Angela Merkel

Donald Trump, Angela Merkel discuss Iran's 'malign' activities

US President Donald Trump has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to congratulate her on election victory and discussed how to counter Iran's nuclear ambitions and 'malign' activities in the Middle East.

Sep 29, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Angela Merkel welcomes Macron's 'European passion', mum on proposals

Macron appeared to respond to Lindner directly on Tuesday, saying: "I don`t have red lines, I only have horizons."

Sep 27, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

After German election, French President paints sweeping vision for Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron offered an ambitious vision for European renewal on Tuesday.

Sep 27, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
 Infighting hits nationalist AfD after winning first seats in German Parliament

Infighting hits nationalist AfD after winning first seats in German Parliament

The nationalist alternative for Germany was hit by party infighting Monday.

Sep 25, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Vote winner Angela Merkel faces tricky coalition talks, hard-right 'earthquake'

Vote winner Angela Merkel faces tricky coalition talks, hard-right 'earthquake'

After 12 years in power and running on a promise of stability and continuity, Merkel`s CDU/CSU bloc scored 32.9 per cent, against 20.8 per cent for the Social Democrats under challenger Martin Schulz.

Sep 25, 2017, 08:40 AM IST
Macron vows 'essential cooperation' with Germany after Merkel win

Macron vows 'essential cooperation' with Germany after Merkel win

"I called Angela Merkel to congratulate her. We will continue our essential cooperation with determination for Europe and for our countries," Macron said on Twitter.

Sep 25, 2017, 06:28 AM IST
Angela Merkel wins fourth term as far-right enters German Parliament

Angela Merkel wins fourth term as far-right enters German Parliament

After the AfD hurt her conservatives in regional elections last year, Merkel, a pastor`s daughter who grew up in Communist East Germany, wondered if she should run for re-election.

Sep 25, 2017, 05:44 AM IST
Angela Merkel on track for fourth term as German Chancellor: Exit polls

Angela Merkel on track for fourth term as German Chancellor: Exit polls

Social Democrats and their candidate Martin Schulz, have come in a distant second in German elections, as per exit polls.

Sep 24, 2017, 22:01 PM IST
Germans warned against apathy as Angela Merkel heads for fourth term

Germans warned against apathy as Angela Merkel heads for fourth term

In Germany`s proportional election system, low turn-out can boost smaller parties, such as the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), giving them more seats from the same number of votes.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:35 PM IST
Angela Merkel hopes to create history as Germany votes today

Angela Merkel hopes to create history as Germany votes today

Germans began voting in a national election on Sunday that is likely to see Chancellor Angela Merkel win a historic fourth term and a far-right party enter parliament for the first time in more than half a century.

Sep 24, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
Angela Merkel, Martin Schulz urge undecided Germans to vote with far right gaining

Angela Merkel, Martin Schulz urge undecided Germans to vote with far right gaining

A new INSA poll published by Bild newspaper showed declining support for both Merkel`s conservatives, who dropped two percentage points to 34 per cent, and the SPD, down one point to 21 per cent. 

Sep 23, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Angela Merkel says in 'clear disagreement' with Donald Trump over North Korea

Angela Merkel says in 'clear disagreement' with Donald Trump over North Korea

"We believe that any kind of military solution is completely deficient and we support diplomatic efforts," she said.

Sep 20, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
225 killed in massive Mexico earthquake, rescue efforts on

225 killed in massive Mexico earthquake, rescue efforts on

At daybreak, firefighters, police, soldiers and volunteers were still swarming over the ruins of some 40 buildings that collapsed in the capital.

Sep 20, 2017, 23:39 PM IST

Qatar ready to talk to end Gulf crisis: Sheikh Tamim

Qatar is ready to sit at the negotiating table to try to end a dispute with its Gulf Arab neighbours, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Friday in Berlin.

Sep 15, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Germany open to Iran-style North Korea talks: Angela Merkel

Germany open to Iran-style North Korea talks: Angela Merkel

Germany would lend its weight to a diplomatic push to end North Korean nuclear weapons and missile development along the lines of a past deal with Iran, Chancellor Angela Merkel said today.

Sep 10, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
 Angela Merkel`s party alleges cyber attacks from Russian IP addresses ahead of elections

Angela Merkel`s party alleges cyber attacks from Russian IP addresses ahead of elections

A top leader of Conservative Party said her website had been hit by thousands of cyber attacks before Sunday`s televised election debate.

Sep 04, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Not again! German media bemoan grand coalition scenario after limp TV duel

Not again! German media bemoan grand coalition scenario after limp TV duel

BERLIN (Reuters) - A mood of pre-election apathy rippled through German media on Monday, as commentators concluded Angela Merkel`s rival for chancellor had blown his best chance of depriving her of

Sep 04, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

African, EU leaders meet on migrant crisis

Some 125,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean by boat this year, according to UN figures, with the vast majority arriving in Italy before travelling on to other EU members. An estimated 2,400 have died en route.

Aug 28, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally drops demand for refugee quota

Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally drops demand for refugee quota

More than one million people have since claimed asylum in the EU's biggest economy, a move that won Merkel much international praise but also sparked a harsh xenophobic backlash.

Aug 20, 2017, 23:16 PM IST

Recep Tayyip Erdogan urges Turkish Germans to reject Merkel party, coalition partner

According to German foreign ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer, there are 10 Germans, including dual nationals, in custody in Turkey.

Aug 18, 2017, 22:57 PM IST