A peaceful revolution, the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification: Deutsche Welle's special traces Germany's ongoing path to unity.
He was a dedicated communist who chose to live in East Germany. He was a dissident and the regime revoked his citizenship. He talks about his break with communism and his conviction that you have to speak out.
Thatcher was warned of Germany's aggressive character in the run-up to German reunification, newly-released files show. The British PM famously wanted to slow down Helmut Kohl as he "bulldozed" his way to a new state.
A new study documents how the secret police in Communist East Germany tried to influence the Green Party in West Germany. Bad news for the Greens? Not at all. They're the ones who commissioned the study.
The growing number of asylum requests in Germany has led to longer waits for applicants. A spokesperson for the Left party called the waiting periods "unacceptable" and "a great burden on integration."
The Soviet leader was often seen in the Bavarian town of Rottach-Egern - just one of many well-heeled Russians in the area. Poor health means he no longer visits.
In an interview, former Chancellor Kohl's son said Angela Merkel's political actions played a role in his mother's suicide. He said his mother felt "betrayed" over Merkel's behavior during a Helmut Kohl scandal.
The head of the IMF has shifted her position on debt relief for the Mediterranean nation. Germany's finance minister had led the eurozone movement rejecting debt forgiveness for Athens.
There’s still seven months to go until Germany's federal election, but Social Democrat Martin Schulz is bringing his message to the people in his own unique way. Heiner Kiesel reports from Brandenburg.
Just weeks before a series of elections, the head of Germany's populist right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, Frauke Petry, is visiting Moscow. What does the AfD want from Russia, and vice versa?
The domestic intelligence service has announced an uptick of hundreds in a matter of months. At least one cause of the worrying trend is the ease with which young people can become radicalized online, authorities said.
The gate will be displayed in a museum on the grounds of the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau. It was stolen under mysterious circumstances in 2014 and resurfaced in December after an anonymous tip.
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