A small country, but a big mover of markets - RBS wird wieder privatisiert - EasyJet uses drones for safety checks - German armed forces going green
Business Brief 06/12/2015
Belgium is slowly phasing out its aging nuclear energy infrastructure. But looming winter weather, limited renewable options and a poorly connected electricity network have left the country at risk of blackouts.
Germany has extended its military mandate in Iraq, but will end reconnaissance missions by October 31, 2019. Last month, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said she couldn't rule out a longer-term deployment.
On 3 September, the fire on the training site of the Bundeswehr near Meppen was triggered by rocket tests. Since then it is not possible to extinguish the smoldering fire. Now, the German federal defense minister visited the area and apologized to residents.
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