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.

Qatar-Germany trade exchange reaches $946mn in H1 2020, says Sheikh Khalifa

Qatar-Germany trade exchange reaches $946mn in H1 2020, says Sheikh Khalifa

Trade exchange between Qatar and Germany stood at $946mn in the first half of 2020, according to Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani, who participated in a virtual meeting ...

Nurse jailed for life over German insulin murders

Nurse jailed for life over German insulin murders

A Polish healthcare worker was sentenced to life in prison in Germany on Tuesday for killing at least three people with insulin, in a case that recalls that of serial killer nurse Niels Hoegel.

Manslaughter probe as patient dies after German hospital hacking attack

Manslaughter probe as patient dies after German hospital hacking attack

German prosecutors said Friday they were launching an investigation into involuntary manslaughter after a patient died in the aftermath of a hacking attack on a hospital.

Germany sees economy recovering faster than expected in 2020

Germany sees economy recovering faster than expected in 2020

Germany expects the economic devastation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to be less severe this year than originally feared, but sluggish foreign demand is likely to weaken the rebound in Europe's largest economy ...

Qatar's ambassador to Germany launches Economic Guide – Qatar in German language

Qatar's ambassador to Germany launches Economic Guide – Qatar in German language

HE the Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Federal Republic of Germany, Mohammad Jaham al-Kuwari, launched the book, Economic Guide – Qatar, in the German language ...

German institute says Covid-19 vaccine could be available in autumn

German institute says Covid-19 vaccine could be available in autumn

Germany's leading infectious disease institute said on Wednesday a first vaccine against the coronavirus could be available as early as autumn but warned that it may take longer to control the pandemic.

Amir honours outgoing German envoy

Amir honours outgoing German envoy

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan Office Monday with the outgoing German ambassador to Qatar Hans-Udo Muzel.

German police in 'Rambo'-style Black Forest manhunt

German police in 'Rambo'-style Black Forest manhunt

In scenes reminiscent of the film ‘Rambo’, police in Germany's Black Forest are hunting for a homeless man wearing combat gear and armed with a bow and arrow among other weapons.

Merkel, Macron meet as Germany takes on high-stakes EU presidency

Merkel, Macron meet as Germany takes on high-stakes EU presidency

Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for talks on Monday, days before Germany takes on the rotating presidency of the European Union with the economy ...

Germany's Maas moots no more EU border closures without a vote

Germany's Maas moots no more EU border closures without a vote

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas does not rule out the possibility that some borders in Europe may have to be closed again in the event of a sharp increase in coronavirus infections ...