A mark of the success of German Reunification is the triumph of East German politicians, amongst them federal president Joachim Gauck, a former pastor from Rostock on the Baltic Coast – and, of course Angela Merkel, German chancellor since 2005.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office and the next task of building a coalition is already proving interesting. Here's a look at Germany's political parties: who they are and what they want.
Germany's European neighbors are not overly concerned by the aftermath of the election in Berlin. They expect Angela Merkel to remain the "dealmaker" in Europe. Trust in her appears as strong as ever, says Barbara Wesel.
Speaking at the opening gala of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel have promised to foster cultural exchange and European unity. The leaders appealed to tolerance and diversity.
They only know the Cold War from their parents' stories. They live between nostalgia and the search for their own identity. How does the generation born after Germany's reunification in 1990 view the Day of German Unity?
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