Angela Merkel

Merkel visits ‘surreal’ flood zone as death toll rises

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she was horrified by the "surreal" devastation in the flood-ravaged region of western Germany, as the death...

Merkel to visit flood zone as western Europe death toll tops 170

Chancellor Angela Merkel is to visit flood-ravaged areas in Germany on Sunday to survey the damage and meet survivors, after days of extreme...

Deadly floods overshadow Merkel’s White House swan song

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel's diplomatic swan song Thursday at the White House was overshadowed by deadly flooding back home and...

Merkel frets about Euro finals crowds in London

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday raised fears about the potential for close-contact spread of the coronavirus when London hosts the...

Angela Merkel to take last bow on EU stage

Germany's Angela Merkel heads into what is expected to be her last EU summit Thursday, with admiration from her fellow leaders after 16 years...

German conservatives unveil post-Merkel plan

Germany's conservatives on Monday promised no tax hikes, pragmatic action on climate change and a tough stance on Russia and China as they unveiled...

German conservatives to unveil post-Merkel plan

German conservatives will unveil Monday a plan to win voters in a future without Angela Merkel, as chancellor candidate Armin Laschet looks to...

Momentum with Merkel party after drubbing far right in state poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Monday celebrated a thumping win over the far right in the last regional vote before a general...

Merkel party wins big in last German state poll before general election

Angela Merkel's CDU party scored a convincing win on Sunday in the final regional vote before the first general election in 16 years not to feature...

Germany faces up to unpredictable post-Merkel era

A sea change in German politics began this week with two leading parties announcing their candidates to succeed Angela Merkel at September's...

German MPs quiz Merkel, ministers over Wirecard scandal

German lawmakers probing the collapse of payments firm Wirecard are this week grilling top ministers and even Chancellor Angela Merkel as a parliamentary...

Merkel party backs Laschet as chancellor candidate

Angela Merkel's party early on Tuesday firmly backed Armin Laschet to be the conservative bloc's chancellor candidate at Germany's upcoming elections,...

China’s Xi slams EU carbon tax plan in call with Macron, Merkel

Chinese President Xi Jinping slammed the European Union's plan for a carbon tax system Friday in a call with the leaders of France and Germany,...

Meet the two men in tug-of-war for Merkel mantle

Germany's ruling conservatives are locked in a bitter dispute over who they want to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor when Germany goes to...

Merkel’s govt agrees ‘overdue’ law on curfews, tougher virus curbs

The German government agreed Tuesday on controversial changes to a national infections control law, handing Berlin more power to impose tougher...

Conservatives split in tug-of-war for Merkel’s crown

The head of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU secured the backing of the party's top brass on Monday, a key boost for his campaign to succeed...

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