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Green Party re-elects leaders at party conference, calls for raising minimum...

At the end of the party conference, the Greens called for an increase in the minimum wage to twelve euros. On...

Conservative ‘troublemaker’ Merz attacks Merkel after state elections

In view of the massive losses of votes in the state elections in Thuringia, criticism within the CDU is becoming louder. Former...

CDU’s Ursula von der Leyen confirmed as President of the Commission

She is the first woman to head the EU Commission: the European Parliament has elected Ursula von der Leyen as the new...

Nahles steps down after a year as party leader

The support is no longer there, Andrea Nahles says, and is giving up her position as leader of the Social Democrats. The...

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...

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.

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...

Helmut Kohl, architect of German reunification, dies at 87

Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany's 1990 reunification and mentor to Angela Merkel, has died at age 87, his Christian Democratic Union...