- 17 июля 2014, 13:59
Merkel celebrates her 60th birthday after eight and a half years as German chancellor. Share your thoughts on her time in power
Angela Merkel, who turns 60 on Thursday, thanked a German reporter who sang the traditional birthday song at a news conference in Brussels, and revealed that other leaders had given her flowers.
Her birthday has set off a debate about how long Germany's first female chancellor will stay in her role, which she has held for eight and a half years.Continue reading...