Swiss Retail Sales Likely To Drop In 2022 – Credit Suisse

Zurich – Swiss retail sales are set to drop 4.1% this year after pent – up demand during pandemic – hit 2021 dissipates and shoppers return to normal patterns of spending, Credit Suisse analysts said on Wednesday. The amount spent on food, which benefit from a closure of restaurants last year and limited competition from … More Swiss Retail Sales Likely To Drop In 2022 – Credit Suisse

Germany To Limit Private Gatherings To 10 People – Draft Document

PARIS, France – Germany plans to limit private gatherings from Dec.28 to a maximum of 10 people who have been vaccinated or recovered from COVID -19, according to a draft of proposal measures seen by Reuters on Monday. The restriction will be the same for outdoor and indoor gatherings, though children below 14 will be … More Germany To Limit Private Gatherings To 10 People – Draft Document

Blinken To Discuss Afghan Evacuees At Meetings In Qatar and Germany

WASHINGTON – – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday he would travel to Qatar on Sunday to meet with the country’s leaders and thank them for their help with evacuees from Afghanistan, and later go to Germany for a ministerial meeting. Blinken told a news conference at the State Department he would … More Blinken To Discuss Afghan Evacuees At Meetings In Qatar and Germany

U.S., Germany Advise Against Travel To Kabul Airport Amid Evacuation Chaos

Washington/U.S. – The United States and Germany on Saturday told their citizens in Afghanistan to avoid travelling to Kabul airport, citing security risks as thousands of desperate people gathered trying to flee almost a week after Taliban Islamist took control. The Taliban’s co – founder, Mullah Baradar, arrived in the Afghan capital for talks with … More U.S., Germany Advise Against Travel To Kabul Airport Amid Evacuation Chaos