After two terms in office, Angela Merkel has won another four-year term as chancellor. There's no sign voters are getting tired of her. So what's the secret to her success? What makes Angela Merkel a habit German voters just don't want to break?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly has plans to run in the next federal elections in 2017. Merkel, often called the world's most powerful woman, has been chancellor of Germany since 2005.
SPD politician Torsten Albig, the premier of one of Germany's 16 states, has said it's essentially pointless for his party, the country's second strongest, to run a candidate against Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2017.
Again, Alexis Tsipras tries his hand at fiddling with history, sugarcoating the outcome of the summit. The real winner, however, leaves with a quiet smile, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
Germany's domestic intelligence agency is taking action on Internet surveillance. The fact that journalists rather than intelligence agencies stand accused of treason is a scandal, says DW's Martin Muno.