US and Germany agree Nord Stream 2 pipeline deal and vow to counter Russian ‘aggression’

The United States and Germany have announced a deal to allow the completion of a controversial Russian gas pipeline to Europe without further sanctions. The agreement aims to allay fears about European dependence on Russian energy. However, critics have said the deal does not go far enough. American officials had opposed the project, which would allow Russia to export gas

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Germany flood warnings 'didn't reach locals in time' before rain hit – with more than 170 still missing in killer deluge

GERMANY flood warnings reportedly did not reach locals in time before the rain hit – with more than 170 people still missing in the killer deluge. Warning systems sent out alerts a few days before the heavy rain hit, but failed to reach many residents or officials in time, according to BBC reports. More than 180 people were killed in

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Germany flooding: Arloff counts the cost of houses wrecked and lives ruined by ‘surprise’ deluge

It was all too much for Monica Decker, who broke down as she explained what had happened in the village of Arloff. Roads in the village, around 50 miles (81km) from the Belgian border, have been turned into rivers, streets are covered in mud and outside houses and apartments, ruined possessions sit, waiting to be taken away. Monica, originally from

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Germany and Belgium floods: At least 44 dead and more than 70 missing after heavy rain

At least 44 people have died and more than 70 are missing after record rainfall triggered severe floods in western Germany and neighbouring Belgium. Forty-two of the fatalities were in Germany, with Chancellor Angela Merkel calling the situation a “catastrophe” as she expressed solidarity with those affected by the flooding. The dead including 18 in the district of Ahrweiler in

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Germany stalwart Toni Kroos retires from international football after Euros exit against England

GERMANY legend Toni Kroos has retired from international football following his country's exit from Euro 2020. The 31-year-old's announcement comes days after England's 2-0 victory against Germany at Wembley. Kroos confirmed his international retirement on Instagram this afternoon, writing: "I've played for Germany 106 times. There won't be another time. "I would have dearly wished – and I gave everything

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Portugal vs Germany betting ODDS BOOST: Get Portugal at 18/1 or Germany at 11/1 to win Euro 2020 clash on Saturday

PORTUGAL and Germany go head-to-head in Saturday's European Championship clash. And new 888 Sport customers can access TWO massive odds boosts on the action with Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal now available at 18/1 or Germany at 11/1 to win in 90 minutes. 888 SPORT – PORTUGAL 18/1 | GERMANY 11/1* How to claim.. 888 Sport special Visit the 888 Sport website using

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France and Germany are mixing their vaccines. Should Australia do the same?

Australian experts say there is no evidence mixing COVID-19 inoculations is safe and effective, as France and Germany race ahead with plans to give people two different vaccines. The two countries announced that young people who had received their first dose would get a second dose of a different vaccine, after a rare clotting syndrome was linked to AstraZeneca’s vaccine

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Germany is main target of Russian disinformation, EU says

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Germany is the top target of Russian disinformation campaigns in the European Union, a report said on Tuesday, as ties between Moscow and the West hit new lows over the poisoning and jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a joint news conference in the Kremlin in

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