EU proposes sanctions against ex-German Chancellor Schroder, ex-Austria FM Kneissl

Former German chancellor Gerhard Schroder is a staunch ally of Russia's President Vladimir Putin. A draft resolution issued by the EU parliament urged the 27 member states to sanction the former German politician for his controversial stance on the war. They are also calling on the bloc to sanction Austrian diplomat Karin Kneissl, the ex-foreign minister.
#Schroder #AustriaFMKneissl #German #Austrian #Russia #LawGovernment #Government #News


8 hours ago

Germany: Ex-Chancellor Schroeder loses office privileges over 'friendly'...

Gerhard Schroeder is widely associated with Russian state-controlled energy companies. He was chairman of the supervisory board of Rosneft, and has been part of the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline projects of Russia. Schroeder's own Social Democratic Party lawmakers on the parliamentary budget committee have been linking former German leader's privileges to actual duties.
#Schroeder #Rosneft #Russian #NordStream #Germany #LawGovernment #Government #News


10 hours ago

Bad Kitty: German town grounds cats to save rare birds, pet owners upset

German town of Walldorf has ordered some cat owners to keep their pets indoors until August end. The decree is designed to help save the crested lark, which makes its nest on the ground. The bird’s population in Western Europe has declined sharply in recent decades.
#German #Walldorf #HobbiesLeisure #PetsAnimals #Pets


12 hours ago

Oppn accuses German Chancellor Scholz of intentionally delaying arms...

Opposition party accuses Chancellor Olaf Scholz of deliberately delaying arms supplies to Ukraine. Opposition leader Friedrich Merz says there are obviously delaying strategies in the federal government. He also pointed to public allegations from defence contractors who claimed they were denied tank export licences. Earlier on April 28, the union and the ruling traffic light coalition parties in Germany voted in favour of deploying military assistance.
#Scholz #German #Ukraine #News


16 hours ago

Burger King Germany's menu of weird combo leaves netizens in shock; 'playing...

Pictures of a German Burger King menu has gone viral on the microblogging site. Some of the combinations included Fried Egg and Banana, Fish Fingers and Applesauce, Cucumber and Jam, Straw Ice cream and fries, Vanilla Ice Cream and Olives, Cream and Gherkins. Some netizens even pointed out that it was part of promotional campaign for mother's day.
#BurgerKingGermany #German #FoodDrink #CookingRecipes


17 hours ago

Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt Face-off in Europa League Final in Seville

Eintracht Frankfurt face Rangers in the Europa League final in Seville on Wednesday. Seville will play host to this season’s final in the Spanish city of Seville. The German side beat FC Barcelona and West Ham in the last 16 of the competition. Rangers have failed to win any of their last eight games in Scotland.
#Rangers #EuropaLeagueFinal #EuropaLeague #Seville #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer


19 hours ago

History beckons Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers in Europa League final

Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers meet in the Europa League final in Seville, Spain. It will be Frankfurt’s first European final since 1980 in an all-German matchup in the UEFA Cup. Rangers is looking for its first European trophy since the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1972.
#EintrachtFrankfurt #EuropaLeague #European #Seville #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer


22 hours ago

Germany vows support to Sweden, Finland over NATO membership: 'Can rely on...

Most of the NATO members have welcomed Sweden and Finland's decision to join the military alliance in the midst of Russia's aggression in Ukraine. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz stated that Germany will push for the Nordic countries to join NATO as soon as possible. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has voiced his displeasure about the two Nordic countries joining NATO claiming the two countries sponsor terrorist Kurdish organisations.
#OlafScholz #NATO #German #Nordic #Germany #LawGovernment #Government #PeopleSociety


23 hours ago

Kylian Mbappe: Huge update on PSG superstar's rumoured transfer to Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappe has agreed to join Real Madrid from Paris Saint-German side PSG. The 23-year-old has only one month left on his current contract with the French giants. Madrid are due to face Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League 2021-22 final on May 29.
#KylianMbappe #PSG #Saint #German #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer


Yesterday

Seville on alert as fans arrive for Europa League final

More than 5,000 police officers and security personnel are on high alert in Seville. More than 50,000 Scottish and German fans are expected in the city ahead of the match. Frankfurt hasn’t won a European trophy in more than 40 years, while Rangers’ last European title came 50 years ago. The winning club will also secure a coveted automatic spot in the Champions League next season.
#Seville #EuropaLeague #Scottish #Seville #LawGovernment


Yesterday

Zelenskyy & Scholz discuss Ukraine's situation & increasing sanctions against Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy held talks with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Tuesday, May 17. The two leaders discussed the ground situation in Ukraine, increasing the sanctions and pressure on Russia. Both leaders underscored that a negotiated diplomatic solution between Russia and Ukraine would require an immediate end to hostilities by Russian forces and the withdrawal of Moscow's troops.
#Zelenskyy #Ukrainian #German #Ukraine #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #Government


Yesterday

HT This Day: May 18, 1944 -- Indian Division Nearing Adolf Hitler Line

Pignataro fell to the troops of the Indian Division after a stiff fight last night. The Indians overwhelmed German resistance on the high ground east of the town and are tonight continuing to mop up the Germans in cellars and other hideouts. The number of prisoners the Allies have captured has further increased.
#Indians #German #LawGovernment #Military


2 days ago

Briton, German on trial in Iraq over ancient pottery shards found in luggage

James Fitton, 66, a retired British geologist, and Volker Waldmann, 60, a Berlin psychologist, appeared in the yellow uniform of detainees for the two-hour hearing at a Baghdad criminal court. The two men, who did not know each other before they travelled to Iraq on an organised tour, were arrested 20 March.
#JamesFitton #Briton #German #Iraq #Reference #Humanities #LawGovernment


2 days ago

Blinken discusses Ukraine war, Iran nuke deal with German, UK counterparts in Berlin

US State Secretary Antony Blinken engaged in comprehensive joint discussions with his German, French, and UK counterparts over an array of prevailing issues. The leaders emphasised the need for continued response among allies and partners against the brutal Russian war. They deliberated over joint efforts to reach a deal in mutual return to full JCPOA implementation.
#Blinken #German #French #Ukraine #LawGovernment #Government


2 days ago