While political cooperation is usually seen as a positive thing, in Germany bipartisanship could have negative side effects.
The recent electoral success of the ultra-conservative AfD has experts trying to discover what's behind the shift to the right.
German Chancellor and Christian Democrat (CDU) Angela Merkel (C) reacts to initial results that gave the party 32.9 percent of the vote.
Even though the campaign for chancellor Merkel's re-election is essentially a foregone conclusion, there's still a great deal at stake on Sunday.
Trump's protectionist stance at the G7 summit opened a huge rift—and the Paris Agreement was built to withstand it.
Opening remarks from world leaders were long on hope and short on details. In this case, that's precisely what we needed.
The leaders of Russia, China, Germany, and the United States offered ambitious initiatives in their speeches at COP21. How optimistic should we be?
On the surface, today’s Jews can go about their lives as proudly, as openly, and as securely as members of the majority. But as the recent attacks in Denmark and France—and Europe’s response in the aftermath—remind us, this is a frighteningly fragile, if not illusory, achievement.