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The Reparations Debate, Reloaded
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The Reparations Debate, Reloaded

Bavaria Goes Green
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Bavaria Goes Green

European Intervention Initiative: The Big Easy
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European Intervention Initiative: The Big Easy

A Controversial Visit
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A Controversial Visit


The October EU summit was supposed to be the last chance for a Brexit deal – until it wasn’t. But while talks continue, the …


Greek has exited its final Eurozone bailout program. But now Greek leaders, with their country still in economic crisis, are resurfacing demands that Germany …


The Greens’ success in Bavaria is a strong statement against the anti-migrant campaigns of the established conservatives and the far-right.

The French president’s brainchild shapes up as primarily a military-to-military “strategic workshop,” not intended to become a separate intervention force.


After 13 years in power, Angela Merkel’s authority is crumbling.


Rather than making overtures to the Kremlin, German foreign minister Heiko Maas pushes for more cooperation with Central Europe.


Improving German-Turkish relations hinges on Turkey’s government reversing its slide into authoritarianism.


After weeks of quarreling, Germany’s coalition parties are hemorrhaging support.


EU leaders had hoped to make progress on Brexit and migration, but they left the Salzburg summit with little to show for on both fronts.


Merkel’s coalition has agreed a shaky compromise over a controversial spy chief.


The European Parliament’s censure of Viktor Orbán could spark a political realignment that creates the most powerful far-right movement in Europe since 1945.


Is there a power struggle at the heart of Germany’s government?


Sweden’s centrist parties are facing difficult coalition negotiations after failing to win a majority in Sunday’s election. The far-right, anti-immigration Sweden Democrats, meanwhile, surged …

A look into the engine room of German-French relations.


The CSU politician is bidding to unite Angela Merkel’s center-right and Viktor Orbán’s hard-right strands of conservatism.


Not all in Europe want to be a “counterweight” to Donald Trump’s United States.


Why right-wing extremism is particularly strong in Saxony.


While the government and Chancellor Angela Merkel are taking their summer break, a debate over military service has dominated Germany’s headlines.


Bavaria’s ruling Christian Social Union (CSU) has unveiled new centralized migrant facilities it hopes will expedite the asylum process—and salvage its chances in a looming state poll.


Trump’s provocations and bullying grab the headlines. But there are also structural factors causing transatlantic tension.