All posts tagged "Germany"
Eurozone’s economic growth near 6-year high: New survey
LONDON – Businesses across the 19-country eurozone, and particularly in France, are increasingly upbeat and hiring more people despite big uncertainties – including France’s high-stakes presidential election. A closely watched survey of some 5,000 companies indicates that...
- Posted March 24, 2017
Social democrats meeting in Berlin to work against populism
The convention stands for "progressive parties worldwide working together"
- Posted March 12, 2017
Germany sees alarmingly high number of anti-migrant crimes
BERLIN — Migrants and their homes in Germany faced more than 3,500 attacks in 2016, a number that is “alarmingly high and cause for concern,” a German official said Monday, while adding that the crimes are being...
- Posted February 27, 2017
Germany’s Merkel formally nominated for election run
Won the support of 95% of delegates at a convention of the Christian Democrats' branch
- Posted February 25, 2017
Germany: Merkel’s party slips behind center-left SPD in poll
BERLIN — Germany’s Social Democrats nudged past Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc for the first time in more than a decade according to a poll released Friday, as the center-left party rides a wave of enthusiasm from...
- Posted February 24, 2017
German optimism up in positive sign for Europe’s economy
FRANKFURT, Germany — German business optimism rose unexpectedly in February as executives appeared to shrug off initial worries about U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies, providing another sign that Europe’s economy is gaining pace. The Ifo institute index...
- Posted February 22, 2017
Germany: US benefits from stable EU, united NATO
MUNICH — Germany’s defense minister told the U.S. on Friday that Washington has an interest in both a stable European Union and a united NATO, and cautioned against turning the fight against terrorism into a “front against...
- Posted February 17, 2017
Pence aiming to reassure allies at start of Trump presidency
WASHINGTON — Making his debut on the world stage, Vice President Mike Pence will seek to reassure skeptical allies in Europe about U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, who has made his “America First” mantra a...
- Posted February 17, 2017
European Central Bank: ‘No room for complacency’ on recovery
That was the view contained in the written account of the Jan. 19 meeting of the bank's 25-member governing council
- Posted February 16, 2017
Germany picks Frank-Walter Steinmeier to be president
The president has little executive power but is considered an important moral authority
- Posted February 12, 2017