The US is Germany’s top destinaton for exports. But the presidential election result could have dire consequences for the future of this trading partnership, according to Gabriel Felbermayer of the Ifo Institute.
Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders has said Germany's policy of blocking weapons sales with German components to Saudi Arabia is divisive. He warned that "German-free" product lines might need to be developed.
The US is pushing the UN Security Council to call for fresh presidential elections in Venezuela. Russia has proposed an alternative draft, which shows concern over outside interference in the nation's internal affairs.
On February 16, President Muhammadu Buhari and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar will face off in Nigeria’s presidential election. The outcome of this highly contested vote is far from certain.
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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