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Exclusive - Five Eyes intelligence alliance builds coalition to counter China

12 Oct 2018

BERLIN The five nations in the world's leading intelligence-sharing network have been exchanging classified information on China's foreign activities with other like-minded countries since the start of the year, seven officials in four capitals said.

America's image worsens under Trump

01 Oct 2018

BERLIN The image of the United States has deteriorated further among its traditional allies after a year in which President Donald Trump ratcheted up his verbal attacks on countries like Canada and Germany, a leading survey showed.

Germany, Saudi Arabia turn page on diplomatic dispute

26 Sep 2018

UNITED NATIONS/BERLIN Germany and Saudi Arabia have agreed to end a prolonged diplomatic row that prompted the kingdom to pull its ambassador from Berlin and punish German firms operating in the country.

Trump could push Germany towards Russia and China, veteran diplomat says

04 Sep 2018

BERLIN The longer Donald Trump stays in office, the higher the risk that anti-American forces will gain the upper hand in Germany and push it into the arms of Russia and China, veteran German diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger said in an interview.

Pharmakonzerne schlagen wegen Blockade in Saudi-Arabien Alarm

22 Aug 2018

Berlin Die politischen Spannungen zwischen Deutschland und Saudi-Arabien haben deutsche Arzneimittel- und Medizintechnik-Hersteller auf den Plan gerufen.

Exclusive: Pharma sector warns Saudis on German drug curbs

22 Aug 2018

BERLIN European and U.S. pharmaceutical associations have waded into a diplomatic row between Germany and Saudi Arabia, warning that ongoing restrictions on German-made drugs could hurt Saudi patients and dampen future investment in the kingdom.

U.S. deports accused former Nazi guard to Germany

21 Aug 2018

WASHINGTON/BERLIN A 95-year old New York City man believed to be a former guard at a labour camp in Nazi-occupied Poland has arrived in Germany after being arrested and deported by U.S. immigration authorities, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. | Video

Chinese 'highway to nowhere' haunts Montenegro

16 Jul 2018

PODGORICA Perched atop massive cement pillars that tower above Montenegro's picturesque Moraca river canyon, scores of Chinese workers are building a state-of-the-art highway through some of the roughest terrain in southern Europe. | Video

China's ambitions in eastern Europe to face scrutiny at summit

04 Jul 2018

SOFIA/BERLIN/BRUSSELS China meets central and eastern European leaders on Saturday for a summit where Beijing's promises of big infrastructure deals will come under greater scrutiny with some participants saying the annual gatherings yield little.

Exclusive - China presses Europe for anti-U.S. alliance on trade

04 Jul 2018

BRUSSELS/BERLIN China is putting pressure on the European Union to issue a strong joint statement against President Donald Trump's trade policies at a summit later this month but is facing resistance, European officials said. | Video

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