What do Algerians think of Koreans?

Foreign ticker: Algerians mobilize against Bouteflika

In Algeria, several hundred thousand people have again called for the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. You do not trust his announced renunciation of another term of office. Your request - the 82-year-old head of state should give up his office immediately.


Prohibition of demonstrations for "yellow vests" on the Champs-Elysées

France wants to prevent a renewed escalation of violence in "yellow vests" protests by banning demonstrations. The new Paris police chief Didier Lallement banned protests in certain places in Paris. There are also bans in Toulouse and Nice.


Pyongyang leaves contact office

In April 2018, the political leaders of North Korea (Kim, left) and South Korea (Moon) met at the border line

North Korea surprisingly withdraws from the liaison office that was only opened with South Korea in September. One of the aims of the facility was to improve relations between the two countries.


Sharp reactions to Trump's Golan push

Israeli soldier in the Golan Heights in May 2018

The US President poured fuel on the fire: Trump's statement that it was time for the United States to fully recognize the Golan Heights as part of Israel met with strong opposition. The Turkish head of state Erdogan sees the region "on the brink of a new crisis".


Indonesia cancels Boeing order

The Indonesian airline Garuda had ordered 50 Boing 737 MAXs. One machine has already been delivered - the company no longer wants the other 49. Reason: The passengers no longer had confidence in the series after two machines of this type had crashed.


Hard Brexit averted at the end of March

Brexit will come, maybe, but definitely not on March 29th. When, how and whether Theresa May will organize the British exit from the EU at all is as uncertain as ever after the Brussels summit negotiations.


Numerous fatalities in explosion in east China

At least 47 people were killed and hundreds more injured after a serious detonation at a chemical park in the east Chinese city of Yancheng. The explosion could have been triggered by a factory fire.


Millions of Britons are demanding online: Remain!

The arduous and poorly fruitful struggle for Brexit is now not only angry on the continent, most Britons have had enough of it too. And those who think it's a bad idea anyway, gather behind a petition asking the House of Commons to just call it off.


Two minutes of silence in New Zealand

An early Friday afternoon in New Zealand. From 1:32 p.m. to 1:34 p.m. local time, life stood still. It was exactly the time when the unbelievable began in Christchurch two weeks ago. Prime Minister Ardern told the Muslims: "New Zealand mourns with you. We are one."


Tourism in Cape Town, a year after the water crisis

Today is World Water Day. And let's see how things are in the South African metropolis on the Cape, which barely escaped a drinking water emergency a year ago. Can tourists travel to Cape Town today without a guilty conscience?