Former President of the Confederation of German Employers' Associations looks back on Helmut Kohl's economic policies.
The former German chancellor had won a lawsuit against his ghostwriter, but passed away before the payments were settled. A court has now ruled that Maike Kohl-Richter may not inherit her husband's compensation.
Locals in Frankenthal have voted against plans put forward by the CDU to rename the town's main square after its most famous son, Helmut Kohl. All local parties must now agree on how to honor the late chancellor.
Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl has been honored by world leaders at a special ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Hundreds had gathered to pay their final respects at a requiem mass in Speyer.
DW's former editor-in-chief, Alexander Kudascheff, pays tribute to Germany's longest-serving chancellor.
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