Chancellor Angela Merkel has managed to steer Germany clear of the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As other nations struggle to contain the coronavirus, many are asking: How did she do it?
Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected intimations she might run for a 5th term in 2021. Asked on German television, she said her 2018 decision to exit after completing her current term stood "very firmly."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says governing parties have agreed on a €130 billion stimulus package to help revive the virus-hit economy. Under the wide-ranging measures, value-added tax will be temporarily slashed.
The German government has said it would lift travel restrictions to the 26 EU countries as well as others by June 15 — circumstances owing to the pandemic permitting. Follow DW for the latest.
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.
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