"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
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Germany goes to the polls for the federal elections on September 24 where the country elects deputies in the lower house.
In the first of nine profiles in the run up to Germany's election in September, we talked with an Afghan migrant.
Industry executives and ministers are meeting in Berlin to find solutions to the scandal-hit sector, under pressure from regulators, green campaigners and the courts.
Sophie Claudet: Germany is not the only country in Europe to promote flexibility on its labour market.
Germany’s economy is booming.
Berlin is known as “the capital of precarious employment and the working poor” by some trade union representatives, including Dierk Hirschel, chief economist at…
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Germany has warned its citizens to be more careful when visiting Turkey, saying some Germans have been detained by the authorities without access to consular services.
World leaders have paid a final tribute to Helmut Kohl, the former Chancellor who reunited Germany and helped shape Europe as we know it.
The then German and French leaders discussed Europe's future over dinner at the Strasbourg eatery
The parliament voted by 393 votes in favour of same-sex unions to 226 against.
It comes after other parties warned that an agreement on gay marriage would be a condition of any coalition deal with Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU).
Germany's SPD is struggling to stop an alarming poll slump after surge early this year
Tributes are being paid to former German leader Helmut Kohl, the architect of German reunification, who has died at the age of 87.
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The German finance minister also says the British will come to learn that 'Brexit was a mistake'.
Newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron has wasted little time in pushing forward his desire to reform the European Union.
His swift visit to Berlin, his first trip overseas, is aimed at underlining the importance of France's relationship with Germany, in his bid to relaunch the European project.
Sunday's triumph in North Rhine-Westphalia marked the third regional victory this year for Merkel's Christian Democrats, a strong sign that she has regained her popularity.
Angela Merkel's CDU has pulled off a stunning state election victory in North Rhine Westphalia, burying the SPD and boosting hopes for September's federal poll.