Is Germany edging toward recession?

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Fresh figures suggest that Europe’s biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it. Western Europe hasn’t … Read More

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel

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From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation. Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down on Wednesday as she welcomed Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda in Berlin to the tune of military … Read More

US Nuclear Weapons Should Be Out of Germany Along With Its Troops, German Lawmaker Says

AP Photo/Mindaugas Kubis US Ambassador Richard Grenell’s renewed criticism of Berlin’s failure to spend more on defense and praising an idea to withdraw American troops from Germany has prompted a backlash in one of Washington’s key allies in Europe. The … Read More

German MP warns US has to take away nuclear weapons if it relocates troops to Poland

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The US is estimated to have around 20 nuclear warheads in Germany. A German lawmaker says the United States has to remove its nuclear weapons — presently kept in Germany— and take them to its own soil, in the event of relocating … Read More

Merkel crisis: Germany recession threat bleeds into EU economy – shock warning

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GERMANY is in the midst of an economic crisis that is now bleeding into the EU in the months before Brexit. German news site Der Tagesspiegel warned several hard-hiring factors are playing a part in Berlin dragging down the rest … Read More

Germany once again rejects possibility of joining US-led mission in Strait of Hormuz

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas looks on prior to the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin on July 31, 2019. (Photo by AFP) Germany has once again rejected a US proposal to join an American naval mission tasked … Read More

Attacks on Germany’s Mosques Were Preceded by Spike in Migrant Crimes – AfD MEP

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Germany’s Muslims have called upon the government to protect mosques amid increasing bomb threats and Islamophobia. But according to the Deputy Leader of the AfD in Rhineland-Palatinate Joachim Paul, the rise in crimes could have been fuelled by the refugee … Read More

Right-wing extremism is a growing worry in Germany after series of attacks

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“We had the opportunity to build a new democracy, and now we see that we need to fight for it again,” said a mayor, who was stabbed 18 months ago. An election campaign event by Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany … Read More

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