MSNBC's Chris Matthews and his liberal guest on Wednesday thrilled over the relationship between Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Washington Post writer Eugene Robinson even compared them to Ronald Reagan and Margaret...Show More Summary
Speaking in Germany with Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Obama attempted to put German and American citizens at ease after revelations that the NSA has been collecting phone and internet data in a dragnet operation. He repeated the...Show More Summary
US President Barack Obama appeared to make a dig at German Chancellor Angela Merkel's focus on austerity. ||| Berlin - The need to balance budgets should not distract from the ultimate goal of economic policy, namely improving people's...Show More Summary
(CNN) – After U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed hot-button issues like America's surveillance programs during his visit to Berlin on Wednesday, the leaders addressed them with reporters. ObamaShow More Summary
President Obama defended the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs today during a joint news conference in Germany with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Obama said that when he came into office, he came in with a “healthy skepticism” about the programs and ordered his administration to “examine” and “scrub” them. The president said he is now “confident that at this [...]
Foreign leaders are not happy about NSA snooping. At the G8, German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few words for President Obama this morning: [Merkel] told U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday that government monitoring of Internet communications needed to remain within proper limits. “I made clear that although we do see the need for [...]
3:05 am || Meets with embassy staff; Ritz Carlton, Berlin, Germany 3:50 am || Arrives in Scholss Bellvue, Berlin 4:15 am || Meets with German President Joachim Gauck 5:15 am || Meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel; German... -
G-8 leaders from left, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister David Cameron, US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir...Show More Summary
If Chancellor Angela Merkel comes to power after elections in September, Germany may become the latest European country to curb support for renewable energy infrastructure. Amidst the poor economic environment in Europe, a number ofShow More Summary
MOSCOW, RUSSIA -- Last week in preparation for the G8 meeting in Northern Ireland, German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited a group of civil society organizations...
THE two central bankers, both 40-somethings and friends since university days, pointedly sat next to each other in the courtroom on June 11th. Jens Weidmann has risen through the office of Chancellor Angela Merkel to become president of the Bundesbank. Show More Summary
Revelations over U.S. Internet spying programs have raised such outrage in Germany that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman says she will raise the issue with President Obama when he visits Berlin next week for a trip that was supposed to celebrate … Continue reading ?
Weekend Headlines Bloomberg: Merkel Says Euro Nations Must Follow Germany’s Lead on Growth. Chancellor Angela Merkel said euro nations must follow Germany’s lead in ightening budgets and reshaping labor markets to return to growth as she seeks to stave off any crisis eruptions before elections in September. Show More Summary
Germany's top court said on Thursday that gay couples are entitled to the same tax benefits as married heterosexuals in a ruling which threatens to deepen rifts within Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives just three months before an election.
Germany's opposition Social Democrats demanded that Chancellor Angela Merkel come clean about the risk of losses on government loans to Greece before a looming election, after the IMF said Athens may require additional debt relief as...Show More Summary
In what is being characterized as a setback to the administration of Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany's highest court has ruled that same-sex couples are entitled to the same tax benefits granted to married straight couples. The verdict...Show More Summary
From Reuters: NASSAU, Germany/PRAGUE - Chancellor Angela Merkel promised 100 million euros to victims of Germany's worst flood in a decade on Tuesday as she toured areas devastated by the deluge which has claimed 12 lives across central Europe. Swathes of suburban P …
Bloomberg: Merkel CDU Says Euro Future Hinges on Low Debt. Staying he course on debt reduction and measures to boost competitiveness are the prescriptions for ending the euro region crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party says in a draft paper for her re-election campaign. Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel promises $130m in emergency aid as floods in central Europe claim at least eight lives.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Defence Minister was fighting for his political survival yesterday amid reports that his office tried to cover up a scandal over the bungled purchase of a multi-million surveillance drone which proved...Show More Summary