IS `most brutal threat ever` to region, says Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned that Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Iraq and Syria were one of the greatest ever threats to the region.

Merkel aide raps Russia after report on aid to Ukraine rebels

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s spokesman accused Moscow on Friday of actively stoking the conflict in eastern Ukraine after a senior separatist in the region was quoted as saying the rebels were receiving "a lot" of Russian money.

No security in Europe without Russia: Merkel

Russia is key to ensuring European security, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday as she marked a quarter century of reconciliation with neighbouring Poland.

Germany OKs 850 troops for Afghan training mission

The German Cabinet on Wednesday approved plans to deploy up to 850 soldiers to the NATO-organised training and advisory mission in Afghanistan that will start work in January.

Russia `will not prevail` in Ukraine: Angela Merkel
Russia `will not prevail` in Ukraine: Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called on the West not to lose hope in what may be a long struggle with Russia over Ukraine, but vowed that the Kremlin "will not prevail".

We will find a practical solution: German envoy on language row

As Chancellor Angela Merkel raised with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of dropping German as an alternative to Sanskrit in central schools, the German ambassador here on Sunday voiced confidence that a "practical solution" will be found soon.

We will find a practical solution: German envoy on language row

As Chancellor Angela Merkel raised with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of dropping German as an alternative to Sanskrit in central schools, the German ambassador here on Sunday voiced confidence that a "practical solution" will be found soon.

PM Modi unveils Gandhi statue in Brisbane, says Mahatma relevant today too
PM Modi unveils Gandhi statue in Brisbane, says Mahatma relevant today too

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday unveiled a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in this Australian city, saying that the Mahatma's legacy is still relevant today.

Angela Merkel raises German language issue with Modi at Brisbane

 India's move to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to raise the issue today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who assured her of looking at it within the confines of the Indian system.

Barack Obama , EU leaders meet on Russia-Ukraine conflict

President Barack Obama huddled today with European leaders to discuss the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, where officials say the security situation is worsening.

Our relations are deepening, waiting for your visit: Merkel to PM Modi

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated that she looked forward to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to her nation, adding that the bilateral relations between New Delhi and Berlin was deepening, on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit meeting, where the two leaders met here on Sunday.

PM Narendra Modi in Brisbane: As it happened
PM Narendra Modi in Brisbane: As it happened

After making a strong pitch for economic reforms on the first day of G20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the world leaders on Sunday. Here are the live updates.

G20 summit: Merkel heads for pub in Brisbane

 Most of the world`s powerhouse leaders arriving in Brisbane for the G20 summit headed in motorcades to relax at their luxury hotels, but not Angela Merkel who opted for the pub.

World leaders enjoy sun, beer, koalas on Australian front page

 An Australian newspaper gave G20 leaders an irreverent welcome Friday, with Barack Obama depicted bare-chested and in swimming trunks, Angela Merkel shown hugging a koala and Vladimir Putin wearing a hat made from beer cartons.

Britain`s Major warns `real possibility` of EU exit

 Former prime minister John Major on Thursday warned there was a "real possibility" that Britain will leave the European Union in a referendum and called for more immigration controls.

Merkel says EU not planning new sanctions against Russia

 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that the European Union was not planning new sanctions against Russia over a fresh spike in tensions in Ukraine. 

Germany's soccer World Cup winners honoured at movie premiere
Germany's soccer World Cup winners honoured at movie premiere

Germans basked in World Cup glory again on Monday when the national team were honoured before attending the premiere of the official movie about their victory in Brazil in July.

Fall of Berlin Wall 'easy to forget, important to remember': Angela Merkel
Fall of Berlin Wall 'easy to forget, important to remember': Angela Merkel

The Silver Jubilee of German unification saw the city of Berlin burst with joy and resplendent festivities as a number of events and concerts were held to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Thousands of balloons rise to sky to fete Berlin Wall fall

Thousands of illuminated balloons sailed into the night sky Sunday from the former route of the Berlin Wall, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel said its fall 25 years ago proved that "dreams can come true".

Merkel says fall of Wall proves `dreams can come true`

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday praised the courageous citizens who peacefully brought down the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, calling the momentous day proof that "dreams can come true".