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Auf Wiedersehen: Merkel attends her swan song EU summit – probably

Auf Wiedersehen: Merkel attends her swan song EU summit – probably

European Union leaders paused their meeting in Brussels on Thursday for a farewell photograph with Angela Merkel, who is atte...
How is the EU responding to record-high energy prices?

How is the EU responding to record-high energy prices?

The European Commission published a "toolbox" of measures this week to tackle surging energy prices, which have curtailed ind...
Countries vaccinating children against COVID-19

Countries vaccinating children against COVID-19

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have asked U.S. regulators to authorize their COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in children aged ...
How Target, Home Depot, UPS, FedEx plan to ease U.S. port congestion

How Target, Home Depot, UPS, FedEx plan to ease U.S. port congestion

President Joe Biden on Wednesday pushed to ease supply chain logjams that are threatening the all-important U.S. holiday shop...

The Conversation

The Human Brain Project: five achievements of Europe’s largest neuroscience programme

The Human Brain Project: five achievements of Europe’s largest neuroscience programme

by Barbara Jacquelyn SahakianProfessor of Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Cambridge Christelle LangleyPostdoctoral...
Supply chains can easily break — here’s how they can be made more resilient to prevent shortages

Supply chains can easily break — here’s how they can be made more resilient to prevent shortages

Supply chains are essential to everyday life, bringing materials to factories, food to your plate, and fuel to your car. The l...
Don’t wear earphones all day – your ears need to breathe

Don’t wear earphones all day – your ears need to breathe

Wireless earphone sales are booming, with Apple alone selling an estimated 100 million sets of AirPods in 2020. Being untethered ...
WHO approved a malaria vaccine for children – a global health expert explains why that is a big deal

WHO approved a malaria vaccine for children – a global health expert explains why that is a big deal

The World Health Organization recommended its first malaria vaccine for children on Oct. 6, 2021 – a breakthrough hailed by the U...

Election Watch

New poll puts Zemmour in round two of French vote, behind President Macron

New poll puts Zemmour in round two of French vote, behind President Macron

The hard-right political talk-show star Eric Zemmour was forecast to reach the second round of the French presidential electi...
German parties aim to make Scholz chancellor by early December

German parties aim to make Scholz chancellor by early December

The three German parties working to form a new coalition government aim to wrap up their talks by the end of November and ele...
Libyan PM, foreign powers backs Dec. 24 national election

Libyan PM, foreign powers backs Dec. 24 national election

Libya’s prime minister and several foreign powers on Thursday endorsed the holding of a national election on Dec. 24 as envis...
Barnier talks tough on immigration in quest for France’s centre-right presidential ticket

Barnier talks tough on immigration in quest for France’s centre-right presidential ticket

Europe's former chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, now seeking the centre-right ticket in France's 2022 election, said t...

In Focus - Covid-19

China vice premier urges less cross-province travel amid latest COVID outbreak

China vice premier urges less cross-province travel amid latest COVID outbreak

BEIJING, Oct 22 (Reuters) - People should reduce travel across different provinces as China battles its latest COVID-19 outbr...
Belgium enters fourth COVID-19 infection wave as cases jump

Belgium enters fourth COVID-19 infection wave as cases jump

Belgium's daily COVID-19 cases have jumped to the highest level in almost a year, prompting health experts to say that a four...
Many Indians unlikely to be fully vaccinated by year-end despite ample COVID shots

Many Indians unlikely to be fully vaccinated by year-end despite ample COVID shots

NEW DELHI, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Tens of millions of Indian adults are unlikely to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the e...
Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shows 90.7% efficacy in trial in children

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shows 90.7% efficacy in trial in children

NEW YORK, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine showed 90.7% efficacy against the coronavirus in a clinical...

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The age of Merkel 

The age of Merkel 

In her last 12 months as Chancellor, Angela Merkel registered record approval ratings in five countries outside of Germany. A major study by Pew Research Center in October 2020 found that a median of...