Difficult Decision - the SPD and the coalition agreement | Changing Values - how conservative is Merkel's CDU? | Unconstitutional? - The German states and the NPD ban | Dangerous Deployment - the Bundeswehr's mission in Mali
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What do Germans expect from their politicians? What are they proud of? Do they trust the judicial system and the constitutional democracy?
The Bundestag is the symbol of German democracy. Some 2500 people work in the administrative and more than 600 deputies from across the country sit in the federal Parliament.
The 50th Anniversary of the Turkish-German Guest Worker Treaty
Individual reports as well as complete programmes produced by the Politik direkt / People and Politics team have received national and international media prizes. Here is a summary of the awards:
The new coalition in Berlin - The deal in detail / Party Ballot - Sigmar Gabriel faces the rank and file / Gregor Gysi - Opposition leader elect / The Altmühl Valley - Mining for marble
Coalition Talks -- Wrangling over Positions and Portfolios | Transatlantic Relations - Is the Crisis Over? | Euroskeptics "Alternative for Germany" Stand Firm | After the Scandal - Drop in Organ Donations
Cybercrime - How can we protect ourselves? | Aid for the Autobahn - Are Germany’s roadways crumbling? | Coalition Negotiations - The minimum-wage battle continues | Wind Farms - Public protests on the rise
Action Man | Aid Trip to Jordan | The 800 Euro Scandal | Crane Conflict
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Melinda Crane is DW's Chief Political Correspondent, and also hosts the English editions of Quadriga and People & Politics.
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