German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held on to her title as the world’s most powerful woman in the Forbes’ 2015 rating, for the tenth year running.
German chancellor Angela Merkel can breathe easy — Forbes has announced that she matters. The magazine’s annual “100 Most Powerful Women in the World” list has Merkel earning the top spot, followed by Hillary Clinton, Melinda Gates, Janet Yellen and Mary Barra. Oprah was the highest ranking woman in the media category, at 12. Show More Summary
Angela Merkel Retains No. 1 Ranking;19 Newcomers to List NEW YORK (May 26, 2015) – Forbes today announced its 12th annual World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel topping this year’s list for the fifth consecutive year and ten times in total. She is followed by presidential candidate [...]
When Greece is locked in bailout talks with its international creditors, there are only two German politicians that markets seem to pay attention to — finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and of course, Chancellor Angela Merkel. But it seems there's a split between the two on the best approach to the Greek situation. Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Merkel Stamps Out Optimism on Greece After Tsipras Talks. (video) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that greater efforts are needed to unlock bailout funds for Greece after late-night negotiations with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras failed to yield any sign of a breakthrough. Show More Summary
After Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Riga during a European summit on Thursday night, Athens believes a deal is close — but not everyone agrees. The last few days have seen a flurry of Greek government...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized for failing to come clean over what she knew about her government's involvement in mass surveillance by the US National Security Agency when addressing parliament on Thursd...
BERLIN (Reuters) - The crisis in Ukraine makes the European Union's partnership with the bloc's eastern neighbors more important than ever, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, insisting that the initiative is not directed against Russia.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out any return to the G8 format unless Russia fully “complied with the norms of international law,” media reports said Thursday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says there won’t be any Group of 8 meetings with Russia as long as it fails to comply with basic common values of democracy. ||| Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that there would...Show More Summary
A third of Germans believe Chancellor Angela Merkel intentionally lied when she vowed to end US spying on Germany, in a bid to shield herself from criticism ahead of the 2013 general election, a poll has shown.
On Monday we got still more bad news for Greece. Around one-third of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic bloc opposes further aid for Athens meaning the Chancellor faces an uphill battle in convincing German lawmakers to keep Greece on life support. Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives talked openly for the first time on Tuesday of the potential breakup of their coalition with the Social Democrats (SPD) due to a row over the activities of Germany's BND spy agency.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is coming under increasing pressure to divulge a list of targets, including the IP addresses of individual computers, which German intelligence tracked on behalf of the US National Security Agency (NS...
Despite recent visits by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US Secretary of State John Kerry to Russia, the international community appears unlikely to soon lift sanctions imposed on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine. Effect on Russia Exports? Russia is one of the largest hydrocarbon producers in the world. Although cushioned by [...]
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel is coming under increasing pressure to divulge a list of targets, including the IP addresses of individual computers, that German intelligence tracked on behalf of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA).
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for the European Union's Emissions Trading System (ETS), the bloc's flagship policy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, to become a global system.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is flying to Berlin for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, the German government’s website announced on Wednesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has come out in defense of her staff, denying media reports that her administration lied about plans to reach a "no-spying" agreement with the United States.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her present and past chiefs of staff on Monday against criticism that they lied to the public about the prospects of a "no-spy agreement" with the United States.