AJ Impact

After AstraZeneca, some quit J&J COVID-19 trial in Spain

Some volunteers withdrew from J&J vaccine trial in Spain after serious side effect reported in AstraZeneca UK volunteer.

After AstraZeneca, some quit J&J COVID-19 trial in Spain

Russia

UN rights chief demands Russia investigate Navalny case

Germany, where the Russian opposition figure is being treated, says he was poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent.

UN rights chief demands Russia investigate Navalny case

Migrants

In Pictures: 13,000 chairs to demand Greek migrant camps' closure

Campaigners place chairs outside German parliament as they call for overcrowded camps in Greek islands to be shut down.

In Pictures: 13,000 chairs to demand Greek migrant camps' closure

AJ Impact

Luxembourg raises $1.77bn in 1st sustainability gov't bond

Luxembourg will divide the proceeds between green and social projects, a finance ministry official told Reuters.

Luxembourg raises $1.77bn in 1st sustainability gov't bond

Russia

Alexey Navalny out of artificial coma after 'Novichok poisoning'

Russian opposition figure is responding to verbal stimuli and his condition has improved, German hospital says.

Alexey Navalny out of artificial coma after 'Novichok poisoning'

AJ Impact

Suspected Navalny poisoning opens German debate over gas pipeline

German foreign minister's comments on Russia-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline suggest divisions in Berlin over project.

Suspected Navalny poisoning opens German debate over gas pipeline

Europe

Russia to review possibility of murder attempt on Navalny

Russia's Investigative Committee branch in Siberia to probe possibility someone tried to kill Kremlin critic.

Russia to review possibility of murder attempt on Navalny

Europe

'Grave concern': Navalny case alarms chemical weapons agency

OPCW issues warning amid growing rift between Western powers and Moscow over poisoning of Kremlin critic.

'Grave concern': Navalny case alarms chemical weapons agency

Russia

Nerve agent Novichok found in Russia's Alexey Navalny: Germany

Novichok, a Soviet-era chemical weapon, was used to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom.

Europe

Germany presses China over Hong Kong security law, Uighurs

German foreign minister Heiko Maas held talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Berlin.

Germany presses China over Hong Kong security law, Uighurs

AJ Impact

Wirecard inquiry: How did German officials miss fraud of century?

Lawmakers are questioning an adviser to Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin before grilling financial industry watchdogs.

Wirecard inquiry: How did German officials miss fraud of century?

Germany

Berlin police order break-up of rally against coronavirus curbs

Police disband mass protest after thousands of marchers fail to heed orders to keep social distance or wear masks.

Berlin police order break-up of rally against coronavirus curbs

Europe

'Some improvement' in Navalny's condition: Berlin hospital

German doctors treating the Russian opposition politician for a suspected poisoning say his symptoms are improving.

'Some improvement' in Navalny's condition: Berlin hospital

Europe

Germany: 'Spark could lead to disaster' in east Mediterranean

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas appeals for de-escalation of mounting tensions between NATO allies Greece and Turkey.

Germany: 'Spark could lead to disaster' in east Mediterranean

Europe

Indian goes on trial for spying on Sikhs, Kashmiris in Germany

The suspect is accused of working for the Research and Analysis Wing, India's foreign intelligence agency, from 2015.

Indian goes on trial for spying on Sikhs, Kashmiris in Germany