In the Interview: FDP Leading Candidate Rainer Brüderle
Free Democrats leader Christian Lindner has offered to prop up a minority government led by Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats. But the former kingmaker also predicted that such an arrangement wouldn't last very long.
German MPs sat through a long day of debates covering issues from pot, to burqa bans, to abortion "advertisements," to journalist Deniz Yücel's work. DW breaks down what happened.
Germany has big plans for the European Union, the chancellor told parliament on the eve of a major EU meeting, but first Germany needs a new government. Still, the other parties' responses showed how divided Germany is.
The Bundestag is set to debate an AfD proposal urging Berlin to distance itself from journalist Deniz Yücel's prior work. The AfD's critique focuses on a 2011 satirical column about Germany's declining fertility rate.
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