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In Berlin The controversial Palestine Congress started on Friday. Various anti-Israel organizations known as for the assembly underneath the motto “We accuse.” The organizers accuse Israel of, amongst different issues, apartheid, colonialism and genocide. They didn’t point out the October 7 massacres by Hamas in an announcement. Around 1,000 guests are anticipated on the convention, which lasts till Sunday. Berlin's governing mayor Kai Wegner criticized the occasion: It was “unbearable” that it was happening in Berlin. Wegner introduced that the police would take constant motion within the occasion of anti-Semitic crimes. ZEIT ONLINE political reporter Christian Vooren reviews from the convention.

Federal Transport Minister Volker Wissing has warned of driving bans on Saturdays and Sundays in the summertime. In a letter to the parliamentary teams of the SPD, FDP and Greens, he known as on MPs to conform to the reformed local weather safety regulation, in any other case there can be a danger of drastic CO₂ saving measures within the transport sector – such because the driving bans talked about. The new local weather safety regulation should subsequently undoubtedly come into power by mid-July. Criticism comes from the Greens. The minister's declare is solely false, mentioned deputy group chief Julia Verlinden. The earlier local weather safety regulation from the earlier authorities is at the moment nonetheless in impact. It obliges every sector to avoid wasting CO₂ individually. The site visitors gentle authorities has already reformed the regulation. In the longer term, it would subsequently be adequate if the sectors as an entire obtain the required financial savings. However, the Bundestag has not but handed the regulation.

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