"We believed in the need for a revolution," says the activist and co-founder of Germany's Green Party, Hans-Christian Ströbele. He talked to DW about extra-parliamentary opposition, democracy and the Greens.
Veteran Green parliamentarian and lawyer Hans-Christian Ströbele has ruled out running for another four years in the Bundestag. He follows several other federal politicians who've decided not to run in 2017.
German authorities allowed hackers "controlled" access to a government network in an attempt to track the culprits. But politicians are upset they found out about the intrusion from the media.
The lead candidate in the Greens’ election campaign could be Germany’s next foreign minister. He is not just a critic of Chancellor Merkel; the centrist is also often at odds with the left wing of his own party.
There appears to be a majority of lawmakers in Germany's parliament who want the chancellor to attend regular question and answer sessions. Even Angela Merkel herself appears to have warmed to the idea.
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