With Angela Merkel meeting Donald Trump today, we asked Americans how they see the German chancellor.
Angela Merkel has spoken with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Syria. The German chancellor highlighted the importance of exercising restraint as the US exits the conflict.
President Donald Trump and his wife Melania have made a brief Christmas visit to a US military base in Iraq, his first such trip in office. He left without meeting Iraqi officials, making a return stopover in Germany.
Germany's largest party has elected Chancellor Merkel's close ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as its next leader. The party now desperately needs her to shake it up, writes DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl.
Germany and Angela Merkel started 2018 as the bearers of anti-Trump hopes, but they ended the year with plenty of turmoil themselves. DW political correspondent Jefferson Chase looks back at 12 very turbulent months.
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