Monday, 16 September 2019

Tag Archives: Germany

German drone market to grow to 3b euros by 2030

BERLIN: The German drone market is expected to grow from 574 million euros (649.28 million US dollars) to 3 billion euros by 2030, which corresponds to an annual average growth rate of 14 percent, according to a report by the German Unmanned Aviation Association (VUL) published on Monday. VUL will ...

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‘Hitler paintings’ fail to sell at auction in Germany

BERLIN-Five pictures said to have been painted by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler have failed to sell at auction in Germany. Weidler auction house had set a starting price for the watercolours of €45,000 (£40,000; $51,000). The auction was held in Nuremburg, the German city once notorious for Hitler’s mass rallies ...

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Germany’s Merkel says ‘still time’ to find Brexit solution

TOKYO: There is still time to find a solution to Britain’s exit from the EU, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday, voicing optimism on a political deal over the tricky “backstop” that has stymied progress. Speaking to Japanese and German business leaders in Tokyo, Merkel stressed that “on the one ...

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EU powers recognise Guaido as Venezuela’s leader

CARACAS: The UK, France, Germany, Spain and other European countries have officially recognised opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela. It comes after President Nicolás Maduro defiantly rejected the EU’s Sunday deadline to call snap elections. Russia – a backer of Mr Maduro – accused EU countries of ...

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German slowdown leaves job boom untouched

BERLIN: The jobless rate in Germany held steady in January even as signs of a slowdown in Europe’s powerhouse economy mounted, official data showed Thursday. The unemployment rate was 5.0 percent, the Federal Labour Agency (BA) said in seasonally-adjusted figures, the same level as the previous two months. In absolute ...

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Germany to soften ban on abortion advertising

BERLIN: Germany´s coalition government agreed in principle Tuesday to soften a controversial law that bars medical doctors from advertising abortion services. Gynaecologists and hospitals will now be allowed to share essential information about where and how women can terminate unwanted pregnancies. German law allows abortions but has long effectively discouraged ...

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German hacking attack didn’t compromise chancellery, Merkel’s data

BERLIN: Local media reported that hackers published data of hundreds of German politicians on Twitter, including phone numbers and addresses. The German government is taking the recent hacking attack, which resulted in a major leak of personal data of hundreds of politicians, very seriously, a deputy spokeswoman for the German ...

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Huawei announces securing 25 5G commercial contracts

DONGGUAN: Huawei Rotating Chairman Ken Hu held a press conference with leading global media at the company’s new campus in Dongguan. The journalists visited R&D labs showcasing materials and thermal management technologies developed for 5G equipment, as well as an independent cyber security lab. Hu delivered strong messages of confidence ...

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Serbian President accuses UK, USA, Germany of helping create Kosovo Army

SPUTNIK: Earlier, the Serbian president requested an urgent UN Security Council meeting on the issue of the self-proclaimed Kosovo Republic creating its own army. He stated that Pristina’s actions could disrupt peace in the western Balkans. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic accused the US, UK, and Germany of aiding the self-proclaimed Kosovo ...

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Nestle recalls batch of Alfamino infant formula in Germany

ZURICH: Nestle has recalled a batch of its Alfamino amino acid specialist infant formula in Germany, saying a number of the products have a substantially increased dose of minerals that could make children sick. “A baby that consumes a product from amongst these few (faulty) tins, can become sick with ...

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