Who is Angela Merkel?

2017-09-18 06:10

A few things to know about Chancellor Angela Merkel as Germany goes to the polls next week,

Erdogan: EU must make up its mind on Turkey's membership

2017-09-06 22:23

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has renewed his call on the European Union to make its up mind on whether it wants to continue or end membership talks with his country, angered by a political debate in Germany.

German election: Merkel, rival Schulz TV debate

2017-09-03 18:03

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her center-left rival, Martin Schulz, are set to hold their only televised debate, three weeks before the country's general election.

1 000 'treason' complaints against Merkel - report

2017-08-30 17:43

More than 1 000 criminal complaints for high treason have been filed against German Chancellor Angela Merkel since the height of the refugee crisis in 2015, local media reports say.

German carmakers urged to challenge Tesla by Merkel chief

2017-08-27 09:32

German automakers must invest more in electric vehicles and take on Elon Musk’s Tesla, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff said on Saturday.

German leader Merkel sees end of the road for diesel, petrol cars

2017-08-15 08:10

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she thinks the internal combustion engines that are the mainstay of her country's auto industry will eventually have to be phased out

Gilt, guns and flattery: Macron woos Trump

2017-07-14 16:53

With a military parade on the Champs-Elysees and a gilded tour of France's most storied monuments, President Emmanuel Macron has turned on the charm as he positioned himself as the indispensable intermediary between Europe and Donald Trump.

Merkel open to creating eurozone budget, finance minister

2017-07-13 18:02

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is open to the creation of a finance minister and budget for the eurozone as proposed by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Merkel says 'deep differences' remain with Erdogan

2017-07-08 20:21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "deep differences" remain between her and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after they met at the G20 summit.

Protests continue in Hamburg as G20 leaders dine in style

2017-07-08 06:55

Fires have burned across downtown Hamburg for the second day of clashes between anti-capitalist protesters and police while leaders of the world's 20 most powerful countries listened to Beethoven's 9th Symphony and dined in style.


North Korea warns of harsh response against new sanctions imposed

2017-09-11 08:03

North Korea says it will make the United States pay a heavy price if a draft proposal Washington is backing to impose the toughest sanctions yet on Pyongyang is approved by the UN Security Council.

Turkish official warns German leaders on fuelling racism

2017-09-05 06:49

A top Turkish official has taken to social media to snap back at German candidates' comments on Turkey during a televised pre-election debate.

Merkel warns Turkey after two Germans detained

2017-09-02 09:17

Two more German citizens have been arrested in Turkey as Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Ankara that Germany could re-examine its policies following the latest Turkish action.

Merkel 'out of touch', says challenger

2017-08-27 22:07

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is "aloof" and "out of touch", her main challenger Martin Schulz has said, stepping up his attacks as he seeks to turn around a flagging campaign.

German economy extends growth spurt as nation heads for vote

2017-08-15 09:15

The German economy has extended its growth spurt in the second quarter, playing into the hands of Angela Merkel as she bids for a fourth term as chancellor.

European support for Sahel 'mutually reinforcing': Germany

2017-08-01 21:37

French and German support for a regional Sahel force to battle jihadists will persuade other European nations of the benefits of backing the regional counter-terror measure, Germany's defence minister has said.

Merkel, Macron put defence at heart of blooming ties

2017-07-13 22:22

France and Germany have agreed to begin work on a joint fighter jet, a major advance in their relations designed to underline their united front in the face of fracturing Western relations.

Merkel says must talk to Trump despite differences

2017-07-13 17:08

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it's important to keep talking with President Donald Trump even where there are clear differences.

From Melania to Merkel: Five telltale G20 moments

2017-07-08 15:03

From US First Lady Melania Trump's travails to the reserved German Chancellor Angela Merkel's facial twitches, here are some of the anecdotal moments that livened up this year's G20 summit of world leaders in Hamburg...

Merkel tells G20 leaders they must reach compromises

2017-07-07 15:18

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told leaders of the Group of 20 economic powers that millions of people are hoping they can help solve the world's problems.

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