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Brexit: What Next?
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Brexit: What Next?

The Germans Are Not For Turning
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The Germans Are Not For Turning

AKK’s Balancing Act
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AKK’s Balancing Act

High Noon: May’s Toughest Brexit Battle Begins
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High Noon: May’s Toughest Brexit Battle Begins

Brexit Plan Mayday? Maybe Not
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Brexit Plan Mayday? Maybe Not


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.


Washington’s trade war with China continues to escalate. The tit-for-tat row has forced Washington’s traditional partners to seek new alliances, says GIGA president Amrita Narlikar.


According to insiders, Donald Trump threatened to pull the US out of NATO at a testy Brussels summit. The alliance is on shakier ground than ever before.


As the German government goes on summer break, many of the country’s most pressing issues have been neglected due to the row over migration. …


The US-Europe partnership living in a powder keg, and many fear that at the NATO summit in Brussels next week, Donald Trump will light a match.


The German chancellor staved off a government collapse with an eleventh-hour deal to save her conservative bloc. But Angela Merkel’s power is waning.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Bavarian interior minister Horst Seehofer have reached a deal. But this migration fight isn’t over, not in Germany and not in the EU.


With this victory, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will assume extensive presidential powers—but the Turkish opposition still has something to build on.