PM Narendra Modi congratulates Germany`s Merkel for FIFA WC win

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the "splendid victory" of her country`s football team in just-wrapped FIFA World Cup held in Brazil.

Obama calls German Chancellor to discuss Iran and Ukraine

US President Barack Obama has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the current Ukraine situation and the progress made in negotiations with Iran and its nuclear program.

Germany script history, beat Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

Germany wrote a new chapter in the history of international football as they became the first European team to lift the World Cup in South America, clinching a hard-fought 1-0 win over Argentina in the final, their triumph coming on the back of steely resolve and blood on the pitch here.

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

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

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.

Germany says expulsion of US spy chief was inevitable

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

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

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

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".

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?

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

US spy reports serious if true: German leader

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

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.

Merkel brings German business leaders to China

German Chancellor Angela Merkel today met the Chinese premier and hailed ties between the two sides as she led a large business delegation on a visit to promote trade with the Asian economic giant.

Merkel says US spying allegations are serious

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday allegations that a German man worked as a double agent for US intelligence were serious and, if true, were a clear contradiction of what cooperation between partners is supposed to be about.

Germany seeks US explanation over spying charges

Germany`s Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière has said that an explanation has been sought from the US intelligence services over its contact with a German man arrested last week on suspicion of being a double agent, the media reported Sunday.

Hillary Clinton says Merkel is Europe`s "greatest leader"

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton called Chancellor Angela Merkel "the greatest leader in Europe" during a visit to Berlin on Sunday and said it was high time America had a woman leader too, though without confirming she would seek the job.

Germany`s Merkel arrives in China with trade topping agenda

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China on Sunday for her seventh visit since 2005, with economic ties topping the agenda and a high-powered business delegation in tow.

German spy warns firms ``easy prey`` to espionage as Merkel visits China

A German intelligence chief warned, as Chancellor Angela Merkel embarks on her latest visit to China, that some firms in Europe`s biggest economy face a growing threat from industrial espionage by Chinese government agencies with huge resources.

Merkel, Obama urge Moscow to obtain separatist ceasefire

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama on Thursday urged President Vladimir Putin to obtain a ceasefire from pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, Merkel`s office said.

Narendra Modi may meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on way to BRICS summit

A meeting may take place between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during his halt in Germany on way to Brazil for the BRICS summit this month.