Dominic Kane

Dominic Kane

Europe

Germany coalition talks: Searching for agreement on refugees

Since 2016, Germany has put a hold on reuniting families of those not classified as refugees, but divisions of this policy are complicating coalition talks between the SPD and CDU.

Germany coalition talks: Searching for agreement on refugees

Germany

Germany: Nazi-era architecture lingers today

Germany made a decision after World War II to not destroy many Nazi buildings that were iconic to that regime. They were instead repurposed and maintained in order to keep history and its lessons alive.

Germany: Nazi-era architecture lingers today

Europe

Angela Merkel admits mistakes in the 2016 Christmas market attack

Families of victims of the 2016 ramming attack on a Christmas market in Berlin have been critical of the chancellor's response and have concerns about Germany's security situation.

Angela Merkel admits mistakes in the 2016 Christmas market attack

Battle for Jerusalem

Netanyahu urges Europe to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Netanyahu has been meeting EU foreign ministers in Brussels, where he faced resistance to his suggestion, and pressure to restart Middle East peace efforts.

Netanyahu urges Europe to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Europe

German Chancellor Merkel experiences boost in ratings

Opinion polls in Germany suggest Angela Merkel and her party are heading for a clear win in Sunday's general election. The German chancellor is unchallenged within her party, and her position among world politicians is equally high.

German Chancellor Merkel experiences boost in ratings

Europe

Germany's Free Democrats party gains support ahead of elections

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats are likely to remain the country's largest party after elections set to take place two weeks from now, according to the latest opinion polls.

Germany's Free Democrats party gains support ahead of elections

Europe

Will Germany's economic growth help Merkel?

Employment levels are at a record high in Germany. Wages are rising and so is consumer spending. This may be good news for Chancellor Angela Merkel who is hoping to be re-elected for a fourth time later this month.

Will Germany's economic growth help Merkel?

Europe

Will Germany's refugee policy sway voters?

Angela Merkel's open door refugee policy will be on voters’ minds in next month's election. The policy has sparked debate, alienated many in Merkel's party and, for a while, gave a boost to the far-right anti-immigration party AFD.

Will Germany's refugee policy sway voters?

Europe

Is threat of violence impacting Germany’s elections?

Following the violent incidents at the Christmas Market in the German capital, Berlin, last year that left 21 people dead and 112 more wounded, conservative politicians demanded tighter border controls to curb immigration.

Is threat of violence impacting Germany’s elections?

Europe

Germany set for crucial parliamentary vote

Germans will be heading to the polls later this month in a parliamentary vote that could decide if Angela Merkel remains Chancellor.

Germany set for crucial parliamentary vote

Middle East

Exhibition in Germany offers interactive view of Syria’s Palmyra

When the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) captured the ancient city of Palmyra in 2015, it partly destroyed one of Syria's most precious archaeological treasures.

Exhibition in Germany offers interactive view of Syria’s Palmyra

Europe

Germany hosts 104th Tour de France

The German city of Dusseldorf is hosting the 104th edition of the Tour de France. Defending champion Chris Froome is aiming for a fourth title. Al Jazeera’s Dominic Kane reports from Dusseldorf.

Germany hosts 104th Tour de France