“Given the high number of infections, we assume that the restrictions which are in place before Christmas will continue to be valid until the start of January, certainly for most parts of Germany,” Merkel told parliament.
Merkel agreed with leaders of Germany’s 16 federal states late on Wednesday to extend and tighten the coronavirus lockdown until Dec. 20, but ease rules over the Christmas holidays to let families and friends celebrate together.
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Second phase of vaccination drive for Emirati elders begins
The first phase of the vaccination campaign was launched in Ajman on Jan.10 from the Senior Emiratis’ Centre of the Ministry of Community Development
Emirati authors grab the spotlight at Dubai litfest
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Sultan reviews progress work of various projects
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Musk's German Charm Offensive
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NEW BMW HAS CLASSIC GRILLE BUT FOR SENSORS, NOT AIRFLOW
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EUROPE TESTS GATEWAY FOR TRACING APPS TO WORK ACROSS BORDERS
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BATTLING OVER THE KIDS!
IT'S SHOWDOWN TIME!
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In the 20th century, far more people were murdered by genocidal governments than by armed criminals.
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