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  1. covid-19
    Second Coronavirus Wave Propels European Countries Into Lockdown 2.0France, Germany announce lockdowns that will last at least a month. “We no longer have control of the spread of the virus,” Chancellor Merkel warned.
  2. pandemic prescriptions
    How Germany Is Saving Jobs During the PandemicThe spike in unemployment in America was inevitable. Germany and many other countries in Western Europe have a program to protect workers and jobs.
  3. coronavirus
    How Germany Plans to Start Opening Up, Starting Next WeekThis is what it looks like when a responsible country begins to lift social-distancing restrictions.
  4. coronavirus
    Will the Coronavirus Tear Europe Apart?Germany has ditched its economic playbook to confront the pandemic at home, but it’s not yet clear if it will do the same for its southern neighbors.
  5. coronavirus
    The Leader of the Free World Gives a Speech, and She Nails ItA speech with compassion and forthrightness — imagine that.
  6. mass shooting
    ‘Right-Wing Extremist’ Kills 9 in Attack on German BarsThe shooting in Hanau targeted shisha bars popular with young Kurdish and Turkish people.
  7. president trump
    Germans Consider Trump More Dangerous Than Putin, Kim Jong-un: PollForty-one percent of Germans polled considered Trump to be a greater threat to world peace than any other head of state.
  8. global politics
    Angela Merkel’s Exit Is Yet Another Blow to European StabilityFor 14 years, the German chancellor defined both the promise and the limits of EU politics. It’s unclear how – or even whether – she can be replaced.
  9. global tech
    To Woo Investors, German Start-ups Adopt Silicon Valley Mind-setsCultural stigma around failure has led many in Berlin’s tech industry to avoid risk-taking behavior. Now, they’re trying to adopt a new mind-set.
  10. international affairs
    The Threat Posed by Europe’s Far-Right Surge Is Much Bigger Than One ElectionGains by a right-wing party in Sweden weren’t as big as many feared, but a small win over extremism shouldn’t obscure the broader danger.
  11. international politics
    Why We Should Be Unsettled that Germany Is Debating Acquiring Nuclear WeaponsThe terms of the debate are disturbing, whatever route the German government decides to take.
  12. WH: John Kelly Wasn’t Cringing at Trump, He Was Grumpy About BreakfastThe White House Chief of Staff is not very skilled at hiding his displeasure.
  13. Trump at NATO Summit: Germany Is ‘Captive to Russia’The president kicked off the summit by deriding America’s European allies as “delinquent,” and berating Germany for relying on Russian fuel sources.
  14. interesting times
    Trump Is Making Us All Live in His Delusional Reality ShowClinging to empiricism, facts, and what we see with our eyes and hear with our ears is the central and most essential task of resistance.
  15. Trump Unites U.S. Allies — in Opposition to His Trade PoliciesSix of the G7 countries are furious at Trump and his tactics.
  16. awful things
    3 Dead After Van Drives Into Crowd in Münster, GermanyThe driver committed suicide after ramming into a crowd of people outside a restaurant, but terrorism may not have been his motive.
  17. international affairs
    Angela Merkel Retains Power in Germany After Months of DeadlockShe will begin her fourth, and reportedly last, term as chancellor later this month.
  18. trade war
    Trump Threatens to Tax European Cars If His Trade War EscalatesThe president says he’ll retaliate against any retaliation.
  19. EU Prepares Tariffs on U.S. Bourbon and Jeans, As Trump Calls for Trade WarThe European Union plans to target industries with ties to the Republican leadership.
  20. Global Poll Shows U.S. Prestige Plummeting Under TrumpThe disdain our “America First” president has for the rest of the world is being reciprocated.
  21. foreign affairs
    Germany’s Political Turmoil Is Bad News for EuropeAngela Merkel picked a particularly unfortunate year to have this much trouble forming a government.
  22. Jitters Rise in Europe As Merkel Can’t Form GovernmentIf Angela Merkel can no longer govern Germany, how can Germany govern the EU?
  23. foreign affairs
    Angela Merkel Won Reelection, But Is She Still the Leader of the Free World?Sunday’s election results complicate her task of defending liberal democracy from the forces of right-wing xenophobia.
  24. Germany Shuts Down a Left-Wing ‘Extremist’ Website for First TimeGermany’s decision to shut down a social network for anti-capitalists may bear a warning to the American left.
  25. What Germany Can Teach America About Addressing White SupremacismPulling down monuments is a start, but the real change happens in schools.
  26. select all
    Germany Passes Law Penalizing Social Networks for Hate SpeechViolations carry a $57 million fine.
  27. German Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Same-Sex MarriageChancellor Angela Merkel cleared the way for parliament to consider legalization, but she voted against it.
  28. Trump Doubles Down on Feud With Germany in Early-Morning TweetAs Germany’s political leaders express their loss of faith in the U.S., Trump vows to change Berlin’s “very bad” conduct toward the U.S.
  29. Trump to EU: Germany Is ‘Bad, Very Bad’ for Selling Too Many Cars in U.S.According to a German newspaper, the president said he’s going to “stop” Germany from selling so many cars.
  30. Ivanka Trump Booed While Praising Her Father in GermanyAt the W20 summit, the First Daughter spoke on a panel with Angela Merkel and IMF chief Christine Lagarde. Ivanka was not the crowd favorite.
  31. Trump Refuses to Shake Hands With Angela Merkel, and It’s Very AwkwardThe extremely mature president never forgets a slight.
  32. migrant crisis
    Migrants Faced More Than 3,500 Attacks in Germany Last Year: ReportGermany’s immigrant population has become the target of a growing number of hate crimes.
  33. Trump Is Turning America’s Closest Allies Against UsThe House of Commons won’t let the American president address it, while Germany’s top newspaper calls on the free world to mobilize against Trump.
  34. Donald Trump’s America Isn’t Here to Make Friends — or Even to Retain ThemTrump’s top trade adviser reveals the administration’s radical disregard for America’s EU allies in an attack on Germany’s currency “exploitation.”
  35. international affairs
    Angela Merkel Will Run for 4th Term As German ChancellorAfter Trump’s victory, some having been calling her the new leader of the free world.
  36. Man Reportedly Shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ During Deadly Stabbing Outside MunichOne person is dead and three others were hurt in the attack. 
  37. German City Bans Asylum-Seekers From Public PoolThe ban will remain in place until “the message has come across.” 
  38. migrant crisis
    Germany to Release More Info on AssaultsMeanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel canceled trips abroad in order to deal with the unfurling mess. 
  39. How Germany Is Dealing With Its Facebook Hate-Speech ProblemA country that’s seen the worst excesses of nationalism and repression tries to grapple with both on social media.
  40. migrant crisis
    Germany to Close Its Borders to MigrantsOverwhelmed with tens of thousands of new arrivals, the country has invoked emergency powers to stem the tide.
  41. migrant crisis
    Thousands More Migrants Reach GermanyAnd with German officials worrying about resources and space, Austria says it will soon reinstitute restrictions on further migration.
  42. migrant crisis
    Thousands of Migrants Allowed Into Austria and GermanyThis weekend, at least 10,000 desperate refugees are expected to cross the Hungarian border into Western Europe.
  43. greece
    German Finance Minister to Greece: Maybe You Should Just Leave” … it would perhaps be the better way for Greece.”
  44. international affairs
    German Leader’s Hitler Photo Didn’t End WellLutz Bachmann has stepped down from his role at the anti-immigrant group Pegida.
  45. the war on christmas
    Berlin Thinks Nonbelievers Need Religious Holidays, TooEven though they don’t believe in God.
  46. the sports section
    GIF Recap: Germany Wins the World Cup in Extra TimeArgentina weeps. 
  47. the sports section
    A World Cup Final Primer for the Vaguely InterestedGermany and Argentina square off.
  48. the sports section
    World Cup Glossary: Useful Phrases for the Temporary FanYell these things during Sunday’s game. 
  49. international intrigue
    The U.S.-Germany Spy Scandal: A PrimerA dummy weather app, a speech impediment, the Fourth of July, and much more!
  50. ink-stained wretches
    The Saddest Newspaper Front Pages in Brazil After Their World Cup EmbarrassmentO major fiasco da história.
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