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DNA: German Chancellor Angela Merkel teaches how to respect 'National Anthem'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was shaking visibly at the welcoming ceremony of Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelensky here on Tuesday.

Jun 20, 2019, 23:12 PM IST

'Thank You' - Queen Elizabeth and world leaders pay tribute D-Day veterans

Sixteen countries attended the commemorations: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and the United States.


Jun 05, 2019, 19:47 PM IST

German state vote could threaten future of Chancellor Angela Merkel coalition

Polls in Germany`s smallest state, focused on the port city of the same name, are tight but indicate the SPD risks losing a stronghold it has ruled for 73 years. No other German state has been ruled by the same party for so long.

May 26, 2019, 20:45 PM IST

Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron amid Brexit chaos

While May travels to Berlin and Paris ahead of an emergency EU summit in Brussels on Wednesday, British lawmakers will hold a 90-minute debate on her proposal to delay Britain`s EU departure date to June 30 from April 12. 


Apr 09, 2019, 05:15 AM IST

Still time for Brexit solution, says Angela Merkel

British Prime Minister Theresa May`s Brexit deal was rejected by parliament last month.

Feb 05, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

With creativity, we can find Northern Ireland solution, Merkel says

Speaking at a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Merkel said Germany did not want to see Britain`s divorce deal with the EU.

Feb 04, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

Japan, Germany say Venezuela leadership crisis needs peaceful solution

Merkel, on a two-day visit to Japan, echoed many European nations in recognising Guaido as Venezuela`s interim leader and said he should organise new elections as soon as possible.

Feb 04, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

German Chancellor Angela Merkel shutting down her Facebook page

Merkel announced the move to give up her Facebook page in a short video on her official page on Friday, The Guardian reported. 

Feb 02, 2019, 11:41 AM IST

Chancellor Angela Merkel, hundreds of German politicians' details leaked online in massive data breach

The country's cyber defence body BSI met held a crisis meeting immediately after the news of the hack emerged.

Jan 04, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

UK PM Theresa May to ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel to help change Brexit divorce deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May was making the rounds of European leaders on Tuesday, seeking support for changes to her Brexit deal in a last ditch bid to save it, after calling off a vote that she admitted she was on course to lose.

Dec 11, 2018, 16:02 PM IST

Angela Merkel’s plane makes unscheduled landing, German chancellor to miss G20 summit opening

The government's Airbus A340 aircraft carrying Merkel and her delegation to the Group of 20 summit of industrialised nations turned around after technical problems surfaced an hour into the 15-hour flight.

Nov 30, 2018, 06:56 AM IST

Told world leaders that rich countries need to pay US for military protection: Trump

Donald Trump has claimed that he reminded global leaders that American protection and American money cannot be taken for granted.

Nov 12, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

Britain's royals, German president mark World War 1 remembrance day

Events to mark the end of the Great War have been taking place across Britain and around the world, with President Emmanuel Macron leading tributes in France alongside US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and dozens of monarchs, princes, presidents and prime ministers.

Nov 11, 2018, 19:58 PM IST

End of era: Angela Merkel says her current term as German Chancellor will be last

Angela Merkel, 64, has been chairwoman of her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) since 2000 and chancellor since 2005.

Oct 29, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

Germany's Angela Merkel suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced the suspension of German arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying they cannot be undertaken in the current circumstances, a reference to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared on October 2 and whom Riyadh has admitted died inside its consulate in Istanbul.

Oct 22, 2018, 08:57 AM IST

First a wedding, then hard work: Putin to visit Germany's Merkel

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday for talks about the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project that has drawn US ire.

Aug 18, 2018, 23:08 PM IST

Russia inaugurates FIFA World Cup with ceremony boycotted by Western leaders

Key Western leaders boycotted the ceremony to avoid legitimizing the Putin state.

Jun 15, 2018, 11:58 AM IST

Donald Trump's G7 tweets 'sobering and depressing': German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Trump, in a series of angry tweets, rejected the text of a G7 consensus statement -- traditionally a paean to shared Western values and objectives under American leadership.

Jun 11, 2018, 06:50 AM IST

G7 summit photo shared by Angela Merkel with Donald Trump sparks laugh riot on Twitter

Merkel captioned the picture: "Day two of the G-7 summit in Canada: spontaneous meeting between two working sessions." 

Jun 10, 2018, 09:07 AM IST

Business, India's international outreach top agenda for PM Narendra Modi's visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

India is set to co-host the first India-Nordic Summit in Sweden. 

Apr 16, 2018, 18:03 PM IST