Angela Merkel

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    Video caption: Ros Atkins on… Rising tensions with Russia

    Ros Atkins looks at how the Belarus migrant crisis and troops near Ukraine are creating global concern.

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    Video caption: Merkel avoids handshake with EU's von der Leyen

    Germany's Chancellor Merkel awkwardly avoids shaking hands with EU leader Ursula von der Leyen.

  3. Merkel's Germany

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    Video caption: As Angela Merkel steps down as German chancellor, we assess her legacy.

    This autumn, Angela Merkel bows out after 16 years as German chancellor. In that time, she has been a key player on the world stage, but how has she changed her own country?

  4. Angela Merkel: How being 'grossly underestimated' cleared the way for her career

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    Video caption: Biographer Kati Marton outlines the qualities of Germany's first female chancellor

    Biographer Kati Marton outlines the qualities of Germany's first female chancellor, and the 'blind spots' that brought disenchantment with her and her CDU party.

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    Video caption: Germany election: SDP leader Olaf Scholz says voters 'wanted change'

    Projections based on exit polls suggest a dead heat between the two main parties in the German election.