Due to the strong demand for microchips, the major manufacturers in Dresden, Saxony, want to greatly expand their capacities.
As early as this summer, 12- to 15-year-olds could be vaccinated against Covid. But that is for the regulatory authorities to decide.
The conflict in Syria is still causing unimaginable suffering and misery. At an online donor conference, Germany and other states are now pledging billions more in aid.
Thirteen states are reportedly being threatened with restrictions on the issuing of visas due to a lack of cooperation in the readmission of rejected asylum seekers.
The European Union has imposed sanctions on top military officials following the coup in Myanmar.
In view of the coronavirus crisis, Germany is providing an additional 140 million euros for the fight against tuberculosis.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visited Tripoli with his counterparts from France and Italy to pledge support for the country after a decade of civil war.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken keeps up pressure on Berlin about Nord Stream 2.
The EU long reacted to the repression of the Uyghurs in China merely by making appeals. That is now over. For the first time in more than 30 years, sanctions have been imposed again.
The Federal President awarded the two scientists and entrepreneurs the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for the development of their Corona vaccine.
The conference brings together the most important players in the global energy transition. The US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and the US Secretary of Energy are taking part for the first time.