A court in Cologne, Germany, is to start hearing a case over two Yemenis who were killed by a US drone strike in 2012. The relatives of the deceased, who brought the case to court, say the victims were strong opponents of Al-Qaeda.
Finland, Norway and Sweden are readying for one of Europe’s largest fighter jet drills this year – the Arctic Challenge Exercise 2015, kicking off on Monday. Nine northern countries are taking part, with up to 90 aircraft expected in the sky at once.
Thousands of people across the world have joined together in a global movement, protesting against American biotech giant Monsanto. Activists from over 400 cities are speaking out against GMOs and Monsanto’s monopoly over the food supply.
An RT Deutsch correspondent, who has recently covered stories on the Ukrainian crisis, including the Odessa massacre, has been turned back at the border by Ukraine’s Security Service, and banned from entering the country for three years.
The German Intelligence Agency chief says Berlin is dependent on the NSA, not vice versa, as US presence is vital to protect the country. Gerhard Schindler even laid the blame on his own organization for allowing the NSA to spy on European companies.
Berlin is preparing to pay compensation to about 4,000 surviving Soviet prisoners of war from WWII Nazi concentration camps. But 70 years on, the symbolic gesture is being seen as too little, too late.
Millions of German rail passengers were struggling to get from A to B on Wednesday after the German Railway Union (GDL) started a new mass strike following a failed round of pay negotiations with state railway operator Deutsche Bahn.
One-third of Germans feel deceived by Angela Merkel regarding allegations Germany’s intelligence agency BND assisted in NSA spying, but more than half are still willing to back her, rather than her Social Democratic rival.
President Poroshenko of Ukraine is trying to walk a fine line between an extreme right fascist position to uphold for his political survival in Ukraine, and a more conciliatory tone he has to take internationally, says geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser.