jewish museum director forced out by Israel lobby

Riri Hylton Lobby Watch 20 June 2019 Europe’s largest Jewish museum, in Berlin, came under attack from Israel and its lobby for tweeting an article about Jews and Israelis who oppose Germany’s crackdown on support for Palestinian rights. (Mariano Mantel) The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin was forced to resign last week following pressure […]

750 Guests Attend Solidarity Event For Venezuela In Berlin

750 Guests Attend Solidarity Event For Venezuela In Berlin Above Photo: From 750 guests attend Solidarity Event for Venezuela in Berlin on May 28, 2019. „Solidarity with the Progressive Forces of Latin America“ – Greetings from Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza and speech by Deputy Foreign Minister Yván Gil. Translation partly based on articles by the […]

Trial update: confronting apartheid in Berlin’s criminal court

As the brutality of Israel’s systemic apartheid is being unveiled, human rights activists who speak up about Israel’s crimes against humanity become a target of political persecution. Berlin is currently witnessing a crackdown on freedom of expression as German authorities yield to Israeli government pressure to criminalize dissent. Whereas Berlin has positioned itself as the […]

‘We owe nothing’: Poland brings up reparations from Berlin but says ‘NO’ to Jewish restitution

“The Polish position is firm and clear: we don’t owe anything to anybody,” the government’s spokesperson, Joanna Kopcinska, stressed during an interview on a local radio station on Thursday. Her comments were a rebuttal to groups like the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) who call for Warsaw to compensate Jewish families whose property was seized […]

The Radical Way Berlin Plans To Solve Its Housing Crisis

  Berlin ― A sea of placards streamed across Berlin’s Alexanderplatz, a large public square under the shadow of the city’s massive TV tower, with bold messages daubed in paint and printed across placards. “The City Belongs to Us!” “My Home, Not Your Profit!” “I Don’t Want to Move!” Thousands of people took to the streets […]

A Referendum To Expropriate Apartments From Big Landlords In Berlin

A Referendum To Expropriate Apartments From Big Landlords In Berlin Above Photo: From Locals complain of high rents, and block plans to build more homes Sarah-lena knust, a mild-mannered young pr consultant, is an unlikely radical. But finding a place to live in Germany’s booming capital tests the hardiest soul. Since moving to Berlin last year […]

Berlin should not be ‘drawn into war’ with Russia by Kiev over Kerch crisis – German ex-FM Gabriel

Former German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has spoken out about the recent Kerch Strait incident, criticizing Kiev’s attempts to raise stakes in the political row with Moscow. At any rate, Germany “should not be drawn into a war against Russia,” Gabriel told Tagesspiegel newspaper.  Putin explains Russian stance on Kerch Strait crisis […]

Berlin and Paris rebuff fresh calls for tougher sanctions on Russia – report

High-ranking diplomats from France and Germany favor tackling the renewed Russian-Ukrainian tensions with more “trust-building measures,” German paper Die Welt reported on Wednesday. The paper, citing its own sources, wrote that additional sanctions weren’t included in the diplomats’ proposal. Instead, they reportedly offered to “continue diplomatic efforts” to solve the crisis and to consider the […]

Berlin Startup Offers €1m To Save Ancient Hambach Forest From Coal Mining

Ecosia offers to buy remaining forest from energy firm RWE, which plans to fell most of the trees A non-profit Berlin tech startup has offered to buy the remaining 200 hectares of an ancient German forest to save it from being destroyed for coal surface mining. Ecosia, a search engine which donates the majority of its […]

Car drives into group of people in Berlin cafe, at least 5 injured

The car, an Audi, skidded off the road and ran into the café wall at high speed, according to eyewitnesses. Four pedestrians and the driver, who was trapped inside the vehicle, were injured in the incident.  It happened shortly after midday local time. Rescuers say the impact of the vehicle may have compromised the structural […]

Neo-Nazi name used by German cops as codeword while guarding Erdogan on Berlin visit

Criminal police in the eastern German state of Saxony are inquiring into two members of elite counter-terrorism unit SEK, the regional interior ministry said. The men were deployed to protect Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his much-anticipated trip to Germany. Protesting ‘journalist’ removed during Erdogan-Merkel joint press conference (VIDEO) As the officers had to […]

Berlin is interested in implementing Russia’s refugee initiative

The expert said that the German chancellor showed interest in the Russian initiative concerning the return of Syrian refugees and the two leaders thoroughly discussed it      Berlin is interested in Moscow’s initiative concerning the return of Syrian refugees to their home country, it was a focus of talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and […]

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