Germany's economy grew 1.9 percent last year boosting the budget surplus hugely, but Chancellor Merkel says the country won't take on any new debt.
Tunisia’s prime minister has rejected criticism his country was too slow to take back failed asylum seekers from Europe.
The aim is to get more failed asylum seekers out of Germany – and faster.
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Germany's centre-right political parties have agreed to nominate Angela Merkel as their candidate to run for chancellor in the country's election in September.
The German Chancellor is making her first visit to Turkey since a failed coup attempt there last July
He specifically took jibes at French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart, Angela Merkel. Afwerki described both leaders as being mentally disturbed and that they were among those wh
In Germany, the centre-left SPD has chosen Martin Schulz as its candidate in the battle to become the country’s next chancellor.
A day after he was visited by UK Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Donald Trump has spent the day in the Oval Office taking congratulatory calls from other world leaders.
The French and German leaders have met in Berlin as May and Trump prepared to meet in the US, and ahead of an EU summit in Malta next week.
By Joschka Fischer, former German foreign minister and vice-chancellor from 1998 to 2005 BERLIN – Donald Trump is now the 45th President of the
Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated Martin Schulz as their candidate to run against Angela Merkel to become chancellor, following Sigmar Gabriel’s decision to stand…
The US President-elect's comments about NATO, Ukraine and the EU among others are ruffling feathers on the continent as leaders and diplomats respond.
“Brexit is going to be a great thing”, Germany’s Angela Merkel is Europe’s most important leader and the lifting of sanctions against Russia could happen.
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With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…
Chancellor Angela Merkel says she has told Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi in a phone call that Germany wants to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers and increase the number of thos
Germany’s far-right has blamed Angela Merkel’s open door refugee policy for the Berlin Christmas market attack.
A sombre-looking Angela Merkel joined the Mayor of Berlin, and Germany’s foreign and interior ministers at the scene of the deadly truck attack on the Christmas market in the…
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a ban on the burka in public life “wherever possible.”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won reelection as the leader of the Christian Democratic Union.
The referendum result in Italy has prompted reaction from leaders across Europe.
Candidate for a fourth term, German Chancellor Angela Merkel could confirm her status as the most influential leader of the European Union again next year.
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Angela Merkel's decision to seek a fourth term as Chancellor has been met with little enthusiasm in Germany. Her image as a liberal anchor in stormy political times is both a blessing and a curse for
Angela Merkel has thrown her hat in the ring, announcing she will stand for re-election, ending months of speculation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told her party she will stand for a fourth term.
After meeting with Angela Merkel and other European leaders in Berlin, Barack Obama ended his last visit to Europe as US President.
The leaders agreed that they needed to keep working together as part of multilateral bodies like NATO. The White House says they will press ahead with the transatlantic agenda.