German chancellor Angela Merkel has delivered a short response to the election of Donald Trump as US president. Describing the campaign as sometimes “hard to bear,” she underlined her commitment to work with Trump on the basis of shared values.
Riyadh has vowed to retaliate against any sanctions imposed over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. Several countries, including the US, say they want to take action if the government critic was killed.
A US-based research center has surveyed 26,000 people in 25 countries and found few with confidence in President Donald Trump to do the right thing. His low status is nearly matched by the Russian and Chinese leaders.
Much is at stake for Angela Merkel in Bavaria's state election. A poor result for her conservative allies could lead to more government instability. But the election also signals bigger changes in German politics.
US political activist and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader tells DW why he believes Donald Trump will be a one-term president and why the Democrats should adopt European concepts to win the midterm elections.
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