Germany is Turkey’s largest trading partner. So many in Turkey find Berlin’s opposition to EU membership for Ankara hard to stomach. But as the Turkish economy continues to prosper, many are asking who needs the EU.
As Germany's Social Democrats meet to find a common line on TTIP, noted globalization scholar Saskia Sassen tells DW why we are witnessing a rise in trade agreements and who stands to benefit from them.
Elmar Brok, the German chairman of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs, explains the implementation process for the association agreement between the EU and Ukraine.
Later this month, the EU and Canada will ink a trade deal that is seen as a template for a similar pact between the EU and the US. While Germany has criticized parts of deal, the biggest threat doesn’t come from Berlin.
Passions have flared at an Internet Governance Forum being hosted in Istanbul. The country has long tried to silence the Web, which has left many participants wondering whether Turkey was the right choice.
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