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6 more positive COVID-19 cases at Leipzig, 9 in quarantine

German soccer club Leipzig reported six more positive coronavirus cases on Friday following its Champions League game in Belgium against Brugge. Defender Willi Orban, forwards Yussuf Poulsen and Hugo Novoa, and goalkeeping coach Frederik Gößling all tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Belgium, while defender Mohamed Simakan and a member of the backroom staff were infected despite not traveling, Leipzig said.
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RWE sells Belectric to Czech utility CEZ

German utility RWE is set to sell solar developer Belectric to Czech power utility CEZ Group. According to the German Federal Cartel Office, which is currently reviewing the transaction, CEZ will buy all shares and take full control of the German developer. “It is correct that RWE is currently selling...
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German club Rostock fined for fan attacks on police

German second-division soccer club Hansa Rostock was fined 97,300 euros ($109,000) on Wednesday after its fans attacked police and stadium security officials, and appeared to celebrate a police officer's death. The German soccer federation's disciplinary tribunal said around 150 Rostock supporters threw stones and pyrotechnics at police after leaving a...

RWE reportedly considering sale of Belectric

German utility RWE is considering the sale of solar developer Belectric, Reuters reported on Wednesday. The agency said “two people familiar with the matter” had confirmed that RWE was evaluating the sale of the company and that the process was at an advanced stage. The sale is reportedly part of...

Coronavirus: Latest Global Developments

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:. The United States (US) has immunised about 900,000 children aged five-to-11 in the first week the Pfizer vaccine is authorised for them, a White House official says. One For All ... US pharma giant Merck vows to make sure its new...

October 2021: Antisemitism in review

What: Anti-vax graffiti comparing Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination policy to Nazi death camps was smeared on a Melbourne Street. The graffiti read “Vax Macht Frei,” a play on the infamous motto “Arbeit Macht Frei,” which was on the gates of the Auschwitz and Dachau concentration camps. Click here to read more.

Tenth migrant found dead on Belarus-Polish border

An Iraqi man is the tenth migrant to have died on the Belarus-Polish border since the summer. Reports from both countries dispute on which side of the border the man was found. The Iraqi man is thought to have died on Friday, October 29, while he was attempting to cross...