German police clash with protesters angry at Merkel’s COVID-19 plans

Posted by on November 18, 2020 10:51 am
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BERLIN – German police unleashed water cannon on Wednesday in an effort to scatter thousands of protesters angry over plans to empower Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to enforce restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Protesters near Berlin’s landmark Brandenburg Gate threw bottles at police and set off smoke bombs, witnesses reported. Riot police…