"We can do this!" — Merkel's famous words five years on
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.
Agreement on EU coronavirus rescue fund deadlocked ahead of summit
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.
Coronavirus latest: Canada pulls out of 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
Canada says it won't be sending its athletes to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The German chancellor is isolating after meeting an infected doctor. Follow DW for the latest.
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.
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.
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
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.