Fabrication scandals are extremely rare, but when they do occur, they almost always have far-reaching consequences.
The selection of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer gives the chancellor a shot at a gradual and graceful exit.
Either Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer or Friedrich Merz will be picked as new CDU leader on Friday.
It’s an experimental pressure cooker for marine life.
Friedrich Merz is making a comeback bid that could transform Germany and settle old scores.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is vying to become the nation’s next leader, with Merkel’s tacit blessing.
The country’s leaders have expressed an ambivalent view of Islam, at best.
The chancellor is fighting to avoid another defeat as questions build over her political survival.
The CSU – long the dominant force in Bavaria – is likely to be humiliated in a Sunday vote.
The question has been brewing for decades: What does it mean to be German?