Among the 150 victims of the crash in the French Alps are 16 local teenagers and two teachers from the community’s Joseph Koenig High School
Mar 24, 2015
Sniping, tasteless finger-pointing and Nazi references are straining the ties that bind the European Union
Mar 17, 2015
The bitter and sometimes dispiriting debate over the quota in Germany shows just how far the country has to travel
Mar 15, 2015
The Social Democrats have formally proposed adopting a points-based system for would-be immigrants
Mar 09, 2015
On Monday, the German government will announce trade data for January
Mar 08, 2015
Blunt talk from Europe’s most powerful finance minister marks a turning point in showdown as Greece and the euro zone moves into dangerous territory
Feb 18, 2015
Gunman appears to have acted without guidance or support from established Islamist extremist groups
Feb 17, 2015
Demonstrations of right-wing group Pegida are ebbing in Dresden, Germany. But the dissatisfaction they unearthed isn’t going anywhere
Feb 15, 2015
German Chancellor’s no-nonsense, no-frills style is well-suited to tackling violence in Ukraine and debt crisis in Greece
Feb 13, 2015
Responsible spending is both a personal and civic virtue in Germany, where the ‘debt brake’ will restrict government borrowing in 2016
Feb 01, 2015
Joanna Slater is The Globe's New York Bureau Chief. She is currently on temporary assignment in Berlin, Germany, covering political and business news.
From New York, she has reported on major U.S. financial and economic stories. She also covered the 2012 elections, the shootings in Newtown, Conn., and the Boston marathon bombing.
Prior to joining The Globe in 2010, she worked for The Wall Street Journal, where her assignments included reporting on the financial crisis out of New York and covering South Asian business and politics from Mumbai.
She spent seven years in Asia, based first in Hong Kong and then in India, where she wrote about a wide range of topics, from the massacre of the royal family in Nepal to the Kashmir dispute to discrimination against HIV-positive children.
She won the Young Journalist Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia. Joanna grew up in Toronto, attended Smith College and completed two masters degrees from Columbia University.