A rift has opened in Germany's Green party on the influence that Muslim associations should be allowed to have on the education system. Liberal Muslims argue that their input is being blocked.
Daimler AG head Dieter Zetsche has expressed his concern on the lack of female management power in his company. The outgoing CEO has said he hopes to have a woman take on his role when he retires.
The quality of education is on the rise in Germany. And that implies, uniquely amongst its peers, that fewer Germans will be using social media in the future.
Germany's top court is set to decide on artistic rights of the world-famous band Kraftwerk, whose sample was used in a rap song without consent. The rhythm sequence was originally part of Kraftwerk's "Metal auf Metal."
Thus far, the German government has refrained from quickly passing any laws in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris. Instead, they are banking on increased police presence and improved communication among authorities.
German Chancellor Merkel has called for indirect efforts to stem the flow of migrants to Germany. Calls from within her own ranks to set an upper limit on asylum seekers are still not part of her plan.
Celebrity in a pantsuit: Germany's Chancellor Merkel is considered the world’s most powerful female leader. However, women's rights were never at the heart of her agenda. Can she serve as a role model for young women?
A confidential report by the German Foreign Ministry paints a grim picture of Afghanistan, a German public broadcaster says. Recently, German officials called for more Afghan refugees to be returned to their country.
Officially, Angela Merkel is not backing away from her open-door policy toward refugees. However, a discussion aimed at limiting the influx of refugees is long underway.
An MP who works for a law firm representing Volkswagen in the emissions scandal voted to remove the item from a parliamentary committee's agenda. According to the Bundestag, there's no rule preventing him from doing so.
Helmut Schmidt was one of Germany's most respected politicians. DW looks back at his life.
Angela Merkel's way of doing politics seems understated when you first see it: she's reserved and makes her decisions late. But in a crisis she sticks to the task - and she's been doing it that way for 10 years.
"Merkeling" is a neologism for letting politics run their course. For a decade, the chancellor has been successful doing just that. Now, of all times, her 10th anniversary year will decide her fate, Volker Wagener says.
She was once seen as an interim leader for the CDU after Helmut Kohl. For 15 years she has been party leader and for 10 years she has governed Germany - and the Merkel era continues.
DW's Berlin columnists - all English-speakers who have lived in the German capital for many years - bring you an insider's perspective on cultural life in one of the world's most vibrant cities.
A reliance on private firms to help cities cope with refugees is turning a crisis into a chance to up the bottom line.
Bavarian politicians have been warming to the idea of "transit zones" for migrants, but not everyone is so keen.
The East Side Gallery remains one of Berlin's most popular attractions.
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