Tag: Angela Merkel

staffNovember 20, 2017

German coalition talks collapse

Talks on forming a coalition government in Germany have collapsed after the free-market liberal FDP pulled out. FDP leader Christian ...

staffNovember 17, 2017

German coalition talks flounder as disagreements persist

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition dragged into the wee hours of Friday, with some participants ...

staffSeptember 25, 2017

Germany’s AfD to fight foreign invasion

Germany’s right-wing, nationalist AfD party has vowed to fight “an invasion of foreigners” into the country, after winning its first ...

staffSeptember 24, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wins fourth term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term while nationalists have made a historic surge in federal ...

staffMay 1, 2017

Merkel visits Saudi Arabia, signs pacts to strengthen ties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she addressed human rights and trade deals in her weekend visit to Saudi Arabia. Merkel ...

staffMarch 17, 2017

Trump, Merkel optimistic trade negotiations can be fair for both sides

U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed optimism that trade relations with the European Union can more ...

staffMarch 1, 2017

German FM Gabriel expresses doubts on NATO defense spending target

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told reporters in Estonia on Wednesday that NATO had not agreed on every nation in ...