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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

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

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

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

PM Modi congratulates Angela Merkel on her re-election

The Prime Minister reiterated his commitment to continue working with her for strengthening Indo-German relationship.

Mar 22, 2018, 00:07 AM IST

Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was  Wednesday elected by parliament to her fourth and likely final term.

Mar 14, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

Merkel vows 'good for Germany' as SPD paves way for her fourth term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated the SPD for its "clear result".

Mar 04, 2018, 21:46 PM IST

Angela Merkel quells party rebellion ahead of coalition deal vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will put a hard-fought coalition deal to a vote Monday by her conservative party, which is expected to give its approval after she moved to quash a right-wing rebellion.

Feb 26, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Angela Merkel to appoint key party critic to cabinet: reports

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has decided to give a cabinet role to an outspoken critic within her conservative party, as she looks to quell surging discontent in the right wing of the group, local media reported.

Feb 25, 2018, 10:07 AM IST

Angela Merkel refuses to comment into Poland's internal affairs

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel declined to comment on Saturday on a Polish law that imposes jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust, saying she did not want to wade into Poland`s internal affairs.

Feb 11, 2018, 09:27 AM IST

Germany crisis: Chancellor Angela Merkel faces pressure for quick coalition talks

Chancellor Angela Merkel faced pressure from inside her conservative bloc to aim for a quick coalition deal with center-left Social Democrats rivals, without conceding too much ground on core issues such as immigration.

Nov 27, 2017, 08:26 AM IST

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects snap elections after failed talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday rejected new elections and wanted to form a new government quickly, as a consequence of the failed government coalition talks with the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens.

Nov 26, 2017, 07:13 AM IST

45 Twitter accounts, spreading propaganda on Brexit and Trump, suspended

The handles were spreading propaganda related to Brexit, US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Nov 25, 2017, 10:34 AM IST

Merkel urges compromises as coalition talks enter final stretch

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged party leaders negotiating a tricky three-way coalition government to show more willingness to compromise.

Nov 12, 2017, 23:23 PM IST

Europe can't rely on US, says Angela Merkel

At the G7 Summit last week, leaders, including Merkel, failed to convince Trump to commit to stay in the Paris climate deal.

May 29, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

Angela Merkel's conservatives extend lead over Social Democrats: Poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s conservatives have extended their lead over the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) to 12 percentage points, a poll showed on Wednesday, almost four months before a federal election.

May 17, 2017, 11:55 AM IST

Angela Merkel urges 'respectful dialogue' in Turkey after referendum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday urged Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to seek "respectful dialogue" within the country after his narrow win in a referendum extending his powers.

Apr 17, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Donald Trump, Angela Merkel discuss Afghanistan, Ukraine crisis on phone

US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel has discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan over a phone call, the White House said.

Apr 06, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

Merkel's party easily beats centre-left in state poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party easily won a regional election Sunday, dealing an early blow to centre-left hopes of ending her more than decade-long reign.

Mar 27, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

Turkey PM Binali Yildirim says call with Merkel 'good and productive'

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel was "productive", after the nations clashed over rallies canceled in Germany ahead of an upcoming vote in Turkey.

Mar 04, 2017, 20:49 PM IST