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.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered Russia negotiations with the EU on the "possibilities of cooperation in a joint trade area." In return, Berlin expects "a comprehensive resolution" of the conflict in Ukraine.
German Chancellor Merkel has offered Moscow possible trade cooperation deals if a resolution to the conflict in Ukraine is found, a German paper has said. The report comes amid an upsurge in clashes in Ukraine.
Human traffickers continue to find new methods to take refugees to Europe. The EU's reaction is helpless, cold-hearted and not unified at all.
Germany has delayed forced returns of asylum-seekers to Greece for another year, according to media reports. Greece, a point-of-entry for many immigrants, is accused of substandard treatment of refugee arrivals.
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