Helmut Kohl, chancellor of German unification, has passed away. He made very few public appearances since suffering a stroke in 2008. As a tribute, Deutsche Welle is broadcasting his last major television interview.
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.
George H.W. Bush would not fit in today's Republican Party, former senior White House aide Philip Zelikow told DW. He also detailed why Bush was underappreciated and what the former president admired about Germany.
The famous German director didn't want to make a film about Pope Francis — he wanted to make a film with him. Wenders' documentary "Pope Francis: A Man of His Word" is an intimate portrayal of a "unique human."
German 20-year-olds barely can remember life before Merkel. She has been Germany's leading political figure for 12 years and looks set to rack up another four. Yet Germany has quite a tradition of long chancellorships.
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