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German firms eye opportunities in Qatar’s security sector, says trade office representative

German firms eye opportunities in Qatar’s security sector, says trade office representative

A delegation of companies from Germany’s civil security technology sector is expected to arrive in Doha in October to explore investment opportunities available in Qatar, according to the German Industry & Commerce Office Qatar (AHK).

Germany to mourn its 80,000 Covid dead at memorial

Germany to mourn its 80,000 Covid dead at memorial

Germany will hold a national memorial service on Sunday for its nearly 80,000 victims of the coronavirus pandemic, sharing the pain of grieving families and those who died alone because of Covid curbs.

Germany charges Nazi camp secretary with complicity in murders

Germany charges Nazi camp secretary with complicity in murders

German prosecutors said Friday they have charged a former secretary at a Nazi concentration camp with complicity in the murders of 10,000 people, in the first such case in recent years against a female staff member.

Germany welcomes joint declaration at GCC meet

Germany welcomes joint declaration at GCC meet

The German government welcomed the opening of land and sea borders, as well as the airspace, between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Germany welcomes Amir's decision on Shura Council elections

Germany welcomes Amir's decision on Shura Council elections

The Federal Foreign Office of Germany welcomed His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani's announcement to hold elections for the Shura Council in October next year.

Suspect in police custody after car runs down shoppers in Germany

Suspect in police custody after car runs down shoppers in Germany

A 51-year-old man suspected of killing five people including a baby as his car tore through a busy shopping street in the German city of Trier has been remanded in police custody, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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

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

Germany, once a beacon of hope in Europe's coronavirus nightmare, logged its one millionth case on Friday, as Russia announced a partnership with India to mass produce its controversial Sputnik vaccine.

Germany charges 12 in far-right 'terror' plot: sources

Germany charges 12 in far-right 'terror' plot: sources

German federal prosecutors have charged 12 alleged far-right conspirators suspected of planning ‘terrorist attacks’ on politicians, asylum-seekers and Muslims, security service sources told AFP Thursday.

Germany expects EU to sign supply deal for BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine soon

Germany expects EU to sign supply deal for BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine soon

German Health Minister Jens Spahn expects the European Commision to sign a purchase agreement with BioNTech and its partner Pfizer for its potential vaccine against Covid-19 "in the coming days."

Europe may see 'several' waves of Covid-19: experts

Europe may see 'several' waves of Covid-19: experts

Europe risks being hit with further waves of coronavirus infections next year, France's scientific council has warned, as the continent scrambles to cope with a second deadly spike in Covid-19 cases.

Virus second wave douses hopes of German economic recovery

Virus second wave douses hopes of German economic recovery

Germany is expected to unveil a strong rebound in GDP for the third quarter on Friday, but relief could be short-lived as the country stands on the brink of new shutdowns to contain a second coronavirus wave.

Merkel wants to close bars, gyms, restaurants to halt virus spread

Merkel wants to close bars, gyms, restaurants to halt virus spread

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants state premiers on Wednesday to agree to close all restaurants and bars from Nov. 4 in a bid to curb coronavirus infections but keep schools and nurseries open, a draft resolution seen by Reuters showed.