Germany boycotts benefits for Nord Stream 2?

The Bundestag failed to adopt amendments to the EU gas directive, which would soften the law for Russia's Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, according to the DPA agency. Before deciding on the directive, the right-wing party …

German Bundestag delegation to visit Crimea in 2019

The delegation of the German parliament will visit Crimea next year, the head of Die Linke party group of the Quakenbruck parliament, Andreas Maurer, said at the meeting with Russian upper house member Olga …

Anti-Russian sanctions harm Europe - Bundestag

The Bundestag considers the anti-Russian sanctions harmful and finds it necessary to abolish them, the co-chairman of the Left Party faction in the Bundestag, Sarah Wagenkneht suggests. In particular, she called for an end to the "ice age in …

German President proposes Merkel as chancellor

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier formally proposed Chancellor Angela Merkel be re-elected to her post on Monday, ending months of uncertainty following the German elections last September. The …

What's next for Germany after coalition talks fail?

Exploratory talks to form Germany’s next coalition government collapsed shortly before midnight on Sunday when the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) walked out of marathon negotiations. Chancellor Angela Merkel …