Recruiting EU citizens to fill vacancies within Germany's armed forces has been floated by its top officer.
The UN migration pact is not legally binding, but could become international standard.
The EU is assuming ever greater responsibility in crisis and conflict regions. And it has laid the foundation for a defence union.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Germany will stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia, at least for now.
An unprecedented historical process, the end of division and coming to terms with the past.
If two parties quarrel, a third one helps: how Germany uses its strengths in peace mediation.
The peace researcher Simone Wisotzki explains why equal rights make the world safer.
Following the announced withdrawal of the United States and Israel, the UN organisation is facing challenging times.
Germany has successfully applied for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council. deutschland.de explains why the candidature is so important.
A sought-after mediator in international conflicts: how Germany intends to expand this role.
Separate and yet partners: how the relationship between church and state is regulated in Germany.