Berlin’s legacy of division is clear to anyone visiting the German capital. Sections of the wall that once separated the democratic West from the Communist East have been left standing as reminders of the costs of partition. When the...Show More Summary
More ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that another 33 people died off Turkey’s coast attempting to reach Greece. Turkey’s coast guard said 22 migrants died after their boat capsized in the Bay of Edremit,…
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other Turkish officials for talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe. Turkey, a key country on the migrant route to Europe, is central to Merkel's...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Ankara on Monday for talks aimed at restoring Turkey’s role as a bulwark limiting the number of refugees arriving in the EU. A three billion euro deal agreed in 2015 was supposed to see Turkey...Show More Summary
STRASBOURG (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande stressed on Sunday the migrant crisis, which brought more than a million people to the European Union last year, needs an EU-level solutio...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing increasing pressure as voters are doubtful that the government is able to tackle the refugee crisis.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for better protection at the European Union's external borders in order to maintain the passport-free Schengen zone.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N's top migration official called German Chancellor Angela Merkel a hero on Friday, saying she had taken a principled stand to support refugees while some European leaders had failed a test of human decency.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, once the adored "mutti," or mother, of her country, is seeing her popularity plummet. "I don't think there is any question anymore," Werner J. Patzelt, a political analyst at Technical University Dresden, told The Washington Post. Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that amid the ongoing conflict in Syria it is important to keep access to humanitarian assistance in the areas that need it the most.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "open-door" asylum policy to people from across the Middle East and North Africa is being scaled back after roughly 1.1 million refugees and migrants entered Germany in 2015. The new rules come as Chancellor Angela Merkel's approval rating hit its lowest point since 2011. Show More Summary
As The Washington Post's Anthony Faiola reports from Berlin this week, Angela Merkel is in trouble. The German chancellor, once one of the most popular politicians in Europe if not the world, is finding herself increasingly isolated from both other world leaders and her own electorate. The root cause of her situation seems to be quite simple: […]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel – already under pressure at home over the refugee crisis – is in London Thursday attending a donors' conference, raising money for Syrian refugees but facing further criticism for exacerbating the situation.
The majority of Germans believe that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has lost control of the country’s refugee situation, while the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has achieved its highest rating, according to...Show More Summary
Some 70 world leaders are gathering in London for a conference aimed at raising $9 billion for people affected by the Syrian civil war. British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are among those attending...Show More Summary
More than a million migrants and refugees have arrived in Germany from war-torn countries in the past year, and Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to open the country's doors to many of them has its supporters and opponents pitchedShow More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy blunders have come at a staggering economic, social and political cost to Germany and the EU.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Popular support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel has tumbled to its lowest level for 4 1/2 years, a poll showed on Wednesday, with a large majority of voters skeptical that her government has the refugee crisis under control.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a phone talk with Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the necessity to provide the OSCE monitoring group with the long-term access to eastern Ukrainian conflict-torn Donbass region, German Chancellor's spokesman Steffen Seibert said.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to use his influence to ensure a ceasefire is upheld in eastern Ukraine and OSCE monitors are granted free access to conflict areas, her spokesman said.