While Germany has one of the highest numbers of confirmed cases, its death rate is relatively lower than other countries.
Some world leaders had to self-isolate due to proximity to the virus or even testing positive, but all of them are carefully monitored by medical professionals and maintained regular appearances both remotely and publicly.
The financially well-off members such as Germany and the Netherlands are hesitating to help Italy, Spain and France, where thousands have been killed by Covid-19.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was tested multiple times for coronavirus after contact with a coronavirus-infected doctor, all results coming back negative.
While both sides have traded barbs on the refugee situation, they are working towards finding common ground to diffuse tensions on the Greek border.
Merkel's statement left the parliamentary meeting startled and silent, according to a report by German newspaper Bild.
There can be no military solution to the conflict, Chancellor Angela Merkel tells militia chief Khalifa Haftar during talks in Berlin.
"We will come together in Istanbul next Tuesday" with German Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron, Turkey's President Erdogan says, adding British PM Johnson could join as well.
Doctors and immunology experts recommend refraining from handshakes and kisses to avoid becoming infected with covid-19, which has wreaked havoc on the world. How then should we greet each other?
"The approach of not intervening against migrants wishing to leave Turkey remains in practice but this (new) approach covers sea crossings because of the dangers," Turkish coastguard tweeted.
Turkey's President Erdogan says he will meet leaders of Russia, Germany, and France on March 5 to discuss situation in flashpoint Idlib province, where regime onslaught has displaced nearly a million Syrians.
Turkey's President Erdogan talks about establishing a "safe zone" to provide shelter and support to civilians fleeing facing harsh winter conditions in Idlib, adding that Turkish organisations were already building structures in the area.
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