June 2018

Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU, l-r) is talking on 23.06.2016 at the EU summit in Brussels (Belgium) with the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, the Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, the Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila and the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. In addition to migration and terrorism, Brexit is on the agenda of the two-day meeting. Photo: Pool Frederic Sierakowski / BELGA / dpa +++ (c) dpa - broadcasting +++
Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU, l-r) is t […]

Much talk of unity, no concrete outcome at EU migration summit

As part of the European Union's bid to resolve the refugee crisis, the leaders of 16 European countries pledged to work hard to resolve the crisis.
15.05.2018, Rheinland-Pfalzn, Mainz: Ein Kunde bezahlt auf dem Mainzer Wochenmarkt seine Erdbeeren. Das Leben in Deutschland ist teurer als im EU-Schnitt. (zu dpa «Teures Deutschland? Hohe Preisunterschiede in Europa» vom 22.06.2018)
15.05.2018, Rheinland-Pfalzn, Mainz: Ein […]

German price levels 5 per cent higher than EU average in 2017

Frankfurt – Consumer price levels in Germany were 5 per cent higher than the average in the European Union’s 28 member states in 2017, statistics released Friday showed. The most expensive country within the bloc was Denmark, where the price level was 41.5 per cent above the EU average, according to data from the Federal […]
ARCHIVE - 12.04.2016 - France, Strasbourg: A European flag blows in front of the European Parliament. (dpa "Merkel and Macron want investment offensive for Europe" from 19.06.2018) Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / dpa
ARCHIVE - 12.04.2016 - France, Strasbour […]

Germany, Italy, Austria, others to hold migration talks on Sunday

Several European leaders including those of France, Germany, Italy and Austria will hold talks on Sunday on migration, an issue bringing bitter political divisions to a head in Europe and increasingly in the United States.
18 June 2018, Germany, Munich: Horst Seehofer, CSU chairman and Federal Minister of the Interior, speaking during a press conference that took place after the session of the CSU presidium. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa
18 June 2018, Germany, Munich: Horst See […]

Germany’s migration dispute: Who can enter Germany and who can’t?

Germany's interior minister has threatened to start turning migrants back at the border unless Chancellor Angela Merkel finds a joint solution at EU level. Who exactly can enter Germany and who can't?