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Germany will do its part to avoid proxy war in Libya, says Merkel

Germany will do its part to avoid a proxy war in Libya, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, warning that the situation in the north African country risked destabi...

Germany will do its part to avoid proxy war in Libya, says Merkel

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Merkel: We'll keep trying to find solutions with Iran to avoid escalation Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Europe had decided to uphold the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and would keep trying to find solutions that ...
11:00, 2019-09-11

Merkel gives Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit Macron rules out renegotiating Brexit deal, as French see no deal ‘most likely outcome’ Angela Merkel has challenged Boris Johnson to come up with a ...
22:17, 2019-08-21

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in th...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Germany plans Libya conference to shore up arms embargo Violations of embargo have been both routine and often blatant, says UN special envoyGermany is planning to hold a UN-backed international conference...
06:51, 2019-09-13

Germany aims to host Libya conference to stabilize oil producer Germany aims to host a conference about Libya this year in conjunction with the United Nations to try to stabilize the oil producing country, where r...
18:34, 2019-09-11

Merkel says Germany is open for Chinese investment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the co...
07:34, 2019-09-06

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeano...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition'...
18:00, 2019-06-09

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very ...
18:17, 2019-08-17

The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shaking The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says wit...
14:51, 2019-06-18

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Germany’s Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure of Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as...
23:17, 2019-08-21

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business i...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Merkel says international corporate tax situation unfavorable for Germany The international corporate taxation landscape has changed to Germany's disadvantage recently, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that ...
11:17, 2019-06-04

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threa...
12:01, 2019-06-04

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a ...
11:34, 2019-09-06

Germany: Merkel’s partners mull how to choose new leader BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that co...
10:00, 2019-06-24

Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has ...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she ...
00:51, 2019-08-14

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at pr...
22:17, 2019-07-01

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, ...
06:17, 2019-06-02

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she rec...
14:51, 2019-06-18

Germany's Angela Merkel urges China to do more for climate German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the importance of international cooperation on both global warming and global trade in a speech to Chi...
20:51, 2019-09-07

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the G...
11:51, 2019-06-09

Germany’s far right is set to challenge Angela Merkel’s grip in upcoming elections After an electoral surge in 2017, the Alternative for Germany, a far-right party once considered fringe, could come in first or second during state e...
11:34, 2019-08-30

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursda...
17:00, 2019-06-20

Germany's Scholz raises pressure on Merkel to think big on climate protection German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Monday urged Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to support far-reaching steps on climate protection, war...
20:17, 2019-09-02

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration h...
17:00, 2019-06-04

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was reportedly found with a gunshot woun...
15:34, 2019-06-03

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is taking over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her...
09:51, 2019-07-17

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled...
10:01, 2019-07-12

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade...
04:51, 2019-06-28

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Tru...
16:51, 2019-06-22

EU leaders nominate Germany's von der Leyen for Commission head: Merkel European Union leaders nominated German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday to head up the European Commission as part of a proposal ove...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed onc...
18:17, 2019-08-17

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decade...
18:51, 2019-08-17

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politici...
16:51, 2019-06-22

'Earthquake' elections in east Germany could jolt Merkel's coalition Elections in two east German states on Sunday are set to yield a surge in support for the far right and raise the pressure on conservative Chancellor...
04:51, 2019-09-01

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the G...
12:00, 2019-06-09

Buoyed by state votes, Germany's AfD takes aim at Merkel coalition An emboldened far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) warned Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition partners they could not carry on as before a...
22:17, 2019-09-01

Germany's Greens hit poll high, ahead of Merkel's bloc: survey The opposition Greens have hit a record high in a new opinion poll, pulling ahead of Angela Merkel's conservatives. The center-left SPD have dropped ...
00:00, 2019-06-07

Germany's Merkel insists on two-state solution in Israel-Palestine conflict German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have held talks in Berlin. Abbas called for Europe to play a greater role in ...
14:34, 2019-08-29

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin...
22:34, 2019-06-27

Germany's SPD chief vows to stay in Merkel coalition after Bremen rout Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) suffered a humbling blow on Sunday, failing to win the most votes in the state of Bremen for the first time in 73 ye...
22:34, 2019-05-26

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday ...
01:00, 2019-06-02

Germany: Merkel party colleagues elect far-right extremist to local council Local leaders of Angela Merkel's CDU and the center-left SPD have been left horrified after their representatives elected a member of the far-right N...
20:51, 2019-09-07

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Mer...
01:17, 2019-06-19

China's Xi, Germany's Merkel agree Iran issue should be resolved peacefully: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed the Iran nuclear issue should be resolved peacefully and that further escalat...
14:34, 2019-06-28

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions i...
17:17, 2019-06-22

Germany's Merkel, planning to serve full term, backs under-fire protegee Germany's Angela Merkel threw her weight behind her embattled new defense minister and heir-apparent on Friday, while insisting she herself was fit t...
16:01, 2019-07-19

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climat...
22:00, 2019-06-29

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions i...
00:34, 2019-06-23

Germany: Merkel commemorates Hitler assassination plot 75 years after 'Operation Valkyrie' On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials....
13:34, 2019-07-20

Germany's Merkel urges China to uphold human rights in Hong Kong China's economic rise brings an increased responsibility for Beijing on the world stage, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday,...
11:00, 2019-09-11

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days. Her office insists she is fine. “The chancellor is doing well; all of her appointments will be kept as planned,” a federal government spokeswoman told The Washington Post on Thursda...
09:00, 2019-06-28

Angela Merkel admits anti-semitism is a problem in Germany, country needs to face 'specters of the past' Angela Merkel has admitted that anti-Semitism is a problem in Germany — just as the country's government was forced to backtrack over comments it mad...
23:51, 2019-05-28

Germany to cut part of funds sent to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspaper Germany will partially suspend funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazil...
00:17, 2019-08-11

Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco BERLIN (AP) — Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco. The ...
11:00, 2019-06-02

Why Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV Munchausen syndrome by proxy is having an unexpected moment—at least on television. The medical disorder, which manifests when a person “...
15:17, 2019-05-21

U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday said it would hold a meeting next week on whether to publish new guidance regarding the ...
00:00, 2019-08-14

IP Proxy Network vs VPN: Luminati CEO answers this and a lot more Gathering accurate online data can be difficult for businesses which is why Luminati is working on building the world’s largest business proxy...
04:51, 2019-08-21

Part cow, part… bacterium? Biotech company makes heifer of gene-editing blunder Enlarge / A Holstein calf, which has not been gene-edited. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) A Minnesota-based gene-editing company is left red in the fa...
15:51, 2019-09-01

Review: The $1,299 RadRunner is part cargo e-bike, part moped, and all fun “Life is about the journey, not the destination.” So said someone who clearly never tried to get around Manhattan during rush hour. There are myriad ...
23:17, 2019-08-29

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either direct...
12:34, 2019-05-22

Part sci-fi thriller, part crime drama, Don’t Let Go is an understated gem A grieving police detective receives a mysterious call from the past in Don't Let Go from Blumhouse Productions. A cell phone connection serves as ...
23:17, 2019-08-31

Rice Brothers Get Boost From Proxy Adviser in EQT Fight Natural-gas producer EQT was dealt a blow in its attempt to fend off a pair of brothers seeking control of its board, as an influential proxy adviser...
02:51, 2019-06-29

Proxy company advises shareholders against Saikawa at Nissan TOKYO (AP) — An investor research company is advising Nissan shareholders to vote against the proposal to reappoint Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa as...
07:17, 2019-06-12

Proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended stockholders to vote in favor of Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCa...
15:51, 2019-06-12

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sol...
14:34, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 2-U.S. proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has shown support for Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc by reco...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn formally launched on Thursday a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, a regulato...
11:51, 2019-07-19

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy...
03:51, 2019-07-10

ISS Recommends EQT Shareholders Back Rice Brother Nominees in Proxy Fight Natural-gas producer EQT was dealt a blow in its attempt to fend off a pair of brothers seeking control of its board, as an influential proxy adviser...
15:00, 2019-06-28

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources ...
23:17, 2019-06-23

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year stand...
23:17, 2019-06-20

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, puttin...
00:00, 2019-06-30

Homestreet defeats activist roaring blue lion in proxy contest -source HomeStreet Inc. defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year stan...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Iran’s ‘proxy’ terror army with cells ready to strike across West EXPOSED IRAN has a massive network of terrorist cells which are ready to step up attacks in the worsening crisis in the Middle East, Daily Star Online can re...
05:34, 2019-08-04

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, puttin...
10:17, 2019-06-30

UPDATE 1-HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest -source HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year stand...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.    ...
22:00, 2019-07-31

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to NATO's defense spending target. He also said ...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move an...
12:00, 2019-05-22

What is Turkey doing in Libya? Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libya...
01:51, 2019-07-08

Libya: UAE used US-made jet in bombing Libya's UN-backed government has said the United Arab Emirates used a US-made F-16 fighter jet in Wednesday's attack on a migrant detention center th...
20:17, 2019-07-05

Libya PM Serraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to end war Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Khalifa Hafta...
02:51, 2019-06-17

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migra...
00:00, 2019-07-09

About 150 Migrants Drown in Shipwreck Off Libya The United Nations High Commission for Refugees said those who drowned were probably trying to reach Italy, whose anti-immigrant government has sough...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detent...
19:51, 2019-07-04

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray ...
22:17, 2019-07-05

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger...
09:51, 2019-07-02

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict...
01:17, 2019-07-10

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers ...
02:51, 2019-06-11

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a detention center, packed in amid garbage covered in maggots an...
16:51, 2019-06-30

| War-torn Libya's electricians battle to keep the lights on Precariously perched 50m up an electricity pylon providing power to Libya's capital, Mohamad Dahman attempts to fix damage caused by fighting - but h...
22:34, 2019-05-30

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya’s coast CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya’s Mediterranean coast, as th...
16:34, 2019-06-02

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripo...
13:17, 2019-05-22

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for surviv...
17:01, 2019-06-02

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
15:34, 2019-07-06

Benghazi port bustling again despite Libya's divisions The commercial port in Libya's second city Benghazi is working round the clock three years after reopening, attempting to raise revenues for its rest...
20:17, 2019-09-02

Turkey says 6 citizens held in Libya have been freed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says six Turkish nationals who were held by a Libyan force have been released. A Foreign Ministry official s...
15:17, 2019-07-01

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been...
14:34, 2019-07-03

The Latest: UN says 3,300 detained migrants at risk in Libya The U.N. agency dealing with migration says some 3,300 migrants who remain detained in centers similar to the one near Libya’s capital Tripoli that w...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Airstrike hits detention center in Libya An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Lib...
21:51, 2019-07-03

At Least 42 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Libya Air Strike At least 42 people were killed and dozens wounded in an air strike targeting a town hall meeting in southern Libya, a local official and the UN-recog...
23:34, 2019-08-05

World powers call for an end to deadly Libya fighting Major global and regional powers have urged the warring groups in Libya to stop their bloody fighting, warning that the bloodshed is worsening what’s...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break th...
08:17, 2019-06-17

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an a...
02:17, 2019-06-19

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA mili...
00:17, 2019-07-01

3 UN staff members killed in Libya car bomb attack A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spok...
08:17, 2019-08-11

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the att...
05:17, 2019-07-03

UN chief hopeful for Libya, after Quartet meeting in Tunis Secretary-General António Guterres said he is hopeful for a solution to the eight-year long conflict in Libya, after a high-level meeting in Tunis, T...
18:51, 2019-05-21

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested ...
00:17, 2019-07-18

40 migrants rescued off coast of Libya brought to Malta Forty migrants rescued off the coast of Libya were successfully transferred Sunday to Maltese military boats and brought to port, the German rescue g...
01:51, 2019-08-05

Libya's Tripoli Government Blames U.A.E. for Deadly Airstrike Libya’s United Nations-backed government blamed the United Arab Emirates for a deadly airstrike in Tripoli this week, suggesting a new level of forei...
21:34, 2019-07-04

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednes...
18:00, 2019-07-03

Libya reopens southern airport closed since 2014 Libya reopened on Friday its airport in the main southern city of Sebha which had been closed since January 2014 due to security problems, residents ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

Libya's Mitiga airport reopens to air traffic after shelling Libya's Mitiga airport reopened to air traffic on Saturday after being closed for several hours following shelling, the airport authority said on its...
03:17, 2019-08-04

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International O...
11:17, 2019-07-05

More than a hundred migrants feared dead off Libya coast Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Tuesday it fears that a boat packed with migrants sunk off the Libyan coast with more than a hundred people de...
21:34, 2019-08-20

Libya airstrike kills dozens in southern town At least 42 people have been killed in a drone airstrike on a southern Libyan town. The UN-backed government has blamed the attack on forces loyal to...
00:00, 2019-08-06

Paris Says Its Missiles Found On Pro-Haftar Base In Libya The French defence ministry said Wednesday that its missiles had been found on a base used by forces loyal to Libya's Khalifa Haftar, but it denied s...
11:51, 2019-07-10

| Libya buries bodies of 46 migrants after deadly shipwreck Libyan authorities have buried the bodies of 46 migrants after they were plucked from the sea following one of deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterran...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi, killing three U.N. staff A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed three U.N. staff members and two other mission members on Saturday, the United Nat...
07:17, 2019-08-11

Libya claims UAE bombed migrant center with US-made jet Libya's UN-backed government has said the United Arab Emirates used a US-made F-16 fighter jet in Wednesday's attack on a migrant detention center th...
11:00, 2019-07-15

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying ille...
20:17, 2019-06-10

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid...
10:34, 2019-06-11

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli aft...
21:51, 2019-05-30

Charity ship rescues 50 African migrants in sea off Libya A charity ship run by humanitarian groups in the Mediterranean spent a rainy Sunday searching open waters for a fragile rubber boat overloaded with m...
03:34, 2019-09-09

Migrants detained in Libya, caught in crossfire, seek aid CAIRO (AP) — Eritrean migrants say the facility where they are detained in western Libya was caught in the crossfire between rival militias. The two ...
11:17, 2019-07-01

Three Libya eastern fighters killed in strike near Tripoli Three members of Libya's eastern force, including two commanders, were killed late on Friday in a drone strike on Tarhuna city by the internationally...
11:17, 2019-09-14

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 peopl...
07:51, 2019-07-04

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya: statement The United Arab Emirates denied ownership of weapons found in Libya, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation sai...
21:51, 2019-07-02

Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya now released: ministry Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, the Turkish foreign ministry spokesman said on...
12:51, 2019-07-01

| Babies saved from Libya clashes in airlift to Rome Nearly 150 migrants from east Africa, including 65 minors and 13 babies under one, were rescued from conflict-torn Libya and airlifted to Rome by the...
16:51, 2019-06-01

From Libya to Texas, tragedies illustrate plight of migrants Recent tragedies have focused attention on the risks faced by migrants, who are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reac...
09:34, 2019-07-06

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores...
22:00, 2019-07-06

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
07:01, 2019-07-16

Officials: Car bomb kills 2 UN staff outside mall in Libya Health officials say a bomb-laden vehicle has exploded outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. securit...
19:51, 2019-08-10

UN calls for inquiry into Libya detention centre bombing Attack widely blamed on warlord Khalifa Haftar, which left at least 44 dead, labelled ‘war crime’The United Nations has called for an independent inq...
20:17, 2019-07-03

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be ...
07:51, 2019-07-14

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following a missile strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles, according t...
02:17, 2019-07-08

U.S. missiles, sold to France, found in rebel hands in Libya Authorities said Wednesday Libyan government forces have discovered multiple U.S.-made Javelin anti-tank missiles in rebel hands, prompting new conce...
09:17, 2019-07-11

44 Migrants Dead After Airstrike Hits Detention Center in Libya (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wo...
16:34, 2019-07-03

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their "deep concern" over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the coun...
13:00, 2019-06-13

'I saw my friends die in the street': Mohamed El-Munir's journey from Libya to LAFC The defender has forged a professional career after leaving the chaos of his homeland. But his thoughts are always with those he has left behindWhen ...
11:17, 2019-07-23

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 peopl...
16:17, 2019-07-03

Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldw...
15:51, 2019-05-21

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensi...
06:17, 2019-05-30

Libya's Mitiga airport halts air traffic after air strike: statement The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Monday after the facility was attacked in an air strike, according to a post on the...
03:17, 2019-07-23

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad D...
02:17, 2019-05-24

| Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks...
11:51, 2019-05-30

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to...
02:34, 2019-07-06

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emer...
03:51, 2019-07-03

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, ha...
18:17, 2019-08-17

Mediterranean tragedy: 150 migrants drown in shipwreck off Libya coast 150 Europe-bound migrants were feared drowned on Thursday after the boats they were traveling in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.  ...
21:00, 2019-07-31

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and woun...
13:51, 2019-07-03

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health offici...
14:34, 2019-07-03

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-...
16:00, 2019-07-03

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group cut off water to capital and other cities as UN special envoy warns of ‘start of a long and bloody war’Water supplies to the Libyan capit...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Macron says UN refugee agency attacked, decries Libya camps French President Emmanuel Macron has called on Libyan authorities to stop holding transiting refugees in detention camps and says buildings of the Un...
00:00, 2019-07-23

| Drone strike kills dozens at wedding in Libya - reports At least 40 people have been reported killed and dozens injured after an air strike hit a wedding ceremony in southwestern Libya, according to media ...
16:34, 2019-08-05

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country'...
18:51, 2019-07-03

Libya’s Hifter tells Macron no cease-fire without negotiator Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter said in a meeting Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron that he cannot work toward a ceasefire because he h...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripo...
18:00, 2019-06-22

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention ...
17:00, 2019-07-04

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capit...
18:51, 2019-07-03

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime, say top UN officials A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on ...
18:00, 2019-07-03

‘Life-saving’: hundreds of refugees to be evacuated from Libya to Rwanda First group expected to leave dire detention centres in days, as UN denies reports that plan is part of EU strategy to keep refugees from EuropeHundr...
21:00, 2019-09-10

| Rocket fire hits Libya airport, breaking Eid truce Rocket fire hit the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport Sunday, violating a temporary truce between the unity government and forces loyal to st...
12:17, 2019-08-12

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss wa...
22:17, 2019-07-16

Libya’s counterterrorism force condemns U.N. envoy’s 'terrorist' statements The U.N. envoy to Libya and the country's Counter Terrorism Force are at odds after the envoy asserted that there were extremists fighting within the...
17:17, 2019-08-05

Ocean Viking rescue ship picks up 251 migrants off Libya Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, which operate the new migrant rescue ship, say the mainly Sudanese men and adolescents were picked up o...
04:17, 2019-08-12

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the...
16:51, 2019-06-11

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a ...
22:51, 2019-07-02

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsib...
15:34, 2019-07-04

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rig...
18:17, 2019-06-07

Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following air strike Air traffic at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport resumed on Wednesday after being halted earlier following an air strike, according to a ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in or...
18:51, 2019-07-14

Libya’s Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting PARIS (AP) — Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about ...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the co...
04:34, 2019-06-29

‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council in New York on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Libya drone strike heightens fears of air war and risk of civilian deaths Strike in Murzuq last week, blamed on Haftar forces, killed at least 45 peopleAn air war in Libya is intensifying as rival forces in the divided coun...
07:51, 2019-08-12

Eighteen hurt as two car blasts target Libya military unit: sources At least 18 people were wounded in two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna, sending plumes of ...
08:17, 2019-06-02

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: authorities The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airpor...
02:17, 2019-07-08

Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron: Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be...
18:34, 2019-05-22

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said o...
00:17, 2019-08-18

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday t...
17:00, 2019-06-13

| Nigerian women struggle to raise children born of Libya rape She was only just 18 when she gave birth without a doctor in a Tripoli apartment, gripping the hand of her best friend who had come on a journey they...
18:17, 2019-08-02

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administratio...
10:34, 2019-06-08

Libya's Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-lon...
13:51, 2019-05-22

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks: newspaper Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire in the battle for Tripoli and accused the United Nations of seeking to partition Li...
13:34, 2019-05-26

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says Use of Bayer's contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer, will eventually di...
20:34, 2019-06-27

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at lea...
08:51, 2019-07-01

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Lib...
04:51, 2019-06-07

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sh...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya oil field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and af...
06:51, 2019-07-22

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and after L...
06:34, 2019-07-22

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian heal...
15:34, 2019-05-21

G7 summit statement issued on trade, Iran, Libya, Ukraine and Hong Kong France on Monday issued a short statement at the end of a meeting of G7 leaders on several issues, but it was not a communique along the lines of th...
03:34, 2019-08-27

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” b...
20:34, 2019-05-21

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thurs...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Merkel: We're prepared for any Brexit outcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday evening to discuss Britain's pla...
23:17, 2019-08-18

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office po...
02:51, 2019-08-15

Angela Merkel ‘is well’ after being seen shaking: spokesperson "The memory of the incident last week led to the situation today - so (it was) a psychologically driven process," the official said. "There is nothin...
23:17, 2019-06-27

We all need to compromise to get deal on new EU bosses: Merkel Everyone will have to make compromises if an agreement is to be reached on how to parcel out top jobs in the European Union, German Chancellor Angela...
12:17, 2019-07-02

Merkel: We can have until Oct 31 for Brexit backstop solution German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she had not set Britain a 30-day deadline to find a solution for the so-called Irish backstop, sayin...
15:51, 2019-08-22

| Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos' German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local politician by a suspected ri...
06:51, 2019-06-23

Merkel: We still have every chance of orderly Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday there was still every chance for Britain's divorce from the European Union to take place with a dea...
11:00, 2019-09-11

Merkel: No need for fiscal stimulus package right now German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she did not see any need for a fiscal stimulus package to counter the effects of a slowing economy, b...
18:00, 2019-08-13

Chancellor Angela Merkel as art motif As she turns 65 on July 17, DW looks at how the German Chancellor has been depicted by artists. Across nearly 15 years in high office, Angela Merkel ...
16:51, 2019-07-16

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection gua...
18:51, 2019-07-12

Libya detention centre airstrike could amount to a war crime says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation An airstrike on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wedn...
05:00, 2019-08-04

Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town Intensifying clashes in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq involving air and drone strikes in recent days have left at least 90 people dead and displ...
20:00, 2019-08-20

In Libya, Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by risk of fresh military confrontation, urges restraint The UN chief has expressed his deep concern by the reported advance of forces based in the east, towards the Libyan capital, Tripoli, declaring that ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin. ...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Merkel says trade deal with U.S. of 'existential importance' German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a future trade agreement between the European Union and United States as being of existential importance, s...
11:17, 2019-06-04

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey publishe...
16:51, 2019-06-08

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stoo...
14:00, 2019-07-12

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visib...
20:51, 2019-06-18

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fin...
17:51, 2019-07-10

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was...
23:01, 2019-06-18

Angela Merkel's heir apparent: Can AKK still cut it as chancellor? Long considered German Chancellor Angela Merkel's anointed heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been building her international profile. But within p...
18:34, 2019-06-12

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as ...
17:17, 2019-07-17

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened"...
05:34, 2019-08-23

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has ...
19:17, 2019-07-13

The Latest: Trump says Merkel is a “fantastic person” OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 11:00 a. m. President Donald Trump says German Chanc...
06:00, 2019-06-28

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Macron and Merkel offered the PM nothing - apart from a means to fail The cliche "good cop, bad cop" has been used too much about this first episode of shuttle boat diplomacy from Boris Johnson. Merkel, apparently, is t...
09:51, 2019-08-23

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek to succeed Jean-Claude Jun...
00:00, 2019-06-12

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the...
22:17, 2019-07-21

Merkel awarded her 17th honorary doctorate The German chancellor has been recognized for her leadership style by the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Merkel has received several simi...
19:17, 2019-08-31

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffer...
13:17, 2019-06-04

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in just over a week German chancellor will travel to G20 despite visibly shaking at public event in BerlinAngela Merkel has travelled to the G20 summit in Japan, despite...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the count...
10:34, 2019-05-28

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling ...
23:51, 2019-07-02

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chance...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Reforming EU won't block Balkan enlargement: Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union cannot admit more members until its governance mechanisms have become more efficient ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revea...
09:51, 2019-05-24

We'll keep working for orderly Brexit post-May, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin woul...
16:00, 2019-05-24

Merkel hints at return to academia after politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to suggest on Saturday that she might return to academia at the end of her current term in office, which end...
17:17, 2019-08-31

Merkel still sees every chance of orderly Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday there was still every chance for Britain's divorce from the European Union to take place with a dea...
12:00, 2019-09-11

Merkel hopes China-U.S. trade problems will be over soon German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war affects the whole world and that she ...
07:34, 2019-09-06

Opinion: Merkel must step up her China strategy On her latest visit to China, Angela Merkel managed to sign 11 deals and also brought up the Hong Kong crisis. But she failed to take a genuinely cou...
10:00, 2019-09-09

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t ...
12:34, 2019-05-29

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human r...
22:17, 2019-09-07

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; update...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Libya: Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following ...
17:51, 2019-07-23

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
23:51, 2019-08-03

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food...
20:34, 2019-06-04

Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Hunt claims Merkel will 'look at' new Brexit deal plan Jeremy Hunt has told Sky News he has won assurances from Germany's Angela Merkel to "look at" his plan to strike a new Brexit deal if he becomes prim...
23:17, 2019-07-01

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and...
05:00, 2019-05-31

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wed...
22:00, 2019-07-10

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US...
15:34, 2019-07-19

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at ...
13:51, 2019-06-28

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that wor...
16:01, 2019-07-19

Merkel ally AKK suggests party exclusion for ex-spy chief Germany’s ex-spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen faces possible exclusion from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over his alleged far-right stance. T...
18:17, 2019-08-17

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive...
22:17, 2019-06-11

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the repl...
21:00, 2019-05-27

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission p...
04:51, 2019-05-28

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism...
06:51, 2019-08-21

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had ...
19:51, 2019-06-18

Budge on Brexit, British PM Johnson to tell Merkel in Berlin Prime Minister Boris Johnson was set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain w...
18:00, 2019-08-21

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revi...
18:51, 2019-07-10

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged the German Chancellor to use her trip to China to speak on behalf of pro-democracy protesters. Meanwhile, reports suggest ...
12:00, 2019-09-04

Merkel successor denies urging ex-spy chief's ejection The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats insists she has not called for ex-domestic intel boss Hans-Georg Maassen's exclusion from the party....
09:17, 2019-08-18

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an inter...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Par...
06:17, 2019-06-21

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next European Commission presid...
15:34, 2019-05-28

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot st...
11:17, 2019-08-18

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ?Herculean task? While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fuele...
16:51, 2019-09-12

US diplomat urges Merkel to take ‘firm stance’ in China The U.S. ambassador to Germany is saying that “now is not the time for business as usual with China” as Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to make her...
19:34, 2019-09-04

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shakin...
16:34, 2019-06-19

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel'...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bi...
03:01, 2019-06-19

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th an...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenb...
01:51, 2019-07-08

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal pr...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Angela Merkel opens new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau The German chancellor was in the eastern town of Dessau to open the new Bauhaus Museum, marking the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. The...
10:00, 2019-09-09

The Latest: Merkel wants quick deal on head of EU Commission BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on European elections (all times local): 8:10 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’d like to see a quick ag...
00:34, 2019-05-28

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Merkel says peaceful solution needed for Hong Kong German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful so...
09:34, 2019-09-06

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump...
08:17, 2019-05-31

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintai...
18:34, 2019-06-18

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
03:34, 2019-05-31

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her res...
22:34, 2019-05-24

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqian...
19:51, 2019-09-06

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel'...
22:34, 2019-05-26

Merkel says we need to explore all ways of reducing Iran tensions German Chancellor Angela Merkel said talks between the Iranian and French foreign ministers on Sunday were a side event to the G7 summit and every op...
20:34, 2019-08-25

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, th...
12:17, 2019-06-02

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month i...
14:00, 2019-06-29

Angela Merkel in China: A trip fraught with difficulties The German chancellor is a regular visitor to China. But amid economic and political unrest, her upcoming talks with the Chinese leadership are expec...
18:00, 2019-09-05

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across t...
10:01, 2019-07-12

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll...
07:51, 2019-06-11

Angela Merkel to address Harvard’s graduating class CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to address Harvard University graduates. The Ivy League school is hosting its 368th co...
12:34, 2019-05-30

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and wi...
22:34, 2019-05-30

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capi...
18:51, 2019-08-14

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Merkel meets Orban in Hungary to commemorate 'Pan-European Picnic' The two leaders have met as part of the commemorations of the symbolic event that led to an exodus of East Germans to the West. Merkel thanked Hungar...
19:51, 2019-08-19

Merkel's government delivers on promises, but voters aren't convinced The German government is working at a "record-breaking" pace according to a new study, but only 10% of voters agree. With state elections looming, ti...
19:51, 2019-08-19

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new repo...
19:17, 2019-06-05

Pompeo to meet with Merkel next week at start of Europe visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel th...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Be on your guard, Hong Kong activists tell Merkel before China trip Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be...
07:17, 2019-09-04

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel to face off over stalemate Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deaf...
20:00, 2019-08-20

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human r...
01:51, 2019-09-07

Majority of Germans support Angela Merkel, want her to finish term Germans see Chancellor Merkel as a force of stability in a crisis-ridden world, a recent survey has shown. Despite her popularity, a majority are dis...
16:51, 2019-09-06

Angela Merkel calls for peaceful resolution in Hong Kong The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancello...
16:51, 2019-09-06

Most Germans expect Merkel coalition to last to 2021, poll shows Almost three-quarters of Germans expect the ruling coalition government to last until the end of the current legislative period in 2021 and believe i...
14:34, 2019-09-05

Angela Merkel sits for anthems after latest shaking episode German chancellor reportedly requests change of protocol after third bout of tremblingAngela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthem...
16:51, 2019-07-11

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially a...
21:17, 2019-05-26

YouTuber’s viral video puts Merkel’s party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star’s viral video attacking the party’s stance on c...
14:17, 2019-05-22

Angela Merkel Sits Through National Anthems After Shaking Spells Angela Merkel remained seated during national anthems at an official ceremony on Thursday, as the German chancellor apparently sought to prevent a re...
14:34, 2019-07-11

Angela Merkel tells parliament: More climate action, less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "dein...
11:34, 2019-09-11

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's presiden...
18:34, 2019-06-12

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow on Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) in an election on Sunday that could...
13:34, 2019-05-26

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on c...
13:51, 2019-05-22

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against ...
16:51, 2019-06-08

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has cl...
15:34, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists call on Angela Merkel for help Hong Kong pro-democracy activist leader Joshua Wong has appealed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for help ahead of her upcoming visit to China...
19:34, 2019-09-04

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on T...
22:34, 2019-06-27

German Chancellor Merkel opens new Bauhaus museum in Dessau The eastern German city of Dessau is marking the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design with a collection of exhibits and objects that tie...
17:34, 2019-09-08

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notic...
16:17, 2019-05-25

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet...
18:51, 2019-07-19

Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whi...
00:17, 2019-08-31

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, ...
21:34, 2019-05-28

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, an...
02:51, 2019-06-17

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques o...
05:34, 2019-05-31

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancello...
15:34, 2019-06-02

Angela Merkel tells Harvard grads to 'tear down walls' The chancellor has addressed students at the elite university, encouraging them to shape the future. Her halting speech appeared to contain a few dig...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Merkel party politician slain; German police say no suspects German authorities have confirmed that a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head outside his...
19:51, 2019-06-03

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in ...
00:17, 2019-06-16

Merkel allies weather far-right surge in German regional elections Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners held off a surge in far right support in two state election...
20:17, 2019-09-01

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "g...
14:17, 2019-07-19

Far-right surge in east German votes could jolt Merkel's coalition Elections in two east German states on Sunday are set to show a surge in support for the far right and raise the pressure on conservative Chancellor ...
18:17, 2019-09-01

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments In her annual summer press conference, the German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congress...
17:01, 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's...
20:51, 2019-07-19

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond Germany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bo...
20:34, 2019-08-25

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned foll...
19:51, 2019-06-02

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, German politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, ...
15:34, 2019-05-28

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French p...
15:34, 2019-07-06

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitsm Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany ...
14:34, 2019-05-28

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Je...
14:17, 2019-07-02

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are fin...
08:34, 2019-05-28

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000,...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secr...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: Nigeria massacre, Libya shelling condemned; recycled plastic used to build classrooms in Côte d’Ivoire Our main stories today: UN chief and senior UN official condemn the ‘terrible massacre’ in Nigeria that left some 65 dead, and the shelling of a hosp...
21:00, 2019-07-31

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection  This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
23:34, 2019-08-20

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
19:51, 2019-08-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres calls for restraint in Venezuela, Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastat...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
22:17, 2019-06-07

How to Avoid Getting Pickpocketed Last year, several groups of pickpocketers profited off oblivious commuters on New York City’s subway system. “I open the purses, put my hands in, an...
19:34, 2019-08-20

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond: BamS Germany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bo...
13:17, 2019-08-25

‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health a...
17:51, 2019-07-19

Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened, warns key ally of Angela Merkel A key ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel today stressed that she and other EU leaders were adamant that the Brexit withdrawal agreement will not...
14:51, 2019-07-24

1st woman — mother of 7 and Merkel disciple — is nominated to lead EU’s executive commission Ursula von der Leyen, a surprise choice to become the next head of the European Commission, is a strong supporter of closer European cooperation who ...
00:34, 2019-07-03

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked question...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms,...
19:17, 2019-08-14

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect wit...
06:34, 2019-07-17

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying...
20:17, 2019-07-19

Merkel's shaking episodes fuel debate about German power handover German Chancellor Angela Merkel's bouts of shaking at public events are firing up a debate among some of her Christian Democrats about whether she sh...
19:51, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-With rents spiraling, Merkel tells landlords: Serve the public German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged private housing investors on Friday to recognise their obligation to the public amid growing concern that spira...
15:51, 2019-06-14

German ally of Merkel, Manfred Weber, gives up claim to lead EU executive A conservative ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday formally gave up his claim to become the next head of the European Commission, mark...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Merkel promises to meet defense spending target amid U.S. criticism German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was taking Berlin's commitment toward its NATO allies seriously to further increase defense spend...
21:00, 2019-08-13

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angel...
11:34, 2019-06-02

Angela Merkel sits during welcoming ceremony following third public shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat during a welcoming ceremony for the Danish prime minister Thursday, just one day after she was seen visibly shaki...
23:34, 2019-07-11

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announceme...
15:17, 2019-07-17

Most Germans find AKK unfit to replace Angela Merkel, poll finds While the transfer of power within the ruling CDU conservatives appears to have been well orchestrated, a new poll suggests few think Merkel's heir a...
23:51, 2019-05-29

WATCH: Angela Merkel filmed shaking during German national anthem German Chancellor Angela Merkel was filmed shaking repeatedly while listening to her country's national anthem, prompting fears she was suffering fro...
00:34, 2019-06-21

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead...
22:01, 2019-06-03

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want...
23:51, 2019-08-21

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel says China must 'guarantee' rights and freedoms ‘In the current situation, everything must be done to avoid violence,’ German chancellor says in BeijingThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has sai...
03:17, 2019-09-07

Angela Merkel urges 'humility' towards nature at Iceland climate meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Iceland for talks with leaders of Nordic countries. Climate is expected to dominate the agenda, and Merkel has ...
14:00, 2019-08-20

Angela Merkel, Jair Bolsonaro discuss aid for Amazon in 'productive' conversation Their telephone call followed strained relations in recent weeks between Bolsonaro and Europe over combating wildfires in Brazil. Bolsonaro said Euro...
02:51, 2019-08-31

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both ...
22:17, 2019-07-16

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says Hong Kong Freedom Must Be Guaranteed German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li...
12:34, 2019-09-06