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Angela Merkel and her view of the world
The chancellor's mandate will soon be drawing to a close. What has she accomplished in her time in office? What does she still want to achieve as head of government? And what is her legacy? A DW assessment.
Right-wing extremists in Germany to face amped up intelligence
Officials said an uptick in right-wing extremism has created a "climate of fear." The revelation of an ex-neo-Nazi sympathizer in Angela Merkel's party is the latest political debacle related to the extreme right.
Merkel urges reforms in Africa to woo German investors to the region
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hosted African leaders for the third G20 Compact with Africa summit in Berlin. The initiative aims to boost private investment in Africa — but challenges remain.
Ukraine troops, rebels pull out of Donbass village
Kyiv has pulled out troops from the area near the village of Petrivske, paving a way for a new top-level peace summit. Russia's Vladimir Putin and Germany's Angela Merkel spoke about granting Donbass special status.
UN General Assembly: Iran and climate change top the bill
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are leading attempts to mediate between the US and Iran. Tensions in the Gulf region dominated the agenda in New York.
Angela Merkel visiting India to bolster ties amid China's growing clout
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, along with a dozen ministers, is traveling to India to seek ways to strengthen trade cooperation. Germany's Parliament recently called for upgrading bilateral ties with India.
Merkel: Brexit deal 'better for everyone'
Finding a solution to Brexit is "squaring the circle," German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the Bundestag before heading to Brussels for a crunch EU summit. Merkel also stressed Germany would not send weapons to Turkey.
Germany should ban neo-Nazi parties, says world Jewish Congress leader
Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, says the German government must tackle rising anti-Semitism. He awarded German Chancellor Angela Merkel the Theodor Herzl Award in Munich on Monday.
German Africa Prize goes to Kenyan IT pioneer
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has awarded the 2019 prize to Juliana Rotich, founder of software project Ushahidi, which was introduced to monitor violence in Kenya following the 2007 general elections.
Germany, France and Britain blame Iran for Saudi oil attack
Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, and Boris Johnson have taken the US line on the attacks on Saudi oil facilities, saying it was "clear" Iran was behind the strikes. However, the three governments called for diplomacy.
Angela Merkel opens International Motor Show with climate warning
The chancellor called on the auto industry to put more effort into research and investment into electric vehicles. Germany's automotive industry chief said more regulations were not the answer to sustainable travel.
Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report
Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the private sector to take up the "Herculean task" to combat climate change.