German Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes US-China trade war will be over soon

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcome ceremony with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing yesterday.PHOTO: DPA German Chancellor looks to start a new phase in EU ties with … Read More

Germany Develops Offensive Cyber Capabilities Without A Coherent Strategy of What to Do With Them

AP Photo – Michael Probst Germany has traditionally prioritized defense over offense in cyberspace. That’s now beginning to change. There is a reoccurring debate in German national security and foreign policy whether Germany suffers from “Strategieunfähigkeit”—an inability to develop and implement … Read More

German right-wing extremists planned ‘hunt’ of migrants: reports

A police report seen by German media has found that extreme-right protesters explicitly tried to violently chase down foreigners. Disagreement over whether such a “hunt” took place nearly toppled the German government. New details have emerged in the investigation into … Read More

The end of ‘peak Germany’ and the return of France

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FILE PHOTO: A worker at German manufacturer of silos and liquid tankers, Feldbinder Special Vehicles, moves rolls of aluminium at the company’s plant in Winsen, Germany. At first blush, the result of the European Parliament election in May, and the … Read More

Boris Johnson heads to Germany to meet Angela Merkel as Brexit tour begins

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Boris Johnson will travel to Germany tonight to meet Angela Merkel over Brexit (Picture: PA/Reuters) Boris Johnson is beginning a week of meetings with EU and world leaders in Germany where he will meet with German chancellor Angela Merkel. The … Read More

Germany to strip asylum status of ‘refugees’ who go home on holiday

YASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty Images German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has announced the government will be cracking down on Syrians with asylum status who go on holiday back to Syria. Bavarian center-right leader Horst Seehofer said that the government would be looking … Read More

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

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