Germany

Far-right protester harassing TV crew is German police

Justice minister alarmed after off-duty officer reports ZDF crew covering far-right rally to police who detained them.

Row widens after German police blocked TV crew at PEGIDA rally

Russia

Putin and Merkel discuss Nord Stream 2, Syrian reconstruction

The Russian and German leaders meet for bilateral talks outside of Berlin.

Putin and Merkel discuss Nord Stream 2, Syrian reconstruction

Germany

Putin set to meet Merkel in Germany

Russian leader visits Germany for first time since Moscow annexed the Crimean peninsula in 2014.

Putin to have talks with Angela Merkel in Germany

Europe

German interior minister drops resignation threat over migration

Horst Seehofer says a compromise was reached in a migration dispute that threatened Merkel's government.

German interior minister drops resignation threat over migration

Germany

German minister threatens to quit over migration

German interior minister Horst Seehofer offers to resign after rejecting Chancellor Angela Merkel's EU migration deal.

Merkel coalition crisis: Seehofer offers to quit over migration

Europe

EU leaders remain divided over migration deal

Italy blocks joint EU statement on immigration, while Merkel says the crisis is make-or-break for the bloc.

EU leaders fail to agree on migration deal

Europe

Divided EU leaders meet over migration challenge

Italy threatens to block joint EU statement on immigration, while Merkel says the crisis is make-or-break for the bloc.

Refugees

Migration issue is a make-or-break for EU, says Merkel

Hours before key summit, the German leader says the fate of EU rests on its ability to find solution to refugees crisis.

Migration issue is a make-or-break for the EU, says Merkel

Refugees

Divided EU leaders meet over migration at 'mini-summit'

European leaders meet to discuss ways forward in crisis over migration, which is causing deep rifts within the bloc.

Divided EU leaders meet over migration at 'mini-summit'

Germany

Merkel handed two-week ultimatum in migrant row

Horst Seehofer backs down, says he will not bypass Angela Merkel by turning away migrants yet, awaiting EU solution.

Germany

Weakened Merkel elected chancellor for fourth term

Bundestag backs alliance of three parties under Merkel's leadership after six months of talks and major concessions.

Germany coalition deal: Merkel takes power after difficult talks

UpFront

Is Angela Merkel's era of dominance over?

We debate whether German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to blame for the rise in far-right populism across Europe.

UpFront

Is DR Congo still a democracy?

We speak to DRC's communications minister about postponed elections and debate the future of Germany's Angela Merkel.

Germany

Germany's SPD backs coalition talks with Merkel

Fresh elections avoided for now as Social Democrats approve negotiations with Merkel's conservatives by 56 percent.

Europe

German parties reach breakthrough in coalition talks

Germany inches towards a new government after Angela Merkel strikes deal with SPD to enter formal coalition talks.