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Far-Right Party Expected to Win Seats in German Parliament

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.

Berlin Pride Doubles as Marriage Celebration

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

Angela Merkel Urges Putin to Protect Gay Chechens

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

German President Will Boycott Sochi Olympics

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.