“30 percent of students affected by poverty” – Criticism of planned BAföG reform — RT DE

The number of BAföG recipients has continued to decline. The traffic light coalition now wants to expand the circle of recipients with a reform and raise the BAföG rates. But social organizations are sounding the alarm and are calling for a much larger increase. The opposition in the Bundestag has criticized the BAföG reform initiated […]

94 percent of readers give Lauterbach an unsatisfactory rating — RT DE

The medical newspaper published by Springer Medizin Verlag GmbH asked its readers for a school grade for Karl Lauterbach’s first months as Federal Minister of Health. Almost 65,000 participating readers were disappointed and gave the minister a straight six. The medical newspaper has a current circulation of 52,700 copies, but is primarily perceived as an […]

Ukraine pays 70 percent more than Jordan for Rheinmetall Marder tanks — RT DE

According to a report by “Business Insider”, the armaments group Rheinmetall charges its 100 Marder infantry fighting vehicles for Ukraine at a significantly higher price than for Jordan. Rheinmetall is therefore demanding 153 million euros for the 100 martens from Ukraine. The armaments group Rheinmetall wants to be able to deliver the first repaired Marder-type […]

‘No country is immune’ – Number of droughts has increased by 29 percent worldwide since 2000 — RT DE

Although there have been droughts for as long as anyone can remember, since the year 2000 the number and duration of drought periods has increased dramatically globally. In its new drought report, the United Nations describe the consequences for millions of people. Since the year 2000, the number and duration of droughts have increased by […]