Germany's Merkel 'not happy' Pacific trade pact in danger

2016-11-23 14:59

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's not happy about the possible demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, which President-elect Donald Trump wants to pull out of.

Merkel could announce bid for fourth term: party

2016-11-18 14:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has announced a surprise weekend news conference at which she is widely expected to declare plans to seek a fourth term in elections next year.

Obama, Merkel see 'no return' to pre-globalised world

2016-11-16 22:04

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have argued for a transatlantic trade deal and stressed that there will be "no return to a world before globalisation".

Merkel's coalition at odds over next presidential candidate

2016-11-07 06:51

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appeared more divided than ever in their search for a joint candidate to be Germany's next president.

Merkel visiting Ethiopia as state of emergency unfolds

2016-10-11 08:51

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Ethiopia and plans to meet with its prime minister on issues including the country's newly declared state of emergency.

Germany to open Niger base to support UN Mali mission

2016-10-05 23:00

Germany will build a military base in Niger to support the UN mission fighting jihadists in neighbouring Mali, Berlin's ambassador to Niamey says.

Clinton hails Merkel as a favourite world leader

2016-09-30 10:33

Hillary Clinton took a swipe at Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, who further crippled his longshot bid for the White House by failing to name a single foreign leader he likes.

Germany's anti-migrant populists beat Merkel's party in local vote

2016-09-04 20:21

Germany's anti-migrant populists have made a strong showing at state polls, scoring ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party as voters punish the German leader over her liberal refugee policy.

Merkel rejects Muslim migrant ban, urges fair distribution

2016-08-28 21:39

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slammed countries in Europe who say they won't take in Muslim refugees, a position that several eastern European governments have taken in response to the influx of migrants from the Islamic world.

Merkel says the EU faces enormous challenges

2016-08-22 22:03

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that the European Union has been facing "enormous challenges" and needs to work together.


Merkel ready to seek fourth term

2016-11-20 20:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her party she will seek re-election next year, a move likely to be welcomed in many capitals as a sign of stability.

Obama, nudging Trump, says he must 'stand up' to Russia

2016-11-18 09:04

President Barack Obama seeks to nudge Donald Trump toward a more confrontational relationship with Russia, urging the president-elect to "stand up" to Moscow when it violates global norms.

Merkel to be the new 'leader of the free world'?

2016-11-16 14:50

The shock election of Donald Trump has forced greater responsibility onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel's shoulders, with some even crowning her the new "leader of the free world".

Merkel: Africa to be priority for German G20 presidency

2016-10-11 17:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would make Africa a priority for Germany's G20 presidency next year and outlined plans for a conference in Berlin.

Merkel heads to Mali on Africa trip focused on migrants

2016-10-09 20:59

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has left for Mali, the first stop on a three-day Africa tour focused on security and stemming the migrant influx to Europe.

Merkel greeted with shouts of 'Get out' in Dresden

2016-10-03 22:17

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has been was greeted by whistles and shouts of "Get out" after arriving in Dresden for German reunification celebrations.

Merkel takes blame for German vote defeat, but holds course

2016-09-05 21:03

Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken a share of the responsibility for her conservatives' election defeat in the German state where she has her political base, but has strongly defended her migrant policy even as she vowed to win back voters' trust.

Poland: Germany wrong to criticise anti-migrant EU partners

2016-08-29 22:15

Poland has said German Chancellor Angela Merkel is wrong to criticise European Union partners who have been refusing to give refugee protection to Muslims.

Merkel backs Italian PM over EU budget rules

2016-08-23 15:13

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave strong backing to Italian premier Matteo Renzi, suggesting she could be flexible over EU budget rules as Rome grapples to kickstart its stalling economy.

Merkel dismisses link between Islamic extremism, refugees

2016-08-18 19:22

Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed suggestions that the influx of refugees over the past year brought Islamic extremism to Germany

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