Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tests negative for coronavirus

Merkel's contact with a coronavirus-positive doctor was only brief, says chief of staff.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tests negative for coronavirus

Podcast

Coronavirus diaries from Tehran, Berlin and Seattle

The novel coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world. But it is also slowing to the point of containment in China's Hubei province, where it began.

Coronavirus diaries from Tehran, Berlin and Seattle

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.

AJ Impact

US tries to lure German firm working on virus vaccine: Report

US official says reports of tug-of-war between Washington and Berlin over German firm CurVac are 'wildly overplayed'.

US tries to lure German firm working on virus vaccine: Report

Human Rights

Benjamin Ferencz: 'We should have put Osama bin Laden on trial'

As he turns 100, the last surviving prosecutor of the Nuremberg trials on why alleged war criminals should be heard.

Benjamin Ferencz: 'We should have put Osama bin Laden on trial'

Libya

Germany's Merkel meets Libyan military commander Haftar

Face-to-face comes two months after an international conference hosted in Berlin on bringing peace to Libya.

Germany's Merkel meets Libyan military commander Haftar

Coronavirus pandemic

After one infected 16 at Berlin nightclub, coronavirus fears grow

Panic spreads across Germany, with officials calling on people to avoid concerts, nightclubs and football games.

After one infected 16 at Berlin nightclub, coronavirus fears grow

Europe

Turkey-Greece refugee crisis: Germany willing to take children in

Germany says it will take in unspecified number of the most vulnerable refugee children from Greece.

AJ Impact

France and Italy risk recession, says EU warning on virus impact

France and Italy could suffer a technical recession in the first quarter: EU Commission.

France and Italy risk recession, says EU warning on virus impact

Health

Germany makes measles jab mandatory, upsetting some

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

Measles vaccination becomes law in Germany

Environment

Too warm for eiswein: Mild winter hits special German wine

Climate is changing the wrong way for German producers of this sweet wine.

Too warm for eiswein: Mild winter hits special German wine

AJ Impact

Developed economies will take action to fight virus, says G7

As countries aim to shield their economies from the effects of the virus, Nike closes its European headquarters.

Developed economies will take action to fight virus, says G7

AJ Impact

Ukraine's economic growth may spell trouble for Poland

Could the two million Ukrainian migrants powering Poland's economy head home or to Germany?

Ukraine's economic growth may spell trouble for Poland

Cinema

Berlin film festival: Filmmakers shed light on migrant struggles

Migrants' stories of survival jump to the big screen at this year's Berlin Film Festival.

Opinion

In Germany, racism is becoming more mainstream

As politicians parrot far-right narratives, it is important to remind Germans of the ills of ethnic hatred.

Ozgur Ozvatan

by Ozgur Ozvatan

Ozgur Ozvatan