Hours before it opens, customers are already lined up outside the Weco fireworks company in the town of Eitorf in western Germany. Sales are limited to 3 packages per person. And this year, the company has added some 50 new products to its lineup.
The Trump administration has ordered government agencies to expedite and expand arms sales abroad, including exports of advanced drones to reinforce allied armies and to compete with China.
Many countries launch the New Year with colorful fireworks. There are usually all sorts of different end-of-year customs and traditions as well. How does Germany celebrate? We have five questions for you.
In some countries like Germany, it's not New Year's Eve without a night sky full of fireworks. But how bad are these colorful explosions for our environment? And what are the health effects?
Many wonder, how could rappers Kollegah and Farid Bang win an Echo, Germany's most important music award, with their anti-Semitic lyrics? The explanation is simple: the award is based on commercial, not artistic, value.
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