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Merkel says pandemic to worsen, vaccine key for return to normality

28 Aug 2020

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Friday that the coronavirus pandemic would worsen in coming months, and that life would not return to normal until a vaccine against it had been developed.

Spain slams UK, Germany for advising tourists to stay away

28 Jul 2020

MADRID/LONDON/BERLIN Spain reacted angrily on Tuesday to recommendations from Britain and Germany that their citizens avoid its islands and beaches because of an increase in coronavirus cases during what should be the height of the tourism season.

Merkel critic Seehofer to step down as Bavarian conservative chief

12 Nov 2018

BERLIN Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal asylum policies, said on Monday he would step down as chief of the powerful Bavarian regional sister party to Merkel's conservatives but remain Germany's Interior Minister.

Merkel critic Seehofer to step down as Bavarian conservative chief

12 Nov 2018

BERLIN Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal asylum policies, said on Monday he would step down as chief of the powerful Bavarian regional sister party to Merkel's conservatives but remain Germany's Interior Minister.

Merkel critic Seehofer to step down as Bavarian conservative chief

12 Nov 2018

BERLIN Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal asylum policies, said on Monday he would step down as chief of the powerful Bavarian regional sister party to Merkel's conservatives but remain Germany's Interior Minister.

UPDATE 2-Merkel critic Seehofer to step down as Bavarian conservative chief

12 Nov 2018

BERLIN, Nov 12 Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal asylum policies, said on Monday he would step down as chief of the powerful Bavarian regional sister party to Merkel's conservatives but remain Germany's Interior Minister.

Germany proposes to compensate victims of Chilean cult led by ex-Nazi

10 Nov 2018

SANTIAGO/BERLIN German lawmakers have proposed that former members of a Chilean cult established by an ex-Nazi in the 1960s be offered compensation by the German government, according to the parliamentary group of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

Volkswagen terminates Audi CEO's contract amid emissions probe

02 Oct 2018

BERLIN Volkswagen has terminated Audi CEO Rupert Stadler's contract against the backdrop of a criminal investigation into whether he was involved in emissions cheating by the German group.

Germany's Merkel weakened by fall of long-serving ally

26 Sep 2018

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered an unexpected blow to her authority on Tuesday when her conservatives cast out long-standing ally Volker Kauder as head of the parliamentary party, reflecting rising discontent with her 13-year-old leadership.

German Catholic Church apologises for 'pain' of abuse victims

25 Sep 2018

BERLIN The head of the Catholic Church in Germany apologised on Tuesday "for all the failure and pain", after a report found thousands of children had been sexually abused by its clergy, and said the "guilty must be punished". | Video

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