A close ally Kramp-Karrenbauer has been elected to succeed German Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of country’s center-right Christian Democratic Union.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping down after 18 years as the party leader of the center-right Christian Democratic Union.
Police raided six Deutsche Bank offices in and around Frankfurt on Thursday over money laundering allegations linked to the “Panama Papers”.
The woman campaigning to succeed Angela Merkel as head of Germany’s Christian Democrats (CDU) said she may consider quotas to get more women in parliament.
Nearly 37 million soldiers and civilians are estimated to have been killed in World War I and many people view the 1914-1918 war as unnecessary.
For the second time in a month, voters in a regional election in Germany have rebuffed Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition.
The Phoney Victory raises some interesting propositions regarding the participation of the United Kingdom in World War Two. However, it fails to consider the alternative geopolitical outcome.
In his new documentary “Fahrenheit 11/9,” filmmaker Michael Moore looks at the rise of Hitler in Nazi Germany and compares it to the rise of Trump.
I think one of the reasons that we haven’t successfully prosecuted Republican Presidents stems from President Gerald Ford’s pardoning of President Nixon. That pardon has led to a culture of impunity.
A German-Turkish journalist was freed in Turkey after spending more than a year in jail without trial