On September 26th Germany will hold its parliamentary elections and Merkel will step down. How will the next Chancellor be elected?
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Germany’s Foreign Minister has argued that individual EU member states’ right to veto paralyses the EU and must be abolished.
Before their 2022 World Cup qualifying victory Thursday, Germany’s players wore T-shirts to express solidarity for Qatari migrant workers.
The alarm has been sounded about the return of fascism. Understanding fascism is important to determine if these concerns are justified.
150 years after Friedrich Ebert’s birth Germany is today a stable democracy. But democracy’s foundations must not be taken for granted.
The Reichstag was conceived as a kind of fig leaf for popular participation but never really was from the start due to self-confident lawmakers.
Chancellor Merkel’s preferred successor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, said Sunday that she would not seek the top job before Merkel’s term ends in 2021.
German automaker Daimler, which makes armored limousines used by N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them .
Germany criticizes Turkey’s treatment of foreign journalists saying that such actions were “not compatible with our understanding of press freedom.”
Syrian-German director of Oscar-nominated documentary posed as extremist to film Jihadists to better understand what led to extremism in his home country.