A telephone conference between Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, French President Francois Hollande, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scheduled for 19:00 GMT.
Who is the current leader? Angela Merkel of Germany? Stephen Harper of Canada? David Cameron of the U.K.? Or none of the above?
Tim Cook’s international tour continues. After visiting BILD, Chancellor Angela Merkel and an Apple Store in Germany, and President Reuven Rivlin in Israel, he was photographed today in the Apple Store in London’s Covent Garden. Business...Show More Summary
The German parliament has voted in favour of an extension to the Greek bailout programme. The motion was approved by 542 votes. 32 MPs voted against it. German cancellor Angela Merkel had supported the extension, but many members ofShow More Summary
Bloomberg: Merkel Tested by Dissent on Greek Bailout in Her Party. Chancellor Angela Merkel faces increased dissent within her governing coalition over extending Greece’s bailout as part of her goal of keeping the euro area intact. While...Show More Summary
Mitchel Broussard, writing for MacRumors on this report from French-language iGeneration (Google translation to English) about Tim Cook’s trip to Germany: While on a trip in Germany to visit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and meet...Show More Summary
Germany's largest party, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, are overwhelmingly in favour of the deal negotiated to extend Greece's bailout package, according to Reuters. Of the party's 311 lawmakers, only 22 oppose the extension...Show More Summary
Tim Cook is currently touring Europe, and one of his most recent meetings was with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. BILD reports that Cook met with Merkel before he visited the newspaper's office in Berlin. Here's the only photo of Cook and Merkel's meeting that has been released so far: Cook told BILD about his conversation with Merkel. Show More Summary
In case you're behind on Greek debt bailout negotiations, here's a crude summary of what's going on in rap form. Later in the video, both Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin make appearances: SEE ALSO: Neo-Marxist philosopher and cultural...Show More Summary
John McCain’s shame is in not providing weapons to Ukraine, as he told Bob Schieffer. For starters, McCain called German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande “shameful” because they, according to him, ”legitimized, for the first time in 70 years, the dismemberment of a country in Europe.” “The Ukrainians aren’t asking for American boots [...]
Greek request for an extension of its loan agreement is a "good signal", but not sufficient in its current form. ||| Berlin - A spokeswoman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the latest Greek request for an extension of its loan...Show More Summary
The world's most powerful woman earned her Ph.D. in quantum physics, presides over the richest economy in Europe, and is the central broker in a massive euro-bailout deal. Germany's Angela Merkel is the undisputed leader of her political party, and she faces hardly any opposition in her now third parliamentary term as chancellor. Show More Summary
Karl-Georg Wellmann, a lawmaker in Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union has warned that, despite its efforts to avoid arms being provided to Ukraine, Germany "will no longer be able to stop weapons deliveries from from the U.S....Show More Summary
It's one minute to midnight for the euro. The standoff between Greece and its creditors, led by Germany, looks increasingly like it could lead to the first nation exiting the common currency. The new Greek government's suspension of state-asset sales and plans to rehire government workers and...
[youtube:HZYR5NVB8XA] When Chancellor Angela Merkel's gave the annual Lowy Lecture in November the day after the end of the G20 Summit in Brisbane, The Guardian (UK) called it a 'major shift in European geo-politics.' Now we know why. In...Show More Summary
FROM Washington to Athens, politicians and economists who often have little in common all agree that Germany under Chancellor Angela Merkel is largely wrong about economic policy. Germany's apparent economic strengths--the lowest unemployment...Show More Summary
A cease-fire brokered by Angela Merkel and François Hollande went into effect in Ukraine last night, the New York Times reports. Aleksandr Zakharchenko, leader of the breakaway Donetsk People's Republic, has announced that it would not apply to Debaltseve, one of the war in Ukraine's key battlefields. Read more...
"Jatszoter" (playground) proclaims HVG, a magazine, above a graphic of Hungary as a seesaw. Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is at one end, Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, at the other. It is a fitting image, given that Mr Putin is due in Budapest on February 17th, two weeks after Mrs Merkel. Show More Summary
The world's most powerful woman works in the world's largest government office building. Located in the center of Berlin, Angela Merkel's Bundeskanzleramt (Germany Chancellery) is approximately 10 times the size of the White House. The...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel had an extremely busy week. German newspaper Bild has already called it "the hardest 30 hours in the Chancellor's life." In eight days, she flew from Kyev to Berlin, to Moscow, to Munich, to Washington DC and Ottawa, then back to Berlin, Minsk, and finally Brussels. Show More Summary