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.

German parliament labels Armenians' killings as genocide

2016-06-02 20:34

The German parliament has approved a motion labeling the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago as genocide

Germany OKs criminal probe over TV comic's Erdogan satire

2016-04-15 17:15

Chancellor Angela Merkel has authorised criminal proceedings sought by Turkey against a German TV comedian over a crude satirical poem about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that has sparked a bitter row over free speech.

Germany's Merkel in Turkey for talks over migrants

2016-02-08 13:19

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other Turkish officials for talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe.

40% of Germans want Merkel to quit over refugees

2016-01-29 14:03

Nearly 40% of German voters think Chancellor Angela Merkel should quit over her liberal asylum policy after almost 1.1 million newcomers arrived last year, a poll shows.

Merkel stays the course on migration

2016-01-18 17:17

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that she will stick to her migration policies despite a growing rebellion within the ranks of her conservative political alliance.

Istanbul attack: Merkel vows terror crackdown

2016-01-12 20:27

"Today it hit Istanbul, before that it was Paris, Tunisia and Ankara," Chancellor Angela Merkel has said after it emerged that nine out of 10 people killed in a terrorist attack in the Turkish capital were German nationals.

Putin didn't mean to scare Merkel with his dog

2016-01-11 17:06

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in an interview that he did not mean to scare German Chancellor Angela Merkel with his dog at a meeting in 2007.

Police seal off Merkel's office over package

2016-01-06 12:14

German police have closed off the front access to Angela Merkel's chancellery building after the arrival of a suspicious mail package.


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.

Merkel, Obama in warm embrace

2016-04-24 18:10

President Barack Obama has started a two-day visit to Germany, hoping to counter deep public scepticism about a trans-Atlantic trade deal with Europe.

Merkel firm on refugee stance despite vote 'debacle'

2016-03-14 19:57

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing firm on her refugee policy, despite a drubbing in regional elections described as a "debacle" in which disgruntled voters turned to the anti-migrant AfD.

Merkel: Putin should use his influence to end Ukraine crisis

2016-02-02 19:04

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence with pro-Kremlin separatists in eastern Ukraine to bring an end to the conflict in the region.

At least 44 migrants dead as boats sink

2016-01-22 18:13

At least 44 people including 20 children have died after their boats sank on their way from Turkey to Greece.

Leibovitz seeks Merkel for new 'outstanding women' exhibition

2016-01-14 11:22

American photographer Annie Leibovitz, who unveils her new exhibition of portraits of "women of outstanding achievement" in London, says she has not yet snared one of her biggest quarries: German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

German anti-foreigner crimes organised via social media

2016-01-11 21:06

German police are treating the latest in a series of attacks on asylum seekers as "anti-foreigner crimes" and believe that they were organised via social media.

Merkel to receive prestigious award

2016-01-06 16:57

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to receive the prestigious Four Freedoms Award for 'great moral leadership' at home and in Europe.

Merkel says Germany will reduce refugee arrivals

2015-12-14 22:49

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her government plans to "significantly reduce" the number of refugees entering the country after facing opposition from a faction of her party.

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