President Donald Trump has postponed until Friday his planned meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel due to a winter storm bearing down on the northeastern United States, the White House said on Monday.
It is as hard to imagine how the U.S. government could force American consumers to stop buying German cars as it is to conceive of the German government persuading Germans to buy U.S.-made cars, a key ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
The German parliament’s upper chamber rejected a law that would have allowed quicker deportations to Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. The decision deals a blow to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s refugee strategy.
The Polish former prime minister will serve a second term in his new European role. His home country Poland, now governed by fierce opponents of Tusk, had sought to block him – Tusk himself acknowledged the “paradox.”
Berlin’s two airports will both be hits by strikes on Friday, as ground crews protest labour conditions. Delays and cancellations are expected. The Local report.
Chancellor Angela Merkel faces Wednesday questioning by lawmakers investigating if her government shielded Volkswagen from regulators despite knowing VW was carrying out emissions cheating.
The European Union has adopted new rules to tighten checks at EU borders to the outside world to better track people who might have travelled to fight in war zones like Syria or Iraq.
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu accused Berlin of systematically preventing Turkish officials from campaigning at Turkish rallies in Germany.
WikiLeaks released a trove of CIA documents on Tuesday that it claimed revealed details of its secret hacking arsenal.
After a string of canceled rallies in Germany, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will speak in Hamburg as planned. The events support the expansion of President Erdogan’s powers.