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Brexit deal should strike 'fair balance,' says Germany's Merkel
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:37

The German chancellor held a news conference with U.K. PM Theresa May in Berlin on Friday Europe News

Brexit: Theresa May, Angela Merkel call for departure that benefits UK and EU
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:22

The clocking is ticking on Brexit and all signs point to an ill-prepared strategy. Angela Merkel and Theresa May, however, have struck a positive tone...

Theresa May to hold talks with Angela Merkel in Berlin
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:40

The prime minister's visit comes amid calls for the UK to say what it wants from Brexit. BBC News - UK Politics

Chaos in Berlin: Schulz, Merkel and How Not to Negotiate a Coalition
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 23:27

It looked like Martin Schulz of the Social Democrats had finally one-upped Chancellor Merkel. But then, just as his party secured key cabinet position...

Germany: Merkel calls for younger ministers in new government
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:46

"Not only the over-60s" should be considered, the chancellor tells German TV. BBC News - Europe

Germany's Angela Merkel says she's still in control, despite coalition concessions to SPD
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:28

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended her party's concessions during coalition talks as "painful" but "acceptable." The chancellor also brushed...

Ties strained over refugees and war reparations, Merkel eyes 'new chapter' in Poland relations
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 13:21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday mooted a "new chapter" in relations with Poland, strained by Warsaw's rejection of the EU's mandatory refu...

Merkel reiterates German guilt as Polish Holocaust bill spat rages
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:30

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has avoided wading into an international war of words over a recent Polish law criminalizing suggestions Poland was co...

Martin Schulz tests SPD unity by joining Merkel cabinet
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 02:30

Martin Schulz, right, and SPD deputy chair Olaf Scholz confer in Berlin on Wednesday: the party will have six ministries in the new government, includ...

Merkel Pulls Together Uneasy Governing Coalition
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:34

German Chancellor Angela Merkel moved within reach of a fourth term after clinching a coalition deal that would keep Germany’s shrinking political m...

Breakthrough: Merkel Makes Painful Concessions to Form New Government
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 07:24

Despite extremely tough talks, Angela Merkel's conservatives and the center-left Social Democrats reached an agreement to form a coalition on Wednesda...

The 'Mutti' Complex: Why German Politics Can't Move Beyond Merkel
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 19:25

Angela Merkel has fundamentally changed German politics. With the country's parties focusing on the chancellor rather than true political debate, it'...

'A good outcome': confidence grows for deal on new Merkel government
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:20

Talks between the top German parties on forming a new government for Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth term spilled into overtime Monday but confidenc...

German coalition talks to be tough and it's unclear when they'll end, Angela Merkel says
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 19:31

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her conservatives faced tough negotiations with the Social Democrats (SPD) on Sunday. Europe News

Merkel enters final stretch in coalition-building marathon
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 19:20

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives will sit down with their historic centre-left rivals Sunday to try and seal a deal to form a governmen...

'Serious differences' still blocking government deal, says Merkel
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 01:24

Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Friday that Germany's top parties still had several "very serious differences" to bridge ahead of next week's deadline...

After Angela: A New Leader in the Race to Succeed Merkel
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:40

For years, it was assumed that German Chancellor Angela Merkel would seek to hand the reins of party leadership over to Ursula von der Leyen. But lat...

Merkel warns of rising anti-Semitism on Holocaust remembrance day
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 07:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned of rising anti-Semitism in her country on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, calling the need to protect ...

Merkel starts last leg of talks on new government as power ebbs away
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:22

Chancellor Angela Merkel embarks Friday on the last stretch of tortuous negotiations to forge a government for Germany, in a race against time to stop...

Merkel warns 'protectionism not the answer' to world problems at Davos summit
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 07:20

German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted on Wednesday "protectionism is not the answer" to world problems, addressing the Davos economic summit before...

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