In an impassioned pro-EU plea, Austria’s president Alexander Van der Bellen urged voters on Tuesday to “carefully consider” their choice in October elections, which look set to return the far-right to power.
When the German Chancellor was confronted by whistles and catcalls during an election event in east German town of Torgau on Wednesday, she attempted to turn the boos to her advantage.
Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed themes of moderation and consensus in her final state of the nation address. Her speech was a hommage to the work of her grand coalition, but the Social Democrats refused to join in.
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?