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.

May is said to give up on cross-party talks to fix Brexit

2019-01-21 08:00

Theresa May will return to Parliament on Monday having briefed her Cabinet on Sunday evening that there was little prospect of cross-party Brexit talks succeeding.

WATCH: Macron’s defeat in Paris sounds alarm for Europe’s liberal order

2018-12-08 15:45

At home, french President Emmanuel Macron's popularity has been sinking, hurt by the failure of his early unpopular changes to labour and tax law to revive the domestic economy.

WATCH: Macron and Merkel joined hands at the WWI armistice site in France

2018-11-11 07:54

World leaders will get together at 11am on 11 November to mark exactly 100 years since the First World War ended.

Ramaphosa: SA working to overcome '9 years of slow decline'

2018-10-30 17:57

The president told a German business breakfast that SA had suffered nine very difficult years of economic and governance decline.

Germany's Merkel won't run again in 2021

2018-10-29 16:30

Angela Merkel, who's said she won't run again for German chancellor in 2021, says she won't try and influence who succeeds her.


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

Germany seeks US assistance after hacking breach – report

2019-01-06 18:00

German authorities sought help from the US National Security Agency after discovering hackers released private data linked to Angela Merkel and other German politicians.

WATCH: Merkel mistaken for Macron's wife

2018-11-14 08:25

A French lady turning 101 said meeting the French and German leaders was "fantastic".

Merkel nemesis gears up in succession battle

2018-10-31 18:51

Angela Merkel faces strong headwinds in her bid to see out her fourth and final term as Germany's chancellor as a long-time nemesis emerges in the race to succeed her as party chief.

Race on as Merkel opens path for succession

2018-10-30 13:57

Angela Merkel's bombshell announcement of her plans to step down as German chancellor in 2021 has unleashed a succession race that will be watched closely within Germany and beyond.

Merkel to give up Germany CDU chair after 18 years - party source

2018-10-29 12:45

Chancellor Angela Merkel will not stand again as leader of her centre-right CDU, a party source told AFP, a clear sign that the German leader is preparing for her eventual succession after a series of regional vote defeats.

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