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Europe can't rely on US, says Angela Merkel

Europe can't rely on US, says Angela Merkel

At the G7 Summit last week, leaders, including Merkel, failed to convince Trump to commit to stay in the Paris climate deal.
 

May 29, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Angela Merkel's conservatives extend lead over Social Democrats: Poll

Angela Merkel's conservatives extend lead over Social Democrats: Poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s conservatives have extended their lead over the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) to 12 percentage points, a poll showed on Wednesday, almost four months before a federal election.

May 17, 2017, 11:55 AM IST

Angela Merkel urges 'respectful dialogue' in Turkey after referendum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday urged Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to seek "respectful dialogue" within the country after his narrow win in a referendum extending his powers.

Apr 17, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Donald Trump, Angela Merkel discuss Afghanistan, Ukraine crisis on phone

US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel has discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan over a phone call, the White House said.

Apr 06, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

Merkel's party easily beats centre-left in state poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party easily won a regional election Sunday, dealing an early blow to centre-left hopes of ending her more than decade-long reign.

Mar 27, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

Turkey PM Binali Yildirim says call with Merkel 'good and productive'

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel was "productive", after the nations clashed over rallies canceled in Germany ahead of an upcoming vote in Turkey.

Mar 04, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected by Christian Democratic Union to lead it into 2017 polls

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected by Christian Democratic Union to lead it into 2017 polls

Angela Merkel on Tuesday was elected by CDU to lead the party into next year`s elections.

Dec 06, 2016, 22:22 PM IST
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.

Nov 21, 2016, 19:30 PM IST
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.

Nov 21, 2016, 06:01 AM IST

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.

Nov 18, 2016, 00:56 AM IST

Britain can't get full single market access with free movement concessions: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that Britain could not get concessions on the freedom of movement while retaining full access to the European single market, or other countries would want the same.

Oct 16, 2016, 01:34 AM IST

Merkel admits mistakes as anti-migrant party surges in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Monday that there would be no repeat of last year`s "chaotic" border opening to refugees, after a stinging loss for her party in Berlin elections.

Sep 19, 2016, 23:13 PM IST

Czech police detain suspect in Merkel road incident

A man in a black Mercedes "attempted to join the motorcade as it moved between Prague airport and Czech government headquarters.

Aug 26, 2016, 00:29 AM IST
Russian actions caused `loss of trust` with NATO: Merkel

Russian actions caused `loss of trust` with NATO: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Russia`s actions in Ukraine had eroded mutual trust with the West, speaking on the eve of a major NATO summit in Poland.

Jul 07, 2016, 13:46 PM IST