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German Lawmakers Push to Stop French Warship Delivery to Russia

29 minutes agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

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.

Russia Supplied Missile That Shot Down Malaysia Airlines Plane, US Official Says

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.

Maybe Merkel Should Buy It

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 […]

White House Take On Obama’s Call To Merkel Is Hilariously Understated

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 [...]

A life in 60 portraits

2 weeks agoArts : Prospero

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

President Obama, Angela Merkel talking again

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.

Will German World Cup win boost 'Mutti' Merkel's ratings?

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

German fans celebrate World Cup win against Argentina

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.

This Photo of Angela Merkel at the World Cup Final Needs a Caption

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 […]

Airbus Sells 123 Helicopters In China

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 Denounces NSA Surveillance On German Chancellor

3 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

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


German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that if reports that a German intelligence employee spied for the United States are proven true, it would be a “clear contradiction” of trust between the allies. Click here to read the sto...

Merkel Slams U.S. Spying, 14 Shot Dead in Chicago This Weekend, Pink Floyd Is Back: P.M. Links

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

"If the allegations are true, it would be for me a clear contradiction as to what I consider to be trusting cooperation between agencies and partners," said German Chancellor Angela Merkel regarding the alleged American spy within Germany's intelligence agency. The latest tally is 14 fatalities out of 82 people shot. Show More Summary

German Chancellor: Reports of U.S. spies in Germany intelligence unit serious

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that if reports that a German intelligence employee spied for the United States are proven true, it would be a “clear contradiction” of trust between the allies.

China inks deal to buy 123 Airbus helicopters

Airbus Group NV’s helicopter division sealed a deal on Monday to sell 123 helicopters to Chinese companies during German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s China visit. The orders, including both light single-engine helicopters from Airbus Helicopters’...Show More Summary

Merkel Says U.S. Spy Allegations ‘A Serious Case’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met the Chinese premier Monday and hailed ties between the two sides. She is in China leading a large business business delegation to promote trade with the Asian economic giant.

Look: Angela Merkel learns to cook kungpao chicken in Chengdu

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China yesterday at the invite of Premier Li Keqiang and her very first stop was in Chengdu, where she learned how to cook kungpao chicken from a Sichuan chef. [ more › ]

Hillary Clinton Calls Angela Merkel ‘Europe’s Greatest Leader’

Hillary Clinton was in Berlin Sunday and called German Chancellor Angela Merkel “the greatest leader in Europe” and said it was time the United States had a woman leader, although she didn’t confirm she would seek it reported Reuters. The former Senator and Secretary of State was promoting her book “Hard Choices”, and also called

One German's Take On The Latest US Spying Scandal

It was only a summer ago when it was revealed, courtesy of Edward Snowden, that the NSA had been listening in to the cell phone call of German chancellor Angela Merkel. This resulted in a prompt summoning of the US ambassador to Germany for a stern talking down and... Show More Summary

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