Open dialogue and free speech: Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas about the importance of accepting other points of view.
Angie Pohlers was born in eastern Germany the year the Wall came down. How has she experienced the growing together of East and West?
The writer María Cecilia Barbetta has found her second home in Germany. Here she tells how it happened.
Manfred Güllner, the well-known opinion researcher, explains how the “electoral successes” of the right-wing populist AfD should really be assessed.
How do Germans feel about the fall of the Berlin wall today?
Taking stock: many things have normalised in the last 30 years, but differences still remain.
Populists are also making their voices heard in Germany. How do they operate and what do they mean for democracy? A political scientist provides answers.
Christine Lagarde becomes President of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. Maybe a stroke of luck, as she has key qualities.
Ursula von der Leyen becomes president of the European Commission and the most powerful woman in Europe. Who is she? Where does she come from? What’s her way of thinking? Her biographer tells us.
One day after the attack on a synagogue in Halle, Federal President Steinmeier spoke of a "day of shame and disgrace". He called for the fight against right-wing extremism and racial hatred.