Merkel rival Merz in bid to succeed her as German chancellor

Merkel rival Merz in bid to succeed her as German chancellor

Friedrich Merz, a longtime rival of Angela Merkel within the ruling CDU party, is hoping to replace her as German chancellor, local media has reported.

From ‘avenger’ to ‘anti-Merkel’: Who could be Germany’s next chancellor?

From ‘avenger’ to ‘anti-Merkel’: Who could be Germany’s next chancellor?

Merkel’s ‘floundering’ CDU braces for stormy party congress

Merkel’s ‘floundering’ CDU braces for stormy party congress

Merkel loyalist wins CDU party vote to succeed her

Merkel loyalist wins CDU party vote to succeed her

Merkel stresses ‘Christian, democratic values’ as she quits party leadership

Merkel stresses ‘Christian, democratic values’ as she quits party leadership

Tensions grip Merkel’s CDU ahead of succession vote

Tensions grip Merkel’s CDU ahead of succession vote

What you need to know about Merkel’s possible successors

What you need to know about Merkel’s possible successors

Germany looks beyond Merkel as party prepares to elect successor

Germany looks beyond Merkel as party prepares to elect successor

‘I can win back AfD voters’: CDU candidate hoping for Merkel’s job

‘I can win back AfD voters’: CDU candidate hoping for Merkel’s job

‘There is no Sharia law on German soil’: CDU candidate Merz

‘There is no Sharia law on German soil’: CDU candidate Merz

‘Anti-Merkel’ convinced he can take top spot as CDU leadership race heats up

‘Anti-Merkel’ convinced he can take top spot as CDU leadership race heats up

Merkel successor hopefuls bid to bury her migration legacy

Merkel successor hopefuls bid to bury her migration legacy

CDU candidate Merz calls German asylum law into question

CDU candidate Merz calls German asylum law into question

Friedrich Merz: The ‘anti-Merkel is reaching out’ to be CDU chief

Friedrich Merz: The ‘anti-Merkel is reaching out’ to be CDU chief