Germany to get a new coalition government for Weihnachten

Nov 27, 2013
The lynchpin of the European economy is now on track for a new government by Christmas.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, nuclear energy

"If Spain had the capability of the NSA, they'd do it too."

Oct 28, 2013
The BBC's Tom Burridge takes the temperature of Spaniards in Madrid over allegations of NSA call-monitoring.
Posted In: bbc, spain, nsa, Eurozone, Germany

U.S. surveillance alienates allies

Oct 24, 2013
Allegations that the NSA tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone are threatening the relationship between Germany and America.
Posted In: NSA leaks, Edward Snowden, Germany, Angela Merkel

After elections, Germany's economic policy will have far-reaching impact

Sep 23, 2013
Merkel's center-right bloc got an impressive share of the vote, but the pro-business party she's been in partnership with did poorly.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, CDU, Bundestag

Beyond Germany's elections -- celebrating Luther

Sep 20, 2013
Germany is preparing for elections but also for the 500th anniversary in 2017 of Martin Luther kicking off the Reformation. How important is the Protestant work ethic in Germany's economic success?
Posted In: Germany, Lutheran, religion

In Germany, elections loom and doubts about the eurozone

Sep 20, 2013
On Sunday, German voters will go to the polls. Victory for Chancellor Angela Merkel seems certain. One unpredictable element, however, is the fate of a party that wants to exclude the Eurozone's economically struggling members from the bloc.
Posted In: Eurozone, Germany, Merkel, AfD, elections

In German election, economics is anything but dismal

Sep 19, 2013
As Germany approaches elections this weekend, a new party -- the Alternative for Germany -- is aiming to liven up German politics.
Posted In: Germany, euro

How do you say, 'It's the economy, stupid' in German?

Sep 18, 2013
GM's closure of its auto plant in Bochum, Germany, will be the first major closure of an auto plant there in 60 years.
Posted In: euro, Germany, General Motors

Move aside emerging markets, investors are now eyeing Europe

Sep 9, 2013
Investors have been shifting away from emerging markets, but where are they going instead? The answer may be Europe.
Posted In: U.S. investors, Euro zone, ECB, Greece, Germany

How to pronounce Germany's longest word

Jun 4, 2013
Rindfleischetikettierungsueberwachungsaufgabenuebertragungsgesetz. The longest German word is no more. Now that its gone, we teach you how to say it.
Posted In: Germany