Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician serving as the 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 some commentators as the "leader of the free world".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel helds a briefing on measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus before going into quarantine herself. She took the precaution after being informed that a doctor who..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's outstretched hand was rebuffed by her interior minister at a meeting with migrant groups in Berlin on Monday, as the country updated the number of people infected with..
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Germany's government faced calls to toughen gun ownership laws and step up efforts to track far-right sympathisers, after the suspect in one of its worst mass shootings since World War Two was found to..
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the deadly shootings in Hanau and pledged to fight against those who try to divide the country along ethnic lines. Speaking Thursday in Berlin, Mrs Merkel..
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Germans have been largely compliant with rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, as confirmed cases in the country continued to rise and her chief of.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed during a phone call on Friday to explore possible cooperation on combating to the coronavirus pandemic, a government spokesman.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc has risen in public opinion thanks to the government's management of the coronavirus crisis, with a poll on Thursday putting it at the highest level.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is well, in close contact with her cabinet and holding international talks from home, where she is self-quarantining after coming into contact with an infected doctor, a.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is awaiting the result of a test to establish whether she has coronavirus after visiting a doctor who has tested positive for the illness, her spokesman said on Monday. Reuters - Published
German Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Chancellor Angela Merkel, who on Sunday went into quarantine after coming into contact with a coronavirus-infected doctor, was healthy but working from home. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel only had brief contact with a doctor who later tested positive for coronavirus so there is a good chance she is not infected, her chief of staff said late on Sunday. Reuters - Published
The premier of the southern state of Bavaria, Markus Soeder, is Germany's most popular politician, a poll showed on Friday, boosting his chances of standing as the conservative chancellor candidate in.. Reuters - Published
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday urged all German citizens to help fight the spread of the coronavirus by sticking to rules aimed at reducing direct social contact and avoiding as many new.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will make a rare television address to the nation on Wednesday evening, but is not expected to announce further restrictions beyond the social distancing measures.. Reuters - Published
Friedrich Merz, one of the most likely candidates to take over the leadership of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU), said on Tuesday in a tweet that he had tested.. Reuters - Published
German shops will close, restaurants cut their opening hours and churches and mosques will stand empty under drastic steps announced on Monday to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday announced a raft of measures limiting social contact in an attempt to slow the progress of the coronavirus epidemic, but said the government would attempt to.. Reuters - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday condemned unilateral border control measures taken by some European Union countries in a bid to control the coronavirus outbreak, following a phone briefing.. Reuters - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the coronavirus and the topic of border controls on Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leading EU officials Charles Michel and Ursula von der.. Reuters - Published
The coronavirus crisis is proving more of an extraordinary situation than the banking crisis, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, adding that her government's focus now was not how its budget.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on Thursday, a German government spokesman said in a statement, urging him to move quickly toward signing a.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) have postponed a conference scheduled for April 25 in Berlin to choose a new party leader due to the coronavirus and said it would reschedule.. Reuters - Published
Germany will spend what it takes to tackle the coronavirus which is likely to infect up to 70% of the population in Europe's largest economy, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's comment that 60% of the population will be infected by the coronavirus may cause panic, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said, news agency CTK reported on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
The European Union's fiscal monitoring framework has enough flexibility built in to cope even with extraordinary situations like the coronavirus epidemic, for Italy as well as Germany, Chancellor.. Reuters - Published
Up to 70% of the population is likely to be infected with the coronavirus that is currently spreading around the world, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, adding that since there was currently no.. Reuters - Published
The German government is planning a meeting of Chancellor Angela Merkel with representatives of unions and employers on Friday to discuss the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, two government sources.. Reuters - Published
The head of Germany's Social Democrats called on Sunday for more support for firms forced to cut output because of the coronavirus epidemic, ahead of a policy meeting with the other parties in.. Reuters - Published
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday that migration regulations between Turkey and the European Union were not working and needed to be revised, the Turkish.. Reuters - Published
There are 16 people running to replace Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), the Funke newspaper group on Friday cited sources in the party.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told fellow conservative lawmakers that she is in favor of setting up safety zones in northern Syria where Turkey is in a deepening standoff with Russia, two.. Reuters - Published
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Syria's Idlib region with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone call, the RIA news agency cited the Kremlin as saying on Tuesday. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she understood that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan expected more help from Europe to deal with the refugee crisis, but added he should not use refugees.. Reuters - Published
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis discussed the situation in Turkey and the movement of migrants towards Greek borders during a call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the prime minister's.. Reuters - Published
A long-time opponent of Angela Merkel promised to oversee a new start for her struggling Christian Democrats (CDU) on Tuesday as he lined up against two rivals in the race to take over Germany's main.. Reuters - Published
Germany's Friedrich Merz, a candidate for the leadership of Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU), said on Tuesday he viewed European Central Bank policy as worthy of criticism. Reuters - Published
Friedrich Merz, an erstwhile rival of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said on Tuesday he expected to come to an understanding with her if he is successful in his run for the leadership of their.. Reuters - Published