At a landmark Berlin rally, Angela Merkel vows to fight anti-Semitism

Germany will do all it can to fight anti-Semitism, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a speech on Sunday, following a surge of abuse against Jews and spreading anti-Israeli sentiment aroused by the Gaza conflict.

Merkel calls Russia sanctions over Ukraine `necessary`

erman Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said the European Union`s sanctions against Russia were "unfortunately necessary" to convey that the West was serious in its stance on the Ukraine crisis.

Merkel urges Putin to stop sending arms, advisors to Ukraine

Merkel expressed "concern about the situation in eastern Ukraine", her spokesman Steffen Seibert said in a statement. 

Obama calls German Chancellor to discuss Iran and Ukraine

US President Barack Obama has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the current Ukraine situation and the progress made in negotiations with Iran and its nuclear program.

No meeting with Merkel during Modi`s transit halt in Germany

There will not be any meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during Modi`s transit halt in Germany on July 13 en route to Brazil for the BRICS Summit.

Germany`s Merkel arrives in China with trade topping agenda

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China on Sunday for her seventh visit since 2005, with economic ties topping the agenda and a high-powered business delegation in tow.

Merkel, Obama urge Moscow to obtain separatist ceasefire

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama on Thursday urged President Vladimir Putin to obtain a ceasefire from pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, Merkel`s office said.

Narendra Modi may meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on way to BRICS summit

A meeting may take place between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during his halt in Germany on way to Brazil for the BRICS summit this month.

Ukraine phone talks between leaders last over two hours

French president Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke for "over two hours" with their Russian and Ukrainian counterparts Sunday, the Elysee said, with the latest ceasefire deadline in Ukraine looming.

Never again `Berlin Wall` in Europe: Ukraine Prime Minister

Ukraine`s Prime Minister on Wednesday said that Europe would never again have a "Berlin Wall" and that his country wanted to become European, ahead of talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

German chancellor says Russia-hosted summit is off

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says this year`s planned Group of Eight summit in Russia is being called off because Russia`s aggression toward Ukraine.

Germany`s Merkel scrambles to heal coalition rift

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scrambling to heal a rift in her new coalition government caused by the fallout from a child pornography investigation.

Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumacher`s fall

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was "extremely dismayed" as she heard about the skiing accident of German racing legend Michael Schumacher, her spokesperson said Monday.

Angela Merkel begins third term as German Chancellor

Angela Merkel was elected to a third term as chancellor in a vote in the German lower house of parliament on Tuesday, paving the way for her new government to formally take power after months of coalition talks.

Angela Merkel: Pastor`s daughter to world`s most powerful woman

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a pastor`s daughter who grew up under communism, rose to become the world`s most powerful woman, governing Europe`s biggest economy and setting the political tone on the continent.

Angela Merkel, finally, to be sworn in ending political limbo

Angela Merkel is due to be sworn in Tuesday for a rare third term as German chancellor, capping months of political uncertainty as she bartered with her rivals to help govern Europe`s top economy.

Merkel`s CDU, SPD move closer to form new coalition govt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Opposition Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed to hold a third round of talks on Thursday as the two parties moved closer to form a new coalition government.

Coalition talks in Germany starts on a positive note

The chances for a new `grand coalition` between German chancellor Angela Merkel`s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the opposition Social Democrats (SPD) have improved following their exploratory talks here.

Triumphant Merkel reaches out to leftist rivals

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday reached out to her centre-left rivals on potentially forming a coalition government after romping to victory in elections that banished her preferred allies.

Angela Merkel gets boost from big win in Bavarian poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s Bavarian allies have scored a resounding win in a state vote, provisional results showed, giving her a boost one week ahead of a general election.