Thousands are expected to march in Hamburg this week against globalisation and what they say is corporate greed and a failure to tackle climate change.
Before violently reversing the trend under new authoritarian regimes, Germany and much of Europe had hundreds of gay and lesbian cafes – this is an object lesson showing that the history of LGBTQ rights is not a record of constant progress.
Thirty more were injured, many seriously, when the bus burst into flames after colliding with a lorry on a motorway in the German state of Bavaria.
German parliament votes to legalise same-sex marriage in Berlin.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised to combat climate change at the G20 summit next week in a challenge to US President Donald Trump.
Schulz also believes that in light of this, the European Union needs to make its response stronger through concrete policies.
France is counting on its new president to bring down unemployment and public debt – will he be able to do it?
For all his accomplishments as chancellor, Kohl’s life was tinged by controversy and personal tragedy.
A policewoman and two civilians were injured in a shooting at the S-Bahn train station in Unterföhring near Munich.
The centerpiece of Germany’s biggest art fair, documenta 14, the Parthenon stands in central Kassel right where Nazis once burned banned books.
Germany recognises that the authorities may be currently incapable of carrying out requisite processing of those sent back but will soon resume deportation.
The Malmedy trial remains an example of how competent professionals confronted a blizzard of fake news and fought against that era’s most dangerous demagogues.
The two-day G7 summit in Italy pitted President Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues.
The former Prime Minister believes that a voting system modelled after Germany’s would allow the new parliament to get to work without losing time.
In a thinly veiled reference to Trump’s ‘US-Mexico wall’, Obama said the world was shrinking and it was not possible to stay isolated from troubles abroad.
At a festival intertwined with France’s national identity, the tension of art, politics and commerce always looms.
The two world leaders met in Berlin to discuss the roadmap for the future, Eurobonds, and economic policies.
The chancellor looks even more secure as a surge by the Martin Schulz-led Social Democratic Party fell flat in North-Rhine Westphalia.
Merkel, who is seeking a fourth term, has an image as an experienced leader who can provide stability, which resonates with many risk-averse Germans.
He was one of the brilliant mathematical geniuses who helped crack the Nazi codes, but few have ever heard of his name. So who was Bill Tutte?
The German police detained a second soldier suspected of being involved in the planning of an attack against politicians who weren’t opposed to immigration.
In Germany – a country where going to the theatre is a deeply ingrained cultural tradition – the stage is a place to confront pressing political issues.
The discovery at a barracks came after similar Nazi-era items were found in the garrison of an officer arrested on suspicion of planning a racist attack.
The conservatives’s victory will boost Angela Merkel’s prospects of winning the national election in September.
The audience was unsympathetic when she called Donald Trump a “tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive”.
Politicians said that the loyalty many Turkish origin people in Germany showed to an authoritarian Erdogan reflected a rejection of democratic values.
An adversary of EU expansion, Vladimir Putin is pleased to see Turkey’s chance of acquiring full EU membership rapidly diminish.
Turkish authorities arrested the reporter Deniz Yucel in February on charges of propaganda for a terrorist organisation and inciting public violence.
While stopping short of calling for an Islam law, Merkel had said in her weekly podcast on Saturday that refugees in Germany must respect tolerance, openness and freedom of religion.
Police erected metal barriers and patrolled on horseback to keep the demonstrators away from the consulate as the crowd grew with more pro-Turkish protesters arriving from Germany.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Sunday of “fascist actions” reminiscent of Nazi times in a growing row over the cancellation of political rallies aimed at drumming up support for him among 1.5 million Turkish citizens in Germany.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives took a one point lead over the Social Democrats (SPD) in the latest poll conducted by Emnid for the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, with nearly seven months to go before federal elections.
Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern on Sunday called for a EU-wide ban on campaign appearances by Turkish politicians to avoid having individual member countries like Germany come under pressure from Ankara.
Seventy-year-old Jurgen Kantner had been held on the small southern island of Jolo and beheaded by ISIS-linked Abu Sayyaf militants last week.
Tayyip Erdogan said journalist Deniz yucel being held in Turkey was a “German agent” and a member of a Kurdish militant group. Germany called the comments absurd.
While the far right is on the march globally, there are signs progressives are stirring from their slumber.
The poll showed the SPD dropping by one percentage point compared with the same poll last week to 32%, Merkel’s conservatives are also at 32%
While the EU says it has the right to send away all economic migrants if it chooses, its existing laws on human rights say asylum seekers awaiting a ruling on their cases can only be deported to countries that meet certain conditions.
Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) are trailing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday, after a different survey on Sunday put the SPD ahead.
Former foreign minister Steinmeier won 931 of 1,239 valid votes by lawmakers and representatives of Germany’s 16 federal states, becoming Germany’s new president.