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Man parks in multi-storey car park – then looks for car for 3 weeks

dpa/GNA - A man from a small town in north-western Germany on the Dutch border lost his bearings so badly in the "big...
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...

Suspected head of Islamic State in Germany handed lengthy prison term

dpa/GNA - Abu Walaa, an Iraqi preacher accused of being the head of Islamic State in Germany, was sentenced on Wednesday to 10...
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...

Setting precedent, German court convicts man of Syrian state torture

dpa/GNA,- A Syrian man faces four and a half years in prison for his role in his country's torture regime, the first verdict of...

Injured zookeeper recovering after lion attack in Germany

dpa/GNA - A keeper who was attacked by a lion at Osnabrueck Zoo in north-western Germany is still in hospital but is recovering...

US deports 95-year-old Nazi concentration camp guard to Germany

dpa/GNA - A 95-year-old man who served as a Nazi concentration camp guard arrived in Germany on Saturday after being deported from...
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...
Covid Vaccines

German city mayor under investigation for early Covid vaccination

dpa/GNA - Police searched the workplace of the mayor of Halle in central Germany on Monday as part of an investigation into why...

Black Forest recluse who sparked manhunt gets three years in prison

dpa/GNA - A fugitive who led police on a six-day manhunt through Germany's Black Forest before finally being captured has been sentenced to...
racist shooting spree in Hanau

Germany remembers victims one year after racist killing spree

dpa - Germany was commemorating the victims of a racist shooting spree in Hanau on Friday, one year to the day after 10...
White House In Washington

United States joins Europe with willingness to engage with Iran over nuke deal

After a virtual meeting with Britain, Germany, and France, also known as E3, the United States said on Thursday that it was ready...
AstraZeneca/Oxford coronavirus vaccine

Worries about AstraZeneca jab lead some in Germany to snub vaccine

dpa/GNA - Reports of side effects - and concerns about efficacy - have led some people in Germany to snub AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine,...
Health Minister Jens Spahn on Wednesday. Photo: DPA

British virus strain spreading rapidly in Germany – minister

dpa/GNA - A more infectious strain of the coronavirus first discovered in Britain is spreading rapidly in Germany, Health Minister Jens Spahn warned...
ice cream

Germany: 1,000 isolated after virus outbreak at ice cream factory

dpa/GNA - Around 1,000 people have been placed in quarantine after a mass coronavirus outbreak at an ice cream factory in the German...
International Atomic Energy Agency

France, Germany, Britain urge Iran to stop “producing uranium metal in violation of nuclear...

France, Germany and Britain on Friday urged Iran to stop producing uranium metal in violation of the 2015 nuclear deal, according to a statement...
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...
Joe Biden

United States freezes troop withdrawal from GERMANY, ends support for Yemen conflict

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday that the United States is freezing troop withdrawal from Germany and ending its support for offensive operations...
AFP/File / Sebastien Berda Eurozone unemployment in March fell to 10.2 percent, its lowest level since 2011, Eurostat said

Germany sees January unemployment rise, seen as typical for season

dpa/GNA - The number of people out of work in Germany rose by 193,000 to 2.901 million in January, the Federal Employment Agency...

Jacobs University International College Opens Opportunities for Ghanaian Students to Study in Germany

Germany has become a destination of choice for Ghanaian students, with nearly 1,000 studying at German universities in 2018 - a year-on-year increase of...
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Germany records large drop in 7-day count of coronavirus cases

dpa/GNA - The number of new infections with the coronavirus in Germany has recently fallen significantly according to a seven-day measurement, the Robert...

Germany extends coronavirus lockdown, imposes stricter mask rules

dpa/GNA - Germany's lockdown was extended until February 14 and stricter mask rules were imposed for people in shops and on public transport,...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel, premiers to extend lockdown as Germany braces for new strains

dpa/GNA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the nation's 16 state premiers are expected to extend an ongoing coronavirus lockdown in talks on...

Germany’s Covid-19 death toll rises by record 1,244

dpa/GNA - Germany on Thursday counted its highest 24-hour death toll in the coronavirus pandemic so far, despite sweeping lockdown measures designed to...

Failed Afghan asylum seekers deported from Germany arrive in Kabul

dpa/GNA – A group of 26 rejected asylum seekers arrived in Kabul early on Wednesday after being deported from Germany, airport officials said. The...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany beefs up security around parliament after US unrest

dpa/GNA - Police have beefed up security around Germany's federal parliament in Berlin following the unrest this week in the US Capitol, the...

Germany’s Maas wants to work with US on ‘Marshall Plan’ for democracy

dpa/GNA - After rioters stormed the US Capitol in Washington, Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is offering close cooperation in the fight for...

Germany sees new record in Covid deaths as states lock down further

dpa/GNA - Germany's death toll and confirmed caseload in the coronavirus pandemic surged to new heights on Friday, as state administrations across the...
e-scooters in Germany

Seven deaths and hundreds of injuries linked to e-scooters in Germany

dpa/GNA - E-scooters, which have become ubiquitous in many German cities since their roll-out in mid-2019, were involved in 1,570 accidents in the...