Joachim Gauck

German president calls for mental health advocacy after Munich attack

Society needs to offer more support for people with psychological problems, German President Joachim Gauck said Sunday at a memorial in Bavaria's parliament for the victims of this month's deadly...

Gauck: Even if Brexit fails, we need to rethink ever closer union

German President Joachim Gauck says that even if Brits vote to remain in the European Union, the debate about the viability of an "ever closer union" needs to continue.

Fresh political headache for Merkel as German president bows out

German President Joachim Gauck announced on Monday his decision against running for a second five-year term due to advancing age, presenting Chancellor Angela Merkel with another political...

German president to announce decision on whether to seek re-election

German President Joachim Gauck is scheduled to make a statement on Monday at his residence, Berlin's Bellevue Palace, his office said.

Terrorism top issue as German president heads to Nigeria, Mali

German President Joachim Gauck is due to discuss the fight against terrorism with President Muhammadu Buhari when he begins a four-day visit to Nigeria Monday.