Martin Schulz is known in Germany mainly as a European politician and an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel. But later this year they will face off in the country’s leadership race.
The presidency of Donald J. Trump is going to be a gift to Europe’s troubled and divided policymakers, even though it comes in a package labelled ‘Handle with Care’ and ‘Danger’, writes Giles Merritt.
Transparency International said the crackdown on civil society in Croatia and Hungary “under the guise of a nationalist, ‘illiberal’ agenda” represented the new face of corruption in Europe.
Left-winger Benoit Hamon the leader in the race to be the Socialist presidential candidate.