After two terms in office, Angela Merkel has won another four-year term as chancellor. There's no sign voters are getting tired of her. So what's the secret to her success? What makes Angela Merkel a habit German voters just don't want to break?
Greece's new prime minister has begun a much-anticipated meeting with the German chancellor in Berlin. His first visit to Germany since taking office was meant to reduce heightened tensions between Athens and Berlin.
Tuesday's deadline for a nuclear deal in sight, US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called upon Iran to make the necessary decisions. The two leaders spoke with each other by telephone.
German media have reported that former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder has separated from his fourth wife. The former Social Democrat politician led Germany from 1998 until 2005.
The German chancellor and the Greek prime minister have stressed their determination to overcome tensions between their governments. Alexis Tsipras is on his first visit to Berlin since coming to office in January.