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.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives widened the lead over their Social Democrat rivals, according to a poll published on Tuesday, which showed her party and the pro-business Free Democrats winning enough seats to govern together.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats raised pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday, saying if she could not resolve a row with Turkey over access to the Incirlik air base, German troops should move.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Ukraine's president that she wants to initiate new talks on the stagnant peace process in his country. The German news agency dpa reported that … Click to Continue »
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko agreed on Saturday to try to improve the security situation in eastern Ukraine and return to implementing the Minsk ceasefire deal after an upsurge in violence there.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat (SPD) rival said on Saturday he would model his campaign for the Sept. 24 federal election on that of Emmanuel Macron, an outsider who was voted in as French President two weeks ago.