Angela Merkel

Merkel: Europe can no longer rely on US and Britain

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Europe has to forge its own path forward, as the United States and Britain were no longer reliable partners, according to Deutsche Welle. "The times when we could fully rely on others have passed us

Ivanka Trump in Germany: First Daughter Leaves Some Women Scratching Their Heads

In doing so, the billionaire's daughter stepped into a land that prides itself on meritocracy, Alexander Smith writes in an article for NBC News. This is a country run by Angela Merkel, a veteran politician with a doctorate in quantum chemistry: someone

Obama expected at Protestant event in Berlin next month

The May 25 event will take place in front of Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate, where Obama delivered a speech as president in 2013, Germany's Lutheran church and organizers of the German Protestant Kirchentag conference said, according to ABC News. The discussion is

‘That’s not how it works’: Trump’s grasp of Nato questioned

On the heels of a visibly awkward visit from the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, Donald Trump said on Saturday that Germany owed “vast sums of money” to Nato and the US, even though the alliance does not stipulate payments to America,

Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Putin, Ukraine: U.S. officials

Merkel will visit the White House on Tuesday for talks with Trump and a joint news conference in what will be their first face-to-face meeting since the new U.S. president took power on Jan. 20, according to Reuters. They are expected to

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Washington on March 14

According to a government source German Chancellor is due to meet with US President Donald Trump for the first time on March 14, Joinfo.comreports with reference to Deutsche Welle. Having developed a close friendship over eight years of cooperation with former US

German chancellor orders massive security review after Berlin attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered a comprehensive review of the country's security infrastructure on Friday. Her government and the Berlin police have faced hefty criticism after a terrorist killed 12 people and injured 49 at a Christmas market in the capital and

Minsk agreements need urgent progress: Merkel

"The process continues. The Minsk agreements remain the basis for our ongoing efforts. They are recognized by all parties," she stated, UNIAN reports. "They contribute to the fact that it is possible to prevent even greater bloodshed. However, it is true that

Merkel rules out migrant policy reversal after attacks

Chancellor Angela Merkel said the attackers "wanted to undermine our sense of community, our openness and our willingness to help people in need. We firmly reject this", BBC reports. But she did propose new measures to improve security. These include information sharing, deciphering

Merkel backs NATO build-up in eastern Europe

NATO needs to show a strong military presence on its eastern flank, said Merkel while addressing lawmakers in Berlin on Thursday, Deutsche Welle reports. Moscow had caused a loss of trust with the West by putting "the validity of law and the