European parliamentary parties are meeting ahead of the May 2019 elections to decide who their candidates will be to lead the EU.
There are twelve applicants for Angela Merkel's job. The CDU will now organise an internal election to determine who will lead Germany's conservative political wing for the years to come.
While Angela Merkel's departure as German Chancellor may attract new leaders onto the stage, there is fear for Germany's future and its role as Europe's leading power.
Angela Merkel was Germany's first-ever female chancellor, and she remained so for over 13 years. Not only will she be a major chapter in Germany's history books, but she rose to become one of the world's most influential leaders of the last decade.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU and her SPD coalition partners bleed support in the regional vote and poor results by SPD in Hesse will almost certainly reignite a debate in the party about whether it should pull out of the coalition.
To many outsiders the dispute between Greece and Macedonia may seem petty, yet the outcome of this referendum will have a significant impact on Balkan stability.
The murder of a German-Cuban man played into the hands of the far-right. But what exactly took place in the east German city and what consequences might this have?
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday that the EU should take united action against possible further tariffs on the European goods by the US. Earlier, Germany announced that it would back a lowering of EU levies on imports of US cars.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban are in conflict when it comes to the responsibilities of Europe on the refugee issue.
A dispute over how Europe should manage migration has deepened since an anti-EU government with a strong anti-migrant streak assumed power in Italy this month.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer's ultimatum on migrants but has two weeks to find a solution for influx of migrants ahead of the June 28-29 EU talks.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang defend 2015 Iran nuclear accord, with hints the US withdrawal could impact negotiations with North Korea.
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