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Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)

PSG striker Kean tests positive for coronavirus

STATS Perform/dpa/GNA - Paris Saint-Germain striker Moise Kean, has tested positive for coronavirus. The 21-year-old will miss Wednesday's Ligue 1 clash with Bordeaux, and...

Five arrested for allegedly running ‘cocaine taxi’ service in Berlin

dpa/GNA - Five suspected drug dealers have been arrested in Berlin for allegedly running a cocaine delivery service in the German capital, investigators...

Footballers stand up against cyber mobbing in video

dpa/GNA - A group of footballers around Germany midfielder Toni Kroos are standing up against cyber mobbing in a video published on Thursday...
France have been hit with a COVID-19 outbreak and their match with Scotland has been called off

Six Nations: France v Scotland postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

dpa/GNA - Scotland's trip to France in rugby's Six Nations tournament on Sunday has been postponed after the hosts went into isolation following...
Germany Police

Germany raids target Islamist group linked to Berlin market attacker

dpa/GNA - Police conducted raids in the German capital and surrounding region on Thursday, targeting an Islamist group that has been linked to...
German Parliament

German parliament debates gender quota for top management

dpa/GNA - The German parliament was debating a draft law on Thursday that would enshrine a quota to ensure that there are more...
Tiger Woods car accident

Stunning statistics behind golf great Tiger Woods’ career

STATS Perform/dpa/GNA - Tiger Woods was taken to hospital with multiple leg fractures sustained in a vehicle collision in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Well-wishes...
Mass Testing

Germany puts hopes in rapid testing as AstraZeneca vaccines pile up

dpa/GNA - Germany is hoping to claw back some degree of normal life with a new testing regime, although Health Minister Jens Spahn...
Mass Testing

German government slammed for lack of testing as mutant cases rise

dpa/GNA - The German government's plan to roll out mass testing as the country considers ways to ease out of lockdown has been...
PGA Championship

Limited fans can attend PGA Championship amid coronavirus pandemic

dpa/GNA - Golf's second major of the season will be watched by around 10,000 fans per day at the Ocean Course on Kiawah...
cycling's UAE Tour

Coronavirus contact: leader and team withdraw from UAE Tour

dpa/GNA - Leader Mathieu van der Poel and his Alpecin-Fenix team withdrew from cycling's UAE Tour on Monday after a member of staff...
Anja Karliczek

Germany’s return to school collides with stalling Covid progress

dpa/GNA - Most of Germany's states began sending children back to school on Monday following their longest period of lockdown yet, in a move...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

WHO boss after talks with Germany: Money alone won’t vaccinate people

dpa/GNA - The head of the World Health Organization on Monday chastized high-income countries for undermining the international Covax initiative when trying to...
Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS)

Sahara desert dust forecast to hit Europe in coming days

dpa - Substantial quantities of Sahara desert dust are forecast to hit Europe over the weekend, the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) said...

G7 boosts pledges by more than US$4 billion for immunization plans

dpa/GNA - The Group of Seven major economic powers have boosted by more than 4 billion US dollars their financial pledges for the...

Defendant in 2020 serial rape cases in Germany confesses

GNA/dpa - The defendant in a German case concerning a series of rapes of young women in Berlin and the surrounding state of...

Defendant in Berlin shooting trial had possible double identity

dpa/GNA - A person accused of shooting a man in a Berlin park on alleged orders of the Russian state could have operated under...
A passenger plane flies in the sky as the Moon is seen in Berlin, Germany, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Air quality in Germany improves in 2020 – not just due to pandemic

GNA/dpa - Air pollution in German cities declined significantly in 2020, and the reductions were not only due to coronavirus restrictions, according to...

Myanmar military arrests six politicians as protests continue

dpa/GNA – Myanmar's military has arrested at least six more members of the country's ousted government of de facto leader Aung San Suu...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel admits slow response to Germany’s second coronavirus wave

dpa/GNA - Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted to shortcomings in Germany's response to the second wave of coronavirus infections during a speech to parliament...
Covid Vaccines

Aid organizations urge German vaccine makers to share research

dpa/GNA - An alliance of aid and human rights organizations has urged German pharmaceutical firms to share their research in order to pave...
Quality inspectors on Sinovac vaccine production lines use digital technology platforms to monitor the quality and efficiency of vaccine packaging on December 20. Photos: Li Hao/Global Times

German health minister open to using Russia, Chinese vaccines

dpa/GNA, - German Health Minister Jens Spahn has said he is open to the use of coronavirus vaccines from Russia or China in Germany,...
Gross domestic product

New lockdown puts brakes on German recovery with marginal fourth quarter growth

dpa/GNA - Germany's rebound from an unprecedented slump due to the coronavirus pandemic ground to a near halt in the final quarter of...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Russian doping: corruption and unethical conduct by ex biathlon boss

dpa/GNA - Former biathlon chief Anders Besseberg was rewarded with prostitutes and hunting trips as he acted under "improper Russian influence" to cover...

German supermarket sealed off after Covid-19 patient goes shopping

dpa/GNA - A man is under criminal investigation in Germany after leaving the hospital where he was receiving treatment for Covid-19 to go shopping...
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German infection rate falls to lowest point since late October

dpa/GNA - Germany marked a new milestone in its battle to reduce coronavirus cases on Thursday as the seven-day incidence - a key...
Samsung Lcd Plant

Samsung’s fourth quarter net profit jumps on solid chip business

dpa-ANN/GNA - Samsung Electronics Co announced solid fourth quarter performance on Thursday, but warned that the weak dollar and uncertainties about the novel...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

German government fears attacks on vaccine facilities and staff

dpa/GNA - The German government says it is preparing for possible attacks on vaccination centres, vaccine transports or even vaccine makers. Although there are...
European Commission

German analysts propose new European free trade deal with US

dpa/GNA - The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) is proposing a rapid European initiative for a new free trade agreement with the...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel to face press grilling after Germany extends Covid lockdown

dpa/GNA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will field journalists' questions in Berlin on Thursday, days after she and the nation's state premiers agreed...