Deutsche Welle, the German radio station that went on the air after World War II has grown to a multi-media broadcaster beaming content in dozens of languages around the world. Chancellor Angela Merkel herself was on hand to celebrate the occasion.
Germany takes over the rotating presidency of the EU, for the last time under Chancellor Merkel. The bloc is facing immense challenges: A global pandemic and resultant recession.
The German chancellor expressed optimism for the country's future after its citizens showed "reason and responsibility for others." Nevertheless, she warned the battle is far from over. Follow DW for the latest.
Angela Merkel has condemned recent attacks on media workers in Berlin, saying that press freedom is crucial for democracy. She said the coronavirus pandemic had shown the importance of "well researched information."
The German chancellor has been declared politically dead many times. But the current pandemic has boosted her reputation and popularity at home and abroad. DW explains why.
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