Monthly Archives: September 2019

German opencast mining makes Greta Thunberg sad

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Environmentalists want to preserve the Hambach forest, and now they have received prominent support: Climate activist Greta Thunberg surprisingly visited the Rhenish lignite mining area. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg visited the lignite mine Hambach in the Rheinische Revier on Saturday. Then the 16-year-old described how difficult the sight was to her: “It was so huge, so devastating and it… Read more »

Actor Charles M. Huber leaves CDU

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He is known from television and the Bundestag. Charles M. Huber was a member of parliament and CDU member. Now, he has left. The statements of a party comrade were too much for him. The actor and former Member of the Bundestag Charles M. Huber resigned from the CDU. The reason for this is that the African Commissioner of the… Read more »

Höcke uses Frankfurt station attack as justification for his claims

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Thuringia’s AFD boss Björn Höcke has demanded a sharper deportation policy in view of the deadly attack at Frankfurt’s main station. “The murder in Frankfurt was not an isolated incident. Rather, this is the result of – and this may sound a bit cynical – man-made climate change,” said Höcke at the election campaign start of the AfD Youth Young… Read more »

Maas asks Poland for forgiveness for Nazi crimes

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75 years ago, the uprising in Warsaw began against the Nazi regime. On the occasion of the anniversary, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visited the Polish capital – and found clear words. On the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising against the German occupying forces, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has asked Poland for forgiveness for the Nazi crimes. “I am ashamed… Read more »

Is the German forest facing collapse?

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German forests are suffering from drought, pests and storms. Calls for effective and fast help have become louder. The Union-led forestry departments of the federal states are calling for a master plan. The German forest has many enemies. Because it storms more often and more violently, the forest is, according to statements of the Federal Environment and Nature Conservation, stressed…. Read more »