Germans favor withdrawal of US troops, not paying more for US ‘protection’ – poll

Almost every second German favors the withdrawal of US forces based there, according to a poll taken prior to the NATO summit, at which Donald Trump accused Berlin of relying on Washington’s protection and not contributing enough. Some 42 percent of Germans are ready to see 35,000 US troops return home, a new YouGov poll, […]

Germans split on whether Merkel should remain chancellor, poll shows amid coalition feud

A new poll shows that some 43 percent of Germans believe that Chancellor Angela Merkel should step down. It comes amid fears that her rift with Bavaria over ‘open-door’ migrant policy may plunge the coalition into crisis. A YouGov poll, which was conducted ahead of Sunday’s emergency EU meeting called by Merkel in an attempt […]

How the British Fooled the Germans — With Cubist Paintings

The man was no fan of the modern stuff. Despite being a very successful artist, Norman Wilkinson rejected the bold, contrasting colors and aggressive geometry of the cubists, preferring to stick to his very realistic naval battles and idyllic landscapes. But that didn’t mean turning his back on new ideas altogether: In fact, while sweeping […]

Merkel & Schulz ignored foreign policy issues Germans worry about – ex German ambassador to RT

Germany’s major parties have been silent on foreign policy issues while the world and Germany itself face plenty of international problems, a German diplomat and FDP member told RT. He also said Germans want to improve the soured relations with Russia. Read more One of the reasons for the CDU’s failure, a significant loss in […]

Genesis G70 First Drive | An arrow to the heart of the Germans

SEOUL, South Korea — As schoolyard cliques go, the triumvirate of premium German small sedans has always been nastily effective. Sure, the gang’s leadership sometimes swaps around, favoring whichever one has the latest engineering or marketing trick, but what they do even more effectively than beating each other is blocking out the new kids. Lexus […]

‘US self-interest’: Poll shows overwhelming majority of Germans against new Russia sanctions

Published time: 29 Jul, 2017 16:21 Edited time: 29 Jul, 2017 16:33 In a survey published by Der Spiegel, 83 percent of Germans over 18 disapprove of the US’ planned expanded sanctions on Russia, with a mere six percent expressing approval. Read more The poll, carried out by the Forsa Institute market research firm, asked […]

5 Germans incl 16yo girl reportedly among 20 female ISIS fighters captured in Mosul

Iraqi forces have detained a group of female Islamic State fighters in Mosul, five of whom are reportedly German. Berlin is investigating whether one of them is a 16-year-old girl who left the country a year ago to join the terrorist group. Iraqi troops captured a group of some 20 female fighters last week in […]