AJ Impact

Merkel focuses on trade at start of talks in Beijing

The German chancellor hopes for a resolution to US-China trade war and says Germany is open to Chinese investment.

Merkel focuses on trade at start of talks in Beijing

Germany

Far-right AfD projected to make gains in two German state polls

Votes in two eastern states threaten to deliver blow to Germany's traditional big parties and their national coalition.

Far-right AfD projected to make gains in two German state polls

AJ Impact

Trump: US-EU trade deal could be 'very close'

Americans signal readiness for broad agreement, but German and Italian leaders say much remains to be done.

Trump: US-EU trade deal could be 'very close'

AJ Impact

Germany flirts with recession - again

Powerhouse economy of Europe contracted in the second quarter, increasing calls for Berlin to ditch fiscal discipline.

Germany flirts with recession - again

AJ Impact

Will Germany blow its budget to tackle climate change?

The country's coalition government considers taking on new debt to finance green initiatives.

Will Germany blow its budget to tackle climate change?

Europe

Iran, Syria on agenda as Mike Pompeo meets Germany's Merkel

German chancellor says brief talks with the US Secretary of State has Iran, Afghanistan, Syria and Libya on the agenda.

Iran, Syria on agenda as Mike Pompeo meets Germany's Merkel

European Elections 2019

Merkel: No knowledge of nationalist song played at Croatia rally

Critics say German chancellor should confront Croatian HDZ party's 'irredentist' agenda shown at EU election rally.

Merkel: No knowledge of nationalist song played at Croatia rally

AJ IMPACT

In Greece, Merkel embraces former Eurosceptics

The warm greeting for Merkel could signal a new push for Eurocentric parties ahead of European parliament elections.

In Greece, Merkel embraces former Eurosceptics

Europe

Merkel visits Greece in show of 'EU solidarity' amid protests

Observers say the visit is a chance to move past a difficult relationship between Berlin and Athens.

Europe

Massive data breach targets German politicians 'at all levels'

Personal information of hundreds of MPs, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been published online.

Massive data breach targets German politicians 'at all levels'

Europe

Germany to 'take on more global responsibility in 2019'

In New Year address, Merkel says Germany will push for global solutions to climate change, migration, and 'terrorism'.

Angela Merkel: Germany will take on more global responsibility

Germany

Angela Merkel's mixed legacy: Open-door policy, rise of far right

As Merkel hands CDU leadership to her successor, analysts say open-door immigration policy has given rise to far right.

Angela Merkel's mixed legacy: Open-door policy, rise of far right

Europe

Merkel defends legacy as divided party picks new leader

Four-term Chancellor gets standing ovation as she bids farewell as party chief and urges party to look to the future.

Germany's conservative CDU party to vote on Merkel's successor

Europe

Germany: Leadership race for Angela Merkel's replacement

One of the candidates is Merkel’s former rival who left politics after being sidelined by her nearly 10 years ago.

Opinion

Merkel and the revenge of the old white boys' club

For almost two decades, a conservative all-men's pact has waited to have its political revenge on Angela Merkel.

Madhvi Ramani

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Madhvi Ramani