Germany needs to spend more on its roads, but its parties don't agree on where the money should come from. Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, the CSU, have called for a toll on foreign cars - a controversial proposal.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office. Here's a look at Germany's political parties, who they are and what they want.
A summit that took place in Berlin at the height of the so-called diesel crisis in 2017 appeared to herald the start of resolving the toxic issues at hand. But a year down the road, the can is still being kicked.
The center left Social Democratic Party, the third group in Germany's governing coalition, have yet to decide whether they will accept the CDU/CSU deal on migrant policy. DW has the news as it happens.
Germany's huge surpluses in global trade are not only part of US President Donald Trump's sharp rhetoric in his campaign against this country's exports. Now, even the IMF sees them as a reason for current trade tensions.
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