The G20 riots have put new political pressure on leftist centers like Rote Flora in Hamburg and Rigaer 94 in Berlin. But they remain protected by the law.
European leaders vowed Thursday to defend the landmark Paris climate pact at a G20 summit next week, setting them on collision course with US President Donald Trump at what is expected to be a stormy meeting.
Chancellor Angela Merkel, the First Daughter of the United States had come to Berlin for a discussion on the empowerment of women, a subject that was sure to clash with the sexist and vulgar remarks her father has made about women in the past.
The European Court of Justice has said that airlines cannot levy additional charges if a consumer cancels a flight. German judges asked the court to rule on Air Berlin’s refund policy and disclosure of additional taxes.
China’s President Xi Jinping was greeted with full military honors when he arrived in Berlin. Talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel focused on cooperation ahead of a visit to the zoo to welcome two pandas sent from China.
The number of far-right attacks and Islamists in Germany rose once again last year, new figures have shown. More than half of neo-Nazis are “violence-orientated,” Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said in Berlin.
“I expect that very soon border controls will be activated and that an assistance deployment (by the military) will be requested,” Hans Peter Doskozil told the online edition of the Krone daily on Monday.
German car giant Volkswagen said Tuesday it was returning to the Iranian market for the first time in 17 years due to the lifting of economic sanctions.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says he sees the issue of terrorism sponsorship as key to the Qatar crisis. He also called on the Gulf Cooperation Council, of which Qatar is a member, to remain united.
Police and G20 protesters clashed on Sunday night in a dispute over a campsite, reportedly leaving several injured with one person arrested ahead of the major international summit in Hamburg.