NDR Info News from 05/14/2022 10:55 p.m. | NDR.de – News – NDR Info

Cavusoglu reiterates concerns about NATO candidates

Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu has reiterated his country’s concerns about Sweden and Finland joining NATO. Both countries openly support Kurdish terrorists, Cavusoglu said before the start of the NATO foreign ministers’ meeting in Berlin in the evening. At the same time, he was open to discussing membership efforts with the representatives of Helsinki and Stockholm. The NATO foreign ministers will discuss Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine and Sweden’s and Finland’s announced applications for membership until tomorrow. | 05/14/2022 10:55 p.m

G7 call for end to war in Ukraine

G7 foreign ministers have urged Russia to end the war in Ukraine. In the statement at the end of their meeting on Weißenhäuser Strand on the Baltic Sea, the ministers stated that they would otherwise support Ukraine with weapons in the long term. Federal Foreign Minister Baerbock also condemned the Russian blockade of grain exports from Ukraine. This threatens brutal starvation in many countries. | 05/14/2022 10:55 p.m

Wheat export ban: G7 criticize India

G7 agriculture ministers have criticized India’s decision to ban wheat exports. After a meeting with his G7 counterparts in Stuttgart, Federal Minister of Agriculture Özdemir said that the major exporting nations also have a responsibility for the rest of the world. He called for keeping the markets open. The Indian government justified the wheat export ban with the negative effects of the current heat wave on the harvest and with the security of supply in their own country. India is the second largest wheat producer in the world. | 05/14/2022 10:55 p.m

Germany opposes green EU label for nuclear power

As announced, Germany will speak out against a sustainability label for nuclear power proposed by the EU Commission. The Federal Government has declared to the French Council Presidency that it will veto the relevant legal act, the Ministry of Finance announced. The so-called taxonomy is a classification system for sustainable investments. However, the federal government apparently does not expect to be able to stop the corresponding classification with the German vote. | 05/14/2022 10:55 p.m

USA: Abortion rights protests

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in the United States to demand abortion rights. About 450 protest marches were organized across the country, including large marches in the metropolises of New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. In the capital Washington, the demonstrators moved to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court could soon overturn a landmark ruling that has been in force for almost 50 years, which had enshrined a fundamental right to abortion in the USA. | 05/14/2022 10:55 p.m

Cable fire: rail traffic around Hamburg remains restricted

Rail traffic around Hamburg will probably remain severely affected for a long time. Deutsche Bahn writes on its website that there will probably be delays and cancellations in long-distance traffic until tomorrow evening. This applies, among other things, to connections between Kiel, Hamburg and southern Germany and between Hamburg and Berlin. Some regional trains are also affected. The reason for the disturbances is a fire on the embankment at Hamburg’s Sternschanze on Friday night. A cable duct was damaged. | 05/14/2022 10:55 p.m

Bundesliga final

The last matchday of the Bundesliga saw the following results: Wolfsburg – Munich 2:2 Dortmund – Hertha BSC 2:1 Bielefeld – Leipzig 1:1 Stuttgart – Cologne 2:1 Leverkusen – Freiburg 2:1 Union Berlin – Bochum 3: 2 Mönchengladbach – Hoffenheim 5:1 Mainz – Frankfurt 2:2 Augsburg – Greuther Fürth 2:1 This means that Bielefeld is relegated to the second division alongside Greuther Fürth. Hertha BSC has to go into relegation against the third party in the second division. RB Leipzig qualified for the Champions League after champions Munich, Dortmund and Leverkusen. Union Berlin and Freiburg play in the Europa League. | 05/14/2022 10:55 p.m

The weather in northern Germany

Slightly cloudy at night, later foggy in some areas. Lows of 9 degrees at the sea to 3 degrees in Trappenkamp. Lots of sun tomorrow, hardly any clouds. Highs between 19 degrees in Rostock and 27 degrees in Nordhorn. Clear on Monday, later local showers and thunderstorms, 16 to 28 degrees. A few showers on Tuesday, often sunny towards Western Pomerania, 15 to 25 degrees. | 05/14/2022 10:55 p.m

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