‘Putin must not win this war,’ Germany’s Olaf Scholz tells Davos
29 May 2022 | 7:26 am
"We cannot allow Putin to win this war," the German leader said on the final day of the World Economic Forum. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has dominated talks in Davos, Switzerland.
One small hospital closes every month in Germany. Politicians say there are too many, and the health care system can't afford to keep them all open. But their critics say patients may die due to closures.
Jozef and Wiktoria Ulma offered several Jewish people refuge from the Nazis in German-occupied Poland before being caught and killed. The Vatican now plans to beatify the pair before possible sainthood.
Germany is urgently seeking workers from abroad — at least 400,000 each year. But is it an attractive destination for highly qualified foreigners? For some, it seems, having to learn the German language puts them off.
Germany's child protection agency has criticized a shortage of hospital beds for youngsters hit by a severe respiratory virus. Lockdowns kept the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) at bay but it's now circulating widely.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz and other ministers praised the project as showing the new "speed" of Europe's biggest economy. But the floating terminal's high-profile opening was sharply criticized by environmental groups.
German investigators have closed three Internet forums on the "darknet" with depictions of the sexual abuse of children. Four suspects were arrested.
Economy Minister Robert Habeck said Germans are not using as much heating as the prior year, despite the cold winter.
A returnee community in northeastern Nigeria offers a glimmer of hope to the millions of people still displaced from attacks by militant group Boko Haram.
The busy Kiel Canal in northern Germany, linking the North Sea with the Baltic Sea, has come to a halt as crews try to clear the oil from waters after a pipeline leak.
Germany's Constitutional Court is weighing up whether CIA-funded Palantir surveillance software can be used by the country's police. Experts are divided over whether "Hessendata" constitutes "predictive policing."
Gambian Seedy Saidykhan never planned to come to Germany. After surviving a boat crash in the Mediterranean Sea, he now produces a podcast about migrants in Germany — and regularly reaches over 40,000 listeners.
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