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EU fails to reach compromise on Turkish ascension

EU fails to reach compromise on Turkish ascension

Austria votes against ‘Freezing of Turkey’s accession process’ omitted in final declaration

Azerbaijani FM, OSCE chairman mull Karabakh conflict

Azerbaijani FM, OSCE chairman mull Karabakh conflict

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with German foreign minister, OSCE Chairman Frank-Walter Steinmeier as part of the 23rd meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg, Trend …

European Populism in the Age of Donald Trump

European Populism in the Age of Donald Trump

A populist groundswell, newly bolstered by the Italian referendum's results, has found a voice in parties on both ends of the political spectrum

A Europe of Merkel and Fillon

A Europe of Merkel and Fillon

Their Partnership Could Bring Ideological Unity and Geopolitical Division

Key Merkel Ally Backs Trump, Invites Him to Germany

Key Merkel Ally Backs Trump, Invites Him to Germany

Bavarian President Horst Seehofer has praised U.S. President-Elect Donald J. Trump

Merkel says EU and Turkey must stick to migration deal

Merkel says EU and Turkey must stick to migration deal

The European Union and Turkey must honour their commitments to each other, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a bid to cool a row threatening a key migration deal, Reuters reported. "The refugee deal with …

Martin Schulz chooses Berlin

Martin Schulz chooses Berlin

European Parliament President Martin Schulz told a news conference that he will not seek another term as president of the European Parliament, and will try his chances in German politics instead. "Next year I …

 Merkel plans to maintain dialogue with Turkey

Merkel plans to maintain dialogue with Turkey

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it is necessary to maintain an open dialogue with Turkey. There is no justifying restraints on freedom of the press and thousands of arrests by the Turkish government, Merkel says, …

Merkel announces run for fourth term

Merkel announces run for fourth term

Germany's centre-right Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that she will run for a fourth term in office. Speaking at a meeting of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Berlin, she said she expected her …

Baku and Berlin discuss military cooperation in 2017

Baku and Berlin discuss military cooperation in 2017

Representatives of military departments of Azerbaijan and Germany discussed the prospects of development of bilateral cooperation in the military sphere, the press service of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Berlin reported. "During the …

Valls: Europe at risk of collapse

Valls: Europe at risk of collapse

The European Union is in danger of breaking apart unless France and Germany work harder to stimulate growth and employment and heed citizens’ concerns, the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in Berlin. Valls …

Obama: Washington has clear proof of Russia#039s involvement in cyberattacks on US

Obama: Washington has clear proof of Russia's involvement in cyberattacks on US

The outgoing US President Barack Obama is meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Talking about cybersecurity, Obama said that Washington has 'clear proof' of Russia's involvement …

Obama meets Merkel in Berlin to discuss TTIP and Russia

Obama meets Merkel in Berlin to discuss TTIP and Russia

US President Barack Obama is meeting Angela Merkel in Berlin to talk about Russian sanctions, the fight against Daesh and the future of the EU-US trade agreement in the aftermath of Donald …

US and Germany urge to shape new globalization

US and Germany urge to shape new globalization

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes that they will never return to a pre-globalization economy, their joint article in the WirtschaftsWoche magazine says. …

Germany#039s Steinmeier officially presented as presidential candidate

Germany's Steinmeier officially presented as presidential candidate

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been officially presented as presidential candidate by the German coalition government. Christian Democrat (CDU) Chancellor Angela Merkel described …

Russian strength or weakness of the West?

Russian strength or weakness of the West?

Discussions about the global Russian influence are exaggerated, even if they might flattering Russia

 NATO and Armenia creating trust fund

NATO and Armenia creating trust fund

The situation on the line of contact of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict needs to be stabilized, the German Ambassador to Armenia Bernhard Matthias Kiesler said within the framework of NATO Week in Yerevan. Speaking …

German ruling coalition backs Steinmeier as president - media

German ruling coalition backs Steinmeier as president - media

The conservative CDU and CSU parties have backed Social Democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier to replace Joachim Gauck as president, paving the way for him to take up the post without a serious challenge. Chancellor …

Josef Braml: Unpredictability factor will be Trump#039s strong point

Josef Braml: "Unpredictability factor will be Trump's strong point"

But political realities, faced by Trump after officialy becoming the president, will sober him up

 Expert to discuss Iranian nuclear issue before end of November

Expert to discuss Iranian nuclear issue before end of November

Experts of Iran and of Sextet will hold consultations on implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in Vienna before the end of November, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said. "At …

Can Europe survive a Trump presidency?

Can Europe survive a Trump presidency?

Doing so will require unprecedented unity on the part of the EU

The EU to be able to respond to external crises without the guiding hand of US

The EU to be able to respond to external crises without the guiding hand of US

German defense minister wants EU military to match NATO

Collective shock: first Berlin reactions to Trump#039s victory

Collective shock: first Berlin reactions to Trump's victory

Nobody believed that he could win until the last moment, which caused today a more painful post-election hangover in the German political elite. Even yesterday, the experts of the political TV program Tagesschau convinced its viewers that …

 Cavusoglu: Germany supports militant groups

Cavusoglu: Germany supports militant groups

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused Germany of allowing the Kurdish militant PKK and far-leftist DHKP-C, both of which have carried out armed attacks in Turkey, to operate on German soil with impunity. …

Erdogan: Germany harboring terrorists

Erdogan: Germany harboring terrorists

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Nov. 3 over her criticism of the detention of daily Cumhuriyet journalists, saying …

Bundestag MP: Urgent improvement in relations with Russia is needed

Bundestag MP: "Urgent improvement in relations with Russia is needed"

The German government must cease its participation in NATO's confrontational policy against Russia, Katrin Kunert

 Merkel: Brexit talks must cause as little friction as possible

Merkel: Brexit talks must cause as little friction as possible

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union should cause as little friction as possible within the bloc. She added that the four freedoms that underpin the …

Refugees aren’t the problem. Europe’s identity crisis is

Refugees aren’t the problem. Europe’s identity crisis is

The real challenge of immigration is “the challenge of knowing the other” – and it goes both ways

Bundestag MP: Bundeswehr has no business near Russian borders

Bundestag MP: "Bundeswehr has no business near Russian borders"

A member of the German Bundestag representing the Left Party, Aleksandr Neu, speaking to the German public radio, criticized plans to send 600 soldiers of the Bundeswehr to the eastern NATO flank in Lithuania, right on the Russian border.

NATO seeks troops to deter Russia on eastern flank

NATO seeks troops to deter Russia on eastern flank

NATO will press allies to contribute to its biggest military build-up on Russia's borders since the Cold War as the alliance prepares for a protracted quarrel with Moscow, Reuters reports. With Russia's aircraft carrier heading …