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The Ivorian capital Yamoussoukro is ready to welcome the former chancellor | Photo: Julien Adayé / DW
"We can do it" — Merkel famously told Germany when she decided to accept over a million refugees  | Photo: Stefan Wermuth/ASSOCIATED PRESS/picture alliance
Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the Nansen Prize by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR | Photo: picture alliance/dpa/Fabian Sommer
Awet Tesfaiesus moved to Germany as a refugee and is now a lawmaker | Photo: Felix Zahn/photothek/picture-alliance
Mohammad named his daughter after Angela Merkel | Photo: Oliver Pieper/DW
Germany supports Poland's decision to refuse to allow migrants to enter the EU | Photo: State Border Committee of the Republic of Belarus/TASS/dpa/Picture-alliance
Lukashenko is accused by the EU of orchestrating a migrant crisis in response to sanctions | Photo: Leonid Shcheglov/BelTA/AP/picture-alliance
Merkel looked back on her 16 years in office in the DW interview | Copyright: DW
Merkel has met with Polish PM Morawiecki but will not be meeting with President Andrzej Duda | Photo: Picture-alliance
Modamani describes Chancellor Merkel, with whom he posed for a selfie at a Berlin migrants shelter in September 2015, as a "hero" | Copyright: Anas Modamani
Some saw it coming, others were surprised: Germany is now trying to help people escape Afghanistan after a Taliban takeover | Photo: Picture-alliance/Marc Tessensohn/Bundeswehr
Thousands of people are already in refugee reception centers in Lithuania | Photo: Picture-alliance