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AKK wins race to succeed Merkel in party leadership

Merkel's wish has come true: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is the new head of the CDU. However, the strong performance of main rival...

State elections in Hesse: black-green coalition maintains slim majority

According to the preliminary results, the black-green coalition in Hesse still has a majority in the new state parliament - but only...

State elections in Bavaria: A debacle for CSU and SPD, Green...

The CSU crashes and needs coaltion partners to govern in the future. The SPD falls to a new low. The winners of...

EU to introduce steel tariffs in response to Trump’s trade policy

The EU Commission is planning to protect domestic heavy industry against cheap imports with protective tariffs on various steel products. Criticism comes...

NSU trial: German neo-Nazi Beate Zschäpe sentenced to life

The principal defendant in the NSU trial, Beate Zschäpe, is convicted of murder on ten counts. Her defense wants to appeal to...

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...