Annegert Kramp-Karrenbauer has given up her post as Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), and is no longer seen as a favourite for Germany’s chancellorship after a political scandal in Thuringia.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insists she's fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end of her term in 2021 while condemning US President Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen.
The nominations came after one of the longest summits in recent years, outstripping even all-night negotiations during the Greek debt crisis.
According to German intelligence reports, far-right violence increased by 71 percent from 2017 to 2018.
A run-off election in small German town of Goerlitz, with a population of around 55,000 people on the Polish border, could end in the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party winning its first mayoral seat.
By showing "a kind of moral superelevation" on arms exports, Germany is frustrating Britain, France and Spain, Airbus chief executive says , adding that without a common European approach Airbus could consider manufacturing German-free products.
Germany’s BDA employers' organisation President Ingo Kramer says Brexit would not have a serious impact on the overall economy of Germany.
"Wherever it is necessary": New Christian Democratic Union chairman Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer signals break with Chancellor Angela Merkel over the future direction of the of the party.
There are twelve applicants for Angela Merkel's job. The CDU will now organise an internal election to determine who will lead Germany's conservative political wing for the years to come.
Angela Merkel was Germany's first-ever female chancellor, and she remained so for over 13 years. Not only will she be a major chapter in Germany's history books, but she rose to become one of the world's most influential leaders of the last decade.
How the politics of fear coupled with lack of jobs and a presumed threat to Christian values have pushed hundreds of thousands of Germans into the arms of the right-wing.
The murder of a German-Cuban man played into the hands of the far-right. But what exactly took place in the east German city and what consequences might this have?
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