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Germany takes over as new chair of G-20

Germany takes over as new chair of G-20

There will be no return to a world before globalization, Merkel said.

Germany`s spy chief warns Russian cyberattacks could hit polls

Germany`s spy chief warns Russian cyberattacks could hit polls

Meanwhile, hackers brought down or partially disrupted internet services for around 900,000 of Deutsche Telekom clients on Sunday.
 

PM Narendra Modi leads Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin in Time's 'Person of the Year' poll

PM Narendra Modi leads Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin in Time's 'Person of the Year' poll

Last year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was Time's 'Person of the Year'.

German state premier invites US President-elect Donald Trump to visit

German state premier invites US President-elect Donald Trump to visit

In contrast with many German and European officials, Seehofer warned soon after the November 8 US election against prejudging Trump too harshly.

Relief but muted enthusiasm as Merkel vows to run again

Relief but muted enthusiasm as Merkel vows to run again

The German economy is humming, the budget is balanced, unemployment is down, and her country is widely seen as the strongest voice in a troubled EU.

Angela Merkel to seek fourth term to defend threatened `values`

Angela Merkel to seek fourth term to defend threatened `values`

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she would seek a fourth term in elections next year to defend democratic principles in the face of looming threats at home and abroad.

Merkel says she wants to run for 4th term as German chancellor

Merkel says she wants to run for 4th term as German chancellor

Germany`s Angela Merkel, told leading members of her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) on Sunday, that she wants to run for a fourth term as chancellor in next year`s election, senior party sources, said on Sunday.

Barack Obama in Berlin urges Donald Trump to `stand up to Russia`

Barack Obama in Berlin urges Donald Trump to `stand up to Russia`

US President Barack Obama, on a farewell visit to Europe, said Thursday he hoped Donald Trump would "stand up" to Russia but added he was "cautiously optimistic" about his successor in the White House.

Angela Merkel silent on fourth term despite glowing words from Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama called German Chancellor Angela Merkel an "outstanding" ally on Thursday and said she might get his support if he were a German citizen and she decided to run for a fourth term as leader of Europe`s largest economy.

Barack Obama to pass torch to Angela Merkel on farewell visit

Barack Obama to pass torch to Angela Merkel on farewell visit

Opinion polls show the vast majority of Germans did not support Donald Trump`s race for the White House.

After Trump victory, Obama and Merkel stress benefits of EU-US trade deal

German and US employers, workers, consumers and farmers would definitely benefit from the free trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States, US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

After Donald Trump victory, Barack Obama and Angela Merkel stress benefits of EU-US trade deal

German and U.S. employers, workers, consumers and farmers would definitely benefit from the free trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States, U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

Angela Merkel to be the new `leader of the free world`

Angela Merkel to be the new `leader of the free world`

Berlin: The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s shoulders, analysts say, with some even crowning her the new "leader of the free world".

Angela Merkel to announce decision on fourth term at suitable time, says spokesman

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will announce whether she plans to run for a fourth term in due course, her spokesman said on Tuesday, responding to comments by a party member who told CNN "she will run for chancellor."

After Trump shock, Barack Obama heads to Athens to talk democracy

US President Barack Obama will arrive in Athens on Tuesday, the first stop on a final foreign trip that will aim to reassure worried Europeans following Donald Trump`s surprise presidential election victory.

Vladimir Putin warns that Ukraine may siphon Europe-bound Russian gas

The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Ukraine could siphon off gas intended for European consumers in the coming winter.

ECB should tail off bond purchases: German experts

ECB should tail off bond purchases: German experts

The European Central Bank`s easy-money policy has let eurozone governments delay key reforms, a German expert panel said Wednesday, urging the Frankfurt institution to ease off the massive stimulus spending.

Vladimir Putin ready to extend Aleppo truce as France, Germany up pressure

Vladimir Putin ready to extend Aleppo truce as France, Germany up pressure

A pause in Russian and Syrian strikes on Aleppo held for a second day Wednesday, ahead of the brief unilateral ceasefire on Thursday.

Hollande, Merkel slam Russia over Aleppo, leave door open to sanctions

Hollande, Merkel slam Russia over Aleppo, leave door open to sanctions

Aleppo has come under heavy bombardment since the Russian-backed military announced an offensive in late September to regain control of the east.

Russia, brushing off diplomatic snub, inaugurates Paris cathedral

 Russia inaugurated its most visible landmark in France on Wednesday, brushing off a diplomatic snub by Francois Hollande`s government as bilateral tensions simmered over the war in Syria.