For politicians in Washington, the German uproar over allegations that the NSA had spied on Merkel and collected the data of millions of Germans was remarkable. The usually calm Chancellor Angela Merkel angrily rejected American explanations and forced the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country after further allegations were made public. Show More Summary
On August 18, German Chancellor Angela Merkel assured Baltic states that NATO would protect them against Russian aggression. Merkel said, "Article 5 of the NATO contract--the duty to provide mutual support--is not something which just...Show More Summary
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev on Saturday and meet with top officials, making her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel needs to deal with this soon. Photo via Flickr user World Economic Forum Here we go again. Seventy-six years after the state-sanctioned terror of Kristallnacht, when synagogues and Jewish businesses were ransacked across the country, Jews in Germany fear for their safety. Show More Summary
Since documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA had spied on the German government, including targeting the phone of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, politicians in Berlin have made dramatic shows of denouncing the United States. Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to "stop the flow of military equipment, military advisers and armed personnel crossing the border with Ukraine," in a telephone call on Friday. During the conversation,...Show More Summary
Germans are mad about cars and Germany is ranked the most fuel-efficient country on the planet, but when it comes to electric vehicles, Europe's top economy is in the slow lane. In 2009, Chancellor Angela Merkel set an ambitious target...Show More Summary
Lawmakers from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party are pressuring the government to prevent France from delivering two warships to Russia. The post German Lawmakers Push to Stop French Warship Delivery to Russia appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
While a U.S. official said Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 was shot down by a missile supplied by Russia to separatists in eastern Ukraine, Russian media reported that President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the need for an objective investigation.
Buy it, rename it “Graf Zeppelin.” German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday suggested France should halt the export of Mistral warships to Russia, even if the current sanctions regime still allows it. “In Germany, we are putting on hold the construction of a shooting centre in Russia, given the situation,” she said during a press […]
Not since President George W. Bush hit German Chancellor Angela Merkel with an impromptu double-Vulcan-neck-pinch has there been such an awkward moment in U.S. relations with Germany. Things were already strained after Edward Snowden’s revelation that the U.S. monitored Merkel’s cellphone communications, but they went from bad to worse last week when two more cases [...]
IN MAY Forbes magazine put Angela Merkel at the top of its ranking of the world's most powerful women for the fourth consecutive year. No surprise there: this is someone who has been German Chancellor since 2005, is hugely popular with the electorate, and is the dominant force in the European Union. Show More Summary
At least they're talking again. President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke Tuesday for the first time since she tossed out the CIA's man in Berlin.
Credits: Guido Bergmann/Bundesregierung via Getty Images Alt Text: Angela Merkel with the German football team Football-loving Chancellor seems more popular than ever after Germany's World Cup success First Reaction Monday, July 14,Show More Summary
In a thrilling championship game in Rio de Janeiro, Mario Götze booted the lone goal in the second extra-time period, giving a unified Germany its first World Cup win, setting off cheers led by the nation’s Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Caption this: (L-R) President of the German Football Association (DFB) Wolfgang Niersbach, German President Joachim Gauck and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina on Sunday. Read more...
By ARYEH SAVIR Tazpit News Agency JERAUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke yesterday evening \with several world leaders, including UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry regarding Operation ‘Protective Edge’ and its implications. Netanyahu told them that no country in the world would agree to […]
On the occasion of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s state visit in Beijing where she met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Airbus Helicopters signs a record 123 civil helicopters with three customers from various Chinese provinces today. The rotorcraft will be […]
Hillary Clinton criticized the National Security Agency (NSA) for spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone, calling it “absolutely wrong” in an interview with German media outlet Spiegel published Tuesday. Former government contractor Edward Snowden’s leaks revealed in October that Merkel’s phone calls were intercepted by the NSA, damaging diplomatic… Read More