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

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday that Europe would react in kind if the United States...

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...

In Brussels, weakened May to offer EU citizens rights

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said at the start of a European Union summit on Thursday that she would reassure fellow leaders...

Population in Germany growing younger again

For the first time since the reunification in 1990, the average age of the population in Germany is decreasing again. According to the Federal Statistics...

Green Party to draw “lines in the sand” before September elections

A potential coalition with the Greens would only be possible under certain conditions - such as accepting gay marriage and ruling out a cap...

Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies at 87

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany's 1990 reunification and mentor to Angela Merkel, has died at age 87, his...

German ambassador visits Deniz Yücel

For the first time since the arrest of the German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel in February 2017, the German ambassador Martin Erdmann was able to visit...

Germany’s Merkel says EU ready to negotiate Brexit, no change seen

MESEBERG, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the European Union was ready to start negotiating with Britain about its exit...

Rally against terrorism disappoints with low turnout

A demonstration against Islamist terrorism in Cologne disappointed expectations with a participation rate significantly lower than expected. The rally, organised by a liberal German...