Few chancellors have been as controversial as Helmut Kohl was. Celebrated in 1990 as chancellor of German unification, Kohl was later brought down by a scandal over donations to his party. What remains of his political legacy?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has apologized for mistakes in the handling of the controversy over ex-intelligence chief Hans-Georg Maassen. She says the coalition will now focus on "solving people's problems."
The German chancellor views the EU-Turkey migrant deal as a model for working with North African countries. Following an informal EU summit, the bloc decided to broaden engagement with Arab states to stem migration.
The German chancellor needs her junior coalition partners, the Social Democrats, to govern, but the row over Germany's spy chief has opened old wounds in that party. Could an SPD meltdown spell the end of the Merkel era?
The former German chancellor had won a lawsuit against his ghostwriter, but passed away before the payments were settled. A court has now ruled that Maike Kohl-Richter may not inherit her husband's compensation.
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