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With so much happening on matchday two of the Bundesliga, Jonathan Harding decided to wrap up the issues that struck a cord with him in his ‘harte Thesen’ (hard opinions) on the latest happenings in Germany’s top league.
Climate change is also affecting accelerating desertification in North Africa’s Sahel, as rising temperatures allow the desert to desert spread, stripping away people’s livelihood. “In the middle of Sahel, you are a long way from the nearest sea,” meteorologist Roger Brugge said – and that’s why the region sees different weather systems than Europe.
Libyan tourists take largest share among visiting Middle Eastern tourists, agency highlighted
A German investigation of bribery at a Russian port now includes US authorities. Employees of automaker Ford and haulier DB Schenker are accused of paying bribes to expedite freight to a St. Petersburg car plant
40% of Global Lease’s finances will be directed to the SMEs sector
Travellers should exercise caution, although vast majority face no difficulties
Economics minister and vice-president of the Federal Council will also be holding bilateral talks with heads of state and government whilst in Egypt
“We don’t have the comprehensive details of the Suez Canal Axis development projects,” says German Ambassador to Egypt
The German government plans a law to tackle illegal deals between doctors and pharmaceutical companies. Anti-corruption groups say the law doesn’t go far enough, but doctors’ associations hardly consider it necessary.
Just as the number of classical music lovers is expanding in China, Germany's National Youth Orchestra has broken records of attendance during its tour there. Some cultural quirks can be surprising for Europeans. It's a mixed crowd: Young women in summer dresses, students wearing T-shirts, and parents with their children flock to Jinan's large concert hall. Li Zhang is among…
Germany's defense minister Ursula von der Leyen is in in Mali. On Tuesday she was present at a ceremony to mark the handover of command of the European Training Mission in Mali (EUTM). Germany has now replaced Spain as the country in command of EUTM. Spain had previously occupied this role under General Alfonso Garcia-Vaquero Pradal. About 600 EU military…
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn has reported a steep drop in its half-year earnings. The company said the poor result was attributable to protracted strike action and spells of stormy weather across the country. Deutsche Bahn on Tuesday reported a 39-percent fall in its earnings for the first half of the year. After-tax profits dipped to 391 million euros ($431…