They’ve already crashed out of the regional Saarland parliament. Could the Bundestag be next? The German environmentalist party is fighting for its political survival.
The British will harm themselves more than anyone else by withdrawing from the E.U., predicts economics professor Paul J.J. Welfens.
The British can and should manage the consequences of Brexit without bringing further woes down upon on their heads. But so far, the separation process hasn't offered much hope, argues Chris Patten.
The center-left Social Democrats are pledging to roll back some of the reforms that made Germany economically competitive again over a decade ago. That has alarmed business leaders.
There are 1.4 million Turkish voters living in Germany, and many feel caught in the middle as the dispute between Berlin and Ankara over the Turkish referendum campaign escalates.
Martin Schulz is Angela Merkel’s main challenger for the German chancellorship and his SPD party’s popularity is soaring. The former president of the European Parliament is a high-flyer who prefers to play the underdog.
For decades democratic development had been in the direction of more democracy, more cooperation, more open borders, more globalization, more respect and more diversity. That is no longer a certainty, writes Patrick W. Diemer, chairman of business travel service provider AirPlus.
It’s better to lose face than lose patience. Which is why now, more than ever, we need to develop strategies for dealing with authoritarian rulers.
The debate over Germany’s external surplus should not be about the euro exchange rate or German exports. The problem is that Germany’s imports are too low, owing to its huge investment gap.
Western Europe now needs an Eastern orientation, argues the Hungarian ambassador to Germany.