The World from Berlin 'Berlin Mayor Has Turned Airport into a Disgrace'

With problems mounting in the construction of Berlin's new international airport, a growing chorus of critics is calling for the city's mayor to step down. Many editorialists at Germany's leading newspapers are holding Klaus Wowereit politically responsible for the debacle.
Under fire: Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit speaks to the media on Monday.

Under fire: Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit speaks to the media on Monday.

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-- SPIEGEL ONLINE Staff