Constanze Stelzenmüller is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. She joined The World's host Marco Werman from Washington to analyze the election results and discuss their significance.
A German court has ruled that a rent freeze introduced by the Berlin state government in 2019 was unconstitutional. Tenants’ organizations in Berlin say they are taking their campaign for a rent cap nationwide.
In today's Top of the World: Merkel reverses plan for strict Easter lockdown in Germany; China lashes out at major brands for speaking out against Uyghur human rights abuses; Vice President Kamala Harris tapped to tackle mass migration at the US-Mexico border.
Outside observers watched with disbelief as a violent mob of Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, the seat of US power.
French President Emmanuel Macron tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday, following a week when he has met with numerous European leaders.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told her country to expect a “difficult winter” as the number of newly reported coronavirus cases in the country hit a new high.
Three people were killed in a knife attack in the southern French coastal city of Nice, France. And, France and Germany have both announced national lockdowns again, declaring that the coronavirus is out of control. Also, China’s Defense Ministry has said that Chinese and US military chiefs held video meetings this week about crisis communication.
Governments across Europe are ratcheting up restrictions in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus as the continent recorded its highest weekly number of new infections since the start of the pandemic.
Five years after German chancellor Angela Merkel's famous words, "Wir schaffen das!" or "We can do this!" many of her critics' worst predictions on Europe's migrant crisis have not come to pass, says Constanze Stelzenmüller, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
A new analysis of 194 countries found that women-led nations have a better handle on the coronavirus pandemic. Not only were infection rates generally lower; fatality rates were also noticeably lower, too.
A world leader in cutting emissions from electricity production, the German government, in thrall to the auto industry, ‘overlooked’ pollution from cars and trucks.