Germany accused of "political exploitation"
The Erdogan led government of Turkey has criticised Germany's planned Bundestag (German parliament) resolution that tackles the issue of the Armenian genocide.
Constitutional protection to be radically changed
The Green party want to strengthen the police by improving its equipment and adding to its resources and in addition the protection of the constitution will be radically changed.
Acceptance of resolution by Bundesrat uncertain
The Bundestag (German parliament) has passed a resolution that the classifies the Maghreb states Algeria, Tunisia and Marocco as "safe countries of origin".
Survey: Rejection high in Thuringia and Saxony
According to a survey two thirds of Germans do not want to see Angela Merkel become the German chancellor for the fourth time after the German elections in 2017.
CDU: Large coalitions can damage participants
After excessive criticism of his leadership of the administration from both within and outside his party, the Austrian chancellor Werner Faymann has resigned from both his position as the government leader and the chairman of his own party the SPÖ.
Talks on further action in Berlin and Stuttgart
On Wednesday the 4th of May 2016 discussions between high-level politicians will be held in Berlin and Stuttgart on the situation of the Syrian civil war and what further actions should be taken.
Extremists Islamist to stand trial
The Higher Regional Court in Frankfurt will for the first time hold a trial for a suspected Islamist who is accused of committing war crimes in Syria. He is being accused of posing in pictures showing the decapitated heads of victims.
Registration for the large festival running
For it's 70th birthday North Rhine-Westphalia will show itself as a colourful, open, joyful and modern state. On the North Rhine Westphalia day 2016 a festival parade will move through the host city.
Reker: "The confrontation will not be a problem"
With the witness testimony from Colognes Lord Mayor Henriette Reker the process against her suspected attacker can continue on Friday in Düsseldorfs higher regional court. Reker said: The confrontation will "not be a problem".
Offences will be punished more severely
The Bundestag (German Parliament) debated on Thursday the 28th of April 2016 for the first time about the draft law to punish sexual offenders more severely.
The Chancellor visited an anti-terrorist center
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) warned the German security authorities about the dangers of extremists Islamists who are ready to use violence in her visit to the anti-terror defence centre (GTAZ).
USA are guests in the industry fair in Hanover
After the opening of the Hanover trade fair on Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama made a tour of the fair today. A summit with other important state and government leaders is planned in the afternoon in Hanover.
US President: Negotiations need to make progress
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and US President Barack Obama have given their backing to the transatlantic free-trade agreement TTIP.
Discussion about international topics in Hanover
The visit to Hanover from US president Barack Obama at the end of April will be used to organise a meeting between several government and state leaders.