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Musical chairs: Germany’s FDP to swap Bundestag seats with CDU

The seating in Germany’s Bundestag will have to be rearranged after MPs complained about sitting next to the far-right Alternative…

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German man convicted of passing Bundestag floor plans to Russia

A man has been given a two-year suspended prison sentence for passing information on the German parliament to Russia. The…

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Dismissed: Germany’s Merkel becomes caretaker chancellor

Angela Merkel took a step closer to political retirement Tuesday after receiving her formal dismissal certificate from the post of…

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Germany’s newly elected Bundestag meets for first time since election

Germany”s newly elected parliament has held its first meeting at the Bundestag following September’s election. The lower house of the…

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Five takeaways from Germany’s nail-biting election night

German voters chose a new federal parliament, known as the Bundestag, on Sunday, in a nail-biting election that will determine…

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German election: Live updates as voters choose a new Bundestag

Armin Laschet, the leader of Angela Merkel’s conservative Union bloc who hopes to also succeed her at the chancellery, inadvertently…

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‘We need more Europe’: Chancellor hopefuls debate EU in final debate

Germany”s three chancellor candidates and leaders of the country’s top political parties clashed on Thursday in a final televised debate…

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German election: Which party is leading the opinion polls?

Germany”s Social Democratic Party has been leading in the polls for more than a month ahead of parliamentary elections on…

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German parliament to hold discussion on migration and relief plans

Germany”s parliament, the Bundestag, is holding a special session on Wednesday to discuss the situation in Afghanistan and also aid…

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How racist abuse halted Syrian refugee’s run for seat in Bundestag

Tareq Alaows’ candidacy for the Bundestag was meant to be historic. He was hoping to be the first Syrian refugee…

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