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Germany plans to ban gay, lesbian 'conversion therapy'

Jun 11, 2019 - 11:43 PM

'My position is clear: homosexuality is not an illness, which is why it does not need to be treated,' says German Health Minister Jens Spahn, who is gay and married to a man

JENS SPAHN. German Health Minister Jens Spahn speaks during a press conference on plans to ban sexual reorientation therapies targeting gays in Berlin on June 11, 2019. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Merkel quells party rebellion ahead of coalition deal vote

Feb 26, 2018 - 12:52 PM

Merkel has looked severely weakened in recent months given her protracted struggle to put together a viable coalition for her fourth and possibly final term

PARTY LEADER. In this file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to journalists as she arrives at the CDU headquarters on November 17, 2017 in Berlin. John Macdougall/AFP

Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talks

Aug 16, 2015 - 5:52 PM

Germany s finance minister Wolfgang Shaeuble hails Greece but warns that Europe will closely monitor reforms in Athens