The Germany supports the U.S.’s elimination of terrorist Soleimani

Politics 01/06/20, 09:47

Germany expressed its support for the U.S. decision to assassinate Iranian terrorist leader Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a U.S. air strike. The German government said Friday that the United States had reason to attack and kill the top commander of the Iranian Quds Force on Thursday night, Jan. ...

President Trump has productive talks with German chancellor at G-7 summit

Europe 08/26/19, 15:31

President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines for bilateral talks during the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, on Monday, Aug. 26. Both leaders concurred the talks had been “productive.” Very productive meeting with Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, at the #G7Summit in Biarritz, ...

Trump praises Boris Johnson, slams G20 members

U.S. 07/23/19, 18:22

U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivered a speech at the Turning Point USA's Teen Student Action Summit on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. The president praised Boris Johnson and criticized G20 members during his address. The young leaders here today (@TPUSA) are part of a movement unlike anything in the history of ...

Angela Merkel to address Harvard’s graduating class

Europe 05/30/19, 00:19

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to address Harvard University graduates.The Ivy League school is hosting its 368th commencement ceremony Thursday with a keynote speech from Merkel.It caps several days of activities that also included speeches from former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.The ...

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader

Europe 05/29/19, 05:11

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn't up to leading the country.Merkel handed over the leadership of her Christian Democratic Union to Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in December and said she wouldn't seek a fifth term as chancellor. Her ...

EU leaders converge on Brussels to haggle over top jobs

Europe 05/28/19, 03:46

European Union leaders are converging on Brussels to haggle over who should lead the 28-nation bloc's key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe's political landscape.Presidents and prime ministers will meet over dinner Tuesday evening to choose who should take over as head of the ...

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe

Europe 05/28/19, 02:05

Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country's Nazi past.Merkel, who was interviewed by CNN's Christiane Amanpour in Berlin, said in excerpts released Tuesday that Germany has to face up to populists who are finding mainstream ...

Update: Merkel wants quick deal on head of EU Commission

World 05/27/19, 16:43

The latest on European elections (all times local):8:10 p.m.German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she'd like to see a quick agreement on who should run the European Union's executive branch, a matter on which her own governing coalition so far is divided.Leader of Five-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, meets the media ...

Germany’s governing parties in damage control after EU vote

Europe 05/27/19, 13:59

Germany's governing parties licked their wounds Monday after a battering in the European Parliament election and vowed to improve their performance. The leader of the junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition sought to face down her critics, calling for a vote aimed at bolstering her position.Merkel's center-right Union ...

From Poland to Portugal, election highlights across Europe

World 05/27/19, 10:56

Here's a brief look at the results of the European elections, country by country, arranged according to the number of seats they hold in the European Parliament:GERMANY: Chancellor Angela Merkel's middle-of-the-road governing coalition lost significant ground , while the Greens surged and the far right made modest gains.FRANCE: The far ...

Greens triumph as German governing parties perform poorly

Europe 05/26/19, 13:48

Germany's governing parties were headed for their worst post-World War II showing in a nationwide election on Sunday amid discontent with their stuttering performance over the past year, with the Greens surging to second place in the European Parliament vote amid increasing concern about climate change.Projections for ARD and ZDF ...

Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote

Europe 05/26/19, 11:50

The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election.Exit polls for ARD and ZDF television put support for the Social Democrats at ...

Croatia’s WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits

Europe 05/17/19, 06:45

Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament.While Merkel will on Saturday address the main convention of the center-right European ...

Update: German government still urging Brexit deal

Europe 05/17/19, 05:34

The Latest on Brexit talks (all times local):11:30 a.m.The German government says it still has a "great interest" in Britain reaching a domestic agreement on how to move forward on Brexit, after talks between government and opposition broke down.FILE - In this Thursday, April 11, 2019 file photo, British Prime ...

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