German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier believes Donald Trump becoming US president would be a “frightening” prospect for the world, his spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Germany on Friday stressed its promise to protect its NATO allies after White House hopeful Donald Trump called the commitment into question.
Germany and other foreign leaders condemned the coup attempt by elements of the Turkish military and publicly supported President Erdogan’s administration.
Chancellor Angela Merkel expects Britain’s new government to “quickly” define its relationship with the European Union after conservative Theresa May becomes prime minister on Wednesday.
A first half goal from Mario Gomez was enough for Germany to ease past Northern Ireland with a 1-0 win. Poland has also qualified from Group C with a 1-0 win over Ukraine.
The foreign ministers of Germany and France cautioned against a Brexit vote, with Berlin’s top envoy warning it could eventually lead to the “disintegration” of the European Union.
The resolution in the lower house of the German parliament was passed almost unanimoulsly. It could nevertheless lead to a diplomatic row with Turkey.
Austrians on Monday elected independent candidate Alexander van der Bellen as their next president, defeating right-wing politician Norbert Hofer by a tiny margin.
The outcome of Sunday’s presidential vote could completely shake up Austrian and European politics – and the world is watching closely. Alexander van der Bellen (left) is running against Norbert Hofer.
All eyes will be on Austria this weekend when it could become the first EU member to install a far-right president, as the influence of populist parties spreads across the bloc.