Trump has been combative with much of the world and slapped tariffs on many imports to the US. A quarter of jobs in Germany depend on export industries. What will the next presidency mean for the global economy and the German economy in particular?
Berlin hopes the bid to halt US troop withdrawals will buy time for talks with Washington — or lead to the plans being scrapped altogether. President Donald Trump's plans would see 12,000 troops pulled from Germany.
Brexit talks are set to enter a decisive phase with chief negotiators admitting there are "significant divergences." British PM Boris Johnson and EU chief Ursula von der Leyen are still hoping to break the deadlock.
The company behind the German-Russian pipeline announced plans to resume construction in early December, one year after work came to a halt. The US has strongly opposed Germany's attempts to push ahead with the project.
With tariffs on Chinese products high, US importers are turning to other countries. A DW analysis shows where Americans are now buying their cell phones, computers, furniture and clothing from instead.
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