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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
Angela Merkel to appoint key party critic to cabinet: reports

Angela Merkel to appoint key party critic to cabinet: reports

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has decided to give a cabinet role to an outspoken critic within her conservative party, as she looks to quell surging discontent in the right wing of the group, local media reported.

Feb 25, 2018, 10:07 AM IST
Angela Merkel's fate in SPD hands as members vote on power pact

Angela Merkel's fate in SPD hands as members vote on power pact

Germany's Social Democrats start campaigning Saturday ahead of a party referendum that spells the last threat to Chancellor Angela Merkel's hopes of forming a new government, five months after inconclusive elections.

Feb 17, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
 Angela Merkel refuses to comment into Poland's internal affairs

Angela Merkel refuses to comment into Poland's internal affairs

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel declined to comment on Saturday on a Polish law that imposes jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust, saying she did not want to wade into Poland`s internal affairs.

Feb 11, 2018, 09:27 AM IST
Merkel under fire from own ranks over German coalition deal

Merkel under fire from own ranks over German coalition deal

Chancellor Angela Merkel faced criticism from within the ranks of her own conservatives on Thursday for making concessions to her centre-left Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to seal a governing alliance a day earlier.

Feb 08, 2018, 13:43 PM IST
Germany's top parties 'reach deal' on Merkel coalition

Germany's top parties 'reach deal' on Merkel coalition

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the Social Democrats sealed a deal Wednesday on a new coalition, officials close to the talks said, potentially ending four months of political standstill in Europe's top economy.

Feb 07, 2018, 15:22 PM IST
German coalition talks to be tough, unclear when they'll end, says Angela Merkel

German coalition talks to be tough, unclear when they'll end, says Angela Merkel

More than four months after the national election, Europe`s largest economy remains in political limbo without a new govt.

Feb 04, 2018, 16:30 PM IST

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