How Merkel made it to the top

Al Jazeera looks at how Chancellor Angela Merkel became the most powerful woman as she seeks re-election.

    Sunday is general election day in Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking re-election for a third term.

    As Germany’s most popular elected politician, she stands a very good chance of achieving that goal.

    So how did she become, as many describe her, the most powerful woman in the world?

    Al Jazeera’s Nick Spicer explains from Berlin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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