Olaf Scholz set to succeed Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel

Olaf Scholz set to succeed Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany is entering a new era of leadership after 16 years under the helm of center-right Chancellor Angela Merkel. The country will soon be run by a center-left government led by Olaf Scholz, a social democrat. Scholz will head a…

EU records highest number of new COVID-19 cases since pandemic start

EU records highest number of new COVID-19 cases since pandemic start

The European Union is seeing the highest number of new COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. Austria instituted a nationwide lockdown, while the U.S. issued a “do not travel” advisory for Germany and Denmark. CBS News foreign correspondent…

WorldView: At least 45 dead in Bulgaria bus crash

WorldView: At least 45 dead in Bulgaria bus crash

At least 45 people, including 12 children, are dead after a bus carrying mostly North Macedonian tourists crashed and caught fire on a highway in western Bulgaria. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta reports from Johannesburg on this and other…

Mass protests against Covid restrictions in European cities - BBC News

Mass protests against Covid restrictions in European cities – BBC News

The Belgian capital Brussels is the latest European city to see mass protests and unrest over tighter coronavirus restrictions. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets, some throwing fireworks and missiles at police who responded with tear gas…

President Lukashenko tells BBC “his guys” may be helping migrants breach Polish border - BBC News

President Lukashenko tells BBC “his guys” may be helping migrants breach Polish border – BBC News

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, has said that he will not stop the flow of thousands of migrants through his country as they try to enter the European Union.   In an exclusive interview with the BBC, President Lukashenko…

Parts of Europe see rise in COVID-19 infections as holiday season approaches

Parts of Europe see rise in COVID-19 infections as holiday season approaches

Parts of Europe are seeing a wave of COVID-19 infections as colder weather sets in, forcing some countries to implement new social restrictions and partial lockdowns. CBS News foreign correspondent Imtiaz Tyab reports on the current surge for CBSN. CBSN…

Water canon and tear gas used on migrants at Belarus-Poland border - BBC News

Water canon and tear gas used on migrants at Belarus-Poland border – BBC News

There have been clashes between police and migrants on the border between Belarus and Poland, with Polish security forces using water canon and tear gas to drive the migrants back. Poland has accused Belarus of trying to force migrants across…

EU imposes new sanctions on Belarus as migrant crisis escalates - BBC News

EU imposes new sanctions on Belarus as migrant crisis escalates – BBC News

The European Union is to impose more sanctions on Belarus, aimed at everyone involved in facilitating the transport of people to the country’s border with Poland. Thousands of migrants are trapped on the border in temporary camps in freezing conditions.…

Migrants who fled Middle East for Belarus now showing up in Germany

Migrants who fled Middle East for Belarus now showing up in Germany

European Union officials say Belarus has been funneling refugees from the Middle East into Europe, which they see as retaliation for sanctions punishing Belarus’ president after a contested election. CBS News’ Anna Noryskiewicz reports from Berlin. CBSN is CBS News’…

Warnings that Belarus migrant crisis risks military conflict - BBC News

Warnings that Belarus migrant crisis risks military conflict – BBC News

Countries bordering Belarus are warning that the migrant crisis on its border could escalate into a military confrontation. Thousands of migrants are stranded on the border between Belarus and Poland in freezing conditions. Western countries at the United Nations have…