Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in a TV interview that though he is “irritated” about a lot of things happening under US President Donald Trump, he still has hope for the transatlantic relationship.
Richard Grenell is set to be nominated as the next US ambassador to Germany. What could the choice mean for Berlin-Washington relations?
Germany is sharpening its policy toward Turkey in response to jailings of journalists and human rights activists. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is now warning German citizens that they face risks if they go to Turkey.
Germany has for years longed for a stronger French partner, but may have got more than it bargained for as the self-confident Emmanuel Macron takes Europe’s spotlight.
SPD leader Martin Schulz has called for Germany to use its budget surplus for domestic and EU-wide investment. The pitch is an attempt to revive the SPD’s chances against Chancellor Merkel in September’s election.
Angela Merkel has opened the door to having a Eurozone finance minister. She made the comment during a joint press conference on Thursday with French president Emmanuel Macron in Paris after a joint Franco-German cabinet meeting.
France and Germany agreed Thursday to begin work on a joint fighter jet, a major advance in their relations designed to underline their united front in the face of fracturing Western relations.
A blame game over ugly street violence that marred Germany’s hosting of the G20 summit last week spilled into the national election campaign as Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel attacked Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Austria has blocked Turkish economy minister Nihat Zeybekci (pictured) from entering the country to join a rally marking the anniversary of last year’s failed coup attempt in Turkey.
China’s President Xi Jinping was greeted with full military honors when he arrived in Berlin. Talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel focused on cooperation ahead of a visit to the zoo to welcome two pandas sent from China.