Sigmar Gabriel has been re-elected as leader of the Social Democrats. The vote came at a party convention, where Gabriel reassured delegates that the SPD would not sell out in coalition talks with the conservatives.
Germany's foreign minister says Angela Merkel and the CDU are submitting to the belligerent budgetary demands of Donald Trump. Sigmar Gabriel says Germany's ruling party is forgoing social policy for military spending.
The leader of Germany's Social Democrats, Sigmar Gabriel, wants Martin Schulz to run for chancellor. But to date, the former European Parliament president has not been very active in German national politics.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Germany's foreign minister to "know your limits" amid a spat over Germany's upcoming election. Erdogan has called on ethnic Turks to vote against the CDU and SPD.
Much-maligned and playing catch-up in the polls to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, the SPD is looking to make its mark in the debate over how Germany should deal with Turkey. Rob Mudge reports.
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