Angela Merkel is up for re-election as party leader at the upcoming annual conference of the Christian Democrats. There is no doubt that she will get the vote, but the conference might not be an easy ride for the chancellor.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has received Russian President Vladimir Putin on his first bilateral visit to Germany since 2014. Their agenda listed Ukraine, Syria and piped gas for Europe but she dampened expectations.
Angela Merkel has just returned from her summer holidays and she's already braving enemy territory. DW followed her to Dresden, a stronghold for far-right populists who have no affinity for the German chancellor.
It is in Germany's interest for Turkey to be "economically prosperous," said Chancellor Angela Merkel. But she warned this couldn't be at the expense of state interventions, as the Turkish lira continues to drop.
Speaking alongside Spain's new prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, German Chancellor Angela Merkel advocated a "fair distribution" of migrants across the EU. She also spoke out against racism.
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