Federal elections in Germany held in September 2017 elected the 19th Bundestag, bringing the far-right Alternative for Germany as the third party in the chamber after the leading Christian Democratic Union and Social Democrats
American intelligence has long played an influential role in German politics, as CIA whistleblower Philip Agee explained in his revealing book ‘Dirty Work’. But as the country enters a new era, what will come next?
Germany is changing. Veteran Chancellor Angela Merkel is on her way out and a host of rival parties are fighting over who will replace her. For Russia, one of Berlin's main partners, there's more than a few reasons to be worried.
A solid majority believes Armin Laschet, a candidate for the chancellorship of Germany from Angela Merkel’s center-right bloc, must step away from politics after a historic defeat in the parliamentary election, a new poll shows.
The lower house of Germany’s parliament, the Bundestag, has grown to record size as the number of seats has been finalized after the election that took place on Sunday. Eight parties now have MPs in the legislature.
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Armin Laschet has claimed that no German party could view the Bundestag election results as a mandate to govern, after the Social Democratic Party (SPD) narrowly took first place.