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News Germany: One Crisis Too Many: How the Coronavirus Pushed Germany to Shift Course

Published on: Tuesday 19 May 2020
One Crisis Too Many: How the Coronavirus Pushed Germany to Shift Course
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/19/world/europe/coronavirus-germany-merkel-france.html

Some may not like it back home, but in the twilight of her career, Angela Merkel joined with France to try to save the European Union.

News Germany: Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Published on: Tuesday 19 May 2020
Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/video/germany-marks-30-years-since-fall-of-berlin-wall/

Germany is marking 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. CBS News journalist Anna Noryskiewicz spoke with CBSN from Berlin about the Wall's lasting legacy.

News Germany: Fist bumps and masks: Professional soccer returns in Germany

Published on: Saturday 16 May 2020
Fist bumps and masks: Professional soccer returns in Germany
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/fist-bumps-masks-professional-soccer-returns-germany-70719373

Professional soccer has resumed in Germany after a two-month break with four games in the second division taking place behind closed doors ...

News Germany: The Latest: Soccer makes comeback in Germany

Published on: Saturday 16 May 2020
The Latest: Soccer makes comeback in Germany
News source: https://apnews.com/d29d8bb7ef5d1629c0e4cf77134563ef

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Professional soccer resumed in Germany after a two-month break with four games in the second division on...

News Germany: Germany Criminalizes Burning of E.U. and Other Foreign Flags

Published on: Friday 15 May 2020
Germany Criminalizes Burning of E.U. and Other Foreign Flags
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/16/world/europe/germany-flag-burning-law.html

The new ban, relatively rare in the world’s legal codes, was proposed as a response to the burning of an Israeli flag at a demonstration in 2017.

News Germany: Merkel intervenes in damaging row between Germany and Brussels

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Merkel intervenes in damaging row between Germany and Brussels
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/11/merkel-intervenes-in-damaging-row-between-germany-and-brussels

Move comes after European commission warns of possible legal action against Berlin over constitutional court ruling ...

News Germany: Coronavirus in Scotland: Germany’s variable exit from lockdown could suit us, hints Nicola Sturgeon

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Coronavirus in Scotland: Germany’s variable exit from lockdown could suit us, hints Nicola Sturgeon
News source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/coronavirus-in-scotland-germanys-variable-exit-from-lockdown-could-suit-us-hints-nicola-sturgeon-0hzn0kj6j

Nicola Sturgeon has signalled plans to lift lockdown restrictions at different speeds in the regions of Scotland.The first minister said that regional variation was not unusual in Europe, citing ...

News Germany: Germany’s Bundesliga to Return May 16

Published on: Thursday 07 May 2020
Germany’s Bundesliga to Return May 16
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/07/sports/germany-soccer-bundesliga-coronavirus.html

The league will be the focus of the soccer world when play resumes. Its fate may determine what happens to sports well beyond Germany’s border.

News Germany: Germany may be plunging Europe into a constitutional crisis

Published on: Thursday 07 May 2020
Germany may be plunging Europe into a constitutional crisis
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/05/07/germany-may-be-plunging-europe-into-constitutional-crisis/

If you add fights over court power to money issues, coronavirus and democratic collapse, expect explosive consequences.

News Germany: From Annadale to Germany - the three Robson brothers enjoying international honours

Published on: Tuesday 31 March 2020
From Annadale to Germany - the three Robson brothers enjoying international honours
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/hockey/52104766

"I guess that a top hockey player's career today can run between the age of 18 and 33," he says. Michael and Callum Robinson are both full Ireland internationals Former Annadale players Michael and ...

News Germany: Hellmut Stern, 91, Dies; Violinist Returned to Germany After Fleeing

Published on: Tuesday 31 March 2020
Hellmut Stern, 91, Dies; Violinist Returned to Germany After Fleeing
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/31/arts/music/hellmut-stern-dead.html

He joined the Berlin Philharmonic after years in exile, setting what a colleague called “a unique example of reconciliation and forgiveness.” ...

News Germany: The mystery behind Germany's low coronavirus death rate

Published on: Friday 27 March 2020
The mystery behind Germany's low coronavirus death rate
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-death-rate-mystery-germany-italy-covid-19/

As RKI's research data shows, many mild cases were detected from the beginning and included in Germany's statistics, hence the mortality rate fell proportionally. However, more people who are ...

News Germany: Germany designates a wing of far-right AfD party 'extremist'

Published on: Thursday 12 March 2020
Germany designates a wing of far-right AfD party 'extremist'
News source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2020/0312/Germany-designates-a-wing-of-far-right-AfD-party-extremist

Known as "The Wing," the radical group of German's far-right AfD party is under surveillance and branded an "extremist entity" by the German intelligence agency. Germany continues to respond to increasing acts of racism and anti-semitism.

News Germany: Germany to spy on far-right AfD's Flügel faction

Published on: Thursday 12 March 2020
Germany to spy on far-right AfD's Flügel faction
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-51850840

Germany's domestic intelligence service is putting part of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party under systematic surveillance, judging it a threat to the democratic order. The decision ...

News Germany: First Lenin statue in western Germany to be erected after heated battle

Published on: Thursday 05 March 2020
First Lenin statue in western Germany to be erected after heated battle
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/06/first-lenin-statue-western-germany-erected-gelsenkirchen

Victory for Gelsenkirchen’s leftist party MLPD after city authorities tried to halt installation ...

News Germany: US orders deportation of former Nazi camp guard to Germany

Published on: Friday 06 March 2020
US orders deportation of former Nazi camp guard to Germany
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51774404

A US judge has ordered the deportation of a former Nazi camp guard to Germany, where as a citizen he is still getting a pension for his "wartime service". Immigration judge Rebecca Holt said Friedrich ...

News Germany: Does Germany show way to restore dreams to dreary cups?

Published on: Friday 06 March 2020
Does Germany show way to restore dreams to dreary cups?
News source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/does-germany-show-way-to-restore-dreams-to-dreary-cups-vd608m5h2

Imagine this scenario: a man leaves the tiny village he grew up in to make his fortune. Many years and several millions later, he returns to invest his wealth into his hometown football club, then ...

News Germany: EuroBasket 2021: Great Britain beat Germany 81-73

Published on: Monday 24 February 2020
EuroBasket 2021: Great Britain beat Germany 81-73
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/basketball/51623399

Great Britain's men produced an amazing finish to win their second EuroBasket qualifier 81-73 against Germany, coming through to win in the last six minutes. Germany led 68-64 with seven minutes left ...