‘It Is Racism:’ Merkel Condemns ‘Terrible’ Killing of George Floyd in the U.S.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday condemned the killing of George Floyd in the United States as “terrible”. “It is racism”, she said. Merkel said she hoped American society would not become more divided, and expressed her belief in the democratic power of the US to deal with the situation. Floyd, a handcuffed black man, … Read more ‘It Is Racism:’ Merkel Condemns ‘Terrible’ Killing of George Floyd in the U.S.

Merkel to Broker Second Stimulus Deal

Jun.02 — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is looking to broker a compromise on a second German stimulus package. She’ll host officials from the ruling coalition of her party, the CDU and the Social Democrats as well as junior partners later today in Berlin. The deal is said to be in the region between 50 billion-euros … Read more Merkel to Broker Second Stimulus Deal

Vestager: EU Crisis Fund Is a ‘Good Step’

May.19 — EU Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager discusses the crisis fund backed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to help the EU overcome the coronavirus pandemic and the involvement of the other EU members. She speaks exclusively on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

Merkel, Macron Offer Deal to Shield EU From Virus Fallout

May.19 — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have offered a breakthrough deal to shield the EU from the virus fallout. The German and French plan will need the backing of the 27 members of the European Union. Bloomberg’s Maria Tadeo reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.”

Covid-19: Macron and Merkel propose €500 billion recovery fund as ‘major step forward’

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 18 presented a joint action plan to face the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe. They proposed a €500 billion recovery fund, and also said they were proposing to authorise the European Commission to borrow money on financial markets in the European Union’s name, while at … Read more Covid-19: Macron and Merkel propose €500 billion recovery fund as ‘major step forward’

Covid-19: ‘€500 billion will be earmarked’, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 18 presented a joint action plan to face the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe. ‘The EU must show cohesion, we have to quickly overcome this. This is why we want to have a fund, which of course will be limited in time, but €500 billion … Read more Covid-19: ‘€500 billion will be earmarked’, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said

Covid-19: ‘Our wish is to provide Europe with concrete skills in the field of health’, Macron said

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 18 presented a joint action plan to face the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe. ‘In terms of health, our wish is to provide Europe with concrete skills in the field of health, joint stocking of masks, tests, purchasing capacity and joint production for treatments, vaccines, … Read more Covid-19: ‘Our wish is to provide Europe with concrete skills in the field of health’, Macron said

U.S. Likely to Get Sanofi’s Covid-19 Vaccine First If It Succeeds

Americans will likely get Sanofi’s Covid-19 vaccine before the rest of the world if the French pharmaceutical giant can successfully deliver one. That’s because the U.S. was first in line to fund Sanofi’s vaccine research, Chief Executive Officer Paul Hudson said in an interview with Bloomberg News. He warned that Europe risks falling behind unless … Read more U.S. Likely to Get Sanofi’s Covid-19 Vaccine First If It Succeeds

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Friday 24 April | ABC News

There is a mix of hope and despair in the coronavirus wrap today. Europe’s first human trial of a potential vaccine is underway in the UK while the jobless rate continues to climb in the United States. Globally, cases have passed 2.7 million, 190,000 people have died, 740,000 have recovered. In this update: 0:22 Tasmania … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Friday 24 April | ABC News

Germany’s Merkel says committed to help EU countries

The German chancellor worries the fight against the virus is still in the early stages. Even as the nation partially re-opens, Angela Merkel warns life will likely not return to normal for a long time. She also committed to supporting other European Union nations and urged for funds to be quickly deployed to help with … Read more Germany’s Merkel says committed to help EU countries

Germany eases virus restrictions as small businesses open

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged people to stay disciplined as some shops reopen for the first time since coronavirus curbs were imposed in late March. The leader of Europe’s largest economy says a full shutdown will be inevitable if the number of infections rises again. Al Jazeera’s Dominic Kane reports from Berlin. – Subscribe … Read more Germany eases virus restrictions as small businesses open

Merkel sets out clear explanation of how coronavirus transmission works

The German chancellor, Angela Merkel. has been praised for her explanation of how the coronavirus spreads and why deciding when to lift a lockdown is such a complex issue.  Merkel, who has a doctorate in quantum chemistry, said that physical distancing measures had brought a ‘fragile intermediate success’ and helped ‘flatten the curve’, but added … Read more Merkel sets out clear explanation of how coronavirus transmission works

Germany will start to ease lockdown, says Angela Merkel | coronavirus

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that some shops will open next week, with the first schools set to resume on 4 May. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) She said German hospitals were not overburdened by the virus. But she strongly recommended that the German public wear face masks on public transport and inside shops. ———————– Follow … Read more Germany will start to ease lockdown, says Angela Merkel | coronavirus

German chancellor calls for European solidarity

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union is facing its biggest test since its founding. She called for the bloc to unite and use the European Stability Mechanism to help member states badly affected by the crisis. #coronavirus Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our … Read more German chancellor calls for European solidarity

Merkel’s initial COVID-19 test negative

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s initial coronavirus test came back negative, but she will undergo further tests. Merkel is currently in self-isolation after coming into contact with a doctor who was later found to be infected with the virus. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP … Read more Merkel’s initial COVID-19 test negative