German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges. Merkel said Sunday at a … Click to Continue »
Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday. "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is the closest we have to a leader of the free world. This week she took up the task of teaching a recalcitrant pupil whose study habits and arrogance make him resistant to learning. Bloomberg reports: After German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other Group of Seven leaders pressed the U.S. to remain […]
A poll of German voters shows Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc's lead widening as the main challenger Social Democrats continue to lose support. The Emnid Sunday poll for Bild newspaper … Click to Continue »
In the end it was not mean to be. As discussed on Friday, during Trump's first G-7 summit, world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French President Emmanuel Macron, had hoped to persuade the the US president to endorse the Paris Agreement climate pledge to fight global warming. Show More Summary
Last year, we had to say goodbye to one of the world’s favorite political couples: President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The pair appeared together again in Germany Thursday to discuss democracy in front of the Brandenburg Gate, drawing a massive crowd. It was the first time Obama spoke publicly in Europe since leaving office. Show More Summary
Former President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on May 25. Former President Barack Obama seemed to take a subtle swipe...Show More Summary
It was a coincidence of scheduling for the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, but the difference in the receptions of the former and current presidents was telling.
If anyone understands the concept of a wall, it's the people of Berlin. Which is why former President Obama's appearance there Thursday, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his side, had particular resonance. "We can't isolate ourselves" from conflict, poverty, and other problems throughout the world, Obama said, per the...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is having quite the day with current and former US presidents. This morning she met with Barack Obama for breakfast and an event in front of thousands at the Brandenburg Gate, and with the rendezvous came...Show More Summary
Berlin (dpa) – Former US president Barack Obama discussed his legacy and the liberal values he champions with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday after receiving a rock-star welcome at Berlin’s iconic Brandenburg Gate. Speaking at a panel discussion to mark Germany’s...
Former United States President Barack Obama said at a Berlin reunion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday he was "heartbroken" by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester. "We can see the terrible violence that took place just recently in Manchester... Show More Summary
During a speech at NATO headquarters today, German chancellor Angela Merkel said, "“It is not isolation and the building of walls that make us successful, but open societies."
President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel make remarks together at the NATO Artifacts Ceremony.
Tens of thousands are gathering in Berlin to listen to former U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discuss democracy and global responsibility at a Protestant conference as … Click to Continue »
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes then-President Barack Obama as he arrives for a meeting of European leaders on Nov. 18, 2016, at the Chancellery in Berlin. (John MacDougall/AFP) As President Trump marks his first official visit to Europe with a high-level trip at the new NATO headquarters Thursday, he risks being overshadowed by an awkwardly-timed trip […]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a NATO summit Thursday in Brussels, her spokesman said. "It is quite likely that a meeting with Turkish President Erdogan will take place on...Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - Police arrested four suspected Islamists in dawn raids in Berlin on Wednesday as the German capital geared up for a long weekend of mass gatherings, capped by a joint appearance by Chancellor Angela Merkel and former U.S. president Barack Obama.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Tuesday to work to convince climate change "doubters" as the world waits to see whether US President Donald Trump will endorse the Paris agreement. "Protecting the climate matters to all of us," said Merkel, whose country will host a G20 summit and UN climate talks this year. Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged world nations on Tuesday to work together to fight global warming and, in a bid to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to drop any plans to ditch the Paris climate deal, argued there would be economic benefits.