Ex-foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Germany’s new president on Sunday.
Germany's former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a strong critic of Trump, will take over the largely ceremonial position of president.
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Germany's centre-right political parties have agreed to nominate Angela Merkel as their candidate to run for chancellor in the country's election in September.
The former president of the European Parliament has been nominated to lead Germany's centre-left Social Democrats into the country's upcoming election.
Several of those targeted were believed to have links to the Reichsburger movement, an extremist group which rejects the legitimacy of the German republic.
Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated Martin Schulz as their candidate to run against Angela Merkel to become chancellor, following Sigmar Gabriel’s decision to stand…
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The leader of Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) Sigmar Gabriel will put forward former European Parliament President Martin Schulz to challenge conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in the September el
As the parliamentary elections in Germany creep closer, the traditionally left-leaning Green Party has announced two centrists will lead them to the vote.
Kawa and Emina fled their home-town of Kobane when ISIL captured hundreds of Kurdish villages in northern Syria.
Germany’s far-right has blamed Angela Merkel’s open door refugee policy for the Berlin Christmas market attack.
Joachim Gauck spent time with victims due to undergo operations and described the lorry attack on a Christmas market as 'an assault on our way of life'.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a ban on the burka in public life “wherever possible.”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won reelection as the leader of the Christian Democratic Union.
With the departure of Social Democrat Martin Schulz, what next for the EU leadership?
Martin Schulz has dedicated his life to European politics. He has attempted to inject the European Parliament with a new dynamism in a bid to make politics more relevant.
There is speculation that Schulz will return to German politics after the grand coalition government backed his party ally, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as Germany's next president.
Candidate for a fourth term, German Chancellor Angela Merkel could confirm her status as the most influential leader of the European Union again next year.
Angela Merkel's decision to seek a fourth term as Chancellor has been met with little enthusiasm in Germany. Her image as a liberal anchor in stormy political times is both a blessing and a curse for
Angela Merkel has thrown her hat in the ring, announcing she will stand for re-election, ending months of speculation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told her party she will stand for a fourth term.
Germany’s Günther Oettinger denied on Wednesday any wrongdoing after it emerged he accepted a trip on a private jet from a pro-Kremlin lobbyist.