While a majority of Germans welcome asylum seekers, attack on accommodation for refugees in Nauen and clashes with police in Heidenau highlight growing divide
Aug 27, 2015
The chief executive of the German media giant discusses his appetite for acquisitions and why journalists should always be paid for their work
Aug 14, 2015
Not one to sugar-coat things, John Cryan acknowledges lender’s reputation has been damaged by ‘serious misconduct’
Aug 09, 2015
Sensitivity to issue of government surveillance in the country has cost its top prosecutor his job, representing rare and bitter clash between the governmant and judiciary
Aug 04, 2015
A merger between the rail units of Bombardier Inc. and Siemens AG would 'make a lot of sense,' according to a number of analysts, but the company says no deal is in the works
Jul 29, 2015
By deepening its involvement in the fight against the Islamic State and launching airstrikes against the Kurdistan Workers Party, Ankara is once again facing threats old and new
Jul 28, 2015
German economy minister Sigmar Gabriel was on a plane to Tehran within five days of the new pact, demonstrating the eagerness of many European countries to do business in the country
Jul 22, 2015
Germany’s Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is an object of hatred in Greece, with caricatures portraying him in a Nazi uniform
Jul 17, 2015
Germany and other countries in the 19-member currency bloc joined to push for the terms of the latest Greek bailout
Jul 15, 2015
Seven years into an economic disaster and six days into a financial catastrophe, Greeks prepare for a national referendum that could determine their place in Europe
Jul 03, 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.