The first person in Germany to test positive for the novel coronavirus was in late January 2020. The year that followed has changed Germany — and the rest of the world.
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Prominent German Jewish figures have warned of the danger of conspiracy theories and rising anti-Semitism during the Bundestag's annual Holocaust memorial service.
Since 1996, survivors of the Nazi regime and world leaders have been invited to address the German Bundestag each year on January 27 to commemorate the Holocaust. Often, they focus on contemporary issues.
Peter Gardosch was 13 when he was taken to Auschwitz. He was the only one of his family to survive the Holocaust. For years, he could not talk about it — not even to his wife.
The trial of two neo-Nazis accused of murdering a German regional governor is about to come to an end in Frankfurt. The murder of Walter Lübcke was the country's first political assassination in decades.
Tensions continue to rise as the pharma giant refuted the EU's claims vaccine talks were on hold. The European Medicines Agency will decide whether to approve the use of the vaccine on Friday.
The WHO is racing to develop a framework for documenting coronavirus vaccinations that can be used worldwide.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down economies the world over, transformed workplaces, and is now known to have infected more than 100 million people. Follow DW for the latest.
The government is working to counter widely shared rumors and pseudoscience about vaccines. However, falsehoods are spreading on social media faster than facts.
Consumer confidence slumps as the lockdown drags on, and most people surveyed were gloomy about the near future.
Interior Minister Seehofer added border closures to regions where new mutations are prevalent are also being mulled.
The economy shrank by a smaller-than-expected 5% last year, which marked the second-biggest economic plunge in the country's post-war history. Business confidence is at a six-month low in January.
Authorities say they are now in control of a cyberattack instrument mainly used by organized crime networks.
Nongovernmental organizations in France have launched a class-action lawsuit against the government for alleged systemic discrimination by police carrying out ID checks.
Indonesia's most active volcano has been spewing lava and hot ash not long after hundreds of residents had returned home after fleeing a series of eruptions.
President Tshisekedi hopes to do away with an inconvenient coalition. But his problems are far from over.
Although the IMF has forecast 5.5% global growth this year, several obstacles could stall the post-pandemic recovery. Delegates at the virtual World Economic Forum are pinning hopes on the green transition.
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