Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks

2017-06-22 21:31

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted that the EU's future took priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders.

Mexico to Merkel: we want 'significant increase' in trade

2017-06-10 11:10

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel he wanted a significant increase in trade with the EU, vowing to complete a new trade deal.

Merkel signals new era for Europe as Trump smashes consensus

2017-05-29 14:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has given her strongest indication yet that Europe and the US under President Donald Trump are drifting apart.

Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

2017-05-28 22:04

Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

Merkel vows to convince climate change 'doubters'

2017-05-23 20:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to try to convince climate change "doubters" as the world waits to see what US President Donald Trump will do.

Macron wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

2017-05-15 16:21

On his first full day in office, France's freshly inaugurated President Emmanuel Macron has moved quickly on both foreign and domestic fronts.

Hollande makes emotional final foreign stop in Berlin

2017-05-09 08:11

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande made an emotional final foreign trip to Berlin, ahead of the transfer of power to his successor Emmanuel Macron.

Putin, Merkel spar in Russia over election meddling

2017-05-02 19:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied that Moscow ever interferes in elections in other countries during a tense appearance with Germany's Angela Merkel.

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.


Merkel says Pope urged her to fight for Paris climate deal

2017-06-17 21:36

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis has encouraged her to work to preserve the Paris climate accord despite the US withdrawal.

Mother Earth pushes US off world stage

2017-06-04 06:01

China and Europe have pledged to unite to save Mother Earth in the face of US President Donald Trump’s decision to take the world’s second-largest carbon polluter out of the Paris climate change pact.

Macron hosts Putin as Merkel insists Europe must assert itself

2017-05-29 11:58

French President Emmanuel Macron will give Russia’s Vladimir Putin a tour of the royal palace at Versailles near Paris, following up his debut at the G7 meeting.

Trump says 'Germans are very bad' - report

2017-05-26 14:55

President Donald Trump launched a salvo against Germany and its car sales in the United States at a meeting with European Union leaders, German weekly Der Spiegel reports.

Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on Ukraine

2017-05-20 22:15

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to initiate new talks on the stagnant peace process in Ukraine.

Merkel's hand strengthened by german voters ahead of summits

2017-05-15 12:24

Chancellor Angela Merkel is picking up a tailwind for Germany’s election, strengthening her position at home and on the global stage ahead of a series of summits..

Markets generally flat post-Macron election - analyst

2017-05-08 18:15

Financial markets didn't rally as expected following the election of Emmanuel Macron as the new French president, says an economic strategist.

Merkel in Saudi for G20, co-operation talks

2017-04-30 19:48

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held talks with Saudi King Salman as she began a visit focused on bilateral relations and preparations for the next G20 meeting.

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.

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