‘He’s back and is feeling at home with his poodles in his favourite kingdom of Bavaria.’
Germany was once Europe’s poster child in the battle against Covid-19. But the national mood has turned ugly after two months of strict lockdown.
Germany enters a hard lockdown amid fears the coronavirus pandemic is spiralling out of control.
Berlin’s new international airport opens its doors in the middle of the worst crisis the aviation industry has ever seen.
Pressure is mounting on Germany to scrutinise King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s activities in Bavaria, but experts say it’d be hard to prove he is violating any laws.
Stories on the Thai monarch have hit the front pages amid calls for a probe into the political activities he’s conducting from his home in the Bavarian Alps.
With the clock winding down on Angela Merkel after 15 years at the helm of Germany, the 66-year-old is once again at the height of power, in part because of her leadership during the Covid-19 crisis.
New outbreaks in German slaughterhouse and in crowded high-rise flats signal Covid-19 fight far from over.
US President Donald Trump’s plans to withdraw 9,500 US soldiers stationed in Germany would hurt the United States’ interests and shake the Nato alliance, political leaders and defence analysts said.
The civil unrest in the United States, coupled with its disorder in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, has fed into angst in Berlin that America has lost its way.
The coronavirus crisis has caused a major erosion of public support in Germany for its traditional allies in the US and changed views on China.
Prominent voices feeding conspiracy theories in Germany include a star vegan cook, author, pop star and a cardinal.
Authorities in Germany were bracing for street protests in coming days after demonstrators in Berlin defied social distancing rules for several Saturdays.
Germany will allow thousands of shops, bookstores, furniture stores and car dealerships to reopen on Monday in what amounts to a first significant step towards a return to normality in Europe’s biggest economy.
Remarkable differences between two of Europe’s leading countries will be studied for insights into how to respond – or not respond – to the next pandemic.
The German government could send empty Lufthansa passenger jets to Shanghai ‘every day’ to improve the supply chain of urgently needed medical goods for its battle against the coronavirus.
Austria, Denmark and the Czech Republic announced plans to start cautiously easing the lockdowns that have crippled their economies.
Request from Berlin city government came after a delivery of 200,000 face masks destined for the German capital was diverted en route from China, in what was initially blamed on the US.
The Auerbach men’s accessories maker in Berlin is one of a myriad of German firms to quickly shift gears in the face of the coronavirus crisis that has idled the country and much of the world.
A rising star in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party committed suicide apparently because he had become distraught over the economic turbulence and financial distress that the coronavirus crisis is causing for Germany.
With just 92 deaths from the 23,921 reported cases, has Germany been lucky or are there tangible reasons for the strikingly low case fatality rate compared to the other countries battling Covid-19?
Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden has stepped up his lobbying efforts for asylum in Germany or France after spending the last six years in exile in Moscow.
Berlin’s city government considers plan to cap rents as part of a rent freeze agreed earlier this year.