Are Northeastern people xenophobic

NDR Info News from 03.09.2018:

65,000 in Chemnitz against xenophobia

Chemnitz: In the Saxon city, tens of thousands of people watched an open-air concert against xenophobia and racism in the evening. According to the city administration, around 65,000 visitors gathered on the square in front of the Johanniskirche and in the adjacent streets. Several bands, including Die Toten Hosen, Materia and Kraftklub, had invited to the free event under the motto "We are more". The concert started with a minute's silence for the victim of the knife attack more than a week ago. The 35-year-old was stabbed to death at a district festival in Chemnitz after a dispute. Two asylum seekers from Syria and Iraq are suspected. Right-wing groups subsequently called for demonstrations several times 03.09.2018 11:00 pm

Merkel: Facts decide about AfD observation

Berlin: Chancellor Merkel has now also intervened in the debate about the surveillance of the AfD by the Office for the Protection of the Constitution. The CDU leader declared that it was not about the responsibility of politics, but about decisions that are based on facts. The constitutional protection authorities in the federal and state levels would analyze the situation and draw their conclusions from it. Federal Justice Minister Barley, however, told the editorial network Germany that parts of the AfD were openly anti-constitutional. The party must be treated accordingly and monitored by the security authorities. Meanwhile, the youth organization of the AfD, the Junge Alternative, has announced that it will dissolve its state associations in Bremen and Lower Saxony. It had previously become known that the two groups had already been placed under observation by the Office for the Protection of the Constitution 03.09.2018 11:00 pm

$ 2.17 billion for Lake Chad region

Berlin: On the first day of the Lake Chad Conference, aid pledges of more than two billion dollars for the stabilization of the region came together. This was announced by a spokeswoman for the Foreign Office in the evening. Development banks would also provide cheap loans of $ 467 million. Federal Foreign Minister Maas was delighted with the commitments. The conference shows what is possible when you work together. According to the United Nations, around eleven million people in the region around Lake Chad on the southern edge of the Sahara are dependent on aid, and more than two million are on the run 03.09.2018 11:00 pm

Amsterdam attacker testifies

Amsterdam: After the knife attack in the city's main train station, the attacker commented on his motive. According to the investigators, the man testified that he had chosen the Netherlands as a target because the Koran and the Islamic prophet Mohammed were repeatedly insulted there. The 19-year-old also mentioned the right-wing populist Geert Wilders in this context. The Afghan asylum seeker stabbed and seriously injured two US tourists in Amsterdam three days ago. The young man lives in Rhineland-Palatinate and is now to be examined psychiatrically. | 03.09.2018 11:00 pm

DGB and BDI see opportunities through digitization

Meseberg: The Federation of German Industries and the German Trade Union Confederation have rejected studies that predict a massive reduction in jobs due to digitization. At an event organized by the federal government in Meseberg, BDI President Kempf said that on the contrary, IT technology would create completely new job profiles. DGB boss Hoffmann made a similar statement. There are huge opportunities in digitization, explained Hoffmann. Appropriate regulation is necessary, however. | 03.09.2018 11:00 pm

Holstein Kiel beats Magdeburg

Regarding the sport: Holstein Kiel remains undefeated in the current season of the second Bundesliga. The team prevailed 2-1 against Magdeburg in their own stadium in the evening and thus improved to third place in the table 03.09.2018 11:00 pm

Weather forecast

The weather: Individual showers possible at night in the direction of the Ems and Osnabrücker Land. Otherwise dry, northeast of the Elbe and longer clear in eastern Lower Saxony. Lowest temperatures 17 to 12 degrees. Tomorrow often bright, west of the Weser in places showers or thunderstorms, 20 to 28 degrees. The further prospects: On Wednesday mostly sunny and dry, west of the Weser next to the sun, individual showers or thunderstorms, 20 to 27 degrees. On Thursday a lot of sun in the east, more clouds in the west and rain showers and thunderstorms at 19 to 25 degrees. | 03.09.2018 11:00 pm