The Autobahn suffered some delays lately. Yet it wasn’t because of an accident or delays in traffic, but because of a… fighter jet.
According to reports, a Eurofighter Typhoon being transferred by truck between Berlin and Munich caused the whole traffic jam.
The impressive photos show off the peculiar sight and the line of cars that follow.
A foreign diplomat who is familiar with the recovery effort told BIRN on condition of anonymity that at least 100 people who were displaced by massive floods and landslides in May last year are still living in public shelters.
Over 100 more are also dependent on non-residential help, the diplomat estimated.
"This does not, however, mean that this is the final number," he said.
An unknown number of residents have been trapped beneath the rubble of a residential building which unexpectedly collapsed in Southwestern China.
Firefighters and medical staff are working hard to find survivors after the incident which took place in the city of Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province, according to the South China Morning Post.
Burma and Bangladeshi immigrants began fighting each other with machetes and iron rods on a boat sailing near Indonesia, which is also in danger of sinking. Survivors speak of 100 dead.
Two people were killed and seven more were wounded when a huge wall collapsed, in China, on top of passers-by. One of the people buried under the rubble was killed instantly, while another died in the hospital a short while after. Seven wounded, including two children, are hospitalized and out of danger.
A fire at two adjacent hostels in Kawasaki, southwest of Tokyo, claimed the lives of at least four people on Sunday. Their identities were not immediately known.
Nineteen others were injured and sent to hospital. About 60 people are believed to have been staying at the two wooden hostels when the fire broke in one of them.