On the cusp of taking the reins from Angela Merkel, incoming Chancellor Olaf Scholz has sent a strong signal about where his government's foreign policy priorities lie. DW has rounded up the most important points.
Police found two adults, both 40, and three children aged four, eight and 10 dead from gunshot wounds in a family home in Koenigs Wusterhausen south of Berlin on Saturday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday the country should engage with the Taliban to help evacuate Afghans who have worked for Germany.
‘Riding the Populist Wave’ shows how the far right is dictating the counter-argument to progressives in areas such as immigration and EU integration – with the result that the mainstream right is now facing an existential crisis.
The leaders of European right-wing populist parties say they will cooperate more closely at the European Union’s parliament in order to defend the sovereignty of their nations
European right-wing populist leaders declared Saturday they will cooperate more closely at the European Union's parliament in order to defend the sovereignty of their bloc's 27 member nations.
Germany on Thursday announced a nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated, as its leaders backed plans for mandatory vaccinations in the coming months.
Incoming German Chancellor ‘signaled his sympathy for such a regulation,’ official says.
A centre-left-led alliance of parties is poised Wednesday to announce a deal to form Germany's new government, putting the Social Democrats (SPD) in charge for the first time in 16 years.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday, Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz told Reuters.
Three German political parties have sealed a deal for a new government, with left-leaning Olaf Scholz the proposed next chancellor following lengthy coalition negotiations and a historic election that sees Angela Merkel stepping down after 16 years at the helm.
The Speaker of the Colombian Chamber of Deputies, Jennifer Arias, appears to have joined an exclusive but notorious club of global reach: the club of politicians who have been accused of plagiarizing her academic theses.
Thousands of people stranded on the European Union's eastern border represent an attempt by Belarus to destabilize the bloc, rather than a migrant crisis, and as such call for a coordinated response, the head of EU executive said on Tuesday.
Earlier this month, the WHO said European countries must work harder to prevent the coronavirus spreading further as deaths and new cases surge.
Amid what might be close elections in which Budapest’s warm ties with China are at issue, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government is suddenly trying not to appear overtly pro-Beijing.
Covid In Germany: Germany reported 30,643 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 62 deaths, with an incidence - the number of cases per 100,000 people over a week - of 386.5, a 15th consecutive day of record numbers.
Germans faced the stark warning on Monday that they would be either "vaccinated, cured or dead" from Covid by the end of winter, as Austria took the dramatic step of returning to a partial lockdown.
The European Union accuses Belarus of flying in thousands of people from the Middle East and pushing them to cross into the EU via Poland, Lithuania and Latvia.
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From Saturday, the wearing of a mask in enclosed spaces will be compulsory, Gergely Gulyas, the prime minister's chief of staff, told a regular government news briefing on Thursday. Gulyas also said Plans are also afoot for the same in state administration, he added.
Germans and Austrians are rushing to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as infections soar across Europe and governments impose restrictions on the unvaccinated, figures showed on Wednesday.
Germany may at first have been naive in some areas of cooperation with China, but should not sever all connections in reaction to growing tensions, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Reuters.
The EU said on Wednesday it will send 700,000 euros worth of food, blankets and other aid to migrants at the Belarus border, after criticism it had done too little to help thousands of people trapped in frozen woods by an east-west feud.
In Bavaria, and the east German states of Thuringia and Saxony, the situation is reaching a critical point.