Germany's Foreign Minister: 'We Are Seeing What Happens When the U.S. Pulls Back'

Germany's Foreign Minister: 'We Are Seeing What Happens When the U.S. Pulls Back'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 08, 2018

In an interview, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urges Germany to pay greater attention to the future of the EU. He warns that there are no vacuums in international politics and that when the U.S. withdraws, Russia or China step in. Interview Conducted by Christiane Hoffmann and Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]

Gedenkveranstaltungen in Paris: Blumen für "Charlie Hebdo"

Gedenkveranstaltungen in Paris: Blumen für "Charlie Hebdo"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 07, 2018

Drei Jahre ist es her, dass Islamisten in Paris eine Anschlagserie verübten, bei der 17 Menschen ums Leben kamen. Bis heute ist bei "Charlie Hebdo" keine Normalität eingekehrt. mehr...


Commissioner Oettinger on EU Reform: Macron Ideas 'An Excellent Basis for Discussion'

Commissioner Oettinger on EU Reform: Macron Ideas 'An Excellent Basis for Discussion'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 03, 2018

European Commissioner Günther Oettinger, 64, says in an interview with DER SPIEGEL that a United States of Europe is a worthwhile goal. He urges Germany to take French President Macron's proposals seriously -- and to form a government as soon as possible Interview Conducted by Peter Müller more... Comment ]

Euro-Zonen-Reform: Gabriel will europäischen Währungsfonds

Euro-Zonen-Reform: Gabriel will europäischen Währungsfonds

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 06, 2017

EU-Kommissionspräsident Jean-Claude Juncker hat seinen Reformplan für die Eurozone konkretisiert. Außenminister Sigmar Gabriel unterstützt die Richtung, macht konkrete Vorschläge und mahnt - man habe nicht unbegrenzt Zeit. Von Severin Weiland mehr... Forum ]


SPD vor dem Parteitag: Für Europa in die Große Koalition

SPD vor dem Parteitag: Für Europa in die Große Koalition

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 05, 2017

Die SPD steht vor einem schwierigen Parteitag, viele Anhänger lehnen eine Große Koalition ab. Außenminister Gabriel wirbt indirekt für ein Bündnis mit der Union. Sein Argument: Europa. Von Severin Weiland mehr... Forum ]

Hello? Anybody Home? Germany's Voice Suddenly Missing in Brussels

Hello? Anybody Home? Germany's Voice Suddenly Missing in Brussels

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 24, 2017

After the German election, French President Emmanuel Macron laid out his vision for far-reaching EU reforms. But with coalition talks having collapsed in Germany, Berlin suddenly has no voice. Some in Brussels are yearning for a return of the SPD. By Peter Müller more... Comment ]


What Macron Means for Europe: 'How Much Will the Germans Have to Pay?'

What Macron Means for Europe: 'How Much Will the Germans Have to Pay?'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 26, 2017

Emmanuel Macron represents an opportunity for Europe, one the Germans would be wise to take advantage of. It is doubtful, though, whether Angela Merkel will be able to act on the French president's bold vision. An Essay by Jürgen Habermas more... Comment ]

Interview with Emmanuel Macron: 'We Need to Develop Political Heroism'

Interview with Emmanuel Macron: 'We Need to Develop Political Heroism'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 13, 2017

In a DER SPIEGEL interview, French President Emmanuel Macron talks about his first months in office, elaborates on his plans for Europe and discusses his developing relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Interview Conducted by Klaus Brinkbäumer, Julia Amalia Heyer and Britta Sandberg in Paris more... Comment ]


Frankreichs Präsident in der Kritik: Macron ätzt gegen Arbeitslose

Frankreichs Präsident in der Kritik: Macron ätzt gegen Arbeitslose

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 05, 2017

"Abgehoben", "Präsident der Reichen": Der französische Staatschef Macron steht wegen herablassender Bemerkungen in der Kritik - nicht zum ersten Mal wetterte er gegen Arbeitslose. mehr... Forum ]

Never Fear! Merkel Should Follow Macron's Lead on Europe

Never Fear! Merkel Should Follow Macron's Lead on Europe

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 02, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron is challenging the populists with a bold vision for the future of Europe. Germany should follow his example. A DER SPIEGEL Editorial by Christiane Hoffmann more... Comment ]