Martin Schlicht

Mulled wine only for vaccinated at some German Christmas markets

Nov 16 2021

HAMBURG, Germany At the Christmas market on Hamburg's main square this year, only revellers who are vaccinated against COVID-19 or recently recovered will be able to indulge in steaming hot mulled wine and candied almonds or gingerbread under festive fairy lights.

Floodwaters still rising in western Europe with death toll over 120

Jul 16 2021

SCHULD/ERFTSTADT, Germany German officials feared more deaths on Friday after "catastrophic" floods swept through western regions, demolishing streets and houses, killing more than 100 people and leaving hundreds more missing and homeless. | Video

Germans describe helplessness in face of flood devastation

Jul 16 2021

SCHULD, Germany (Reuters) -It took just minutes for residents of a prosperous corner of one of the world's richest countries to be reduced to helplessness, fending for themselves as flood waters roared into the town of Schuld, wrecking homes and everything else they relied on.

WRAPUP 2-Floodwaters still rising in western Europe with death toll over 110

Jul 16 2021

* At least 14 dead in Belgium, further four missing (Adds regional state premier, updates death toll, adds detail)

WRAPUP 1-Further flooding feared in western Europe with death toll over 100

Jul 16 2021

SCHULD/ERFTSTADT, Germany, July 16 More than 1,000 people were missing and more houses were destroyed in flood-stricken regions in western Germany and Belgium on Friday where further flooding was feared with the death toll already over 100.

Further flooding feared in western Germany with death toll above 80

Jul 16 2021

SCHULD/ERFTSTADT, Germany Further flooding was feared in western Germany on Friday as a breach at another dam loomed and the death toll rose to more than 80 in what is Germany's worst mass loss of life in years.

German court sentences Islamic State recruiter

Feb 24 2021

CELLE, Germany A German court on Wednesday sentenced an Iraqi preacher to more than 10 years in prison after finding him guilty of taking part in planning an attack in Germany and collecting funds and fighters for the Islamic State militant group.

Kremlin critic Navalny is flown to German hospital; in 'worrying' condition

Aug 22 2020

BERLIN Gravely ill Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was evacuated to Germany for medical treatment on Saturday, flown out of the Siberian city of Omsk in an ambulance aircraft and taken to a hospital in Berlin. | Video

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor

Jun 17 2019

GOERLITZ, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party. | Video

Captured Syrian was Islamic State-inspired, poised to strike: Germany

Oct 10 2016

BERLIN/DRESDEN, Germany A Syrian refugee arrested in Germany on Monday was ready to strike imminently with attacks similar to those in Brussels and Paris, and the suspect was probably inspired by the Islamic State militant group, investigators said. | Video

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