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Baerbock in Kiev and then on to Moscow

Baerbock in Kiev and then on to Moscow

Kiev (dpa) – At the beginning of her inaugural visit to Ukraine, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has met with representatives…
Covid 'recovered' status only valid for three months, says German Health Ministry

Covid 'recovered' status only valid for three months, says German Health Ministry

Germany is set to reduce the period of time in which someone counts as recovered from Covid-19 to three months,…
Germany's weekly Covid incidence goes above 500

Germany's weekly Covid incidence goes above 500

Germany recorded a weekly Covid incidence of more than 500 per 100,000 people on Monday as health experts warn that…
Show leniency on EU spending rules, says senior German MP

Show leniency on EU spending rules, says senior German MP

The EU should continue to suspend strict rules on borrowing and spending to help debt-mired countries like Italy until the…
End is in sight for pandemic in Germany, says top virologist

End is in sight for pandemic in Germany, says top virologist

High profile virologist Christian Drosten says Germany should be able to declare the end of the pandemic this year, but…
16 German states, 16 ways to beat the January blues

16 German states, 16 ways to beat the January blues

The first month of the year is a bit of a slog in Germany, even when people aren’t living under…
'Difficult weeks ahead,' warns German Health Minister on Omicron fears

'Difficult weeks ahead,' warns German Health Minister on Omicron fears

German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach warned on Sunday that Germany faces a high death toll and major impact on hospital…
What’s behind the strange German name for musical chairs?

What’s behind the strange German name for musical chairs?

In English the name for the popular kids’ birthday game involving chairs and music is fairly straightforward. But why do…
TRAVEL: Germany puts Austria back on list of high-risk countries

TRAVEL: Germany puts Austria back on list of high-risk countries

Austria was only removed from the list of high-risk countries on the German government’s Covid watch list. Now it’s back…
EXPLAINED: Germany's new rules and exceptions for Covid quarantine

EXPLAINED: Germany's new rules and exceptions for Covid quarantine

The German Bundesrat has signed off on a new law to change the duration of quarantine for people infected with…