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French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel call for end to Turkey's Syria offensive

France on Saturday announced the suspension of arms exports to Turkey following Ankara's offensive in north-eastern Syria.

Oct 14, 2019, 06:36 AM IST

Merkel sits rather than stands at public ceremony, following shaking bouts

Angela Merkel sat next to visiting Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen at a welcome event with military honours, held on a warm day in Berlin. 

Jul 11, 2019, 20:32 PM IST

German coalition talks to be tough, unclear when they'll end, says Angela Merkel

More than four months after the national election, Europe`s largest economy remains in political limbo without a new govt.

Feb 04, 2018, 16:30 PM IST

Vladimir Putin warns against 'losing cool' on North Korea

 Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday underlined the importance of staying calm in the North Korea crisis, saying nuclear-armed Pyongyang should be dealt with in a "pragmatic" manner.

Jul 08, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

Merkel's 'epic' eye-roll while talking to Putin at G20 Summit takes internet by storm - Watch

Post US President Donald Trump's handshake blunder, the internet is now storming with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's epic eye-rolling at Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Jul 08, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

German Chancellor Angela Merkel starts tour of Argentina, Mexico

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Argentina on Thursday to discuss trade with President Mauricio Macri amid heavy security on a trip that will also take her to Mexico.

Jun 08, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Merkel says Germany stands at Britain's side after London attack

"Today, we are united across all borders in horror and sadness, but equally in determination," Merkel said in a statement issued on Sunday. 

Jun 04, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

After summits with Trump, Merkel says Europe must take fate into own hands

Merkel did not mention by name US President Donald Trump, but she told a packed beer tent in Munich that the days when Europe could completely count on others were "over to a certain extent".

May 28, 2017, 22:24 PM IST

Germany not 'first in line' to boost troops in Afghanistan, says Merkel

Merkel is running for a fourth term in September national elections, with many Germans wary of military deployments given the country`s militaristic and nationalistic past.

May 11, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Saudi Arabia without headscarf

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is on a visit to Saudi Arbia, has arrived in the oil-rich kingdom without a headscarf for talks with the King.

May 01, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

'Good working relationship' with US President Donald Trump, despite frosty start: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said that she has developed a good working relationship with the United States President Donald Trump, despite having a frosty start.

Apr 30, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

Merkel's conservatives stronger than Germany's Social Democrats: Poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives would win more votes than the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) if an election were to be held this Sunday, a survey showed, six months before a national vote in Europe's political and economic powerhouse.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Erdogan accuses Merkel of using 'Nazi measures'

"When we call them Nazis they (Europe) get uncomfortable. They rally together in solidarity. Especially Merkel," Erdogan said in a televised speech.

Mar 19, 2017, 21:09 PM IST

Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

President Donald Trump welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday for a White House meeting that could help determine the future of the transatlantic alliance and shape the working relationship between two of the world`s most powerful leaders.

Mar 17, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

Merkel in Africa on trip aimed at stemming migrant flows

Merkel also underscored the need to "establish coherent cooperation" in development policy and military support in Mali, her first port of call.

Oct 10, 2016, 02:22 AM IST

Merkel party takes hit in Berlin vote, anti-migrant AfD gains

Merkel's Christian Democratic Union won just 18 percent -- its worst post-war result in the city, before or after the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall. 

Sep 18, 2016, 23:34 PM IST

Merkel 'firmly' rejects reversing refugee policy after attacks

Merkel told reporters that four brutal assaults within a week were "shocking, oppressive and depressing" but not a sign that authorities had lost control.

Jul 28, 2016, 19:09 PM IST

Chancellor Angela Merkel to convene German security council after Munich shootings: spokesman

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will convene her security council Saturday to address the deadly shooting rampage in Munich, her chief of staff Peter Altmaier said.

Jul 23, 2016, 03:06 AM IST

Theresa May takes first step to Brexit ahead of Merkel talks

Prime Minister Theresa May took the first step towards Brexit on Wednesday by relinquishing Britain`s presidency of the European Council, ahead of her first meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:26 PM IST

Merkel in no hurry for Britain to trigger EU exit process

 There is no desperate rush for Britain to trigger the process for it to leave the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, leaving London some space to work out its next move after a referendum vote to leave the bloc.

Jun 25, 2016, 18:38 PM IST