Share of holidaymakers increases in cases in Germany

According to the report of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), in the new corona cases in Germany, the proportion of people who have recently taken a vacation abroad and are thought to be infected there is increasing. In its weekly situation report released on Thursday evening, the institute noted that in 3,662 cases between June …

Inflation rate in Germany was 3.8 percent

Inflation in Germany rose above 3 percent for the first time in 13 years. According to provisional data released by the Federal Statistical Office on Thursday, the Consumer Price Index increased by 3.8 percent in July compared to the same period of 2020. It was stated that this was the highest increase recorded since the …

Pfizer raises revenue expectation from corona vaccine by 29 percent

The US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, which produces the Covid-19 vaccine together with the German biotechnology company BioNTech, increased its 2021 turnover expectation from $26 billion to $33.5 billion, increasing its year-end forecast by 29 percent. The 2.1 billion doses of vaccine agreements made this year lie behind the company’s increase in its annual turnover expectation. …

Forests turned into landfills

It is possible to allow other uses of forest areas for various purposes in Turkey. In addition to energy, mining, highways and bridges, one of the permitted areas is solid waste disposal facilities. According to the 2019 Forestry Statistics of the General Directorate of Forestry, permission was granted for 129 solid waste disposal facilities in …

IMF lowers Turkey’s growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered its 2021 growth expectation for the Turkish economy to 5.8 percent. The IMF has updated its World Economic Outlook Report. Accordingly, Turkey’s growth expectation for 2021, which was 6.0 percent in April, was revised down to 5.8 percent as of July. In the previous report published in April, the …

Can fires be prevented, how can damage be reduced?

On Wednesday, July 28, fires entered Turkey’s agenda with images from Antalya’s Manavgat district. The flames, which could not yet be brought under control in the region, caused the death of five people. In addition, dozens of animals lost their lives, houses were burned, trees were destroyed. After Antalya, similar news came from Muğla, İzmir, …

Europe shuts down coal power plants, Turkey builds new ones

Since one of the biggest causes of the climate crisis and air pollution is coal-fired power plants, especially European countries announced that they will close their coal-fired power plants. According to the information provided by the Europe Beyond Coal (EBC), which is a part of the leading non-governmental organizations working on climate and energy issues …

First statement from the German government on the execution lists

For the first time, the federal government made a statement about the execution lists in Germany, which included the names of journalists from Turkey. In response to Left Party Deputy Helin Evrim Sommer’s question, Helmut Teichmann, Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior, said, “There are now signs that there are different lists of people …