German clubs allowed to start season at 20% fan capacity

Soccer Sep 16, 2020

German clubs allowed to start season at 20% fan capacity

Limited numbers of spectators can return to Germany's soccer stadiums when the new Bundesliga season kicks off this weekend after a six-week test phase was agreed to on Tuesday. Germany's politicians are allowing each stadium to be at 20 percent capacity for the Bundesliga's 18 ...

Alexei Navalny improving and police guard stepped up, report says

World Sep 10, 2020

Alexei Navalny improving and police guard stepped up, report says

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has made further progress in his recovery after what Germany said was poisoning with a Soviet-style Novichok nerve agent, and is able to speak again, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Thursday. The Kremlin critic is being treated in Berlin's Charite ...

Berlin hospital says Alexei Navalny tests 'indicate poisoning'

World Aug 25, 2020

Berlin hospital says Alexei Navalny tests 'indicate poisoning'

The Berlin hospital treating leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Monday that test results indicated he had been poisoned, although Russian doctors quickly responded that they had not found the toxin in question. The revelation prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to call for the Russian ...

Comatose Russian dissident stable upon arrival in Germany

World / Politics Aug 22, 2020

Comatose Russian dissident stable upon arrival in Germany

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, who is in a coma after a suspected poisoning, arrived in Berlin on a special flight Saturday for treatment by specialists at the German capital’s main hospital. "Navalny is in Berlin,” Jaka Bizilj, of the German organization Cinema For Peace, which ...