Severe damage has been caused by floods in France and Germany with more rain expected. With neighborhoods submerged, roads destroyed and electricity grids down, residents are taking stock of just how much damage has been
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is seeking to reform the so-called "Weimar Triangle" of Germany, Poland and France. Maas told Warsaw officials that eastern EU states should take a leading role in Brussels.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for talks with French President Macron, the man slowly assuming her role as Europe's leading figure. But with EU and eurozone reforms on the table, both still need each other.
For months, French President Emmanuel Macron has been waiting for a response from Berlin regarding his EU reform ideas. Now Angela Merkel is coming to Paris as the re-elected chancellor. But he shouldn’t expect too much.
France, Germany, Britain and the US have condemned a chemical attack on a Russian former double agent in the UK, blaming Moscow for the attack. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said the incident must have "consequences."
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