Myanmar opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi has begun a three-day visit to the German capital. The iconic Myanmar opposition leader met with President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel.
An official visit with Obama, fine and well - but what will come of Gauck's White House appearance? Friendship, appreciation - and a lot of open questions. DW correspondent Gero Schließ offers an analysis.
The well-timed visit of German President Gauck to the US and his meeting with President Obama underscore the importance of US-German ties for both countries. But underneath the surface not everything is rosy.
Myanmar's ruling party chief has been ousted from his post in a dramatic move ahead of the upcoming polls. It's no coup, but still a major setback for the nation's democratic development, writes DW's Rodion Ebbighausen.
Germany is celebrating 25 years since its national reunification. President Joachim Gauck has used the occasion to call for unity in handling the current refugee crisis.