Category: Germany

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Jan
2021

REPORT: Violators Of Quarantine In Germany Will Be Sent To Refugee Camps And Detention CentersREPORT: Violators Of Quarantine In Germany Will Be Sent To Refugee Camps And Detention Centers

January 18, 2021 12:26 PM ET People in Germany who refuse to quarantine after exposure to Covid-19 will reportedly be held in detention centers within multiple German states. The German state of Saxony will begin building a detention center next week within a refugee camp to house those who refuse to quarantine, according to an […]

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germany-approves-law-requiring-companies-to-hire-female-executives
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Jan
2021

Germany Approves Law Requiring Companies To Hire Female ExecutivesGermany Approves Law Requiring Companies To Hire Female Executives

Germany’s federal cabinet approved an affirmative action policy Wednesday that requires large companies to hire at least one female executive. The European nation’s Justice Ministry said that the legislation would apply to companies that employ more than 2,000 people, are publicly traded and have executive boards with more than three executives, according to The Associated […]

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Dec
2020

UK Coronavirus Variant Reportedly In Germany Since NovemberUK Coronavirus Variant Reportedly In Germany Since November

December 28, 2020 8:48 PM ET The coronavirus variant first discovered in the UK may have been in Germany since November, Reuters reported Monday. Doctors discovered the strain in samples from a deceased patient, German paper Die Welt reported. The person whose samples contained the variant had medical preconditions, specialists from the Hannover Medical School […]

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health-care-workers-in-germany-sent-to-hospital-after-being-injected-with-5-times-the-amount-of-covid-19-vaccine
29

Dec
2020

Health Care Workers In Germany Sent To Hospital After Being Injected With 5 Times The Amount Of COVID-19 VaccineHealth Care Workers In Germany Sent To Hospital After Being Injected With 5 Times The Amount Of COVID-19 Vaccine

December 28, 2020 3:17 PM ET German health care workers from an elder care facility in the city of Stralsund have been hospitalized after an overdose of the coronavirus vaccine Sunday, Reuters reported. Eight health care workers received five times the dosage of the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, Vorpommern-Rugen district authorities said according […]

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report:-germany,-singapore-report-first-cases-of-new-uk-covid-19-mutation
25

Dec
2020

REPORT: Germany, Singapore Report First Cases Of New UK COVID-19 MutationREPORT: Germany, Singapore Report First Cases Of New UK COVID-19 Mutation

Germany, on Thursday, and Singapore, on Wednesday, confirmed their first cases of the new COVID-19 mutation rapidly spreading across the United Kingdom (UK).  Germany’s “first known case” was an infected individual who flew on Dec. 20 from London to Frankfurt to visit relatives, testing positive on arrival. Genetic analysis of the person’s sample at a […]

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historian-fined-for-claiming-holocaust-survivor-was-in-a-lesbian-affair
23

Dec
2020

Historian Fined For Claiming Holocaust Survivor Was In A Lesbian AffairHistorian Fined For Claiming Holocaust Survivor Was In A Lesbian Affair

University of Warwick historian Anna Hájková will have to pay a fine of €4,000 after violating an injunction in a legal battle over her claims that a Jewish Holocaust survivor engaged in a lesbian affair with a Nazi guard. A German court placed the fine, roughly equivalent to $4,892, on Hájková after she had violated […]

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archivist-turned-a-profit-on-holocaust-photos-that-were-intended-to-be-distributed-freely
23

Dec
2020

Archivist Turned A Profit On Holocaust Photos That Were Intended To Be Distributed FreelyArchivist Turned A Profit On Holocaust Photos That Were Intended To Be Distributed Freely

December 22, 2020 6:19 PM ET A former federal employee pleaded guilty to receiving unlawful payment for work he was supposed to provide the public as part of his taxpayer-funded job, according to the United States Attorney’s Office of Maryland. National Archives Records Administration. By Wangkun Jia. Shutterstock. Gerald F. Luchansky, 82, of Annapolis, Maryland […]

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report:-countries-using-shipping-containers,-churches-to-store-pandemic-victims’-bodies
19

Dec
2020

REPORT: Countries Using Shipping Containers, Churches To Store Pandemic Victims’ BodiesREPORT: Countries Using Shipping Containers, Churches To Store Pandemic Victims’ Bodies

December 18, 2020 11:49 AM ET Germany and Italy have reportedly begun using shipping containers to store coronavirus victims at hospitals and cemeteries. Both Germany and Italy have some of Europe’s highest death tolls from COVID-19, according to The Independent, which reported on the storage methods. Germany and Italy storing Covid victims in shipping containers […]

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Dec
2020

FACT CHECK: Does This Photo Show COVID-19 Vaccine Developer Ugur Sahin As A Child?FACT CHECK: Does This Photo Show COVID-19 Vaccine Developer Ugur Sahin As A Child?

An image shared on Facebook allegedly shows a picture of BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin as a child. Verdict: False The little boy in the picture has been misidentified. A spokesperson for BioNTech confirmed the photo does not show Sahin’s family. Fact Check: Sahin, an immunologist and cancer researcher, and his wife Dr. Özlem Türeci, co-founded […]

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police-launch-investigation-after-swastika-found-in-german-parliament-building
09

Dec
2020

Police Launch Investigation After Swastika Found In German Parliament BuildingPolice Launch Investigation After Swastika Found In German Parliament Building

December 08, 2020 4:34 PM ET German police have started an investigation after discovering a swastika etched into an elevator in a German parliament building Sunday, according to The Independent.  The swastika was discovered by Alexander König, staffer for a parliament member of the Green Party, in an elevator of the Jakob-Kaiser-Haus office building, The […]

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