While Latin Americans perceive the EU as the preferred partner to tackle many evolving global challenges, the EU has so far largely neglected the region, according to a new representative study by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
Leaders of the West’s biggest democracies sought to demonstrate unity with non-Western democracies at the G7 summit that concluded on Tuesday (28 June), as the world heads towards a new era of bloc politics.
To tackle the growing influence of China and its belt and road initiative, Western leaders launched a Western counter-initiative worth $600 billion to lessen the Chinese economic grip on low- and middle-income countries.
Austria will receive less gas for the fourth day in a row, Russia’s Gazprom announced on Sunday, which has prompted a return to coal power, which the country phased out in 2020, following an emergency government meeting.
While the EU is currently working to unbundle the economic dependency on Russia, the exponential increase of demand for raw materials is unveiling increasing supply risks due to the high dependency on China, industry and experts warn.
Since the onset of the war in Ukraine, the German government has increasingly shifted its attention toward non-Western democracies, trying to forge alliances to isolate Russia and ensure that the emerging multipolar world order bears a Western signature. However, the push is likely to fail.
German chancellor Olaf Scholz warned on Thursday (9 June) that the globe is heading towards a multipolar world order that could diminish international solidarity and lead to renewed block building and deglobalization.
Chancellor Olaf Sholz (Social Democrat) has nuked a possible proposal to prolong the phase-out of nuclear reactors, initially due to cease by the end of the year, put forward by Finance Minister Christian Linder (FDP). While Germany is struggling to...
Germany's dependence on Chinese raw materials is increasingly attracting the government's attention as it continues, together with the EU, to work at full speed on freeing itself from Russian economic dependence. EURACTIV Germany reports.
In her first bigger media appearance since the end of her political career, former German chancellor Angela Merkel defended her controversial Russia policy and denied that she tried to appease Russian President Vladimir Putin.
While German cities are increasingly struggling to retain their diversity following the COVID-19 pandemic and the accelerated shift to online that comes with it, they have proven to be more resilient than previously expected.
The European Commission's announcement that the EU's rules on debt and deficits will remain suspended for another year has triggered a fierce reaction in Germany, whose finance minister - the liberal Christian Lindner - employed language reminiscent of Berlin’s austerity policy under Angela Merkel.
German chancellor Olaf Scholz travelled to Africa on Sunday (22 May) in an attempt to forge closer ties with like-minded democracies in an increasingly multipolar world order currently being reshaped by Russia's war in Ukraine.
Germany has made the EU integration of the Western Balkans a top priority for the government as their accession is geopolitically important for the EU, German chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday evening (19 May). Since the Russian war of...
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz opposes a European Parliament resolution calling for former Social Democrat Chancellor Gerhard Schröder to be put on the EU sanctions list due to his ties to the Kremlin, drawing the line at the measures already taken...
The European Parliament is increasing its pressure on former German chancellor Gerhard Schröder, threatening him with sanctions if he refuses to resign from his posts in Russian companies, a joint draft motion, seen by EURACTIV, suggests.
The German Social Democrats suffered a crushing defeat in Sunday’s state election in Germany’s most populous state and lost to the conservative CDU. The Greens were able to triple their vote and logged a historical result in the election.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba emphasised on Thursday (12 May) the importance of reaching EU-candidacy status for its morale in the war, while German economy minister Robert Habeck warned of giving “false promises.”
While Germany does not support a fast-tracked accession of Ukraine, foreign minister Annalena Baerbock said that she supports the idea of a reform of the EU to allow Ukraine and other countries to integrate more deeply with the bloc.
German Foreign minister Annalena Baerbock travelled to Kyiv on Tuesday (10 May) as the first minister of Scholz’s cabinet, where she demanded that the “war crimes and the crimes against humanity” be investigated.