Merkel: Africa to be priority for German G20 presidency

2016-10-11 17:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would make Africa a priority for Germany's G20 presidency next year and outlined plans for a conference in Berlin.

Merkel heads to Mali on Africa trip focused on migrants

2016-10-09 20:59

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has left for Mali, the first stop on a three-day Africa tour focused on security and stemming the migrant influx to Europe.

Merkel greeted with shouts of 'Get out' in Dresden

2016-10-03 22:17

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has been was greeted by whistles and shouts of "Get out" after arriving in Dresden for German reunification celebrations.

Merkel takes blame for German vote defeat, but holds course

2016-09-05 21:03

Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken a share of the responsibility for her conservatives' election defeat in the German state where she has her political base, but has strongly defended her migrant policy even as she vowed to win back voters' trust.

Poland: Germany wrong to criticise anti-migrant EU partners

2016-08-29 22:15

Poland has said German Chancellor Angela Merkel is wrong to criticise European Union partners who have been refusing to give refugee protection to Muslims.

Merkel backs Italian PM over EU budget rules

2016-08-23 15:13

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave strong backing to Italian premier Matteo Renzi, suggesting she could be flexible over EU budget rules as Rome grapples to kickstart its stalling economy.

Merkel dismisses link between Islamic extremism, refugees

2016-08-18 19:22

Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed suggestions that the influx of refugees over the past year brought Islamic extremism to Germany

Majority of Germans against EU-Turkey refugee deal

2016-08-08 15:32

Two thirds of Germans are in favor of halting aid to Turkey and more than half want to end refugee deal, survey says.

May to visit Merkel for talks on UK’s post-Brexit place

2016-07-18 15:26

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she makes the case for Britain remaining a powerful player in the world after a Brexit vote.

Merkel’s migration madness: Is ‘Brexit’ beginning of the end for EU?

2016-06-24 20:21

A Biznews community member says the main factor of Brexit is ‘immigration’, and looks back to Angela Merkel's embrace of Syrian refugees, which saw a backlash in the EU.


Merkel visiting Ethiopia as state of emergency unfolds

2016-10-11 08:51

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Ethiopia and plans to meet with its prime minister on issues including the country's newly declared state of emergency.

Germany to open Niger base to support UN Mali mission

2016-10-05 23:00

Germany will build a military base in Niger to support the UN mission fighting jihadists in neighbouring Mali, Berlin's ambassador to Niamey says.

Clinton hails Merkel as a favourite world leader

2016-09-30 10:33

Hillary Clinton took a swipe at Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, who further crippled his longshot bid for the White House by failing to name a single foreign leader he likes.

Germany's anti-migrant populists beat Merkel's party in local vote

2016-09-04 20:21

Germany's anti-migrant populists have made a strong showing at state polls, scoring ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party as voters punish the German leader over her liberal refugee policy.

Merkel rejects Muslim migrant ban, urges fair distribution

2016-08-28 21:39

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slammed countries in Europe who say they won't take in Muslim refugees, a position that several eastern European governments have taken in response to the influx of migrants from the Islamic world.

Merkel says the EU faces enormous challenges

2016-08-22 22:03

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that the European Union has been facing "enormous challenges" and needs to work together.

Merkel: Full veils an obstacle to integration

2016-08-18 18:38

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has described full-body veils used by some Muslim women that cover the face as an obstacle to integration

Merkel 'firmly' rejects reversing refugee policy

2016-07-28 22:05

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has "firmly" rejected calls to reverse her welcoming stance toward refugees following a series of brutal attacks in the country.

Merkel urges Erdogan to deal with coup plotters lawfully

2016-07-16 18:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned "in the strongest terms" the failed coup in Turkey, but called on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to deal with the plotters lawfully.

Merkel: Britain will be stronger within EU

2016-06-03 05:26

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Britain to stay in the EU, warning that a 'Brexit' vote would leave the United Kingdom with less clout.

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