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Suspected Letter Bomb Sent To German President

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

BERLIN — German authorities on Friday destroyed a letter addressed to the country's president that was suspected of containing explosives, but t...

New German President

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 05.18.2012 | World

BERLIN (AP) — A far-reaching majority of lawmakers elected former East German pro-democracy activist Joachim Gauck as Germany's new president Sunday...

Nazi-Hunter For President?

AP | Posted 04.28.2012 | World

BERLIN (AP) — A German opposition party has nominated Nazi-hunter Beate Klarsfeld as a long-shot candidate for the German presidency in an election ...

The President Is Dead. Long Live the Republic!

Alexander Goerlach | Posted 04.22.2012 | World
Alexander Goerlach

The almost divine head of the German president has (metaphorically) been chopped off, and the political machine has slowed to a standstill. What is the body without its head, the state without the nation, or politics without a common idea?

German President Faces Growing Criticism

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 03.05.2012 | World

BERLIN — Germany's president said Wednesday that his angry phone call to a leading newspaper's editor as it prepared to publish a story about a ...

German President Horst Koehler Quits Over Military Remarks

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — President Horst Koehler stunned Germans by resigning Monday after being criticized for appearing to link military deployments abroad wi...