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August 2017

Nach einem Zwischenfall in einem Chemiebetrieb in Oberhausen (Nordrhein-Westfalen) stehen Autos auf der Autobahn 42 im Stau. In einer Chemiefirma in Oberhausen ist ein Behälter mit Schwefelsäure gebrochen. Die Flüssigkeit sei am Donnerstagmorgen in ein Auffangbecken gelaufen und werde kontrolliert abgepumpt, sagte ein Sprecher der Feuerwehr. Bei dem Unfall könne eine giftige Wolke entstanden sein. Die Polizei forderte die Menschen in Oberhausen auf, Fenster und Türen geschlossen zu halten. Verletzt wurde nach ersten Erkenntnissen niemand. Foto: Arnulf Stoffel/dpa +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++
Nach einem Zwischenfall in einem Chemieb... […]

Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the EU

Greenhouse gas emissions by sector and country in the European Union in 2015
Migrants rescued from the Mediterranean on board the Aquarius, a boat belonging to the NGO Doctors Without Borders, off the Italian coast, 27 June 2017. Thousands of migrants were rescued over the last few days as they made their way from Libya to Italy. Photo: Lena Klimkeit/dpa
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EU must not stop vulnerable migrants from leaving Libya, Oxfam warns

The European Union should not hinder migrants from leaving Libya, where they are often subject to torture, slave labour and sexual violence, international charity Oxfam warned Wednesday.
Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, at the G20 Summit on 7 July 2017 in Hamburg. On the 7th and 8th of July, the leaders of the leading industrializations will meet in the Hansestadt for the G20 summit. Photo: Bernd Von Jutrczenka / dpa-pool / dpa
Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel welcome... […]

‘One less hurdle’: Brexit Britain hopes for election win for Merkel

Under-pressure Prime Minister Theresa May would welcome another term in office by a German leader who has appeared relatively willing to listen to Britain's concerns over leaving the European Union.