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Modi congratulates Merkel, wants stronger Indo-German bonds

New Delhi [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Angela Merkel on assuming office as the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany for the fourth successive term. Modi, who made a phone call to congratulate Merkel, also asserted his commitment to continue working with

ABPLIVE.IN - 2018-03-22 06:55:00

Leader comment: Politics should not be a man's game

Despite women making up about half the population, only 23 per cent of the world's political leaders are female; and just three women - Theresa May, Angela Merkel and Erna Solberg - run a G20 country. Despite women making up about half the population, only 23 per cent of the world's political leader

SCOTSMAN.COM - 2018-03-22 06:00:00

Angela Merkel elected German chancellor for fourth time, asks for EU unity in defence, foreign affairs

Berlin: German chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday called for unity in the European Union (EU) in the future, especially in defence and foreign affairs. "In the coalition agreement (with Social Democrats), we are committed to the goals of the Alliance," Xinhua quoted Merkel as saying who referred

FIRSTPOST - 2018-03-22 04:19:58

Narendra Modi calls Angela Merkel to congratulate her on assuming office as German Chancellor for fourth term

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to congratulate her on assuming office for the fourth successive term. An official release said Modi lauded "the strong leadership" provided by Chancellor Merkel to Germany, and the pivotal role played by G

FIRSTPOST - 2018-03-22 03:43:45

Angela Merkel: Huge migrant influx will not be repeated

The huge migrant influx of 2015 will not be repeated, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday during the Bundestag address, DW reported. Angela Merkel noted the debate about migration has "divided and polarized" the country to this day. According to her, Brussels must end illegal migratio

NEWS.AM - 2018-03-22 01:23:00

Bogus refugee who raped and killed EU official's daughter in Germany jailed for life

A BOGUS refugee who raped and murdered the daughter of a top EU official has been sentenced to life in jail in Germany today. Hussein Kmhavari, was told he will serve an indeterminate sentence because of the brutality of the crime. GETTYHussein Khavari tried to plead as a minor but dental testing a

EXPRESS.CO.UK - 2018-03-22 00:01:00

Merkel pledges to learn from migration critics

Angela Merkel has set a limit on migrants after losing voters to far-right partiesCLEMENS BILAN/EPA Angela Merkel dedicated her fourth term today to healing the divisions stoked by her generous refugee policy as she faced accusations of funding migrants at the expense of poorer Germans. Mrs Merkel s

THETIMES.CO.UK - 2018-03-22 00:00:00

Taoiseach travels to Berlin to discuss Brexit with German Chancellor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin Merkel said Germany and the European Union would continue talks with the United States on trade. Kitco Metals Inc. and the author of this article do not accept culpability for losses and/ or damages arising from the use of this pub

GAZETTEDUBAI.COM - 2018-03-21 23:59:59

Time to go! Calls for Angela Merkel to quit as head of party

Uwe Schummer, the head of the Union Workers' Group in the Bundestag said that Mrs Merkel should step aside and hand power to her deputy Annegret Kramp-Kareenbauer. Mr Schummer said Ms Kramp-Karrenbauer, the current Secretary General of the Christian Democratic Union party wild bring "optimism" in co

EXPRESS.CO.UK - 2018-03-21 19:11:00

Killing Iran nuclear deal will lead to war, Merkel warns Netanyahu

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on January 24, 2018. (Photo by Reuter) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a staunch oppon


Angela Merkel stresses migrants, Islam in first Bundestag address of new government

Before Berlin was so radically and comprehensively gentrified, I lived in a fourth floor apartment of a crumbling house whose windows looked across a concrete yard into an apartment of an old man. We largely kept different hours, and he to himself. As such, our exchanges never progressed beyond the


The Latest: EU's Tusk expresses "cautious optimism" on trade

BERLIN (AP) - The Latest on the reaction to President Donald Trump's proposal to put tariffs on steel and aluminum (all times local): 6:05 p.m. European Union Council President Donald Tusk says he has "cautious optimism" that a trade war between the EU and the United States over steel and aluminum t


Germany's Merkel hopes to avert 'illegal' US tariffs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is backing talks aimed at averting U.S. ste


Germany: New faces but not policies

From left, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer. | AP BERLIN - After nearly six months of haggling, the three-party German coalition puck is in the goal box. The suspense is over. For the fourth time in a row the country will again be ru


Merkel Warns of Polarization in First Policy Speech of New Term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned against giving in to her country's worst political polarization since World War II, saying all citizens must benefit from the biggest economic boom in more than a quarter-century. Outlining her new government's agenda in a speech to parliament, Merkel said many


Germany's far-right AfD deletes Islam poll after unwanted result

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party's Berlin branch deleted a poll on Twitter after getting an unexpected result. AfD Berlin started a survey on its page, asking, "Is Islam part of Germany?" The result, however, surprised the organizers as 85 percent of the voters said "yes" and only 1


Merkel to clarify key goals of fourth term in address to parliament

Europe Online Berlin (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to address the lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, on Wednesday to explain how her newly formed government plans to tackle key issues. Merkel and her new cabinet were sworn in to office last week, almost six months after ele


Varadkar meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin

Mr Varadkar travelled to the German capital for the meeting following his St Patrick's Day visits to the United States. Discussions also focused on trade, the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and digital taxation - as well as their approach to the future of the European Union. Germany is Ireland's


France and Germany vow to LEAD Eurozone reforms

THE EURO zone is set to be reformed by Paris and Berlin, according to France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire after meeting with his German counterpart Olaf Scholz. Mr Le Maire said that he doesn't expect Germany to change its direction on the future of European politics after the creation of a ne


Leo Varadkar Warns Final Agreement Still To Be Reached On Brexit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned that gaps still remain between the EU and the UK over Brexit. He said while there has been progress in the Brexit negotiations "nothing is agreed until everything is agreed". Mr Varadkar was speaking following a meeting with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel in Ber