EU imposes entry ban for 30 days

2020-03-17 22:49

The European Union will impose an entry ban on travellers from outside the bloc for 30 days to battle the spread of the coronavirus.

Merkel condemns 'poison' of racism after Germany shootings

2020-02-20 21:08

Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the "poison" of racism after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau.

Angela Merkel encourages SA to look at renewable energy

2020-02-06 16:30

German Chancellor Angela Merkel encourages South Africa to look beyond its existing power generators and expand into natural gasses.

Huawei says 'survival' top priority as sales fall short

2019-12-31 09:51

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei said Tuesday that "survival" was its top priority after announcing 2019 sales were expected to fall short of projections as a result of US sanctions.

Leader of Merkel's CDU offers to quit if party fails to back her

2019-11-22 16:30

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the under-fire leader of Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, says she would step down if she does not have the backing of the party.

Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed'

2019-09-06 14:59

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing.

WATCH: May and Merkel share joke over iPad

2019-04-10 22:03

Theresa May and Angelea Merkel appeared to share a joke over an iPad as EU leaders sat down for Brexit extension talks. Leaders from the EU will discuss in the meeting the possibility of offering a flexible extension to Article 50 of up to a year.

May to meet Merkel, Macron ahead of crucial Brexit summit

2019-04-08 20:02

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with German and French leaders Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron as she scrambles to find a Brexit breakthrough ahead of Wednesday's crucial EU summit.

Merkel enters Brexit fray, as EU seeks shield from UK turmoil

2019-04-01 06:02

Angela Merkel will this week stage her most significant intervention in the Brexit process in more than two years, as the European Union moves to shield itself from the fallout of political chaos in Britain.

Macron, Merkel hold talks on Brexit and other EU issues

2019-02-28 07:28

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron stress remaining EU members won't renegotiate Brexit agreement stalled in Parliament.


No handshake for Merkel as Germany coronavirus cases escalate

2020-03-02 18:29

Germany's interior minister rebuffed Chancellor Angela Merkel's attempt to shake hands with him as the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to 150, with Berlin reporting its first infection.

German far right arrests reveal 'shocking' mosque attack plot

2020-02-17 22:04

Members of a German extreme right group arrested last week were believed to have been plotting "shocking" large-scale attacks on mosques similar to the ones carried out in New Zealand last year, the government says.

Merkel state visit: Germany has 'expectations' of Ramaphosa's reforms

2020-02-05 13:27

Germany has high expectations of President Cyril Ramaphosa's economic reform drives, the country's ambassador to South Africa has said on the eve of Chancellor Angela Merkel's state visit.

Merkel to pay first visit to Auschwitz

2019-11-29 14:27

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay her first visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau next Friday, her spokeswoman said, ahead of the 75th anniversary commemorations for the liberation of the Nazi death camp.

Merkel rejects Macron's 'sweeping' Nato judgement

2019-11-07 21:55

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday rejected French President Emmanuel Macron's view that NATO was experiencing "brain death", saying there was no need for such "sweeping judgements".

Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great'

2019-07-19 15:19

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US leader's attacks "go against what makes America great".

May courts European leaders ahead of Brexit day

2019-04-10 10:38

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to argue for a Brexit delay while her ministers hold crisis talks with the opposition to try to break the deadlock in London.

May to meet with Merkel in Berlin before summit

2019-04-08 12:51

The German government says British Prime Minister Theresa May is to visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.

UK PM May risks defeat in historic Brexit vote

2019-03-12 19:32

Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal is facing a likely defeat in an historic parliamentary vote that risked pitching Britain into the unknown just 17 days before its scheduled split from the European Union.

Germany's Merkel closing her personal Facebook page

2019-02-01 22:20

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is leaving Facebook after giving up the leadership of her country's main center-right party

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