Engineering giants Siemens and Bombardier are planning to shut down their operations in Görlitz. The exit of the two largest employers in the eastern German town is leaving many wondering whether new jobs can be created.
The right-wing AfD has a stronghold in Germany's eastern-most state of Saxony, where Görlitz counts 1,000 refugees, 3,000 Poles and a majority of Germans who've lost their country of birth. What do they see as "Heimat"?
Labor unions have reacted angrily to layoff plans unveiled by the management of the German conglomerate, which aims to cut costs in its energy business to adjust to the disruption sweeping through the industry.
Former Siemens chief Klaus Kleinfeld is back with a bang. Just half a year after his involuntary departure from US company Arconic he's now in charge of one the world's most spectacular infrastructure projects.
The German economy is powered by products sold the world over. The strength of Europe's powerhouse depends on outbound shipments. We take a look at one of its latest exports and reveal the secrets behind its success.
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