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Angela Merkel to face German voters on September 24: Govt

Angela Merkel to face German voters on September 24: Govt

Angela Merkel is nevertheless the clear frontrunner in the race and enjoys solid popularity in Europe`s top economy.

John Kerry tells CNN Donald Trump criticism of Merkel 'inappropriate'

Outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that President-elect Donald Trump had been wrong to criticise "courageous" German leader Angela Merkel, calling his remarks "inappropriate".

Europe, NATO hit back at Donald Trump for his 'obsolete' comment

Europe, NATO hit back at Donald Trump for his 'obsolete' comment

German Chancellor Angela Merkel led a sharp European response to US President-elect Donald Trump Monday after he branded NATO "obsolete" and said more countries would leave the EU after Britain.

'Acute' threat thwarted but terror 'danger' endures, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Friday of an enduring terror threat, despite the killing of the suspected perpetrator of the Berlin Christmas market attack.

Berlin attack: Released Pakistani suspect hails from Balochistan

Berlin attack: Released Pakistani suspect hails from Balochistan

German authorities on Tuesday released the Pakistani asylum-seeker suspected of driving a truck into a Berlin Christmas market and killing 12 people.

'Soldier' of Islamic State carried out Berlin truck attack, says jihadist-linked agency

'Soldier' of Islamic State carried out Berlin truck attack, says jihadist-linked agency

Hours after a Pakistani asylum seeker was detained on Tuesday and later released, a news agency linked to Islamic State group said that a 'soldier' of the terror organisation carried out the truck attack in Germany.

Barack Obama calls Angela Merkel to offer US help after attack: White House

Barack Obama calls Angela Merkel to offer US help after attack: White House

President Barack Obama has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to offer assistance and condolences following a deadly attack on a Berlin Christmas market.

Berlin Christmas market carnage was `terrorist act` likely by asylum seeker: Angela Merkel

Berlin Christmas market carnage was `terrorist act` likely by asylum seeker: Angela Merkel

Media reports said the suspect had arrived in Germany from Afghanistan or Pakistan earlier this year seeking asylum.

At least 12 dead as truck ploughs into crowd at Berlin Christmas market

At least 12 dead as truck ploughs into crowd at Berlin Christmas market

A truck ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing 12 people and injuring 48 others in what Germany`s interior minister said looked like an attack.

Angela Merkel expects no decisions on Greek bailout at talks with Alexis Tsipras

Angela Merkel expects no decisions on Greek bailout at talks with Alexis Tsipras

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she did not expect to take any decisions on Greece`s bailout programme during talks in Berlin on Friday with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Vladimir Putin is world`s most powerful man, Donald Trump at second spot: Forbes

Vladimir Putin is world`s most powerful man, Donald Trump at second spot: Forbes

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ranks ninth on the Forbes list of 74 of the World's Most Powerful People.

Angela Merkel terms full face cover inappropriate; calls for 'Burkha' ban in Germany

Angela Merkel terms full face cover inappropriate; calls for 'Burkha' ban in Germany

Support for bans on 'Burkha' has been growing across Europe since France became first country to implement such a law in 2011, followed by countries including Belgium, Bulgaria and parts of Switzerland.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected by Christian Democratic Union to lead it into 2017 polls

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected by Christian Democratic Union to lead it into 2017 polls

Angela Merkel on Tuesday was elected by CDU to lead the party into next year`s elections.

Germany takes over as new chair of G-20

Germany takes over as new chair of G-20

There will be no return to a world before globalization, Merkel said.

Germany`s spy chief warns Russian cyberattacks could hit polls

Germany`s spy chief warns Russian cyberattacks could hit polls

Meanwhile, hackers brought down or partially disrupted internet services for around 900,000 of Deutsche Telekom clients on Sunday.
 

PM Narendra Modi leads Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin in Time's 'Person of the Year' poll

PM Narendra Modi leads Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin in Time's 'Person of the Year' poll

Last year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was Time's 'Person of the Year'.

German state premier invites US President-elect Donald Trump to visit

German state premier invites US President-elect Donald Trump to visit

In contrast with many German and European officials, Seehofer warned soon after the November 8 US election against prejudging Trump too harshly.

Relief but muted enthusiasm as Merkel vows to run again

Relief but muted enthusiasm as Merkel vows to run again

The German economy is humming, the budget is balanced, unemployment is down, and her country is widely seen as the strongest voice in a troubled EU.

Angela Merkel to seek fourth term to defend threatened `values`

Angela Merkel to seek fourth term to defend threatened `values`

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she would seek a fourth term in elections next year to defend democratic principles in the face of looming threats at home and abroad.

Merkel says she wants to run for 4th term as German chancellor

Merkel says she wants to run for 4th term as German chancellor

Germany`s Angela Merkel, told leading members of her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) on Sunday, that she wants to run for a fourth term as chancellor in next year`s election, senior party sources, said on Sunday.