DW editor-in-chief Ines Pohl and reporter Jaafar Abdul-Karim caught up with Angela Merkel's main challenger, Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz. In this exclusive interview, Schulz accuses the German Chancellor of resting on her political laurels.
In an exclusive DW interview, Merkel's challenger criticized her campaign motto and lack of leadership. He was also highly critical of Turkish President Erdogan, saying he would not be blackmailed on refugee policy.
Germany decides in less than a month whether to give German chancellor Angela Merkel one more term. The latest poll puts the CDU ahead - and sees the right-wing AfD as the third largest political force.
Schulz challenged German Chancellor Merkel to a second debate, arguing they had failed to discuss several key issues during the first TV duel. Schulz failed to dent Merkel's opinion poll lead after the first encounter.
What concerns German voters the most? This is what DW journalists Nina Haase-Trobridge and Sumi Somaskanda want to find out ahead of the nation’s parliamentary elections.
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