Lawmakers voted 364-315 on Wednesday to re-elect Merkel, who ran unopposed. There were nine abstentions.
14 Mar 2018 2:52 PM
Chancellor seeks quick end to last stretch of negotiations.
27 Jan 2018 7:21 AM
Merkel, often called world's most powerful woman, will embark on 4th term with diminished influence and little vision for Europe's future.
13 Jan 2018 4:15 PM
The demonstrators want the withdrawal of proposed legislation that would overhaul Romania's justice system.
11 Dec 2017 3:42 PM
It poses a challenge, though, for Angela Merkel, whose status as chancellor remains unchallenged, but who is now obliged to forge a new coalition.
28 Sep 2017 6:29 AM
Media showed Merkel's Christian Democratic Union beating the Social Democrats by 33 percent or more to around 31 percent.
15 May 2017 9:55 AM