China trade down due to US tariffs - Nord Stream 2 controversy continues - Divisions remain between east and west in Germany
Despite tensions, Merkel and Pompeo underscored the "close friendship" between their two countries during the US secretary of state's visit to Berlin. Earlier, Pompeo slammed authoritarianism in Russia and China.
US top diplomat Pompeo is in Germany to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall. He knows the country well, as he was stationed here during the Cold War. But how much longer will the US keep troops stationed in Germany?
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has begun an official visit to Germany. Relations between the NATO allies are at a low, but a recent announcement by one of Angela Merkel's ministers seemed to nod to US complaints.
The recent trade agreement between China and the US isn't much more than a declaration of intent. Yet it's no surprise that Trump is touting its success, since he's swimming in problems at home, says DW's Frank Sieren.
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