messages in the Short Overview:
protesters in Vienna call for new elections (14.32 PM) Short further cooperation with Strache excludes (9.26 PM)20 years in prison for Ex-CIA agent (7.44 p.m.), police find bags with body parts in Mexico (2.37 PM)
The News of the day in the star-Ticker:
+++ 14.32 PM: Several Thousand protesters are demanding new elections in Austria +++
The emergency meeting in the Austrian Chancellery on the Video-affair has been accompanied by protests. According to the police place in Vienna’s city centre gathered around the ball house is about 2000 to 3000 protesters. They called loudly for new elections.
the resignation of The Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache (FPÖ) of all the Offices was not enough for the people as a consequence of the affair. Strache had declared at a Meeting with a supposedly rich Investor in Ibiza, he would give her in return for campaign assistance, public contracts, should the FPÖ to Power. In the Chancellery was to advise in the afternoon on how to proceed. It’s a question of whether the ÖVP-FPÖ coalition to be ruled in a new personnel, or new elections being targeted.
+++ 13.06 PM: the Bremerhaven shipyard will threatens “Gorch Fock” as a pledge of insolvency +++
In a dispute over unpaid invoices for the refurbishment of the sail training ship “Gorch Fock” wants to use a Bremerhaven shipyard, the ship as a pledge, in order to avoid a looming insolvency. As the “Spiegel” writes in its latest issue, the Bredo shipyard, a total of 4.3 million euros. The ship is in Bremerhaven Dock, where it on behalf of the now insolvent Elsflether shipyard is repaired. The Federal government should not pay, want to the shipyard for the 21st century. June planned Undocking of the ship prevent. Because of the insolvency of the Elsflether shipyard Bredo has remained one of the shipyard to date on your bills sit. The company due to not paid bills before the bankruptcy, said on Saturday, a spokesman for the Bremen economy, Senator Martin Günthner (SPD).
+++ 11.15 PM: the government crisis in Austria: Vice-Chancellor, Strache is a statement +++
Austria’s Vice-Chancellor and FPÖ-leader Heinz-Christian Strache, will give up to 12 o’clock in a statement. The office informed. It is expected, that he declared his resignation.
+++ 10.45: process for the case of abuse of Lügde on 27 to. June +++
The process will begin with the mass of a child shall be liable to abuse on a camping site in Lügde to 27 according to the planning of the district court of Detmold on the. June start. A prerequisite is that the charges against a third Suspect arrived in the nick of time, and all charges to be approved, said a court spokesman on request. The “Westfalen-Blatt” had first reported about the appointment.
already, a few days ago when the court received the indictment accuses the 56-year-old main suspect 293 of the criminal offences. Therefore, the man should be responsible for, among other things, due to the sexual abuse of protection-ordered, serious sexual abuse of children and possession of child pornography.
+++ 9.26 at: Strache in front of the Chancellor includes further cooperation +++
Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) to dpa-information, further cooperation with the Vice-Chancellor and FPÖ-leader Heinz-Christian Strache. A resignation or a dismissal of the 49-year-old Strache is the logical consequence. The background is a 2017 secretly recorded Video in which Strache of an alleged Russian Oligarch for election aid provides future public contracts in view.
huge scandal in Austria
In the trap: So FPÖ wanted-Chef Strache to half a billion “donations” come
A secretly recorded Video, in Austria, is a scandal: It shows the FPÖ-leader Heinz-Christian Strache at a couple of Drinks with a supposed Russian oligarch-niece. He promises her works – if it helps his party to success.
AFP +++ 7.44 PM: 20 years to life in prison for Ex-CIA agent convicted of spying for China +++
for spying for China a former CIA Agent in the US is 20 years in prison been. The 62-year-old Kevin Mallory have sold for $ 25,000 (€22,400)-secret information on the US-defense while traveling to Shanghai in March and April of 2017, a Chinese intelligence agent, noted a court of law.
“your goal is to gain information, and my goal is to be paid,” wrote Mallory, therefore, in a message from the 5. May 2017. The U.S. Agent who speaks fluent Mandarin, had first served in the U.S. army and then as a special agent of the security service of the U.S. Department of state. After all, he was an undercover agent of the US secret service, the CIA. By 2012, he had access to “Top Secret”information about China, Taiwan, and Iraq.
+++ 6.07 PM: Schäuble stops premature of the Chancellor’s change is a problem +++
President of the Bundestag, Wolfgang Schäuble, holds an early exchange in the office of the Chancellor, is problematic. A Transfer of the office within the legislature was not easy, and does not correspond to “the spirit of the basic law,” said the CDU politician in the RBB-info radio. Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) was “exceptionally successful”. “The parliamentary term is four years, ( … ), and until then, Mrs. Merkel, the German Chancellor is.” Speculation about a premature detachment of Merkel the CDU-Chairman, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who could give such a maneuver for a better position for the next election.
+++ 4.18 PM: trade dispute cools down – Trump locker in customs duties +++