May 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference after a meeting of both German conservative party's in the Bavarian state parliament in Munich, southern Germany, on May 22, 2017. Photo: Christof Stache / AFP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends […]

Working poor of Germany’s rust belt desperate for change

Petra Vogel is exactly the kind of voter in the sights of Social Democrats set on unseating German Chancellor Angela Merkel in September's elections.
Blick auf ein Brexit-Kunstwerk des britischen Street-Art-Künstlers Banksy am 08.05.2017 in Dover (Großbritannien). Darauf zu sehen ist eine mehrere Meter hohe quadratische EU-Flagge, aus der ein Handwerker einen Stern heraus meißelt. Foto: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/dpa
Blick auf ein Brexit-Kunstwerk des briti […]

The future of the EU 27: Bowed but not broken after Brexit

While Brexit marks a major change for the European Union, analysts say that the bloc could be re-energized after its divorce from Britain. But will countries unite under the leadership of Germany and France to carry out much-needed reform?
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