Inside Story

What's fueling divisions within Germany's governing CDU party?

Angela Merkel's designated successor says she will not run for the German chancellorship.

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Kramp-Karrenbauer will not be Germany's next chancellor

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer's standing down blows the race to lead the world's fourth-largest economy wide open.

Merkel's favoured heir drops out of German chancellor race

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Huawei in Germany: Merkel says it's risky to ban any 5G provider

German operators worry banning Huawei may add years of delays and billions in costs to Germany's 5G network launch.

Huawei in Germany: Merkel says it's risky to ban any 5G provider

Libya

Merkel: Germany to host Libya peace conference

German chancellor stressed Libya's warring parties would need to play an important role to help find a solution.

Merkel: Germany to host Libya peace conference

Germany

Germany's Merkel expresses 'deep shame' during Auschwitz visit

While visiting Holocaust memorial, chancellor pledges to fight rising anti-Semitism and racism in Germany, Europe.

Germany's Merkel expresses 'deep shame' during Auschwitz visit

Germany

Ruling German coalition in question after SPD elects new leaders

Critics of coalition with Chancellor Merkel's conservatives are chosen as new leaders of junior partner party.

Ruling German coalition in question after SPD elects new leaders

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East Germany's gender legacy: Do its women workers have an edge?

Women from the former East Germany are in many ways doing even better than men since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

East Germany's gender legacy: Do its women workers have an edge?

Counting the Cost

Germany on the brink of recession: How will the economy be saved?

Will Angela Merkel defer her debt concerns and keep the economy from recession? Plus the controversy over 5G technology.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong braces for more protests as Merkel calls for dialogue

Rallies to target airport, gov't buildings over weekend as German chancellor calls for peaceful solution on China visit.

Hong Kong braces for more protests as Merkel calls for dialogue

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Merkel focuses on trade at start of talks in Beijing

The German chancellor hopes for a resolution to US-China trade war and says Germany is open to Chinese investment.

Merkel focuses on trade at start of talks in Beijing

Germany

Far-right AfD projected to make gains in two German state polls

Votes in two eastern states threaten to deliver blow to Germany's traditional big parties and their national coalition.

Far-right AfD projected to make gains in two German state polls

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Trump: US-EU trade deal could be 'very close'

Americans signal readiness for broad agreement, but German and Italian leaders say much remains to be done.

Trump: US-EU trade deal could be 'very close'

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Germany flirts with recession - again

Powerhouse economy of Europe contracted in the second quarter, increasing calls for Berlin to ditch fiscal discipline.

Germany flirts with recession - again

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Will Germany blow its budget to tackle climate change?

The country's coalition government considers taking on new debt to finance green initiatives.

Will Germany blow its budget to tackle climate change?

Europe

Iran, Syria on agenda as Mike Pompeo meets Germany's Merkel

German chancellor says brief talks with the US Secretary of State has Iran, Afghanistan, Syria and Libya on the agenda.

Iran, Syria on agenda as Mike Pompeo meets Germany's Merkel