Berlin correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. Previously @WSJ reporter in New York.

EU Keeps Stronger Russia Sanctions in Reserve at Syria Talks — BRUSSELS-European Union leaders will call on Russia to immediately end the bombing of Aleppo when they meet in Brussels on Thursday but they will steer clear of any move to bolster sanctions against Moscow for now, diplomats said.

Ukraine President’s Office Says Russia Supports OSCE Mission in Eastern Ukraine — Comment follows meeting with Germany, France and Russia in Berlin BERLIN-Russia supports an armed mission in eastern Ukraine by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said after talks with Russia, France, and Germany in Berlin. "Russia supported the...

Hitler’s Birth House to Be Razed and Replaced — Austria will tear down the house in which Adolf Hitler was born, a top government official said Monday, seeking to end decades of wrangling over how to prevent one of Europe's most notorious real-estate parcels from enduring as a neo-Nazi pilgrimage site.

Terror suspect arrested in Germany after 2-day manhunt — CHEMNITZ, Germany - Police arrested a 22-year-old Syrian man suspected of having links to Islamic State and planning a suicide bombing, ending a two-day manhunt after fellow Syrians tied him up and turned him in. Germany's top security official, Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière, said Monday that the preparations for the bombing appeared similar to those in the attacks in Paris and Brussels.

Police Comb Eastern Germany in Hunt for Terror-Plot Suspect — CHEMNITZ, Germany-The manhunt for a 22-year-old Syrian refugee suspected of planning a terror attack here entered a second day, while police kept one person in custody who they suspect was involved in the plot. After raiding the man's apartment Saturday and finding "several hundred grams" of highly explosive material, police fanned out in a broadening manhunt and detained three people they described as the suspect's contacts.

German Police Find ‘Highly Explosive’ Materials in Terror-Plot Manhunt — FRANKFURT-Police were hunting for a 22-year-old Syrian refugee in the eastern German town of Chemnitz on Saturday as part of an operation to prevent a suspected terror plot. Local police said on Twitter that they were searching a residential area for the man, named Jaber al-Bakr, issuing an appeal for help.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Works to Slow Migration from Africa — BERLIN-German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping up her efforts to stem migration to Europe at the source, flying to Africa this weekend and working to convince Germans that better conditions in developing countries are in their own interests.

Germany Considering a Push for EU Sanctions on Russia Over Syria — BERLIN-Germany is considering a push for European sanctions against Russia in response to its actions in the Syria conflict, a person familiar with the German deliberations said Wednesday, signaling that Europe is seeking new ways to pressure Moscow to quell the violence there.

WikiLeaks Plans Publishing Documents “Significant” to U.S. Election — BERLIN-WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange promised to publish documents related to the U.S. presidential campaign before the Nov. 8 election. Mr. Assange, who heads the leaked documents platform, said some of its coming publications would be "significant to the U.S. election" but declined to describe them further.

German Parties Targeted in Cyberattack — BERLIN-Hackers sought to infiltrate the computer systems of several German political parties this summer, officials said Wednesday, raising fears of foreign interference in the country's politics ahead of national elections next year. A senior German counterespionage official informed two political parties and the lower house of parliament earlier this month that some of their email inboxes had been targeted by hackers with apparent...
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Oct 23, 2016

"Lügenpresse!" — a chant familiar to reporters covering German anti-Islam rallies — now yelled at a Trump event 

Oct 21, 2016

A German right-wing, pro-Putin magazine on the US election. Clinton for "world war and mass immigration."

Oct 19, 2016

In Berlin, Poroshenko says Russia agrees to armed OSCE mission in E Ukraine; Putin, Merkel, Hollande are still meeting - now on Syria

Oct 18, 2016

"But the priority now must be to see how we can relieve the suffering of the people in some way," Merkel adds.

Oct 18, 2016

Merkel on Syria: "Given the situation, one currently cannot take any options off the table, including sanctions" on Russia.

Oct 18, 2016

RT @berlinfraut: Merkel, Hollande, Putin and Poroshenko to meet in Berlin Wednesday, to talk about Ukraine

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