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ARCHIV - Deutsche Polizeibeamte blockieren den Grenzübergang Moldau/ Neurehefeld im Erzgebirge mit einem Einsatzfahrzeug, nachdem die Einreise-Kontrollen aufgrund der Coronavirus-Situation verschärft worden waren. Deutschland gerät wegen der verschärften Einreiseregeln für Tschechien, die Slowakei und Tirol immer stärker unter Druck. Foto: Ondøej Hájek/CTK/dpa
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Germany extends pandemic border restrictions

Border restrictions banning the vast majority of people from entering from the Czech Republic and the Austrian state of Tyrol are to now remain in place until March 3.
Even on the Internet, you need a password to protect against misuse. Like a lock, it protects against access by strangers. A password on the Internet should be as secure as a lock.
Even on the Internet, you need a passwor... […]

Commission: Data protection in Britain equal to that of EU

The European Union is aiming at keeping the flow of personal data from Great Britain to the member states. Nonetheless, the member states' representatives have to agree on this decision beforehand.
15.02.2021, Bavaria, Kiefersfelden: Federal police officers check the documents of car drivers coming from Austria on the A93 freeway near Kiefersfelden in the direction of Germany. Germany's tightened entry rules at the border with the Austrian state of Tyrol to protect against dangerous variants of the coronavirus went into effect Sunday night. Photo: Matthias Balk/dpa +++ dpa-photo-radio +++
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German entry bans cause ripple effects in Europe as hauliers tested

Germany introduces Covid-19 border entry restrictions, which have several consequences for the neighbouring countries and the European Union.
European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell attends a press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) after their meeting. The European Union's highest-ranking diplomat Josep Borrell has repeated the bloc's call for Russia to release anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny.
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EU still smarting over expulsion of diplomats seen at Navalny demo

The tension grows between Russia and the European Union as Russia expells three EU diplomats - from Germany, Poland and Sweden - for their alleged participation in rallies supporting jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
FILED - A health worker holds a Biontech and Pfizer coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine vial during a vaccination campaign. Photo: Sven Hoppe/dpa/dpa-tmn
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German firms pledge vaccine boosts as Merkel holds emergency talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has discussed the improvements to the country's and the European Union's Covid-19 vaccination programme with the premiers of the 16 federal states in a so called "vaccine summit".
Eine Spritze mit Impfstoff gegen das Corona-Virus SARS-CoV-2 liegt im Corona-Impfzentrum Hamburg in einer Edelstahl-Nierenschale. Foto: Markus Scholz/dpa
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Why might the EU might ban vaccine exports – and how would it work?

The European Commission is proposing a new tool that could stop the export of Covid-19 vaccines that were contractually promised to the European Union, as a row with producers over lacklustre deliveries heats up.