The surplus is in large part explained by the high excess mortality, which officials chalk up to COVID. But statisticians say the numbers don’t add up.
European gas prices have fallen drastically due to relatively mild weather conditions since mid-December. Consumers, however, are expected to pay high rates for at least another year.
The 95-year-old Benedict, who has lived secluded in the Vatican gardens since 2013, has been physically frail, but mentally fit for a long time. It appears his health has taken a turn for the worse.
While many politicians celebrated the pronouncement, Health Minister Karl Lauterbach has refrained from commenting.
Critics of the repatriation argue that the Bronzes were bought legitimately by German collectors in the 19th century and that Nigeria was never a German colony.
Several large-scale power outages within the span of a few days have hit Austria. While officials blame the problems on technical defects, worries of a blackout caused by the volatility of the electrical grid abound.
The initiative aims at gaining new recruits to fill the ranks of Poland’s expanding army.
Politicians laud the construction as an important step towards independence from Russian gas, but the rushed construction comes at a high financial and environmental price.
The bursting of the aquarium left two people injured and more than 1,000 tropical fish dead. With investigations ongoing, some speculate that temperature differences may have caused cracks to form.
The conflict between those who are vaccinated against COVID-19 and those who are not threatens societal cohesion as a new socio-political cleavage, and the vaccinated clearly seem to be the ones deepening this rift.
For the first time in history, researchers have managed to produce a net energy gain in a fusion experiment using lasers. While commercial use would need to see a great increase in effectivity, scientists hail this as a major breakthrough.
The Greek foreign minister condemned the threats by one NATO member toward another.