The Bundeswehr (German army) wants to increase their amount of active soldiers to 203,000 by 2025. This is an add on to the previously planned increase by 5000 more.
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The Parliament will also vote on a law
The German parliament will discuss the new UN migration deal today. In a document by the current ruling coalition, it is calrified that the migration deal has no legal consequences for Germany.
District court sentences Sergej W. for attempted m
For a bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund´s team bus the defendant Sergej W. has now been sentenced by the Dortmunder district court, to 14 years in prison.
CDU needs less tolerance for green party
Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) has told his party that they need more distance to the green party.
Sentence of bomber is awaited
Around one and a half years after the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus the trial against suspected bomber Sergej W. is coming to an end. He is being sued for attempted murder.
Police believe it was an accident
A three year old has died in Frankfurt am Main after a tragic fall from the fourth floor of a house.
In case of a loss “only voluntary offices“
CDU secretary general Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer does not want a post as minister in case of a loss in the race for party leader of the CDU. She will only take “voluntary offices“ she stated in the ARD-“Morgenmagazin“.
However warning of upcoming challenges
The Union (CDU and CSU) and SPD are both in favour of the new Brexit deal. German Industry is sending positive signals as well, but warns of upcoming problems and challenges.
Final decisions will be made on Friday
The German Bundestag are deciding on their budget for 2019. The total budget for 2019 is at 356.4 billion euros. A new deficit is to be avoided.
Probe made in Germany, expected to land on monday
As part of the Nasa-Marsmission InSight the so called “Maulwurf“ (German for mole) is there to drill the biggest hole ever created by mankind on a heavenly body other than earth. The mole was invented in the German aerospace center.