Even as it makes a big push into green energy and hosts big climate conferences, Germany has remained stubbornly reliant on coal for a big share of its energy. That might finally be starting to change.
Andrej Babis and his party are winning the Czech Republic’s parliamentary elections this weekend. Add him to the current president, and that would mean not one, but two Donald Trump admirers governing a liberal democracy in the EU.
Germany says it has uncovered American spies, and Chancellor Angela Merkel is "unamused." But even after the Germans ordered the removal of a CIA official in Berlin, the flap is unlikely to change much in the US-German relationship.
US President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House today, for talks expected to focus on their differences over NATO, Russia, global trade and a host of other issues.
"The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I've experienced that in the last few days," Merkel said, following Donald Trump's trip to Europe he called "a great success for America."
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The ceasefire in Ukraine is shaky at best, and has failed to stop fighting in the eastern part of the country. And despite ongoing negotiations with Ukraine and Western leaders, it seems that's exactly how Russian President Vladimir Putin likes it.