Fall Khashoggi: Macron nennt Waffenembargo gegen Saudi-Arabien "Demagogie"

Fall Khashoggi: Macron nennt Waffenembargo gegen Saudi-Arabien "Demagogie"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 26, 2018

Keine Sanktionen bei Waffenexporten: Frankreichs Präsident Macron geht im Fall Khashoggi einen anderen Weg als Kanzlerin Merkel. Für diese Haltung fand er jetzt deutliche Worte. mehr...

Deutsch-französisches Treffen: Merkel trifft Macron in Marseille

Deutsch-französisches Treffen: Merkel trifft Macron in Marseille

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 03, 2018

Die Kanzlerin reist am Freitag zu einem Treffen mit dem französischen Präsidenten nach Marseille. Es dürfte unter anderem um Europas Flüchtlingspolitik gehen. mehr... Forum ]


Europe's Sputtering Motor: France and Germany Far Apart on EU Reform

Europe's Sputtering Motor: France and Germany Far Apart on EU Reform

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 18, 2018

The cabinets of Germany and France are set to meet on Tuesday, but the two countries remain far apart when it comes to eurozone reform. Paris is disappointed with Germany's response to Emmanuel Macron's proposals. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

French Finance Minister: 'Good News that Merkel Has Now Reacted'

French Finance Minister: 'Good News that Merkel Has Now Reacted'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 15, 2018

In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, French Finance Minister Bruno La Maire, 49, demands that eurozone reform be pushed forward quickly. Otherwise, he fears, Europe won't be able to stand up to U.S. President Donald Trump. Interview Conducted by Christian Reiermann and Peter Müller more... Comment ]


Trotz monatelanger Streiks: Frankreichs Parlament beschließt Bahnreform

Trotz monatelanger Streiks: Frankreichs Parlament beschließt Bahnreform

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 14, 2018

Der Widerstand gegen den Umbau der französischen Staatsbahn war heftig. Nun segnet das Parlament das Vorhaben ab - ein Erfolg für Präsident Macron. Gestreikt wird vorerst trotzdem weiter. mehr...

Rise of the Autocrats: Liberal Democracy Is Under Attack

Rise of the Autocrats: Liberal Democracy Is Under Attack

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 13, 2018

Autocratic leaders and wannabes, from Putin to Trump, are making political inroads around the world. In recent years, Western liberal democracy has failed to live up to some of its core promises, helping to fuel the current wave of illiberalism. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Trapped in the Past: Increasing Headwinds for Angela Merkel

Trapped in the Past: Increasing Headwinds for Angela Merkel

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 08, 2018

Just a few months ago, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was being described as the new leader of the free world. But recently she has been having trouble getting her way even in Berlin and Europe. Her days of dominance appear to be over. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Korruptionsverdacht: Französische Justiz ermittelt gegen engen Macron-Mitarbeiter

Korruptionsverdacht: Französische Justiz ermittelt gegen engen Macron-Mitarbeiter

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 04, 2018

Der Stabschef des französischen Präsidenten Emmanuel Macron, Alexis Kohler, ist ins Visier der Ermittlungsbehörden geraten. Es soll unter anderem um den Vorwurf der Bestechlichkeit gehen. mehr...


Iran Crisis: Trump Drives Wedge Between Germany and France

Iran Crisis: Trump Drives Wedge Between Germany and France

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 18, 2018

Donald Trump's move to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran should have pulled the European Union together, but Angela Merkel has instead chosen to appease the U.S. president. Criticism of her stance is mounting in Brussels and Berlin. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Exit from Iran Deal: Trump Strikes a Deep Blow to Trans-Atlantic Ties

Exit from Iran Deal: Trump Strikes a Deep Blow to Trans-Atlantic Ties

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 11, 2018

With his decision to blow up the Iran deal, U.S. President Donald Trump has thrown Europe into uncertainty and anxiety -- and raised the specter of a new war in the Middle East. One thing is certain: the trans-Atlantic relationship has been seriously damaged. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]