Plan to return decommissioned Leopard 2 tanks to Germany wins backing of Swiss executive branch
Switzerland’s executive branch has thrown its weight behind a proposal to decommission 25 out-of-service Leopard 2 battle tanks that Germany’s government wants returned to the German manufacturer to help Berlin plug gaps in its arsenal after it shipped weapons to Ukraine.
Ukraine's Zelenskyy arrives in Berlin to meet German leaders, discuss arms deliveries
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy arrived in Berlin early Sunday for talks with German leaders about further arms deliveries to help his country fend off the Russian invasion and rebuild what’s been destroyed by more than a year of devastating conflict.
Berlin expands old airport shelter as refugee housing scarce
The German capital is expanding a temporary refugee shelter at a former airport to accommodate 3,600 Ukrainians, as it struggles to put up more civilians fleeing Russian attacks on Ukraine’s vital infrastructure ahead of the upcoming cold winter months.
German leader urges climate activists not to endanger others
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is urging climate activists to show “creativity” and avoid endangering others after attacking art works and setting up blockades that allegedly delayed the arrival of a specialist rescue crew at an accident scene.
Scholz's Social Democrats seen winning state vote in Germany
Projections show Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s center-left party winning a German state election in which the environmentalist Greens and the far-right made gains as the country faces high inflation and worries about energy supplies this winter.