The concert on June 3 was meant to protest President Trump’s plan for a wall along the Mexican border, but US authorities have disrupted the Dresdner Sinfoniker’s plans. Now the German orchestra is forced to relocate.
Voters have endorsed a new energy law that aims to promote renewable energy, ban new nuclear power plants and lower energy consumption. SwissInfo reports.
The German parliament is debating a proposal to force social media platforms to either delete hate speech quickly or risk hefty fines.
Opposition parties have slammed plans to put a cross on top of the rebuilt Stadtschloss, or City Palace, in Berlin. The Greens and the Left party say the plan endangers the open cultural dialogue intended for the site.
The Parliament passed the controversial package on asylum rules, which human rights organizations and opposition parties called an assault on fundamental rights for those seeking protection.
Austria’s Green Party leader Eva Glawischnig announced her resignation Thursday, citing personal reasons. “There were physical warning signals that I had to take seriously. I have a responsibility towards my family,” she said.
State police in Berlin have been accused of trying to hide mistakes made in their investigation of Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere called the allegations unconscionable.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel sought the help of his American counterpart on Wednesday in an ongoing row between Berlin and Ankara.
Austrian lawmakers have approved a bill that outlaws wearing a full-face veil in public. The new legislation also establishes mandatory integration courses, and prompts asylum seekers to do unpaid public work.
The names of German military barracks honoring a handful of World War Two officers should changed to show that the country’s post-war armed forces have made a clean break from their Nazi past, the Defense Minister said.