Germany

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Marilyn moment: is this the man who will replace Angela Merkel?

September 24, 2020 9:54 am

Bavaria’s carnival king could be the next German chancellor

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Merkel ally claims ‘Britain is joining the ranks of despots’

September 20, 2020 7:16 am

Detlef Seif had some choice words for the UK government

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How the EU is breaking its own Lisbon Treaty

September 17, 2020 9:21 am

Since March, all six sittings of the European Parliament have been transferred from Strasbourg to Brussels

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Germany is terrified of upsetting China

September 16, 2020 9:16 am

The United States may be Germany’s biggest export market, but China is what has driven Germany’s export growth

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Navalny’s poisoning has shown the emptiness of German diplomacy

September 4, 2020 12:19 pm

Merkel was quick to decouple the status of Nord Stream 2 from the attack on Navalny

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Germany’s far-right and the rise of the anti-corona protests

August 31, 2020 9:07 am

The founder of the group that organized Saturday’s protest has sought to distance himself from extremists

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The battle over a German town’s black patron saint

August 15, 2020 1:03 pm

St Maurice is a ubiquitous presence in Coburg. His profile adorns the town’s coat of arms, and numerous public buildings

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Trump’s troop move is a 21st-century strategy

July 30, 2020 11:27 am

The US should accept victory in Germany just as it should accept defeat in Afghanistan

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Trump’s error in withdrawing troops from Germany

July 30, 2020 8:50 am

After 1990, the German public became rather critical of the American military presence

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Germany’s EU presidency could make or break the union

July 3, 2020 11:48 am

Member states interpret the union differently

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Trump is right to pick a fight with Germany

June 22, 2020 11:56 am

Under Angela Merkel’s long reign, Germany has arguably turned into a destabilizing influence

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Does Germany’s track and trace app actually work?

June 19, 2020 4:07 pm

At least 12 million Germans must have the app — and activate it on their phones — for it to work

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Germany is picking up the tab for Brexit

June 15, 2020 12:43 pm

Cheers, Angela...

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Trump’s German troop withdrawal will hurt America

June 9, 2020 9:50 am

Many in Berlin feel that working with Trump has become an impossible task

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Is this why Germany has escaped lightly from coronavirus?

May 31, 2020 2:48 pm

It is hard to explain different death rates simply by the different approaches taken by governments

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Can Germany spend its way out of the corona crisis?

May 29, 2020 11:44 am

Merkel’s generosity on behalf of the German taxpayer is reaping its rewards

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Britain should demand a level playing field from the EU

May 26, 2020 12:02 pm

Lufthansa will now be able to undercut British airlines on fares

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Ontario and Germany’s simple alternative to the R number

May 22, 2020 9:37 am

Link the lifting of lockdown measures to the number of infections per 100,000 population

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Germany’s flag burning ban is a threat to freedom of expression

May 19, 2020 10:12 am

The defilement of flags is not about the protection of individuals

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France’s bid to tame the German giant

May 15, 2020 12:02 pm

Fear is rising of an asymmetric European economic exit from the pandemic

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League of nations: the race out of lockdown

May 13, 2020 11:59 pm

We’re taking part in a worldwide laboratory experiment

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COVID-19: the bluffer’s guide

May 12, 2020 11:28 am

‘That’s the viral test. I’m talking about the antibody test’

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Merkel has lost control of Germany’s coronavirus response

May 7, 2020 12:24 pm

The fate of the country and its success story in this crisis now lies in the hands of the 16 state governments

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A German court has just plunged the eurozone into fresh crisis

May 5, 2020 9:59 am

It is a mess, and at a moment of maximum danger, no one knows anymore what the central bank can or can’t do anymore

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Germany offers a worrying lesson in lifting the lockdown

April 29, 2020 9:41 am

Berlin fears that five weeks of confinement were for nothing if the numbers go up again