A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations

Business and Economics

Germany to press G20 to sign off on free trade amid worries about US stance: Sources (CNBC)

Audi searched by German police in Dieselgate swoop (Reuters)

Germany Eyes 1.9 Percent Increase in Spending Next Year (US News)

Trump adviser Navarro: U.S., Germany should discuss trade outside EU (Reuters)

The Real Reason the German Labor Market Is Booming (Harvard Business Review)

Foreign and Domestic Policy

Russian Agents Were Behind Yahoo Hack, U.S. Says (NY Times)

Germany very concerned about developments in eastern Ukraine (Reuters)

Merkel flies in for Trump meeting flanked by German CEOs (CNBC)

Europe’s aim: Sway, not provoke, Trump on climate (Politico)

Society, Culture & Politics

Facebook and Twitter Could Face Fines in Germany Over Hate Speech Posts (NY Times)

China’s gift of Karl Marx statue to German town sparks revolt (USA Today)

Top Berlin football club sues Germany’s rightwing AfD (The Guardian)

‘Germany is below average in tackling population decline’ (DW)

For Refugees In Germany, Hope And Frustration Mark Path Toward Integration (NPR)