Angela Merkel

Casual monitoring reprehensible

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it best: ''Spying on friends is not on at all''.

Merkel warns Britain against EU exit

Merkel warns Britain against EU exit

Germany's Angela Merkel has warned Britain not to turn its back on Europe ahead of talks in London with Prime Minister David Cameron aimed at overcoming divisions that threaten to block a European Union budget deal later this month.

Greek protesters send message to Merkel

Greek protesters send message to Merkel

About 8000 demonstrators chanted anti-austerity slogans and hoisted banners warning Angela Merkel she was not welcome in Greece at a protest on Monday, the eve of a visit by the German chancellor.

Merkel cancels Tunisia trip over film concerns: report

Merkel cancels Tunisia trip over film concerns: report

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has cancelled a visit to Tunisia in early October, an aide says, as a German paper cites safety concerns over unrest in the region in protest against a US-made anti-Islam video.

Merkel tries to calm storms over Greece, ECB policy

Merkel tries to calm storms over Greece, ECB policy

Angela Merkel has tried to calm a growing storm over euro zone crisis strategy after the Bundesbank likened ECB bond-buying plans to a dangerous drug and a conservative ally of the German leader said Greece should leave the currency bloc by next year.

Merkel rebuffs pleas for debt action

Merkel rebuffs pleas for debt action

On the eve of an EU summit that could determine the future of the euro zone, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has brushed aside increasingly shrill calls from Spain and Italy for emergency action to lower their soaring borrowing costs.

Merkel, Greek president discuss euro vote

Merkel, Greek president discuss euro vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed with Greece's President on Friday whether his country should hold a referendum on staying in the Euro, but the idea was vehemently rejected by Greece's two biggest parties.

Merkel's party routed in big German state

Merkel's party routed in big German state

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies.

Merkel scrapes win on Greek bailout as opposition grows

Merkel scrapes win on Greek bailout as opposition grows

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has scraped through a parliamentary vote endorsing a second bailout for Greece but faces a growing backbench revolt against pouring in more money in support of the euro zone.

Europe signs up to German-led fiscal pact

Europe signs up to German-led fiscal pact

Chancellor Angela Merkel cemented her political ascendancy in Europe today when 25 out of 27 EU states agreed to a German-inspired pact for stricter budget discipline, even as they struggled to rekindle growth from the ashes of austerity.

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