Germany's right-wing AfD to adopt anti-Islam manifesto

Germany's right-wing AfD to adopt anti-Islam manifesto

AfD leaders have stated that "Islam is not part of Germany" and on the second day of the party's congress on Sunday were also expected to demand bans on Muslim symbols in Germany.

Germany accepts Turkish request to seek prosecution of German comedian

The request has put Merkel in a tricky position because she has spearheaded the effort to secure a deal between the EU and Turkey on migrants.

Merkel hails refugee progress with Turkey, vows to push EU bid

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hailed progress in helping Turkey deal with the refugee crisis and vowed to push forward its long-stalled EU membership bid, as Slovenia warned it would have to slow a rising influx of migrants.

German government on defensive over spying reports

German lawmakers called on the government to respond to reports that the country's intelligence agency spied on the United States.

Belgian prosecutors investigate Germany over spy claims

Belgian prosecutors have launched an investigation into allegations of widespread surveillance by Germany, which is alleged to have helped the US spy on Berlin`s allies in Europe.

Russian return to G7 `unimaginable` for now: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday a return of Russia to the Group of Seven major industrialised nations is "unimaginable" as long as it flouts international law in Ukraine.

No proof so far that NSA bugged Merkel's phone: Prosecutor

Germany`s top public prosecutor said an investigation into suspected tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel`s mobile phone by U.S. spies had so far failed to find any concrete evidence.

Germans, foreigners fete Berlin Wall`s fall 25 years on

Hundreds of thousands descended on the German capital Saturday for festivities to mark the Berlin Wall`s fall 25 years ago, stirring emotions and bringing memories flooding back of its joyous toppling.

Why US could not hack PM Manmohan`s phone, e-mail?

India`s 81-year-old Prime Minister does not own a mobile phone or use personal email, giving New Delhi "no cause for concern" about new US hacking revelations, his office said Friday.

World leaders congratulate German Chancellor

US President Barack Obama was among the first to call to congratulate German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her victory in the general election.

German Chancellor confident of returning to power

Barely a week before German General Election, Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed confidence about forming a new coalition government with a liberal party.

Merkel on track for new German coalition: Polls

Chancellor Angela Merkel remains on track to form a centre-right government in Germany`s election next weekend, despite gains for her centre-left rival, two polls found on Friday.