With the election just days away, Germany's traditional political partnerships could be fracturing.
Indonesia's top court has rejected an appeal by losing candidate Prabowo Subianto over fraud during last month's election, a ruling which the former general is unlikely to dispute, as analyst Gregory Poling tells DW.
Industry lobbyists within Germany's grand coalition have criticized Chancellor Angela Merkel's leadership. One of her deputies Michael Fuchs has demanded a "new start" in economic policy.
Angela Merkel's visit to Kyiv is a gesture of solidarity. And it is a particularly important one for her Ukraine audience, the most extreme of whom had feared that a "Merkel-Putin pact" was in the making.
Some people consider Görlitz the loveliest city in Germany. Its buildings reflect European architecture from the Baroque to the late 19th century. These architectural gems provide a perfect backdrop.
© 2014 Deutsche Welle | Legal notice | Contact