Germany

The context Moody’s has downgraded its outlook for German banks to “negative” from “stable” as profitability and overall creditworthiness weaken in a low interest rate environment. In a report published Thursday, the ratings giant said the already weak profitability of ...

The European fracture between France and Germany  German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned on Sunday against undermining NATO, in Berlin’s strongest response to date to French President Emmanuel Macron’s critical remarks about the security alliance. Macron told The Economist this ...

A complex international economy Slumping exports sent Germany’s economy into reverse in the second quarter, with prospects of an early recovery slim as its manufacturers struggle at the sharp end of a global slowdown amplified by tariff conflicts and fallout ...

At the end of the nineteenth century, Friedrich Ratzel totally renewed geography and geopolitical analysis. This thinker draws a comparison between nature and environment on one side, and States and human societies on the other. In other words, he added ...

Tensions between the United States and two key allies in NATO , Germany and Turkey, threw a chill on Wednesday’s celebrations of the Alliance’s 70th anniversary, despite calls for “unity” in the face of the Russian “threat”. However, everything had ...

Nord Stream project 2 in common understanding is gas project and the continuation of previous project. As we all know, the project belongs to Russian company, Gazprom alongside companies from France (Engie), Germany (Uniper and Wintershall), Austria (OMV) and Netherlands ...

Since the very beginning of the European construction, the questions of defense and security have been generally put aside. In 1954 French people decided to follow this path by voting no for the European defense community. More than half a ...

Following the rise of the Alternative Fur Deutschland Germany’s homegrown modernized white nationalist movement to unprecedented prominence in the Bundestag, party leader Alexander Gauland assured the Jews of Germany in an interview that they have ‘nothing to fear’ at the ...

Will Angela Merkel respond to voters’ concerns or keep ignoring them? German chancellor Angela Merkel has paid a steep price for her controversial 2015 decision to let in millions of people fleeing Middle Eastern and African countries. Merkel’s party, the ...

Essay  by Julien Garcia, member of HEIP Junior Consulting The COP 21 was the most important international meeting about environment ever made. It led to ambitious promises and brought a feeling of hope about the climatic challenge. However, the world ...