On Thursday, there was an announcement pertaining to new technology designed in Belarus. Belarusian experts presented an algorithm that allows users to identify law enforcement officers, while they are wearing masks. Since the Belarusian presidential election, the protests have not stopped.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke at a press conference, which was held on Thursday. The discussion revolved around the completion of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, a new export gas pipeline running from Russia to Europe across the Baltic Sea, a point of US opposition, and a matter of honor for Germany.
German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung published information that German law enforcement agencies can not open a criminal case on the fact of poisoning of Alexey Navalny. Germany can not investigate the Navalny case because it is outside its jurisdiction.
Germany announced the creation of the new technology to assist in providing the accurate crowd numbers. At the end of August, thousands took to the streets in the “anti-Corona protests”. There was an attempt to close Berlin by the law enforcement. The government tried to stop the planned demonstration due to the concern of the Coronavirus spread.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that she is “ashamed” of the escalation of anti-Semitism and racism in the country, at a ceremony honoring the 70th anniversary of the Central Council of Jews in Germany. Chancellor Merkel made her remarks at a synagogue in the German capital, Berlin.
During the Cold War era, Germany tested its nationwide warning systems twice a year. In the early 1950s, West Germany created a system for notifying the country’s population of emergency situations. These could, at that time, be natural and man-made disasters that threaten the lives of the population.
During an interview on the September 11, 2020, the acting head of the Investigative Department for Transport of the Russian Interior Ministry in the Federal District Sergey Popov stated that the full chronology of the Alexei Navalny stay in Tomsk has been established.
Russian police are set to ask Germany for permission to interrogate the Russian opposition politician, Alexei Navalny, who is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Berlin after being allegedly poisoned. Even though Navalny’s doctors affirmed that he was poisoned, the claim has repeatedly been rejected by the Moscow authorities
The German economy is showing a serious downward trend. The German auto industry could be in trouble according to Bild. The Coronavirus continues to be a factor. The Coronavirus impacted a majority of the economies around the world. Currently, there are over 27.7 million infected and over 900,000 deaths around the globe.
The Russian opposition politician Alexéi Navalny, who is currently undergoing medication in Germany on alleged poisoning, is reportedly responding well to medication. The German doctors treating Navalny at Berlin’s Charite Hospital have announced today that he has come out of the induced coma.
The Russian historian Sergei Trifonov during the interview on the Russian State TV channel “Zvezda” said that he found ” traces” of the Amber room. Zvezda is a Russian state-owned nationwide TV network run by the Russian Ministry of Defence. As of January 2008, Zvezda’s CEO was Grigory Krichevsky, previously known for his work on Vladimir Gusinsky’s NTV Channel in the late 1990s.
US President Donald Trump on Friday while addressing a press conference announced that The United States intends to look “very seriously” at the case of the possible poisoning of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny. “It’s tragic. It’s terrible, it shouldn’t happen. We haven’t had any proof yet, but I will take a look,” Trump said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny’s poisoning case was an “attempt to murder using nerve agents,” and said she hoped that Russia would clarify its position. Navalny was sent to Berlin for treatment after a sudden illness in Russia in mid-August.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called on China to withdraw the “Hong Kong National Security Law” when meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Berlin on Tuesday. He said to Wang, “we hope that the principle of “one country, two systems’ can be implemented.”
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said after meeting with German Foreign Minister Maas that there is still a great opportunity to complete the negotiations on the China-EU investment protection agreement within this year. Maas said the EU will also defend its values beyond its borders.
Germany and US Governments have condemned the harassment of journalists in Belarus. The AP whose journalists were also affected by the move equally condemned the Lukashenko led administration for autocracy. The condemnation follows Saturday’s move by the Belarusian authorities to withdraw accreditation from a section of both local and foreign journalists working in the country.
On Saturday, Aug 29, 2020, thousands took to the streets in the “anti-Corona protests”. There was an attempt to close Berlin by the law enforcement. The government tried to stop the planned demonstration due to the concern of the Coronavirus spread. Nevertheless, thousands took to the streets.
The German Federal government has announced that their priority is to develop “green” hydrogen, which they are going to produce in North Africa on the basis of electricity from renewable sources. However, one of the main questions ponders, that the import of hydrogen could interfere with the drinking water shortage in Africa.
German doctors treating the firebrand Russian opposition politician, Alexei Navalny, made an announcement on Monday. Owing to the medical tests that the German doctors conducted, they are convinced that the politician was poisoned. They did not however, give a detailed account of their findings.
Alexey Navalny, allegedly been poisoned last week prior boarding the plane in Tomsk. As a result of falling ill, he has been transported to Germany for treatment. His was transportation to Germany via the Cinema for Peace Foundation and assistance from German Chancellor Angela Merkel. However, Navalny does have a very extensive criminal record.
Alexei Navalny remains in a coma. According to Navalny’s press secretary, Kira Yarmysh, Navalny was unconscious after being poisoned and the plane on which he was flying had to make an emergency landing at the Omsk airport. He was taken to the local hospital.
The German Federal Criminal Investigation Bureau has officially issued an arrest order against Jan Marsalek, the former chief operating officer of the defunct German payment processors Wirecard. Not long ago, another German businessman who was closely related to the Wirecard scandal died in the Philippines.
Tensions between Turkey and Greece in the eastern Mediterranean over oil and gas resources are rising. Meanwhile, the announcement of French military reinforcements sent to the eastern Mediterranean, and France’s support for Greece, has exacerbated these tensions.
Germany, France, and Italy have stepped up pressure on violators of the Libyan arms embargo. The three had previously threatened to punish violators of the embargo in mid-July, on the sidelines of an EU summit in Brussels. A list of Turkish, UAE, and Jordanian companies has been compiled.
Threats of bombs arrived in at least five German cities during the night of Friday/Saturday, according to German police. The threats reached health administration offices in two states— North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria, and Bremen— raising assumptions that there were links between these calls.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her condolences to the victims of the Beirut explosion, pledging to provide aid to Lebanon. At the same time, a German relief team is heading to Beirut, and German organizations are collecting donations for the victims of the explosion.
Recent data revealed that the number of people infected with the Coronavirus rose to about 18 million, while deaths rose to about 686,000 cases. Meanwhile, as of Saturday evening, local time, the United States counted more than 62,000 new infections with the new Coronavirus.
Several thousand people protested on Saturday in Berlin to register their opposition to the coronavirus prevention measures imposed by the authorities. The demonstrators opine that the measures are limiting their individual liberties. The march was called by the Stuttgart group Querdenken 711.
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 German Statistical Office announced that the economic performance fell sharply in the second quarter of this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The number of unemployed in the country increased during the month of July, to 2.91 million people, in which is normally a low employment time of the year.
The United States has announced that it will withdraw 6,400 troops from Germany and relocate 5,400 to other European countries, reducing the number of US troops in Germany by about a third. The move is the largest troop transfer in Germany since the end of the Cold War and could begin next week.
The Russian scientists from Samara National Research University have developed an intelligent diagnostic system that can predict technical failures, malfunctions and failures in complex technical systems, warning about them in advance. The engineers believe it can transform the aerospace industry.
The European Commission and the EU Diplomatic Service launched consultations pertaining to the EU policy in the Arctic Region. The main purpose of the consultation is to identify the strengths and shortcomings of the current strategy. The consultations are expected to be completed by November 2020.
According to a media report, Turkey and Greece were about to enter a military clash on Tuesday evening. The German newspaper Bild said that “the battleships were on their way [for battle], and warplanes were flying in the air before the rescue came from Germany.”
The German government faces serious charges that could lead to the formation of a parliamentary fact-finding committee after signs emerged of prior knowledge by Finance Minister Olaf Scholz that the bankrupt company Wirecard registered fake reservations in its budget.
In an open letter to the European Union, 236 lawmakers from Europe and the United States called on the EU Friday to impose a full ban on the Lebanese militant group and political party, Hezbollah, throughout its territory. The lawmakers said in their letter that banning Hezbollah’s military arm was not enough.
An Iranian diplomat, said to be a high-ranking official in the Ministry of Intelligence of the Islamic Republic, will stand trial in Belgium on Wednesday on charges of planning a terrorist operation in Europe. The diplomat, Assadollah Assadi, was arrested in Germany two years ago.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Iran Nuclear Deal. The statement added that the JCPOA was “currently in serious danger,” and stressed that the international agreement would be scrapped if the international community did not act to protect it.
EU foreign ministers met on Monday to discuss China’s countermeasures against the implementation of the National Security Law against Hong Kong. Josep Borrell, the EU’s chief diplomat, said that the EU continues to pay attention to the Hong Kong Security Act that came into effect last month.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer called for more cooperation from European countries to better control the EU’s external borders. Without this cooperation, he says, “we may soon see a new wave of asylum seekers entering the European Union, which will be more severe than the 2015 crisis.”
The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Egypt, and Jordan issued a joint statement today saying that they will not recognize the annexation of the West Bank to Israel. The four countries also warned that a possible Israeli move to annex the West Bank could affect relations with Israel.
Russia participated in the “Normandy format” talks that were hosted by Germany on Friday. The negotiations lasted the whole day. Representatives from France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine participated at the summit, which was held in Berlin. The Normandy Format Talks were created in 2014, after Crimea’s annexation by Russia.
German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said that, due to some cases of extreme right-wing tendencies in the German Special Forces, structural changes are being made in the command of these forces. AKK added that some parts of these forces will be disbanded.