Frank-Walter Steinmeier
King Charles III will travel to France and Germany for his first state visits since becoming monarch, underscoring Britain’s efforts to build bridges with its European neighbors.
The last known survivor of a German group known as the White Rose that actively resisted the Nazis has died. Traute Lafrenz was 103.
Germany’s president has apologized for multiple failures by his country before, during and after the 1972 Munich OIympics.
Germany’s president has appealed to the organizers of this year’s documenta fifteen art show to do more to tackle the antisemitism allegations surrounding the event.
Germany’s conservative opposition leader has traveled to Kyiv for meetings with Ukrainian officials including President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has criticized a diplomatic snub by Ukraine for his country’s president and defended Berlin’s record on delivering weapons to Kyiv.
The ashes of Poland’s award-winning composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki have been laid to rest in a state ceremony after a two-year delay.
BERLIN (AP) — German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has tested positive for COVID-19, the head of state’s office said Tuesday, as the country’s infection rate remains persistently high.
Holocaust survivor Inge Deutschkron has died at age 99. She hid in Berlin during the Third Reich to escape deportation to Nazi death camps.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been re-elected for a second term of five years by a special parliamentary assembly.
Germany’s president has bestowed the country’s highest honor on British conductor Simon Rattle, the former head of the Berlin Philharmonic who is set to take a new job in Munich next year.
The far-right Alternative for Germany party has presented a member of former Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union as its long-shot candidate to become the country’s next president, prompting his own party to call for him to leave or face possible expulsion.
Germany’s president has called for a debate over plans for compulsory coronavirus vaccinations in the country, saying such a drastic measure needs to be thoroughly justified.
Germany’s biggest opposition party says it will support the reelection of President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Germany’s environmentalist Greens have come out in favor of a second term for President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Five years after a terrorist killed 12 people at a Berlin Christmas market, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Germany’s government had not lived up to its duty to protect its citizens that day.
BERLIN (AP) — German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Tuesday marked the 83rd anniversary of the anti-Jewish pogrom that was labeled “Kristallnacht” — the “Night of Broken Glass” — when Nazis, among them many ordinary Germans, terrorized Jews throughout Germany and Austria.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s leaders paid tribute Wednesday to its troops that served over nearly 20 years in Afghanistan, and the country’s president said the German answer to the mission’s disappointing end must not be “resignation and retreat” from global affairs.
The presidents of Ukraine, Israel and Germany have inaugurated a memorial for the victims of the Babi Yar massacre in Ukraine eight decades after one of the most infamous Nazi mass slaughters of the Holocaust.
Germany’s president has called on the country to face its cruel colonial past as he opened a new museum in the capital’s center that will be home to two of Berlin’s state museums which include looted artifacts from countries in Africa and elsewhere.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey does not have the capacity to deal with a possible new refugee wave from Afghanistan, the Turkish president told German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in a telephone call on Tuesday.
BERLIN (AP) — More than a month after extreme flooding killed more than 180 people in western Germany, survivors of the disaster, first responders, religious leaders and government officials came together Saturday to remember the victims who died and to express hope for the future.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Friday commemorated 60 years since the day East German authorities started building the Berlin Wall, where at least 140 people were killed over three decades trying to flee to the west.
The front-runner to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany’s September election has apologized for a scene in which he was seen laughing in the background as the country’s president delivered a statement on the devastating floods in western Germany.
The king and queen of the Netherlands visited the German parliament and had an appointment with Chancellor Angela Merkel on the second day of a three-day state visit to Germany.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands have started a three-day visit to Germany that was delayed from last year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president warmly welcomed his German counterpart on Thursday, praising him as an ally in combatting antisemitism.
The presidents of Germany and Poland have met in Warsaw to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a key treaty between the two neighbors, focusing on the positive aspects of a sometimes wobbly relationship.
BERLIN (AP) — German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced Friday that he will seek a second term, saying he wants to help heal divisions widened by the coronavirus pandemic.
A plan by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to mandate uniform restrictions in areas where the coronavirus is spreading too quickly has cleared its final legislative hurdle.
BERLIN (AP) — Hans Kueng, a Roman Catholic theologian who was an early colleague and friend of the future Pope Benedict XVI but later fell foul of the Vatican for challenging church doctrine and became a vocal critic of the pontiff, has died.