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the fight against abuse: Pope to adopt rules for Vatican city (12.05 PM)cruise: tourists want to do with cocaine on Board (7.21 PM), gold salt-robbery: police suspects arrested (3.36 PM), Sydney airport because of smoke in the Tower density (3.03 PM)Christchurch-victims (1.03 PM)European elections: Facebook restricts electoral advertising (0.05 PM)

the news of The day:

+++ 12.37 PM: luxury hotel in French Alps due to fire +++

evacuated Due to a fierce fire has been evacuated in the French Alps, a luxury hotel. The fire broke out on Thursday evening on the roof of the Four Seasons Hotel in Megève, informed the fire brigade. About 180 people would need in the Chalet-style buildings left. Around 70 firefighters for the night were deployed and brought the fire finally, on Friday morning, under control. According to authorities the fire had not been activated alarm in the Hotel. The approximately 60 guests and 120 employees had brought but already in safety before the fire brigade arrived. The guests were accommodated in other accommodation. The cause of the fire was still being investigated.

+++ 12.05 PM: the fight against abuse: Pope to adopt rules for the Vatican state +++

for the First time, has placed a Pope, a comprehensive set of rules for the protection of children against sexual abuse for the Vatican state. The Vatican published a total of three of Pope Francis signed documents – a decree, a law and a Directive catalog. Among other things, Pope Francis in the Vatican of the summer already of the suspected cases of abuse must be immediately displayed. In addition, convicted offenders should be removed from their Posts, it said.

+++ 11.54 am: Unknown dispose of illegally 15 tons of asbestos sheets +++

Unsub disposed of in lower Saxony, about 15 tons of asbestos sheets illegal. The cancer existing building material had been dumped on a dirt road in the vicinity of a landfill site, police said. Presumably, the Unknown disposal would want to save costs, said an investigator. The police believe that the perpetrators were because of the quantity, and the high weight of the plates with a larger load on the road. Asbestos was formerly used widely as a building material. Because it can cause cancer and other diseases, it is banned in Germany since 1993 and in the EU since 2005.

+++ 11.28 PM: Seoul: North Korean missile launch base “almost completed” +++

The rocket base Sohae in North Korea, according to the findings of the South Korea service niche secret after their temporary Dismantling almost completely restored. North Korea have already meet before the recent summit between ruler Kim Jong-Un and U.S. President Donald Trump with the reconstruction of the plant for long-range rockets started, said Deputy Kim Min Ki after a briefing of members of Parliament by the secret service. The Work would be completed shortly.

+++ 11.17 PM: mystery of stranded Garfield-phones, solved +++

For more than 30 years of Garfield to be stranded-phones on the beaches of Brittany – now French environmentalists have clarified the cause of this mysterious phenomenon. They found the Remains of a ship container in a grotto in the sea that contain phones in the Form of the cat Garfield from the Comic of the American artist, Jim Davis. “We found this incredible rock column of 30 meters in depth, and the bottom is the remains of a container,” said Claire Simonin of the Association Ar Viltansoù, the beaches are freed in the extreme West of France, of garbage. “Our Association has been operating for 18 years, and since then, we find in almost every beach cleaning parts of Garfield-phones.”

One of the inhabitants of the Region had reported to the club recently that he had discovered at the beginning of the 80s, as a young man, a Container with Garfield-phones. In the vicinity of the municipality of Plouarzel, the environmentalists were subsequently remains with the container in a cave that is mostly under water. It was because of the strong tide, a “very dangerous place,” said Simonin. What ship the Container could come from, and whether perhaps even more phones lying under water, is unclear.

+++ 11.11 PM: No final decision on police costs at football +++

The Federal administrative court has to play in the dispute over the cost of additional police operations in high-risk in football is not a decision to be made. It remanded the case to the upper administrative court of Bremen. The presiding judge, Wolfgang beer, announced in Leipzig.

+++ 11.08 PM: Austria’s “Identity”-chief is a US visa but +++

known to The United States have known to be the chief of the Austrian “Identity”, Martin Sellner, long-term visa. The US authorities had informed him about a “Background Check,” said the 30-Year-old in Vienna. Against the rights of the “Identitarian movement”, which is, among other things, against “uncontrolled mass immigration”, it is determined on suspicion of involvement in a terrorist organization. The alleged assassin of new Zealand, is said to have shot in two mosques, 50 people had donated to the organization at the beginning of 2018 1500 Euro. Not least because of this connection, the Austrian government is considering a ban on the “Identitary”. Sellner, whose fiancee lives in the US, criticised the withdrawal of the visa.

In social media, the step was commented: “Very funny: If it hits him, he is no longer the cadres of the “Identitarian” then all of a sudden however, for border controls and entry ban for foreigners.”

+++ 11.05 PM: Four injured after accident with school bus in Garbsen +++

In the case of the school bus accident this morning in Garbsen in lower Saxony have been injured, according to latest information, four people hard. As the police in Hannover said, were including two school children. Thus, a car in the village clashed at Hanover, when Overtaking another vehicle head-on with the oncoming Bus. In addition there were a further twelve slightly injured. In addition to the two children from the Bus, the 22-year-old driver of the ‘polluter pays’ cars and the 18-year-old passenger were seriously injured. One of the children, the injuries were according to the police, particularly significantly, will not danger to life. A total of about 30 passengers were in the Bus. The investigation of the accident run.

+++ 10.50 PM: the car was not stolen, but rolled away taken +++

The search for an allegedly stolen car has in lower Saxony, a unusual twist. Shortly after midnight, a 49’ve chosen-Year-old to the emergency and the theft of his Vehicle discovered at a rest area, informed the motorway police Hildesheim. As a strip on the directions, the car, the man called again and reported that he had found his car damaged. Finally, it came out that the man had not tightened the hand brake. Therefore, the parked car was rolled at a slight slope a few meters further, and against a concrete bollard thrust. The car 2500 Euro damage.

+++ 10.34 PM: false alarm triggers to the rescue for German and Brazilians in the Andes from +++

Due to a false alarm Peruvian rescue rushed forces in the Andes, a group of three German and Brazilian to help. “We have tracked down the three German tourists and the Brazilians in the mountain range Huayhuash, where you can take a hike,” said Yober Morales of the police of the Alta Montaña in the Western Region of Áncash. The Brazilian then admitted that he had accidentally dropped off a distress signal. His phone had sent the Signal to the Brazilian Embassy in Lima.

Because they feared a life-threatening Situation, turned to the representation abroad of the Peruvian police and asked for help. The rescue forces had found that the four tourists were in good health. The Germans had continued their walk, the 29-year-old Brazilian had to leave the mountains.

+++ 10.23 PM: thousands of pupils to climate strike with Thunberg, in Berlin, come +++

Before the appearance of the Swedish activist Greta Thunberg thousands of pupils in Berlin in the so-called climate strike. They gathered in the morning in the disability Park close to the Federal Ministry of economic Affairs, to move from there to the Brandenburg gate. There, the 16-year-old Thunberg to speak at lunch to the protesters of the movement Fridays for the Future.

Fridays for Future

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Thunberg began in the summer of 2018, to protest in front of the Parliament building in Stockholm for a better climate protection. With Talk at international political conferences, she gained worldwide notoriety. In addition to the Berlin school students young people in many other cities go on strike on Friday. Thunberg want to visit after the strike, the Potsdam Institute for climate impact research. In addition, you will receive on Saturday in Berlin, a special award for climate protection with the award of the Golden camera.

+++ 9.36 PM: a Young man from lower Saxony after the threat of a girl with a gun +++

After an incident in lower Saxony Groß-Buchholz, in which a man forced a ten-year-old girl to Go behind a building, the Suspect. The 23-Year-old had been in the company of a lawyer on Thursday informed the police in Hanover are now. He is currently in a psychiatric hospital. The investigations continued.

The man accused of threat and coercion. He had approached the girl, according to police on Friday and asked to accompany him behind a building. He also threatened with a pistol he was carrying. The frightened girl alerted via cell phone of his mother. As these appeared on the scene, threatened the offender with the gun he pulled out of a bread bag. Then he fled.

+++ 9.13 PM: the Left wants the Bundestag debate on the expulsion of US Ambassador Grenell +++

The Left wants to let in the Bundestag about a expulsion of the U.S. Ambassador in Germany, Richard Grenell, to the vote. This involved “an active part in the shaping of foreign policy and foreign economic relations of the Federal Republic of Germany”, – stated in a request by the group for the Parliament the “Bild”newspaper quotes. Therefore, to Grenell to be declared Persona non grata.

Kubicki calls for expulsion of US Ambassador Grenell


As examples of the interference Grenells the paper is called, therefore, the Statements of the Ambassador to the Pipeline project, Nord Stream 2, to the German way of dealing with the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei and the shops of German companies with Iran. In the last week, FDP Vice Wolfgang Kubicki had demanded to explain Grenell to the unwanted Person. Grenell had drawn with his Statements in the past few months, again and again, to the displeasure of German politicians. He would be declared Persona non grata, he would have to leave Germany within a certain period of time.

+++ 9.08 PM: a Young man at the railway crossing in NRW ICE killed +++

A 20-Year-old on Thursday evening in North Rhine-Westphalia at a railroad crossing by a passing ICE and killed have been recorded. The young man wanted to cross the tracks in Wesel, in the case of closed half-barriers, such as the police in Wesel announced today. The driver, as well as four witnesses to the event, suffered a shock and had to be taken care of. The about a hundred passengers in the ICE remained unharmed. The rail track between Oberhausen and Emmerich was blocked for two hours. The investigation of the accident ran.

+++ 8.55 PM: a 36-Year-old in Thuringia, in case of accident with Ghost rider +++

killed In an accident with a Ghost driver on the motorway 73 in Thuringia, a 36-year-old woman died. Like the motorway police said in Hermsdorf, drove in Schleusingen, a 67-Year-old first, in the right direction on the highway. There he spent however of his car. A driver dodged the man and crashed, where it remained but in the case of sheet damage. A little later the wrong-way driver crashed into the car of 36-Year-old. Both were trapped and the fire service freed. You were seriously injured to the hospital, where the woman’s wounds.

+++ 8.41 PM: Three out of four Germans want to participate in European elections +++

About three-quarters of Germans want to participate in the European elections. In a survey conducted by the opinion research company Kantar Emnid for the “Focus” reported 73 percent of the participants in the vote on the 26. To want to may join in. 20 percent of the announced, not to participate. That, in fact, nearly three out of four Germans go to choice, however, is unlikely. In the 2014 European elections, only 48.1 percent of the election were legitimate in this country voted in the three previous rounds of voting, the turnout was even lower.

+++ 8.33 PM: Bus students injured: a Minimum of a severely injured +++

A Bus with school children and a car collided in Garbsen near Hannover. In the case of the accident at least one person was seriously injured. “We assume there will be further seriously injured and slightly injured,” said a police spokesperson at the Mmorning. The accident happened shortly before the start of School. The cause of the collision is still unknown. To the Rescue a number of helpers were in use.

+++ 8.07 PM: US-Supreme-Court death of a candidate for deferral on religious grounds +++

granted, The US Supreme court has granted a death row inmate for religious reasons in a last-Minute postponement of his execution. The same day, the scheduled execution of Patrick Murphy had to be postponed, so that a Buddhist monk could be, decided by the Supreme Court. Because of the religious equality is not to take it that in Texas, although Christian and Muslim spiritual executions could accompany you, but no members of other faith community. Murphy was converted according to his lawyers, before the ten years in prison to Buddhism. The 57-Year-old was convinced that his “spiritual Advisor” at the execution had to be present for him, which again enables the birth.

Murphy is one of the last surviving members of the infamous “Texas Seven broke out of the” seven dangerous criminals in December 2000, from a high-security prison in Texas. On your escape of the “Texas Seven committed robberies,” a lot of robbery. On Christmas eve, they raided a Shop in Dallas where they were by a police officer. They killed him with eleven shots. Six weeks after its onset, they were finally caught. One of the escapees committed during the arrest of suicide. The rest were sentenced for the murder of the police officer to death. Four of the men have already been executed.

+++ 7.21 PM: tourists want to embark with 360 kilos of cocaine on Board a cruise ship +++

The Brazilian police have detained 16 Suspects, the with 360 kilos of cocaine for a cruise to Europe. Each of the tourists from France, Belgium, and Brazil had between 16 and 19 kilos of cocaine in a suitcase, as the police reported. Obviously, they would have acted in a coordinated manner.

The Suspects wanted in the port of Santos near São Paulo, a cruise ship, this should go on a trip to Europe with stops in several other Brazilian ports. According to the newspaper “O Estado de São Paulo” is eight women and eight men under the age of 30 years. The port of Santos is the largest in Latin America. Regularly, the authorities make the findings more Drugs. In the past year, there a total of 23 tons of cocaine were seized.

+++ 6.48 PM: a Young Sumatran Tiger in the Zoo of Sydney presented +++

Three rare young Sumatran Tiger was presented in Sydney for the first time to the Public. The two girls Mawar and Tengah Malam and her brother were allowed to Pemanah for the first time, into the outdoor enclosure in Taronga Zoo in the Australian metropolis. Her mother Kartika will now have a very much harder to keep the young animals in the bridle, said veterinary nurse Louise Gilman about the new opportunities for development of the siblings. Sumatran tigers are threatened with extinction. Only 350 of them live in the wild in forested areas on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Their habitat is destroyed by deforestation for palm oil plantations, and poaching. The birth of the three Tiger on 17. January was “a wonderful success for the preservation of this endangered species,” said Ginman.

+++ 6.07 PM: Filipino journalist Ressa. + + +

Filipino journalist Maria Ressa has been taken six weeks after its release. “I’m treated like a Criminal, even though my only crime is to be an independent journalist,” said Ressa reporters before her arrest at the airport in Manila, where she was previously after a trip abroad landed. The Head of the news website “Rappler” Duterte, a critic of President Rodrigo. Ressa was taken into custody because they should have given their name to circumvent a Philippine law, foreigners are forbidden to own media companies. The charge relates to an investment from the year 2015.

in February, the 55-year-old journalist had spent a night in custody before she was released on bail. The authorities accused them of fraud “Rappler”, and Ressa tax and slander. Twelve years of prison threaten the journalist. Critics say the accusations are politically motivated. The government rejects this.

+++ 4.53 PM: Trump and Moon plan to Meet North Korea in April +++

US President Donald Trump, is set at 10. April his South Korean colleagues, Moon Jae-In talks in Washington. At the Meeting the two head of state would speak “in depth” about the “establishment of a peace regime on the Korean Peninsula through the complete denuclearization,” said the government in Seoul. For the visit two days are scheduled.

it is Unclear what he means

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North and South Korea had approaches in the past year; President of the Moon also had a great influence in the dialogue process between its ally United States and the nuclear-armed and with heavy sanctions, North Korea is occupied in. At the summit, US President, Donald Trump, and North Korea’s commander-in-chief Kim Jong-Un in February in Vietnam, but was again not reached an agreement on steps towards nuclear disarmament of North Korea.

+++ 3.36 PM: police arrest suspects after robbery of gold salt +++

investigators of the land criminal police office in Saxony-Anhalt have ensured twelve kilograms of gold salt on a Parking lot at Rounders and two suspects arrested. A 32-year-old man from hall I want to pass the gold salt to a supposed buyer, informed the police and the Prosecutor’s office of Halle (Saale). With him a 26-Year old from Halle. The gold salt had been stolen at the beginning of February at the company CRI Catalyst Leuna. The company uses the powder for the manufacture of catalysts for chemical production. According to the authorities would have been able to be obtained from the twelve kilograms of gold salt around six kilograms of Gold, worth approximately 225,000 euros.

According to previous investigations, the 32 was employed Years at the time at CRI Catalyst, it said. To run the more detailed circumstances of the theft investigations.

+++ 3.03 PM: Sydney airport because of smoke in the Tower closed +++

Because of smoke in the flight control of the international airport of Australia’s largest city Sydney, has been closed. All take-offs and landings were halted because of the Emergency in the Tower until Further notice, officials said. All the employees had to the Tower building verlassen. The backgrounds were initially unclear. The airline Virgin Australia confirmed on Twitter that there is no fly in and out of your machines Sydney or the airport could leave.

+++ 3.01 PM: trade Union UFO threatened Lufthansa with a strike in the summer holidays +++

The Union Independent flight attendants organization (UFO) has threatened Lufthansa for the summer with strikes. The “total Denial of the Lufthansa” to 30 should. June is not “significantly” improved, over all on a “massive strike of the cabin crew,” said UFO chief Nicoley Baublies the news magazine “Focus”. Therefore, it could be even before that Strikes.

Lufthansa denied currently bargaining with the UFO, because the company doubts the legitimacy of the Board. The airline holds an early strike, however unlikely, because in case of disagreement, a conciliation was provided.

+++ 1.59 PM: death penalty for Gays in Brunei: Clooney calls for Hotel Boycott +++

Hollywood star George Clooney has called on because of the imposition of the death penalty for homosexuals in Brunei for a Boycott of luxury hotels owned by the ruling Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah. In a guest column for the film portal “” listed the Oscar-winner nine luxury hostels in England, France, Italy, and California, owned by the Brunei Investment Agency – including the posh Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. With each visit to this hotel, you would help to Finance the murder of innocent people, warned Clooney. The 57-Year-old pointed to the upcoming tightening of the Sharia criminal law in the Sultanate. If you have homosexual Sex with each other, threatening them by 3. In April, she will be stoned to death like in the middle ages to death. So far sexual relations for up to ten years ‘ imprisonment on homosexuals.

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The Sultan is one of the richest men in the world, writes Clooney. Murderous Regime, it could hardly change, but you could make banks, and companies that do business with you, to the pillory. Clooney admitted at the same time, that he himself may have unknowingly made without his “homework” – in some of these luxury hotels is staying.

+++ 1.03 PM: new Zealand honors victims of the Christchurch-attack +++

Two weeks after the attack on two mosques in Christchurch, new Zealand has a national commemoration of the 50 victims appreciated. Thousands of people took part in the ceremony in a Park in Christchurch, among them the head of government Jacinda Ardern, your Australian colleague Scott Morrison, and representatives of 58 other countries. “Racism exists, but he is not welcome here,” said Ardern in her speech. The same applies to violence, extremism, and attacks on the freedom of religion. The singer Yusuf Islam performed his Song “Peace Train” (Friedenszug). Under the name Cat Stevens, well-known Star converted in the seventies to Islam and took the name Yusuf Islam.

An Australian right-wing extremists had on the 15. March, two mosques in Christchurch was attacked and 50 people were shot. The massacre caused international horror. 22 injured to be treated in hospitals.