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Shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall Bettina Vestring spent two years reporting from the East German city of Dresden.

Huge relief for Germany’s coalition parties: the AfD did not come first in Saxony or Brandenburg.

The right-wing populist AfD has struck a nerve in the former East Germany.

A government official’s warning that Jews in traditional dress might not be safe has sparked a new debate about how to protect the community. 

After weeks of quarreling, Germany’s coalition parties are hemorrhaging support.

Is there a power struggle at the heart of Germany’s government?

Why right-wing extremism is particularly strong in Saxony.

Russia used social media to influence the German election, too.

Don’t read too much into Angela Merkel’s proposal for a burqa ban.