393 of 623 MPs voted for Gay Marriage. Chancellor Merkel was among those who opposed.
A fierce debate in the Bundestag over the envisioned UN migration pact has pitted Germany's far-right populists against all other parties. It is good to see democrats face down the misanthropes, says DW's Jens Thurau.
The Alternative for Germany (AfD) has demanded that Germany follow the US example and withdraw from the UN Migration Compact. Other parties welcomed the chance to correct the far-right's interpretations of the agreement.
Despite warnings from China that Germany should not interfere in its internal affairs, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called on Beijing to be transparent about the human rights conflict surrounding the Uighur Muslims.
Alice Weidel reportedly received €130,000 in campaign donations from Switzerland ahead of 2017 elections. The AfD co-leader's political rivals are now gunning for her resignation.
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