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German Election 2017

Sep 24, 2017 8:40 PM

AfD's unlikely duo: Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel

The disenchanted Christian Democrat and the business-savvy political novice. How Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel, respectively, became the far-right nationalist candidates in Germany's election.

Sep 24, 2017 8:29 PM

AfD: What you need to know about Germany's far-right party

DW looks at the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, entering the Bundestag as the third largest party. Its main appeal is its opposition to Angela Merkel's open-door policy toward migrants.

Sep 24, 2017 7:44 PM

How Germany chooses its chancellor

Agreeing on who will be Germany's next chancellor is one of the goals of coalition talks. But it's not a done deal until the Bundestag votes him or her in. DW explains how it works.

Sep 24, 2017 7:14 PM

What is the role of Germany's parliamentary opposition?

Following the federal election, the SPD has announced it will go into opposition. What role does the main opposition party play in the Bundestag?

Sep 24, 2017 7:03 PM

Angela Merkel's done it again!

No change in Germany: Angela Merkel will stay on as chancellor. Germans like constancy. However, Merkel has some major tasks to fulfill during her fourth term in office.

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Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

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Ambassador Matthias Höpfner

The German Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Matthias Höpfner


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Public Holidays


The Embassy and the Legal and Consular Section will be closed on the following German and Irish holidays in 2017:

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