BMW AG sought to defuse potential tensions with President-elect Donald Trump by noting its factory in the U.S. is its largest in the world and that a new, smaller factory in Mexico will make cars for its global customers and not just Americans.
The leader of Austria’s Freedom Party Heinz-Christian Strache, described Islam as “misogynistic,” “anti-liberal,” and as having “a fascistic worldview” during an almost two-hour speech at the FPÖ’s New Year gathering in the city of Salzburg.
Berlin attacker Anis Amri may have been high on a cocktail of cocaine and ecstasy when he ploughed a lorry into a Christmas market, German police believe.
Top EU politicians have expressed alarm at comments made president-elect Donald Trump on the EU and NATO. Photo: Trump with Bild publisher Kai Diekmann in New York,
Austria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz has said he will use his chairmanship of the OSCE as an opportunity to push for an easing of the sanctions against Russia.
German organizers of a meeting of European right-wing parties said they would bar journalists they deem hostile, sparking protests from media groups.
Germany’s largest Islamic organization has admitted some of its preachers acted as informants for the Turkish government. The statement is likely to further strain German-Turkish relations.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he was “perplexed” by Donald Trump comparing the leak of a dossier of unproven allegations against him to something that could have happened in Nazi Germany.
Pharmaceutical firms saw their stock prices drop on Thursday after US President-Elect Donald Trump used part of his press conference the day before to say that the US should negotiate better prices from drug companies.
Volkswagen said it had sold 10.3m cars worldwide last year, a new record for the German auto giant, despite grappling with a massive emissions cheating scandal.