Erik Kirschbaum

Erik is an author, journalist and executive director of German-American exchange program RIAS.
Erik Kirschbaum
Erik is an author, journalist and executive director of German-American exchange program RIAS.

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Wanted: a new German or French home for Edward Snowden, who never chose Russia

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden has stepped up his lobbying efforts for asylum in Germany or France after spending the last six years in exile in Moscow.

17 Sep 2019 - 4:36PM

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden has stepped up his lobbying efforts for asylum in Germany or France after spending the last six years in exile in Moscow.

Wanted: a new German or French home for Edward Snowden, who never chose Russia
Why Berlin is paradise for renters: a 1,100 sq ft flat could be capped at US$886 a month under new rules

Berlin’s city government considers plan to cap rents as part of a rent freeze agreed earlier this year.

29 Aug 2019 - 9:10PM

Berlin’s city government considers plan to cap rents as part of a rent freeze agreed earlier this year.

Why Berlin is paradise for renters: a 1,100 sq ft flat could be capped at US$886 a month under new rules
Germany’s favour with China still intact after Merkel’s election victory – even with a new coalition and far-right uprising
In the age of Trump, China seen as important global partner for Germany’s next chancellor