The headquarters of Siemens, Europe’s largest engineering company, in central Munich.
The Siemens scandal needs to be remembered because it's emblematic of what needs to be done to stop corruption.
Unlike every president who followed him, George H.W. Bush had a background in foreign policy. In 1972, Bush was serving as U.S. ambassador to the U.N.
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The first President Bush had some impressive foreign policies wins, but could he be best remembered for getting the US entangled in Iraq?
Let the real negotiations begin.
As the divorce part of the Brexit negotiations approach their endgame, attention is turning to the future relationship between the UK and EU. The view from EU capitals.
Magnus Hirschfeld, on the right, sits with his partner, Tao Li, at the fourth conference of the World League for Sexual Reform in 1932.
Physician Magnus Hirschfeld advocated for those he called 'sexual intermediaries.' His activism began before World War I - and ended only when the Nazis came to power.
German prisoners of war at Sutton Bonington during the period when it was a PoW Camp, 1916-19.
Courtesy of the University of Nottingham, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
In September 1917, 22 German World War I prisoners held at a camp just outside Nottingham, managed to escape.
A podcast on World War I – from a meeting between the three great war poets, to what happened to conscientious objectors in both Britain and Germany.
As German Chancellor for 13 years, Merkel has been a dominant figure in European politics.
After 18 years as leader of her party, and 13 as German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has announced that this will be her last term. How has she changed Germany and the world?
In this February 2016 photo, people wave German flags in Erfurt, central Germany, during a demonstration initiated by the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
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The political power of Germany's Russian community is significant, and it's helped fuel the rise of the right-wing, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party known as the AfD.
France, Germany and other European countries are increasing their use of renewable energy sources as well as storage solutions to help overcome their intermittent nature.
She won't stand again in 2021 – and it's unlikely she'll last until then either.
She’s down, but is she out?
German politics is experiencing a major shift. Merkel knows her time is up.
A Christmas party at a border transit camp for refugees in Friedland, 2016.
Despite heated debates about immigration policy, German citizens' views of migrants and a 'refugee crisis' changed little in the year after Angela Merkel's 2015 decision to open borders.
Being part of the resistance can be complicated.
The 'resistance' to the Trump administration has many forms, from grassroots organizing to making music. But a historian of 20th-century Germany asks whether opposing Trump is a real resistance.
City Skyline and Main River in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Economic polarisation across Europe is becoming an important phenomenon, in part driven by monetary policies that can increase office prices and can even affect the fundamentals that drive the markets.
Berlin Wall, 1988. The fall of the Berlin Wall signifies the end of the Cold War and the victory of liberal democratic values.
Though the fall of the Berlin Wall did not bring along the utopia many had hoped for, it is a symbolic moment for the victors of the Cold War.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
To succeed, Europe needs citizens who are multilingual and open to the world. EU-level universities can lead the way with four key concepts: Identity, Diversity, Essence and Attractiveness
A rally of right-wing protestors in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, in early September.
In the mid-1980s Germany was wracked by a toxic 'Asyldebatte' that bears similarities to what's happening today.
Ins and outs.
Watch out, Indonesia and South Africa.
If you believe everything you read, Germany is facing the abyss. But there's actually a lot to be hopeful about.
Trump and Merkel: Friends, foes or frenemies?
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The president, who called the European Union a 'foe' following a series of meetings in Europe, may not realize just how much Americans have gained from their relationship with Europe.