Europe

Germany regional elections: Far-right surge in 2 states

AfD surges in two states but fails to unseat governing parties. But its gains will make coalition-building tricky.

Europe

German far right gets boost in local elections

The AfD, which focuses on anti-immigration, anti-Islam rhetoric, increases support in two eastern states.

Germany's far right eyes future gains after election boost

Poland

Germany asks for forgiveness as leaders mark 80 years since WWII

US and European politicians draw different conclusions at ceremony in Poland marking 80 years since beginning of WWII.

Germany asks for forgiveness as leaders mark 80 years since WWII

Germany

Far-right AfD projected to make gains in two German state polls

Votes in two eastern states threaten to deliver blow to Germany's traditional big parties and their national coalition.

Far-right AfD projected to make gains in two German state polls

Europe

Germany's anti-immigration party aims for election win in Saxony

Opinion polls show the AfD may secure the most ballots, signalling Saxony's shifting further right.

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Ferdinand Piech, driver of VW's global expansion, dies aged 82

The former CEO and chairman transformed the German automaker from a loss maker into a global billion-dollar powerhouse.

Ferdinand Piech, driver of VW's global expansion, dies aged 82

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Trump: US-EU trade deal could be 'very close'

Americans signal readiness for broad agreement, but German and Italian leaders say much remains to be done.

Trump: US-EU trade deal could be 'very close'

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US-EU commerce by the numbers: Planes and cars to snacks and beer

A look at trade deficit figures and details on imports and exports between Washington and Brussels as the G7 kicks off.

US-EU commerce by the numbers: Planes and cars to snacks and beer

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G7 dysfunction makes unified action on Hong Kong near impossible

Trade wars, Brexit and other divisions threaten unity of bloc as summit gets underway.

G7 dysfunction makes unified action on Hong Kong near impossible

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Trade and global slowdown are likely to dominate G7 Summit

IMF warns it may slash its world economic forecast by half a percentage point if US-China trade dispute escalates.

 Trade and global slowdown are likely to dominate G7 Summit

Germany

Syrian convicted of Chemnitz killing that sparked far-right riots

German court sentences Syrian asylum seeker to jail over fatal stabbing that sparked far-right protests in Chemnitz.

Syrian convicted of Chemnitz killing that sparked far-right riots

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Editor’s Analysis

What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France?

European powers have already ruled out renegotiating Britain's departure from the EU.

What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France?

Europe

Brexit: UK's Boris Johnson in Europe to lobby leaders

Mixed messages from Germany and France as UK Prime Minister Johnson lobbies leaders on no-deal exit from the EU.

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Is Biarritz good for biz? EU-US trade hangs in balance at G7

As world leaders gather in France's Basque Country, European negotiators are set to dig in their heels against Trump.

Is Biarritz good for biz? EU-US trade hangs in balance at G7

G7

Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7

Russia was pushed out of the G8 in 2014 because of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7