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.
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.
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.
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.