Sigmar Gabriel is enjoying new-found popularity within Germany's Social Democrats as the party leader heads into coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
Germany's SPD has announced there will be no Cabinet post for erstwhile leader Sigmar Gabriel in the new coalition government. Reports suggest Justice Minister Heiko Maas is set to take over as foreign minister.
Accusing the head of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) of failing to keep his word, outgoing foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel had some strong words for his colleagues. He cited a lack of respect.
Germany's coalition government has announced details of a wide-ranging diesel deal. The agreement hopes to deal with the country's air pollution problems, without upsetting car owners — or manufacturers — too much.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has been criticized for pouring tea for his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu and for saying there was nothing wrong with reinforcing Turkish tanks, despite human rights abuses.
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