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Mapping Losses for Angela Merkel’s Party in German Vote

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Mapping Losses for Angela Merkel’s Party in German Vote Mapping Losses for Angela Merkel’s Party in German Vote Germany’s mainstream conservatives, long the dominant force in the country’s politics, suffered the worst defeat in their history in the election on Sunday, faring significantly worse in every part of the country than they did in the previous election, in 2017. Angela …

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Live Updates: Parties Vie for Power After Election Shakes Up German Politics.

Live Updates: Parties Vie for Power After Election Shakes Up German Politics. Live Updates: Parties Vie for Power After Election Shakes Up German Politics. Here’s what you need to know: Video Preliminary official results showed the Social Democrats ahead in Germany’s election, with no party winning a decisive majority and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats facing a sharp drop in …

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German Election: Who Is the Green Party’s Annalena Baerbock?

German Election: Who Is the Green Party's Annalena Baerbock?

German Election: Who Is the Green Party’s Annalena Baerbock? German Election: Who Is the Green Party’s Annalena Baerbock? BOCHUM, Germany — The woman who wants to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel strode onto the stage in sneakers and a leather jacket, behind her the steel skeleton of a disused coal mining tower, before her a sea of expectant faces. The warm-up …

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Thousands Get New Vaccine Shots as German Nurse May Have Spoiled Vials

Thousands Get New Vaccine Shots as German Nurse May Have Spoiled Vials

Thousands Get New Vaccine Shots as German Nurse May Have Spoiled Vials Thousands Get New Vaccine Shots as German Nurse May Have Spoiled Vials After a nurse admitted to replacing the contents of a Covid vaccine vial with a saline solution in a small German inoculation center in April, the local authorities said on Tuesday that she might have systematically …

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After Deadly Floods, a German Village Rethinks Its Relationship to Nature

After Deadly Floods, a German Village Rethinks Its Relationship to Nature

After Deadly Floods, a German Village Rethinks Its Relationship to Nature After Deadly Floods, a German Village Rethinks Its Relationship to Nature RECH, Germany — Shortly before midnight Dominik Gieler received one last WhatsApp message from his mother. She had watched as a tsunami of river first took one, then two, then all of the houses around her own. “I …

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German Cycling Official Is Sent Home After Racial Slur on Olympics Telecast

German Cycling Official Is Sent Home After Racial Slur on Olympics Telecast

German Cycling Official Is Sent Home After Racial Slur on Olympics Telecast German Cycling Official Is Sent Home After Racial Slur on Olympics Telecast The sports director for Germany’s cycling program has been stripped of his duties and sent home one day after he repeatedly shouted a racial slur during a televised time trial at the Olympics, the country’s Olympic …

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Chip shortages force German carmakers to throttle production even as demand recovers.

Chip shortages force German carmakers to throttle production even as demand recovers. Chip shortages force German carmakers to throttle production even as demand recovers. Daily Business Briefing July 21, 2021Updated  July 21, 2021, 8:08 a.m. ET July 21, 2021, 8:08 a.m. ET A Daimler factory in Germany. The automaker has been trying to cope with chip scarcity by giving priority to …

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Neighbor Helping Neighbor, German Volunteers Lead Flood Recovery

Neighbor Helping Neighbor, German Volunteers Lead Flood Recovery

Neighbor Helping Neighbor, German Volunteers Lead Flood Recovery Neighbor Helping Neighbor, German Volunteers Lead Flood Recovery ALTENAHR, Germany — The volunteers were out in force on Sunday, with friends and neighbors of those afflicted by Germany’s catastrophic floods joined by members of the Technisches Helfswerke — the Federal Agency for Technical Relief. Established in 1950, the agency is a kind …

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‘A Special Sadness’: Floods Bring Death to a German Care Home

‘A Special Sadness’: Floods Bring Death to a German Care Home

‘A Special Sadness’: Floods Bring Death to a German Care Home ‘A Special Sadness’: Floods Bring Death to a German Care Home SINZIG, Germany — If the calamitous floods that have hit Germany have an emotional center, it is in Sinzig, a small town between the Rhine and Ahr rivers. Across Germany 143 people are dead, with hundreds more missing. …

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German Floods Raise the Bar on Extreme Weather Events

German Floods Raise the Bar on Extreme Weather Events

German Floods Raise the Bar on Extreme Weather Events German Floods Raise the Bar on Extreme Weather Events BERLIN — Days before roiling waters tore through western Germany, a European weather agency issued an “extreme” flood warning after detailed models showed storms that threatened to send rivers surging to levels that a German meteorologist said on Friday had not been …

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