Disasters / Accidents

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 513 to 175,210: RKI

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 513 to 175,210: RKI

Published 19/05/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany rose by 513 to 175,210, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious [more…]

Overloaded ventilator fire kills five coronavirus patients in Russia: media

Overloaded ventilator fire kills five coronavirus patients in Russia: media

Published 12/05/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A fire apparently started by an overloaded ventilator killed five novel coronavirus patients in an intensive care unit in a Russian hospital [more…]

Tesla’s Musk says ready for arrest as he reopens California plant against local order

Tesla’s Musk says ready for arrest as he reopens California plant against local order

Published 12/05/2020

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk on Monday said production was resuming at the automaker’s sole U.S. vehicle factory, in California, defying [more…]

U.S. coronavirus outbreak soon to be deadlier than any flu since 1967 as deaths top 60,000

U.S. coronavirus outbreak soon to be deadlier than any flu since 1967 as deaths top 60,000

Published 29/04/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus topped 60,000 on Wednesday and the outbreak will soon be deadlier than any flu season since 1967, [more…]

Germany should only carefully lift virus restrictions: minister

Germany should only carefully lift virus restrictions: minister

Published 27/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s economy minister urged the country’s 16 federal states on Monday to go slowly in lifting coronavirus restrictions to avoid the outbreak [more…]

German airline Condor to receive loans worth 550 million euros: government

German airline Condor to receive loans worth 550 million euros: government

Published 27/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government and the federal state of Hesse have agreed to provide Condor with loans worth 550 million euros ($596.31 million), [more…]

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 1,785 to 143,457: RKI

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 1,785 to 143,457: RKI

Published 21/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rose by 1,785 to 143,457, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Tuesday, [more…]

U.S. senators propose $500 billion rescue for state, local governments

U.S. senators propose $500 billion rescue for state, local governments

Published 20/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate Republican and a Democrat proposed a $500 billion rescue package for state and municipal governments on Monday, as it [more…]

ADB triples rescue package to $20 billion for developing members to fight coronavirus

ADB triples rescue package to $20 billion for developing members to fight coronavirus

Published 13/04/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Asian Development Bank [ADB.UL] announced on Monday it was tripling the size of its rescue package to $20 billion to help [more…]

Merkel aide: Chancellor’s plans not to run for fifth term haven’t changed

Merkel aide: Chancellor’s plans not to run for fifth term haven’t changed

Published 06/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel’s chief of staff told German broadcasters RTL/n-tv on Monday that he did not think the chancellor’s plans not to run [more…]