German Democratic Republic

Memory of the day: Abolition of slavery in English colonies in 1833

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 12:12 GMT

On August 23, many important events took place.

Merkel faces protests in Germany's nationalist heartlands

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Merkel has faced fierce protests on the campaign trail for next month’s federal elections in Germany, calling into question her strategy targeting regions in Germany.

Merkel, visiting ex-Stasi jail, defends freedom and democracy

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 01:10 GMT

Merkel invoked the injustices of communist East Germany on Friday to defend freedom and democracy during a visit to a prison of the former Stasi secret police.