Angela Merkel to hold talks with coalition partners on refugee crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold emergency talks with the leaders of her two coalition partners over the weekend in a bid to resolve a dispute over tackling the refugee crisis, which is threatening to tear apart her two-year old government, as thousands of asylum seekers continued to stream into this country.

Indian-origin man becomes mayor of Germany's Bonn city

Ashok Sridharan, a mayoral candidate of Chancellor Angela Merkel-led Christian Democratic Union (CDU), has comprehensively won the election in Bonn, becoming the first person of Indian-origin to occupy the mayor's office in a major German city.

Indian-origin Ashok Sridharan leads in mayoral polls in Bonn

 An Indian-origin candidate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel-led Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is the favourite in today's mayoral election in the city of Bonn, according to latest opinion polls.

Indian-origin man leads in mayoral polls in Bonn

A 49-year-old Indian-origin man in German city of Bonn has emerged as the front-runner for the city's top job ahead of this Sunday's polls to elect a new mayor, according to a opinion poll.

Angela Merkel chairs first cabinet meeting of third term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has chaired the first meeting of her newly-formed "grand coalition" cabinet despite injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Switzerland.

Germany`s Merkel agrees coalition with Social Democrats

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday agreed to form a coalition government with campaign rivals the Social Democrats, two months after her conservatives won elections but fell short of a full majority.

Germany polls: Angela Merkel wins, but no absolute majority

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s conservatives won in the elections with the best result in over two decades but narrowly missed an absolute majority, preliminary official results showed.