Tags : Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel, Macron Meet As Germany Takes On High-Stakes EU Presidency

Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for talks on Monday, June 29, 2020, just days before Germany takes on the rotating presidency of the European Union with an economy mired in the worst crisis since World War II. Berlin’s chairing of the 27-member bloc will be its last with Merkel in charge, and […]

Coronavirus: Up To 70% Of Germany Could Become Infected Says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that up to 70% of the country’s population, some 58 million people could contract coronavirus. Merkel made the stark prediction at a news conference on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 alongside Health Minister Jens Spahn. She added that since there is no known cure, the focus would fall on slowing […]

Germany Reports First Two Coronavirus Deaths

Germany has confirmed the first two death from the novel coronavirus in the western German city of Essen and virus hotspot Heinsberg. Officials told AFP on Monday that an 89-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with the virus on March 3 died despite medical measures to support her breathing and circulation. “I regret this death […]