Secretary of State will meet French counterparts as administration works to heal a rift after its Australian submarine deal.
The Germans’ progressive drive comes despite a Vatican ban on the practice in March and adds to worries that unilateral moves could split the church.
The 96-year-old woman, charged with Holocaust-related crimes, fled by taxi and train but was apprehended hours later.
The killing of a woman who was abducted from a busy London street at night triggered an upsurge of anger from women who are tired of the danger they face as they go about their daily lives.
Millennial and Gen Z voters cast their ballots for two smaller parties that are calling for change, turning the environmentalist Greens and business-friendly Free Democrats into kingmakers of the next government.
A court sentenced the former president to one year of house arrest, pending appeals, confounding the politican’s legal woes.
The new U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council said the two governments would develop common strategies to mitigate the impact of nonmarket practices at home and in third countries.
A lack of clarity about what Germany’s next government will look like means urgent decisions within the European Union from economic policy to defense are on ice.
The politician built his popularity on his response to Covid-19 and styled himself as the German chancellor’s heir.
Germany’s political parties began what could be a monthslong bargaining process to form the next government, with two smaller parties in a position to decide who will succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor.
The French have long been wary of vaccines, but a mixture of mandates and inducements encouraged millions to get the shot as the Delta variant spread.
Germany faces uncertainty as a slim victory for the center-left in national elections left open the shape and agenda of its next government and offered little clarity about who would succeed Angela Merkel.
Carles Puigdemont, whom Spanish authorities accuse of sedition for his role in organizing an illegal independence referendum, was arrested by police in Italy. He could face extradition to Spain.
Voters will elect a new federal parliament, the first step toward appointing a successor to the chancellor, one of Europe’s longest-serving leaders.
More German Turks will run for election this year than at any time in the past two decades, but candidates from Germany’s largest ethnic minority say they often face racism, underlining the difficulties the country faces in integrating its diverse migrant communities.
Natural-gas supply shortfalls have led to record prices for the fuel and for electricity, leading to fears of a shortage and spotlighting European efforts to slash greenhouse-gas emissions.
The assassination attempt adds to a host of challenges facing President Volodymyr Zelensky at home and abroad.
The coming months will test whether high vaccination rates and a patchwork of low-intensity public health measures can keep the highly contagious Delta variant in check as temperatures drop and people huddle indoors.
Steps under consideration include state-backed loans to utilities and subsidies for fertilizer producers, as shortages of natural gas and electricity weigh on a range of industries.
Less than a fifth of the Balkan nation’s population is fully vaccinated, far below the EU’s 61% average.