New CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has often been called an “Angela Merkel 2.0”. In fact, AKK is likely to steer Germany’s conservatives back to …
The experienced politician from one of Germany’s smallest states has often been underestimated–like Angela Merkel.
Friedrich Merz, out of politics for almost a decade, could become Germany’s new strong man—so who is he, and what does he want?
The far-right AfD has gained ever more popularity since its breakthrough in 2017. The party’s rise has been aided by German media and politics, …
In her reelection campaign in 2017, Angela Merkel made a strategic error by not putting EU reform on her agenda. She is now paying …
The Greens’ success in Bavaria is a strong statement against the anti-migrant campaigns of the established conservatives and the far-right.
Merkel’s coalition has agreed a shaky compromise over a controversial spy chief.
Why right-wing extremism is particularly strong in Saxony.
In her first-ever appearance in a Bundestag question-and-answer session, Angela Merkel didn’t break a sweat.
With Germany’s new government finally in sight, Europe breathes a sigh of relief. It may prove a short respite.
The “dieselgate” air pollution scandal leaves Berlin with fewer and fewer good options.
Her fourth government a hard sell, Angela Merkel’s hopeful successors have started eying the top spot.
Germany may be one step closer to building a coalition government, but four months after the election, there’s still a long way to go.
Germany’s prospective government promises EU reform, setting out ambitious goals.
Germany is facing a new nexus of foreign and domestic politics.
Coalition talks in Berlin have failed, which might mean new elections.