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Hackers dump data on Chancellor Angela Merkel, hundreds of German politicians

Hackers tried to infiltrate computers of think tanks associated with the governing CDU and SPD parties in 2017. A year earlier, scammers set up a fake server in Latvia to flood German lawmakers with phishing emails.

Germany: New head of Angela Merkel's party seeks to build bridges with rivals

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a Merkel ally close to her centrist stance, was elected as chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union on Friday.


Merkel's party votes for new leader, and new era in Germany

Merkel said in October she would step down as party chief but remain chancellor, an effort to manage her exit after a series of setbacks since her divisive decision in 2015 to keep German borders open to refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.

German leader Merkel on her way to G20 after plane problem

Merkel's office said that she and a small delegation, including the finance minister took a different government plane to Madrid on Friday morning, and then boarded a commercial flight to Buenos Aires.

German minister looks to tax cuts as economy contracts

Economy Minister Peter Altmaier, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing conservatives, said he was focused on cutting high German corporate taxes following tax cuts in the United States, Britain and soon France.

Angela Merkel says stepping down as German Chancellor will not weaken her on world stage

"I don't believe that anything will change about the negotiating position in international negotiations - one can even say I have more time to concentrate on my tasks as the head of government," she said on Tuesday.


Angela Merkel says she will step down as German Chancellor in 2021

Angela Merkel said,"Today it is time to begin a new chapter."

German Chancellor Merkel confronts fresh turmoil after historic Bavarian setback

The beneficiaries in Bavaria were the far-right Alternative for Germany, or AfD, which swept into the state parliament for the first time, and the Green party, whose support more than doubled.

German spy scandal exposes deep divisions in Angela Merkel government

The crisis blew up when the chief of the BfV intelligence agency, said he was not convinced far-right extremists had attacked migrants in the eastern city of Chemnitz last month.

Germany can't look away if Syria uses chemical weapons: Angela Merkel

Germany, the world's fourth-largest economy, is under pressure from the United States to boost military spending and shoulder more responsibility within NATO.

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Photos Of The Year: Vladimir Putin's workout, Mark Zuckerberg's daughter, Barack Obama's selfie

Russian President Vladimir Putin exercises in a gym, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are seen with their daughter named Max, Barack Obama poses for a selfie.

Top Frames: Hillary Clinton campaigns in Nevada, 13 died in Karachi landslide

Hillary Clinton greets members of the culinary workers union local 226 as she arrives to speak at a demonstration outside the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, At least 13 people, including seven children, died as a landslide hit shanties erected in Karachi's Gulistan-i-Jauhar area early Tuesday Ocotber 13.


PM Narendra Modi, Angela Merkel share 'Make in India' dream in Bengaluru

Merkel is on a three-day visit to India. On Monday, she held talks with PM Modi in New Delhi after the signing of 18 pacts between the two countries.

Angela Merkel meets PM Narendra Modi, receives ceremonial welcome before delegations meet

Angela Merkel, who is on a three-day visit to the capital and Bengaluru beginning Sunday, is meeting Modi under the framework of the Indo-German Intergovernmental Consultations.

Modi's Day 2 in Germany

Narendra Modi enters the second day of his Germany visit.