EU adopts tough Brexit talks stance

2017-04-29 17:22

European Union leaders have unanimously adopted their Brexit strategy at a special summit in Brussels in a show of unity ahead of tough talks with Britain.

Germany's Merkel to face Schulz in TV debate

2017-04-25 22:53

German broadcasters say that Chancellor Angela Merkel will face challenger Martin Schulz in a single televised debate three weeks before the country's national election.

Turkey vote: Fraud ruled out

2017-04-17 12:13

The head of Turkey's electoral board has rejected suggestions of fraud in Turkey's referendum that will grant the president vast new powers.

Merkel's party easily beats centre-left in state poll

2017-03-26 18:46

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has won a regional election by a wide margin, dealing an early blow to centre-left hopes of ending her more than decade-long reign.

Trump voices Nato support, but says members must pay 'fair share'

2017-03-17 22:15

US President Donald Trump has said he backs Nato but, with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his side, stressed that some member states were not contributing enough.

Immigration and EU - buzzwords in three key elections

2017-03-13 08:26

Dutch elections have set the stage for others in France and Germany that come against a background of eurosceptic or anti-immigrant sentiments boosted by Brexit.

Germany urges calm in Turkey row

2017-03-07 06:14

Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for calm in an escalating dispute with Turkey after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan labelled a German ban on rallies "Nazi practices".

Berlin truck attack prompts accord between Germany, Tunisia

2017-03-04 06:48

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she and the Tunisian president have agreed to speed the process of expelling Tunisians whose asylum applications have been rejected by Germany

Merkel scraps Algiers trip 'at last minute' due to Bouteflika health

2017-02-20 18:34

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called off a visit to Algeria "at the last minute" because President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was suffering acute bronchitis, the two countries have announced.

Tunisia PM rejects German criticism on migrant returns

2017-02-14 14:00

Tunisia's prime minister has rejected German claims that his country has been blocking the return of rejected asylum seekers, including the key suspect in the Berlin attack, hours ahead of talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel.


Merkel spokesperson backs German FM in spat over Israel visit

2017-04-26 20:34

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesperson has backed the country's foreign minister in a spat over his meeting with a rights group in Israel.

Ivanka forced to defend father at women's summit

2017-04-25 17:00

Ivanka Trump, on her overseas debut as the US "First Daughter" at a Berlin women's summit , has been forced to defend her father's attitude toward women.

German chancellor Merkel's response to Brexit

2017-03-29 17:14

Conflicting reports are being received over exactly what German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said over Britain leaving the EU.

Germany rejects Trump's claim it owes Nato 'vast sums'

2017-03-19 21:02

Germany has rejected President Donald Trump's claim the country owes Nato large sums for under-spending on defence.

Merkel, Xi call for free trade, open markets

2017-03-16 22:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping have stressed their commitment to free trade ahead of a G20 finance ministers' meeting.

Erdogan compares Dutch rally ban to Nazism

2017-03-11 18:49

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has likened a Dutch ban on his foreign minister's visit to Nazism in a dramatic escalation of a row over campaign events.

Trump to host Germany's Merkel at White House

2017-03-04 06:57

President Donald Trump will have talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House later this month.

Algeria president 'doing well' after health scare: party chief

2017-02-27 17:28

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is "doing well" despite a health scare last week which forced him to postpone a meeting with the German Chancellor, the general secretary of his party said.

Germany's Merkel to US: Uphold, strengthen multilateralism

2017-02-18 14:01

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stressing the need to preserve and strengthen multilateral structures such as the European Union, NATO and the United Nations.

Steinmeier is Germany's new president

2017-02-12 19:10

A German parliamentary assembly has elected Frank-Walter Steinmeier by an overwhelming majority to become the country's new president.

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