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Why Germany's 'Red State' Still Backs Angela Merkel
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:38

Bavaria in Germany is conservative and Christian. At first glance, it looks like Germany's Trump country. But the majority there are expected to vote ...

Global partners Trump and Merkel like 'oil and water'
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:28

The first time Donald Trump met Angela Merkel, pictures of their awkward non-handshake in the Oval Office went around the world - and the months that ...

Angela Merkel: Twelve years in power and still an enigma
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:31

In Depth Tue 19 Sep, AT 12:00 Angela Merkel: Twelve years in power and still an enigma The Week traces the German Chancell...

Why Angela Merkel Needs Donald Trump
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:34

Chancellor Angela Merkel may owe a debt of gratitude to Donald Trump for her commanding lead in the German general election. WSJ’s Anton Troianovski...

Top Merkel aide says far-right AfD 'profiting from press coverage'
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:24

Chief of Staff Peter Altmaier slammed the press for giving the right-wing nationalists too big a platform. Days ahead of national elections, Altmaier ...

Qatari emir meeting Merkel in 1st trip abroad since crisis
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:30

BERLIN (AP) — Qatar’s ruling emir arrived in Germany on Friday on his first trip abroad since a diplomatic crisis erupted between his tiny Gul...

German election: Can the Greens and FDP join Angela Merkel in a coalition?
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:20

The Greens and the Free Democrats have traditionally been bitter rivals in Germany. But will these two smaller parties put aside their differences for...

AfD leader called Merkel ‘a pig tasked by WWII victors to keep Germany down’: report
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:19

Alice Weidel is supposed to be the moderate face of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. But newspaper Welt am Sonntag claims to have se...

Merkel warns of consequences for EU asylum laggards
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 01:21

Countries that fail to take part in the quota scheme for assigning asylum seekers around the European Union could themselves be denied help in other a...

Germany’s Merkel urges diplomacy to solve dispute with North Korea
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 16:40

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed readiness to participate in diplomatic initiatives to end the dispute over North Korea’s weapons p...

Merkel rival Schulz pledges free vote on cannabis, angering conservatives
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 05:25

Social Democrat (SPD) leader Martin Schulz announced on Tuesday that he would allow a free vote on cannabis consumption. Now the government’s drug c...

Merkel deserves another term as German chancellor
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:45

The former physicist shows a welcome immunity to the mood of anti-science resentment that has infected some democracies.Nature 549 5 doi: 10.1038/5490...

More North Korea sanctions 'required urgently,' says Merkel
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:32

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urgently called for more sanctions over North Korea. Europe News

Merkel Dials Down Tone on Ending Turkey's EU Membership Bid
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 22:39

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said European Union leaders should decide whether to suspend or end membership talks with Turkey at its summit next mo...

David vs. Goliath: The Unequal Battle Between Martin Schulz and Angela Merkel
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:23

He started with a bang. But for months, Social Democratic chancellor candidate Martin Schulz has been having trouble gaining traction on the campaign ...

Merkel still the 'right person' to protect the European idea, senior advisor says
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:39

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is the "right person" to protect the European project throughout Brexit negotiations, a key political ally t...

Turkey blasts Germay's Merkel, Schulz on threat to end EU bid
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:09

Turkey has reacted strongly to comments by German Chancellor and her debate opponents for calls to end Ankara's talks of joining the European Union. ...

In Unusual Debate, Merkel and Schulz Find Common Ground
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 21:42

The main televised debate between Angela Merkel and Martin Schulz highlighted something that makes Germany unusual among large democracies: on many of...

Germany election: Merkel holds ground in TV debate
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:33

The German chancellor fends off her rival Martin Schulz in a televised election debate. BBC News - Europe

Angela Merkel trounces election rival Martin Schulz in TV debate
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:26

Angela Merkel has been judged by viewers to be the more credible candidate following the election debate with her SPD rival, Martin Schulz. DW looks a...

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