Thousands of foreigners are among those quarantined in Wuhan as countries scramble to evacuate their citizens from China. The number of confirmed cases in the deadly viral outbreak has risen to nearly 6,000.
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The disease, which has killed more than 100 people in China, has now infected four people in Bavaria. All four instances are thought to be connected to the recent visit of a Chinese worker to the area.
For the first time in 10 years, an Israeli leader joins German lawmakers in remembering the Holocaust. The anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz death camp comes amid rising anti-Semitism in Germany.
The deal makes more concessions to Palestinians than anticipated but asks that they accept West Bank settlements. Palestinian leaders have already vowed to reject the plan.
Leaders from around the globe have mixed feelings on the proposed two-state solution with Israeli settlements.
The EU has said member states should allow Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to operate within the bloc — but with strict regulations to protect national security. The US has urged allies not to use the technology.
Over 500 ice fishermen have been saved in an emergency operation when a fissure occurred about 2 kilometers from the coast, stranding them. People tried using smaller pieces of ice as rafts to row back to shore.
A Dutch court has rejected a Dutch-Palestinian man's case against Israeli military commanders over an airstrike that killed six of his family members. Judges said the men had "functional immunity" in civil cases.
The Berlin Zoo revealed its star panda cub twins to the press on Wednesday, a day ahead of their debut to the public.
It was initially believed no one was hurt in the January 8 missile attack on the Ain al-Asad airbase in western Iraq. Fifty US soldiers have been diagnosed with brain injuries, 18 of whom have been treated in Germany.
The parliamentary commissioner for Germany's army wants to mimic the furniture giant's "choose, pay, and take away" model when buying gear. The Bundeswehr has long suffered "massive" equipment and personnel shortages.
A court in Berlin has ruled that a hostel located on the grounds of the North Korean Embassy should be shut down. City authorities said that the payment of rent to Pyongyang was in breach of UN sanctions.
Martin Buschmann of the small left-wing Animal Protection Party has apologized following revelations he once was a member of Germany's ultranationalist NPD party. He had initially denied the allegations.
Two Swiss hoteliers have accused WEF delegates from the Democratic Republic of Congo of not paying their bills in Davos. Kinshasa has issued neither an official comment nor a denial.
The Harvard University professor was charged with concealing his alleged ties to a program run by the Chinese government. The US has accused China of attempting to steal American scientific and technological advances.
The opposition leader has been accused of financial irregularities when she ran for president in 2011. The allegations are one part of a continent-wide corruption scandal involving construction giant Odebrecht.
The epicenter was located south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica, prompting initial fears of a tsunami, though those concerns have since passed. The tremors peaked at a strength of 7.7, the US Geological Survey recorded.
The US president's peace plan is largely aligned with Israeli interests, while the Palestinians' concerns are ignored.
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