Vandals target Westerwelle’s car

Vandals target Westerwelle’s car

The personal car of German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has copped the fury of political critics, with unknown assailants sticking nails in the car’s tyres, daily Berliner Morgenpost reported Tuesday.

Westerwelle promises more domestic time

Westerwelle promises more domestic time

Westerwelle defends Swiss after minaret ban

Westerwelle defends Swiss after minaret ban

Westerwelle threatens Iran with new sanctions

Westerwelle threatens Iran with new sanctions

Westerwelle embroiled in row over displaced Germans in WWII

Westerwelle embroiled in row over displaced Germans in WWII

Former Foreign Minister dies after battle with cancer

Former Foreign Minister dies after battle with cancer

FDP pin revival hopes on…new flag

FDP pin revival hopes on…new flag

Westerwelle: ‘Gates still open for Ukraine’

Westerwelle: ‘Gates still open for Ukraine’

Germany and US vow to repair NSA damage

Germany and US vow to repair NSA damage

Westerwelle says Iran deal ‘turning point’

Westerwelle says Iran deal ‘turning point’

German foreign minister to join Iran talks

German foreign minister to join Iran talks

German warning triggers Israel UN meet

German warning triggers Israel UN meet

Yoko Ono wins German peace prize

Yoko Ono wins German peace prize

Assad admits mistakes, calls on Germany to help

Assad admits mistakes, calls on Germany to help

Germany offers help to Syria chemical mission

Germany offers help to Syria chemical mission

Germany welcomes ‘new tone’ from Iran

Germany welcomes ‘new tone’ from Iran

Liberal collapse worrying for Brit Lib Dems too

Liberal collapse worrying for Brit Lib Dems too

Germany and Qatar condemn Egypt violence

Germany and Qatar condemn Egypt violence

Germany urges Egypt to stop deadly crackdown

Germany urges Egypt to stop deadly crackdown

Foreign minister supports Israel talks

Foreign minister supports Israel talks

Westerwelle: Turkey’s success ‘breathtaking’

Westerwelle: Turkey’s success ‘breathtaking’

Germany prepared to enter Mali: Westerwelle

Germany prepared to enter Mali: Westerwelle

Germany’s North Korean embassy remains open

Germany’s North Korean embassy remains open

Germany summons North Korean envoy

Germany summons North Korean envoy

Westerwelle: North Korea ‘playing with fire’

Westerwelle: North Korea ‘playing with fire’

Westerwelle: Egypt must check fraud claims

Westerwelle: Egypt must check fraud claims

Palestinians: Germany too biased for diplomacy

Palestinians: Germany too biased for diplomacy

FM: Mali’s stability important to Europe

FM: Mali’s stability important to Europe

Germany will take Syrian refugees but not alone

Germany will take Syrian refugees but not alone

‘Turkey right to stop Syrian arms planes’

‘Turkey right to stop Syrian arms planes’

Germany boosts security at embassies after riots

Germany boosts security at embassies after riots

Jail for Pussy Riot sparks protests in Germany

Jail for Pussy Riot sparks protests in Germany

Renegotiation no-go for Greece, says Germany

Renegotiation no-go for Greece, says Germany

German horror as Syrian regime kills nearly 100

German horror as Syrian regime kills nearly 100

Tymoshenko’s daughter pleas for German help

Tymoshenko’s daughter pleas for German help

Germany pledges €265 million to Yemen

Germany pledges €265 million to Yemen

Westerwelle hammers China, Russia over veto

Westerwelle hammers China, Russia over veto

Westerwelle counters US Europe-bashing

Westerwelle counters US Europe-bashing

Westerwelle repeats call for Mideast peace

Westerwelle repeats call for Mideast peace

Germany rolls over Egyptian debt into aid

Germany rolls over Egyptian debt into aid

Iran demands Germany arrests rebel leader

Iran demands Germany arrests rebel leader

Germany demands UN meeting on Syria

Germany demands UN meeting on Syria

Westerwelle calls for closer Turkey ties to EU

Westerwelle calls for closer Turkey ties to EU

Westerwelle makes surprise trip to Libya

Westerwelle makes surprise trip to Libya

Germany closes embassy in Yemen

Germany closes embassy in Yemen

Westerwelle to cling on as foreign minister

Westerwelle to cling on as foreign minister

Westerwelle warns Syria of tighter EU sanctions

Westerwelle warns Syria of tighter EU sanctions

Germany dubious on Palestinian unity deal

Germany dubious on Palestinian unity deal

Rösler vows to renew embattled FDP

Rösler vows to renew embattled FDP

German media roundup: Westerwelle steps down

German media roundup: Westerwelle steps down

Rösler frontrunner for new FDP leader

Rösler frontrunner for new FDP leader

Westerwelle stepping down as FDP leader

Westerwelle stepping down as FDP leader

Westerwelle visits Japan while FDP crisis continues at home

Westerwelle visits Japan while FDP crisis continues at home

Westerwelle reportedly set to quit as FDP leader

Westerwelle reportedly set to quit as FDP leader

Germany and China call for Libya ceasefire

Germany and China call for Libya ceasefire

Free Democrats’ nuclear battle intensifies

Free Democrats’ nuclear battle intensifies

Pressure mounts on Westerwelle to resign

Pressure mounts on Westerwelle to resign

Germany provokes more tensions over Libya

Germany provokes more tensions over Libya

Bundestag votes to broaden Afghan mission

Bundestag votes to broaden Afghan mission

Westerwelle mulled ‘No’ to Libya UN resolution

Westerwelle mulled ‘No’ to Libya UN resolution

Germany calls Libyan no-fly zone ‘risky’

Germany calls Libyan no-fly zone ‘risky’

‘No German soldiers in Libya,’ Westerwelle says

‘No German soldiers in Libya,’ Westerwelle says

Berlin pledges support to devastated Japan

Berlin pledges support to devastated Japan

Stern journalist detained in China

Stern journalist detained in China

Westerwelle calls for Qaddafi clan sanctions

Westerwelle calls for Qaddafi clan sanctions

German journalists freed by Iran return home

German journalists freed by Iran return home

Germany joined by Brazil, India and Japan in UN challenge

Germany joined by Brazil, India and Japan in UN challenge

Westerwelle disappointed with Mubarak’s speech

Westerwelle disappointed with Mubarak’s speech

Rumoured plan to bring Mubarak to Germany

Rumoured plan to bring Mubarak to Germany

Berlin dismayed by violent turn in Egypt

Berlin dismayed by violent turn in Egypt

Westerwelle visits Afghanistan ahead of parliamentary vote

Westerwelle visits Afghanistan ahead of parliamentary vote

German Media Roundup: Westerwelle’s buoyant navel-gazing

German Media Roundup: Westerwelle’s buoyant navel-gazing

Embattled Westerwelle tries to rally FDP

Embattled Westerwelle tries to rally FDP

Berlin’s ambitious UN Security Council agenda

Berlin’s ambitious UN Security Council agenda

Seehofer warns FDP to pull together

Seehofer warns FDP to pull together

FDP minister backs Westerwelle, but wants changes

FDP minister backs Westerwelle, but wants changes

Families given access to jailed journalists in Iran

Families given access to jailed journalists in Iran

Westerwelle demands Iran allow family to see German prisoners

Westerwelle demands Iran allow family to see German prisoners

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out

Westerwelle and the FDP: Unloved yet irreplaceable

Westerwelle and the FDP: Unloved yet irreplaceable

FDP dips below five percent in regional polls

FDP dips below five percent in regional polls

FDP debates ditching Westerwelle

FDP debates ditching Westerwelle

US ambassador seeks to soothe WikiLeaks damage

US ambassador seeks to soothe WikiLeaks damage

FDP woes likened to East German downfall

FDP woes likened to East German downfall

Westerwelle makes surprise visit to Iraq

Westerwelle makes surprise visit to Iraq

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FDP fires ‘mole’ revealed by Wikileaks

Wikileaks shock waves continue to reverberate

Wikileaks shock waves continue to reverberate

Westerwelle urges Europe to look to China

Westerwelle urges Europe to look to China

Westerwelle ‘very worried’ by North Korean attack

Westerwelle ‘very worried’ by North Korean attack

Westerwelle confirms 2012 as Afghan withdrawal target

Westerwelle confirms 2012 as Afghan withdrawal target

Westerwelle calls Gaza blockade ‘unacceptable’

Westerwelle calls Gaza blockade ‘unacceptable’

Westerwelle under pressure to resign

Westerwelle under pressure to resign

German media roundup: Stepping onto the world stage

German media roundup: Stepping onto the world stage

Germany wins UN Security Council seat

Germany wins UN Security Council seat

Germany lobbies hard for Security Council seat

Germany lobbies hard for Security Council seat

Removal of nukes from Germany not on NATO agenda

Removal of nukes from Germany not on NATO agenda

Westerwelle appeals to small states for UN Security Council seat

Westerwelle appeals to small states for UN Security Council seat

Westerwelle wants UN seat for disarmament

Westerwelle wants UN seat for disarmament

Westerwelle ‘marries’ partner Michael Mronz

Westerwelle ‘marries’ partner Michael Mronz

Germany increases aid to Pakistan by €10 million

Germany increases aid to Pakistan by €10 million

Westerwelle won’t take partner to anti-gay lands

Westerwelle won’t take partner to anti-gay lands

Westerwelle backs talks with Taliban

Westerwelle backs talks with Taliban

Beleaguered FDP vows to stay the course

Beleaguered FDP vows to stay the course

UK’s Clegg charms Berlin with German skills

UK’s Clegg charms Berlin with German skills

Westerwelle stresses privacy concerns to Google founder Page

Westerwelle stresses privacy concerns to Google founder Page

Westerwelle attacked from within FDP for poor polls and low profile

Westerwelle attacked from within FDP for poor polls and low profile

Two Germans kidnapped in Niger Delta released unharmed

Two Germans kidnapped in Niger Delta released unharmed

Westerwelle calls US nuclear policy ‘brave’

Westerwelle calls US nuclear policy ‘brave’

Politician moots dog-poop patrol for welfare recipients

Politician moots dog-poop patrol for welfare recipients

Union boss likens FDP to Jörg Haider’s party

Union boss likens FDP to Jörg Haider’s party

Westerwelle to kick off Gay Games in Cologne this summer

Westerwelle to kick off Gay Games in Cologne this summer

Westerwelle attacks homophobic: colleague

Westerwelle attacks homophobic: colleague

Westerwelle’s taboo travels

Westerwelle’s taboo travels

Westerwelle calls criticism of trips ‘slander’

Westerwelle calls criticism of trips ‘slander’

Westerwelle’s ministry colleague also under fire over foreign trips

Westerwelle’s ministry colleague also under fire over foreign trips

Westerwelle under fire for family business ties

Westerwelle under fire for family business ties

Germany clashes with Brazil on Iran sanctions

Germany clashes with Brazil on Iran sanctions

Westerwelle blasted over partner’s travel

Westerwelle blasted over partner’s travel

Westerwelle brings aid to devastated Chile

Westerwelle brings aid to devastated Chile

Campaign kicks off for German language revival

Campaign kicks off for German language revival

FDP wants unemployed to shovel snow

FDP wants unemployed to shovel snow

Deadbeats should have dole benefits docked, Westerwelle says

Deadbeats should have dole benefits docked, Westerwelle says

Boisterous Westerwelle still shedding popularity

Boisterous Westerwelle still shedding popularity

Westerwelle removes gloves in welfare debate

Westerwelle removes gloves in welfare debate

Westerwelle attacks ‘socialist’ welfare debate

Westerwelle attacks ‘socialist’ welfare debate

Iran nuclear deal inches closer in Munich

Iran nuclear deal inches closer in Munich

Russian Foreign Minister to meet German resistance veterans

Russian Foreign Minister to meet German resistance veterans

Berlin says Afghanistan talks a ‘turning point’

Berlin says Afghanistan talks a ‘turning point’

Germany increases aid to Haiti, confirms 1 dead, 30 missing

Germany increases aid to Haiti, confirms 1 dead, 30 missing

Berlin and Tokyo to work together on climate, arms

Berlin and Tokyo to work together on climate, arms

Germany offers €1 million in aid to Haiti

Germany offers €1 million in aid to Haiti

Yemenis demand $2 mln for German hostages

Yemenis demand $2 mln for German hostages

Yemen reports new information on German hostages

Yemen reports new information on German hostages

Steinbach’s halfhearted compromise

Steinbach’s halfhearted compromise

Steinbach offers to forgo expellee foundation job

Steinbach offers to forgo expellee foundation job

Westerwelle set to tour Turkey and the Gulf

Westerwelle set to tour Turkey and the Gulf

CSU and SPD ridicule Westerwelle

CSU and SPD ridicule Westerwelle

Westerwelle against new anti-terrorist laws

Westerwelle against new anti-terrorist laws

Clinton to attend Wall anniversary ceremonies

Clinton to attend Wall anniversary ceremonies

Westerwelle arrives in US for talks with Clinton

Westerwelle arrives in US for talks with Clinton

Westerwelle kicks off Foreign Minister job in Poland

Westerwelle kicks off Foreign Minister job in Poland

Future foreign minister Westerwelle refuses to answer English question

Future foreign minister Westerwelle refuses to answer English question

CSU and FDP cross swords over social provision plans

CSU and FDP cross swords over social provision plans

Westerwelle aims to cut aid to anti-gay nations

Westerwelle aims to cut aid to anti-gay nations

Liberal MPs paid despite losing jobs

Liberal MPs paid despite losing jobs

Germany cuts holidays after Egypt violence

Germany cuts holidays after Egypt violence

Germany and Poland: EU needs more democracy

Germany and Poland: EU needs more democracy

The Local’s top five politics stories of 2011

The Local’s top five politics stories of 2011

Merkel suspends nuclear power extension

Merkel suspends nuclear power extension

Germany proposes 60-day freeze on payments to Libya

Germany proposes 60-day freeze on payments to Libya

Westerwelle mends differences with Merkel

Westerwelle mends differences with Merkel

Merkel under pressure to refresh year-old coalition

Merkel under pressure to refresh year-old coalition

Westerwelle warns Serbia: no EU entry without Kosovo deal

Westerwelle warns Serbia: no EU entry without Kosovo deal

Westerwelle to take tough line on Serbia during Balkan tour

Westerwelle to take tough line on Serbia during Balkan tour

Conservatives blast Westerwelle over Turkey EU bid

Conservatives blast Westerwelle over Turkey EU bid

Embattled coalition faces calls for fresh elections

Embattled coalition faces calls for fresh elections

Austerity package sparks heated debate

Austerity package sparks heated debate

Axe falls on welfare and family benefits

Axe falls on welfare and family benefits

D-Day arrives for Germany’s budget

D-Day arrives for Germany’s budget

Bidding the Iron Lady Chancellor auf Wiedersehen

Bidding the Iron Lady Chancellor auf Wiedersehen

Merkel: Greece expulsion from euro not an option

Merkel: Greece expulsion from euro not an option

Merkel travels to US for nuclear summit

Merkel travels to US for nuclear summit

FDP says Westerwelle criticism threatens democracy

FDP says Westerwelle criticism threatens democracy

Rash withdrawal of US nukes poses dangers

Rash withdrawal of US nukes poses dangers

Majority supports Westerwelle in controversial welfare debate

Majority supports Westerwelle in controversial welfare debate

Westerwelle inflating the obvious on welfare, says Merkel

Westerwelle inflating the obvious on welfare, says Merkel

Coalition defends first 100 days of governance

Coalition defends first 100 days of governance

Westerwelle gives Greece verbal support in debt struggle

Westerwelle gives Greece verbal support in debt struggle

Oettinger ridiculed online for atrocious English

Oettinger ridiculed online for atrocious English

US ‘accepts’ German troop increase

US ‘accepts’ German troop increase

Merkel calls minister meeting on Afghanistan ahead of summit

Merkel calls minister meeting on Afghanistan ahead of summit

Westerwelle urges Turkey to pursue EU reforms

Westerwelle urges Turkey to pursue EU reforms

Berlin condemns Iran

Berlin condemns Iran

Industry leaders support Merkel’s tax cuts

Industry leaders support Merkel’s tax cuts

One in six German voters regrets voting decision

One in six German voters regrets voting decision

Coalition unveils agenda with tax relief

Coalition unveils agenda with tax relief

Why Guido Westerwelle shouldn’t become Germany’s foreign minister

Why Guido Westerwelle shouldn’t become Germany’s foreign minister

Merkel starts contentious coalition talks with FDP

Merkel starts contentious coalition talks with FDP

Jockeying for Finance Ministry heats up

Jockeying for Finance Ministry heats up

Major budget cuts coming

Major budget cuts coming

Merkel warns Germans of challenges ahead

Merkel warns Germans of challenges ahead

Free Democrats vow to govern only with Merkel

Free Democrats vow to govern only with Merkel

Merkel and Steinmeier choose TV duet over duel

Merkel and Steinmeier choose TV duet over duel

Merkel and Steinmeier square off in TV debate

Merkel and Steinmeier square off in TV debate

State polls muddle German general election

State polls muddle German general election

A political primer for Germany’s election on September 27

A political primer for Germany’s election on September 27

FDP rules out ‘stoplight’ coalition

FDP rules out ‘stoplight’ coalition

Westerwelle says he is ready to take on foreign minister role

Westerwelle says he is ready to take on foreign minister role

The FDP’s Karneval conspiracy

The FDP’s Karneval conspiracy