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Deutsche Bank chief economist lashes out at former CEO Ackermann
Reckless expansion into investment banking by Deutsche's former bosses put Germany's biggest lender in its current mess, argues David Folkerts-Landau. Its high-flying Swiss ex-boss refuted the claim.
German politicians warn Italy’s new government
As Italy awaited the nomination of a new prime minister, German lawmakers warned the country’s incoming populist coalition of “playing with fire.” Its policies pose a risk to the euro zone.
Germany in the age of Trump
As the foreign ministers of Germany and the US meet in Washington for damage control, a foreign-policy expert ponders what Germany should do now that Donald Trump has cancelled the "partnership in leadership."
Germany’s main opposition party is talking just like Hitler did
The far-right AfD routinely uses words that were employed by the Nazis to rubbish critics and stir up hatred, a German linguist says. That’s causing concern among politicians as well as security officials.
Facebook’s Zuckerberg is home free after European Parliament meeting
Social network pioneer Mark Zuckerberg skated through his European Parliament hearing as the format left him little time to answer the questions he cherry-picked.
German banks stand by Iran despite ‘strongest sanctions in history’
Six small credit unions in southern Germany are still processing payments to Iran, undaunted by the wrath of Trump.
Families charged for pulling children out of school over Pentecost long weekend
School-aged children are legally obliged to attend school in Germany. And parents who try to take their children out of school without permission, regardless of the reason, face prosecution.
Weidmann signals the obvious: He wants the ECB’s top job
The Bundesbank’s president steps up his bid to succeed European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi next year, and calls for a swift end to the bank’s controversial bond purchasing scheme.
China’s renewed bid for power grid network 50Hertz worries Berlin
Chinese electricity giant SGCC is trying again to buy a 20 percent stake in 50Hertz, one of Germany’s four grid operators. Berlin is worried and so are rivals.
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