It can’t go on like this says Gerda Hasselfeldt, parliamentary leader of the Bavarian CSU, partner in the government coalition. She’s concerned that the numbers of refugees entering Germany is putting too much of a strain on the German people.
Angela Merkel's ruling conservatives have long denied gays and lesbians the right to marry. That has left Germany lagging behind internationally in terms of equal rights. So why the U-turn from Chancellor Merkel now?
This year's German election race may turn out to be much tighter than Angela Merkel might have wanted. Coalition building may prove interesting. Here's a who's who of German political parties.
Refugee and German youth in Berlin and Hamburg are collaborating on a musical production set for performance in October. The project seeks to promote intercultural understanding and help the newcomers explore new ideas.
Bavarians are known for their independence. The political expression of this is the regional conservative party the Christian Social Union - the feisty southern sibling to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats.
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