Helge Braun, the head of Angela Merkel’s Chancellery, warns in an interview of a possible exponential rise in the number of coronavirus cases. He warns of the risk of long-term economic damage if Germany can’t keep the number of cases under control.
How is it possible that 2,750 tons of highly explosive ammonium nitrate was stored in the heart of Beirut for several years? DER SPIEGEL recounts the missteps, corruption and incompetence that led to the August blast.
German relations with Russia have soured following the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and the brazen assassination of a Chechen asylum-seeker in Berlin. At times, Moscow has been baffled by Germany’s stances.
Last year, IG Horowitz found no evidence of bias in the FBI probe of the Trump campaign. However, it has turned out that over a dozen phones belonging to Special Counsel Mueller’s team had been wiped before being handed to the IG office. Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel says that the case should be urgently…
Around 400 ships have been temporarily mothballed around the world as a result of the coronavirus. Many companies are resuming limited operations, but it will be years before the industry returns to anything resembling normality.
Despite Donald Trump’s defeat, the United States still appears to be in a state of moral decay. A DER SPIEGEL correspondent reflects on his five years in America.
Even though major US television networks and media outlets have projected Democratic nominee Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential race, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that he “won the election” by obtaining “71,000,000 legal votes”.