German vote to pick Merkel successor set for Sept 26, 2021
The German government on Wednesday agreed on September 26 next year for the general election to choose a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel, a government spokeswoman said.
Protesters clash with police in Berlin shutdown demo
German police on Wednesday used water cannon and pepper spray to disperse thousands of unmasked protesters at a demonstration in central Berlin against government measures to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Germany turns on coach Loew after Spain debacle
Germany coach Joachim Loew faces the biggest crisis of his 14-year reign after his side crashed to a historic defeat to Spain, with former players and the media questioning Wednesday whether he should lead the team into next year's European championship finals.
Germany warns months more virus curbs as daily cases record set
Germany warned Sunday its anti-coronavirus measures were likely to stay in place for several months while a top scientist behind vaccine efforts hoped life could return to "normal" by next winter.
Loew tells Germany stars to knuckle down to win Nations League group
Germany head coach Joachim Loew has told his stars to knuckle down and take control of their Nations League group, starting against Ukraine on Saturday, after three draws and just one win in their mediocre campaign so far.
Russia promises sanctions on France, Germany over Navalny
Russia said Thursday it will soon introduce retaliatory sanctions on German and French officials over the poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
Neuer warns fixture backlog has players 'at their limits'
Germany captain Manuel Neuer said on Tuesday top players are at their physical "limits" due to this season's condensed fixture list resulting from the knock-on effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Leipzig go top in Germany ahead of Bayern, Dortmund showdown
RB Leipzig went back to the top of the Bundesliga table on Saturday with a 3-0 home win over Freiburg before Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund clash in the evening showdown. Defender Ibrahima Konate fired home Leipzig's opener before midfielder Marcel Sabitzer added the second goal with a 70th-minute penalty. Manchester City loanee Angelino claimed…
Germany donates N2.7b to tackle mental health in Lake Chad
Germany has donated 60 million euros (about N2.7 billion) for the mental and psychological well-being of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Lake Chad region. In a statement, yesterday in Maiduguri, its Ambassador to Cameroun, Dr. Corinna Fricke, said the Francophone nation and its neighbour, Chad, would benefit from the project tagged: “Emergency Response and Assistance…
Germany virus death toll passes 10,000
Germany has suffered more than 10,000 Covid-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic, according to official data published Saturday. A total of 10,003 deaths have been recorded by the Robert Koch Institute, a federal government agency, with 418,005 infections recorded nationwide. Of those, 14,714 were diagnosed in the last 24 hours -- a daily…