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Chancellor Angela Merkel, hundreds of German politicians' details leaked online in massive data breach

Chancellor Angela Merkel, hundreds of German politicians' details leaked online in massive data breach

The country's cyber defence body BSI met held a crisis meeting immediately after the news of the hack emerged.

Jan 04, 2019, 23:25 PM IST
UK PM Theresa May to ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel to help change Brexit divorce deal

UK PM Theresa May to ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel to help change Brexit divorce deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May was making the rounds of European leaders on Tuesday, seeking support for changes to her Brexit deal in a last ditch bid to save it, after calling off a vote that she admitted she was on course to lose.

Dec 11, 2018, 16:02 PM IST
Angela Merkel’s plane makes unscheduled landing, German chancellor to miss G20 summit opening

Angela Merkel’s plane makes unscheduled landing, German chancellor to miss G20 summit opening

The government's Airbus A340 aircraft carrying Merkel and her delegation to the Group of 20 summit of industrialised nations turned around after technical problems surfaced an hour into the 15-hour flight.

Nov 30, 2018, 06:56 AM IST
Told world leaders that rich countries need to pay US for military protection: Trump

Told world leaders that rich countries need to pay US for military protection: Trump

Donald Trump has claimed that he reminded global leaders that American protection and American money cannot be taken for granted.

Nov 12, 2018, 18:34 PM IST
Britain's royals, German president mark World War 1 remembrance day

Britain's royals, German president mark World War 1 remembrance day

Events to mark the end of the Great War have been taking place across Britain and around the world, with President Emmanuel Macron leading tributes in France alongside US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and dozens of monarchs, princes, presidents and prime ministers.

Nov 11, 2018, 19:58 PM IST
End of era: Angela Merkel says her current term as German Chancellor will be last

End of era: Angela Merkel says her current term as German Chancellor will be last

Angela Merkel, 64, has been chairwoman of her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) since 2000 and chancellor since 2005.

Oct 29, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Germany's Angela Merkel suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Germany's Angela Merkel suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced the suspension of German arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying they cannot be undertaken in the current circumstances, a reference to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared on October 2 and whom Riyadh has admitted died inside its consulate in Istanbul.

Oct 22, 2018, 08:57 AM IST
First a wedding, then hard work: Putin to visit Germany's Merkel

First a wedding, then hard work: Putin to visit Germany's Merkel

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday for talks about the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project that has drawn US ire.

Aug 18, 2018, 23:08 PM IST
Russia inaugurates FIFA World Cup with ceremony boycotted by Western leaders

Russia inaugurates FIFA World Cup with ceremony boycotted by Western leaders

Key Western leaders boycotted the ceremony to avoid legitimizing the Putin state.

Jun 15, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
Donald Trump's G7 tweets 'sobering and depressing': German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Donald Trump's G7 tweets 'sobering and depressing': German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Trump, in a series of angry tweets, rejected the text of a G7 consensus statement -- traditionally a paean to shared Western values and objectives under American leadership.

Jun 11, 2018, 06:50 AM IST
G7 summit photo shared by Angela Merkel with Donald Trump sparks laugh riot on Twitter

G7 summit photo shared by Angela Merkel with Donald Trump sparks laugh riot on Twitter

Merkel captioned the picture: "Day two of the G-7 summit in Canada: spontaneous meeting between two working sessions." 

Jun 10, 2018, 09:07 AM IST
Business, India's international outreach top agenda for PM Narendra Modi's visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

Business, India's international outreach top agenda for PM Narendra Modi's visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

India is set to co-host the first India-Nordic Summit in Sweden. 

Apr 16, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
PM Modi congratulates Angela Merkel on her re-election

PM Modi congratulates Angela Merkel on her re-election

The Prime Minister reiterated his commitment to continue working with her for strengthening Indo-German relationship.

Mar 22, 2018, 00:07 AM IST
Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor

Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was  Wednesday elected by parliament to her fourth and likely final term.

Mar 14, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
Angela Merkel says she will visit French President Macron to discuss EU reform

Angela Merkel says she will visit French President Macron to discuss EU reform

Without naming a date, the German Chancellor said that she would visit Paris ahead of an EU summit late next week, to meet Macron.

Mar 12, 2018, 23:39 PM IST
Germany to start work on trade, China, Syria war: Merkel

Germany to start work on trade, China, Syria war: Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would work with France to tackle pressing issues such as trade policy, the war in Syria and competition with China.

Mar 06, 2018, 00:39 AM IST
Merkel vows 'good for Germany' as SPD paves way for her fourth term

Merkel vows 'good for Germany' as SPD paves way for her fourth term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated the SPD for its "clear result".

Mar 04, 2018, 21:46 PM IST
Merkel, Trump concerned over Putin's 'invincible' weapons

Merkel, Trump concerned over Putin's 'invincible' weapons

US President and Angela Merkel in a phone conversation shared concern over Vladimir Putin`s claim Russia was developing new "invincible" weapons.

Mar 02, 2018, 17:11 PM IST
Top German court rules in favour of cities to ban diesel cars

Top German court rules in favour of cities to ban diesel cars

There has been a global backlash against diesel-engine cars since Volkswagen admitted in 2015 to cheating US exhaust tests.

Feb 27, 2018, 23:10 PM IST
Angela Merkel quells party rebellion ahead of coalition deal vote

Angela Merkel quells party rebellion ahead of coalition deal vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will put a hard-fought coalition deal to a vote Monday by her conservative party, which is expected to give its approval after she moved to quash a right-wing rebellion.

Feb 26, 2018, 15:38 PM IST