Residents of Bitterfeld discuss their city’s record support of the right-wing populist party Alternative for Germany (AfD). Unemployment and social change play a role in the shift to the right, but not everyone is of the same bent.
Germany's Free Democrats have called off coalition talks with Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc and the Greens. The German president is set to make an announcement on Monday afternoon after meeting with the chancellor.
Refugee family reunification in Germany was a major sticking point in preliminary coalition talks. DW explains how the process works – and why critics want to lift the current ban permanently.
Protests by right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) supporters are dogging Chancellor Angela Merkel's campaign rallies, and the eastern city of Bitterfeld was no exception. DW's Kay-Alexander Scholz reports.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office and the next task of building a coalition is already proving interesting. Here's a look at Germany's political parties: who they are and what they want.
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