Photo of the day
Easter peace marches
Nearly 100 traditional marches took place over Easter this year with around 4,000 people in Frankfurt calling for an end to Turkey's military missions in Syria and against German arms exports. The marches first started in Germany in 1960, and the demonstration topics vary from city to city. Other protests centered on climate change, and aircraft noise and pollution from nearby military bases. Source:
Graphic of the day
Keeping electronic circuits in cars working means big business for German companies Infineon and Bosch. The two semiconductor manufacturers are among the top 10 global industry players supplying carmakers with these valuable conduits, with each holding 10.7- and 5.3 percent of global market shares respectively.
Quote of the day
Let's get digital
Germany's new deputy minister for digital transformation wants to bring the country into the 21st century by offering free WiFi at federal agencies and other government offices. Young people have come to expect that, Dorothee Bär said in an interview with the German paper Bild am Sonntag.
Person of the day
Development Minister Gerd Müller wants to see €500 million annually flow into a repatriation program that would help failed asylum seekers re-establish themselves in their homeland. The program, launched in March 2017, currently has a budget of €150 million. Doing so would be "much less expensive than providing for the people here in Germany," Mr. Müller told German news agency DPA. Source: