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Angela Merkel

30 Mar 2021
Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken to a prime-time German talk show to announce tough action. It's a sign that things aren't going well for her party's electoral prospects — or the country's pandemic outlook.
14 Mar 2021
The German chancellor has warned that the coronavirus pandemic threatens to roll back advances in women's rights.
16 Jan 2021
Germans could be facing tougher restrictions soon, following comments by Chancellor Angela Merkel to politicians. There is already a lockdown, but it's not having much impact, official statistics seem to show.
13 Jan 2021
The German chancellor said although Twitter was right to add warnings to Trump's posts, the move to permanently suspend his account raises concerns about free speech.
1 Jan 2021
What will define Germany in 2021? The fight against the coronavirus pandemic? Or rather the political battles as the country faces several elections — and the task to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel.
6 Sep 2020
When in 2015 ever more refugees came to Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel promised them "We can do this!" Eight-year-old Lama Suleiman was among them and has made the country a home from home.
5 Sep 2020
It's five years to the day since German Chancellor Angela Merkel uttered her famous quote about taking in refugees. Today the numbers show that integration has made progress, though skepticism persists.
29 Aug 2020
Five years ago, as more and more refugees were coming to Germany, Chancellor Merkel promised "We can do it!" For the Jaafar family, this claim has become a mission.
16 Jul 2020
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned "time is of the essence" for an EU agreement on funding the €750-billion reconstruction package. However, the Netherlands says a deal at a summit over the weekend is unlikely.
23 May 2020
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there will be a decision "soon" on a potential rescue program for airline giant Lufthansa. The carrier was seeking capital as it struggles to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
7 Apr 2020
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump are among those who have sent their best wishes to the UK prime minister. Johnson is currently in intensive care in London suffering from coronavirus.
31 Dec 2019
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.

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