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Angela Merkel's party to decide her successor in January

November 01, 2020 1:36 pm

There are three contenders for leadership of Angela Merkel's center-right CDU party. The winner will be decided in mid-January.

France and Germany prepare for lockdown as cases surge in the two countries

October 28, 2020 4:13 pm

Germany recorded 14,964 new cases across the country in the past days, taking the total since the start of the outbreak to 4,49,275. Meanwhile, France reported 523 virus-related deaths in 24 hours Tuesday, the highest daily tally since April, bringing its overall death toll to 35,541.

Angela Merkel is shying away from action that would really hurt Putin

October 07, 2020 10:23 am

German prosecutors say the Russian government was also to blame for a cyberattack on the Bundestag five years ago and a gangland-style killing in a Berlin city park in 2019.

Spain’s toxic politics, health woes have got Merkel worried

October 05, 2020 2:30 pm

For years, officials in the rest of Europe have been able to turn a blind eye to the acrimony and dysfunction in Spain as the economy kept humming along. But after the euro’s fourth-biggest economy plunged into Europe’s worst recession yet, they are being forced to take a closer look.

Germany marks low-key 30th anniversary of reunification

October 03, 2020 4:24 pm

Germany was reunited on October 3, 1990, after four decades of Cold War division. While much progress has been made since then, economic and other differences between the west and the less-prosperous east still persist.

Russia's Alexei Navalny victim of 'attempted murder': Angela Merkel

September 02, 2020 11:35 pm

Testing by a German military lab determined that Navalny was poisoned with the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok.

EU leaders clinch 750 billion-Euro coronavirus Recovery Fund

July 21, 2020 11:45 am

The deal presents a victory for German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, who drafted an early outline for the proposal in May. The emergency fund will give out 390 billion euros of grants and 360 billion euros of low-interest loans.

With Angela Merkel at the helm, Europe faces a crisis with many fronts

July 01, 2020 2:42 pm

For a leader who has steered Europe through two economic meltdowns, a migration crisis and a simmering showdown with Russia, Angela Merkel’s final act as German chancellor may be her biggest performance yet.

Trump’s troop plan stuns Germany and rocks the Postwar order

June 07, 2020 12:24 pm

It’s the latest sign of the U.S.’s deterioration of ties with a loyal ally, one that not only hosts most of its troops in Europe but also has seen them fuel the local economy.

Germany stamps authority on Lufthansa with $9.8 billion lifeline

May 26, 2020 8:59 am

Berlin, which has set up a 100 billion euro fund to take stakes in companies struck by the coronavirus crisis, said it plans to sell the Lufthansa stake by the end of 2023.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets PM Modi ahead of trade talks

November 01, 2019 1:15 pm

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on a two-day visit to India. It’s the fifth time that both India and Germany are holding ministerial talks.

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

December 28, 2015 9:16 am

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

October 17, 2015 8:00 am

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

October 06, 2015 3:04 pm

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

October 05, 2015 2:15 pm

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

April 13, 2015 6:12 pm

Narendra Modi enters the second day of his Germany visit.