Just weeks into Chancellor Angela Merkel's latest term of office, some ministers from her own conservative bloc have openly questioned her past positions, alienating her coalition partners, the center-left Social Democrats.
Germany's Interior Ministry wants to curb the influence of organized and often conservative Muslim associations at the country's annual Islam Conference. Critics say the move risks limiting religious dialogue.
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.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has confirmed his offer to resign rather than back down from his stance on migration. He will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU on Monday for last-ditch talks.
The Bavarian conservative leader and interior minister dug in his heels on the issue of migrants — much to Angela Merkel's chagrin. As a look at Seehofer's past shows, this collision was a long time coming.
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