What are the key talking points across Europe this week?
Merkel called on EU member states to compromise in a speech given to the German Bundestag.
As Germany prepares to take over the rotating EU presidency in a month’s time, how the bloc emerges from this latest crisis will be Merkel’s last big test, writes Euronews' political editor Darren McCaffrey.
Merkel has broad support of the German people for her handling of pandemic, while less than half of France approves of Macron, according to an exclusive Euronews poll.
Angela Merkel sets of the role of EU in the aftermath of coronavirus as she prepares to lead the presidency of EU council
Euronews' political editor Darren McCaffrey looks at the splits over the EU's coronavirus recovery plan.
The German government would take up a significant stake in the group threatened by the coronavirus crisis.
Paschal Donohue says there would be “great difficulty” for the EU if “existing divergences” among member states are “exacerbated” by the impact of COVID-19.
"I can honestly say that it pains me. Everyday I try to build a better relationship with Russia and on the other hand, there is such hard evidence that Russian forces are doing this," the German chancellor told lawmakers.
'It is serious,' Merkel told the nation, 'take it seriously.'
The centre-right Christian Democrats are in disarray following recent electoral setbacks and Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer’s decision to stand aside.
The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) may be out of the Hamburg state legislature after failing to gather the required 5% of votes.
Rallies condemned ruling CDU party after it teamed up with far-right AfD party to vote the leader of the state of Thuringia out of office on February 5th.
After Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer's resignation, the right-wing of Germany's governing CDU party may try to take over the party leadership, Let's take a closer look at one of their likely candidates, Friedrich Merz.
Even if it was short-lived, the election of a governor with far-right votes is likely to have a longlasting impact in Germany.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel backed the ceasefire effort and announced talks would take place in Berlin.
Putin said he expected the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to ship Russian gas to Germany to be finished by the end of 2021 despite delays caused by US sanctions.
Discussions focused on funds for eastern European states to transition away from fossil fuels, while keeping nuclear power in the mix, but the deadline is a bit more flexible for one country.
Tensions have risen between the two countries since a Russian-Georgian man was murdered in Berlin in August.
A ceasefire and further prisoner swaps are among the items on the agenda at the summit in Paris.
Germany's SPD elects new leftist leadership - raising doubts about the future of ruling coalition
Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.
The fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November, 1990, triggered a process that would see East and West Germany reunified as one country a year later. But today only 38 per cent of Germans in the former East feel that reunification has been successful.
This Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, a historical turning point which changed Germany, Europe and the world.
Angela Merkel has said the French president was overreacting.
Tesa Arcilla is joined by politicians and journalists to discuss the major political issues that are defining and dividing Europe today.