Germany could see ‘gradual return to normality’ after Easter holidays

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Health Minister Jens Spahn. Photo: DPA Health Minister Jens Spahn has said a “gradual” return to normal life is possible in Germany after April 19th if people continue to stick to social distancing measures. In an interview with Handelsblatt, Spahn said there … Read More

EU ministers make breakthrough on coronavirus economic response

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Finance ministers of eurozone countries reached an “excellent accord” on fighting the pandemic-triggered recession. Europe has proven itself to be “a match” for the crisis, said French representative Bruno La Maire. After hours of talks on Thursday, representatives of 19 … Read More

Brexit has complicated and isolated Germany’s role in the EU

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There is only one priority for Germany and the UK right now and that is dealing with COVID-19. The available estimates of the costs of shutdown in the form of lost value-added show that the coronavirus epidemic will cause costs … 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

Angela Merkel: 70 percent of Germany is getting coronavirus, and there’s not much we can do

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Pessimistic. German Chancellor Angela Merkel was blunt Wednesday in her assessment of how coronavirus will impact her nation: A vast majority of people in Germany will get coronavirus, and there is little or nothing anyone can do about that right now. … Read More

Erdogan warns Europe to expect millions of migrants

Refugees and migrants gather on the Turkish side of the closed Kastanies border crossing, on the borderline between Greece and Turkey, near the Evros River, in an attempt to cross into Greece, 02 March 2020. Thousands of refugees and migrants … 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

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