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Germany slams 5,000 euros on face mask violators

The Southern German State of Bavaria on Friday said arrangement had been concluded to impose fine of up to 5,000 euros (or 5,393 dollars) for violating anti-coronavirus mask rules.

COVID-19: Germany records significant drop in infection rate – Agency

Germany’s infection rate for the novel coronavirus has fallen significantly, with every patient now infecting less than one other person on average, the government’s agency for disease control and prevention said.

COVID-19 Lockdown: Germany to reopen schools from May 4 

Schools in Germany are set to reopen from May 4, beginning with pupils who are due to graduate, those who have exams in the coming year and the oldest primary school classes, an official said.

Pompeo to meet Merkel as part of Berlin Wall commemoration trip

U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, is due to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday as part of a visit that has coincided with commemorations for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Merkel wins fourth term, hard right gains foothold in parliament

Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany's general election on Sunday, but her victory was clouded by the hard-right AfD party winning...

‘Bring home the bacon,’ Merkel tells voters on eve of poll

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rival Martin Schulz rallied voters on the eve of Sunday's vote, urging Germans to shun the first hard-right party...

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