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For millions of young Germans, Chancellor Angela Merkel is the only leader they have known, a beacon of stability in a world plagued by uncertainties.
Australia's leader said he is being given the cold shoulder by French President Emmanuel Macron after the controversial scrapping of a submarine deal, but vowed to be "patient" in repairing frayed relations.
In power for so long that a whole generation of Germans grew up knowing only her as chancellor, Angela Merkel is due to bow out of politics following Sunday's elections.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in an 83.4 per cent decrease in inbound tourist arrivals to the country in 2020 from the previous year, said the Department of...
Armin Laschet, the candidate from Angela Merkel's party to succeed her as chancellor, may have had a dismal election campaign marred by gaffes, but he also has a knack for snatching victory from the jaws of defeat, which could still see him triumph in Sunday's polls.
KOTA KINABALU, Sept 23 — Erratic supply of vaccines and low registration of senior citizens on MySejahtera were among the reasons Sabah has been lagging behind other states in terms of the...
Nearly half of all survivor entries this week are on one team. Are we about to witness the first bloodbath of the season?
Angela Merkel's exit from the stage is sparking fears of a hole at the heart of the European Union during challenging times -- but there are also hopes for a wind of change.
Dressed in a rainbow-coloured unicorn costume, Kathrin Henneberger once camped on a beech tree, trying to save a forest from destruction. Come Monday, she hopes to be one of Germany's newly elected MPs.
She was called "the leader of the free world" as authoritarian populists were on the march in Europe and the United States, but Angela Merkel is wrapping up a historic 16 years in power with an uncertain legacy at home and abroad.
Germany goes to the polls on Sunday in an election that will see Angela Merkel step down after 16 years in power, sparking a knife-edge race to lead Europe's biggest economy.
GEORGE TOWN, Sept 23 — The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will introduce mandatory Covid-19 testing of workers at construction sites at least once every two weeks from October. MBPP Mayor Datuk...
With a personal push, President Joe Biden pressed fellow Democrats to hasten work on his big “build back better” agenda, telling them to come up with a final framework and their best topline budget figure as the party labors to bridge its divisions in Congress ahead of crucial voting deadlines. With Republicans solidly opposed, Democratic leaders are counting on the president to galvanize consensus between progressives and centrists in their party. Biden first conferred with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, then held separate sessions with moderate and progressive senators and representatives.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the country's largest lender, accused Apple Inc on Thursday of uncompetitive behaviour over control of payments on its phones, which have grown to about a third of all consumer payments. The remarks come after the competition regulator told the Australian Financial Review newspaper this month that it was reviewing whether Apple's iPhone architecture breached competition laws. Matt Comyn, chief executive at the Sydney-based bank, urged lawmakers to boost scrutiny of technology giants, saying payments through digital wallets developed by Apple and Alphabet's Google formed about 45% of all consumer payments.
KOTA KINABALU, Sept 23 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor said authorities have no intention of offering Malaysian citizenship to encourage the state’s undocumented migrants to come...
The judge in Washingon, D.C, criticized Facebook for failing to hand over information to investigators seeking to prosecute the country for international crimes against the Muslim minority Rohingya, the outlet said. Facebook had refused to release the data, saying it would violate a U.S. law that bars electronic communication services from disclosing users' communications. But the judge said the posts, which were deleted, would not be covered under the law, according to the Wall Street Journal.
“All the people around me and all the money and the sponsors, they won’t let me get away from fighting,” Diaz said.
Since erupting on Sunday, lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano has destroyed at least 150 houses and forced thousands of people to flee, mostly in Los Llanos de Aridane and nearby El Paso.Less than 3 miles to the south, in Todoque, forked tongues of black lava advanced slowly westward, incinerating everything in their path, including houses, schools and the banana plantations that produce the island's biggest export.Emergency services tried to redirect the lava towards a gorge in an effort to minimize damage but had little success.Members of Spain's Military Emergency Unit (UME) forces measured gas levels of lava after Sunday's volcanic eruption in La Palma island. Vulcanologists said that levels of toxic gases emitted by the Cumbre Vieja volcano are not dangerous for humans.
"Our access to gold has been kidnapped and blocked in the Central Bank of Venezuela's international reserves in London. Billions of dollars have been seized and blocked in bank accounts in the U.S, Europe and beyond. Venezuelan oil and mining companies aren't allowed to trade their products and open bank accounts in the world to pay, to collect and to make commercial transactions in a free manner as provided by international law," Maduro said."We ratify our request, our demand to the United States and the European Union governments lift all the criminal sanctions against Venezuelan economy." he added.Maduro's interjection was recorded in Caracas.