Germany Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:48:00 +0200'Absolutely Controlled MP': Documents Link AfD Parliamentarian To Moscow
Russian government emails show evidence of how Moscow is seeking to exploit the Alternative for Germany party in its propaganda war. The right-wing populists appear to be voluntary accomplices -- and a member of the federal parliament is at the cente...Tue, 02 Apr 2019 19:38:00 +0200A Precarious Alliance: Patience Wears Thin with Germany's NATO Spending
As NATO prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary, the most successful military alliance in history finds itself in the throes of an existential crisis. The unfulfillled promises of some member countries -- in particular Germany -- to spend more on ...Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:49:00 +0100The Climate Activist vs. the Economics Minister: 'My Generation Has Been Fooled'
Luisa Neubauer, the German face of the global movement spurred by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, debates the student climate strikes with German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier.Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:19:00 +0100Chancellor Speculation: Merkel May Be in Office Longer Than You Think
Angela Merkel has led the current grand coalition government in Berlin for a year now. There has been considerable speculation recently that she may not last through her fourth term. But there is more to suggest she will remain in office than step do...Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:37:35 +0100A Migration Nightmare: Why Germany's Deportation System Is Failing Everyone
As Germany tries to crack down on rejected asylum-seekers and criminal refugees, its civil servants are constrained by the limits of a dysfunctional system. Whether refugee, police officer or office clerk, almost everyone involved has something to c...
Germany European News Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:38:21 +0200Frauenkirche Expert on Devastating Fire: 'Notre Dame Reconstruction Will Take Years'
The damage to Notre Dame cathedral is massive: The roof was destroyed, a spire collapsed and the stone was exposed to immense heat. What will efforts to rebuild look like? We asked one of the engineers behind the reconstruction of Dresden's Frauenki...Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:47:00 +0200Our Climate Catastrophe: The Kids Aren't Nearly Angry Enough
The school children who have been protesting to stop climate change every Friday have understood a basic truth: They are being betrayed. By politicians. By business leaders. And by an entire generation of denialists.Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:43:24 +0200Call to Order: The British Parliament in the Age of Brexit
The Brexit spectacle has plunged Britain into a deep crisis and turned the country's political leaders into laughing stocks. Justifiably? A closer look at the House of Commons reveals that it may be too early to pass judgment.Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:40:43 +0200Brexit Forever: European Leaders Buy Time to Keep Bickering
This week's compromise between London and Brussels to delay the UK's exit from the European Union defused a potentially explosive situation. Now everyone can go back to pretending like they have things under control. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:05:00 +0200Hide-and-Seek: How British Football Clubs Secretly Signed Youth Talent
It appears that football club FC Chelsea secretly signed underage players. The development could also have direct consequences for FC Bayern Munich's recruiting efforts in Germany.