When Northern Irish painter Colin Davidson was commissioned to paint German chancellor Angela Merkel, he didn't know what the purpose would be. Now his painting graces the cover of TIME magazine.
Angela Merkel has been sworn in as Germany's chancellor for the fourth time. Before she appears in the chancellors' gallery of portraits, here's how other iconic works of art have already represented her.
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder is unlikely to be punished for his Russian dealings, as Ukraine would like. But he's still coming under fire across the political spectrum in Germany.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for talks with French President Macron, the man slowly assuming her role as Europe's leading figure. But with EU and eurozone reforms on the table, both still need each other.
For months, French President Emmanuel Macron has been waiting for a response from Berlin regarding his EU reform ideas. Now Angela Merkel is coming to Paris as the re-elected chancellor. But he shouldn’t expect too much.
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