Tag: Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel's conservatives ruling coalition has fallen which could likely increase a chance for a federal election next year.
Andrea Nahles has come under intense pressure after voters handed the centre-left party its worst score in European elections a week ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's favoured successor gets into controversy with her apparent call to limit free speech around elections stoking further anger rather than putting down a raging youth-led YouTube revolt.
If the SPD loses Bremen to the conservative Christian Democrats, pressure will mount on party leader Andrea Nahles to stand down or break with the federal coalition.
With the impending European elections, Merkel and Macron's risk straining their ties as they both have different political priorities.
The wind park is a key project for Germany's "energy transition".
EU members are keen to ensure a semi-detached Britain does not seek leverage in Brexit talks.
Merkel believes in the possibility of a Brexit deadline expansion, stating it would be discussed further at the coming EU Summit.
After more than two years of tortuous discussions about the minutiae of the separation, EU leaders are weary of London's failure to agree its own divorce and patience is wearing thin.
Merkel said any decision on a delay to Brexit would be taken after the British parliament had voted.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants Germany part of the EU permanent seat in the UN Security Council but her European reform vision is at odds with French's Emmanuel Macron.
The threat of the UK leaving the EU with no deal at the end of the month now seems all but gone, with an extension to the deadline a far likelier outcome.
Hungary's Viktor Orban vows to push the centre-right European People’s Party towards the far-right on issues such as migration.
The BND complex now houses 4,000 of the spy agency's 6,500 staff.
The German chancellor said her meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was "between two national leaders who want to work together.
Merkel says it is everyone's responsibility to ensure "zero tolerance" of xenophobia and all forms of anti-Semitism.
In a bid to counter growing eurosceptic nationalism before elections to the European Parliament in May, Merkel has stressed the importance of close cooperation within the bloc.
Tensions linger over wartime reparations for the World War II Nazi occupation of Greece.
A preliminary analysis showed the data had been obtained through "wrongful use of log-in information for cloud services, email accounts or social networks."
The German chancellor says climate change, immigration and the fight against terrorism cannot be solved by countries going it alone.
Brexit was plunged into chaos on Monday when May finally acknowledged that British lawmakers would not accept her current deal.
The career politician dubbed "mini Merkel" by the media is now in pole position to lead Germany's biggest party into the next general election, set for 2021.
Merkel's fateful decision in 2015 to keep Germany's borders open to asylum seekers had deeply split the country.
Merkel's call came as Trump again mocked French President Emmanuel Macron for his own suggestion for a European army, a proposal that Washington fears could overshadow the Nato alliance.