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Germany, US `great friends` despite new spying row: John Kerry

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 23:07

Germany and the United States remain "great friends" despite a new spying scandal that saw the CIA station chief in Berlin expelled, US Secretary of State John Kerry insisted.

Angela Merkel laments breakdown of trust in US spy row

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:29

Chancellor Angela Merkel lamented the breakdown in trust between Germany and the United States amid a spying row that saw the CIA chief in Berlin expelled from the country.

Narendra Modi leaves for Brazil tomorrow

Narendra Modi leaves for Brazil tomorrow

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 14:54

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves here tomorrow for Brazil for attending the five-nation summit of BRICS nations on July 14 and 15 which is expected to finalise the setting up of a development bank and seek reforms of the United Nations and international financial organisations.

Germany says expulsion of US spy chief was inevitable

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 00:51

Germany`s decision to ask the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country was an inevitable response to fresh allegations of US spying on Berlin, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday.

Anger mounts as Germany unearths second US spy suspect

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 05:45

German politicians reacted angrily on Wednesday to news of a suspected US spy in the defence ministry, which came days after the arrest of a German foreign intelligence agency worker as a suspected CIA informant.

No meeting with Merkel during Modi`s transit halt in Germany

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:00

There will not be any meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during Modi`s transit halt in Germany on July 13 en route to Brazil for the BRICS Summit.

Merkel raises human rights on China trip

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 11:48

German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the issue of human rights publicly in China on Tuesday unlike many Western visitors invoking the fall of the Berlin Wall and telling students their country needed "free dialogue". <br><br> The German leader, who grew up in the former East Germany, noted in her carefully worded remarks at the elite Tsinghua University in Beijing that China and Germany have a forum to discuss rights.

Germany`s Angela Merkel to choose World Cup final over PM Modi?

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 10:11

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel may not happen after all.

US spy reports serious if true: German leader

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 21:47

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that if reports that a German intelligence employee spied for the United States are proven true, it would be a "clear contradiction" of trust between the allies.

China, Germany in auto, aircraft deals as Merkel visits

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:38

Merkel toured a Volkswagen factory in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Sunday.

Volkswagen to build two new plants in China

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:40

German carmaker Volkswagen will build two new vehicle plants in China as it invests USD 2.7 billion along with its partner, it announced Monday during a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel.

China lambasts Japan`s wartime aggression during German chancellor`s visit

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:30

China, which frequently praises Germany for its contrition over World War Two, pointedly emphasised Japanese wartime aggression on Monday during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.