Gabriel has voiced his support for Serbia's membership to the EU, but not before it accepts Kosovo's independence.
Who the members of the grand coalition are, what they have agreed – and why it is still uncertain whether they will form the next government.
After protracted negotiations the major German political parties CDU/CSU and SPD have reached an agreement.
What links Germany and France – and why the two partners are sometimes entirely unable to understand what is happening in the neighbouring country.
The Bundestag commemorated the Holocaust — for the first time with the far-right AfD in attendance.
Shada Islam at the “Friends of Europe” think tank is championing the future of Europe. She knows how the European idea may be promoted more successfully.
The Federal Chancellor and the federal ministers form the Federal Government, the cabinet.
The German Bundestag is elected every four years by free, secret, and direct ballot by citizens aged 18 and over who are eligible to vote.
55 years after the Élysée Treaty: three examples of active Franco-German cooperation.
Germany's Social Democrats back coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Germany is a federation. The federation and the 16 Länder (states) each have areas of re-sponsibility of their own.