German Chancellor Angela Merkel grew up in the Uckermark region. How did it shape her character and her style of governing? We are looking for answers in this picturesque corner of Germany’s northeast.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has become an icon. Abroad, she's held in high esteem due to the length of her tenure and her conduct during Europe's refugee crisis. But back home, support for Merkel is waning.
Angela Merkel has condemned the burning of Israeli symbols during protests against the US decision on Jerusalem. Germany's interior, foreign and justice ministers have also expressed criticism of the weekend's protests.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held talks with SPD head Martin Schulz in an effort to break the country's political deadlock. SPD politicians have said there's no hurry to agree to another grand coalition.
As Germany enters its third month without a new government, the Social Democrats are feeling the pressure from all sides. The SPD has given its clearest sign yet that it may spare the country fresh elections.
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