Advocacy organizations warn the rule changes are not enough to help would-be immigrants at EU borders, and many of them still face arrest.
Germany's conservative CDU/CSU parties have agreed on a guideline to limit migration to the country. While some call the move unconstitutional, experts say the proposal appears to be legal, though ethically questionable.
European refugee policy is directed out of Brussels – a city where the negative consequences of that policy are on display. DW's Daniel Bellut reports from the Belgian capital's Parc Maximilien.
Some 600 senior-ranked Turkish officials have sought asylum in Germany since last year’s coup attempt in Turkey, according to a Berlin newspaper. The number highlights the growing uncertainty in the country.
There will be significantly fewer women in Germany's new parliament, but more lawmakers with immigrant roots. The average MP age has dipped only slightly. Here is a demographic overview of the new Bundestag.
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