German health minister shocked by death threats to children
20 November 2022 | 5:30 am
Germany's health minister, Karl Lauterbach, says death threats — not only against him, but also his children — have become a part of everyday life.
DW talked to Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Simon Lereng Wilmont, who has specialized in films portraying children growing up in eastern Ukraine's conflict zone.
Hospitals in Germany are "with their back to the wall" amid the latest rise in COVID infections, says Germany's Hospital Association director Gerald Gass.
Rebuilding Ukraine is a "generational task that must begin now," said Germany's Olaf Scholz and the EU's Ursula von der Leyen. Ukrainian and German experts are meeting in Berlin to discuss support for the reconstruction.
The visit is the second by a German delegation to Taiwan in a month. It comes after China’s Communist Party Congress unprecedently voted to include resistance to Taiwan’s independence in the party constitution.
Researchers in Botswana and South Africa, who separately identified the COVID-19 omicron variant, are the winners of the 2022 German Africa Award.
An adult would be allowed to carry 20 to 30 grams of cannabis for their own consumption, details of the plan show. However, the legislative process could be a long one.
A court in Hamburg fined a man €4,000 euros for displaying the "Z" symbol in the rear window of his car. The sign is used by Russian propaganda as a sign of support for the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Sikhulile Moyo und Tulio de Oliveira discovered the Omicron coronavirus variant, an achievement for which they were recognized, but also insulted and threatened.
The game's rules can appear mysterious to the noninitiated, yet more Germans play it than football. It's also listed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage asset.
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In Nigeria, a smart solution was developed to minimize infant mortality. The HelpMum app notifies mothers about their children's vaccination appointments — a helpful tool for moms in rural areas.
A top Ukrainian official has called on Germany to send Leopard and Marder tanks to help Kyiv's forces retake territory. Meanwhile, the EU has slammed Russia's withdrawal from a key grain export deal. DW has the latest.
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