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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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