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Climate diplomacy is even more fraught in the coronavirus age

April 29, 2020 3:05 pm

As governments prepare to unveil trillion-dollar packages to save and stimulate economies after the virus lockdowns, most officials at the conference spoke about the need to tackle both global health and the climate crisis.

European Union leaders fail to agree on new 7-year budget

February 22, 2020 11:26 am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the difference between the member states was too big to compromise on while the EU Council President Charles Michel said: "We need more time."

Germany: Ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder accuses Angela Merkel of 'fatal mistakes'

February 12, 2020 3:28 pm

As the leading candidates to replace Angela Merkel jostle for positions, Christian Social Union chief Markus Söder cautioned the sister party, the CDU, against a "total break with the Merkel era.

Angela Merkel: German firms face hurdles in India’s bureaucratic labyrinth

November 03, 2019 4:28 am

Angela Merkel said: “I am being accompanied on this trip by a business delegation... many medium-sized business owners who have to learn how to find their way through the bureaucratic labyrinth.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit India on November 1

October 25, 2019 10:32 pm

Germany is the seventh-largest foreign direct investor in India since April 2000. Germany's total FDI in India from April 2000 until March 2019 amounted to 11.7 billion US dollars.

Germany's Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists

June 25, 2019 1:27 pm

Far-right extremists ``need to be fought from the beginning without any taboo,'' Merkel said Saturday at a gathering of Lutheran Protestants in the western city of Dortmund.

Germany builds 285,900 new houses, highest in 16 years

May 29, 2019 7:23 pm

In Berlin, activists have started collecting signatures to force a local vote on a motion that would require the city to take back properties from any landlord that owns more than 3,000 apartments.

Who could possibly replace Angela Merkel? Here are some of the contenders

October 30, 2018 6:58 pm

Whoever is elected to lead the Christian Democrats after Angela Merkel would be well positioned to eventually succeed her as Germany’s leader, as well, greatly raising the stakes in the December contest.

End of era beckons as sources say Angela Merkel to give up Christian Democrats party chair

October 29, 2018 5:51 pm

When Angela Merkel came into office in 2005, George W. Bush was US president, Jacques Chirac was in the Elysee Palace in Paris and Tony Blair was British prime minister.

Germany: Angela Merkel's government braces for high-stakes state election

October 28, 2018 2:58 pm

Angela Merkel's preferred successor as leader of her conservatives, CDU Secretary General Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has warned the SPD that pulling out of the ruling coalition after the Hesse vote would trigger a federal election.