Angela Merkel

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
Angela Merkel upbeat as coalition talks with Germany's Social Democrat start

Angela Merkel upbeat as coalition talks with Germany's Social Democrat start

Even after four months of the general election, Berlin is still waiting to have a new govt.

Jan 26, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
Merkel, Macron to deepen Franco-German cooperation, strengthen EU

Merkel, Macron to deepen Franco-German cooperation, strengthen EU

Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday they wanted to deepen Franco-German cooperation and give the European Union a fresh push towards closer integration.

Jan 21, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi ranks third after Merkel, Macron in global ratings of top world leaders

PM Narendra Modi ranks third after Merkel, Macron in global ratings of top world leaders

The two heads of states who are above PM Modi in the ranking are German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the new French President Emmanuel Macron.

Jan 12, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
 German Chancellor Angela Merkel declares Europe top priority for new government

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declares Europe top priority for new government

Chancellor Angela Merkel will tell Germans that European co-operation is "the decisive question of the coming years" in a New Year's Eve broadcast on Sunday.

Dec 31, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Germany`s SPD to decide on talks for new Merkel govt

Germany`s SPD to decide on talks for new Merkel govt

Party chief Martin Schulz will ask the deeply divided SPD to give him the green light for exploratory talks on joining Merkel in another coalition government starting in early 2018.

Dec 07, 2017, 15:21 PM IST