Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany will keep pushing for global solutions to challenges in 2019 and also has to take greater responsibility in the world.
A German court has declined to put on trial a 95-year-old man alleged to have served as a guard at the Nazi’s Mauthausen concentration camp, saying Friday that it doesn’t see enough evidence to support charges of accessory to murder.
A German court said Thursday it won’t put on trial a former guard at the Nazis’ Majdanek death camp who was charged with being an accessory to murder, arguing that the 97-year-old is too sick to face court proceedings.
Three high-profile contenders are vying to lead Angela Merkel’s party as the longtime German chancellor makes way after 18 years for a successor who could shape the European Union’s most populous country for the next generation.
An ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel who is running to succeed her as leader of Germany’s main center-right party said Wednesday that an era is ending with Merkel’s departure but her legacy can’t be reversed.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted Monday that she can work well with any potential successor as leader of her party, including a one-time rival seeking a comeback after a decade-long absence.
A onetime rival of Chancellor Angela Merkel who is running for her party’s leadership after a decade-long absence from front-line politics downplayed potential tensions with the German leader on Wednesday.
The central German region of Hesse was voting Sunday in a state election marked by discontent with infighting in the national government and expected to help determine whether Chancellor Angela Merkel’s administration has a long-term future.
The stakes are unusually high for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government as the central state of Hesse votes in a state election this weekend.
Bavarians were voting Sunday in a state election that was expected to deal the prosperous region’s long-dominant conservative party a stinging setback, with unpredictable consequences for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s federal government.