BERLIN Keen to use its presidency of the U.N. Security Council to demonstrate its commitment to multilateralism, Germany has laid itself bare to criticism from disenchanted allies of double standards on defence spending, energy and arms exports.
BERLIN The leader of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, drew sharp criticism from her Social Democrat coalition partners on Wednesday for poking fun at trans-gender people in a light-hearted carnival speech.
BERLIN, March 6 The leader of Germany's ruling
Christian Democrats (CDU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, drew
sharp criticism from her Social Democrat coalition partners on
Wednesday for poking fun at trans-gender people in a
light-hearted carnival speech.
BERLIN A German court banned the domestic spy agency from classifying the Alternative for Germany (AfD) as a "case to investigate", handing a symbolic victory to the far-right party before five important elections later this year.
BERLIN Politicians and campaigners are urging Germany to use the lessons of its own reunification to help bring North and South Korea together, but Berlin is in no rush to take up the challenge.
BERLIN Germany's Agriculture Minister wants to loosen restrictions on shooting wolves to reduce a growing population that threatens sheep and goats.
BERLIN The new leader of Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) outlined plans on Sunday to change the party's migrant policies before next year's European election, signaling that she could break with her mentor Angela Merkel's liberal approach.
* New CDU leader to work on "improvements" to migration
HAMBURG Germany's Christian Democrats elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Friday to replace Angela Merkel as party leader, a decision that moves her into pole position to succeed Europe's most influential leader as chancellor. | Video
HAMBURG Germany's Christian Democrats said a big thank you on Friday to Angela Merkel, their leader for the past 18 years, with warm words and long applause, and presenting her with a conductor's baton as they elected her protege to succeed her.