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How people in the UK, Germany, and France feel about Joe Biden

How people in the UK, Germany, and France feel about Joe Biden

The majority of people in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany have favorable opinions of President-elect Joe Biden and expect US foreign policy will improve under his administration — a sign of good news for Biden’s plans to rebuild America’s alliances and reestablish trust in America around the world. According to Pew Research Center survey…
Germany, Vietnam, and New Zealand have reopened schools. Here’s what the US can learn.

Germany, Vietnam, and New Zealand have reopened schools. Here’s what the US can learn.

After the coronavirus interrupted schooling for more than 1.5 billion children worldwide, some of them are heading back to the classroom — and offering lessons for American students and educators. In Germany, students administer coronavirus tests on themselves to track if they have the disease or not. In Vietnam, children and adults get their temperatures…
Why the US ambassador to Germany is now also the new acting head of US intelligence

Why the US ambassador to Germany is now also the new acting head of...

President Donald Trump on Wednesday named current US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as the new acting director of national intelligence, a move that caught many in the US intelligence community by surprise. Grenell is an unconventional pick: The ambassador has little experience with intelligence work and is widely seen as Trump loyalist above all…
How Germany helped make renewable energy cheap for the rest of the world

How Germany helped make renewable energy cheap for the rest of the world

Hans-Josef Fell describes himself as a “solar freak.” His entire home, in a small town in Northern Bavaria, runs on renewable energy: heating, cooling, and electricity. Fell installed his first solar panels in 1991, and though they cost him about $70,000 in today’s dollars, he considered them to be a worthwhile purchase to help fight…
Shooting in Halle, Germany: what we know

Shooting in Halle, Germany: what we know

At least two people have been killed Wednesday in Halle, Germany, in what German officials are now calling an anti-Semitic attack. The shootings occurred near a synagogue and a kebab shop. Two other people were injured. Wednesday is Yom Kippur, one of the holiest days in the Jewish calendar, and the gunman attacked the synagogue…
A Week In Berlin, Germany, On A $55,000 Salary

A Week In Berlin, Germany, On A $55,000 Salary

9 a.m. — I'm working from home today and I have calls until 7 p.m., so I'm letting myself have a late start. I get up, get dressed, and make a quick run to the grocery store, where I buy peaches, tomatoes, a cucumber, bananas, avocados, basil, mozzarella, sandwich bread, pretzel rolls, tortellini, milk, eggs,…
What Angela Merkel’s exit means for Germany — and Europe

What Angela Merkel’s exit means for Germany — and Europe

Take a look at meetings of world leaders from the past 10 years and you’ll likely notice one person come up again and again. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is regarded as one of the most influential leaders of Europe, a figure whose authority spans 13 years and four terms. But she recently stepped down as…

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