Jean-Claude Trichet, the former president of the European Central Bank, describes his experience of the late Helmut Kohl and recalls the French reaction to German reunification.
Locals in Frankenthal have voted against plans put forward by the CDU to rename the town's main square after its most famous son, Helmut Kohl. All local parties must now agree on how to honor the late chancellor.
Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl has been honored by world leaders at a special ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Hundreds had gathered to pay their final respects at a requiem mass in Speyer.
DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge spoke with veteran political advisor Roland Berger on the legacy of the recently deceased ex-Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl. A great man, yes, but flawed in many ways, Berger says.
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