German Chancellor Merkel experiences boost in ratings

Opinion polls in Germany suggest Angela Merkel and her party are heading for a clear win in Sunday's general election. The German chancellor is unchallenged within her party, and her position among world politicians is equally high.

by

    Opinion polls in Germany suggest Angela Merkel and her party are heading for a clear win in Sunday's general election.

    The German chancellor is unchallenged within her party, and her position among world politicians is equally high.

    This time last year Merkel's ratings were slipping as the refugee crisis was boosting her opponents. How has this turned around, and what does the CDU really stand for?

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from Warnkenhagen, Germany.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    More than 2,300 political parties have registered for the largest electoral exercise in the world.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.