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Germany: Major Airlines Including Lufthansa, Delta, United Report Cancellations Over Christmas

Dec 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to the statement of Germany-based Lufthansa, a dozen long-haul transatlantic flights were cancelled over the Christmas holiday period because of a “massive rise” in sick leave among pilots.

Germany Tightens Travel Restrictions On UK Amid Omicron Scare

Dec 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

In view of the rapid spreading of Omicron variant in UK, Germany's national disease control center, Robert Koch Institute, included United Kingdom's name to the list of 'virus variant areas'.


German Opposition Party To Announce Leadership Ballot Result

Germany's biggest opposition party, the center-right Christian Democratic Union of former Chancellor Angela Merkel, is set to announce on Friday the results of a ballot on who will become its new leader after a painful election defeat.

Germany: Chancellor Olaf Scholz's Cabinet Approves 60 Billion Euros For Climate, Modernization Fund

Dec 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to the Finance Minister of Olaf Scholz's cabinet, Christian Lindner, investing 60 billion euros is going to strengthen Germany's economy which is still recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.


Germany: Parties Sign Coalition Deal For New Scholz Government

The 177-page coalition agreement is titled “Venture More Progress”, a theme that the incoming government's leaders hammered home at a signing ceremony at Berlin's Futurium museum.

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05 December, 2021

Austria: Avalanche Kills 3 Skiers, Injures 2 In Salzburg

Associated Press (AP)

The victims were part of a group of 11 skiers, eight of whom were hit by a roughly 200-meter (655-foot) wide slab of snow as they ascended a slope during a ski tour on Saturday in the Tweng area, in Austria's Salzburg province.


19 November, 2021

Bundesliga: Fans' Return Brings Fear Of Violence, Virus At Berlin Derby

Associated Press (AP)

Berlin’s senate gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for Union Berlin to fill their stadium to capacity for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.


09 November, 2021

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich On Record-extending 10th Consecutive Title

Associated Press (AP)

There are still 23 matches to play, but a lack of realistic rivals means this season's title race is a one-team procession for Bayern Munich.


04 November, 2021

Germany Reports Record Number Of New Covid-19 Cases

Associated Press (AP)

The Robert Koch Institute, or RKI, said 33,949 new cases had been registered in the last 24 hours, up from 28,037 daily cases a week ago.


30 October, 2021

Hoffenheim End Hertha Berlin’s Short Bundesliga Winning Run

Associated Press (AP)

Andrej Kramaric and Sebastian Rudy scored first-half goals to move Hoffenheim into seventh place in Bundesliga. The loss ended Hertha's two-game winning streak.


28 October, 2021

German Cup: Bayern Munich Suffer 0-5 Thrashing By Borussia Monchengladbach

Associated Press (AP)

It was Bayern Munich's heaviest loss in 43 years, since a 1-7 Bundesliga defeat at Fortuna Dusseldorf on December 9, 1978.


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27 October, 2021

German Cup: Two Thorgan Hazard Goals Send Borussia Dortmund Into Third Round

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Defending champions Dortmund overpower second-division club Ingolstadt with Julian Brandt assisting Hazard on both occasions.


15 October, 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech Seeks EU Agency's Approval To Vaccinate 5-To-11 Year Old Kids

Associated Press (AP)

Pfizer and BioNTech said they submitted data to the European Medicines Agency, including late-stage results from a study testing their COVID-19 vaccine in more than 2,200 children.


06 October, 2021

Former Germany Captain Phillip Lahm opposes FIFA’s Biennial World Cup Plans

Associated Press (AP)

Lahm, who captained Germany to the 2014 World Cup triumph, feels the current rhythm should remain as it is.


06 October, 2021

Germany Unveils Logo For 2024 European Championship In Berlin

Associated Press (AP)

The 2024 European Championship is due to be played in June and July 2024 with the match schedule to be confirmed next year.


02 October, 2021

Bundesliga: Cologne Continue Strong Start With Come-From-Behind Win Vs Furth

Associated Press (AP)

This was Cologne's third win in Bundesliga under new coach Steffen Baumgart. It also stretched their unbeaten run to five games since a 3-2 loss at Bayern Munich.


22 September, 2021

German Officials Fear Anti-Mask Radicalization After Killing At Gas Station

Associated Press (AP)

A 49-year-old German was arrested in the fatal shooting of the clerk Saturday in the western town of Idar-Oberstein. The suspect is being held on suspicion of murder.


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13 September, 2021

Merkel's Party In Strong Position In North German State Elections

Outlook Web Desk

The Christian Democratic Union has been the strongest party in local council elections in Lower Saxony for about 40 years, although the state government has often been led by the Social Democrats, and is at present.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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