Merkel defends cooperation with US spy agency

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday insisted her country needed to work with American intelligence agencies, in the wake of claims Berlin helped the US spy on EU leaders and companies.

Germany closed its eyes to US spying on European firms: Report

The German chancellor`s office has known since 2008 of US economic espionage targeting European companies such as Airbus but did not react, the Bild daily said Monday, citing intelligence agency documents.

German Chancellor gifts first edition print of Max Mueller's 1898 book to PM Modi

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday presented an original first edition print of Max Mueller's 1898 book, 'Ramakrishna - His Life and Sayings' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

PM Modi gifts reproductions of CV Raman`s manuscripts to German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gifted German Chancellor Angela Merkel reproductions of Nobel Laureate Sir CV Raman`s manuscripts and papers.

PM Modi invites German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Maharashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Maharashtra, which has a large number of German businesses flourishing.

Angela Merkel movie set to hit cinema screens in 2017

A film about German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who grew up in the former Communist East Germany before becoming the reunified country`s first female chancellor, will hit cinema screens in 2017, the head of Berlin production firm AVE told Reuters.

Merkel party down in state poll, anti-euro party may take seats

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s conservatives suffered heavy losses in Hamburg city-state elections Sunday, where an anti-euro party also looked set to enter parliament.

Obama, Merkel want Russia held accountable for violence in Ukraine

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed their concern about Russia`s role in rising violence in eastern Ukraine in a phone call late on Tuesday and agreed on the need for funds to stabilise the Ukrainian economy.

Merkel calls threats, attacks against Jews 'disgrace'

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday it was a "disgrace" that Jews in Germany faced insults, threats or violence, as she marked 70 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.

Merkel urges Putin to `put pressure` on Ukraine`s pro-Russia separatists

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Sunday to "put pressure" on Ukraine`s pro-Kremlin separatists to end a recent upsurge in violence that has sparked international alarm.

Obama, Merkel concerned over increase in violence in Ukraine

President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed concerns over an increase in violence in Ukraine during a call on Thursday, the White House said.

Anti-Muslim group marches as Merkel vows to rally for tolerance

Thousands of anti-Islamic protesters marched in Germany on Monday, claiming the jihadist attacks in France vindicated their stance, hours after Chancellor Angela Merkel said that "Islam belongs to Germany".

Merkel speaks with Putin, Poroshenko on Ukraine

Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine`s Petro Poroshenko on the situation in Ukraine, the German government spokesman said.

Russia must influence separatists to end Ukraine crisis, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the Russian government on Sunday to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to implement a ceasefire plan agreed in Minsk in September aimed at ending the conflict.

Merkel warns Germans not to fall prey to anti-immigrant group

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned a wave of protests against immigrants, asylum seekers and the "Islamisation" of the country and warned Germans not to be "exploited" by extremists.

IS `most brutal threat ever` to region, says Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned that Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Iraq and Syria were one of the greatest ever threats to the region.

Russia `will not prevail` in Ukraine: Angela Merkel
Russia `will not prevail` in Ukraine: Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called on the West not to lose hope in what may be a long struggle with Russia over Ukraine, but vowed that the Kremlin "will not prevail".

Thousands of balloons rise to sky to fete Berlin Wall fall

Thousands of illuminated balloons sailed into the night sky Sunday from the former route of the Berlin Wall, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel said its fall 25 years ago proved that "dreams can come true".