Chancellor Angela Merkel made the more convincing case to lead Germany for the next four years in Sunday’s television debate against her election rival, Martin Schulz, according to viewers.
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder (right) is standing firm on his contentious decision to join Russian energy conglomerate Rosneft. At a campaign event, he stressed the importance of good relations with Russia.
A regional parliament has lifted the immunity of the best known politician in the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, opening the way for prosecutors to pursue possible perjury charges against her.
German chancellor Angela Merkel had critical words for the European Union and Turkey. But with Germany heading to the polls in 26 days, she was careful not to say anything controversial.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel arrived in Washington Tuesday for talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson amid multiple urgent issues.
Martin Schulz of the center-left Social Democrats has made a startling campaign promise, saying he would remove U.S. nuclear weapons from the country if he became chancellor.
There’s a slight disconnect between what German voters say is important and who they say they’ll vote for. But can the Social Democrats exploit it to overturn Chancellor Merkel’s massive advantage in the polls?
North Korea’s relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons and missiles has raised the threat of a full-blown conflict on the Korean Peninsula. South Korea has also been acquiring German weapons for its self-defense.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she opposed any use of force to resolve the conflict with North Korea, after President Donald Trump said the US military was “locked and loaded”.
Eight years after the fall of the Nazi regime, Poland decided to forego further reparations from Germany. But now there are renewed calls for those reparations to be paid.