Analysts: The German economy is not broken, but the crisis is not over yet

Germany is facing an extreme recession as its economy weathers the winter and energy crisis better than expected, but needs to undergo a transformation to secure its future. Yesterday, Friday, the National Institute of Statistics (Distatis) announced that German GDP growth in 2022 beat expectations, registering 1.9%, despite the “difficult environment” caused by the war … Read more

Koblenz trial a year later: ‘It should have been in Damascus’ | Opinions

Exactly one year ago, on January 13, 2022, a court in the picturesque German town of Koblenz closed the first-ever criminal trial against officials of the Syrian regime and sentenced the main defendant, former Colonel Anwar Raslan, to life in prison for crimes against humanity. . During the trial, a national court took on the … Read more

Brussels bulldozer digs in against US – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Thierry Breton wins the war of ideas in Brussels. The ex-CEO is a political whirlwind with a gigantic portfolio as internal market chief, the support of French President Emmanuel Macron and numerous proposals. He tours European Union capitals to rally support for plans to … Read more

EU court: tourists may get money back due to COVID measures

BERLIN (AP) — Travelers whose packages have been ruined by the imposition of restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic may be entitled to at least a partial refund, the European Union’s highest court said Thursday. The European Court of Justice weighed in after it was asked for advice by a court in Germany. The Munich … Read more

He died alone in Germany.. A story of solidarity to save a Lebanese body from burning

And the Lebanese community in Germany circulated a photo of Lebanese Samir Shehadeh on Tuesday night, saying authorities plan to cremate his body in case his relatives are not found.. News of Shehadeh’s death and the manner in which he died, alone in exile, was widely spread and sympathized by the Lebanese, praising the members … Read more

Germany seeks US to lead the way on main battle tanks to Ukraine – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. BERLIN/LONDON/WASHINGTON — Britain’s moves to supply Ukraine with main battle tanks are a headache for Olaf Scholz — but the German chancellor is still unlikely to overcome his reluctance to send heavy German armor without handing over his leadership. take from Washington. Scholz’s spokesman … Read more

Tatjana Patitz, one of the “original” supermodels, dies at the age of 56

Tatjana Patitz, an elite group of celebrity supermodels who graced magazine covers in the 1980s and 1990s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom! ’90” music video, has passed away at the age of 56. Patitz’s death in the Santa Barbara, California area was confirmed by her New York agent, Corinne Nicolas, of the Model CoOp … Read more

Greta Thunberg joins climate activists as they confront German police over a village sold to a coal mine

Berlin — German police told them methodically operation to exonerate hundreds of climate activists of a small town sold to a power company to dig coal went according to plan on Wednesday. As Sweden’s high-profile climate activist Greta Thunberg said she would join the protesters squatting in the otherwise deserted village, day two of the … Read more