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 by many commentators as the leader of the Free World.
Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Britain's Theresa May, said on Monday if he became prime minister he would try to win changes to a Brexit deal by opening talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.. Reuters - Published
US President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel following a ceremony in Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. It saw world leaders pay tribute to the troops who..
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CNN is reporting that Angela Merkel suffered two major political blows in the past week. Her chosen successor as Germany's leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has plunged in the polls after a series of..
Pompeo began a five-day European trip on Friday with a delayed visit to Berlin, where he was expected to press Germany to boost its military spending, avoid dealings with China's Huawei Technologies Co..
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France and Germany have clashed over who should become the next President of the European Commission.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel favours centre-right candidate Manfred Weber for the role, whereas..
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According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders..
According to officials in the office of French President Emmanuel Macron, he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don’t want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European..
The far-right Alternative for Germany's lead candidate in the European parliament election warned politicians from major centre-right and centre-left European parties: 'Your time is up'. Rough cut (no..
Reuters reports German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for Europe to push back against far-right parties. She said populist movements intend to destroy core European values such as fighting corruption..
According to CNN, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a scheduled trip to Germany, where he was planning to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel "due to pressing issues." The sudden schedule..
Tech hubs in poorer eastern Germany are aiming to close the economic gap with their neighbours. As Edward Baran reports, there's even hope they can use disruptive new technologies to overtake the West.
Support for Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, has slumped to a record low, a poll showed on Saturday, piling more pressure on it to quit.. Reuters - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission. Reuters - Published
Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition' with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives at.. Reuters - Published