Merkel explains why she doesn't wear a mask in public

Chancellor Angela Merkel said she has never been seen with a mask because although she wears one for buying groceries she is keeping her shopping destination secret. Merkel made the deadpan joke during a news conference on Monday …

Erdogan and Merkel discuss Libya and pandemic

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a video conference call, Turkey's Communications Directorate said. In the call, Erdogan and Merkel discussed regional issues, focusing on the …

Vegetarians are more introverted than meat eaters

The less animal products someone consumes, the lower his body mass index on average and the less he tends to be extroverted. This is the result of a large-scale study by scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain …

Berlin: Europe needs 'healthcare NATO'

A kind of 'healthcare NATO' would make the EU better prepared for pandemics and would prevent the 27-member bloc from losing out amid the global competition between the U.S. and China, German Health Minister Jens Spahn said. The …

Germany: Doubt if now is right time to change G7 format

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday he was not sure whether now was the right time to shake up the format of the Group of Seven after U.S. President Donald Trump said it was a “very outdated group of countries” in its …