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Germany: 'No rift' between Chancellor Angela Merkel and likely successor

The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats has dismissed claims she was thrown off the chancellor's plane to the US due to a row. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is widely tipped to replace Merkel as chancellor.

Germany: Angela 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 "bitterly disappointed."


Germany Inc. waits on Merkel’s CO2 plan: Here is what’s at stake

With wildfires sweeping the east of the country and record temperatures disrupting summer travel, the governing parties were punished in local elections as support for the Greens surged.

#TrumpNotWelcome trends in Germany after Trump says he'd like to visit 'soon'

Merkel couldn't contain a surprised smile at Trump's announcement, but social media users weren't so gracious. The mayor of Trump's grandparents' hometown shrugged at the news.

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort

Despite the Brexit tensions, diplomats played down the likelihood of Trump and Johnson joining hands against the rest, citing Britain's foreign policy alignment with Europe on issues from Iran and trade to climate change.

Does Germany need a stimulus package to cope with recession?

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has been mulling an economic stimulus package, should Europe's largest economy slide into a full-blown recession. It would mark a departure from a policy of balanced annual budgets.


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.

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments

Merkel joined other international leaders who have criticized Trump. The US president had tweeted that the congresswomen from the Democratic Party should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came."

A political murder and far-right terrorism: Germany’s new hateful reality

Far-right militancy is resurgent in Germany, in ways that are new and very old, horrifying a country that prides itself on dealing honestly with its murderous past.

German leader Merkel says 'I'm fine' after shaking at events

Last week, Merkel's whole body shook as she stood outside in hot weather alongside Ukraine's president.

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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.

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Germany: 'Merkel must go!' say anti-refugee and anti-TTIP protesters

Scores of people gathered to condemn German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her policies at a protest in Radolfzell, Monday, as she visited a dairy factory in the town. Protesters held banners and placards condemning her policy on refugees, TTIP and calling for her “to go.” One protester, Resch Hans, called the TTIP agreement “secret” and […]

Aleppo: Germany and Turkey call on NATO for help with refugees

Turkey and Germany plan to seek help from NATO allies in monitoring the flow of migrants trying to get to Europe from Syria via Turkey and the Aegean Sea. Angela Merkel and Ahmet Davotoglu said the matter would be officially and jointly raised at a meeting of NATO defence ministers on Thursday. “Turkey and Germany […]