German Chancellor Angela Merkel needs to reassure an increasingly skeptical public that Germany can cope with the huge influx of immigrants. A national debate has started over whether the refugees will be a boon or a burden to the German economy.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was the center of a televised question and answer session with voters tackling issues of security, the status of immigrants and the VW emissions scandal. She is standing for a fourth term.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged extra money for the world's top refugee and migrant advocates. While far fewer asylum seekers are now reaching Germany, new fronts in Europe's migration crisis are opening.
Everything is fine, Merkel is here. That's her party's message as election season gets underway. That message is only half true, as DW's Kathleen Schuster found out at her first major election appearance in Dortmund.
Germany goes to the polls to elect a new parliament on 24 September, thereby setting the nation’s political course for the next four years. Favorites to win are the Christian Democrats with their candidate Angela Merkel.
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