A second Austrian student fraternity has a songbook containing anti-Semitic lyrics, a newspaper said on Tuesday, three weeks after it exposed a similar case that forced a far-right politician to quit.
According to the indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Russian trolls, operating out of St. Petersburg, took American identities on social media and became players in our 2016 election.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has nominated Saarland State Premier Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to be the CDU’s next secretary general. She will take over from Peter Tauber, who is stepping down.
The populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) has overtaken the Social Democrats (SPD) in a national opinion poll for the first time. The news comes as the SPD begins a crucial vote on a coalition with Angela Merkel.
More than 100,000 Austrians have signed a petition against the government’s scrapping of a complete ban on smoking in the country’s bars and restaurants.
President Alexander Van der Bellen on Friday warned Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) against using slander to discredit journalists after a series of verbal attacks on state television. “Slander, indeed lying accusations against someone without any substance, have no place in public debate,” Van der Bellen said. In comments to online news outlets, the liberal ecologist targeted […]
Free Democrats leader Christian Lindner has offered to prop up a minority government led by Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats. But he also predicted that such an arrangement wouldn’t last very long.
“Enough is enough!” “This can’t go on!” “This has to stop!” These were among the comments that came through the blizzard of commentary after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County. We have heard these words before.
Deniz Yücel, who had been detained in an Istanbul prison for a year without any charges brought, is set to be freed, Germany’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Friday. A spokesman said the government was “relieved and glad” and thanked the Turkish judiciary. He pointed out that Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel had been “working intensively towards […]
Schulz stepped down with immediate effect on Tuesday and said the party’s committee had backed parliamentary floor leader Andrea Nahles as his successor.