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These were the victims of the neo-Nazi terrorist group NSU

ENVER SIMSEK was the first NSU murder victim. The 38-year-old man from Turkey was shot down on 9 September 2000 in front...

Factsheet: diesel bans in German cities

Following a court ruling in early 2018, the slow death of the diesel engine in Germany is bound to accelerate.

Nahles to lead new SPD – with only 66% of votes

Andrea Nahles is the new leader of the SPD. For the first time, a woman heads the German Social Democrats.

Seehofer and the Islam debate: “not helpful”?

Horst Seehofer receives support from his own ranks after his controversial statement on Islam. CSU Secretary General Blume speaks of deliberate misinterpretation, fellow party...

Puigdemont released from custody in Germany

Carles Puigdemont, former head of government of Catalonia, left the prison in the north of Germany after a regional court ruled against...

The Spahn controversy: Can the CDU’s ‘brand essence’ be saved?

The CDU is currently neither conservative nor pragmatic - this is a problem, not only for itself, but for society as a whole. Jens...

Cabinet under review: Who rules Germany?

171 days after the Bundestag elections, Germany has a new government: after Angela Merkel as Chancellor, her ministers were sworn in on Wednesday. Her...

Trump’s trade war: Germany sides with China

While US President Trump is increasing pressure on China, Chancellor Merkel appears to side with her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on on the issue...

SPD members give go ahead for grand coalition

The base of the SPD has decided: it voted by a large majority for the coalition agreement with the CDU/CSU. This clears the way...

Deniz Yücel released from Turkish prison

The German-Turkish journalist has left the Turkish prison. But a court allowed Yücel to be charged. The prosecutor demands 18 years imprisonment....