File photo of Germany's Chancellor Merkel

 
File photo of Germany
File photo of Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel arriving at the European Union (EU) council headquarters for an EU leaders summit in Brussels November 23, 2012. Angela Merkel, at the peak of her political powers, is gearing up to run for a third term and what she hopes will be a place in the history books alongside towering post-war German leaders like Konrad Adenauer and Helmut Kohl. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Files