The riots in Cairo and other Egyptian cities are also affecting foreign companies, among them the German firm Duravit. They’ve upped security in their two factories but are continuing operations for the time being.
North Korea's relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons and missiles has raised the threat of a full-blown conflict on the Korean Peninsula. South Korea has also been acquiring German weapons for its self-defense.
Russia's Foreign Ministry has told the US to cut the number of its diplomats in Russia, responding to anti-Russian sanctions endorsed by the US Senate. Moscow accused the US of hiding behind "exceptionalism."
Many German politicians are regularly threatened and insulted online. The Greens parliamentarian, Özcan Mutlu, is just one example. As election season heats up, so too do the reactions on social media.
Dutch officials have released a list with ID codes for eggs to help consumers identify those contaminated with fipronil. Millions of insecticide-tainted eggs have made it onto the German market this summer.
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