The trade agreement TTIP is high on the agenda as US president Barack Obama visits his German counterpart Angela Merkel in Hanover, amid anti-TTIP protests. Meanwhile, Merkel’s migration policy has won praise from the American president.
Less than two weeks ahead of the German election, representatives from six main parties have discussed foreign policy in a DW debate. Turkey and migration were divisive issues, and Brexit made its first appearance.
With Germany playing a larger international role, foreign policy and global security are major campaign issues. Here's where the major political parties stand on issues ranging from NATO to North Korea.
Former US President Barack Obama addressed the church congress saying "we can not hide behind a wall." This year, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation is the featured topic, with many big names making an appearance.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has thanked President Barack Obama for their eight-year partnership during his visit to Berlin. They had much to discuss as Donald Trump, a frequent Merkel critic, prepares to govern the USA.
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