News Update


Headlines 16.04.2024

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Traffic Light Givernment agrees: Breakthrough in climate protection law and solar package - This also means that the driving ban threatened by the FDP is off the table.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/klimaschutzgesetz-ampel-solarpaket-100.html


Germany News Update  

 

Chancellor Scholz in China: On 2nd day, Scholz promotes open markets and fair trade

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/wirtschaft/scholz-china-114.html


Germany News Update  

 

Lack of drinking water, Berlin looking for new sources: Especially in dry summer months, there is a possibility that drinking water in Berlin and Brandenburg could become scarce in the future, experts say. At the same time, the need for drinking water is increasing.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/gesellschaft/trinkwasser-berlin-duerre-100.html


International News


Israel News Update  

 

Israel plans to hit Iran ‘clearly and forcefully,’ preparing warplanes: says report

 

Details: https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/israel-plans-to-hit-iran-clearly-and-forcefully-preparing-warplanes-report-101713238761407.html


USA News Update  

 

Donald Trump Says Criminal Case Against Him Is "Assault On America"

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/donald-trump-says-criminal-case-against-him-is-assault-on-america-5451769


India News Update  

 

"Everyone Will Regret": says PM Modi On Scrapping Of Electoral Bonds Scheme

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/we-never-claimed-this-was-the-absolute-way-pm-modi-on-electoral-bonds-scheme-5447372




Headlines 15.04.2024

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Iran-Israel Escalation: G7 Nations condemn Iranian Attack - In a joint statement, the G7 states expressed their solidarity with Israel and condemned Iran's attack. The EU is discussing new sanctions, Tehran and Moscow are warning of “new, dangerous provocations.”

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/asien/iran-israel-angriff-106.html


Germany News Update  

 

German Health Minister warns: The shortage of general practitioner doctors in Germany is getting worse because far too few doctors have been trained. He said, “We will find ourselves in a very difficult care situation.”

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/drohender-aerztemangel-50-000-aerzte-zu-wenig-ausgebildet-19653983.html


Germany News Update  

 

Last year, the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds registered around 361,000 new cases of care (Pflege) - much more than usual. The cause of this development has not yet been clarified. It is foreseen that contributions could go up.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/pflegefaelle-krankenkasse-100.html


International News


Israel News Update  

 

Israel Says It Will "Exact Price From Iran" When Time Is Right: Israeli Minister Benny Gantz said last night that Israel would choose the appropriate time and method to retaliate and "exact the price from Iran" following the unprecedented drone and missile attacks on its territories.

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/iran-israel-war-israel-says-it-would-exact-price-from-iran-when-time-is-right-10-points-5443725


UN News Update  

 

At UN, Israel Urges Iran Sanctions As World Warns Against Escalation

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/at-un-israel-urges-iran-sanctions-as-world-warns-against-escalation-5443449


India News Update  

 

Supreme Court To Hear Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge Against Arrest Today

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/delhi-liquor-policy-case-supreme-court-to-hear-arvind-kejriwals-challenge-against-arrest-today-5444049




Headlines 14.04.2024

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

German Chancellor on Trip to China: Olaf Scholz is traveling to China for the second time in his term of office. Two days will be about economics and only one day will be about politics. Critics fear that issues such as human rights will be neglected.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/asien/scholz-china-reise-106.html


Germany News Update  

 

Germany to deliver third "Patriot" system to Ukraine soon: As the Federal Ministry of Defense announced, the decision was made “due to the further increase in Russian air strikes” against the country. The “Patriot” system comes from the Bundeswehr and should be handed over immediately. 

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/europa/ukraine-patriots-100.html


Germany News Update  

 

Minimum age for accompanied driving in Germany will not be lowered to 16 from 17 for the time being: The Federal Ministry of Transport told the dpa news agency that European law does not currently allow the implementation of plans to acquire a car driving license at the age of 16.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/fuehrerschein-16-jahre-100.html


International News


Israel News Update  

 

Israel Attacked By Iran As Middle East Enters Perilous New Phase: Iran launched armed drones and missiles against Israel, marking a new and more volatile phase of the Middle East conflict. The attack, in retaliation for a strike in Syria that killed top Iranian military officers, was the first time Iran has struck Israel from its soil.

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/israel-attacked-by-iran-as-middle-east-enters-perilous-new-phase-5438126


India News Update  

 

India Responds As Iran Fires Drones At Israel In Major West Asia Escalation: "We call for immediate de-escalation, exercise of restraint, stepping back from violence and return to the path of diplomacy", said Indian Ministry of External Affairs.

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/israel-gaza-war-israel-hamas-war-israel-iran-conflict-seriously-concerned-iran-fires-volley-of-drones-at-israel-india-reacts-5437546


India News Update  

 

BJP Releases Manifesto, PM Modi Says Focus On Dignity, Quality Of Life

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/bjps-2024-election-manifesto-focuses-on-uplifting-women-poor-and-youth-5437817#pfrom=home-ndtv_topscroll




Headlines 13.04.2024

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Germany Urges Its Citizens To Leave Iran As War With Israel Looms

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/germany-urges-its-citizens-to-leave-iran-as-war-with-israel-looms-5430012


Germany News Update  

 

Meeting on Ukraine war: Scholz hope of a participation from China - A peace summit on Ukraine is scheduled to take place in Switzerland in mid-June. Whether the meeting is successful could also depend on China. Chancellor Scholz is counting on the country to take part. Today, he travels to the People's Republic.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/china-scholz-friedensgipfel-ukraine-100.html


Germany News Update  

 

The Federal Environment Agency also disagrees, but Transport Minister Wissing stands by his stance: the current climate law can only be complied with with “radical measures” such as driving bans, he told Tagesthemen. A speed limit doesn't do enough.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/wissing-fahrverbote-tagesthemen-100.html


International News


Iran News Update  

 

Iran Could Attack Israel Within 24 Hours, US Rushes Warships To Aid Ally

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/iran-could-attack-israel-within-24-hours-us-rushes-warships-to-aid-ally-5431317#pfrom=home-ndtv_topscroll


Canada News Update  

 

Canada Starts Reducing Staff Across Its Missions In India: A Canadian high commission spokesperson on Friday said the slashing of the size of the Indian staff was necessary given the reduction of Canadian staff in the country.

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/canada-starts-reducing-staff-across-its-missions-in-india-5429373


India News Update  

 

2 Key Accused In Rameshwaram Cafe Blast Brought To Bengaluru After Arrest In Bengal

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/2-key-accused-in-rameshwaram-cafe-blast-brought-to-bengaluru-after-arrest-in-bengal-5431203




Headlines 12.04.2024

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Özdemir promotes healthy food: The Bundestag discussed the government's nutrition strategy for the first time. While Agriculture Minister Özdemir defended his draft, trade associations continued to criticize the lack of concrete measures.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/ernaehrung-bundestag-100.html


EU News Update  

 

EU Parliament removes immunity for AfD Politicians: The public prosecutor's office in Düsseldorf accuses EU MP Gunnar Beck of having committed crimes in a department store. So that this can be investigated, the European Parliament has now lifted the AfD politician's immunity.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/europa/immunitaet-afd-abgeordneter-eu-parlament-100.html


Germany News Update  

 

Parent Signa Holding of the Austrian real estate entrepreneur René Benko has withdrawn its application for restructuring and instead filed for bankruptcy at the Vienna Commercial Court. Signa Holding owned the Galeria department store chain in Germany, which was sold to a consortium on Tuesday.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/wirtschaft/signa-holding-benko-konkurs-100.html


International News


India News Update  

 

Case Against Delhi Chief Secretary On Complaint Of Stealing 'Scam' Evidence

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/case-against-delhi-chief-secretary-on-complaint-of-stealing-scam-evidence-5420611#pfrom=home-ndtv_topscroll


India News Update  

 

World's Largest Renewable Energy Park Now In India - 5 Times Larger Than Paris

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/worlds-largest-renewable-energy-park-now-in-india-5-times-larger-than-paris-5419130#pfrom=home-ndtv_topstories


USA News Update  

 

OJ Simpson, Ex-NFL Star And Accused In 'Trial Of The Century', Dies At 76

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/oj-simpson-former-american-football-star-who-was-acquitted-of-wifes-murder-in-trial-of-the-century-dies-at-76-5421124




Headlines 11.04.2024

Germany and EU News


EU News Update

 

Stricter Rules for Asylum in EU: The EU Parliament has finally approved the EU asylum reform. In the future, the new regulations will enable faster deportations. The compromise on the reform was debated until the very end.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/eu-asylreform-112.html


Germany News Update  

 

Traffic Light Government agree on Data Storage and Rent Price Cap rules: The coalition parties have reached agreement on two important points of contention. The rent proce cap is to be extended until 2029. In return, there is a compromise on the new regulation of data retention.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/ampel-einigung-mietpreisbremse-100.html


Germany News Update  

 

Dispute between the FDP and Family Minister Paus over the planned basic child support continues: The Liberals are calling for a fundamental overhaul, but Paus firmly rejects this.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/debatte-kindergrundsicherung-100.html


International News


Ukraine News Update  

 

Ukraine "Simply Cannot Wait" For More Air Defence: says NATO Chief

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/ukraine-simply-cannot-wait-for-more-air-defence-nato-chief-5415353



North Korea News Update  

 

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says Now Is Time To Be Ready For War

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/north-korea-supreme-leader-kim-jong-un-says-now-is-time-to-be-ready-for-war-5416256




Headlines 10.04.2024

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Last year, the police in Germany registered more crimes than at any time since 2016: Federal Interior Minister Nancy Faeser emphasized: "Germany remains one of the safest countries in the world."

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/polizeiliche-kriminalstatistik-2023-100.html


Germany News Update  

 

Population Development Study in Germany: By 2040, the population in Germany is expected to develop very differently from region to region. The east in particular is likely to lose residents. This is what the Bertelsmann Foundation predicts. The increasing aging is evident almost everywhere.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/gesellschaft/bertelsmann-studie-bevoelkerung-100.html


Germany News Update  

 

Criticism of the FDP's overtime idea: The FDP proposes tax advantages for overtime to provide an incentive for overtime. In order to make individual performance worthwhile again, a limited number of overtime hours and paid overtime bonuses could be made tax-free, according to a resolution by the FDP executive committee. 

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/ueberstunden-fdp-debatte-100.html


International News


Israel News Update  

 

Israel's Ceasefire Proposal Doesn't Meet Palestinian Demands, Says Hamas

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/israels-ceasefire-proposal-doesnt-meet-palestinian-demands-says-hamas-5407999


USA News Update  

 

US Says Hamas Ceasefire Response "Less Than Encouraging" So Far

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/us-says-hamas-ceasefire-response-less-than-encouraging-so-far-5408787


India News Update  

 

Arvind Kejriwal To Stay In Jail, Petition Against Arrest Rejected

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/arvind-kejriwal-to-stay-in-jail-petition-against-arrest-rejected-5405799#pfrom=home-ndtv_topscroll




Headlines 09.04.2024

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

More crime, a high proportion of foreign suspects - the police crimal statistics have been causing discussions since the weekend. Today it is officially presented. The police commissioner warns of overloading.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/kriminalstatistik-140.html


Germany News Update  

 

German Bundeswehr Brigade in Lithuania: It is intended to prepare the permanent stationing of around 5,000 German emergency services in the Baltic state. 

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/bundeswehr-litauen-116.html


France News Update  

 

France Says No Longer In Its "Interest" To Talk To Russia

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/france-says-no-longer-in-its-interest-to-talk-to-russia-5402735


International News


Israel News Update  

 

"Indescribable": Gazans Return To Khan Yunis As Israel Pulls Out Troops

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/indescribable-gazans-return-to-khan-yunis-as-israel-pulls-out-troops-5400573


India News Update  

 

On Arvind Kejriwal's Petition Against His Arrest, High Court Verdict Today

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/on-arvind-kejriwal-challenging-his-arrest-high-court-verdict-today-5403170


USA News Update  

 

Special Counsel Urges US Court To Reject Trump's Bid To Delay Election Trial

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/special-counsel-urges-us-supreme-court-to-reject-donald-trump-bid-to-delay-election-trial-5403150




Headlines 08.04.2024

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Germany's hidden liability for 262 billion euros: Officially, Germany is 2.6 trillion euros in debt. In fact, the legacy burden is higher: This is due to the EU loans.

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/studie-zu-deutschlands-schuldenlast-versteckte-haftung-fuer-262-milliarden-euro-19637010.html


Germany News Update  

 

FDP on confrontational course on Basic Child Security: Basic child security is an important issue for the Greens and is intended to combat child poverty - but the coalition partner FDP does not agree with the project at all.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/kindergrundsicherung-streit-fdp-104.html


Germany News Update  

 

Bundeswehr in Lithuania: Bundeswehr is heading to the Baltics today. The task is to prepare everything for the permanent stationing of a brigade in Lithuania. 

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/europa/nato-bundeswehr-litauen-soldaten-100.html


International News


Russia News Update  

 

Russia Says Ukraine Drone Hit Zaporizhzhia Plant, UN Watchdog Urges Restrain

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/russia-says-ukraine-drone-hit-zaporizhzhia-plant-un-watchdog-urges-restrain-5396013


Israel News Update  

 

Israel Says Left Khan Yunis "To Prepare For Future Missions In Rafah"

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/israel-says-left-khan-yunis-to-prepare-for-future-missions-in-rafah-5396009


Israel News Update  

 

Thousands Rally In Israel For Hostages As Gaza War Marks 6 Months

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/thousands-rally-in-israel-for-hostages-as-gaza-war-marks-6-months-5395095