Coronavirus: German states say vaccinations delayed due to shortage
02 January 2021 | 2:30 pm
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Protests outside abortion clinics and family planning centers are underway in Germany. Reproductive rights advocates point to the influence of US money and tactics on the anti-abortion movement in Germany and Europe.
Police say a search continues for German tourist Nick Frischke who went missing while hiking in South Africa. On Monday five suspects appeared in court in relation to the disappearance.
Delegates of a synodal assembly on the reform of the Catholic Church adopted a paper to allow blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples from 2026.
In Kenya, dollar shortage has hit oil importers hard as they need the greenback to bring in supplies.
Military commissioner Eva Högl called for an additional €300 billion in funding for Germany's Bundeswehr. She said that the force needed more soldiers and that little progress had been made on the enlistment of women.
The court dismissed complaints from the Russian oil giant questioning the legality of the takeover. At the time, Rosneft accounted for some 12% of Germany's oil refining capacity.
Ukraine's National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption has added the Germany-based multinational food wholesaler to its list of "international sponsors of war." Metro is accused of maintaining business with Russia.
Education Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger is the first German cabinet member to arrive in Taiwan in decades. The decision comes amid tensions with mainland China, as Beijing issues a diplomatic complaint over the visit.
Berlin wants last-ditch changes to the landmark EU law spelling the demise of the combustion engine from 2035. It’s not a good look on the international stage, observers in Brussels warn.
The process of coming to terms with German colonial-era crimes in Tanzania is intended to strengthen relations. The two countries are also in talks on reparations.
A court in western Germany has found a defendant guilty of causing the death of a transgender man in an attack. The assault took place during a Gay Pride celebration.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop of Osnabrück Franz-Josef Bode, who has faced heavy criticism over his handling of sexual abuse cases. In departing, Bode admitted he had made mistakes.
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