Merkel

ALGIERS, Algeria | Merkel, Algerian officials discuss migration, Libya

ALGIERS, Algeria — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday during a one-day visit to the country to discuss migration and the situation in neighboring Libya. Algeria’s official APS news agency reported the meeting happened in the presence Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and other government members. The discussions take … Continue reading ALGIERS, Algeria | Merkel, Algerian officials discuss migration, Libya

BERLIN | Merkel: German government won’t collapse over spy chief

BERLIN— Chancellor Angela Merkel says a dispute over the future of Germany’s domestic intelligence chief won’t bring down her coalition government. Merkel’s conservatives run Germany in a coalition with the center-left Social Democrats, who on Thursday demanded the removal of domestic spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen over much-criticized comments about recent far-right protests in the eastern … Continue reading BERLIN | Merkel: German government won’t collapse over spy chief

TBILISI, Georgia | Merkel, in Georgia, supports territorial integrity

TBILISI, Georgia— German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Georgia, expressing support for the ex-Soviet nation’s territorial integrity. Georgia entirely lost control of its breakaway provinces of South Ossetia and Abkhazia after an August 2008 war with Russia. The conflict erupted when Georgian troops tried unsuccessfully to regain control over Moscow-backed South Ossetia and Russia sent … Continue reading TBILISI, Georgia | Merkel, in Georgia, supports territorial integrity

FRANKFURT, Germany | Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

FRANKFURT, Germany— German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday — thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump, whose sanctions and criticisms over trade, energy and NATO have created new worries for both leaders. The two will meet at the German … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

SINGAPORE  | World stocks rise as Germany finds middle ground on migrants

SINGAPORE  — Global stocks recovered on Tuesday as German leaders reached a surprise compromise on migration, putting to rest fears that the weeks-long dispute may topple Merkel’s fourth government. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX rose 1.0 percent to 12,361.70 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.8 percent to 5,318.70 in early trading. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | World stocks rise as Germany finds middle ground on migrants

BERLIN  | Migration fight shakes German govt as Merkel, ally face off

BERLIN — Germany’s interior minister insisted that his party has no intention of bringing down Chancellor Angela Merkel and her government, but there was little sign Sunday of a compromise in a bitter standoff over migration. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is calling for Germany to turn back at its border migrants who have registered as … Continue reading BERLIN  | Migration fight shakes German govt as Merkel, ally face off

BEIJING  | Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech

BEIJING  — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday stressed the importance of dialogue with China during a visit to Beijing that comes amid shared concerns over trade with the United States and Washington’s rejection of the Iran nuclear deal. Merkel held morning discussions with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who said China-Germany relations were “developing steadily … Continue reading BEIJING  | Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech