German economy braces for second wave impact

Official data Thursday are expected to show that the German economy weathered the pandemic better than many nations last year, partly thanks to its resilient manufacturers, but virus resurgence is ...

he skyline with its financial district is photographed during sunset as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Frankfurt, Germany, 7 September 2020,

Europe begins vaccination as new virus strain spreads fears

Vaccinations in all 27 EU countries had been set to begin from Sunday but some countries began on Saturday: a 101-year-old woman in a care home became the first person in Germany to be inoculated, ...

Healthcare worker Vladimir Krcmery is seen after receiving the first injection nationwide, with a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University Hospital, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Nitra, Slovakia, on 26 December 2020

China to leapfrog US as world’s biggest economy by 2028: CEBR

China will overtake the United States to become the world’s biggest economy in 2028, five years earlier than previously estimated due to the contrasting recoveries of the two countries from the ...

China to leapfrog US as world’s biggest economy by 2028

China issues security rules on foreign investment, defies protectionism

This was in line with international practice and would help balance the economic benefits of further opening with the need to ensure national security, says China's National Development and Reform ...

A Chinese national flag flutters near the building of China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) at the Financial Street area in Beijing, China on 16 July 2020

EU states to start COVID-19 vaccinations from 27 Dec

European Union states will start vaccinations against COVID-19 in 10 days as Europe tries to catch up with Britain and United States after what some have criticised as a slow EU approval process for ...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a speech at European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium on 16 December 2020

Coronavirus: Latest global developments

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and effective, raising expectations the regulator is poised to grant emergency approval

Medical workers in protective suits collect swabs for nucleic acid tests during a city-wide testing following new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Qingdao, Shandong province, China 12 October 2020

Pfizer-BioNTech seek EU emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine could be rolled out in Europe this month, the companies said on Tuesday after they applied for EU emergency approval for the shot

In this file photo taken on 23 November 2020 is pictured a bottle reading "Vaccine Covid-19" next to US pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech logos

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India on vaccine

Although the virus spread is slowing thanks to weeks of tough restrictions, Europe remains at the heart of the pandemic, recording more cases than the United States in the past week

An employee checks a freezer that can store Covid-19 vaccines at the headquarter of Froilabo company in Meyzieu, near Lyon, south-eastern France, on 27 November 2020

Bangladeshis in the forests of Bosnia

Hungry, hapless, beaten and bruised, Bangladeshi refugees and asylum seekers roam the forests of Bosnia in the hope of finally reaching Italy, France or any other European country

Bangladeshsi asylum seekers in makeshift plastic-sheet shelters in Bosnian forests

Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor, marks 15 years in power

Assuming she finishes out her fourth term, she will tie Helmut Kohl’s longevity record for a post-war leader, with an entire generation of young Germans never knowing another person at the top

This file photo taken on 5 September 2015 shows a refugee holding a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the arrival of refugees at the main train station in Munich, southern Germany
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