Tag: Angela Merkel

staffSeptember 14, 2018

Italy hesitates over refugee deal with Germany, seeks concessions

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini denied Friday having reached a deal with Germany to take back migrants who had ...

staffSeptember 5, 2018

German conservative Weber announces run for top EU post

The leader of the European Parliament’s biggest party grouping, Germany’s Manfred Weber, says he wants to become the next head ...

staffAugust 27, 2018

Protesters face off in tense German city

Several people have been injured as police in the east German city of Chemnitz try to keep apart rival protests ...

staffAugust 18, 2018

Putin dances at Austria wedding before meeting Merkel

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country’s foreign minister Saturday ...

staffJuly 11, 2018

Trump and Merkel in new war of words

US President Donald Trump has clashed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over Russian influence and defense spending, ahead of a ...

staffJuly 11, 2018

Merkel recalls own East German youth in riposte to Trump

Chancellor Angela Merkel recalled her own youth in Soviet-dominated East Germany and said Germany was independent in its policy choices ...

staffJuly 10, 2018

Trump told to appreciate European allies

President Donald Trump has left for a Nato summit in Brussels with a stark warning from European Council President Donald ...

staffJuly 3, 2018

Merkel averts government split on migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reached a deal on immigration to end a row which threatened to break up her ...

staffJuly 2, 2018

Merkel ally offers to quit over migrants

Germany’s interior minister has offered to resign over Angela Merkel’s EU deal to tackle immigration. Horst Seehofer heads the Christian ...

staffJune 30, 2018

Italy says No to migrant saving NGO

Migrants saved by boats run by non-governmental organizations will not be allowed into Italy, rightwing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says. ...