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© John MacDougall Greta Thunberg, Swedish environmental activist, took the floor this Friday in front of thousands of people in Berlin. two days before the German federal elections, thousands of environmental advocates, conducted by Greta Thunberg , have demanded more stronger measures against the climate change to candidates in the running elections of voting "From the century" by the activists.
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is new honorary citizen of Berlin. Steinmeier got the honorary citrus on Monday in the Red Town Hall by the ruling mayor Michael Müller and the president of the Berlin House of Representatives, Ralf Wieland (both SPD) handed over. The country honors steinmeians use for democracy and for his desire to inspire people for the culture of democratic dispute.
Steinmeier said in his thank-on speech, he opposes the award with humility. He referred to former honorary citizens such as Alexander von Humboldt, Rudolf Virchow, Max Liebermann, Willy Brandt or Margot Friedländer. Among the honorary citizens are personalities under which his greatest role models were said the Federal President.
House of Deputies: Head-An-Head Race Between SPD and Greens in Berlin
Head-An-Head Race between SPD and Greens in Berlin According to ZDF, the Social Democrats with top candidate Giffey are close to the front. © Jörg Carstensen / DPA Franziska Giffey (SPD), top candidate of her party to the House of Department in Berlin. At the same time with the general election is elected a new House of Representatives in Berlin - and thus the office of the ruling Lord Mayor.
For him and his family Berlin is now the home, said Steinmeier. He has been living in the capital since 21 years, his daughter had gone to the day care center and great, his wife worked there as a lawyer.
"I wish this city, to stay my Berlin, the place of dreams and dreaming," said the Federal President. "I wish that the concentrated power of this city continues to attract startups and large companies - and that all Berliners and Berliners can have their share of culture and education that Berlin offers space for people from all layers and perspectives for the very boys who Your life still in front of you. " According to the administration,
Berlin has currently around the 120 honorary citizens. These may be portrayed for the gallery of the honorary citizen in the House of Representatives. The advantages also include a free annual ticket of Berliner public transport companies - the city also takes over the cost of maintaining and maintaining the tombstones of their honorary citizens.
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Great Tass Panel in Berlin: Politicians worthy use of the Bundeswehr in Afghanistan .
in Berlin will be honored for soldiers for their service in Afghanistan. Only the next federal government will draw a balance of use. © Photo: DPA / Maurizio Gambarini Bundeswehr Soldier in Afghanistan (archive image of 2011) With a major memorial attack, Berliner Politics honors the use of German soldiers in Afghanistan on Wednesday. It should also be thought of the 59 men who were killed or died there.