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World Jul 16Rescuers race to prevent more death from European floods
At least 110 people have died in devastating floods across parts of western Germany and Belgium, officials said Friday, as search and rescue operations continued for hundreds more still unaccounted for or in danger.
Politics Jul 15WATCH: Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold joint press conference
Merkel, who had a famously difficult relationship with former President Donald Trump, showed her ease and familiarity with Biden, who has long been a fixture in international politics, repeatedly referring to him as "Dear Joe.”…
Politics Jul 15WATCH: Biden hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Oval Office
The valedictory visit by Merkel is shadowed by plenty of pressing issues in the U.S.-Germany relationship--including differences over a Russian gas pipeline and outlook on the rise of China as a global power.
World Jul 15WHO chief says it was ‘premature’ to rule out COVID lab leak
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said getting access to raw data had been a challenge for the international team that traveled to China earlier this year to investigate the source of COVID-19.
World Jul 15More than 60 dead, dozens missing in heavy Europe floods
Storms across parts of western Europe caused rivers and reservoirs to burst their banks, resulting in several flash floods overnight as rain-soaked soil failed to absorb any more water.
World Jul 12Germany to base COVID-19 restrictions on more than case numbers
German officials say authorities need a "broader focus" beyond the country's infection rate to fully gauge the impact the pandemic is having on the health system and the kind of measures that should be taken.
Politics Jun 02European diplomats sees progress in latest rounds of Iran nuclear talks
Delegations from Russia, China, Germany, France, Britain, Iran and the U.S. have been holding talks in Vienna aimed at making Tehran comply with a 2015 deal curbing its atomic ambitions and also bringing the U.S. back into the accord.
World May 31Nations begin 3 weeks of grueling climate talks online
The talks will involve grappling with a number of thorny climate and political issues, without the benefit of face-to-face meetings, due to pandemic restrictions.
World May 04German officials say far-right crime rising as police arrest alleged neo-Nazi
Berlin police arrested a 53-year-old German man on suspicion of sending dozens of threatening letters to politicians, lawyers and journalists that were signed with the acronym of a neo-Nazi group.
World Apr 20U.K. toughens its carbon target before Biden climate summit
The U.K. government has pledged to reduce carbon emissions by 2035. The more ambitious climate target was announced ahead of a virtual climate summit U.S. President Joe Biden plans to host on Thursday.