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Angela Merkel seeks good ties with Trump, despite differences

Chancellor Angela Merkel says it's in Germany's interest to have good relations with the United States, despite disagreeing with President Donald Trump on important issues.

Angela Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution to Israel-Palestine conflict

Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements.

German Social Democrats still hard on heels of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives - Poll

Germany`s Social Democrats (SPD) held steady at 31 percent support in a survey published on Wednesday, remaining hard on the heels of Chancellor Angela Merkel`s conservatives - on 34 percent - seven months ahead of a federal election.

Bavaria pushes ahead with burqa ban as elections loom

Bavaria will ban the full-face veil in schools, universities, government workplaces and polling stations, the southern German state said on Tuesday.

Gabriel named foreign minister after ruling out Merkel challenge

Gabriel named foreign minister after ruling out Merkel challenge

Gabriel, 57, now replaces as Germany's top diplomat Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who is set to take over the largely ceremonial post of federal president in Feb.

Merkel aide says cannot confirm Munich shooting was terrorism

Germany cannot confirm that the shooting attack in Munich in which at least nine people were killed on Friday was an act of terrorism, Chancellor Angela Merkel`s chief of staff said.

Hunt for new president puts Merkel on election footing

German President Joachim Gauck Monday said that he would not stand for a second term.

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.