Merkel: VW scandal has not hurt German reputation

2015-10-04 10:08

The emissions scandal around German car maker Volkswagen has not been so great that Germany is no longer deemed a good place to do business, says Angela Merkel.

Merkel: Assad must be involved in talks

2015-09-24 12:16

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says President Bashar al-Assad should be involved in any Syrian peace talks, amid mounting pressure to end the conflict.

Merkel welcomes refugees but insists they integrate in German society

2015-09-09 17:58

Chancellor Angela Merkel has tempered Germany's welcome to hundreds of thousands of refugees from war and persecution with a warning that new migrants must integrate into German life.

Germany to get 750 000 asylum seekers

2015-08-18 18:25

Germany expects up to 750 000 asylum seekers this year, a business daily cited government sources as saying, up from a previous estimate of 450 000.

Merkel defends frank talk with girl

2015-07-19 21:53

Merkel has defended the frank talk that brought a refugee to tears and finds support from the girl herself.

US spied on Merkel, ministers - report

2015-07-02 10:30

New documents released by WikiLeaks show that the US did not just tap German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone but also eavesdropped on several ministers, a German newspaper reports.

EU challenges Germany's planned road toll

2015-06-18 15:00

The European Commission has launched a challenge to Germany's planned road toll, which may violate European Union anti-discrimination laws.

Computer in Merkel's office hit by cyberattack - report

2015-06-14 13:22

A computer in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's legislative office was hit by a cyberattack that targeted the country's lower house of parliament in May, a report says.

G7 leaders commit to ambitious climate targets

2015-06-08 18:52

The leaders of the world's advanced economies agree for the first time to binding targets to address climate change.

Protester disrupts Egypt's al-Sissi news conference

2015-06-03 19:27

A protester has disrupted a news conference as Egypt's al-Sissi defends his government's track record.


UN Security Council must be reformed - Merkel

2015-09-26 22:30

It is high time the United Nations Security Council is reformed to reflect the real distribution of power across the world in the 21st century, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

Refugee crisis strains Merkel's coalition

2015-09-11 20:34

Strains within the German coalition government over the burgeoning refugee crisis are evident, as ministers put troops on alert and warned that 40 000 new arrivals were expected this weekend alone.

Merkel: No legal limit to Germany's asylum seekers

2015-09-05 12:09

Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country won't stop anyone from seeking asylum, as thousands of migrants desperate to leave Hungary made their way westward to Germany and Austria.

Merkel plans to run for fourth term in 2017

2015-08-01 16:25

German Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to run for a fourth term in 2017, Der Spiegel magazine reports.

Crying refugee girl puts Merkel on the spot

2015-07-16 15:53

There was an awkward moment for Merkel as the German chancellor's asylum comments brought a refugee girl to tears.

Obama, Merkel say important for Greece to resume reforms

2015-06-28 21:12

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have agreed that Greece needed to find its way back to a path of reform without exiting the eurozone.

Greece deal possible if it meets reform pledge: Merkel

2015-06-18 10:45

Chancellor Angela Merkel says a deal with Greece is still possible provided the country is willing to follow through on promises made to creditors earlier this year.

Merkel backs low interest rates

2015-06-12 17:45

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has showed her support for the eurozone's low interest rate environment.

G7 calls for end to fossil fuel use by 2100

2015-06-08 17:08

Angela Merkel says the G7 leaders are calling for the ending fossil fuel use by the end of this century.

Merkel doesn't rule out EU treaty change

2015-05-29 19:03

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged a constructive role as Britain pushed for EU reforms and said she would not rule out changing treaties.

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