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German-Indian Business Forum starts collecting funds to help COVID-hit India

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The Indian community in Germany is pulling out all stops to send help to fellow citizens back in India as the Asian...

At least 33 killed in Kabul explosion

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At least 33 people were killed in an explosion near a school in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday. At least 55 others...

Corona vaccine counterfeits cause uncertainty

The number of coronavirus infections in Baden-Württemberg and throughout Germany continues to rise rapidly. The 7-day...

Biden withdraws U.S. troops from Afghanistan

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The U.S. is ending the longest war effort in its history. A high-ranking U.S. government official said Tuesday evening...

SPUTNIK V: One of the world's most sought-after vaccines

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The official Twitter account of "Sputnik V" reports new successes every day. Last week alone, the Russian Corona vaccine...

More courage, less covid caution

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As the lockdown drags on and the German government plays Russian roulette with personal liberty and measured responses,...

German border controls cause concern

The introduction of German border controls has been sharply criticized in the EU. "The measures have quite serious...

Germany authorises autonomous driving

The German government is making it easier to use autonomous cars and buses, making them possible in defined zones...

Weather chaos for Germany

The weather in central to northern Germany has turned extreme and lead to chaos for travelers. No trains are running...

Data protection must not fall victim to the virus

The Corona pandemic has "once again shown how data protection has to be used as a scapegoat when things get out of...

Sex app highlights dangerous consent laws

In Denmark, explicit consent toengage in sex has recently become mandatory by law, and there is already an app for it....

Germany lockdown extended, yet again

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The lockdown in Germany will be extended once again, until 14th February. The federal and state governments agreed to keep...

US democracy faces a bleak future

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As Trump throws fuel on the flames of political distrust in the US, both Democrats and Republicans rush to blame the...

Trump's last stand

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Trump's 2020 campaign garnered him the second highest number of votes ever in a US presidential election. However, Biden's...

Total Christmas lockdown for Germany

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A full lockdown will be imposed throughout Germany from 16th Dec to the 10th Jan.This was decided by the Chancellor in...

The counter-coronavirus measures of former USSR countries

An epicenter of the COVID-19 is shifting from west to east and the danger for Eastern Europe is getting bigger every day....

Changes coming into effect in May in Germany

From 1 May, several regulations and changes will come into force in Germany that affect the everyday life of many...

Corona Crisis and its costs for the German Health Insurance System

Politicians, virologists and the leading health institutes in Germany expect 60 to 70 percent of the people in the country...

Germanwings Strike Action for New Years

The airline trade union UFO has called on flight attendants of the Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings to strike. A...

Capitalism not the cause of environmental destruction

Speaking on November 25 in the European Parliament (EP), left wing politician Mick Wallace voiced a hopelessly misguided...
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Hamas fire rockets at Jerusalem

The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians escalated dangerously on Monday. After massive rocket attacks from the...
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Jerusalem experiences most violent riots in years

Once again, Palestinians and Israeli security forces fought fierce street battles in Jerusalem over the weekend. At least...

New infections rise to nearly 11,000 cases

Health offices in Germany reported 10,976 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In...
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Study suggests low risk of infection in public transport

Although employers must allow employees to work from home, many Berliners still rely on public transportation. A joint...
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Biden makes climate policy global

After a temporary absence, the United States is again claiming a leadership role in the global fight against climate...

More than 480 executions worldwide despite Corona 2020

Despite the Corona pandemic, at least 18 countries continued to carry out the death penalty last year. A minimum of 483...
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Covid-19 rapid tests provide unreliable results

Covid 19 rapid tests are supposed to be a pillar of infection protection in Germany. However, according to a recent...
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Germany incidence value rises to 107.7

Sunday, March 21, 10:42 a.m.: More than half of all states and independent cities in Bavaria are now considered hotspots....
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump hints at candidacy in 2024 election

In his first speech since leaving office, former U.S. President Donald Trump underscored his claim to leadership among...
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EU vaccination passport to arrive by summer

The EU states want to establish a system of mutually recognized Corona vaccination passports by early summer. The 27 heads...
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World War II bomb defused in Frankfurt

The evacuation of Frankfurt's Niederrad district began this morning. For four days, the city's crisis team had planned...
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German clinics halt Astrazeneca vaccine claiming too many side effects

After regions in Sweden had already suspended vaccination with the Astrazeneca vaccine, now also clinics in Lower Saxony...
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Donald Trump, a victim of Cancel Culture

"Well, Kevin, I guess these people are angrier about the election than you are!" That was reportedly Donald Trump's...
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Germany closes border to Czech Republic and Tyrol

Due to the accumulation of virus mutants, the German government imposes an entry ban from the Czech Republic and Tyrol....

Emergency declared after fire in power plant

Following a fire in a large Nuremberg power plant, the city has declared a disaster situation. The district heating supply...

Germany weather news latest

Snow and ice have paralyzed road and rail traffic in many regions of Germany. According to Deutsche Bahn, there were...

Berlin opens first prison for persons in preventive detention

Berlin was the first German state to establish an open prison for persons in preventive detention. Two detainees have now...

Bad weather brings heavy snowfall

A blizzard and bitter cold in the north, freezing rain in the center and spring-like foehn in the south, means Germany is...
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US troop withdrawals from Germany halted

The U.S. military is completely putting on hold the partial withdrawal from Germany ordered by former President Donald...

Germany aims for entry ban for UK nationals

According to Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU), the German government wants to agree by this Friday on a...
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Lockdown leads to riots in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, riots broke out in several cities for the third evening in a row. Hundreds of violent young people...
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Corona news latest in Germany

The Robert Koch Institute reported new weekly lower corona figures for Germany on Sunday. According to the report, the...
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Pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive

Over 3000 sites across all States and Union Territories (UTs) to be virtually connected during the launch, with around 100...
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Social media companies in the spotlight

As the mainstream media continue their incessant, albeit sometimes justified, attacks on Trump, social media companies...
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Tighter lockdown for Germany

The lockdown in Germany will unfortunately be extended and tightened even further until 31 January, as agreed by state...

Second Corona vaccine licensed in Germany

Moderna's Corona vaccine has just been licensed, earlier than planned. Germany has ordered tens of millions of doses of...
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Russia extends entry bans on Germans

After Moscow authorised a hack attack on the Bundestag, the EU issued sanctions. Russia has responded to the sanctions...

Vaccinations begin in Germany

Across Germany vaccinations against Covid-19 have begun. In Berlin, a 101-year-old senior citizen received a syringe with...
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Why Trump won in 2016 and not 2020

Two loaded ideologies, "identify politics" and "feminism". Trump won in 2016 because the Democrats, much like most...

Russian Police Will Question Nestlé-Russia in Connection With Theft of Land

A criminal investigation into an alleged theft of land from OOO NLMK-Kaluga is led by Kaluga Regional Department of...
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Coronavirus probably also contagious via air

Droplets flying through the air when sneezing and coughing spread the corona virus Sars-CoV-2, but tiny droplets floating...

Bundestag decides corona bonus and expansion of tests

As promised, employees in geriatric care are to receive a Corona bonus this year. This was decided by the Bundestag. In...

Munich Oktoberfest 2020 cancelled due to corona crisis

The Munich Oktoberfest and the Central Agricultural Festival on the Theresienwiese are cancelled due to Corona. This was...

First alleviations of corona measures announced in Germany

After almost four weeks, the first measures to combat the coronavirus in Germany are being loosened - but private and...

Bavaria under curfew

Markus Söder announced today, Friday 20th March, that the state parliament has voted to enact a sweeping curfew across...

Corona and its Effect on the German Health Care System

The corona virus is testing the health systems of many countries. Hospitals in northern Italy are currently working at the...

Introduction of the Skilled Immigration Act

Germany facilitates immigration for skilled workers from abroad with the introduction of the Skilled Immigration Act,...

Ban on New Year's Eve fireworks in many German cities

This New Year's Eve will be different for many, as a lot of the big cities in Germany set stricter guidelines in terms of...

Britons want British expats in Germany to help save the UK

Anti-Brexit campaigners in Britain are appealing to British expats in Germany to help save the UK. The...

Munich to host European Championships 2022

Munich is hosting another major event in the summer of 2022: the city has been awarded the contract for the European...