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AfD party leader Petry under pressure

Frauke Petry is under pressure: This coming weekend, the head of the right-wing populist "Alternative for Germany" could lose the backing of her constituency...

“Germany is committing suicide”

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not be allowed to speak to his German fans during the G-20 summit. Erdogan, ever the uncompromising agitator, did...

Same-sex marriage legalised in Germany: is there a catch?

Confetti rained down on members of the Green Party in the Bundestag's (German parliament) last session before the summer recess. On Friday, the 28th...

Opinion: Merkel’s balancing act

With the re-election of Chancellor Merkel in the September federal elections growing increasingly likely, the German head of government will be facing unparalleled challenges...

Vision and screwdrivers – Macron and Merkel converge on Europe

Back in January, when his chances of winning the French presidency were considered slim, Emmanuel Macron came to Berlin and spelled out what he...

Time may be nearing for ECB stimulus exit, Weidmann opines

The time may be nearing for the European Central Bank to start discussing the end of unprecedented stimulus as growth and inflation are both...

Surge of British naturalisations in Germany

While the number of naturalised Turks in Germany is decreasing, 2016 saw a marked increase of 361 percent of Britons seeking German citizenship. The number of...

EU promises tough line on U.S. and China while pushing for...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday that Europe would react in kind if the United States did not play...

EU to sanction Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary for treaty violation

In the quarrel over a fair redistribution of refugees within the European Union, the European Commission has decided to launch treaty violation proceedings against...

Bombardier to cut around 2,200 jobs in Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier plans to cut around 2,200 jobs in Germany, or around a quarter of its workforce in the country, as...