Why are so few Germans dying from the coronavirus? Experts wonder

“I would be happy if we can come back in two months’ time and still be able to talk about what Germany did right,” one expert said. A medical worker administers a coronavirus test on a patient at a mobile … Read More

Coronavirus in Germany: Number of Infected Rises by 3,000 in One Day

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In Germany, the number of Coronavirus cases has not been rising this rapidly since the crisis began. On Wednesday night, there were 12,327 infected persons, 3,000 more than a day before. The increase of Coronavirus cases in Germany was alarming … Read More

Germany: Government Bans Extremist ‘Citizens of the Reich’ Organization

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Andreas Geisel. Photo: Imanuel Marcus In cooperation with the Senate Administration in the city-state of Berlin, Germany’s Ministry of the Interior just forbade the organization ‘Unified German Peoples and Tribes’ (Geeinte deutsche Völker und Stämme’) which was run by self-proclaimed … Read More

Hanau Shootings Highlight Rise of Far-Right Extremism in Germany

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Candles are placed around the Brothers Grimm monument during a vigil for the victims of a shooting in Hanau, near Frankfurt, Germany, Feb. 20, 2020. Hesse’s state Premier Volker Bouffier speaks during a news conference following a shooting in Hanau … Read More

Germany: Number of right-wing extremists rose by a third in 2019

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German authorities identified over 32,200 right-wing extremists in 2019, according to a report. Much of the rise has to do with authorities counting groups affiliated with the far-right AfD for the first time. The number of right-wing extremists active in Germany rose … Read More

Germany’s Merkel Won’t Interfere in Choice of Party Leader

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she won’t try to interfere with her center-right party’s choice of a new leader and its candidate to succeed her at the helm of the government. German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media as part … Read More

Angela Merkel’s conservatives, far-right AfD punished in German state vote

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A poster depicting Bjoern Hoecke of Alternative for Germany (AfD) and reading “Never again” is pictured outside the Midnight Shisha bar in Hanau, near Frankfurt, Germany, February 22, 2020. Projected results indicated that AfD would be ejected from the Hamburg … Read More

Confidence in NATO sharply declined in France, Germany, US, says study

Participants sit in front of the NATO logo during a NATO summit. [EPA/MAURIZIO GAMBARINI] NATO’s public image in France, Germany and the US worsened sharply after US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron questioned the value of the … Read More

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