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Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports

Russia announced on Saturday a decree recognising such passports and other documents, a move Kiev called a "provocation".
 

Angela Merkel says EU must seek trade deals elsewhere if no joy with United States

Angela Merkel says EU must seek trade deals elsewhere if no joy with United States

The European Union will have to press ahead quickly to secure trade deals with other countries if it does not reach an agreement with President Donald Trump`s new U.S. administration.

Angela Merkel in Turkey to salvage battered alliance

Angela Merkel in Turkey to salvage battered alliance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Turkey on Thursday for the first time since the failed July coup, seeking to keep a key partnership alive after a series of crises.

Merkel says Trump immigration ban 'not justified'

Merkel says Trump immigration ban 'not justified'

Merkel had reminded the US billionaire of his human rights responsibilities.

China eyes stabilising role in call with Germany's Angela Merkel

Chinese President Xi Jinping , Switzerland, also offered a vigorous defence of globalisation and signalled Beijing`s desire to play a bigger role on the world stage.
 

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.