The Bundestag's annual budget debate focused on foreign policy Wednesday, with Ukraine front and center. Chancellor Angela Merkel forcefully affirmed germany's support for the new government in Kiev.
German coalition talks have continued as parties clash on migration and the environment.The Merkel-led conservative block, the Greens and the market-friendly FDP had until Sunday evening to reach common ground.
France and Germany's leaders opened the high-level talks at COP23 on Wednesday, calling on other countries to match Europe's climate goals. But with Germany heavily reliant on coal, how ambitious is Europe really?
The chancellor has said that her CDU party, the Greens and the business-friendly FDP will have an initial agreement ready this week. It is nearly two months since Germany held its general election.
The German fashion designer has criticized the "pastor's daughter" for opening Germany to "millions" of migrants. France's media regulator has launched a probe after he made the remarks on a popular French talk show.
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