Olaf Scholz says Germany will survive the winter after decisive action to wean itself off Russian energy. But the conservative opposition has criticized the decision not to reconnect nuclear reactors as "madness."
Warsaw is frustrated by Germany’s dithering on arms for Ukraine, Poland’s prime minister tells opposition leader Friedrich Merz.
CDU leader Friedrich Merz piloted a flight to the wedding of Finance Minister Christian Lindner, which has drawn criticism. He said he uses his plane "primarily for professional purposes."
The German opposition leader is set to head to Ukraine’s capital — a trip Chancellor Olaf Scholz so far has no plans to make. Scholz’s Social Democrats see Merz’s move as a PR stunt ahead of important state elections.