What are ‘flights to nowhere’?
27 September 2020 | 12:54 pm
Some airlines call these “scenic flights”; others are more direct, calling them “flights to nowhere.” ... Although most people may think of flying as a means to an end, existing solely to get them from one place to the next, some say that it is an exciting part of the travel experience.
Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is breaking new ground by visiting mainland China. Experts say his Kuomintang party would like to be seen as playing a peacemaking role, as Taiwan prepares for elections.
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Talking Europe interviews Tytti Tuppurainen, Finland's minister for European affairs, following the Hungarian parliament's ratification of Helsinki's application to join NATO. Finland and Sweden both applied nearly a year ago, in what was seen as a huge shift in European security.
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The biggest hole is for elderly and nursing care workers," she said. In other areas, such as the metal and electrical trades, there is not only a lack of skilled workers there is also a need for more experts and people with university degrees.
In Germany, more than 2.5 million people are looking for work. At the same time there is a shortage of almost 2 million skilled workers. How does that calculate and more importantly where is the shortage the worst?
Buckingham Palace released on Tuesday the artwork of the invitation for the King's coronation on May 6. The artwork, designed by heraldic artist Andrew Jamieson, was hand painted in watercolor and gouache.
All sides are closely watching whether China would respond by staging another round of large-scale military exercises near the self-ruled democratic island.
Large anti-government protests have rocked Africa during the last few weeks. DW looks at what's driving Africans to take to the streets across the continent?
China has deployed an aircraft carrier battle group to the Taiwan Strait after the meeting. But a major military response appears unlikely, say experts.
On Thursday, the European Space Agency is sending up a spacecraft to explore three of Jupiter's moons. The mission will reveal more information about Jupiter's environment. Here's what we know about the planet so far.
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