Ruairi Casey

Ruairi Casey

Coronavirus pandemic

Germany: Will authorities crack down on 'corona parties'?

Germany is the country third most affected by the outbreak, after Italy and Spain, with 14,481 cases and 43 deaths.

Germany: Will authorities crack down on 'corona parties'?

Coronavirus pandemic

Cruise industry in choppy seas as coronavirus fears swell

After several passengers on cruise liners died of infection and as profits decline, industry rethinks operations.

Cruise industry in choppy seas as coronavirus fears swell

Asia Pacific

All you need to know about travelling during coronavirus outbreak

Here is all you need to know if you are planning on travelling during the coronavirus epidemic.

All you need to know about travelling during coronavirus outbreak

Health

Measles vaccination becomes law in Germany

Schools are obliged to inform authorities if parents cannot provide proof their child has been vaccinated.

Measles vaccination becomes law in Germany

Coronavirus pandemic

As cases rise, how prepared is Europe for coronavirus?

The European public health sector is more resilient to a mass outbreak than many other parts of the world, say experts.

As cases rise, how prepared is Europe for coronavirus?

Germany

Muslims in Germany call for action against far-right groups

'Actions must follow words,' said the cousin of one of those killed in Hanau on Wednesday night.

Muslims in Germany call for action against far-right groups

Europe

Hanau mourns its loved ones murdered in far-right attack

Minority communities in Germany feel government inaction against far-right groups is putting them at risk.

Hanau mourns its loved ones murdered in far-right attack

Germany

What to expect from the Munich Security Conference?

'Westlessness' to be discussed against backdrop of Middle East conflicts, coronavirus woes and Kashmir crackdown.

What to expect from the Munich Security Conference?

Asia Pacific

How long will COVID-19 outbreak last; how can you stay protected?

WHO says new coronavirus presents a 'grave threat' to world - here's the latest on how you can protect yourself.

How long will COVID-19 outbreak last; how can you stay protected?

Europe

What to watch for in Ireland's election

The Irish prime minister was applauded for his handling of Brexit, but voters care more about their health and housing.

What to watch for in Ireland's election

Germany

Regional German president set to quit one day after election

The backing of the far-right AfD party for Thomas Kemmerich has paved the path to his swift resignation.

Regional German president set to quit one day after election

Coronavirus pandemic

Researchers ramp up efforts to develop coronavirus vaccine

Pharmaceutical firms and research groups in China, US and other countries are racing to find a vaccine for new virus.

Researchers ramp up efforts to develop coronavirus vaccine