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German Elections

When Breaking News Is Only Headlines: Germany, the European Union and the U.S.

Edward Goldberg | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

Of all this week's international news -- the horrors in Kenya, Rouhani at the UN, the negotiations over Syria -- it is what some might call 'the boring German election' that will have the greatest long-term impact on the interests of the United States.

Merkel Tip

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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What Merkel's Victory Means for Hillary 2016

Eva Claudia Schweitzer | Posted 11.23.2013 | World
Eva Claudia Schweitzer

Merkel is on top of her game, and the Republicans would have a hard time criticizing her for helping Hillary. So, this will most surely help Hillary.

Merkel On Way To Winning Third Term As German Chancellor

Reuters | Posted 11.22.2013 | World

* Merkel's conservatives eye strongest result since 1990 * Chancellor has outside chance of absolute majority * FDP alli...

German Green Leader Regrets Publishing Pedophile Pamphlet

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

BERLIN -- The head of Germany's Green Party has expressed regret about a two-decade-old political pamphlet containing calls to decriminalize some form...

Don't Underestimate Germany's Anti-Euro Party

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | World

By Noah Barkin BERLIN, April 14 (Reuters) - The political establishment has dismissed Germany's new anti-euro party as a fear-mongerin...

Merkel, Austerity Policies Dealt Blow

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

* Projections show worst post-war result in state for CDU * Result could harden opposition to Berlin's austerity policies ...

German Opposition Win Biggest State

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

BERLIN — Voters in Germany's most populous state inflicted an embarrassingly heavy defeat on Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives Sunday and...

German Minister Quits Amid Plagiarism Scandal

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Germany's popular defense minister resigned Tuesday amid a deepening scandal over plagiarism allegations that threatened to become a li...

Taliban To Germany: Leave Afghanistan Or We'll Attack Oktoberfest

The Christian Science Monitor | David Montero | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Taliban have a new target: beer and bratwurst. In perhaps their most bizarre threat to date, Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have threatened to...

Germany Election: Social Democrats, Left Party Reject National Cooperation Ahead Of Vote

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Cameron Abadi I GlobalPost BERLIN, Germany -- The moderator at Tuesday night's forum returned, again and again, to the same question. Turning to th...

Deadly Afghanistan Air Prompts US-German Rift; More Reports Of Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An air strike by U.S. fighter jets that appears to have killed Afghan civilians could turn into a major dispute for NATO allies Germany and the United...