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Leipzig cut Bayern's lead to two points with 3-0 win over Hertha
Berlin, Feb 22 (IANS) RB Leipzig capitalised on Bayern Munich's third defeat of the season, beating struggling Hertha Berlin 3-0 to reduce the gap at the top of the Bundesliga to two points.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Frankfurt upset Bundesliga leaders Bayern
Berlin, Feb 21 (IANS) League leaders Bayern Munich suffered a setback in the Bundesliga title race, losing 2-1 to Eintracht Frankfurt. The Eagles staged a faultless first-half performance with goals from Daichi Kamada and Amin Younes. The record German champions woke up after half-time, but Robert Lewandowski's goal wasn't enough to take anything from the match.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Merkel calls for strengthening multilateralism
Berlin, Feb 20 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told the special virtual edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) that multilateralism provided the basis for all political activities and that multilateral organisations should be strengthened.
2021-02-20
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Coronavirus variants spreading rapidly in Germany, health minister warns
Berlin, Feb 18 (IANS) The more contagious variants of coronavirus are spreading rapidly in Germany, Minister of Health Jens Spahn told journalists here.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Germany's economic recovery halted by 2nd Covid lockdown
Berlin, Feb 16 (IANS) The ongoing Covid-19 measures continue to weigh on the German economy in the first quarter of 2021, according to the monthly economic report published by the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).
2021-02-16
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy,Politics
Germany didn't act fast enough amid signs of 2nd wave: Merkel
Berlin, Feb 12 (IANS) In an address to the German Bundestag (Parliament), Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted that her government did not act fast enough and was "too hesitant" in its handling of the second Covid-19 wave in the country.
2021-02-12
Category: International, Germany,Politics
BioNTech starts Covid-19 vaccine production at new facility
Berlin, Feb 11 (IANS) German pharmaceutical giant announced that it has started production of its Covid-19 vaccine at a new plant in the town of Marburg.
2021-02-11
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Germany extends Covid-19 lockdown to March 7
Berlin, Feb 11 (IANS) Germany will extend lockdown efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic for three more weeks till March 7, Chancellor Angela Merkel and the 16 federal state leaders decided on Wednesday.
2021-02-11
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Nord Stream 2 project unaffected by Navalny case: Merkel
Berlin, Feb 6 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that her country's attitude towards the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project is, for the present, "unaffected" by Russia's treatment of its opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Germany,Politics
If current curbs ease, schools will reopen: Merkel
Berlin, Feb 5 (IANS) If the current Covid-19 restrictions are eased, the reopening of schools and daycare facilities for children in Germany will be an absolute priority, Chancellor Angela Merkel said here.
2021-02-05
Category: International, Germany,Politics
All approved Covid-19 vaccines welcome in Europe: Merkel
Berlin, Feb 3 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that every Covid-19 vaccine is welcome in the European Union as the bloc is facing vaccine delivery difficulties.
2021-02-03
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covid-19 vaccinations for all Germans by summer end: Merkel
Berlin, Feb 2 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reaffirmed that the government will make sure that every citizen is vaccinated against the novel coronavirus by the end of summer.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Tolisso fined, dropped by Bayern for breaking Covid-19 rules
Munich, Jan 31 (IANS) : France mid-fielder Corentin Tolisso was penalised by his club after he broke Covid-19 rules to get a tattoo. The club fined him and dropped him out of Bayern's squad in the 4-1 victory over Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Germany sees positive trend in Covid-19 infections
Berlin, Jan 30 (IANS) The number of new Covid-19 infections in Germany remained below the previous week's levels, with another 14,022 cases reported within one day, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 incidence in Germany falls to 3-month low
Berlin, Jan 29 (IANS) For the first time since October 2020, the Covid-19 incidence in Germany fell below 100 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, the federal government's agency for disease control and prevention announced.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Germany counts over 2.16mn Covid-19 cases in one year
Berlin, Jan 28 (IANS) Exactly one year ago today, the first Covid-19 case in Germany was officially confirmed. Since then, more than 2.16 million Covid-19 cases have been registered in the country, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) on Wednesday.
2021-01-28
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
German airports' passenger numbers decline 87.9%
Berlin, Jan 23 (IANS) The total passenger numbers at German airports in December 2020 dropped by 87.9 per cent year-on-year to 2.03 million, according to authorities.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Covid-19 deaths in Germany exceed 50,000
Berlin, Jan 23 (IANS) The number of deaths related to Covid-19 in Germany since the outbreak of the pandemic has passed the 50,000 mark, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced on Friday.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Merkel expects talks with Biden admin about Nord Stream 2
Berlin, Jan 22 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she wants to speak to the administration of new US President Joe Biden about the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project that faces American sanctions.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Germany's tough Covid-19 lockdown beginning to pay off: Merkel
Berlin, Jan 22 (IANS) The ongoing tough Covid-19 lockdown in Germany has begun to pay off as the country has witnessed a decline in the resurgence, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Germany,Politics
One-third of Europeans do not trust Americans: Survey
Berlin, Jan 20 (IANS) Thirty-two per cent of Europeans no longer believed that Americans can be trusted after electing Donald Trump as President in 2016, according to a pan-European survey of over 15,000 people in 11 countries.
2021-01-20
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Bundesliga runner-up Leipzig shares spoils with Wolfsburg
Berlin, Jan 17 (IANS) Leipzig squandered a chance to take the lead in the Bundesliga after Wolfsburg rallied back to share the points following a 2-2 draw in the 16th round.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Germany's ruling CDU elects new chairman
Berlin, Jan 17 (IANS) Germany's ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) part has elected Armin Laschet as its Chairman after an online vote.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Even one alcoholic drink everyday may up atrial fibrillation risk
Berlin, Jan 16 (IANS) People who regularly drink a modest amount of alcohol are at an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart beats in an abnormal rhythm.
2021-01-16
Category: International, Germany,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Nord Stream 2 pipeline gets new construction permit from Germany
Berlin, Jan 16 (IANS) Construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea in German territorial waters can resume immediately, the country's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) said in a statement issued here.
2021-01-16
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Germany calls for int'l solidarity to fight pandemic
Berlin, Jan 14 (IANS) German Health Minister Jens Spahn called for international solidarity to overcome the Covid-19 crisis. "No country, no party, no government can defeat the virus alone. It can only be done together," Spahn said in a speech to the German parliament.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Germany imposes stricter Covid-19 measures nationwide
Berlin, Jan 12 (IANS) As Covid-19 incidences and death rates remain on a high level in Germany, stricter contact restrictions would take effect nationwide until at least the end of January, the government announced.
2021-01-12
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Germany reports record COVID-19 deaths in a day
Berlin, Jan 9 (IANS) The number of COVID-19-related deaths in Germany increased by a record 1,188 in 24 hours, bringing the country's official death toll to 38,795, the federal government agency for disease control and prevention Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said.
2021-01-09
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Germany extends, tightens anti-Covid measures to Jan-end
Berlin, Jan 6 (IANS) German federal and state governments have agreed to extend the measures against Covid-19 until the end of January, as well as to impose even stricter contact restrictions.
2021-01-06
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
265,986 people in Germany receive Covid-19 vaccine
Berlin, Jan 5 (IANS) A total of 265,986 people have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus in Germany, the country's Robert Koch Institute said.
2021-01-05
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Leipzig goes top, Schalke continues winless in Bundesliga
Berlin, Jan 3 (IANS) Leipzig jumped atop the standings for the moment after overpowering resilient newcomer Stuttgart on a sole goal from Dani Olmo, while Hertha Berlin's 3-0 victory extended Schalke's winless run to 30 games in the 14th round in Bundesliga.
2021-01-03
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Walther Troger, mayor of 1972 Olympic Village, dead aged 91
Berlin, Dec 31 (IANS) Walther Troger, an honorary International Olympic Committee (IOC), has died at the age of 91. The German's contributions to the Olympic Movement include being mayor of the Olympic Village at Munich 1972, and was involved in negotiations with the terrorist group that took Israel athletes hostage.
2020-12-31
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
New Covid-19 variant existed in Germany since Nov: Report
Berlin, Dec 29 (IANS) The new novel coronavirus variant discovered in Britain earlier this month seems to have been present in Germany since November, a media report said
2020-12-29
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Germany's Covid-19 death toll exceeds 30,000
Berlin, Dec 29 (IANS) The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Germany reached 30,126 on Monday and increased by 348 in 24 hours, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said.
2020-12-29
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Germany reports 13,755 new Covid-19 cases
Berlin, Dec 27 (IANS) Germany reported 13,755 new coronavirus cases oon Sunday, bringing the national tally to 1,640,858, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI).
2020-12-27
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
4 injured in Berlin shooting
Berlin, Dec 26 (IANS) At least four people were injured in a shooting incident in the German capital city of Berlin on Saturday, local media reported.
2020-12-26
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Covid situation in Germany continues to deteriorate'
Berlin, Dec 22 (IANS) Daily Covid-19 infections in Germany has risen by more than 5,000 within one week as 19,528 new cases were reported on Tuesday, pushing the tally to 1.53 million, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the federal government agency for disease control and prevention.
2020-12-22
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine,Politics
2019 German synagogue attacker gets life sentence
Berlin, Dec 22 (IANS) A gunman who carried out an attack at a synagogue in the German city of Halle last year killing two people, has been sentenced to life imprisonment followed by preventive detention.
2020-12-22
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Boeing 737 MAX is safe, says European regulator
Berlin, Dec 21 (IANS) The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said "certain" Boeing 737 MAX planes, which were globally grounded after two fatal crashes involving the model that took place within months, was now safe to fly, the media reported.
2020-12-21
Category: International, Germany,Politics
German Covid-19 vaccination plan aims to protect most vulnerable first
Berlin, Dec 19 (IANS) Germany's Minister of Health Jens Spahn has announced a detailed plan for the country's Covid-19 vaccination campaign, saying its first goal is to protect the most vulnerable.
2020-12-19
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Lewandowski breaks 250-goal barrier in Bundesliga
Munich, Dec 17 (IANS) Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has became the third player in Bundesliga history to score 250 goals.
2020-12-17
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Germany braces for Christmas Covid-19 lockdown
Berlin, Dec 17 (IANS) As the partial lockdown appears to have failed to reverse the trend of the increasing number of new Covid-19 cases, Germans are in for an unusual holiday season as the country has entered a hard lockdown to curb the virus spread.
2020-12-17
Category: International, Germany,Politics
'EU should use opportunities to transform energy system'
Berlin, Dec 15 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is facing a window of opportunities given by the world's major economies who have announced emissions cut targets in accordance with the Paris Agreement, Germany's Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier said.
2020-12-15
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Germany to impose stricter lockdown from Wednesday (Ld)
Berlin, Dec 14 (IANS) Germany will enter a stricter lockdown from Wednesday, which will include the closure of non-essential shops and limiting the size of private gatherings, over the resurgence of new coronavirus cases, Chancellor Angela Merkel said here.
2020-12-14
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Lewandowski in shortlist for FIFA Best Men's Player award
Berlin, Dec 12 (IANS) Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski was included in a three-man shortlist on Friday for FIFA's Best Men's Player award alongside Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Juventus's Cristiano Ronaldo. This year's winner will be announced next Thursday in a virtual ceremony.
2020-12-12
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Samsung launches smartphone rental programme in Germany
Berlin, Dec 12 (IANS) Samsung has unveiled a smartphone rental programme in Germany in partnership with Grover.
2020-12-12
Category: International, Germany,Technology
RB Leipzig through, Man Utd out of Champions League
Berlin, Dec 9 (IANS) RB Leipzig have qualified for the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 after edging Manchester United 3-2 in the final match of Group H, courtesy goals from Angelino, Amadou Haidara and Justin Kluivert.
2020-12-09
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Hoffenheim snap seven-game winless run in Bundesliga
Berlin, Dec 8 (IANS) Florian Grillitsch's first Bundesliga brace helped Hoffenheim end its seven-game winless run as they defeated Augsburg 3-1 in their latest encounter in the ongoing German football league.
2020-12-08
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Germany reports 12,332 new Covid-19 cases
Berlin, Dec 7 (IANS) Germany on Monday reported 12,332 new coronavirus cases, which increased the nation's overall infection tally to 1,183,655, according to the federal Robert Koch Institute (RKI).
2020-12-07
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Dortmund share spoils with Frankfurt in Bundesliga
Berlin, Dec 6 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund came from behind against Eintracht Frankfurt after Giovanni Reyna had to cancel out Daichi Kamada's first-half opener in the 10th round of Bundesliga.
2020-12-06
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football