US President Donald Trump complained to European Union leaders in Brussels about Germany's trade surplus. German weekly “Der Spiegel” reports that Trump told leaders that Germans were “bad, very bad.”
The German government has presented its military budget report to NATO. A spending hike is planned, but economic concerns and political uncertainty may leave allies questioning Germany's commitment to the alliance.
NATO fears that without an INF missile ban it will be more difficult to prevent an arms race in Europe. The tensions are stirring memories of the 1980s and the Cold War. DW's Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
The worldwide trend toward fake news has gained significant momentum. Now European Union leaders are pushing back, but journalist Thomas Brey fears the bloc itself could still be under threat.
The top diplomats from the US and the EU have met a day after Washington slammed Europe over its stance on Iran. The criticism highlights current strains in trans-Atlantic ties.
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