Tag: Germany

German railway: Floods caused $1.5 billion damage to network

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BERLIN — Germany's national railway operator estimated on Friday that last week's flooding caused damage worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) to its network,...

German far-right fails in bid to oust state governor

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BERLIN — The far-right Alternative for Germany party failed in an attempt Friday to unseat the left-wing governor of an eastern German state, a...

Germany toughens rules for travel from Spain, Netherlands

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BERLIN — Germany is listing Spain and the Netherlands as “high-incidence areas,” meaning that most people arriving from those countries who aren’t fully vaccinated...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Heavy rain forecast to hit German flood regions at weekend

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BONN, Germany — Germany's national weather service said Thursday that regions hit by deadly floods last week could again see heavy rain at the...

A list of Olympians to follow on social media

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TOKYO — With the Olympics starting Friday, athletes from around the world are in Tokyo, most of them restricted to training and their hotels...

Merkel says German COVID rise worrying, urges vaccination

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BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that new coronavirus infections in Germany are once again rising at a worrying pace. She appealed to...

Merkel: No way back on German plan to end nuclear power use

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BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday defended her decision to end Germany's use of nuclear power next year, but acknowledged that it will...

Germany’s Merkel says pipeline deal with US good for Ukraine

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BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that a compromise deal that will allow the completion of a Russian gas pipeline to Europe...