BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States and Germany called on China to immediately release a prominent human rights activist who was jailed for eight years on Tuesday for subversion, the harshest sentence passed in a recent crackdown on activism.
German intelligence has accused China of using LinkedIn and other social media sites to infiltrate the German government, according to a new report.
President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, may face a longer road to confirmation as a result of his past remarks about female politicians and media personalities.
German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel does not support President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to The Washington Post.
Trump administration insiders are becoming increasingly concerned that a congressional holdup of key ambassador posts is beginning to interfere with critical American foreign policy efforts, particularly those to rally the international community against North Korea and its contested nuclear program, according to Trump administration insiders and congressional officials familiar with the situation.
Following yesterday’s federal elections in Germany, one thing is clear: Angela Merkel will have a fourth term as chancellor. Unfortunately that is the only thing that is clear.
Former President Barack Obama’s face is back on the campaign trail, this time in Germany, where his image is being used on posters to promote the reelection of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Germany shut down a left-wing website for “legitimizing violence” against police officers at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg last month, German authorities said Friday.
The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, a left-leaning nonprofit organization, compared President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler on Tuesday.