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Police foil extremist plot to kidnap Germany's health minister
“The whole thing shows that corona protests have not just become more radical, but that it is now about more than corona — that there is an attempt here to destabilize the state,” said Karl Lauterbach
Germany approves rainbow flags on ministry buildings for LGBT events
The move is intended to end discussions about unclear rules and signal acceptance of diversity.
German minister resigns over controversial holiday after deadly floods
Anne Spiegel has quit her post as minister for families and women citing “political pressure”.
Olaf Scholz's SPD secure victory in Saarland regional election
The western German state had been held by the conservative CDU since 1999.
Steinmeier elected for second term as German president
A special parliamentary assembly met on Sunday, electing Steinmeier as president for another five-year term.
Ricarda Lang and Omid Nouripour elected to lead German Greens
Nouripour is a veteran politician who has served in the Bundestag since 2006, while Lang is the youngest-ever Greens leader, elected to the Bundestag in September.
Germany faces a 'gigantic task' to meet CO2 reduction goals - minister
Germany's new climate minister said the country is currently on track to halve its emissions by 2030 - far off the government's target of 65%.
Concern in Germany over radical elements at COVID restrictions protest
Experts claim "the danger is coming from radicalisation within the movement".
Frank-Walter Steinmeier set for second term as Germany's president
All three parties in Germany's coalition have now endorsed Steinmeier to serve for another five years until 2027.
'Auf Wiedersehen Angela!' Merkel's best moments of 16 years in office
The 67-year-old hasn't disclosed any future plans but said earlier this year that she will take time to "read and sleep" and "then let's see where I show up".
Bye-bye Angela: Six legacies that defined the Merkel era
Already feeling nostalgic about the Merkel era? Here is a look at the key legacies that defined her 16-year chancellorship — and will likely outlive it.
The most striking pictures of Merkel's 16 years in power
As the world remembers her 16 years in office, these are some of the most striking pictures of Merkel's time in power.
Incoming German Chancellor Scholz unveils new cabinet members
The most closely watched appointment was that of health minister, as Germany struggles to bring down its highest coronavirus infection rates of the pandemic so far.
Germany's liberal FDP party approves coalition government
The coalition is expected to get the final "all clear" on Monday when the Greens publish the result of their member survey.
Germany's Social Democrats overwhelmingly back government deal
The plan is for Scholz to be elected as chancellor on Wednesday and to lead a coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats. But before that can happen, members of the three parties need to approve the coalition deal.
Germany's newly elected Bundestag meets for first time since election
The German parliament is expected to elect Baerbel Bas of the centre-left Social Democrats as its new speaker.
Germany's would-be coalition planning to form government in December
The three parties started coalition negotiations on Thursday and aim to finish talks in late November.
Jörg Meuthen to step down as co-leader of Germany's far-right AfD
Meuthen said he will continue his political work and wants to "make his voice heard".
Germany's Armin Laschet ready to leave as CDU head after election loss
The conservative leader has taken personal responsibility for the party's worst ever electoral result (24,1%) in modern German history.
'Political speed dating' as coalition talks intensify in Germany
Social Democrat leader Olaf Scholz has said he wants to form a new government before Christmas.
'Democracy is under attack' says Merkel at reunification ceremony
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for an ongoing commitment to democracy as she spoke at the 31st-anniversary ceremony of the reunification of east and west.
German election: Parties under pressure to kick start coalition talks
The narrow winners of Sunday's election, the centre-left Social Democrats of Olaf Scholz, underlined their hopes of a quick start to coalition talks
Will Germany's new government be good news for the environment?
The Green Party have had their most successful result ever in the German elections, likely because of severe flooding this summer.
Social Democrats narrow beat Merkel's CDU bloc, initial results show
Both the SPD and the Union bloc are hoping to get into a coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats.
Franziska Giffey set to become Berlin's first female mayor
One of the biggest issues on Giffey's agenda is housing after a majority of Berliners voted to expropriate corporate owners from about 240,000 flats.
German election: Armin Laschet commits blunder at the ballot box
The Federal Election Commission said on Twitter that the vote "is valid".