Tag: Germany

Businesses by nature are problem solvers — industry leaders hold the best climate crisis solutions: Nancy F. Koehn

Nancy F. Koehn teaches business administration and leadership at Harvard Business School. Speaking to Srijana Mitra Das, she discusses why business leaders are central to...

Explosion at German chemical complex declared extreme threat

An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies has shaken the German city of Leverkusen, sending a large black cloud rising into the air...

Survivors recall escape, ponder future after Europe’s floods

Paul and Madeline Brasseur were at home with their two sons in the Belgian town of Pepinster when the water “came all of a sudden”...

‘No one is safe’: Extreme weather batters the wealthy world

Some of Europe’s richest countries lay in disarray this weekend as raging rivers burst through their banks in Germany and Belgium, submerging towns, slamming parked...

Huge floods leave at least 108 dead in Europe

The death toll from devastating floods in Europe soared to at least 108 on Friday, most in western Germany where emergency responders were frantically searching...

Women’s Cricket: Time to step out of their brothers’ shadow?

Which came first: the chicken or the egg? This old-as-an-omelette question is perfectly suited to prise open a long-lingering modern problem: of the gender pay...

Germany welcomes U.S. call for a 15% global minimum tax rate

German Finance Minister and Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks to the media upon his arrival for an informal meeting of the Eurogroup on May 21, 2021....

Germany’s federal election may be the Georgia Senate race of the autumn

When the U.S. Senate surprisingly fell into Democratic hands after the Georgia runoff race, the financial market impact was monumental. The move was most obviously...

EU mulls vaccination passports to resurrect tourism after COVID-19

European Union leaders will agree on Thursday to work on certificates of vaccination for EU citizens who have had an anti-COVID shot, with southern EU...

Virus surges anew in central Europe in face of new Covid variants

Authorities in central Europe warned on Friday that they are seeing a surge in coronavirus cases across their region amid the discovery of new variants....

German economy shrinks 5% on virus hit in 2020: official data

The German economy, Europe’s largest, shrank by 5% in the pandemic year 2020, ending a decade of growth as lockdowns wiped out much business and...

Angela Merkel’s party chooses new leader ahead of German election

BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s center-right party is choosing a new leader this weekend, a decision that will help shape German voters’ choice of a successor...

WHO experts to wade into tricky territory in hunt for coronavirus’ origins

Beijing: A year after the outbreak started, WHO experts are due in China for a highly politicised visit to explore the origins of the coronavirus,...

Brexit: Does Brexit free Europe to seek closer union?

Brussels: British politicians often speak of Brexit as an opportunity to escape Brussels‘ shackles, but does the departure also free Europe to go its own...

who: WHO Wuhan probe not looking for Covid ‘guilty’ parties

Geneva: The World Health Organization‘s international mission to China to investigate the origins of Covid-19 will explore all avenues and is not looking to find...

WHO to sift Chinese samples, data in hunt for virus origins

FALKENSEE, GERMANY: A German scientist who is part of a small team of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to investigate the origins of...

Germany imposes strict Christmas quarantine to stop COVID-19 scaling

The European country will close schools and shops from this Wednesday until January 10, 2021 after registering more than 20 thousand infections this Sunday. Grow...

Coronavirus second wave douses hopes of German economic recovery

BERLIN: Germany is expected to unveil a strong rebound in GDP for the third quarter on Friday, but relief could be short-lived as the country...

Deutsche Bank posts a surprise bounce back to profit with 3rd-quarter earnings, driven by 47% jump in debt-trading

REUTERS/Luke MacGregor Deutsche Bank beat expectations with its third-quarter earnings with a surprise return to profit, and posted a 47% jump in trading fixed-income...

This year’s Nobel Prize in economics celebrates an idea that has failed India

By Mihir Sharma Economists like to think of themselves as mathematicians — or, if feeling momentarily humbler, as physicists. This year’s winners of the Nobel...

Lesson not learned: Europe unprepared as second virus wave hits

ROME: Europe‘s second wave of coronavirus infections has struck well before flu season even started, with intensive care wards filling up again and bars shutting...

Former Wirecard CEO Markus Braun was arrested for a 2nd time in relation to the company’s $2 billion accounting scandal

Reuters Wirecard’s former chief executive Markus Braun has been rearrested in Munich as German prosecutors dug deeper into allegations of fraud at the fintech...

India elected non-permanent member of UN Security Council | India News

UNITED NATIONS: India was elected as non-permanent member of the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term on Wednesday, winning 184 votes in the...

Germany launches coronavirus app as EU eyes travel revival

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one...

Explainer: Europe steps up tech battle vs. coronavirus with German app

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany on Tuesday becomes the latest European country to launch a smartphone app that seeks to break the chain of coronavirus infection...