Sunday, April 18, 2021

Germany

Germany to give different second jab to AstraZeneca recipients under 60

Germany is among numerous countries that have restricted use of the AstraZeneca vaccine to older people after rare blood clots were detected in a small number of younger people who had received the jab.

Merkel’s party defeated in regional polls, heralding possible change in national vote

Voters expressed their anger over the slow pace of the coronavirus vaccine rollout and a mask procurement corruption scandal.

‘Preacher Without a Face’ found guilty of recruiting for IS in Germany

The court ruled that the Salafist preacher and his network had radicalised young people and sent them to IS combat zones in the Middle East.

Auschwitz child victims honoured 76 years on

More than 200,000 children were killed by Nazi Germany at Auschwitz, among the six million of pre-war Europe's estimated 10-11 million Jews who died.

Germany to send warship to Indo-Pacific with eye on China

Germany says the mission is 'not aimed at anyone' but Berlin seems to have Chinese expansionism in mind.

Germany virus death toll tops 50,000

859 people died from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 50,642.

Germany moves to eradicate lingering Nazi laws

29 German legal or regulatory texts still use wording introduced when Hitler was in power.

China overtakes Germany with world’s largest current account surplus

The change underlines a massive shift in world trade triggered by the coronavirus crisis.

Germany hits 2 million infections as WHO tackles new strains

Among many of the European countries Germany has fared better than its neighbours.

Germany intends to require women on all-male company boards

Despite having a female leader for 15 years, Germany lags far behind other countries in seeing women at board level in large companies.

Catholic officials ask reporters to keep details of child abuse report secret

All eight of the journalists invited to the event refused to sign the agreement and walked out.

Thai king does not need visa to return to Germany, says Berlin

German authorities have raised questions about whether the king has conducted Thai state business while in Germany.

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