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Germany’s SPD calls on Gerhard Schröder to quit party over Russia links
Former chancellor says he has no intention of resigning his seats on boards of Russian energy firms
Macron and Le Pen to go head-to-head in French presidential run-off
Emmanuel Macron (pictured) is hoping to be the first sitting president to win re-election since Jacques Chirac beat Marine Le Pen's father Jean-Marie in 2002.
Will western leaders cut and run as the costs of the Ukraine war mount?
The longer the war goes on, the more the early anti-Putin momentum could be stalled by political stresses, an energy crisis and the huge bill for military and humanitarian aid
RT DE to sue German regulator over broadcast ban
The move has triggered reciprocal restrictions against German media in Russia
How the latest Ukraine escalation split the EU
In light of the latest "Russian threat" to Ukraine, the European Union seems disunited
How Russia is dividing Germany
With tensions rising, how Berlin should respond is splitting opinion
What Is the Point of Boris Johnson?
Two years after his historic general-election win, the most radical British prime minister since Margaret Thatcher is scandal-plagued, unpopular, and adrift.
German husband kills himself, his family after faking jab certificate
Police found two adults, both 40, and three children aged four, eight and 10 dead from gunshot wounds in a family home in Koenigs Wusterhausen south of Berlin on Saturday.
New book explains why the mainstream right is doomed
‘Riding the Populist Wave’ shows how the far right is dictating the counter-argument to progressives in areas such as immigration and EU integration – with the result that the mainstream right is now facing an existential crisis.
Olaf Scholz wants mandatory coronavirus vaccination for Germans by February
Incoming German Chancellor ‘signaled his sympathy for such a regulation,’ official says.
US Issues 'Do Not Travel' COVID-19 Warning For Germany, Denmark
Earlier this month, the WHO said European countries must work harder to prevent the coronavirus spreading further as deaths and new cases surge.
Angela Merkel Urges Tougher Curbs To Battle Germany's 4th Covid Wave
Covid In Germany: Germany reported 30,643 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 62 deaths, with an incidence - the number of cases per 100,000 people over a week - of 386.5, a 15th consecutive day of record numbers.
'Jabbed, Cured Or Dead', Germany Warns As Europe Battles Covid Surge
Germans faced the stark warning on Monday that they would be either "vaccinated, cured or dead" from Covid by the end of winter, as Austria took the dramatic step of returning to a partial lockdown.
Germans, Austrians line up for shots as COVID cases soar across Europe
Germans and Austrians are rushing to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as infections soar across Europe and governments impose restrictions on the unvaccinated, figures showed on Wednesday.
EU to send aid to migrants at Belarus border
The EU said on Wednesday it will send 700,000 euros worth of food, blankets and other aid to migrants at the Belarus border, after criticism it had done too little to help thousands of people trapped in frozen woods by an east-west feud.
Germany's Coalition-In-Waiting Caught Off Guard As Covid Fourth Wave Hits
In Bavaria, and the east German states of Thuringia and Saxony, the situation is reaching a critical point.
"Please Reconsider": Angela Merkel To Germany's Unvaccinated As Covid Rises
Coronavirus In Germany: Germany's seven-day incidence rate - the number of people per 100,000 to be infected over the last week - rose to 277.4 on Saturday.
On Belarus-Poland Crisis, Russia's Putin Says "Nothing To Do With It"
Russian President Vladimir Putin said European leaders needed to talk to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko if they want to resolve the crisis.
Merkel says vaccination is one’s ‘duty’ to society
Rolling up your sleeves for a Covid jab isn’t only a person’s right, it’s their “duty” to society, outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, as her nation sees record increases in virus cases despite high vaccination rates.
Berlin bans unvaccinated from entertainment venues, as Germany battles record-breaking Covid cases
Germany's capital Berlin will ban unvaccinated people from restaurants, bars, cinemas and other entertainment venues from Monday, as the country grapples with its highest surge in Covid-19 cases to date.
Belarus: Lukashenko ponders cutting gas supplies over EU sanctions
Belarus' autocratic leader has floated the idea of halting gas supplies from Russia to Europe via its territory, if Brussels imposes more punitive measures over the migrant influx.
Germany records 50,000 COVID-19 cases in ‘dramatic’ virus surge
The Chancellor-in-waiting spoke as Germany recorded more than 50,000 coronavirus cases in one day for the first time since the pandemic began.
Merkel wants Putin to help solve Poland-Belarus border crisis
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Belarus’ use of migrants to pressure the EU was inhumane and unacceptable and has asked him to press his counterpart in Minsk.
Satellite photos raise concerns of Russian military build-up near Ukraine
Once more, tensions are rising in Ukraine.
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