Tag: Angela Merkel

staffJune 21, 2018

EU draft text on immigration will be withdrawn

A draft EU statement on immigration will be withdrawn following a “misunderstanding” over the text, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte ...

staffJune 21, 2018

Merkel pledges $100M loan for troubled Jordan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday promised a $100 million loan to troubled Jordan, where mass protests over austerity measures forced ...

staffMay 28, 2018

Merkel met wives of jailed lawyers during China visit

BEIJING – German Chancellor Angela Merkel met the wives of two detained Chinese human rights lawyers during her trip to ...

staffMarch 14, 2018

German Parliament meets to elect Merkel for 4th term

BERLIN – Germany’s Parliament is meeting to elect Angela Merkel for a fourth term as chancellor, ending nearly six months ...

staffFebruary 11, 2018

Merkel defends painful coalition concessions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday defended “painful” concessions she has made to the Social Democrats (SPD) to secure a ...

staffJanuary 7, 2018

Merkel starts pivotal talks on coalition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has launched a new round of coalition talks in a bid to end the country’s political ...

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 ...