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New RKI figures alarming: The third wave is feared

Tuesday  12:30,   09 march 2021

The latest corona figures from the Robert Koch Institute are worrying experts. They fear that Germany could be at the start of a third wave of infections. © Provided by MEN'S SINGLE Lothar Wieler Corona: Germany is still under control Despite all... >>>

exports recover in January - trade with China picks up

Tuesday  12:12,   09 march 2021

German exports surprisingly gained momentum at the beginning of the year. Exports grew in January by 1.4 percent compared to December to a volume of 98.1 billion euros, as the Federal Statistical Office announced on Tuesday. © Daniel Reinhardt /... >>>

China Backs Lawsuits Against German Researcher for Xinjiang Abuse Claims

Tuesday  11:57,   09 march 2021

China endorsed a series of lawsuits against a German researcher central to claims of abuses in Xinjiang, in the latest move to push back against foreign allegations of forced labor in the region. © Bloomberg A Chinese flag flies outside the east... >>>

Former Hong Kong lawmaker lands in Australia; to continue pro-democracy work

Tuesday  11:57,   09 march 2021

Former Hong Kong lawmaker lands in Australia; to continue pro-democracy workSYDNEY (Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Ted Hui has arrived in Australia where his family will settle after the Australian government provided an exemption to... >>>

Wiede and Drux expect the end of their careers in Berlin

Tuesday  11:41,   09 march 2021

The handball national players Fabian Wiede and Paul Drux can well imagine an end to their careers at Füchsen Berlin. © Britta Pedersen / dpa-Zentralbild / dpa Paul Drux (l) and Fabian Wiede. “If I fulfill my contract, I will be 32 years old. I will >>>

EXPLAINER: Myanmar media defiant as junta cracks down

Tuesday  10:57,   09 march 2021

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s military-controlled government is seeking to suppress media coverage of protests against its seizure of power as journalists and ordinary citizens strive to inform people inside and outside of the country about what is... >>>

Attacks of November 13: the forger of the Islamic State targeted by an investigation in Italy

Tuesday  10:27,   09 march 2021

© REUTERS / Charles Platiau The Bataclan, place of homage to the victims of the attacks of November 13, 2015. The forger of the State group Islamic. This is the nickname of this man who has just been indicted in Italy with an international... >>>

Hong Kong Minister Warns Against ‘Oblivious’ Criticism of China

Tuesday  09:52,   09 march 2021

Hong Kong’s top legal official warned residents to steer clear of criticisms of the government that stray too far from the facts, as officials defend Beijing’s plan to overhaul the city’s elections. Hong Kong Justice Secretary Teresa Cheng said in... >>>

Quad: As China tensions linger, Biden prepares for first summit with key Asia-Pacific leaders

Tuesday  09:46,   09 march 2021

The leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia will meet in a virtual summit this week, a source in Japan with direct knowledge of the talks told CNN on Tuesday. © Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles DeParlier/US Navy Four US F/A-18s and... >>>

North Korean in Malaysia loses final appeal against US extradition

Tuesday  08:41,   09 march 2021

A North Korean man is set to be extradited from Malaysia to face money laundering charges in the United States after losing a final legal challenge on Tuesday. But the country's top court rejected his final appeal, saying all requirements under... >>>

How Africa Can Save the World From a Never-Ending Pandemic

Tuesday  07:40,   09 march 2021

If Africa is not vaccinated and remains a source of coronavirus mutations, the whole world will be at risk.Few people in South Africa—aside from medical staff like Mendelsohn—will be vaccinated by then. Elsewhere on the continent even health workers >>>

Millions Of Women Face Health Risk From Cuts to Modi’s Fuel Plan

Tuesday  07:40,   09 march 2021

Five years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government offered Indian women a chance to dramatically improve their lives with cooking fuel subsidies in what became one of his administration’s most celebrated campaigns. Now, hamstrung by a... >>>

Can the royal family survive after the Queen? Harry and Meghan's interview reignites the debate

Tuesday  07:40,   09 march 2021

As the world digests the bombshell details revealed in Oprah Winfrey's interview with Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, it's almost inevitable that questions will be asked of the British monarchy's continued relevance in the 21st... >>>

China Xinjiang: First independent report into Uyghur genocide allegations claims evidence of Beijing's 'intent to destroy' Muslim minorities

Tuesday  07:38,   09 march 2021

The Chinese government's alleged actions in Xinjiang have violated every single provision in the United Nations' Genocide Convention, according to an independent report by more than 50 global experts in human rights, war crimes and... >>>

After the deadly explosions, Equatorial Guinea calls for help

Tuesday  07:28,   09 march 2021

© AFP - - In this screenshot from Equatorial Guinean television, one of the many victims of the chain explosions of March 7, is rescued, in Bata. In Equatorial Guinea, at least 98 dead and 615 injured: the toll is growing, after the explosion on... >>>