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Germany's president calls for patience, solidarity in face of pandemic
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called efforts to curb coronavirus a "test of our humanity." It is the first time a German president has formally addressed the nation on television other than at Christmas.
Coronavirus: German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier calls for global alliance
In an opinion for a British newspaper, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and four other world leaders have pled for global cooperation. Rapid testing and vaccines for vulnerable populations are key, they said.
Dresden marks WWII bombing in far-right stronghold
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier did his best to balance German aggression and victimhood at the 75th anniversary of the Dresden bombing, one of the most politically difficult events marking the end of World War II.
Germany celebrates 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall
11 Nov 2019
Nationwide celebrations have kicked off in Germany to mark 30 years since the Berlin Wall came down. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is welcoming leaders of Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Hungary in Berlin.
Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built
17 Aug 2019
Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned of 'new walls' in electoral thinking.
'Ignoring' anti-Semitism not an option, German president warns
22 Jun 2019
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has appealed for Germans to show civic courage in the face of anti-Semitism. The call comes amid growing attacks on Jewish people in Germany.
German president makes historic visit to The Gambia
15 Dec 2017
The Gambia has given Germany's president Frank-Walter Steinmeier a warm welcome. The West African country has just emerged from more than two decades of dictatorship.
Germany vs. Turkey; Steinmeier and Erdogan trade barbs
23 Mar 2017
Germany's Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan trade barbs over attempts by Turkish officials to drum up support among the Turkish diaspora in Europe for an April referendum on boosting Erdogan's powers.