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Germany’s Merkel: Trump’s Twitter Eviction ‘Problematic’

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel considers U.S. President Donald Trump's eviction from Twitter by the company “problematic,” her spokesman said Monday. Twitter permanently suspended Trump from the microblogging platform on Friday, citing a “risk of further incitement of violence” in the wake of the storming of the U.S. Capitol...

Germany: Merkel's Party in Crisis as Heir Apparent Quits

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent unexpectedly threw in the towel Monday, plunging her conservative party into an even deeper crisis as it struggles to agree on its future political direction after losing votes to the far right. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told leading members of the Christian Democratic Union,...

UK Says Chances of Brexit Deal Slim; EU Chides 'Blame Game'

LONDON — Britain and the European Union traded ill-tempered barbs Tuesday as the U.K. said a Brexit deal might be impossible, with just over three weeks until its scheduled departure from the bloc. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said EU intransigence had led to a breakdown in negotiations, prompting...