The most important news at a glance:
- Crime against drug crime: more than 20 suspects arrested (10.24 clock)
- Judges of Karlsruhe: partially unconstitutional Hartz IV sanctions (clock 10.14)
- Turkey arrests the sister of the leader of Is Is killed Al-Bagdadi (20:05)
- After the elections in Thuringia: the officials of the CDU ask for talks with the AfD (6.24 clock)
+++ 10.24 clock: hit against the drug crime: over 20 suspects arrested +++
After extensive investigations into the violations of the Narcotics Act, more than 20 people are in custody, according to police in Halle an der Saale. A greater amount of illegal drugs has been secured, a spokesman said Tuesday. At the beginning there were no further details.
The police want to inform the results of the investigation at a press conference at noon. After a large-scale raid on the drug scene under Halle police, four men had already been arrested Friday night in Magdeburg, against which arrest warrants had been issued.
+++ 10.14 clock: Karlsruhe judges: Hartz IV sanctions partially unconstitutional +++
The one-month benefit reductions sanctioned by the non-cooperative recipients of the Hartz IV work centers are partially unconstitutional. This decision was announced by the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe.
+++ 9.30 Clock: Furthermore, almost a thousand US troops in Syria are in use +++
Three weeks after the announced withdrawal of US troops from Syria, there are still nearly a thousand US soldiers in action. A representative of the US government, who did not want to be named, told the AFP news agency that the operational force was almost stable. The background was the decision by US President Donald Trump to monitor the oil fields in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Essor. The United States Department of Defense ordered US troops to enter the region near the border with Iraq.
+++ 8:58: Iran announces a further reduction of nuclear obligations +++
Iran has announced a further step towards the abandonment of the international nuclear agreement. His country will resume the enrichment of the uranium in the Fordo plant 180 kilometers south of Tehran, said head of state Hassan Ruhani. Following the agreement concluded in 2015, the number of centrifuges in the underground enrichment plants of Fordo and Natans uranium had been reduced by more than two thirds to 5060. Iran has also committed to limit the development of new, more efficient centrifuges in order to prevent a rapid increase in its enrichment capacity. According to the agreement, Iran could not have expanded the enrichment of the uranium until 2025.
+++ 8:05: Turkey arrests the sister of the head of the IS killed Al-Bagdadi +++
Turkey said it had taken custody of the sister of the killed head of the Islamic State militia terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's communications director, Fahrettin Altun, wrote on Twitter: "The arrest of al-Baghdadi's sister is another example of the success of our counter-terrorism efforts." He did not name the details. In the beginning, it was also unclear when and where Al-Baghdadi's sister was arrested.
The US military special forces tracked down Al-Bagdadi on a farm in northwestern Syria at the end of October. There he lit the United States according to an explosive jacket. The IS has confirmed the death of its leader and appointed successor.
+++ 6:34: North Korea: opportunities for nuclear talks with the United States are very bad +++
The chances of a resumption of nuclear talks between Washington and Pyongyang are scarce, according to North Korea. The possibilities for dialogue between the two countries have continued to shrink, the North Korean news agency KCNA said, citing a spokesman for the North Korean Foreign Ministry. The reason for this is the US attitude towards North Korea. A few days ago, the United States reiterated the position of North Korea in the list of "supporters of terror".
+++ 6.24 clock: 17 officials from Thuringia CDU for talks with AfD +++
In a joint letter, 17 officials of the CDU of Thuringia asked for readiness for talks with the AfD in the Free State following the defeat of their party during state elections. The "Appeal of the members of the Conservative Union in Thuringia" had been circulated in CDU circles, according to reports from the Ostthüringer Zeitung. Officials consider it unthinkable that "nearly a quarter of voters" in Thuringia "remain out of the talks". So they chose very similar words as the CDU parliamentary member Michael Heym, who had said last week ahead of the AF vote of 23.4 percent in the elections: "Don't do democracy if you do bounce a quarter of the electorate ".
+++ 5.51: the United States begins the process of exiting the Paris climate agreement +++
US President Donald Trump's government has begun its process of exiting the Paris climate agreement at the United Nations. The United States informed the United Nations in writing of the planned withdrawal, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Formally, however, the exit can only take place on 4 November 2020 – a day after the next presidential elections in the United States.
+++ 5.04 clock: cheap flights in Germany will be less – higher prices +++
For the first time in years, based on a study, fewer cheap flights were offered in Germany last summer. The range of flights had decreased by 1% compared to the same period last year, according to the German Aerospace Center (DLR).
After trial purchases by October deadline, average prices for a single ticket increased slightly without any extras. Among the large suppliers, the range of average prices varies from 44.10 euros at the Hungarian airline Wizz over 55 euros Easyjet and Ryanair up to 111.27 euros, which were due on average for a ticket at the Lufthansa Eurowings company. A year ago, the range was between 38 and 100 euros.
+++ 2.25 clock: at least ten dead in attack in Burkina Faso +++
At least ten people were killed in an attack on a police station in Burkina Faso on Monday. Among the dead were five police officers and at least five civilians, as the AFP news agency learned from security circles. The attack took place around 3 am (local time) in the Oursi region. After hours of firefighters, dozens of armed attackers managed to assault the police station. In the process, five policemen were killed. Another official said that there were at least five civilians among the dead. They are employees of a private company.