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.
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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.
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Berlin filmfest, kicked off Thursday making a statement against entertainment industry sexism by welcoming an unprecedented line-up of female directors.
Facebook has launched German initiatives to defend election integrity and examine the ethics of artificial intelligence its operations chief said on Sunday.
The private data of hundreds of German politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, has been hacked and posted on Twitter, the government said.
A close ally Kramp-Karrenbauer has been elected to succeed German Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of country’s center-right Christian Democratic Union.