ARTICLES RELATING TO ANGELA MERKEL

West vow 'strong' response if major Ukraine truce violated

2015-03-04 08:06

Western leaders have called for a "strong reaction" from the international community to any major violation of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as they seek to further pressure Russia over the conflict.

Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko agree steps on ceasefire

2015-02-17 10:13

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed on concrete steps with the leaders of Russia and Ukraine to allow the OSCE to observe the situation in eastern Ukraine given the fragility of the agreed ceasefire.

Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal

2015-02-12 17:07

Guns would fall silent, heavy weapons would pull back and Ukraine would trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border, under a new peace deal hammered out between Russia and Ukraine.

Obama: No decision yet on Ukraine arms aid

2015-02-10 05:00

US President Barack Obama said no decision had been made on whether to send weapons to Ukraine to help Kiev battle pro-Russian separatists.

Eurozone reforms to continue - Merkel

2015-01-23 17:45

The European Central Bank's bond-buying programme must not be used as a justification by eurozone governments to slacken economic reforms, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Germany bans anti-Islamic rally

2015-01-19 09:20

German police have banned a planned rally by the anti-Islamic Pegida movement and other public open-air gatherings in the eastern city of Dresden on Monday, citing a terrorist threat.

Nato sees slight improvement in eastern Ukraine

2015-01-12 13:32

Fighting between Kiev’s forces and pro-Russian rebels has eased in eastern Ukraine, Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said, although he voiced concern about the risks to local people.

Merkel: Bar higher to lift Russian sanctions

2015-01-09 13:45

Europe is reportedly hesitant to lift sanctions against Russia until all elements of an agreement between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels are fully implemented.

Merkel: French shooting an attack on democracy

2015-01-07 19:58

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned a deadly shooting by black-hooded gunmen at a newspaper's office in Paris.

Germany, France weigh in on 'Grexit' talk

2015-01-07 11:05

Greece's possible exit from the eurozone has caused Germany and France to take coordinated and calculated risk.

 

Pope, Merkel discuss Ukraine, poverty

2015-02-21 16:41

Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed the conflict in Ukraine and the fight against poverty during a private audience at the Vatican.

Ceasefire largely holding in Ukraine

2015-02-15 12:39

A ceasefire between the Kiev government and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine appears to be largely holding after it was implemented overnight.

Ukraine summit agrees on new ceasefire

2015-02-12 12:05

Russian President Vladimir Putin has emerged from marathon Ukraine peace talks by announcing a new cease-fire deal, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on its terms.

Leaders to discuss 'last chance' Ukraine peace bid

2015-02-08 14:05

French, German and Ukrainian leaders are to discuss a last-ditch peace bid for east Ukraine with Vladimir Putin on Sunday, after the US called for "deeds" from the Russian leader accused of masterminding the conflict.

Merkel warns Europe to not stray from reform path

2015-01-23 10:45

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned fellow European leaders not to ease off on economic reforms after the European Central Bank announced bold new moves.

25 000 march in anti-Islamist protest in Germany

2015-01-13 07:49

A record 25 000 anti-Islamist protesters have marched through the German city of Dresden, many holding banners with anti-immigrant slogans, and held a minute's silence for the victims of last week's attacks in France.

Anti-Islam protests to be held across Germany

2015-01-12 09:21

Anti-Islam and anti-refugee protesters are expected to take to the streets across Germany, hoping to boost their ranks after last week's terrorist attacks in Paris.

German group says Paris shooting shows Islamist threat

2015-01-08 06:24

Germany's new anti-immigration movement seized deadly attack by militants on a Paris magazine, saying it highlighted the threat of Islamist violence it has been warning against.

Anti-Islamic protests spread across Europe

2015-01-07 12:36

Germany has become the latest European country to witness mass anti-Islamic protests that have grown increasingly common across the continent.

Merkel under fire over possible 'Grexit'

2015-01-04 22:26

German Chancellor Angela Merkel came under fire over a magazine report suggesting she would be prepared to let Greece exit the euro should a far-left party win a snap Greek election.

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