Her government's COVID-19 management is one of the topics Angela Merkel has been challenged on in parliament. But at what's set to be her last chancellor's Q&A she went out with more of a fizz than a bang.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has recognized the millions of Soviet soldiers who died after Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union. But a gesture of reconciliation is still necessary, says Christian F. Trippe.
If Germany's recent regional election had been decided by young people, the far-right AfD would have won. The East German identity has been inherited by a new generation, some of whom don't mind a few racist politicians.