German opposition parties have launched a campaign to introduce a legal minimum wage. The center-of-left Social Democrats (SPD) and the Greens are taking advantage of their new majority in Germany's upper chamber.
The German Cabinet has given the green light to a plan to subsidize jobs for people who have been jobless for years. The project, dubbed "social labor market," could help tens of thousands of people.
Germany's Cabinet wants to add three Maghreb states and Georgia to a list of "safe countries of origin." But will the change pass Germany's upper house of parliament, the Bundesrat, where it failed last year?
Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has said he's considering resigning from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet and as CSU leader. DW takes a look at what the move would mean for Merkel and her government.
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.
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