China Condemns Germany’s Hong Kong Extradition Suspension

Berlin (AP) — China has condemned Germany’s decision to suspend its extradition agreement with Hong Kong, accusing Berlin of a “serious breach of international law.” Germany’s foreign minister announced the suspension Friday following the disqualification of 12 pro-democracy candidates from legislative elections and a subsequent decision to postpone the elections. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam […]

Coronavirus Tally May Be Tip of Iceberg as Sick Go Untested

Nizana Brautmann found out her 6-year-old son had been exposed to coronavirus via a note on the locked door of his Berlin daycare center on Monday morning. It told parents to take their kids home and wait. That was the last clear information she got. The center asked parents to decide whether to quarantine their […]

A Berlin Biotech Company Got a Head Start on Coronavirus Tests

LISTEN TO ARTICLE SHARE THIS ARTICLE Shortly after New Year’s, Olfert Landt started seeing news reports of a strange disease spreading in China. The German scientist, who’s developed tests for ailments ranging from swine flu to SARS, sensed an opportunity—and a new mission. He spent the next few days quizzing virologists at Berlin’s Charité hospital […]

Tesla’s Berlin Factory Preparation Works Halted by German Court

Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here. A German court said clearing a forest near Berlin for a new Tesla Inc. factory must stop immediately. Dhaka, BangladeshMost polluted air today, in sensor range $81.​9B Renewable power investment worldwide in Q4 2019 50,​820 Million metric tons […]