May 2019

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (C) waves during the family photo prior to meeting at an EU summit in Sibiu, Romania on May 9, 2019. Photo: Ludovic Marin / AFP
European Commission President Jean-Claud […]

Top jobs on the line in Europe’s ‘Game of Thrones’

EU leaders have started on the delicate task of filling key European posts, launching a diplomatic "Game of Thrones" sure to be filled with feuds, betrayals and last minute plot twists.
Horst Seehofer (CSU), Bundesinnenminister, sitzt bei der Projektvorstellung «OpenGovernment» im Brandiser Schloss. Der Besuch in Sachsen ist Teil einer Deutschlandtour, die Seehofer in diesem Jahr in seiner Funktion als Heimatminister absolviert. Er will alle 16 Bundesländer bereisen, die Station in Brandis ist nach dem Auftakt in Sachsen-Anhalt die zweite.
Horst Seehofer (CSU), Bundesinnenministe […]

US and EU authorities move in on second largest Darknet

Wiesbaden, Germany – The authorities in the European Union and the United States have broken up the world’s second-largest Darknet marketplace, making three arrests in Germany and two in the US, police in both countries said on Friday. Those arrested in Germany are a 31-year-old man from the state of Hesse, a 22-year-old man from […]
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Welsh Conservative party conference at Llangollen Pavilion following the voting in the English council elections. May's Conservatives have lost hundreds of seats in local elections, with the pressure on May expected to increase as more results are declared on Friday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speak […]

Leading eurosceptic urges Conservatives to be ‘true Brexit party’

Theresa May's Conservative Party, in addition to the Labour Party, witnessed disastrous results in local elections, while the Liberal Democrat Party was a big winner amid Brexit chaos.
ARCHIV - 08.11.2015, Hamburg: Container stehen auf einem Terminal im Hafen. (zu dpa «Statistisches Bundesamt zu Exporten August 2018» vom 09.10.2018) Foto: Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++
ARCHIV - 08.11.2015, Hamburg: Container […]

A global comparison of Europe’s container ports

Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg: Europe's seaports are central hubs in the global trade of goods. Worldwide, however, they are only second-class - China's ports dominate here.