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Merkel: We'll keep trying to find solutions with Iran to avoid escalation

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Europe had decided to uphold the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and would keep trying to find solutions that ...

Merkel: We'll keep trying to find solutions with Iran to avoid escalation

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Merkel gives Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit Macron rules out renegotiating Brexit deal, as French see no deal as ‘most likely outcome’ Angela Merkel has challenged Boris Johnson to come up with a solution to avert a no-deal Brexit “in the next ...
00:51, 2019-08-22

U.N. chief says essential to avoid escalation in the Gulf United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said on Sunday that it is essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to rise following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. dro...
13:17, 2019-06-23

Important to continue dialogue in Sudan, avoid escalation: UAE It is important to continue dialogue in Sudan and avoid an escalation, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday, after protests against the ruling military....
10:51, 2019-07-02

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Seeking to avoid escalation, ships deploy unarmed guards to navigate Gulf Shipping companies are hiring unarmed security guards for voyages through the Middle East Gulf as an extra safeguard after a wave of attacks in the region, security companies involved said....
14:17, 2019-07-17

U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei for uses to find new solutions The U.S. Department of Commerce has granted temporary trade exemptions concerning Chinese telecom company Huawei, allowing companies that use its services to find other solutions....
15:01, 2019-05-21

West Indies Must Find World Cup Solutions, Not Excuses, Says Coach West Indies started their campaign in England in impressive style, beating Pakistan by seven wickets but have since lost to Australia, England and Bangladesh....
18:00, 2019-06-18

With companies AI-washing products, how can buyers find true AI-powered solutions? Various vendors tout security products as incorporating Artificial Intelligence, with practical results not different than what came before it. What is needed to deploy AI in security products?...
19:17, 2019-07-12

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Sunday, urging both sides t...
21:51, 2019-06-09

Israel says it is bracing militarily for possible U.S.-Iran escalation Israel is preparing for its possible military involvement in any escalation in the Gulf confrontation between Iran and the United States, the Israeli foreign minister said on Tuesday....
19:01, 2019-07-02

Saudi oil strike: Iran pursuing 'strategy of escalation' The Iranian government has denied any involvement in the drone attack against Saudi Arabia, but observers say that Tehran is trying to raise the stakes in its tug-of-war with Washington....
09:51, 2019-09-20

EU top diplomat says Europe will try to make sure 'escalation is avoided' between US, Iran The European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, insisted the world's largest trading bloc has a crucial role in the diffusing of military tensions between the United States and Iran....
02:17, 2019-06-21

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war, says Rainer Hermann of German daily Frankfurter Al...
03:01, 2019-07-15

UK concerned by Iran actions, calls for de-escalation: PM May's spokesman Britain is concerned about action by Iranian vessels to stop a commercial oil tanker, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday, calling for a de-escalation of tensions....
13:51, 2019-07-11

US "Bullying" Behind Escalation Of Iran Nuclear Crisis: China China on Monday said "unilateral bullying" by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it was set to breach its uranium enrichment cap....
16:34, 2019-07-08

The Latest: Merkel: Britain will “find its way” on Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she trusts that Britain will “find its way” on Brexit under a new prime minister, but isn’t saying whether she advocates a further delay to its exit from the Europ...
13:34, 2019-07-19

Petraeus warns of risk of 'inadvertent escalation' of Iran situation Petraeus also said during an interview on CNBC's "Halftime Report" that it is "not clear what" the Trump administration's "policy is in the Middle East regarding Iran's nuclear program....
21:34, 2019-07-23

In Escalation, Iran Tests Medium-Range Missile, U.S. Official Says A military official said on Thursday that Iran had fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, but added that the test did not pose a threat to Western interests in the region....
19:34, 2019-07-31

Iran hints at ship swap with UK amid de-escalation efforts Hassan Rouhani spoke after Iraqi president’s visit to Iran at request of UK defence ministry Iran has indicated it wants to de-escalate the British-Iranian crisis, hinting at swapping two captured tan...
17:34, 2019-07-24

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions with Iran “could very quickly get away from this pre...
00:34, 2019-05-26

Foreign Office minister to visit Iran to call for 'urgent de-escalation' Andrew Murrison will raise concerns about country’s conduct amid rising tensions A Foreign Office minister is to visit Iran on Sunday and call for “urgent de-escalation in the region”, amid heightenin...
17:34, 2019-06-22

Iran escalation, new Middle East plan boost State Department deputy for NSC job The escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions over the weekend attack on key Saudi oil facilities, and the pending unveiling of the administration’s Middle East plan, are raising the stakes in President Trump’...
19:17, 2019-09-16

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare after being told the airstrikes might kill as many as...
22:51, 2019-06-21

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.        ...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Barneys has until Oct. 24 to find a buyer and avoid liquidation "We have new financing that literally developed in the last 30 minutes," testified Kirkland & Ellis' Josh Sussberg, "for a company that only days ago stared down the barrel of a gun."...
18:34, 2019-08-07

Most Germans find AKK unfit to replace Angela Merkel, poll finds While the transfer of power within the ruling CDU conservatives appears to have been well orchestrated, a new poll suggests few think Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is up to the j...
23:17, 2019-05-29

Barneys is scrambling to find a buyer to avoid bankruptcy: sources Barneys boss Daniella Vitale is scrambling to avoid a bankruptcy filing — by finding a fashion-minded investor who’s willing to buy the iconic luxury chain, The Post has learned. Last week, Vitale, wh...
02:51, 2019-07-25

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Merkel says we need to explore all ways of reducing Iran tensions 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 betw...
20:17, 2019-08-25

Merkel: Iran must uphold nuclear deal, or face consequences Germany is doing all it can to defuse heightened tensions with Iran in a peaceful way, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding, however, that Iran must stick to the 2015 international nuclear...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and I...
05:51, 2019-06-28

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retalia...
15:17, 2019-06-22

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday....
01:00, 2019-06-19

"Iran Behind Saudi Attacks But Want To Avoid War," Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Monday that Tehran was likely behind strikes on Saudi oil facilities, but that he wanted to be sure and he hoped to "avoid" war....
03:17, 2019-09-17

Iran says U.S. should avoid 'warmongers' after Bolton departure Iran said on Wednesday Washington should distance itself from "warmongers" after the resignation of hawkish White House National Security Adviser John Bolton, and Tehran stood by its demand that sanct...
19:34, 2019-09-11

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
18:00, 2019-06-22

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
00:17, 2019-06-23

In Gulf Tanker Crisis, Iran Tries to Avoid Alienating Allies Iran’s disruptions of Persian Gulf oil shipments are putting the country’s leaders in a difficult position as they retaliate against foes while trying not to irritate their few remaining allies....
20:34, 2019-08-08

Pompeo says U.S. mission is to avoid war with Iran but measures in place to deter The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for "deterrence and defense," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
19:17, 2019-09-22

Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran’s airspace RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state airline Saudia says it is rerouting flight paths to some Asian destinations in order to avoid Iranian airspace amid heightened tensions in the Pe...
09:17, 2019-06-23

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing of a US spy drone but that he called them back in....
17:00, 2019-06-21

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
16:17, 2019-07-20

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers fro...
11:51, 2019-06-21

20 Flights Affected By Decision To Avoid Parts Of Iran Airspace: Centre Total 20 flights of Indian airline companies have been affected by the decision to avoid parts of Iranian airspace amid the ongoing tension between the west Asian country and the US, the government......
01:17, 2019-07-12

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute.....
15:17, 2019-06-22

Diplomats: Europeans keen to avoid sending Iran nuclear case back to U.N. for now France urged Iran on Tuesday to reverse its first major breach of a nuclear pact with world powers as European states signaled they would not seek to reimpose U.N. sanctions - for now....
19:01, 2019-07-02

Iran calls on Britain to release oil tanker, avoid ‘dangerous and unclear game’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry questioned the legal basis for detaining the ship, which royal marines seized off the coast of Gibraltar last week....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Trump is sanctioning Iran's top diplomat and it will likely make it harder to avoid military conflict Reuters The Trump administration on Wednesday announced it's sanctioning Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Zarif, who was educated in the US, is considered to be one of the more moderate members ...
12:17, 2019-08-01

Iran's female fans find soccer buzz in cafes and malls On match days Iran's young female soccer fans cram Tehran's shopping centers and cafes, their faces painted with the Iranian flag and beaming with excitement, as they follow their national team on gia...
10:17, 2019-09-18

'You'll soon find out' if US retaliates after Iran shoots down drone, Trump warns U.S.-Iranian tensions heightened Thursday when a U.S. Global Hawk spy drone was shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guard.        ...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Apple launches ‘Find My’ for iOS, iPadOS and macOS, replacing Find my iPhone A new Find My app combines Find My iPhone and Find My Friends into a single way to track items, including an activation lock feature for new Macs.Read More...
21:17, 2019-06-03

Best MDM solutions in 2019 The use of mobile devices within a corporation has become an ordinary part of modern business, but having so many devices operating both within and outside the company offices can be a real headache t...
22:17, 2019-06-15

Cyberwarfare escalation just took a new and dangerous turn Smuggling malware into the power grids of rival states risks making tensions higher, especially when the rules of the game are yet to be established....
17:17, 2019-06-18

UAE says attacks on oil tankers are a 'dangerous escalation' Attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and on a Saudi airport are a 'major and dangerous escalation' that requires the international community to scramble to protect regional stability and securit...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Zero-day privilege escalation disclosed for Android Enlarge (credit: portal gda / Flickr) Researchers have disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in the Android operating system that gives a major boost to attackers who already have a toe-hold on an affe...
01:17, 2019-09-06

Trade war escalation 'to cost households £656 a year' The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade war, according to economists....
08:17, 2019-05-24

Jio, Microsoft to Partner for Cloud Solutions Reliance Industries (RIL) on Monday announced partnership of its subsidiary Reliance Jio Infocomm with Microsoft in the technology space, including creation on cloud solutions....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Today's most innovative enterprise solutions Max Wessel spoke with TechRepublic at the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference about the most beneficial enterprise solutions organizations should be using....
23:17, 2019-05-21

AI won’t automate cybersecurity — but it’ll improve the solutions we already have Cybersecurity, a huge industry worth over $100 billion, is regularly subject to buzzwords. Cybersecurity companies often (pretend) to use new state-of-the-art technologies to attract customers and sel...
08:17, 2019-08-19

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Putin says he agreed with Erdogan on handling Idlib escalation Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops advance with Russian air support, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said. Erdogan hinted at buying Rus...
22:00, 2019-08-27

Oil prices could go much higher if there is a military escalation after Saudi attack The price of oil could go sharply higher, depending on the duration of the disruption at Saudi oil facilities and whether there is a military response....
00:51, 2019-09-17

Russia Says US Missile Test 'Escalation Of Military Tensions' Moscow on Tuesday said the United States was ramping up military tensions by testing a medium-range cruise missile weeks after tearing up a pact with Russia....
13:51, 2019-08-20

UAE official: Saudi Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation Attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia are a dangerous escalation and the international community should stand by Riyadh and ensure regional stability, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tu...
09:51, 2019-09-17

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the escalation of violence is becoming more serious Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is becoming more serious....
14:34, 2019-08-27

Trade war escalation fears send markets tumbling World stock markets have fallen on signs that China is ready to use its supply of rare earth chemicals as leverage in the increasingly bitter trade dispute with the US....
15:00, 2019-05-29

Manufacturing remains climate challenge with few solutions Members of both parties are aiming to help reduce carbon emissions that result from the manufacturing of products like steel, cement, and iron — one of the most challenging but overlooked components o...
06:34, 2019-08-02

‘What can you do?’: Solutions scarce as NHL goalie concussions rise Just two goaltenders were concussed in 2016-17, missing a total of 15 games, but over the past two seasons, 14 different goalies missed a total of 276 games with a concussion or head injury caused by ...
01:51, 2019-09-21

Despite wacky ideas, no hurricane solutions on the horizon Hurricane Dorian has come, gone and created a lot of damage to property and to the economy. And nobody will miss Dorian except the TV news shows that managed to inundate us with storm coverage. What w...
07:34, 2019-09-10

11 Genius Storage Solutions to Organize Your Home We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. You......
14:34, 2019-06-23

Dassault Systemes to buy Medidata Solutions in $5.8 bln deal French technology company Dassault Systemes said it had agreed to buy Medidata Solutions, a U.S. software company dealing in the sphere of clinical trials, in a deal worth $5.8 billion on an enterpris...
08:51, 2019-06-12

Vantagescore Solutions could be your alternative to FICO scores A shake-up is taking place in the mortgage lending industry. Barrett Burns, Vantagescore Solutions CEO, joins "The Exchange" to discuss if the reign of the FICO score has ended....
21:17, 2019-08-22

K Flay: Solutions review – reasons to be cheerful (Night Street/Interscope)Joining the many trying to find hard-won notes of positivity amid climate catastrophe and political car crashes, Illinois native Kristine Flaherty has dedicated her third albu...
17:17, 2019-07-08

Migration and the climate crisis: the UN’s search for solutions Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, but in the modern era, the impacts of the man-made climate crisis are likely to extensively change the patterns of human set...
01:51, 2019-08-01

Trump and California See Same Homeless Problem, but Not the Same Solutions President Trump’s awful descriptions of California’s housing woes can’t be worse than those of the state’s most liberal politicians. But that’s where the agreement ends....
04:17, 2019-09-18

18 storage solutions you'd never guess were from Home Depot The Home Depot has more than building and utilitarian supplies, and you can find storage, furniture, and more that will fit in with any style.       ...
17:51, 2019-09-18

UN Environment Chief Inger Andersen: 'The solutions are there' In her role as of the new head of the United Nations Environment Program, Danish economist Inger Andersen talks to DW about the need to think big when it comes to climate change – and to learn from ou...
18:51, 2019-09-18

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesda...
22:51, 2019-05-28

US-China trade talks won't break down despite latest escalation, expert says Neither the U.S. nor China wants to be seen as the party that derailed trade talks, says William Reinsch of Center for Strategic and International Studies....
20:00, 2019-08-26

U.N. Yemen envoy 'alarmed' by military escalation in Aden: statement The United Nations special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, expressed concern on Wednesday about a military escalation in the southern port city of Aden, the seat of Yemen's internationally recogniz...
23:34, 2019-08-07

UK PM May to meet Saudi crown prince, to call for de-escalation in Gulf British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday to discuss the need for de-escalation in the Gulf after tensions rose because of a U.S.-Iran dispute ove...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods in latest tit-for-tat escalation U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade war ...
03:17, 2019-08-24

Trump Adds 5% Tariff On Chinese Goods In Latest Tit-For-Tat Escalation President Donald Trump on Friday demanded that U.S. companies stop doing business with China and announced he would raise the rate of tariffs on Beijing, capping one of the most extraordinary days in....
10:17, 2019-08-24

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
03:17, 2019-06-05

Trade war escalation nudges U.S. closer to recession: Reuters poll The recent escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has brought forward the next U.S. recession, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters who now expect the Federal Reserve to cut rates a...
02:34, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 2-Dassault Systemes to buy Medidata Solutions in $5.8 bln deal French technology company Dassault Systemes has agreed to buy Medidata Solutions , a U.S. software company dealing in the sphere of clinical trials, in a record deal for Dassault worth $5.8 billion on...
08:51, 2019-06-12

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities can use innovative technologies to limit the effects ...
01:00, 2019-07-23

"Smokescreen" or solutions? Britain lays out Brexit ideas Britain said on Thursday it had shared documents with Brussels setting out ideas for a Brexit deal, but an EU diplomat described them as a "smokescreen" that would not prevent a disorderly exit on the...
17:17, 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg: ‘We are ignoring natural climate solutions’ Film by Swedish activist and Guardian journalist George Monbiot says nature must be used to repair broken climateThe protection and restoration of living ecosystems such as forests, mangroves and seag...
11:17, 2019-09-20

Dow plunges almost 900 points as trade war escalation with China pummels stock market U.S. stocks are falling sharply after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a decade, escalating a trade battle with the U.S.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-05

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters w...
07:17, 2019-06-04

Severe local 0-Day escalation exploit found in Steam Client Services Enlarge / Breaking bugs are as described—a security flaw in Steam's client service allows easy execution of arbitrary code as LOCALSYSTEM. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Earlier today, disgr...
07:00, 2019-08-08

Dow plunges almost 600 points as trade war escalation with China pummels stock market U.S. stocks are falling sharply after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a decade, escalating a trade battle with the U.S.       ...
19:51, 2019-08-05

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed ...
00:51, 2019-08-02

China releases document slamming U.S. for escalation in trade war, says it won't back down China released a document blaming U.S. for the escalation of trade fight. U.S. It says China has kept its word and accuses the U.S. of backtracking        ...
19:51, 2019-06-02

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord....
14:17, 2019-06-29

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade ta...
04:17, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong leader says escalation of violence will not solve social issues An escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in Hong Kong, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday, adding that she deeply regretted interference by foreign parliamen...
06:34, 2019-09-10

| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support....
10:51, 2019-05-22

The Best Camp Lighting Solutions to Brighten Dark Nights Outdoors My fondest camping memories from when I was a kid involve this old green lantern my parents always set on the picnic table. It used kerosene and mantles to produce light, and I have vivid memories of ...
02:17, 2019-07-03

Hong Kong’s Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous” protesters who vandalized a Chinese governm...
16:34, 2019-07-22

Algerian interim leader says dialogue and elections only democratic solutions Algeria needs a national dialogue to lay the groundwork for presidential elections to end a political crisis, interim President Abdelkader Bensalah said on Wednesday as mass protests calling for polit...
01:00, 2019-07-04

Fire forces Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy again Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy in less than two years on Sunday, a court filing showed, a month after a fire and explosion led to the permanent shutdown...
13:34, 2019-07-22

BS6 Car Components And Powertrain Solutions To Be Delivered From September 2019: Continental Continental is targeting to be ready with its technology a little ahead of the deadline and supply it to OEMs in a bid to give them more time for installation and tuning which ultimately will ensure.....
08:51, 2019-06-13

VCs like SoftBank see big opportunity in solutions to world problems: Energy Vault CEO Robert Piconi, co-founder and CEO of Energy Vault, discusses the $110 million investment the Swiss start-up received from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank....
21:34, 2019-08-16

Dgraph raises $11.5 million for scalable graph database solutions Dgraph Labs, a San Francisco-based company developing transactional distributed graph database software, has raised $11.5 million in capital.Read More...
02:34, 2019-08-01

Shipping companies sue Philadelphia Energy Solutions for $600,000 in unpaid bills Three Greek shipping companies sued U.S. refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc (PES) for about $600,000, claiming the company did not pay them for fees incurred by crude oil tankers chartered earl...
01:00, 2019-07-23

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
01:51, 2019-05-22

The next global recession will be immune to monetary solutions | Nouriel Roubini Unlike in 2008, we now face the consequences of three potential negative supply shocks There are three negative supply shocks that could trigger a global recession by 2020. All of them reflect politic...
15:17, 2019-08-23

Invesco makes two appointments to investment solutions team in London Investment manager Invesco Ltd on Monday appointed Ali Zouiten and Derek Steeden to two newly created roles in its Invesco Investment Solutions team in London....
19:34, 2019-07-31

China to tackle climate change with 'nature-based solutions' China said it will try to persuade other countries to support "nature-based solutions" to tackle the root causes of climate change, the country said in a position paper published ahead of a United Nat...
12:17, 2019-09-18

Philadelphia Energy Solutions files for bankruptcy after refinery fire Philadelphia Energy Solutions filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company said on Monday, its second such filing in less than two years, after a fire last month prompted it to close the la...
23:17, 2019-07-22

Brexit minister complains EU has offered no solutions to Irish backstop Exclusive: Stephen Barclay believes both UK and Brussels should propose alternativesLatest Brexit developments - live updatesThe Brexit secretary, Stephen Barclay, has complained to EU ambassadors tha...
13:17, 2019-09-04

McConnell willing to consider ‘bipartisan’ gun violence solutions, opposes 'infringing' on rights Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – a Republican who has been lambasted by Democrats for refusing to allow votes on gun control legislation – said Monday he is willing to consider “bipartisan” so...
09:51, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says escalation of violence will not solve social issues Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday an escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in the Chinese-ruled city and that she deeply regrets foreign parliaments' interference in the fin...
08:34, 2019-09-10

Business groups slam China tariff hikes and call for end to trade war escalation The business community slammed the White House's announcement Friday that it was hiking tariffs on Chinese goods. Trade associations said the continuing escalation of the U.S.-China trade war was bene...
20:17, 2019-08-24

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Dow ends more than 700 points lower as trade war escalation with China pummels stock market U.S. stocks ended sharply lower after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a decade, escalating a trade battle with the U.S.        ...
05:17, 2019-08-06

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the w...
01:51, 2019-08-06

German finance minister: U.S.-China trade conflict escalation would hurt economy more An escalation in a trade conflict between the United States and China will further damage the global economy, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz warned on Tuesday, urging all sides to negotiate....
17:34, 2019-08-06

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Clothes that grow, plant-based microbeads: 10 solutions to ocean pollution Microbeads made from plants not plastic and clothes that stretch as a baby grows are some of the ideas to be awarded a slice of £6m to prevent further ocean pollution....
06:34, 2019-08-09

Health Recovery Solutions raises $10 million for patient monitoring tools Health Recovery Solutions, a New Jersey-based company developing remote patient monitoring solutions for health systems, has raised $12 million.Read More...
15:51, 2019-09-05

Pitney Bowes to sell software solutions unit for $700 million to cut debt Mail management company Pitney Bowes Inc said on Monday it would sell its software solutions unit to enterprise solutions provider Syncsort for $700 million in an all-cash deal, as it looks to cut it...
09:34, 2019-08-27

Cities in Asia, Africa, America and Europe seek solutions to the same problems At Living Together 2019, local leaders talked global problems for three days. Düsseldorf's mayor had invited representatives from around the world to find local-level solutions to global problems....
03:17, 2019-09-03

Samsung Launches Solutions for Deaf-Blind, Visually Impaired in India Samsung's Good Vibes app uses Morse code to convert vibrations into text or voice and vice-versa. Relumino, on the other hand, is a visual aid application for people with low vision....
16:34, 2019-09-09

Philadelphia Energy Solutions seen selling RIN credits in months before bankruptcy: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions has been seen selling biofuel credits, called Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), in the months leading up to filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, market sou...
23:17, 2019-07-22

Philadelphia Energy Solutions seen selling RIN credits in months before bankruptcy -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions has been seen selling biofuel credits, called Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), in the months leading up to filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, market sou...
19:01, 2019-07-22

Philadelphia Energy Solutions shutting down remaining refinery units: source Philadelphia Energy Solutions' 335,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery began permanently shutting its remaining refinery units on Monday, said a source familiar with plant operations. The shutdown will ...
01:00, 2019-07-23

Inference Solutions partners with Pizza Hut Australia to answer calls with chatbots San Francisco-based Inference Solutions has teamed up with Pizza Hut Australia to deploy intelligent call center agents that route customers.Read More...
19:51, 2019-07-10

Mexico faces headwinds to growth as oil production slows -Fitch Solutions Mexico will face "significant headwinds" for economic growth, as slowing activity in its oil and gas sector weighs on industrial production, Fitch Solutions Macro Research said on Friday....
01:51, 2019-07-13

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days...
14:51, 2019-05-21

UN civil society conference to focus on sustainable solutions for challenges of urban life “Well-planned and managed cities can steer us towards inclusive growth and serve as models of harmony among diverse people”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres declared in a video messa...
02:34, 2019-08-27

MOVES-Alex Jones to head Intermediate Capital's U.S. private wealth solutions Asset manager Intermediate Capital Group has named Alex Jones as the head of its U.S. Private Wealth Solutions to develop business relationships with family offices and wealth managers....
00:34, 2019-08-13

Chinese bank seeks denial of Philadelphia Energy Solutions bankruptcy plan A Chinese bank asked a federal judge on Tuesday to deny Philadelphia Energy Solutions' initial bankruptcy requests, arguing it should get priority over any insurance payouts after a June fire destroye...
01:17, 2019-07-24

Bank drops objection to financing request by bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions A bank dropped its objection on Tuesday to Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's initial bankruptcy requests after the two sides struck an agreement over the terms of new financing....
01:34, 2019-07-24

Speedrunners Baffled By Mysterious Stranger Sending Silent Hill 2 Puzzle Solutions One of the challenges of speedrunning Silent Hill 2 is getting past the game’s puzzles. Puzzles are semi-randomly generated and will change on each playthrough. In the past week, a mysterious stranger...
12:00, 2019-08-09

Political solutions ‘prerequisite to sustainable peace’, Lacroix tells Security Council While peacekeeping is an “essential tool” for preventing conflict and reducing the risk of relapse, “political solutions are a prerequisite to sustainable peace”, the United Nations peacekeeping chief...
20:34, 2019-09-09

Elizabeth Warren is not wrong about our impending economic crisis, it's just her solutions that miss the mark Sen.Elizabeth Warren has touted plenty of awful plans in her bid for the presidency, attempting to marry expansive and socializing economic policies with the nationalist rhetoric that clinched the Ele...
23:17, 2019-07-22

Boeing's Tapestry Solutions announces $259M military aircraft software contract Boeing's Tapestry Solutions division announced a 10-year, $259 million contract to provide Weapon Planning Software to the U.S. military and its allies....
01:17, 2019-05-30

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Ban...
10:51, 2019-05-23

A gun shot, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air as protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons Sunday, in one of the most violent nights seen since mass pro-democracy prot...
07:00, 2019-08-26

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Guterres tells budget body, proposes solutions The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Fifth Committee  ¬̶  the body resp...
20:17, 2019-06-05

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a sta...
15:00, 2019-05-21

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technolog...
02:51, 2019-06-04

Stocks to Watch: Square, Exxon Mobil, Consolidated Edison, U.S. Steel, Motorola Solutions Some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include Square, EOG, Consolidated Edison, U.S. Steel and Motorola Solutions....
17:34, 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-Bank drops objection to financing request by bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions A bank dropped its objection on Tuesday to Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's initial bankruptcy requests after the two sides struck an agreement over the terms of new financing....
02:34, 2019-07-24

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable to Palestinians, referring to a U.S. plan set to...
01:17, 2019-05-25

Live ammunition, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air after protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons on Sunday night, marking one of the most violent nights of pro-democracy ...
19:51, 2019-08-25

‘Complete political deadlock’ over Middle East peace risks more violence, regional escalation, warns UN envoy Tangible steps “can, and must, be taken” to urgently reverse the “negative trajectory” of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and revive the peace process, a senior United Nations envoy warned the Securi...
22:00, 2019-08-27

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong protest escalation: Tear gas, water cannons and a police officer firing a warning shot The tension between law enforcement and pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong escalated over the weekend as police used tear gas, deployed water cannons and drew their guns at protesters — includin...
19:34, 2019-08-26

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day ...
16:00, 2019-05-21

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 A...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible steps’ to alleviate the crisis in the Occupied Pales...
04:17, 2019-07-24

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible steps’ to alleviate the crisis in the Occupied Pales...
22:17, 2019-08-03

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says Use of Bayer's contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer, will eventually die out, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the cou...
20:01, 2019-06-27

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation....
02:00, 2019-06-14

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did. The post Iran’s Khamenei says w...
14:34, 2019-06-13

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai...
21:34, 2019-06-02

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young J...
14:17, 2019-07-23

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
06:51, 2019-06-20

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It Was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test ...
03:34, 2019-06-21

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Ir...
04:34, 2019-06-14

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comments that required a clarification from the White Ho...
00:17, 2019-08-26

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international ...
16:17, 2019-07-20

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
04:17, 2019-05-23

Iran to cut nuclear commitments 'strongly' if Europe does not keep promises: Iran MP If European countries do not meet their commitments under a nuclear deal then Iran will "strongly" take more steps to reduce its own obligations, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Thursday, acc...
13:51, 2019-07-11

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement...
21:51, 2019-07-13

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
09:34, 2019-06-21

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the Middle East....
14:34, 2019-06-22

Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin. After a reporter asked whether her shaking was cause...
16:51, 2019-06-18

The Latest: Merkel says D-Day led to liberation from Nazis LONDON (AP) — The Latest on commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day (all times local): 1:55 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called it a “gift of history” that she is able ...
16:51, 2019-06-05

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation....
00:00, 2019-08-15

Merkel seen shaking for third time in weeks German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday — her third bout within the last month....
14:17, 2019-07-10

| Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos' German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist....
11:34, 2019-06-23

Merkel: We can have until Oct 31 for Brexit backstop solution German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she had not set Britain a 30-day deadline to find a solution for the so-called Irish backstop, saying they could also have time until Oct. 31, when Bri...
15:51, 2019-08-22

Chancellor Angela Merkel as art motif As she turns 65 on July 17, DW looks at how the German Chancellor has been depicted by artists. Across nearly 15 years in high office, Angela Merkel has graced everything from "Time" magazine to city ...
21:51, 2019-07-16

Merkel: We're prepared for any Brexit outcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday evening to discuss Britain's planned departure from the European Union, adding that...
23:51, 2019-08-18

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures s...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Angela Merkel ‘is well’ after being seen shaking: spokesperson "The memory of the incident last week led to the situation today - so (it was) a psychologically driven process," the official said. "There is nothing to worry about."...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent week...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
03:51, 2019-06-15

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Lab-grown meat, GMOs, high-tech ag: 'Fate of Food' explores solutions to global food crisis Amanda Little explores how we'll feed the world when there too many mouths to feed amid intensifying climate change.        ...
21:34, 2019-06-06

We'll keep working for orderly Brexit post-May, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin would continue to work closely with London to secure an...
17:34, 2019-05-24

Merkel and Macron spar in hunt for 'Mr or Ms Europe' German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders bargained over names for the bloc's...
22:51, 2019-05-28

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chancellor’s shrinking influence on the international sta...
11:34, 2019-07-05

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-18

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
16:17, 2019-09-06

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics....
13:34, 2019-07-19

Merkel awarded her 17th honorary doctorate The German chancellor has been recognized for her leadership style by the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Merkel has received several similar titles, including from Harvard University....
18:34, 2019-08-31

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fine....
16:34, 2019-07-10

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened" British PM Boris Johnson. But should he really be ...
03:51, 2019-08-23

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was to blame....
05:17, 2019-06-19

Macron and Merkel offered the PM nothing - apart from a means to fail The cliche "good cop, bad cop" has been used too much about this first episode of shuttle boat diplomacy from Boris Johnson. Merkel, apparently, is the first and Macron the latter....
01:17, 2019-08-23

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling week of travel and meetings....
03:34, 2019-07-03

Merkel says trade deal with U.S. of 'existential importance' German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a future trade agreement between the European Union and United States as being of existential importance, saying she would keep trying to make progress despit...
11:17, 2019-06-04

Merkel, Macron clash in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders met to begin bargaining over candid...
17:34, 2019-05-28

Merkel spotted shaking for third time in less than a month German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she was “working through” a series of strange attacks of the shakes that first hit in mid-June and struck for the third time earlier in the day. She insi...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffering two major political blows in the past week....
15:17, 2019-06-04

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of the European Commission....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Merkel hopes China-U.S. trade problems will be over soon German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war affects the whole world and that she hopes it will be resolved soon....
09:17, 2019-09-06

Merkel says Germany is open for Chinese investment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the country....
09:17, 2019-09-06

Angela Merkel's heir apparent: Can AKK still cut it as chancellor? Long considered German Chancellor Angela Merkel's anointed heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been building her international profile. But within party ranks, debate is simmering over whether "AKK" ...
23:34, 2019-06-12

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stood at a ceremony on Thursday after shaking for the t...
20:17, 2019-07-12

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visibly shake in the hot Berlin sun while welcoming the ...
16:34, 2019-06-18

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country’s Nazi past. Merkel, who was interviewed b...
11:00, 2019-05-28

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post - if she wants it French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be head of the European Union’s executive body...
00:01, 2019-06-12

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeanor, her time in power has nonetheless been turbulent...
08:17, 2019-07-17

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment w...
02:51, 2019-06-09

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition 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 t...
13:51, 2019-06-09

Merkel still sees every chance of orderly Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday there was still every chance for Britain's divorce from the European Union to take place with a deal although Berlin is prepared for a disorderly Brex...
11:34, 2019-09-11

The Latest: Trump says Merkel is a “fantastic person” OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 11:00 a. m. President Donald Trump says German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a “fantastic person...
06:34, 2019-06-28

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela...
01:00, 2019-07-22

Most Germans believe Merkel heir is not yet fit to replace her: poll Angela Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is not ready to succeed her as chancellor, a poll showed on Wednesday, in a setback to their party's plans for a smooth leadership transition...
18:51, 2019-05-29

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report that she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country...
13:34, 2019-05-29

Opinion: Merkel must step up her China strategy On her latest visit to China, Angela Merkel managed to sign 11 deals and also brought up the Hong Kong crisis. But she failed to take a genuinely courageous and determined stance on China, says Maximi...
20:00, 2019-09-09

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in just over a week German chancellor will travel to G20 despite visibly shaking at public event in BerlinAngela Merkel has travelled to the G20 summit in Japan, despite experiencing a second bout of shaking in just over...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
20:34, 2019-06-28

EU should not let itself be scared into Brexit renegotiation: Merkel ally 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 s...
22:34, 2019-08-29

Putin knows we want Ukraine gas transit to continue, says Merkel Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed that he is aware of Germany's demand that Ukraine continues to transport gas to Europe after the opening of the Nordstream 2 pipeline, German Chancellor A...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Merkel: Backstop alternative might be found in 30 days Boris Johnson will meet French president Emmanuel Macron later today where he is likely to receive a more brutal assessment of the EU's position on Brexit than that given by the German chancellor Ange...
03:17, 2019-08-22

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said T...
23:17, 2019-06-11

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
20:17, 2019-07-13

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German government said on Friday....
12:51, 2019-05-24

Merkel wants close Britain-EU partnership after Brexit Germany wants Britain to maintain a close partnership with the European Union after its divorce from the bloc, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday....
16:00, 2019-08-14

Angela Merkel, defense minister to fly to US on two planes The German chancellor and the defense minister will fly concurrently to the east coast of the US on separate jets. Merkel is attending the UN climate summit days after announcing a major drive to cut ...
11:51, 2019-09-22

Reforming EU won't block Balkan enlargement: Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union cannot admit more members until its governance mechanisms have become more efficient need not delay the accession of Balkan countries to...
17:17, 2019-07-05

Merkel stands with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with...
10:34, 2019-07-20

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leake...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence...
15:34, 2019-07-17

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives despite heavy losses in a state vot...
22:17, 2019-05-26

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the ...
20:34, 2019-05-27

Germany’s Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure of Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy ...
06:17, 2019-08-22

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's o...
22:51, 2019-05-27

The Latest: Merkel wants quick deal on head of EU Commission German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’d like to see a quick agreement on who should run the European Union’s executive branch, a matter on which her own governing coalition so far is divided...
20:51, 2019-05-27

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next European Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should no...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Text: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Merkel Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the "undemocratic" Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel o...
20:51, 2019-08-21

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third bout of shaking in as many weeks at a public event ...
15:00, 2019-07-10

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th anniversary of the failed assassination attempt on th...
20:17, 2019-07-13

Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has been noticed during public appearances....
16:17, 2019-07-10

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revived questions about her health....
16:17, 2019-07-10

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she favors issuance of CO2 certificates to reduce such ...
08:34, 2019-08-14

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wednesday, though she insisted she was fine and that "...
19:17, 2019-07-10

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threatening compliance with Germany's climate targets fo...
19:17, 2019-06-04

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across the bloc say the defense minister's bid for the job ...
11:34, 2019-07-12

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Green made major gains, larger parties received a drubbing in last weekend's...
17:17, 2019-06-01

Merkel says international corporate tax situation unfavorable for Germany The international corporate taxation landscape has changed to Germany's disadvantage recently, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that her ruling coalition would try to address this....
11:17, 2019-06-04

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what s...
02:51, 2019-05-31

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
02:00, 2019-05-31

Angela Merkel: you’re on hols, so less of the despotism please | Rebecca Nicholson The German chancellor’s vacation reading speaks volumesOne of the reasons I tend not to mind the tinny hiss of other people’s headphones on public transport is that I am a horribly nosey person. Recen...
00:34, 2019-08-11

The Latest: EU nomination creates domestic strife for Merkel The nomination of German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen to lead the European Union’s executive Commission has created new strife in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition at home....
16:34, 2019-07-03

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal preparation for the European Commission, says DW's Ma...
20:34, 2019-07-03

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism about his "alternative arrangements" to the Irish ...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
00:00, 2019-06-12

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll shows Germans want the CSU/CDU and the SPD to stay...
07:34, 2019-06-11

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners th...
03:17, 2019-07-08

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain ...
06:34, 2019-08-18

Germany's Merkel defends talk of 'European champions' German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government's advocacy of creating "European champions" in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country's main industry lobby group....
13:34, 2019-06-04

Merkel successor denies urging ex-spy chief's ejection The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats insists she has not called for ex-domestic intel boss Hans-Georg Maassen's exclusion from the party. The ex-spy chief has been accused of sympathizing ...
03:34, 2019-08-18

Merkel ally AKK suggests party exclusion for ex-spy chief Germany’s ex-spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen faces possible exclusion from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over his alleged far-right stance. The call comes CDU party chief Annegret Kramp-Karren...
18:34, 2019-08-17

UK's Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel next week: Guardian British leader Boris Johnson will travel to meet his French and German counterparts on Tuesday and Wednesday next week, in his first foreign engagements since becoming prime minister last month, a Gua...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Merkel sits during ceremony amid bouts of shaking Amid questions about her health after bouts of shaking, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday sat through national anthems at a ceremony welcoming the Danish prime minister to Berlin. Merkel, 64...
22:34, 2019-07-11

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel's CDU has had to reiterate it won't cooperate with ...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Merkel, Seen Trembling At Event, Says Had "3 Glasses Of Water, I'm Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat....
07:34, 2019-06-19

Merkel meets Palestinians’ Abbas for talks in Berlin Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany continues to believe a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians is the only way for both peoples “to live in peace and security.”...
14:00, 2019-08-29

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian v...
19:34, 2019-05-23

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US leader's attacks "go against what makes America gr...
19:51, 2019-07-19

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
18:34, 2019-06-18

Angela Merkel calls for quick end to US-China trade row The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancellor also stressed that a peaceful solution is needed ...
09:17, 2019-09-06

Germany's Angela Merkel urges China to do more for climate German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the importance of international cooperation on both global warming and global trade in a speech to Chinese students. She also criticized China's social c...
09:34, 2019-09-08

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ?Herculean task? While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fueled by renewable power....
15:00, 2019-09-12

Germany: Merkel’s partners mull how to choose new leader Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that could help determine how long the German leader’s government lasts...
09:17, 2019-06-24

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a solution to the Chinese city’s political cris...
23:17, 2019-09-06

Angela Merkel opens new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau The German chancellor was in the eastern town of Dessau to open the new Bauhaus Museum, marking the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. The surprisingly eclectic Bauhaus style shaped the 20t...
20:00, 2019-09-09

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation....
22:17, 2019-05-24

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing....
16:51, 2019-09-06

Angela Merkel demands more climate action and less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "deindustrializing" the country in the name of a "green-...
23:34, 2019-09-11

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged the German Chancellor to use her trip to China to speak on behalf of pro-democracy protesters. Meanwhile, reports suggest Lam is expected to withdraw the controversial extra...
10:51, 2019-09-04

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU execu...
03:34, 2019-06-21

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but insisted: “I’m fine....
12:17, 2019-06-29

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel blames dehydration for shaking German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she’s doing better, after starting to visibly shake when standing next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the hot sun...
14:51, 2019-06-18

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan....
15:17, 2019-06-28

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had since drunk water and was feeling better....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Germany’s Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to what she considers “the strength of America.”...
13:34, 2019-07-19

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
23:34, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shaking The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she's doing better, after ...
16:51, 2019-06-18

Angela Merkel in China: A trip fraught with difficulties The German chancellor is a regular visitor to China. But amid economic and political unrest, her upcoming talks with the Chinese leadership are expected to be far from straightforward....
17:51, 2019-09-05

Merkel-Macron meeting fails to resolve row over EU leadership Donald Tusk ‘more cautious than optimistic’ that leaders can reach a deal this weekAngela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron have clashed again over who will fill the EU’s most senior posts, prompting one fru...
19:51, 2019-06-20

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to de...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is schedu...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chanceller...
16:51, 2019-06-18

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
20:17, 2019-07-13

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shaking while meeting the Ukrainian president outside her...
16:34, 2019-06-19

Germany’s Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery...
14:51, 2019-06-18

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
08:17, 2019-07-08

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday....
10:51, 2019-07-01

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses....
04:51, 2019-06-05

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in Germany at 27%....
23:17, 2019-06-15

Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon 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...
00:34, 2019-08-31

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) ...
08:17, 2019-07-17

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglec...
19:51, 2019-06-05

Merkel's government delivers on promises, but voters aren't convinced The German government is working at a "record-breaking" pace according to a new study, but only 10% of voters agree. With state elections looming, time is running out for Berlin to convince the public...
17:17, 2019-08-19

Angela Merkel tells parliament: More climate action, less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "deindustrializing" the country in the name of a "green-...
16:34, 2019-09-11

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
19:51, 2019-09-06

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond 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 targ...
20:17, 2019-08-25

'Earthquake' elections in east Germany could jolt Merkel's coalition Elections in two east German states on Sunday are set to yield a surge in support for the far right and raise the pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat (SPD) coalition pa...
02:34, 2019-09-01

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of shaking episodes this week that have raised question...
18:34, 2019-07-13

Merkel's Cabinet agrees 'climate packet,' environmentalists say it's paltry Germany's Cabinet has agreed a climate packet, including carbon dioxide pricing via emission certificates, costlier fuels, cheaper rail, and a ban on oil heaters from 2026. A leading Green was "bitter...
23:51, 2019-09-20

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
21:51, 2019-06-16

Merkel meets Orban in Hungary to commemorate 'Pan-European Picnic' The two leaders have met as part of the commemorations of the symbolic event that led to an exodus of East Germans to the West. Merkel thanked Hungary for its role in bringing down the Iron Curtain....
13:17, 2019-08-19

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a mem...
19:00, 2019-06-08

Angela Merkel calls for peaceful resolution in Hong Kong The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancellor also stressed that a peaceful solution is needed ...
14:17, 2019-09-06

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the ...
18:34, 2019-08-17

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on climate change and social inequality....
13:51, 2019-05-22

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has claimed Angela Merkel would be willing to renegotiate...
15:51, 2019-06-09

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month's European Parliame...
18:34, 2019-06-09

YouTuber’s viral video puts Merkel’s party on defensive BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star’s viral video attacking the party’s stance on climate change and s...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Pressure mounts on Merkel's heir apparent before state elections Future of CDU’s Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer uncertain after series of misstepsShe was meant to be the “mini-Merkel” who would grow to fill the German chancellor’s shoes. But after a series of own goals...
14:34, 2019-08-29

Germany’s far right is set to challenge Angela Merkel’s grip in upcoming elections After an electoral surge in 2017, the Alternative for Germany, a far-right party once considered fringe, could come in first or second during state elections Sunday in two large German states....
14:00, 2019-08-30

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
15:17, 2019-06-22

German Chancellor Merkel opens new Bauhaus museum in Dessau The eastern German city of Dessau is marking the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design with a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic buildings...
05:34, 2019-09-09

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques of policies championed by President Trump....
05:34, 2019-05-31

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month...
10:34, 2019-06-09

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what s...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Merkel seeks to scotch rumours of a rift with chosen successor German chancellor dismisses as ‘rubbish’ claims she thinks CDU leader is not up to jobAngela Merkel has sought to scotch rumours of a rift with her party’s new leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, dism...
16:17, 2019-05-29

Merkel: European mission in Strait of Hormuz likely to be discussed in Finland German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she believed the idea of a European naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz would be discussed again at informal meetings of European foreign and defens...
16:00, 2019-08-14

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushba...
20:00, 2019-08-16

The Latest: Italy’s Conte: Merkel asked about rescue captain ROME (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says he has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the fate of the migrant rescue sh...
17:00, 2019-07-01

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
19:51, 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with...
21:17, 2019-07-19

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commissio...
14:17, 2019-07-02

Merkel: With imagination, Irish 'backstop' issue can be solved in 30 days German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested on Wednesday that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the sticking point of the Irish backstop in the next 30 days, a possible signal she is willing t...
20:51, 2019-08-21

Future in doubt for Merkel’s German govt after ally quits German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she won’t run for a fifth term, but the departure of a top ally in her often-cantankerous coalition has raised new doubts about whether her government will survive...
16:17, 2019-06-03

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, German politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Aman...
15:51, 2019-05-28

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Angela Merkel Sits Through National Anthems After Shaking Spells Angela Merkel remained seated during national anthems at an official ceremony on Thursday, as the German chancellor apparently sought to prevent a repeat of uncontrollable shaking with a rare change.....
02:51, 2019-07-12

Angela Merkel tells Harvard grads to 'tear down walls' The chancellor has addressed students at the elite university, encouraging them to shape the future. Her halting speech appeared to contain a few digs on President Donald Trump, without mentioning him...
02:51, 2019-05-31

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition with the center-...
16:51, 2019-06-02

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments The German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen, saying it goes against the strength of America....
14:51, 2019-07-19

Most Germans expect Merkel coalition to last to 2021, poll shows 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 ser...
15:51, 2019-09-05

In protocol breach, Merkel sits to welcome Danish PM after shaking bouts German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down at a ceremony to welcome Denmark's prime minister on Thursday, a day after she shook visibly when standing to receive Finland's premier - her third bout of sha...
13:51, 2019-07-11

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists call on Angela Merkel for help Hong Kong pro-democracy activist leader Joshua Wong has appealed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for help ahead of her upcoming visit to China....
00:51, 2019-09-05

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned following the party’s worst-ever election result a week...
15:34, 2019-06-02

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
16:51, 2019-06-20

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are finding mainstream support in Germany and other parts ...
06:17, 2019-05-28

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head....
19:51, 2019-06-03

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitism Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany and the country has a historical responsibility to ...
17:34, 2019-05-28

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before ...
19:00, 2019-07-05

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
21:17, 2019-05-26

Far-right surge in east German votes could jolt Merkel's coalition 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 par...
18:00, 2019-09-01

Majority of Germans support Angela Merkel, want her to finish term Germans see Chancellor Merkel as a force of stability in a crisis-ridden world, a recent survey has shown. Despite her popularity, a majority are dissatisfied with her government but not enough to bac...
01:51, 2019-09-06

Buoyed by state votes, Germany's AfD takes aim at Merkel coalition 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 ...
00:51, 2019-09-02

Merkel allies weather far-right surge in German regional elections 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 immedia...
00:51, 2019-09-02

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel to face off over stalemate Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deafening. What is Johnson hoping to achieve in Berlin?...
20:17, 2019-08-20

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
16:51, 2019-05-25

German SPD's record low in poll puts strain on Merkel's coalition 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 ...
20:51, 2019-06-15

EU leaders want to settle on EU Commission chief by June summit: Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that EU leaders had agreed they would try to settle on a candidate to head the EU executive, the European Commission, by the next time they meet for a s...
22:51, 2019-05-28

Angela Merkel sits for anthems after latest shaking episode German chancellor reportedly requests change of protocol after third bout of tremblingAngela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthems during a ceremony welcoming Denmark’s prime minis...
16:51, 2019-07-11

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's president has now given his backing for Angela Merkel to ta...
23:34, 2019-06-12

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
01:17, 2019-07-20

Angela Merkel issues warning about rise of nationalism in Europe ​G​erman Chancellor Angela Merkel said the “specters of the past” must be confronted as she warned of the rise of nationalism in Europe and around the globe. ​”In Germany, obviously,...
20:34, 2019-05-28

Merkel hosts UK PM Johnson in Berlin as Brexit drama grows German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Berlin as Britain and the European Union are hurtling toward a costly no-deal Brexit in October...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Be on your guard, Hong Kong activists tell Merkel before China trip 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...
05:51, 2019-09-04

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled. Politicians revealing health issues is no longer ...
11:34, 2019-07-12

Pompeo to meet with Merkel next week at start of Europe visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel that had been scheduled earlier this month, but were ...
21:34, 2019-05-24

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Aman...
01:17, 2019-05-29

How to Avoid Getting Pickpocketed Last year, several groups of pickpocketers profited off oblivious commuters on New York City’s subway system. “I open the purses, put my hands in, and take the wallets out,” one pickpocketer, who was ...
17:51, 2019-08-21

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun – and later blamed dehydration for her tremors. Merkel’s entire body ...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Germany's Greens hit poll high, ahead of Merkel's bloc: survey The opposition Greens have hit a record high in a new opinion poll, pulling ahead of Angela Merkel's conservatives. The center-left SPD have dropped even further, slipping behind the far-right Alterna...
02:51, 2019-06-07

Angela Merkel sits during welcoming ceremony following third public shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat during a welcoming ceremony for the Danish prime minister Thursday, just one day after she was seen visibly shaking for the third time in less than a month. ...
19:34, 2019-07-11

WATCH: Angela Merkel filmed shaking during German national anthem German Chancellor Angela Merkel was filmed shaking repeatedly while listening to her country's national anthem, prompting fears she was suffering from dehydration, stress, or even Parkinson's disease....
21:34, 2019-06-20

Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened, warns key ally of Angela Merkel A key ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel today stressed that she and other EU leaders were adamant that the Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened....
20:17, 2019-07-24

Angela Merkel, Jair Bolsonaro discuss aid for Amazon in 'productive' conversation Their telephone call followed strained relations in recent weeks between Bolsonaro and Europe over combating wildfires in Brazil. Bolsonaro said Europe has "nothing to teach" Brazil about preserving t...
10:00, 2019-08-31

How Germany Finds a Leader If Angela Merkel Steps Down Early: QuickTake German Chancellor Angela Merkel has always said she wants to serve out her fourth term, even after ruling out another re-election bid and stepping down last year as leader of her Christian Democratic ...
17:00, 2019-07-11

German Greens explore leftist state alliance, in warning to Merkel Germany's Greens have proposed holding coalition talks in the city state of Bremen with the Social Democrats and far-left Linke, in a reminder to Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives that even if ...
15:17, 2019-06-06

Merkel's shaking episodes fuel debate about German power handover German Chancellor Angela Merkel's bouts of shaking at public events are firing up a debate among some of her Christian Democrats about whether she should pass power to her protege sooner than a planne...
02:17, 2019-07-12

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners ...
06:34, 2019-06-02

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government....
10:51, 2019-06-02

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue....
00:00, 2019-08-15

Merkel promises to meet defense spending target amid U.S. criticism German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was taking Berlin's commitment toward its NATO allies seriously to further increase defense spending toward the agreed target....
19:00, 2019-08-13

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says Hong Kong Freedom Must Be Guaranteed German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, her spokesman said....
12:17, 2019-09-06

Merkel to face angry tenants as Germany debates rent caps BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing tenants angry over rising rents in a country where home ownership is traditionally low. Merkel is speaking Friday at a meeting in Cologne of the...
12:34, 2019-06-14

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to hav...
22:34, 2019-07-16

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that the remarks he made were unbecoming of “the s...
21:34, 2019-07-19

Germany: Merkel party colleagues elect far-right extremist to local council Local leaders of Angela Merkel's CDU and the center-left SPD have been left horrified after their representatives elected a member of the far-right NPD to head a local authority. There were no alterna...
09:34, 2019-09-08

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
13:51, 2019-07-17

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across he...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Angela Merkel opens International Motor Show with climate warning The chancellor called on the auto industry to put more effort into research and investment into electric vehicles. Germany's automotive industry chief said more regulations were not the answer to sust...
18:34, 2019-09-12

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want to avoid a no-deal Brexit, but differ on how to ac...
03:51, 2019-08-22

1st woman — mother of 7 and Merkel disciple — is nominated to lead EU’s executive commission Ursula von der Leyen, a surprise choice to become the next head of the European Commission, is a strong supporter of closer European cooperation who has been Germany’s defense minister since 2013 and ...
23:34, 2019-07-02

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked questions about her health....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Germany's Merkel insists on two-state solution in Israel-Palestine conflict German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have held talks in Berlin. Abbas called for Europe to play a greater role in the Middle East peace process because he says the U...
21:00, 2019-08-29

Angela Merkel urges 'humility' towards nature at Iceland climate meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Iceland for talks with leaders of Nordic countries. Climate is expected to dominate the agenda, and Merkel has called for 'humility' in our treatment of the envir...
10:51, 2019-08-20