Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as the leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2000 to 2018. Merkel has been widely described as the de facto leader of the European Union, the most powerful woman in the world, and, following the election of Donald Trump as U.S. President, by many commentators as the new leader of the Free World.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's government will extend a halt on arms exports to Saudi Arabia, a German government source said on Monday, pointing to the war in neighbouring Yemen and the Social Democrats'.. Reuters - Published
Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt's IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela.. Reuters - Published
hancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners held off a surge in far right support in two state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, averting an immediate..
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence joined Polish leaders on Sunday (September 1) to commemorate 80 years since the start of World War Two in Poland, where the conflict..
French President Emmanuel Macron warns Prime Minister Boris Johnson there isn't enough time to negotiate a whole new Brexit deal, while Angela Merkel's comments that she has not given Britain 30 days..
The European Union has restated its "single united position" over Brexit as Boris Johnson prepares for talks with the leaders of its most influential nations. The Prime Minister is set to meet German..
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The Prime Minister has said he will enter talks with EU leaders "with a lot of oomph" as differences between the UK and EU's position over the Withdrawal Agreement remain. Boris Johnson is due to meet..
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The meeting comes after environmentalists in Iceland laid a commemorative plaque on the site of a Glacier on Sunday that had been declared dead. The Okjökull glacier had existed for 700 years and was..
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (August 19) called on Germany and France to compromise on Brexit, cautioning that the United Kingdom would be ready to leave the European Union without a..
Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times. But ministers say..
A climate change protester was bundled away by security staff on Thursday after he tried to rush across a stage where German Chancellor Angela Merkel was inspecting a new electric vehicle at.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Britain could still leave the European Union with a deal but if that proved not to be the case then Berlin was prepared for a disorderly Brexit. Reuters - Published
China's economic rise brings an increased responsibility for Beijing on the world stage, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday, adding that she had told Chinese leaders last week.. Reuters - Published
Germany will do its part to avoid a proxy war in Libya, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, warning that the situation in the north African country risked destabilizing the whole of Africa. Reuters - Published
A widely respected caretaker leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, is standing down for health reasons, dealing the party a blow as it.. Reuters - Published
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he would respect any decision by his centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) to quit conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition. Reuters - Published
Almost three-quarters of Germans expect the ruling coalition government to last until the end of the current legislative period in 2021 and believe it would be good for Chancellor Angela Merkel to.. Reuters - Published
Violent protests in Hong Kong have complicated a three-day trip to China by Chancellor Angela Merkel that she plans to use to press for greater access to markets there for German businesses suffering.. Reuters - Published
Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be guided by her memories of life in dictatorial East.. Reuters - Published
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Monday urged Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to support far-reaching steps on climate protection, warning that failure to do so would raise questions.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners turned their sights with some relief on new hurdles months down the road after withstanding a.. Reuters - Published
An emboldened far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) warned Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition partners they could not carry on as before after luring many of their voters to come second in.. Reuters - Published
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners held off a surge in far right support in two state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, averting an.. Reuters - Published
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners bled support to the far right in two state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, dealing a double blow to her.. Reuters - Published
Elections in two east German states on Sunday are set to show a surge in support for the far right and raise the pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat (SPD) coalition.. Reuters - Published
Leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday mark 80 years since the start of World War Two in Poland, with the conflict still a live political issue.. Reuters - Published
Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which reaffirmed Brazil's sovereignty over the world's.. Reuters - Published
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the Amazon rainforest fires, adding that he will talk.. Reuters - Published
The European Union should not let itself be pressured into Brexit renegotiations following British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to order the suspension of parliament for almost a month, a.. Reuters - Published
European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger, a member of Chancellor Merkel's conservatives in Germany, welcomed on Thursday the prospect of a new, pro-European government taking office in Italy, saying it.. Reuters - Published
The far right is set to make strong gains in two regional elections in eastern German on Sunday, potentially upending 30 years of rule by the two main parties and hastening the break-up of Chancellor.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday there had been "great unity" among G7 leaders on the question of how to deal with Iran at a summit in France and they had "more or less" come to a conclusion. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said talks between the Iranian and French foreign ministers on Sunday were a side event to the G7 summit and every opportunity should be seized to resolve tensions.. Reuters - Published
Germany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bond to help fund its efforts to reduce emission.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she had not given Britain 30 days to find a solution for the so-called Irish backstop but had wanted to highlight how short time was before Britain's planned.. Reuters - Published