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 […]

Corona pandemic: increased search for mutations

The particularly contagious mutations of the coronavirus are spreading further: the British variant has now been detected in 50 countries. Only a few samples are still being examined in more detail; the EU wants to change that. The EU states want to expand the search for mutations of the corona virus. This was announced by […]

Search for Corona origin: WHO experts arrived in Wuhan

The Chinese leadership had long been blocked. But now experts from the World Health Organization have landed in Wuhan. You want to find out how the coronavirus spread. By Steffen Wurzel, ARD-Studio Shanghai The World Health Organization (WHO) team of experts arrived in Wuhan early this morning with a line machine from Singapore. The team […]

Lack of economic support: the last nail in the coffin for Trump’s business?

It is getting lonely around Trump – also in the economy. Even his former house bank, Deutsche Bank, has turned his back on him. And so it will be difficult for him as a businessman to get back on his feet. By Peter Mücke, ARD-Studio New York Perhaps the hardest shot for passionate golfer Donald […]

US studies: Europe travelers allegedly brought virus to New York

New York has been particularly hard hit by the corona pandemic: More than 6,200 of the 14,800 deaths reported so far in the US were there. Now US studies say travelers from Europe brought the virus to New York. According to studies, the coronavirus brought mainly travelers from Europe and not from Asia to the […]

‘Dutch criminals increasingly launder money in African countries’ | NOW

Dutch criminals are increasingly laundering illegally earned money in African countries such as Uganda and Kenya. For example, they buy diamonds and gold with cash, and then export and sell the raw materials. This is what departing director Bert Langerak of the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) tells in an interview with the AD. […]

Covid-19 pandemic: Brazil’s listless fight against Corona

Almost all manufacturers of corona vaccines have tested its effectiveness in Brazil. But the government failed to secure marketable vaccines. President Bolsonaro shows no interest in strategy. By Peter Sonnenberg, SWR Julio Barbosa is sure he wasn’t given a placebo. He is a test subject for BioNTech and Pfizer and has heard that the effectiveness […]

Childcare has enough capacity for emergency shelter during lockdown | NOW

The childcare has sufficient capacity to receive vulnerable children and children of parents with crucial professions, says the branch association Social Childcare (BMK) on Saturday about the emergency care for children during the lockdown. The occupancy is on average less than 50 percent of what it normally is, according to a BMK poll among a […]