BERLIN (Reuters) - A German government spokesman confirmed on Monday that Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a telephone conversation on Sunday but declined to comment on the contents of their conversation.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed in a phone conversation on Sunday to maintain contact during talks between the cash-strapped country and its lenders to reach a debt deal, a Greek government official said. Show More Summary
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s appeal to German leader Angela Merkel angered certain EU finance ministers. ||| Riga - Euro-area finance ministers voiced their frustration with Greece after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tried to bypass their veto on financial aid with an appeal to Angela Merkel. Show More Summary
Greece’s prime minister painted a stark picture of the crisis facing Athens during talks with Germany’s Angela Merkel. ||| London - The Greek prime minister held talks with Angela Merkel on Thursday amid fears that his country could go bust as early as next week. Show More Summary
Alexis Tsipras and Angela Merkel to meet; Deutsche Bank to pay $2.14 Billion over Libor; Flash crash trader spurs debate about spoofing; "New York's 'noisiest lovers' revealed"; and more.
BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel was expected to press Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday to move faster to agree detailed economic reforms crucial to unlock international bailout funds before Athens runs out of cash.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's environment minister on Monday hit back at opposition from leading members of Angela Merkel's conservatives to a proposed coal levy, saying it risked jeopardizing the chancellor's credibility ahead of the G7 summit in June.
The decision by the United States to send 300 paratroopers into Ukraine may lead to a "dangerous" escalation in the conflict, which Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel is being urged to stand firm on to ensure does not spiral out of control.
Germany wants to host G20 international summit in 2017, and Chancellor Angela Merkel and her adviser Lars-Handrik Roeller have been working on this initiative recently, German magazine Spiegel reported Saturday.
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Joachim Gauck and hundreds of dignitaries and relatives of 150 people killed in last month's crash of a Germanwings jet packed Cologne's landmark cathedral Friday to pay tribute.
Hello! Here's what you need to know for Friday. 1. An estimated 1,500 people, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will attend a state memorial service Friday for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash. 2. Russian President...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Japan to join the China-led planned Asian Infrastructure Bank (AIIB), according to Japanese government sources.
DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders attempted on Monday to boost the German anti-Islam movement PEGIDA with a speech that mocked Chancellor Angela Merkel for saying Muslims "belong to Germany", but the demonstration failed to draw huge crowds.
The Senate Intelligence Committee was surprised to learn that the NSA was eavesdropping on German chancellor Angela Merkel during the Edward Snowden leaks. As a result, they've decided to build what the Associated Press calls "a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection" to better understand what's going on. That might be... More »
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' gamble in taking a two-day trip to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow may well pay-off, but may well be at the expense of the reputation and powerbase of German Chancellor Angela Mer...
By the time I arrived at the staging area in the French Alps last week, I was a day late to the biggest story in the world. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Françoise Hollande had just sped past me in a fleet of black...Show More Summary
The heads of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky called on French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the representatives of the guarantor countries to demand that the Ukrainian side stops ignoring the Minsk agreements.
On Tuesday, Peter Gauweiler MP, Deputy Chairman of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CSU sister party resigned, citing the German government’s position on the successive euro bailouts as the reason. Headlines claimed this spells trouble for Merkel - but how much of a threat is it really? Open Europe's Nina Schick investigates. Show More Summary
Angela Merkel did not confirm earlier reports that German businesses and investors were fleeing Ukraine amid the political crisis.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the situation in Ukraine had become calmer in the weeks following the Minsk agreement but added that the ceasefire had not yet been fully implemented.