Residents of Germany and France, two Europe’s biggest economies, prepare to enter nationwide lockdowns and they have mixed reactions
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Eastern Germany lost 1.3M people to emigration after reunification. Yet it remains hostile to asylum-seekers and other immigrants who would help to revitalize it. Only 8.2% of its residents are minorities or from immigrant backgrounds.
MORE: The latest restriction in Germany will apply when new infections rise to more than 35 per 100,000 residents in a particular area and explicitly excludes private property.
Germany today: 1.5 cases per 100,000 residents. New York, 3 per 100k; Florida 27 per 100k;
France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK appealed for Israel to not demolish the Palestinian village Khan al-Ahmar in the West Bank. Israel plans to forcibly move its residents to a site next to a landfill to make way for an illegal Israeli settlement.
Germany's oldest tree was also suffering from the unprecedented heat wave rocking the country - and then residents from the small town around it came together to save it:
Germany's oldest tree was also suffering from the #heatwave rocking the country - and then residents from the small town around it came together to save it ❤️?❤️
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