‘Europe without Angela Merkel is possible’

posted in: European Union, News

Many EU member states did not agree with her refugee policies, others criticized her austerity stance. Brussels now regards Angela Merkel’s step-by-step withdrawal as a chance for new beginnings, says DW’s Bernd Riegert. For many observers in Brussels, the twilight of … Read More

As populism replaces pragmatism, Angela Merkel exits the political stage

posted in: Germany, News

Angela Merkel’s departure means the EU’s future is up for grabs. Angela Merkel has been German Chancellor since 2005 (Source: Getty) While others in Europe were losing their heads, it seemed Merkel was just about keeping hold of hers. Brexit, … Read More