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German Chancellor Angela Merkel to deliver Europe speech at Davos

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will speak about the future of Europe at the World Economic Forum in Davos but will leave before US President Donald Trump is due to arrive.

published on : 19th January 2018

Storm's death toll in Germany rises to at least eight

Authorities in Germany say the death toll from a storm that swept across the country has increased to at least eight.

published on : 19th January 2018

Australian Open: Roger Federer cruises into third round after beating Jan-Lennard Struff

The Swiss second seed was too strong for the 55th-ranked Struff, reeling off a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) victory in 1hr 55min in the night match on Rod Laver Arena.

published on : 18th January 2018

Angela Merkel urges Germany's SPD to back 'fair' coalition plan

Some 600 delegates from the SPD will hold a make-or-break vote on Sunday on whether to enter into formal coalition talks or risk plunging the country into political chaos.

published on : 17th January 2018

Russia slams US demands for Iran; Germany seeks more detail

Russia spoke out strongly today against the US push for modifying a nuclear agreement with Iran, while Germany said it would seek more detail on what the US wants.

published on : 15th January 2018

German defence minister warns against IS 'safe havens'

Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Sunday the war against the Islamic State group is not over, even if the jihadists have been "largely defeated militarily".

published on : 14th January 2018

Angela Merkel risks leading weak 'losers' coalition for Germany

Merkel insisted the accord with the Social Democrats, which must still be approved by the party's rank and file, would ensure Germany's enduring stability and prosperity.

published on : 13th January 2018

Germany to cap yearly refugee arrivals at about 200,000: Coalition paper

Germany will limit the number of asylum seeker arrivals to around 200,000 annually under a draft coalition agreement sealed Friday in marathon talks between the country's two biggest parties.

published on : 12th January 2018

Germany's Social Democrats party board approves Merkel coalition deal

A tentative German coalition government deal cleared a key hurdle Friday when the Social Democrats' party board gave the green light to the agreement hammered out in marathon talks.

published on : 12th January 2018

What's next for Germany after Angela Merkel's coalition government breakthrough?

Germany inched toward a new government Friday as Chancellor Angela Merkel and the centre-left Social Democrats agreed to move ahead with formal talks to build a coalition.

published on : 12th January 2018

Germany's Angela Merkel reaches 'breakthrough' after marathon talks for coalition with Social Democrats

After more than 24 hours of talks and months of political paralysis, red-eyed party chiefs and their negotiating teams reached an in-principle agreement to start formal coalition talks.

published on : 12th January 2018

German court overturns acquittal of 'sharia police' Islamists

A group of Islamists in Germany who formed a "sharia police" vigilante street patrol will face trial again after a court on Thursday overturned an earlier acquittal.

published on : 11th January 2018

Time over money? German's largest union champions 28-hour week

Tens of thousands of German workers downed tools this week as the country's largest union ramped up its battle for the right to a 28-hour week.

published on : 11th January 2018

Angela Merkel in last-ditch push for German coalition

September's inconclusive elections left veteran leader Merkel without a majority and struggling to find partners to govern Europe's biggest economy.

published on : 11th January 2018

France urges more German investment to boost EU

France's finance minister on Wednesday urged Germany to loosen the purse strings to help boost European growth

published on : 10th January 2018
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