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Angela Merkel will step down as chancellor at end of term in 2021

Merkel said she wanted to complete her fourth stint as chancellor but stressed that it would be 'her last term'.

29 Oct 2018 6:19 PM

Angela Merkel elected as German Chancellor for fourth time

Lawmakers voted 364-315 on Wednesday to re-elect Merkel, who ran unopposed. There were nine abstentions.

14 Mar 2018 2:52 PM

Germany must do a serious rethink

The moderate left Social-Democrats (SPD) did even worse, with some 20 per cent, also their lowest score since 1949.

04 Oct 2017 1:53 AM

Germany: SPD chief Martin Schulz acknowledges defeat in national elections

Schulz's SPD won just 31.2 percent of the votes, well below the 39.1 percent it garnered five years ago, final results showed.

15 May 2017 7:36 PM