3 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, mindful of the weight of Christian voters in September elections, has discussed with Pope Francis how Europe's economy should better serve people.
5 days ago
"What we need above all is a common understanding in Europe - and there unfortunately isn't one yet - of what actually makes us strong and where growth comes from," Merkel said.
9 days ago
Merkel said at an event late Sunday that she had never hidden anything about her life in East Germany, though acknowledged some things may emerge "because no one has ever asked me about them."
12 days ago
Marca Schmidl said Chancellor Angela Merkel is on a "short visit" with German troops stationed in the north of the country.
21 days ago
Newspapers and politicians - including some now backing Letta's coalition government - have accused outgoing Premier Mario Monti's government of being a mere stooge to "la Merkel" in Berlin.
72 days ago
Germany's opposition has ousted Chancellor Angela Merkel's party from the mayor's office in the capital of a traditional battleground state - a blow ahead of national elections in September.
81 days ago
Merkel led 31-21 at the half Friday but Poth outscored the Badgers 12-2 and tied the game at 33-33 with 3:15 left in the third on a 12-foot jumper by Micah Weaver.
81 days ago
The German Parliament's upper house has voted to introduce a mandatory national minimum wage, a challenge by the country's opposition to Chancellor Angela Merkel's government ahead of elections in...
85 days ago
"We want the process to advance, despite the fact that I have hesitations concerning Turkey's European Union full membership," Merkel said.
86 days ago
Before arriving Sunday, Merkel said she backs opening a new chapter in those stalled talks, despite being skeptical about Turkey's accession.
90 days ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel says a proposed trans-Atlantic trade agreement between the European Union and the United States has Germany's strong backing, and would have global impact.
94 days ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel is pledging that the German government will try to ensure that a tax on financial transactions is introduced quickly.
101 days ago
Germany's education minister has resigned after a university decided to withdraw her doctorate, finding that she plagiarized parts of her thesis - an embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkel's...
102 days ago
Germany's president has confirmed Sept. 22 as the date for the country's parliamentary election, in which conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel will seek a third term.
104 days ago
A spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that the date has been formally submitted to President Joachim Gauck.
119 days ago
THE BACKDROP: Conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel and Socialist President Francois Hollande have often been openly at odds over how to resolve Europe's debt crisis since Hollande took office...
121 days ago
A defeat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition in a high-profile state election is a blow to the German leader as she seeks a third term later this year - but it's far from clear whether the...
122 days ago
A major state election on Sunday could shake up the campaign for Germany's national election later this year, with the center-left opposition hoping for a morale-boosting victory over Chancellor...
123 days ago
For Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, the bailout for the nation of some 850,000 people is proving to be the most difficult rescue loan package yet.
123 days ago
A coalition loss in Lower Saxony would be a blow to Merkel and invigorate the center-left opposition of Social Democrats and Greens, who have been struggling to gain traction nationally.
132 days ago
MERKEL MANIA: The Forsa agency's poll for Stern magazine showed that support for Angela Merkel's conservative party is at 42 percent, the highest level since Merkel became Germany's leader in...
133 days ago
The opposition hopes for a boost from a Jan. 20 election in the northern Lower Saxony region, where it aims to oust Merkel's coalition from the state government.
135 days ago
Germany's embattled vice chancellor is battling to quell speculation about his leadership of the country's junior governing party, whose dire poll ratings are a complicating factor in Chancellor...
136 days ago
Polls suggest the center-left opposition has a good chance of winning - giving it a significant boost ahead of September national elections in which Merkel will seek a third term.
138 days ago
The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in Berlin next week.