Sisi expected to meet Macron in Paris today
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's flying visit to Paris may not be inked in Emmanuel Macron's diary; but the two are nonetheless scheduled to meet today.
Peter Lürssen, the hard-working director of German shipyard Lürssen, is about to put forward a proposal for the establishment of industrial facilities not far from Suez to enable the production of military and commercial ships locally, which would anchor his company firmly in Egypt.
With the issue of national security paramount in the build-up to the federal elections, how Germany's intelligence services will look and operate in the future is beginning to take centre stage. After being skimmed over for years in public debate, every party now has something to say on the matter.