Corona pandemic in Uruguay: “Inequality is becoming visible again”

For the first time in 15 years there are soup kitchens in Uruguay. In the Corona crisis, many residents are dependent on food donations. However, support does not come from the state, but from neighbors. Peter Sonnenberg and Verena von Sch√∂nfeldt, SWR When Jaqueline Recalde leaves home, she still doesn’t know how many food donations […]

Navalny arrest: Sharp criticism of Russia

The EU and the US have clearly condemned the arrest of the Kremlin critic. They demand an immediate release of the opponent of the regime. Navalny was taken into custody immediately after his return to Moscow. After Alexei Navalny, who had returned to Moscow, was arrested, the pressure on Russia increased. Politicians from the EU, […]

Corona pandemic: The federal and state governments are apparently checking curfew

On Tuesday, the federal and state governments will join forces again to discuss tightening the corona measures. The conversation is apparently a stricter mask requirement – as well as a night curfew. Many people have been restricting their lives for months – however, a resounding success in the fight against the coronavirus has not yet […]

Obituary for Phil Spector: The musical genius with the demons

John Lennon called him the greatest producer of all time – and he was in jail for murder. Phil Spector shaped the sound of a generation. But he couldn’t escape his dark side. By Marcus Schuler, ARD Studio Los Angeles Journalist Mick Brown was one of the last people who was still free to interview […]

Luxembourg frustration in Saarland: Corona has its limit

Only the Moselle lies between lockdown and easing: in Perl in the Saarland, many look with displeasure over to the banks of Luxembourg. Because while the Germans restrict themselves, the neighbors go shopping. By Emil Mura, SR “Europe is growing together here” – this is the motto of the 8,500-inhabitant community of Perl in the […]

Corona pandemic: Maas wants relaxations for vaccinated people

So far, the federal government’s position has been not to consider any special treatment for people with corona vaccination. As the first minister, the head of the Foreign Office, Maas, deviates from this: Vaccinated persons should be allowed to go to restaurants or cinemas earlier than others. As the first federal minister, Heiko Maas has […]

Corona pandemic: one million vaccinations reached

In Germany, more than a million people have been vaccinated against Corona. This is evident from the RKI figures. In terms of vaccination rates, the northeast is ahead. Even if only a small amount of vaccine is available so far, the number of Germans vaccinated is steadily increasing. Over a million people have now been […]

US gun lobby: New York wants to dissolve NRA

New York Attorney General James has filed a lawsuit against the powerful gun lobby NRA – with the aim of disbanding the group. Officials had embezzled funds for years. By Antje Passenheim, ARD-Studio New York The press conference was big and announced mysteriously: It was about an important national matter, promised Attorney General Letitia James. […]

Corona pandemic: Indonesia vaccinates the younger ones first

Indonesia plans to vaccinate two thirds of its 270 million residents over the next 15 months. Unlike in the rest of the world, however, the younger ones between the ages of 18 and 59 should be vaccinated first. By Lena Bodewein, ARD Studio Singapore With a smile, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo rolls up his sleeve […]

CDU leader Kramp-Karrenbauer: The powerless

With the election of the new party leader on Saturday, Kramp-Karrenbauer’s hapless time at the top of the CDU ends. The Saarland woman managed to pacify the party – but she was never able to fulfill the wish for a strong leadership. By Kirsten Girschick, ARD capital studio When Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer took up the office […]