20 January 02:37

Hundreds of German soldiers prepare to deploy to Baltics for NATO

Panzergrenadier soldiers lined up in the cold to farewell Germany ahead of their deployment to Lithuania. They will form part of a massive NATO force in the Baltic states.

20 January 01:47

Merkel receives Obama's final call to a foreign leader

Outgoing US President Barack Obama has phoned the German chancellor to thank her for her steady leadership. He said it was "fitting" that his final call to a foreign leader should be to her.