German chancellor Angela Merkel says the refugee crisis cannot be solved without Turkey. Her comments come as she prepares to visit the country on Sunday. Critics of the chancellor say her dealings with Turkey amount to hypocrisy.
German Chancellor Merkel stressed that the situation with North Korea must be resolved peacefully. She told DW that Germany could be in a position to mediate in the conflict.
As journalists are arrested and democracy diminishes in Turkey, the Istanbul Biennial and Contemporary Istanbul art events won't be pulling any political punches. DW's Werner Bloch reports.
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.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking a fourth term this September, but the election race may not see a clear winner. Coalition building may prove interesting. Here's a who's who of German political parties.
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