According to reports, Tesla is currently building its first large-scale battery and car manufacturing plant in Europe, in Berlin, Germany. The plant has made the latest progress. The electric car manufacturer is recruiting management positions for the German plant.
After the Charité Hospital in the German capital announced that there were indications that Russian dissident Alexei Navalny had been poisoned, Chancellor Angela Merkel and her foreign minister called on Moscow to conduct an investigation, identify those responsible, and hold them accountable.
German police dispersed thousands of demonstrators against Coronavirus restrictions in Berlin, after calling for them to respect the rules of the pandemic in vain. Demonstrators belonging to various groups did not adhere to the rules of wearing musks and social distancing.
The federal government in Berlin canceled a conference that was scheduled today in the state of Thuringia, due to the election of Thomas Kemmerich, a member of the (liberal) Free Democratic Party, as head of the state government, with the support of the votes of the right-wing Alternative for Germany Party. A discussion with Bodo Ramelow, who was Minister-President of the state until yesterday, was scheduled to be held before this afternoon, as part of the “German Sustainability Strategy Conference.”
Thousands of people took to the streets of Berlin on Sunday in protest against extreme right-wing violence and anti-Semitism, in a gesture of repudiation of the attack that left two dead this week in the east German city of Halle. The protest began on Bebelplatz square, in front of the Humboldt University in the heart of the German capital. It was in this square where, in 1933, the Nazis burned books by Jewish authors considered “subversive” by Adolf Hitler’s regime.