Let’s make the best out of the diesel scandal and clean things up around here. Let’s finally ban cars from our cities. The space belongs to us, says Linda Vierecke.
Trinh Xuan Thanh was convicted of embezzling assets from units of Vietnam's state-owned oil company. Germany says the high-profile former oil executive was kidnapped by Vietnamese agents from a Berlin park last year.
Tinh Xuan Thanh was among 20 former oil executives on trial for corruption in the southeast Asian country. The German government had accused Vietnam of kidnapping Thanh in 2017 while he was walking in a Berlin park.
Though largely unknown, the Hellas Filmbox Festival in Berlin is certainly worth attending for those interested in Greek film. Among this year's guests are directors Yannis Sakaridis and Volker Schlöndorff.
Only days before a summit in Berlin on the future of diesel cars in Germany, policymakers are suggesting different ways of bringing cheating carmakers to reason. But a lot is just pre-election rhetoric, experts say.
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