Antisemitism ‘deeply rooted’ in German society
12 May 2022 | 5:49 am
A new study has bad news on antisemitism in Germany. Far-right sympathizers and observant Muslims bear the brunt of the blame, but all corners of society have their blindspots.
The number of Ukrainians fleeing the war keeps climbing. Within a few days, volunteers in the border cities of Frankfurt (Oder) in Germany and Slubice in Poland have put together a large support network for refugees.
A carbon tax is set to be introduced in January in the hope companies will switch to climate-friendly energy sources. But businesses are already complaining about costs while they are still struggling from the pandemic.
German schools want to make sure that Ukrainian refugee children do not lose out on education. But after two years of COVID pandemic the system is already overstretched.
Ferat Kocak from the socialist Left party wasn't told of a fresh threat against him by the far-right NSU 2.0 terrorist group, German media reported. His car and parents' home were damaged in an arson attack in 2018.
Germany has vowed to wean itself off Russian gas imports in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine. Economy Minister Robert Habeck is visiting Qatar, one of the world's largest exporters of liquified natural gas (LNG).
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A German woman who moved to Syria as a teenager to join the 'Islamic State' has gone on trial in the city of Halle. Leonora M. is accused of aiding and abetting crimes against humanity. Now 22, she is alleged to have enslaved a Yazidi woman in Syria.
Leaders are asking Russian speakers in Germany not to heed "the cynical and trivializing disinformation campagin led by Russian state media." The statement came a day after a pro-Russian rally in Berlin.
The German word used to describe Putin sympathizers now has its own English Wikipedia page. But what does "Putinversteher" mean and who does it refer to?
A German aid convoy is traveling 1,600 kilometers in two days. It's loaded up with foodstuffs, medication and health products — and it's returning with refugees.
Anne Spiegel went to France for four weeks as the state for which she was deputy governor, Rhineland-Palatinate, was reeling from heavy floods. Almost 200 people died in last year's environmental disaster.
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