Germany Mon, 15 Jun 2020 17:27:45 +0200Donald Trump’s Former Ambassador to Germany Gets His Revenge
In order to punish the Germans for their supposedly low military expenditures, U.S. President Donald Trump wants to withdraw troops from the country. Observers see it a petty move by former Ambassador Richard Grenell that will primarily hurt American...Mon, 15 Jun 2020 17:27:18 +0200Wolfgang Schäuble on Germany and Europe: "We Germans Have Reached Agreements with NATO and We Must Adhere to Them"
Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble is supportive of the EU response to the corona crisis. He would also like to see Germany finally do more for its own security. He discusses those issues and more in this DER SPIEGEL interview.Fri, 12 Jun 2020 18:33:10 +0200Philipp Amthor's World: A Young Star in Angela Merkel's Party Is in Danger of Falling
Philipp Amthor, a young up-and-comer in Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right CDU, is facing sanctions of wielding his political influence for private gain. Could a promising career have already reached the end of the road? By DER SPIEGEL StaffFri, 12 Jun 2020 18:24:16 +0200Everyday Racism in Germany: Enough Is Enough!
This country has a racism problem, too. Whether casual bigotry, institutionalized discrimination or far-right violence, the treatment of people of color in Germany has stayed off the political agenda for too long. Not anymore.Fri, 12 Jun 2020 18:24:00 +0200How structural racism works in Germany
Following the killing of George Floyd in the U.S., a debate on racism has erupted in Germany too. The Berlin-based researcher Yasemin Shooman explains how structural racism works in the country.
Germany European News Mon, 6 Jul 2020 09:53:03 +0200The Ischgl Outbreak: Families of COVID-19 Victims Seek Justice
Mismanagement of a coronavirus outbreak in Ischgl, the Austrian resort town known for its après-ski debauchery, helped spread the pathogen across Europe. Now the relatives of those who died want justice.Mon, 29 Jun 2020 12:47:33 +0200Justice Cooperation: Lack of Deal Between EU and UK Imperils Security
With the growing risk of a hard Brexit, the danger is increasing that European and British collaboration on law enforcement will be discontinued. So far, the back-up plans haven’t been very convincing.Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:45:07 +0200The UK Steers Toward a No-Deal Brexit in the Middle of the Pandemic
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to be planning to take his country out of the European Union at the end of the year, even without a deal. The Continent is trying to limit the damage, but it would spell disaster for the British.Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:43:20 +0200Alone on the Adriatic: The Italian Resort of Rimini Opens Carefully to Summer Tourists
Germans are finally able to travel to their favorite holiday destination again: Italy. In the tourist city of Rimini, hosts are setting up lounge chairs and putting out the umbrellas, but even so, this summer won't be the same.Fri, 19 Jun 2020 18:29:51 +0200Sweden: Public Approval of Lax Coronavirus Policies Is Waning
Popular support for Sweden's lax response to the coronavirus is waning and the situation in the country's retirement homes is concerning. The architect of the Swedish approach, Anders Tegnell, is standing by his prescribed course.