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.
Germany is prepared to compromise its arms export guidelines to facilitate joint defense projects with France, according to an internal government document. France wants to continue selling weapons to Saudi Arabia.
President Donald Trump is upping pressure on US allies in Europe to "take back" IS fighters captured in Syria. So far, European nations have been wary of calls to repatriate citizens who fought for IS.
US President Donald Trump is demanding European allies repatriate foreign "Islamic State" fighters captured in Syria. The call has sparked a heated debate about taking back German citizens who fought for IS.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned of a disintegration of international political structures. Speaking in Munich, she called for greater cooperation and stressed the importance of NATO.
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