Her own authority is somewhat diminished with her alliance losing around eight per cent of its voteshare.
26 Sep 2017 1:45 AM
Merkel however faces tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist.
25 Sep 2017 9:32 AM
The text contained spelling errors, raising doubt whether it was sent by Islamists or far-right activists trying to stoke fear.
23 Sep 2017 4:05 AM
The CDU has plumped for a soft-focus campaign centred on patriotism and Merkel herself.
13 Aug 2017 6:18 AM
Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) lead their closest rivals, the Social Democrats (SPD), by a 12-to-17-point margin.
12 Aug 2017 9:39 AM
Mr Modi has developed a rapport with Mr Macron and Ms Merkel; it would make economic and strategic sense for India to partner Europe.
29 Jul 2017 1:00 AM
The woman was eventually released without charge, but the incident and the online debate it ignited point to the tension in Saudi Arabia.
20 Jul 2017 12:53 PM
The arrival of global health on the G-20 agenda must be seen in this context.
13 Jul 2017 5:45 AM
Mr Modi emerged as the most robust and fervent advocate to fight against international terrorism.
12 Jul 2017 2:14 AM
The incident fuelled long-standing allegations of nepotism against the US leader, who has put family members in top White House positions.
08 Jul 2017 7:43 PM
Prez Trump also underscored his appreciation for Italy's efforts to address the significant Libyan migration crisis, the statement said.
04 Jul 2017 12:57 PM
As a democratic society, India also has to look back to see what little progress has been made with regard to gay rights.
02 Jul 2017 12:55 AM
Merkel voted against a law to legalise same-sex marriage which passed parliament, saying she believed it was preserve of a man and a woman.
30 Jun 2017 1:34 PM
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30 Jun 2017 12:07 AM
The bill was hastily put on the parliamentary agenda on the last day before the summer break by the centre-left Social Democrats.
28 Jun 2017 3:49 PM
German Chancellor says bloc’s future priority as British PM meets European leaders.
23 Jun 2017 2:21 AM
The bilateral panel will report to a joint ministerial meeting of the eurozone's two biggest players in July.
20 Jun 2017 6:39 PM
The Macronmania in France is similar to the Obamamania that swept the US after Barack Obama was elected president in 2008.
11 Jun 2017 2:06 PM
May also confirmed to Merkel in a phone call that Britain was ready to begin Brexit negotiations 'as planned in the next couple of weeks'.
11 Jun 2017 11:42 AM
The American administration’s decision is a major blow to the global consensus that took more than two decades to reach.
06 Jun 2017 12:43 AM