Angela Merkel

Defiant Merkel takes on protestors at rowdy campaign rally

Chancellor Angela Merkel stood up to rowdy protestors who tried to drown out her campaign speech with deafening jeers and whistles in the eastern town of Quedlinburg on Saturday, telling them that their angry shouts would not solve Germany’s problems.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Angela Merkel most influential figure of the year

AFP journalists choose Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015 after the German chancellor stamped her mark on the European migrant and Greek financial crises.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

Merkel is Time 'Person of the Year'

Time Magazine names German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its "Person of the Year".

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Germany vows to do more against IS

Germany will do more in the fight against Islamic State militants, Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Germany ‘can cope with more migrants’

Germany can cope with at least 500,000 asylum seekers a year for several years, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel says.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Migrants resume journey towards Germany

Hundreds of migrants have resumed their journey through Austria to Germany after Hungary's decision on Friday to let them through.

June 26, 2015
June 26, 2015

EU agrees to relocate 40,000 migrants

EU leaders holding late-night talks in Brussels have agreed to relocate tens of thousands of migrants who have arrived in Italy and Greece.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Taylor Swift in Forbes Power Women List

Singer Taylor Swift has made it on the Forbes Power Women List for first time this year, being placed at number 65 for her career achievements and charity work.

April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015

Memorial service for Alps crash dead

A memorial service for the victims of last month's Alps plane crash is to be held at Cologne Cathedral.

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