More and more Germans are retiring to Bulgaria, because the cost of living is lower. But it doesn’t always work out as hoped. Expenses pile up, communication can be difficult, and some hoping to return to Germany find they’ve burned their bridges.
More and more Germans are worried about not being able to make ends meet when they retire, a new study has shown. Rising energy costs and low interest rates are also feeding fears of financial insecurity.
He's the main figure of the anti-Kremlin opposition movement in Russia and he's been spearheading protests against upping the retirement age: Alexei Navalny's rearrest is just one sign that Vladimir Putin may be nervous.
As Germany's aging population struggles to find enough care workers, the country's health minister is mulling funding training programs abroad. However, the "brain drain" risk has some authorities hesitant to sign on.
Germany's health minister has called for people without children to pay significantly more into the pension scheme. But others in the government have dismissed the idea as an attempt to punish childless residents.
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