1 day 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.
5 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."
8 days ago
Marca Schmidl said Chancellor Angela Merkel is on a "short visit" with German troops stationed in the north of the country.
17 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.
68 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.
77 days ago
Merkel's coalition is divided on whether to introduce some kind of minimum wage.
81 days ago
"We want the process to advance, despite the fact that I have hesitations concerning Turkey's European Union full membership," Merkel said.
82 days ago
Before arriving Sunday, Merkel said she backs opening a new chapter in those stalled talks, despite being skeptical about Turkey's accession.
86 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.
90 days ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel is pledging that the German government will try to ensure that a tax on financial transactions is introduced quickly.
97 days ago
Merkel said Saturday that she had accepted minister Annette Schavan's resignation "with a very heavy heart.
98 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.
100 days ago
A spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that the date has been formally submitted to President Joachim Gauck.
115 days ago
CONTRASTING STYLES: Hollande has criticized Germany's austerity-led approach, while Merkel has resisted talk of pooling countries' debt.
116 days ago
State loss a blow to Merkel, but far from decisive
118 days ago
Merkel has also profited from stumbles by the Social Democrats' candidate for chancellor, Peer Steinbrueck, a former finance minister whose personal popularity lags far behind Merkel's.
119 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.
119 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.
129 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.
131 days ago
Polls suggest the center-left opposition has a good chance of winning Lower Saxony from Merkel's center-right alliance - largely because the FDP is very weak.
132 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.
133 days ago
In return for the loans, the lenders - Merkel's Germany in particular - insisted on a series of economic reforms, tax raises and spending cuts.
138 days ago
Merkel used her New Year's speech broadcast Monday to warn that the lessons of the market collapse five years ago haven't been fully learned yet.
138 days ago
Peer Steinbrueck's told weekly Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung in an interview published Sunday that Merkel had a "women's bonus" that counted in her favor.
156 days ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-left challenger in elections expected next September, Peer Steinbrueck, says it's important to reduce "the blackmail potential of banks.