Tagged: Berlin

EU bank to stop funding fossil fuel 0

EU bank to stop funding fossil fuel

The European Investment Bank has announced it will stop financing fossil fuel energy projects from the end of 2021 as part of an effort to fight climate change.

German economy dodges recession 0

German economy dodges recession

The German economy escaped a recession in the third quarter as strong consumer spending helped output grow 0.1 per cent quarter-on-quarter, defying expectations of a contraction, preliminary data shows.

German economy dodges recession 0

German economy dodges recession

The German economy escaped a recession in the third quarter as strong consumer spending helped output grow 0.1 per cent quarter-on-quarter, defying expectations of a contraction, preliminary data shows.

German economy dodges recession 0

German economy dodges recession

The German economy escaped a recession in the third quarter as strong consumer spending helped output grow 0.1 per cent quarter-on-quarter, defying expectations of a contraction, preliminary data shows.

Pompeo lays into Russia, China 0

Pompeo lays into Russia, China

Russia slays political opponents and China’s tactics would be “horrifyingly familiar” to former East Germans, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says, describing free nations as being in a “competition of values” with unfree nations.

Pompeo lays into Russia, China 0

Pompeo lays into Russia, China

Russia slays political opponents and China’s tactics would be “horrifyingly familiar” to former East Germans, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says, describing free nations as being in a “competition of values” with unfree nations.

Workers rescued after blast in German mine 0

Workers rescued after blast in German mine

Around three dozen mine staff in eastern Germany have been rescued after being trapped 700 metres below ground following an unexplained blast in a potash mine, police say.

How a verbal blunder opened Berlin Wall 0

How a verbal blunder opened Berlin Wall

They were just a few words, spoken rather haltingly and yet they heralded the end of the division of Germany: “As far as I know … it is effective immediately … without delay,” said Guenter Schabowski, a member of the East German Politburo.

Pieces of the Berlin Wall across the world 0

Pieces of the Berlin Wall across the world

The Berlin Wall, the most potent symbol of Cold War division of Germany, finally fell on November 9, 1989. Small sections of it survive in parts of Berlin, preserved as memorials.

NATO is ‘brain dead’, France’s Macron says 0

NATO is ‘brain dead’, France’s Macron says

The French president has warned fellow European countries that NATO is dying because of American unpredictability under US President Donald Trump, a view quickly rejected by Germany.