Richard Grenell is set to be nominated as the next US ambassador to Germany. What could the choice mean for Berlin-Washington relations?
An influential German institute has studied thousands of article published by daily newspapers during the refugee crisis. Their conclusion: journalists lost their objectivity and drove a wedge through society.
The former choirmaster of a Catholic school in Germany where more than 500 children were reported to have been abused, including sexually, was a “fanatic” who was “feared” by pupils, his immediate successor said.
Germany is sharpening its policy toward Turkey in response to jailings of journalists and human rights activists. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is now warning German citizens that they face risks if they go to Turkey.
Prince William and his wife Kate embarked Wednesday on a three-day visit to Germany billed as a “charm offensive” by local media as Britain begins thorny Brexit talks in earnest.
Poland’s government is attempting to push through a law that critics say would end judicial independence. The EU executive has warned it will launch legal procedures and sanctions if the reforms are implemented.
Germany has for years longed for a stronger French partner, but may have got more than it bargained for as the self-confident Emmanuel Macron takes Europe’s spotlight.
The German chancellor has rejected calls from her sister party to limit the number of refugees entering Germany. In a wide-ranging interview she defended the G20 summit in Hamburg and spending on infrastructure.
SPD leader Martin Schulz has called for Germany to use its budget surplus for domestic and EU-wide investment. The pitch is an attempt to revive the SPD’s chances against Chancellor Merkel in September’s election.
Germany’s top automaker Volkswagen will from 2019 replace its luxury-range competitor Mercedes-Benz as the top sponsor of the national football team, the company and sports body said on Friday.