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Will Germany bring in new Covid 'emergency brake' 2021-11-30 06:55:20Chancellor Angela Merkel and her soon-to-be successor Olaf Scholz are talking with state leaders on how to handle the Covid situation in Germany. Here

Quiz: Test your knowledge of Germany with these 2021-11-30 05:58:48Grab a coffee and a Brezel, it's time for our quiz on everything about Germany with questions on geography, language, culture and "leider geil".

EXPLAINED: Why Germany’s stabilising Covid incidence might be 2021-11-30 04:34:02The 7-day incidence of Covid infections in Germany fell slightly on Tuesday for the first time in more than three weeks - but it is still well above 4

German constitutional court rules partial lockdown lawful 2021-11-30 04:16:20Germany's constitutional court ruled Tuesday that sweeping restrictions to stem coronavirus infections such as curfews, school closures and contact r

Is Germany on the way to introducing mandatory 2021-11-30 02:55:33Both medical and business groups are stepping up pressure on the government to introduce compulsory Covid vaccinations in Germany. Could it actually h

Everything that changes in Germany in December 2021 2021-11-29 09:56:54As we prepare to enter the last month of 2021, here are the changes you should know about in Germany.

German leaders to discuss tougher Covid restrictions 2021-11-29 08:55:01Chancellor Angela Merkel and her successor in waiting Olaf Scholz will hold urgent talks on Tuesday with leaders of Germany's 16 states on toughening

German consumer prices hit 29-year high in November 2021-11-29 08:42:40German consumer prices hit a 29-year high in November, preliminary data showed Monday, as soaring energy costs and supply chain bottlenecks weigh on E

EXPLAINED: Berlin's latest Covid rules 2021-11-29 08:17:27In response to rapidly rising Covid-19 infection rates, the Berlin Senate has introduced stricter rules, which came into force on Saturday, November 2

Merkel's government slams packed Cologne stadium 2021-11-29 07:35:39Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman on Monday said it was "difficult to understand" why local authorities in Cologne allowed 50,000 fans to pack a

Germany must be prepared for Omicron variant, warns 2021-11-29 04:06:51High profile virologist Christian Drosten says he's concerned about the new Covid-19 variant - and that Germany needs to be "prepared for all possi

Germany sets up Covid crisis team amid calls 2021-11-29 03:52:00The incoming German government has announced that it is putting together a Covid emergency response team as calls for an urgent review of current rest


US sues to block chipmaker Nvidia's $40 billion New! 2021-12-02 17:09:00US regulators believe the takeover would undermine competition in the computer chip industry.

Iran nuclear deal: US unhappy with Tehran's 'rhetoric' New! 2021-12-02 15:28:00Recent comments from Iran have endangered the nuclear deal as talks in Vienna resume, according to the United States. Tehran doubts Washington's dete

Coronavirus digest: Biden unveils winter COVID plan for New! 2021-12-02 15:20:00US President Joe Biden has unveiled his plan for fighting the pandemic this winter. Meanwhile, GlaxoSmithKline has said its COVID-19 therapy appeared

Colombia: Two Germans apprehended with hundreds of tarantulas New! 2021-12-02 14:18:00Airport workers discovered hundreds of tarantulas in a suitcase. Two Germans found carrying the tarantulas and scorpions said they were taking them fo

Beethoven anniversary project BTHVN2020 is Cultural Brand of New! 2021-12-02 14:15:00The European Cultural Brand Award recognizes initiatives that have established a strong brand through their media strategy. DW supports the award.

Accused Nazi death-camp guard claims he was a New! 2021-12-02 13:52:00The 101-year-old defendant said he worked at a small factory and then a farm during World War II. He has denied ever being at the Sachsenhausen concen

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives farewell military New! 2021-12-02 13:20:00The Bundeswehr, Germany's federal armed forces, bid farewell to Chancellor Angela Merkel. The "Grosser Zapfenstreich" is the highest milita

Austrian chancellor resigns after Sebastian Kurz withdraws from New! 2021-12-02 12:05:00Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his res

Greece: Mixed reactions to vaccine mandate for people New! 2021-12-02 11:40:00The Greek government has announced a monthly fine for citizens aged over 60 who refuse to get a vaccine. Observers question whether the measure will a

Opinion: Football is a populist pandemic punching bag New! 2021-12-02 11:08:00Germany has announced new restrictions to combat rising COVID-19 rates, including reduced capacities at Bundesliga matches. DW's Matt Ford says footb

EU, UK, US, Canada issue coordinated sanctions against New! 2021-12-02 11:06:00The European Union, United States, United Kingdom and Canada have issued further sanctions on the regime of Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko.

US top diplomat Blinken warns of 'serious consequences' New! 2021-12-02 10:24:00US Secretay of State Antony Blinken met with his Russian counterpart as Moscow and Kyiv trade accusations of troop build-ups near disputed territory.

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Angela Merkel’s Parting Message to Germany: Trust One New! 2021-12-02 18:05:37With a parade of torch-bearing soldiers and a 1970s hit from the Communist East, Germany’s Angela Merkel bid farewell as chancellor. She leaves

Germany Requires Vaccines for Store and Restaurant Customers New! 2021-12-02 16:23:07Facing a huge coronavirus surge, Chancellor Angela Merkel, her successor, Olaf Scholz, and state governors agreed on tough new restrictions on people

Germany Announces Restrictions on Unvaccinated People New! 2021-12-02 14:39:16The country is trying to fight a monthlong surge in infections that has been breaking daily case records.

Germany's Incoming Chancellor Olaf Scholz Backs Vaccine Mandate 2021-12-01 10:01:59Mainstream German politicians have long dismissed the idea of a vaccine mandate, but are rethinking the issue as cases rise.

Discovering a Secret Wonderland of Architecture in Dallas 2021-11-30 12:40:02A new generation of architects is arguing that postmodern cityscapes deserve re-evaluation.

ISIS Fighter Convicted in Death of Enslaved 5-Year-Old 2021-11-30 10:29:32In a trial held in Germany, the man was sentenced to life in prison for the death of the Yazidi girl, whom he allowed to die of thirst in Falluja, Ira

Europe Looks to Nuclear Power to Meet Climate 2021-11-29 09:52:04While wind and solar ramp up, several countries, including France and Britain, are looking to expand their nuclear energy programs. Germany and others

They Twice Gave Up Everything to Flee Iraq. 2021-11-28 15:55:38Bria Ali and her family have twice tried to make it to Germany, desperate for a better life. They are now back home with thousands of others who made

The Omicron variant upends the global pandemic response. 2021-11-28 00:17:13Britain, Israel and others announced new restrictions as some health experts urged caution.

Germany Finds Suspected Omicron Variant Case 2021-11-27 20:06:50A couple returning from South Africa are Germany’s first confirmed Omicron cases. Italy confirmed a case in a traveler returning from Mozambique

Germany Meets Its Post-Merkel Government 2021-11-24 17:43:48Olaf Scholz will be the first center-left chancellor in 16 years. But how much change he can deliver as the leader of a three-way coalition is unclear

Who Is Olaf Scholz, Germany's Next Chancellor? 2021-11-24 15:14:24Germany’s next chancellor is something of an enigma. He comes to power with a dizzying array of challenges, raising questions about whether he c

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