Tributes paid to German Olympic silver medal bobsledder Richard Adjei who has died at 37

“Please think of his children and wife. Mourn with us in silence. He was a great athlete, dad, husband / friend, mentor and brother. He was a proud native of Düsseldorf. I am grateful to have had such a brother. Love you AJ.”

Sierra Leone anti-FGM activist wins German human rights prize

“When the woman say: ‘this is the first time we’ve heard about this and we have to make sure we work together to protect our children’, I am more motivated than I when I started.”

Coronavirus: German minister warns against new wave of panic-buying

In an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper, Klöckner tried to assuage fears by reminding Germans that the pandemic did not affect or endanger the food supply chain. The disruptions, instead, are brought on by consumer activity. 

German Health Minister Jens Spahn tests positive for coronavirus

Looking to the winter, the RKI chief said that Germany’s hospitals are “well prepared” to handle further surges in COVID-19 patients because ”we have a high number of intensive care units” and ”we have learned from the first peak that we had in April and March,” he reasoned.

WWII German Navy wreck with Nazi symbol discovered

In the statement, Frode Kvalø, an archaeologist and researcher at the Norwegian Maritime Museum, described the undersea images as a rare sight. Typically, large warships with a large center of gravity turn around when they sink, but the Karlsruhe sits firmly on the seabed with its cannons pointing toward the sea, according to Kvalø.

Female Patient Dies as Botched Cyberattack Cripples German Hospital’s IT System

Prosecutors have launched a negligent manslaughter investigation into the hackers. However, authorities have been unable to reestablish contact with the group following the digital key delivery. Independent cybersecurity and privacy researcher Lukasz Olejnik, co-author of the International Committee of the Red Cross’ 2019 report entitled “The Potential Human Cost of Cyber Operations,” warned in May […]

German shares lose 1.08 pct at start of trading on Friday

Germany’s Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier is scheduled to present a forecast for the country’s economic development for 2020 on Friday. Prior to the presentation, Altmaier warned of the negative effects of “enormous and strong increase in the number of infections.”

German economy bounces back to beats expectations

The government plans to compensate companies affected by the lockdown by paying them up to 75% of their sales from last year’s November. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has earmarked €10 billion ($11.6 billion) for this new aid package.

German President Steinmeier cautions against ‘hate and xenophobia’ after Nice attack

The main suspect in the attack in Nice has been identified as a 21-year-old Tunisian man who was shot by police and hospitalized in life-threatening condition. The suspect recently arrived in France and was not known as a suspected militant before he left Tunisia.

Germans ramping up Vietnamese interest

Over past years, Vietnam and Germany have jointly implemented many energy-related projects. For example, they have since 2015 carried out the “Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (4E)” project, with the first phase worth €3 million ($3.5 million) from 2015-2018 and the second phase valued at €12.16 million ($14.24 million) during 2018-2021. The main objective of […]