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German Politics: Merkel to step down as CDU party leader

Last week, Angela Merkel announced she was stepping down from the leadership of her party, and would not seek re-election to the Chancellorship in 2021. It marks the end of an era for Merkel, who is seen by many as the senior western leader, and one of the few capable of standing up to President Donald Trump, in defence of the rules-based liberal order. Simon McGregor-Wood looks at what led to her decision - and the uncertainty she may leave behind. #Germany #Merkel #CDU

Brexit Talks: May: Agreement on future relations right for UK

Brexit Talks: May: Agreement on future relations right for UK

Brexit Battle: May visits France, Germany for delay request

Brexit Battle: May visits France, Germany for delay request

Germany’s Political Future: Merkel's health fuels debate on power transfer

Germany’s Political Future: Merkel's health fuels debate on power transfer

Brexit Talks: May defends Brexit plan, hits back at critics

Brexit Talks: May defends Brexit plan, hits back at critics

Bangladeshi lives ruined by rising sea levels

Bangladeshi lives ruined by rising sea levels

Kosovars frustrated with EU visa delay

Kosovars frustrated with EU visa delay

UK scientists make gene-edited tomatoes

UK scientists make gene-edited tomatoes

Hundreds of flights cancelled across US, Europe

Hundreds of flights cancelled across US, Europe

Heat wave and fires badly damaging Tunisia's grain harvest

Heat wave and fires badly damaging Tunisia's grain harvest

Balkan states turn to diaspora communities for local investments

Balkan states turn to diaspora communities for local investments

Turkish President Erdogan speaks to journalists following NATO summit

Turkish President Erdogan speaks to journalists following NATO summit

Zelenskyy: Deadly missile strike was 'purposeful Russian terror'

Zelenskyy: Deadly missile strike was 'purposeful Russian terror'

Tunisia's President Saied accused of power grab, sidelining parliament

Tunisia's President Saied accused of power grab, sidelining parliament

Hong Kong marks 25th anniversary of Britain's handover of the territory to China

Hong Kong marks 25th anniversary of Britain's handover of the territory to China

At least 21 killed, dozens wounded in missile strikes on Odessa

At least 21 killed, dozens wounded in missile strikes on Odessa

Bulgaria expels 70 Russian diplomats over espionage claims

Bulgaria expels 70 Russian diplomats over espionage claims

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