Germany's position dictates that it must pacify the United States and Russia.
Jun 18, 2013 | 11:12 GMT
Whoever takes office will have to diversify the country's export markets, which means deeper ties with Russia.
Jun 18, 2013 | 10:50 GMT
The prospect of bank defaults could stall Beijing's efforts to rein in credit growth and reform the economy.
Jun 18, 2013 | 05:25 GMT