Angela Merkel

Polls ahead of Sunday's election predict that far-right Alternative for Germany will receive close to 10 percent of the vote, winning it seats in the Bundestag.

6:54 PM

The mood was joyful, but those at the Christopher Street Day parade also warned of more work to be done.

July 22 2017 5:23 PM

The German chancellor addressed human rights issues during a meeting with the Russian president.

May 02 2017 3:58 PM

Joachim Gauck, who holds the mostly ceremonial title of President, is among the first major politicians to boycott the 2014 Olympics over host country Russia's human rights violations.

December 08 2013 3:16 PM