The recent election successes of right-wing parties in Europe are giving investors the jitters. Political instability means uncertainty, and that's not good for growth. Many CEOs are seeing a bumpy road ahead and taking evasive action.
Europe today fears Germany's economic strength rather than its military might, historian Andeas Rödder tells DW. At the same time, Germany is meant to lead the EU: a dilemma for all sides.
The German chancellor has addressed MEPs in Strasbourg, laying out Germany's vision for the future of Europe. Seven months ahead of EU parliamentary elections, she gave her personal assessment of where the bloc stands.
Italy is trying to show leadership in the Libya crisis in a bid to stem migration and promote stability in North Africa. But that effort hit a snag when Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar backed out at the last minute.
Resignations, a potential leadership challenge and a dogmatic prime minister battling to save her Brexit deal have plunged London's political world into chaos. DW's Barbara Wesel says the lies are coming home to roost.
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