Germany has extended the Lockdown until 28 March 2021. It will follow the opening rules step by step.
Germany’s World Cup hero Goetze joins PSV Eindhoven
BERLIN – German World Cup final hero Mario Goetze, who was a free agent after Borussia Dortmund allowed him to leave, has signed a two-year contract with PSV Eindhoven. Goetze, scorer of the extra-time goal that gave Germany a 1-0…
Alexei Navalny: Russia opposition man poisoned with Novichok
There is “unequivocal proof” that Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent, Germany has said. Chancellor Angela Merkel said he was a victim of attempted murder and the world would look to Russia for answers.
Alexei Navalny: Doctors say can’t be moved to Germany
Russian doctors say leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny – who supporters believe was poisoned – remains too ill to be moved to Germany for treatment.
Germany approves coal phaseout by 2038
German lawmakers have backed a legislative package to end the use of coal in less than two decades. But activists have decried the measures, saying they aren’t bold enough to mitigate the impact of climate change.
Germany to extend contact restrictions untill June 29
The German federal government and the 16 states have agreed in principle to keep coronavirus contact restrictions in place until June 29, the Federal Press Office announced Tuesday night.
The minimum wage in Germany five years on
When the minimum wage was introduced in Germany in 2015, there were febrile forecasts of huge job losses. These have proved minimal—while incomes and consumption have benefited.
Egypt, Germany discuss solution to Libyan crisis
Egyptian President Abel Fattah al-Sisi received on Friday a phone call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel on means of tackling the Libyan crisis, the presidency office said.
Germany, allies mark 30 years since Berlin Wall fell
Germany marked the 30th anniversary Saturday of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.
Germany’s Merkel faces decisive week on climate protection
Berlin, Sep 14 (AP/UNB) — Germany faces a decisive week in its efforts to combat climate change, with Chancellor Angela Merkel pledging Saturday that Europe’s biggest economy will find good solutions but her governing coalition still haggling over a long-promised…
Bangladeshi woman missing in Stuttgart, Germany
Stuttgart, Germany – Stuttgart police have launched a search programme on a missing Bangladeshi woman with her original photo who had to leave on 6 July 2019. Her name is Shanaz Parveen 38. She was staying in a Stuttgart hotel…
Germany launches 5G auction amid row with US over Huawei
Germany launches its auction today for the construction of an ultra-fast 5G mobile network .As a transatlantic dispute rages over security concerns surrounding giant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei. The United States has threatened to end intelligence sharing with Berlin…
Breaking Germany’s coal addiction
By Johan Rockström and Owen Gaffney Berlin – Germany is about to break its coal addiction. Last year, the government created a 28-member “coal commission” – comprising scientists, politicians, environmental campaigners, trade unions, and utilities representatives – with the unenviable…
Hostility to Islam remains stagnant in Germany
While homophobia has seen a drastic decrease in Germany over the years, Islamophobia has remained stubbornly stagnant. A new Playboy poll has found that most Germans are opposed to mosques, hijab, and refugee homes. A new poll published on Thursday…