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Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany?

With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy.

Merkel urges divided Germans to pull together in 2019

In her New Year speech, Merkel said she recognised that many Germans "bemoaned" the ruling coalition that took office in March, an alliance of her conservative bloc and the centre-left Social Democrats, which has been blighted by infighting.


German government seeks to end standoff over spy chief

The center-left Social Democrats want Hans-Georg Maassen removed for appearing to downplay recent violence against migrants, but conservative Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has stood by him.

German SPD members back coalition with Angela Merkel

The vote clears the way for a re-run of the 'grand coalition' that has governed Germany since 2013, putting an end to more than four months of political uncertainty in Europe's largest economy.

Angela Merkel vows to restrict trade with Turkey over arrests 

Turkey and Germany are also at odds over Berlin's refusal to extradite asylum seekers Erdogan accuses of involvement in the botched coup against him.

Ready to end dispute with its Gulf Arab neighbours: Qatar emir

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar on June 5, accusing the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas of financing terrorism and cozying up to their arch-rival Iran.


Angela Merkel says car industry must work hard to rebuild trust

"A lot of trust has been destroyed. That is why the industry must do everything to win back confidence, in its own interest and that of employees and German industry," Merkel said.

Merkel calls on Hungary to implement court ruling on refugee distribution

During the Mediterranean migrant crisis of 2015, hundreds of thousand of refugees arrived in the Balkans, Italy and Greece. That prompted the EU to impose mandatory quotas on its member countries for relocating asylum seekers.

Turkish travel warning for Germany 'bad joke', says Angela Merkel aide

In a tit-for-tat update to its own travel guidance, Turkey on Saturday warned citizens living in or travelling to Germany "to be cautious, taking into account the situation in Germany where they could risk xenophobic or racist treatment".

Chancellor Angela Merkel and the refugees: How German leader emerged from a political abyss

Two years since she opened Germany's borders to asylum seekers to avert what she says was a looming humanitarian disaster, and saw her popularity slide as a result, Merkel has climbed her way out of the deepest hole of her political career.

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'Make in India' not a slogan, it is a movement: PM Narendra Modi in Germany

PM Narendra Modi said that global collaboration & support were crucial to meet the objectives of development.