A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations.
Business and Economics
Volkswagen shareholders air grievances at their annual meeting. Management bonuses, sagging profits and an emissions scandal have all caused the company’s stock to plunge. (NYT)
German court rejects legal challenge to ECB’s bond-buying program. The European Central Bank still faces four more lawsuits against its quantitative easing policy. (WSJ)
Foreign and Domestic Policy
German chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo ahead of a joint cabinet session in Berlin. The two leaders discussed military tensions with Russia and the upcoming UK referendum. (DW)
Society, Culture, and Politics