Ukraine: A Powder Keg | Death on Demand? - The Debate on Assisted Suicide | Reservists - Stopgaps for the German Armed Forces? | Stories from Communist East Germany - The Dream of Freedom
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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 Eternal Chancellor Angela Merkel | Insecure Cell Phones, Compromised Diplomacy | No Future for Former Parliamentarians? | Compensation for Former Soviet Prisoners of War?
The Ukrainian Crisis -- How Strong are Germany's Defense Capabilities? | Freedom of Movement for Workers from Romania and Bulgaria | Germany -- Central Switchboard for Drone Warfare | The Battle over an Ojibwe Scalp
A New Power Struggle | Crimea Crisis - Economic Interests against Sanctions | Germany’s Role in African Development | Military Research at German Universities | Forbidden Rice
Crimea Crisis - Pressure on Putin| 100 Days into the Grand Coalition | Searching for a Concept - Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Africa | Eurosceptic and Divided - Where is the AfD heading? | Worldwards in Germany
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Melinda Crane is DW's Chief Political Correspondent, and also hosts the English editions of Quadriga and People & Politics.
Born in Hong Kong, Christopher spent much of his childhood abroad. After studying languages and journalism in Cambridge, London and Paris, he married a Berlin teacher (two sons).
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