The nomination of the still-influential former chancellor to the board of Russian state oil company Rosneft is posing a problem for his Social Democratic Party during Germany’s election campaign.
Aug 17, 2017 in
Germans and Russians share a long history of attraction and repulsion, fear and embrace, conflict and harmony. That endlessly complicates their relations today.
Jul 25, 2017 in
In times of global turbulence and terror, a new exclusive survey finds Germany bursting with self-confidence - and Europe hoping Berlin will take on a bigger role globally.
Jun 19, 2017 in
Two high-ranking members of Turkey's military have applied for asylum at Frankfurt International Airport, according to a media report.
May 17, 2017 in
With German federal elections less than six months away, a new exclusive YouGov survey reveals a growing distrust in online media among the population.
Apr 04, 2017 in
As Europe turns its attention to key elections in France and Germany, a new exclusive survey finds growing positive attitudes in these countries towards E.U. membership. Sentiments towards the United States have however turned upside down.
Apr 03, 2017 in
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has strongly condemned remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other Turkish officials accusing Germany of "Nazi practices."
Mar 09, 2017 in
In her appearance before a parliament inquiry into VW's emissions cheating scandal, Chancellor Angela Merkel testified that she had only learned of Dieselgate through the media.
Mar 08, 2017 in
Discounter Aldi will start selling products online in China, using one of the digital marketplaces owned by Asian Internet giant Alibaba.
Mar 02, 2017 in
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Not only are German senior citizens very satisfied with their lives, they could be some of the happiest in the world. This is according to a new survey by insurer Generali, which shows that in Europe's largest economy, 65- to 85-year-olds are financially well off, healthy and half of them tinker around on the internet.
Mar 01, 2017 in
Stuttgart holds the record as the German city with the highest air pollution. The state has disallowed older diesel vehicles starting next year.
Feb 21, 2017 in
Thanks to a boom in construction and ongoing consumption, Germany's economy has steadily grown during the end of 2016, but rising inflation is likely to dampen Germans' buying mood.
Feb 14, 2017 in
After senior German politicians renewed calls for Greece to leave the euro zone, SPD chancellor candidate Martin Schulz warned of an "immensely dangerous" debate playing into the hands of Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen.
Feb 13, 2017 in
Leading E.U. politicians want to prevent Donald Trump's likely nominee from becoming the new U.S. ambassador to the European Union, citing his interest in dissolving the alliance.
Feb 03, 2017 in
Germany's capital has been dethroned as Europe's top startup city, according to a recent study, which sees Berlin being trumped by three other European cities last year.
Feb 01, 2017 in
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