The company also said at least two factories in Germany will be closed as the biggest European engineering company grapples with the fallout of a sharp drop in orders for power- plant equipment.
A worldwide ranking released on Thursday reveals that Germany has reclaimed its title as the most admired country in the world, in light of a substantial drop in global perception of America.
It’s been over two weeks since the last ever Air Berlin flight landed on October 27th – and anyone who has bought domestic tickets since then has almost certainly noticed the difference.
A shrinking supply of affordable and social housing, coupled with the influx of almost one million refugees has pushed up the number of homeless people by 150 percent since 2014.
Germany has been criticized for massively increasing arms sales to Middle East dictatorships Saudi Arabia and Egypt. One opposition lawmaker branded the trade “reprehensible.” DW reports.
The Free Democrats say there’s no guarantee they’ll do a deal for a new German government with the conservatives and Greens.
The two-day action that began Thursday is part of a police sting across the country to protect copyright owners who have lost millions.
Austria’s far-right Freedom Party raised eyebrows in parliament on Thursday by ditching their usual blue cornflowers, a symbol associated by many with Nazism despite the party’s strenuous denials.
A Swiss man who admitted to spying on German tax officials was given a suspended sentence and fined by a German court, in a case that has tested ties between Berlin and Bern.
An intersex person has won a court case to allow them to enter a third gender into the registry of births. The case was appealed to the Federal Constitutional Court after failing at lower levels.