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Trump’s trade war: Germany sides with China

While US President Trump is increasing pressure on China, Chancellor Merkel appears to side with her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on on the issue...

New edition of “grand coalition” looming as talks draw to a...

In the afternoon things were still looking promising for the new, old grand coalition, as development minister Müller announced a breakthrough in negotiations for...

Cataluña: A constitutional crisis and no end in sight

After half a year of full-on constitutional crisis in Spain, the results are sobering and give little hope for constructive progress, let alone a...

CDU and SPD to meet as preliminary coalition talks begin

Chancellor Merkel will return to the negotiating table on Sunday with leaders from the Social Democrats (SPD) and representatives of her Bavarian sister party,...

“Jamaica” coalition talks fail after deadlock on migration

Exploratory talks to form Germany’s next coalition government were terminated shortly before midnight on Sunday when the liberal pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) walked...

Elections 2017: “Jamaica” pre-coalition talks dragging on

After late September's not-so-flattering election victory by the Christian Democrats and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union, the exploratory pre-coalition negotiations between...

Elections in Lower Saxony – SPD and CDU aim for rapid...

In the state of Lower Saxony, Social Democrats and Christian Democrats are ready to start coalition talks. After the liberal FDP and the Green...

How Ceta will change our lives

As the free trade agreement Ceta has officially entered into force, removing a considerable amount of trade tariffs between the EU and Canada, maple...

EU to get tougher on Internet giants

According to plans by the EU Commission, the European Union will introduce a joint tax for taxing the profits of Google, Apple and other...

At the crossroads: Why Germany needs Martin Schulz and the Ampel...

The countdown to election day is finally drawing to a close; on Sunday, the 25th, the long-winded and spectacularly unspectacular "Wahlkampf" will end. Some...