German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to tamp down anger over NSA spying this summer, only lashing out this week, when phone tapping allegations reached her own calls.
Despite having cruised to victory in last month's German elections, Angela Merkel is finding potential coalition partners reluctant to enter government with her.
With September elections looming, German opposition members are asking: What did the chancellor know, and when did she know it?
While still highly popular, Obama has come under criticism from the German public and government alike over the NSA's online surveillance program and US use of drones.
Beate Zschäpe's image was splashed across German newspapers today as her trial opened on charges of being a member of the Nationalist Socialist Underground. The existence of the murderous group eluded authorities for years.
The small protest party 'Alternative für Deutschland' could shake the political establishment by tapping into German resentment over its perceived propping up of Europe's south.
While appearing to be yet another victim of Europe's debt crisis, Cyprus is suffering in part due to unique characteristics including an oversized reliance on foreign depositors and a tiny economy.
The now-rejected bailout tax plan has left Cypriots and Europeans alike unhappy. Now Cyprus is looking to Russia for money.
Cypriots took to the streets and its parliamentarians rebelled against a EU bailout plan for the country's banks that would impose a tax on the banks' account holders.