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Germany: former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in intensive care

Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of German reunification, is intensive care at a clinic in southwestern Germany. The 85-year-old has had

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Germany: former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in intensive care

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Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of German reunification, is intensive care at a clinic in southwestern Germany.

The 85-year-old has had surgery on his intestine.

Kohl, Germany’s longest serving post-war Chancellor, was one of Europe’s towering leaders.

He has been physically frail for years and is usually seen in a wheelchair.