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MI6 chief thanks China for ‘free publicity’ after James Bond spoof
Rare response from Richard Moore comes after state news agency posted video mocking western intelligence
German husband kills himself, his family after faking jab certificate
Police found two adults, both 40, and three children aged four, eight and 10 dead from gunshot wounds in a family home in Koenigs Wusterhausen south of Berlin on Saturday.
New book explains why the mainstream right is doomed
‘Riding the Populist Wave’ shows how the far right is dictating the counter-argument to progressives in areas such as immigration and EU integration – with the result that the mainstream right is now facing an existential crisis.
Olaf Scholz wants mandatory coronavirus vaccination for Germans by February
Incoming German Chancellor ‘signaled his sympathy for such a regulation,’ official says.
US Issues 'Do Not Travel' COVID-19 Warning For Germany, Denmark
Earlier this month, the WHO said European countries must work harder to prevent the coronavirus spreading further as deaths and new cases surge.
Angela Merkel Urges Tougher Curbs To Battle Germany's 4th Covid Wave
Covid In Germany: Germany reported 30,643 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 62 deaths, with an incidence - the number of cases per 100,000 people over a week - of 386.5, a 15th consecutive day of record numbers.
'Jabbed, Cured Or Dead', Germany Warns As Europe Battles Covid Surge
Germans faced the stark warning on Monday that they would be either "vaccinated, cured or dead" from Covid by the end of winter, as Austria took the dramatic step of returning to a partial lockdown.
Germans, Austrians line up for shots as COVID cases soar across Europe
Germans and Austrians are rushing to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as infections soar across Europe and governments impose restrictions on the unvaccinated, figures showed on Wednesday.
Germany may have been naive on China at first, Merkel says
Germany may at first have been naive in some areas of cooperation with China, but should not sever all connections in reaction to growing tensions, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Reuters.
Germany's Coalition-In-Waiting Caught Off Guard As Covid Fourth Wave Hits
In Bavaria, and the east German states of Thuringia and Saxony, the situation is reaching a critical point.
"Please Reconsider": Angela Merkel To Germany's Unvaccinated As Covid Rises
Coronavirus In Germany: Germany's seven-day incidence rate - the number of people per 100,000 to be infected over the last week - rose to 277.4 on Saturday.
Merkel says vaccination is one’s ‘duty’ to society
Rolling up your sleeves for a Covid jab isn’t only a person’s right, it’s their “duty” to society, outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, as her nation sees record increases in virus cases despite high vaccination rates.
Berlin bans unvaccinated from entertainment venues, as Germany battles record-breaking Covid cases
Germany's capital Berlin will ban unvaccinated people from restaurants, bars, cinemas and other entertainment venues from Monday, as the country grapples with its highest surge in Covid-19 cases to date.
Germany records 50,000 COVID-19 cases in ‘dramatic’ virus surge
The Chancellor-in-waiting spoke as Germany recorded more than 50,000 coronavirus cases in one day for the first time since the pandemic began.
Germany is experiencing a 'massive' pandemic of the unvaccinated, says health minister
Germany's Health Minister Jens Spahn said the country was experiencing a "massive" pandemic of the unvaccinated as authorities raised the alarm on rising infections and increased pressure on hospitals due to Covid-19 admissions.
Greta Thunberg: Cop26 is just ‘blah blah blah’ and won’t lead to real change
Greta Thunberg told young protesters that politicians attending COP26 are “pretending to take our future seriously” as she attended a protest in Glasgow on the first day of the COP26 summit.
COP26: Thunberg tells Glasgow protest politicians are pretending
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has told young protesters that politicians attending COP26 are "pretending to take our future seriously".
"Recklessness": Germany's Angela Merkel Sounds Alarm At Covid Resurgence
Germany's seven-day coronavirus incidence rate crossed 145 infections per 100,000 people on Saturday, after hitting 100 a week before for the first time since May.
If EU ‘starts WW3’ against Poland by withholding promised funding, Warsaw will defend itself with ‘any weapons available’ – PM
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki has warned the EU against acting “with a gun to our heads,” claiming Warsaw would defend itself by any means available if the EU launched a “third World War” by holding back Covid-19 recovery funding.
Russia, France, Germany May Meet On Ukraine: Kremlin
According to the Kremlin, it would take place within the framework of the "Normandy Four" -- which usually brings together officials from Moscow and Kiev under the mediation of Paris and Berlin.
Divert Arms Money For Food, Vaccines: Pope At Peace Meet With Angela Merkel
Pope Francis spoke after remarks by Muslim and Jewish leaders, by other Christians, and by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who held talks with the pope earlier in the day.
Which countries plan to offer remote working as a legal right?
We take a look at which countries in Europe plan to rework their labour legislation to support hybrid working as a result of COVID.
China lists 100 ways US meddled in Hong Kong (Full show)
China’s foreign ministry has released an official list detailing 100 distinct instances of US meddling in Hong Kong. The list slams the administrations of Trump and Biden as well as a host of US politicians from both parties, including S...
Meet Olaf Scholz, the man who might replace Angela Merkel as Germany's next chancellor
The German Finance Minister has the best shot at forming a new government in Germany after leading his Social Democratic Party (SPD) to a narrow victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections.
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