Mr President, Europe Doesn't Like You!
2017-02-20 08:07:53 UTC
<h3>Swedes were left scratching their heads over what happened #LastNightInSweden after US President Trump invented a terror attack in their nation. Now, the gaff has become a running joke on online.</h3>
Those still mourning the victims of t...
McCain tells Europe: Trump contradicts himself
2017-02-18 05:12:25 UTC
John McCain slams Donald Trump in Munich speech without using his name.
By Phil Stewart and Robin Emmott |
MUNICH, GERMANY - Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to...
Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit: Free Trade, Resisting Currency Wars and Fighting Climate Change
2017-02-09 09:55:52 UTC
Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit: Free Trade, Resisting Currency Wars and Fighting Climate Change.
By Noah Barkin and Jan Strupczewski
BERLIN/BRUSSELS - Germany will press the Group of 20 to reaffirm its commitment to promoting free trad...
This Der Spiegel Trump cover is stunning
2017-02-04 04:37:43 UTC
Edel Rodriguez came to the United States from Cuba as a political refugee in 1980. Like many immigrants, he was angered by President Trump's executive order temporarily banning entry to the United States for travelers from seven Muslim-majority co...
European Council President says Trump and ISIS are threat to Europe
2017-01-31 21:14:33 UTC
European Council President Donald Tusk has called Donald Trump an existential threat to Europe, in an extraordinary attack on the new US President.
In an open letter delivered to leaders of the 27 member states, Mr Tusk included the new Americ...
Germany eyes to fill the void created by Trump’s TPP Withdrawal
2017-01-29 19:08:12 UTC
German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, said Germany and Europe should stand ready to fill the void created by Trump's cancellation of a major trade deal with Asia, and other protectionist measures.
Mr Gabriel outlined his priorities in a firs...
The UK Supreme Court rules against government on Brexit
2017-01-24 15:39:38 UTC
By Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon | LONDON
Prime Minister Theresa May must give parliament a vote before she can formally start Britain's exit from the European Union, the UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, giving lawmakers who oppose her Bre...
EU preparing for Greek aid without the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
2017-01-18 08:36:01 UTC
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is preparing for a continuation of aid for Greece without the involvement of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Germany's Bild newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Talks between Athens and foreign lend...
UK wants to make a success of Brexit and build a truly global Britain
2017-01-18 04:08:35 UTC
May rejects 'partial' EU membership in Brexit speech.
Addressing an audience including foreign ambassadors in central London, Prime Minister Theresa May has finally outlined what Brexit really means for her: Britain going it alone, fully disent...
Germany Schools Trump On Trade - “Build Better Cars”
2017-01-16 12:40:29 UTC
Berlin has mounted a staunch defence of its policies after Donald Trump criticised the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, for her stance during the refugee crisis and threatened a 35% tariff on BMW cars imported into the US.
Germany’s deputy cha...
Germany is willing to cooperate with China to combat populist trends
2017-01-16 08:19:53 UTC
Germany's embassy in Beijing on Monday urged China to take action to open its markets to foreign companies to counter rising global protectionism, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Xi is expect...
French far right leader Marine Le Pen at Trump Tower
2017-01-18 04:05:30 UTC
French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen was seen at Trump Tower on Thursday but she declined to say whether she was there to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, according to a Reuters witness and a media pool report.
Germany and EU economy ended the year with its strongest growth
2017-01-16 04:30:35 UTC
By Francesco Guarascio | BRUSSELS
Industries across the euro zone cranked up output in November and Germany ended the year with its strongest growth in five years, data showed on Thursday, pointing to an economic spurt that may be arriving earlie...
Germany: No 'Europe a la Carte' deal for Britain
2017-01-12 00:52:00 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - The top priority in Brexit negotiations for the 27 countries remaining in the European Union must be to hold the bloc together, even if this means they suffer one-off economic hits, Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said in a pol...
Support for Merkel, most Germans are not worried about terrorism
2017-01-06 11:48:59 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc is up despite the Christmas market attack in Berlin that killed 12 people, and most Germans are not worried about terrorism, an opinion poll showed on Friday.
Berlin attack suspect, Anis Amri, killed in shootout in Italy: Reuters
2016-12-23 11:40:49 UTC
BREAKING NEWS -
( Reuters ) - The Tunisian Anis Amri, suspected in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack was killed in a shoot-out in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday, Italy's interior minister said.
Trump and Putin boost nuclear capability
2016-12-23 08:42:01 UTC
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the same day called to expand its nuclear arsenal.
In his Twitter post, Trump said, "The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until su...
Tunisian man suspected over Monday's deadly truck attack
2016-12-22 05:01:27 UTC
BERLIN/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - German police are looking for an asylum-seeker from Tunisia after finding an identity document under the driver's seat of a truck that plowed into a Berlin Christmas market and killed 12 people, officials and securit...
Police assume truck intentionally drove into Christmas market in Berlin
2016-12-20 19:03:12 UTC
Latest - German prosecutors release suspected Christmas market attacker
A man arrested on suspicion of killing 12 people by mowing through a Berlin Christmas market in a truck has been released, the Chief Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Tues...
U.S. Democracy Threatened By Russian Government
2016-12-11 03:29:07 UTC
U.S. Democracy Threatened By Russian Government. The CIA could have leaked its conclusion before November, but held off.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Presid...
Angela Merkel received 89.5 percent of delegate votes as chairwoman and chancellor candidate
2016-12-06 21:10:00 UTC
ESSEN, Germany - A victory for the woman who has led the party for 16 years. Germany's conservatives have re-elected Angela Merkel as their party leader. The chancellor received 89.5 percent of delegate votes at the CDU's party convention in Essen...
Defeat for far right in Austria's Presidential election
2016-12-04 18:06:25 UTC
The candidate vying to become Europe's first freely elected far-right head of state since World War Two conceded defeat in Austria's presidential election soon after polls closed on Sunday evening.
The result is a blow to populists who had hope...
Putin: Trump a clever man
2016-12-04 17:58:35 UTC
MOSCOW (REUTERS) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a clever man and will quickly understand his new responsibilities, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with NTV TV.
Putin has spoken previously of his hope that Trump wil...
In The Wake Of Trump's Win, EU Plans To Create An ARMY
2016-11-30 08:22:12 UTC
The European Commission is pressing member states to increase military spending by paying into a common defense fund, the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" has reported. Details of the joint investment fund are due to be presented mid-day Wednesday.
Europe Is Horrified After 2016 U.S. Election Result
2016-11-09 11:11:20 UTC
German politicians of all stripes lined up to express their shock at Republican Donald Trump's win in the US presidential election. But few seemed to know what it meant for transatlantic relations.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Ley...