Germany's Angela Merkel was the first to concede after a Ukraine peace plan was reached in Minsk that "big hurdles" remain to silence the guns, but many are already hailing her as Europe's peacemaker-in-chief.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Tuesday for thieves of a gate to the former Nazi concentration camp at Dachau to be swifty brought to justice, as she received an award from Holocaust survivors.
Angela Merkel on Saturday praised the "courage" of those who first opposed the former East Germany, emphasising their role in the fall of the Berlin Wall, ahead of 25th anniversary celebrations on November 9.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during a telephone call with President Vladimir Putin Wednesday, stressed Moscow's "responsibility" to act as a moderating influence over the pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised human rights issues publicly in China on Tuesday -- unlike many Western visitors -- invoking the fall of the Berlin Wall and telling students their country needs "free dialogue".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has steered her power-sharing government through a rocky 100 first days in office with a high-profile resignation and the Crimea crisis but remains at the height of her powers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin Sunday she backed a bigger role in Ukraine for the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), her spokesman said.In the latest in a series of often heated telephone ...
They aren't joking on U.S. comedy shows when they say no need to send Santa a list: the NSA already knows what you want. The Washington Post confirmed how the spy agency is monitoring phone calls. nationwide.
" I do not want to make anything look prettier than it is: Greece still has a tough path ahead, but it has gone a long way," said Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, to the Chech daily newspaper Lidove Noviny at the beginning of this week.
Dinner for One is a short video which has been a favourite New Year's Eve television repeat in Germany since 1963. It was updated in 2011 to feature Sarkozy as the butler and Merkel as Miss Sophie with hilarious results.
European politicians - from Nicholas Sarkozy to Angela Merkel - are correct in saying that this is Europe’s darkest hour since World War II. What has emerged from decades of negotiations between European leaders is now under threat.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is expected to tender his resignation on Thursday following the decision of European leaders to cancel the November bail out in wake of calls for a referendum.
This week as American company Entergy faces closure of its nuclear power plant, with no funds to decommission it, European demonstrators are vehemently protesting the dumping of nuclear waste in Germany.
Chancellor Angela Merkel attended this morning the open-air exhibition on the peaceful revolution in East Germany at the Berlin Alexanderplatz. She congratulated the Robert Havemann Society, which organized the exhibition.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Health Minister Philippe Rösler attended the conference about the pharmaceutical German industrial system in Berlin. Merkel stressed the employment opportunities in the health care market.
Merkel and Putin hold talks in Moscow in November 2012.
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Seen in a protest against NSA spying in Berlin, Germany.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the European Union (EU) council headquarters for an EU leaders summit discussing the EU's long-term budget in Brussels
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On 29 April the US administration announced an initiation of the third round of economic sanctions against Russia. It’s anticipated they hit the major sectors of Russian economy after the most influential Russian top-managers and business owners have been banned from doing business in the U.S. It is also expected that the EU will join its Western ally in punishing Russia for building up a fire of the civil confrontation in Ukraine
The third round of sanctions against Russia: does it really so painful for German economy?