Germany elects anti-Trump former Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier as president

Newly-elected German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (2nd R) is congratulated by German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel after the presidential election at the Bundesversammlung federal assembly Bundestag (lower house of parliament)on February 12, 2017 in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) Former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, known for his fierce opposition to US President Donald […]

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Germany’s ex-Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier likely to become president

Former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier attends a party meeting on February 11, 2017 in Berlin, on the eve of the parliamentary assembly election to introduce the new president of the country. (Photo by AFP) Germany’s former Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who has censured US President Donald Trump, is the overwhelming favorite to win a […]

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Donald Trump’s presidency harbinger of troubled times ahead: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier talks during the opening of the 14th German-Dutch Forum, focused this year on migration and integration, in Berlin, on January 17, 2016. (Photos by AFP) German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned that the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency “marks end of old world order.” “Today, there is a great deal […]

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US and Russia making progress in Syria ceasefire deal: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gives a press conference in Berlin, September 8, 2016. (AFP) German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says the United States and Russia are making progress in negotiations on a temporary ceasefire deal on the conflict in Syria. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have been […]

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