Lanz rebukes former Moscow correspondent

Russian President Vladimir Putin shocked the world public with his Ukraine speech on Monday. Markus Lanz discussed with his guests what this means in concrete terms. The position of the ex-ARD Moscow correspondent caused some outrage. The Kremlin chief’s recent speech is a cause for concern and requires wise action by the West. All guests … Read more

Dispute over Nord Stream 2 puts German government under pressure

Brussels, Washington, Berlin New governments are usually given a grace period of 100 days. However, the traffic light coalition, which is only a month old, is not sparing itself. The dispute over the Nord Stream 2 Baltic Sea pipeline is already spoiling the mood. “I’m irritated that a coalition partner is falling behind the spirit … Read more

FDP votes for coalition agreement – Scholz is to be elected chancellor on Wednesday

FDP Chief Christian Lindner The Liberals voted for the coalition agreement with a large majority. (Photo: dpa) Berlin At the moment everything looks like Germany will get a new federal government in the next few days. At their extraordinary party congresses at the weekend, the SPD and FDP decided to approve the 177-page coalition agreement. … Read more

SPD wants to vote on traffic light contract

DThe SPD wants to vote on the coalition agreement this Saturday at a special party conference. Despite considerable criticism, especially from the Young Socialists (Jusos) in the party, the acceptance of the agreement with the Greens and the FDP is considered certain. The Social Democrats are the only one of the three coalition partners to … Read more

Housing policy is a trial by fire for Kevin Kühnert

Berlin The talks with the Greens and the FDP about the formation of a new federal government have not yet really got underway, as the first comrades are already making their demands to speak. “The SPD is a tenant party. That must come into its own in the coalition negotiations, ”said the co-chair of the … Read more

Expert on Armin Laschet: Jamaica coalition has little chance

Berlin The Bremen political scientist Lothar Probst sees little chance for a Jamaica coalition led by CDU leader Armin Laschet. “I assume that the exploratory talks with the Union will not last too long and that the Greens and FDP will enter into coalition talks with the SPD relatively quickly,” said the expert on party … Read more