No European leader will ever fail to appeal to Europe’s common destiny. But in the EU’s case, “unity” is often the opposite of “agency,” the capacity to act as a whole.

Germany’s crisis of the right

February 18, 2020 09:04 am

Even more pressing question is whether Merkel’s ruling coalition with the Social Democratic Party (SPD) will now collapse, plunging Germany into a serious political crisis

BERLIN, June 11: Europe will implement counter-measures against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum just like Canada, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, voicing regret about President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to withdraw support for a G7 communique.

Merkel congratulates PM Oli

February 21, 2018 02:45 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel has congratulated Prime Minister K P Sharma on his election to the post of prime minister.

BERLIN, Dec 31: Germans have rarely been so divided about the changes taking place in their society, the country’s long-time leader Angela Merkel said Sunday, adding in her New Year’s address that she is committed to helping tackle the challenges of the future by swiftly forming a new government.

BERLIN, Sept 25:  German Chancellor Angela Merkel was embarking Monday on a complicated quest to form a new government for Europe’s biggest economy and find answers to the rise of a nationalist, anti-migrant party.

Merkel comes out on top in TV debate

According to a Pew Research Center survey, most G20 members have far more confidence in Angela Merkel’s leadership than Donald Trump’s.

According to a Pew Research Center survey, most G20 members have far more confidence in Angela Merkel’s leadership than Donald Trump’s. Seventy nine percent of those polled in France felt confident about Merkel doing the right thing regarding world affairs in stark contrast to 14 percent for Trump. That pattern repeated itself in the majority of G20 nations, though Russia and India were exceptions, with majorities backing the US president’s skills on the world stage.

WASHINGTON, March 18: President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to sidestep their differences, but some awkward moments punctuated their first public appearance.

BERLIN, March 9: Comments from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other Turkish officials accusing Germany of "Nazi practices" cannot be tolerated and need to stop, Chancellor Angela Merkel told Parliament on Thursday.

BERLIN, Dec 6:  Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a new two-year term as leader of Germany's main conservative party after stressing her determination to prevent a repeat of last year's huge migrant influx.

BERLIN, July 28: Chancellor Angela Merkel says the fact that two men who came to Germany as refugees carried out attacks claimed by the Islamic State group "mocks the country that took them in."

BRUSSELS, June 28: Britain's vote to leave the European Union.