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Maria Sheahan

Germany wary on re-opening as England prepares to lift COVID curbs

Jul 13 2021

BERLIN, July 13 German officials said on Tuesday coronavirus measures should be maintained until more of the population has been vaccinated, and one called England's plan to lift most restrictions despite the spread of the Delta variant "a highly risky experiment".

UPDATE 2-German top court allows approval of EU recovery fund

Apr 21 2021

* Von der Leyen welcomes top court's decision (Adds detail, reactions, background)

German police raid meatpacking industry over illegal workers

Sep 23 2020

BERLIN Police searched more than 40 homes and businesses in five German states early on Wednesday as part of an investigation into foreign workers being illegally brought to the country to be exploited in the meatpacking industry.

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

Aug 28 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

Jul 28 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

Nov 12 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

Nov 12 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

Nov 12 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

Nov 12 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

Nov 09 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.

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