Angela Merkel, CDU Christian Democratic Union, Federal Chancellor and CDU Chairwoman
RMBDMEGBAngela Merkel, CDU Christian Democratic Union, Federal Chancellor and CDU Chairwoman
(dpa) - Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union CDU, smiles in front of her party's logo during a press conference in Berlin, 26 August 2002.
RMD3B6JG(dpa) - Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union CDU, smiles in front of her party's logo during a press conference in Berlin, 26 August 2002.
Stencil showing the German politician /  Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel's face with the words The Marionette in Berlin
RMC4DEKWStencil showing the German politician / Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel's face with the words The Marionette in Berlin
(dpa) - Angela Merkel, Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union CDU, makes a victory gesture during an election campaign event  in Munich, 7 September 2002.
RMD3B63W(dpa) - Angela Merkel, Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union CDU, makes a victory gesture during an election campaign event in Munich, 7 September 2002.
(160313) -- MAINZ, March 13, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Daniela Moerscher fills in the ballot while her daughter waits at her side at a polling station in Mainz, Germany, March 13, 2016. State elections in three German states: Rhineland-Palatinate, Saxony-Anhalt and Baden-Wuerttemberg, is held on Sunday, which is a crucial test-case for German Chancellor and Chairwoman of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) Angela Merkel, who has come under increasing pressure over her immigration policy towards migrants and refugees. Germany's anti-migration party, the Alternative for Germany has solid polling numbers
RMFN0G8T(160313) -- MAINZ, March 13, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Daniela Moerscher fills in the ballot while her daughter waits at her side at a polling station in Mainz, Germany, March 13, 2016. State elections in three German states: Rhineland-Palatinate, Saxony-Anhalt and Baden-Wuerttemberg, is held on Sunday, which is a crucial test-case for German Chancellor and Chairwoman of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) Angela Merkel, who has come under increasing pressure over her immigration policy towards migrants and refugees. Germany's anti-migration party, the Alternative for Germany has solid polling numbers
(dpa) - Angela Merkel, Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union CDU, drinks a stein of beer during a folk festival in Abensberg, Bavaria, 2 September 2002. Three weeks ahead of the general elections politicians of all parties made election speeches in the festival tents.
RMD3B4TJ(dpa) - Angela Merkel, Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union CDU, drinks a stein of beer during a folk festival in Abensberg, Bavaria, 2 September 2002. Three weeks ahead of the general elections politicians of all parties made election speeches in the festival tents.
(dpa) - Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Party (CDU) and her party's top candidate for the chancellorship in Germany, is featured on an election poster of the CDU, which reads 'Utilise Germany's prospects',  ahead of the general elections for the German Bundestag parliament on 18 September 2005, pictured in the state of North Rhine Westphalia, Germany on 23 Aug
RMD3KTR5(dpa) - Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Party (CDU) and her party's top candidate for the chancellorship in Germany, is featured on an election poster of the CDU, which reads 'Utilise Germany's prospects', ahead of the general elections for the German Bundestag parliament on 18 September 2005, pictured in the state of North Rhine Westphalia, Germany on 23 Aug
(dpa) - Angela Merkel, Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic party CDU, kneels down next to calves at the Green Week ('Gruene Woche') trade fair in Berlin, 24 January 2003. The Green Week is an international trade fair for farming and gardening. 1,600 exhibitors from 55 countries will come to the f
RMD3BDYF(dpa) - Angela Merkel, Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic party CDU, kneels down next to calves at the Green Week ('Gruene Woche') trade fair in Berlin, 24 January 2003. The Green Week is an international trade fair for farming and gardening. 1,600 exhibitors from 55 countries will come to the f
(dpa) - Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Party (CDU) and her party's top candidate for the chancellorship in Germany, is featured on an election poster of the CDU, which reads 'More growth, more jobs',  ahead of the general elections for the German Bundestag parliament on 18 September 2005, pictured in the state of North Rhine Westphalia, Germany on 23 August 2
RMD3KTR6(dpa) - Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Party (CDU) and her party's top candidate for the chancellorship in Germany, is featured on an election poster of the CDU, which reads 'More growth, more jobs', ahead of the general elections for the German Bundestag parliament on 18 September 2005, pictured in the state of North Rhine Westphalia, Germany on 23 August 2
(dpa) - Angela Merkel, Chairwoman of the CDU party, gives a speech in the election campaign for the upcoming regional elections in the German state Lower Saxony, Osnabrueck, Germany, 23 January 2003. Merkel accuses Chancellor Schroeder of not taking the work of weapon inspectors of the United Nation
RMD3BDY0(dpa) - Angela Merkel, Chairwoman of the CDU party, gives a speech in the election campaign for the upcoming regional elections in the German state Lower Saxony, Osnabrueck, Germany, 23 January 2003. Merkel accuses Chancellor Schroeder of not taking the work of weapon inspectors of the United Nation
(dpa) - The picture shows Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and candidate for the German chancellorship during a TV interview at the ARD studio in Berlin, Germany, Thursday 18 August 2005. German TV station MDR produced the interview, which will will be broadcasted tonight. With the so-called 'candidate checks', MDR starts its reporting on the Federa
RMD3KR3N(dpa) - The picture shows Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and candidate for the German chancellorship during a TV interview at the ARD studio in Berlin, Germany, Thursday 18 August 2005. German TV station MDR produced the interview, which will will be broadcasted tonight. With the so-called 'candidate checks', MDR starts its reporting on the Federa
German Chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel addresses a news conference in Berlin, Germany September 19, 2016.    REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
RM2CK187XGerman Chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel addresses a news conference in Berlin, Germany September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
German Chancellor and CDU federal chairwoman Angela Merkel attends a press conference on the federal board meeting of the Christian Democrats CDU in Berlin, Germany, 26 March 2012. The meeting focussed the results of the Saarland state elections. Photo: MICHAEL KAPPELER
RMD6JTHWGerman Chancellor and CDU federal chairwoman Angela Merkel attends a press conference on the federal board meeting of the Christian Democrats CDU in Berlin, Germany, 26 March 2012. The meeting focussed the results of the Saarland state elections. Photo: MICHAEL KAPPELER