The center-left Social Democrats narrowly beat outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right bloc.
Projections show Germany’s center-left Social Democrats locked in a very close race with outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right bloc.
The German Chancellor let out a theatrical scream after a rainbow lorikeet pecked her hand.
Biden has an ambitious to-do list for his eight-day trip, which will end with a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The World Health Organization warned intensive care units in a number of European cities could reach maximum capacity in the coming weeks.
The relief package represents a victory for the idea of a united Europe.
The Atlantic's supercut compares Donald Trump's comments on the coronavirus outbreak to those of his counterparts worldwide.
Merkel will continue her duties from home after having contact with a doctor who later tested positive for the coronavirus, a spokesperson said.
Germany will hold its next general election in fall 2021 and Merkel, who has led the country for 15 years, has said she will not run for a fifth term as chancellor.
"We must do everything humanly possible to deal with this challenge for humanity," the German chancellor urged in her New Year's message.