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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

Turnout and delays dampen Kenyan vote

Turnout and delays dampen Kenyan vote

Abdulhamid Han becomes fourth Turkish drill ship

Abdulhamid Han becomes fourth Turkish drill ship

Flint water trial awaiting jury's verdict

Flint water trial awaiting jury's verdict

IAEA: No access to Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

IAEA: No access to Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

UN reports mounting evidence of crimes including murder and torture in Myanmar

UN reports mounting evidence of crimes including murder and torture in Myanmar

Climate change risks Iran's hydroelectric power generation

Climate change risks Iran's hydroelectric power generation

Former US president Trump says FBI raided his Florida home

Former US president Trump says FBI raided his Florida home

'Grease' star dies at the age of 73

'Grease' star dies at the age of 73

Texas governor sends busloads of migrants to New York City

Texas governor sends busloads of migrants to New York City

Colombian president pledges peace with cartels

Colombian president pledges peace with cartels

Germany in rush to ditch Russian gas

Germany in rush to ditch Russian gas

Israel and Islamic Jihad confirm ceasefire

Israel and Islamic Jihad confirm ceasefire

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