Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

(FILES) A photo taken on November 23, 1970, shows then German Defence minister Helmut Schmidt in Munich, southern Germany. The 96-year-old elder statesman Helmut Schmidt died on November 10, 2015, his doctor told news agency DPA.  AFP PHOTO / --/AFP/Getty Images
(FILES) A photo taken on November 23, 1970, shows then German Defence minister Helmut Schmidt in Munich, southern Germany. The 96-year-old elder statesman Helmut Schmidt died on November 10, 2015, his doctor told news agency DPA.  AFP PHOTO / --/AFP/Getty Images

    JUST WATCHED

    Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt dies

MUST WATCH

Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt dies

Jean-Claude Trichet speaks to CNN's Maggie Lake about the death of former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt and his legacy on European politics.

Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt dies

Jean-Claude Trichet speaks to CNN's Maggie Lake about the death of former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt and his legacy on European politics.