Cancelling Hanover match right decision - Merkel

2015-11-18 16:26

Soccer fans and police alike sent a message to the world about reacting to terrorism with the orderly way they evacuated the Hanover stadium after a terrorist threat, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

What Merkel may really think of Zuma

2015-11-12 07:01

German chancellor Angela Merkel's ostensibly warm relations with Zuma have everything to do with expediency and very little with respect, says Leopold Scholtz.

Merkel meets Zuma, praises South Africa as 'important partner'

2015-11-10 17:19

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with President Jacob Zuma, calling South Africa "one of the most important partners on the African continent”.

It’s official: Zuma world's highest paid, worst value-for-money president

2015-11-06 15:00

Alec Hogg came across some fascinating data compiled by CNN. The Atlanta-based team scoured through Government accounts to compare salaries paid.

German police investigate attacks targeting refugees

2015-11-02 20:09

German police are investigating the latest bout of violence targeting refugees across eastern Germany, part of a wave of attacks that have plagued the country as some people lash out against an influx of migrants.

Merkel: No instant solution to refugee crisis

2015-10-27 21:06

Europe's refugee crisis can only be solved "step by step" with EU nations and Turkey working together, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

German government divided on proposed 'transit zone' for migrants

2015-10-25 22:22

Chancellor Angela Merkel's plans to send migrants with no hope of asylum in Germany to so-called "transit zones" to await deportation showed cracks, with her coalition partner speaking out against it in a newspaper interview.

German leaders: Stay away from anti-migrant rally

2015-10-19 15:40

Germany's political leaders have stepped up their warnings about right-wing violence ahead of a rally in the eastern German city of Dresden.

Germany investigates mock gallows for Merkel

2015-10-13 17:01

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she has no plans to seek legal recourse after her name was scrawled on a mock gallows at an anti-immigration rally in Dresden.

Hundreds of thousands protest EU-US trade deal

2015-10-10 21:32

Hundreds of thousands of people have marched in Berlin in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the United States.


Merkel defends Germany's migrant policy change

2015-11-13 20:05

German chancellor Angela Merkel has defended her government's decision to deport refugees who first registered in another EU country.

Merkel not told of plans to change asylum rules

2015-11-11 17:51

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was not warned in advance of the Interior Ministry's decision to resume the reinforcement of rules that would allow refugees who reach Germany to be sent to other EU countries, her spokesperson says.

Merkel moves to limit refugees' family reunions

2015-11-09 20:03

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has moved to defuse a row in her government's ranks over the refugee crisis by attempting to limit the number of newcomers entering the nation.

Merkel ally backpedals on migration cooperation

2015-11-04 19:45

The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's sister party has made a U-turn from his pledge to co-operate on managing the country's refugee crisis.

Hundreds of 'treason' complaints against Merkel

2015-10-29 21:27

German federal prosecutors have received a flood of criminal complaints against Chancellor Angela Merkel accusing her of "high treason" over her welcoming policy toward refugees.

How unethical conduct turned VW business murky

2015-10-27 16:49

The recent VW scandal that rocked the automotive industry raises questions regarding ethical conduct and accountability. How did VW get away with it for so long and when did such behaviour become an option?

Support for Merkel's conservatives at 3 year low

2015-10-25 16:28

Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives has dropped to its lowest level in more than three years, a poll has shown, as her allies in the state of Bavaria stepped up criticism of her handling of the refugee crisis.

Germany's Merkel barters with Turkey for help with refugee crisis

2015-10-18 22:19

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered visa concessions and financial aid in return for more support in dealing with Europe's refugee crisis in a meeting with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

Merkel promises no tax increases in refugee crisis

2015-10-11 21:29

Growing numbers of asylum seekers in Germany will not lead to tax rises, Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised in an interview with the daily Bild to be published on Monday.

Angela Merkel praises Nobel choice

2015-10-09 12:01

Chancellor Angela Merkel praises the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Tunisian democracy activists and, through her spokesperson, brushes aside speculation that she herself had been a top contender for the prize.

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