Friday , January 22 2021

Frankfurt Airport evacuated in police operation

Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 1, along with its attached regional train station, was closed on Saturday evening, as the airport’s police service launched an otherwise undescribed “operation.”  State and federal police were involved in the operation, and the airport police wrote on Twitter that one piece of abandoned luggage had been …

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Germany’s ruling party picks centrist Armin Laschet as its new leader

The first-ever digital election was held by CDU on Saturday, with Laschet defeating his main contender, hardliner conservative Friedrich Merz, in a runoff ballot. The centrist politician and self-styled Angela Merkel continuity candidate, Laschet, narrowly won the election scoring 521 to 466 votes. The digital election’s results will be further …

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