The United States House of Representatives has passed President Donald Trump's flagship tax reform bill. The legislation could be Trump's first major victory following a raft of previous headline-grabbing failures.
As Germany negotiates a new government, pressure is growing to ax a tax for special economic aid to the formerly communist East. Are Germans tired of paying reunification costs, even as the eastern economy lags behind?
Boris Becker has just turned 50. Is he a star? We Germans love it when things go well for our heroes. However, when things don't go so well, that's no longer the case. This hero deserves better, writes Marko Langer.
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A quick rundown of business events of the week
Germany's chancellor has said that it would be "simply wrong" to hold new elections after coalition talks collapsed. Her statement came as rival Social Democrats reconsidered a second "grand coalition" with her CDU.
More than 33,000 people have died attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean since 2000, according to a UN study. With routes between Turkey and Europe blocked, pressure has increased on the route to Italy.
UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against Saint Petersburg-based Zenit FC after its fans displayed a large banner praising Serbian war criminal Ratko Mladic. The move came a day after Mladic was convicted of genocide.
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