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    German minister commits suicide over ‘virus crisis worries’

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main, Germany | Updated at 12:04am on March 30, 2020

    Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming ‘deeply worried’ over how to cope with the economic fallout...

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    160,000 Germans repatriated during virus pandemic

    Agence-France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 09:44pm on March 29, 2020

    Germany has repatriated more than 160,000 of its nationals from abroad as borders close due to the coronavirus pandemic, foreign minister Heiko Maas said Saturday....

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    BGMEA urges Germany to encourage its buyers to receive shipment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on March 23, 2020

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has requested the German government to take initiative so that its buyers would receive shipment of ready garments...

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    Merkel quarantined

    Agence-France-Presse . Germany | Updated at 09:42pm on March 23, 2020

    Chancellor Angela Merkel was on Sunday in quarantine after meeting a doctor who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, as Germany further tightens rules on...

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    Bangladeshi businessman, wife stuck in Germany

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:33am on March 21, 2020

    A Bangladeshi businessman and his wife who went to Germany two weeks ago were passing days amid uncertainty as they had got struck there following...

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    Germany players donate 2.5m euros to fight virus

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:40pm on March 19, 2020

    German national team footballers said Wednesday they would donate 2.5 million Euros ($2.7 million) to help fight the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. ‘We...

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    Travellers stranded for days as Polish-German border shuts

    Agence France-Presse . Briesen, Germany | Updated at 11:01pm on March 19, 2020

    With blank stares or catching a few winks of sleep curled up on uncomfortable chairs, dozens of people have been stranded for four days on...

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    Germany says virus vaccine research not for sale

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 09:43pm on March 16, 2020

    Germany’s foreign minister said on Monday the rights to coronavirus vaccine research were not for sale, following reports which said that Donald Trump wanted the...

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    US, Germany battle for virus vaccine supremacy

    Agency-France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:58pm on March 15, 2020

    The United States and Germany are vying to produce an exclusive vaccine against the coronavirus which is being developed in a German laboratory, Die Welt...

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    Turkey to hold migrant summit remotely with France, Germany

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:17pm on March 14, 2020

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan will discuss the latest migration crisis with his French and German counterparts remotely because of the coronavirus, Turkish state media...