Olaf Scholz has been sworn in as Germany's new chancellor after 16 years with Angela Merkel at the helm. Often described as austere and even robotic, the Social Democrat managed to inspire voters in this year's election
By hosting two contenders to succeed Merkel as chancellor, President Macron has shown how anxiously France is eyeing the outcome of Germany's election and its effect on a crucial EU partnership
Angela Merkel’s five-month marathon for a fourth term is nearing an end with two thirds of the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) members backing a return to power.
As diplomatic spat between Germany and Turkey reaches new depths, so too might voter turnout among Germany's largest ethnic minority. But discrimination at home is as much to blame as foreign affairs.