25 years of German reunification: DW looks at how former East Germany’s communist party or SED managed to carve a place for themselves in a united Germany as the Left party.
Germany's socialist Left party is the biggest of the "small parties" represented in the Bundestag - but the least likely to be part of a governing coalition. So what are the others so afraid of?
From the throne to jail: Erich Honecker was hunted, homeless, exiled and jailed in his last years of life. The former East German strongman fell with his state. He was arrested on July 29,1992.
This year's German election race may turn out to be much tighter than Angela Merkel might have wanted. Coalition building may prove interesting. Here's a who's who of German political parties.
Berlin is getting a monument to the peaceful revolution of 1989-90. It comes after years of contentious squabbling. And residents of the German capital aren't exactly thrilled about the new attraction.
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